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Starpoint edges Albion in triple OT Roosevelt carries St. Joe's to win; Lancers drop Timon

Starpoint beat Albion in triple overtime on Saturday in a game Spartans coach Al Cavagnaro described as "our greatest win since we beat Cassadaga Valley at Rich Stadium in 1984."

Aaron Taylor provided the winning margin, scoring on a 20-yard run in the third overtime in what was the Spartans' Class A North opener.

Albion had won the last 12 meetings with Starpoint. The Spartans' last win was, 9-8, in 1989.

Neither team scored in the first OT. Albion scored on the first play in the second OT on a 20-yard pass to Chris Thomas from Justin Ward. Starpoint answered on a Tom Mueller 10-yard run. Mueller finished with 110 yards on 23 carries. QB Shane Canahai had two TDs, including a 50-yard pass. For Albion, Andre Kinder scored three TDs and had 128 yards receiving.

> Nonleague

St. Joe's 48, V-Aquinas 8: QB Naaman Roosevelt turned in another huge game with 498 all-purpose yards. He scored on an 81-yard interception return, a 95-yard run and a 93-yard kickoff return.

He finished with 164 yards passing and 141 rushing. Anthony Biagotti had 10 tackles, Luke DeLuca added nine and Dominic Cook had a TD catch plus two sacks for the unbeaten Marauders (3-0).

Canisius 35, Seneca 22: Sophomore Justin Volk scored three TDs and finished with 153 yards rushing as the Crusaders took a 35-0 lead. Pat Gerrity and Tim Cellino had nine tackles each.

> Monsignor Martin

St. Mary's 13, Timon/St. Jude 10 (OT): Joe Cianciosa kicked a pair of field goals, including a 30-yard game-winner in overtime. Timon was unable to move the ball in OT as a fourth down pass over the middle fell incomplete.

The Tigers also missed a 29-yard field goal with four seconds left in regulation that would have won it. Eric Kufel had an interception to go with 12 tackles while Aaron Barczak added eight tackles and an interception for St. Mary's.

Cardinal O'Hara 43, Nichols 0: Sophomore running back Reggie Garner scored five touchdowns, including a 70-yard fumble return, as the Hawks won their league opener. Garner finished with 135 yards on 12 attempts. He has 12 TDs this season.

Freshman linebacker Shaquille Dudley had a 25-yard interception return for a TD. Jackie Feaggens had six tackles and Phil Alagna had an interception.

> Class AA

Niagara-Wheatfield 19, Williamsville North 13 (2OT): Stefan Marzahl scored on a 20-yard run in the second OT as the Falcons won in dramatic fashion. North was intercepted by Joe Kephart during its set of downs.

In the first OT, both teams scored, but both missed their extra point kicks with North's being blocked. North forced the game into OT when T.J. McDuffie scored on a 3-yard run with 49 seconds left.

> Class A

Grand Island 30, Lew-Port 7: Wide receiver Phil Wendt had just two receptions, but both went for TDs as the Vikings kept the Lancers winless. QB Ryan Breier scored GI's first TD on a 1-yard run and then he found Wendt for scores of 46 and 6 yards. Breier was an efficient 7 of 10 for 147 yards passing. Josh Anderson had eight tackles for GI. Lew-Port broke through in the fourth quarter when Rick Stepian caught a 47-yard pass from Brad Maines.

Hamburg 15, Amherst 0: The Bulldogs' defense held Amherst to five first downs and scored on a fumble recovery to record its second straight shutout. Hamburg scored all its points in the second quarter, started by Jim West's 28-yard field goal.

Amherst was on its own 6-yard line when linebacker Bill Eagan scooped up a fumble and scored. Later in the second, Matt Thomas caught a 49-yard pass from Mark Fregelette. Linebacker Zach Shouldice had eight tackles and Anthony Gorrell had a fumble recovery. Amherst's Vinny DeRosa had 16 tackles, two for losses.

Lake Shore 22, Kenmore East 8: Hector Rosas had 29 carries for 193 yards and one TD for the Eagles. Lake Shore (3-0, 1-0) had 269 yards rushing. The Eagles have given up just 14 points in three games.

> Class C

Cleveland Hill 34, Falconer 0: Robert Kelly had three rushing TDs and a 72-yard interception return for another score to lead the Eagles. Kelly finished with 207 yards rushing while Alphonso Rose had 13 tackles.

> Class D

Panama 39, Chautauqua Lake 0: Joel Wiggers scored four TDs, had 11 tackles, blocked two punts and tied the school record with a 42-yard field goal. Ronson Mazany threw for 112 yards.

West Valley 28, Sherman 20: Matt McCarthy scored the go-ahead TD on a 55-yard run on a trap play with 7:02 left for the Wildcats. Jesse Salazar had 190 yards on 11 carries, and Eric Maringer added 116 yards on 15 tries.

> Harvard Cup

East 20, Bennett 12: Three games into its first season since 1977 and the Panthers are 3-0. Herbert Chandler had 14 tackles, two fumble recoveries and a pair of sacks. Antonio Speed caught a 51-yard TD pass and threw a PAT pass.

Burgard 18, Hutch-Tech 0: Dwane Lewis did all he could to lift the Bulldogs to their third win in a row as he threw a TD pass to Andrew Williams and scored on runs of 1 and 12 yards.

Terrell Henry blocked a punt and Javon Williams recovered it to set up Lewis' 1-yard run. Brandon Croskrey had nine tackles and three sacks. Burgard held the Engineers to 105 yards of offense. Tech lost three fumbles and was intercepted.

McKinley 36, Riverside 26: The Macks' ground game, led by Sean Rogan (199 yards, two TDs) and Chris Pratt (197 yards, three TDs) knocked off the defending Harvard Cup champs. John Hogg and Sergio Smith had nine tackles each for the Macks. Riverside's Mike Williams scored three TDs, including a 90-yard kickoff return.

The Frontiers are ranked No. 7 among large schools.

Grover Cleveland 8, South Park 6: Chas Walker knocked down a South Park PAT pass as the Sparks attempted to tie the game following a score with 2:40 left. It was one of many big plays on defense for the Presidents as Ricky Williams returned an interception 75 yards for a TD and Steve Means forced the South Park punter out of the end zone for a safety. Dominic Wilson had 10 tackles and four sacks for Grover Cleveland while Tony Allen had two of his team's five interceptions.

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