High school football statisticians had a busy Friday night, as teams piled up plenty of points during the season’s third week.
Saturday afternoon, Bishop Timon-St. Jude and St. Mary’s of Lancaster did their part to keep the trend going for another day. The Tigers’ offense was on a roll in defeating St. Mary’s, 44-27, in a Monsignor Martin Association matchup.
Matt Myers set the tone for the Tigers, with 92 yards rushing and three touchdowns. He also finished 10 pass completions in 19 attempts for 216 yards and another touchdown. Hakeem Humphrey had 119 yards and two touchdowns for Timon, while teammate Hunter Lancaster finished with three catches for 114 yards and a touchdown.
Takal Molson hooked up with Cameron Dunning for a pair of touchdowns for the Lancers, including one that came on a 46-yard pass play.
Class A North
Williamsville East 42, Kenmore East 6: The Flames earned their first win of the season after starting with a pair of losses. Pat Orsini had four catches for 158 yards and a score for Williamsville East. Ryan Foster completed only one other pass, going 5 for 9 with two touchdowns. Cameron Davis ran 28 yards for a score after recovering a fumble.
Williamsville North 34, Niagara Wheatfield 13: The Spartans moved to 2-1 with a convincing win. Jose Padilla was 14 of 22 for 209 yards, and the quarterback threw for a score and ran for another touchdown. Jarius Huggins had four catches for 80 yards, 44 of them came on a single touchdown catch. Williamsville North had a 27-6 scoring advantage in the second half.
Kenmore West 55, Sweet Home 7: The Panthers of Sweet Home had been a football powerhouse for quite a while, so no one is likely to give them much sympathy when they have a down season. Sweet Home lost its third straight game, as the Blue Devils cruised to a 55-7 win. Mark Taylor set the tone for Kenmore West when he returned the opening kickoff 95 yards for a score. DeAngelo Walker-Johnson ran for two touchdowns and threw for 158 more, plus on defense he had an interception. Terrell Ford had two interceptions, and ran one back for a score.
Cardinal O’Hara 34, Leadership Academy (V) 6: The Hawks piled up 503 yards in total offense – including 446 yards rushing – in earning a win over their Rochester-area opponent. Clifford Zeigler scored touchdowns on each of his first three carries as he ran for 192 yards on 10 carries. O’Hara’s Will Willis ran seven times for 147 yards and two scores, and had an interception with a 45-yard return.
Aquinas (V) 27, St. Joe’s 7: The visitors from the Rochester area put on a powerful display of defense in beating the Marauders. St. Joe’s had only six yards in total offense in the first half, and finished with 63 yards for the game. Quarterback Jake Zemiec of Aquinas was 9 of 19 for 144 yards and three touchdowns; all of the TD passes went for at least 20 yards.
Trinity (Ont.) 49, Nichols 6: The Vikings outgained Trinity, 376-350, in total yardage, but it didn’t help on the scoreboard due to four turnovers. Manny Williams ran for 111 yards on 13 carries for Nichols.