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Homeroom Announcements: Wednesday's big games & more

Get yourself ready for today's #PrepTalkLive action with everything you need to know about the day ahead in high school sports.

What to watch for Wednesday

1. Girls volleyball - Hamburg at Williamsville East, 6 p.m.

No. 2 large school Williamsville East hosts No. 5 Hamburg in a key ECIC II battle.

The Flames swept Amherst yesterday to stay a perfect 9-0 in league play. Setter Makayla Greenfield lead the way with 18 assists and four aces.

The Bulldogs played East tough in the first game of the season, losing in set scores of 25-20, 25-20 and 26-24. Eleanor Clarks and Kailee Herbsts are two of the top players for Hamburg.

2. Girls soccer - Hamburg at Allegany-Limestone, 4:30 p.m.

No. 2 small school Allegany-Limestone (13-1) hosts No. 6 large school Hamburg (10-2-1), which is making the hour-plus trip south.

The Gators lost their only game to No. 5 large school Pioneer in a high-scoring affair, 6-4. Alyssa Spring is the top scorer with 29 goals and seven assists. Molly McClelland has 12 goals and Hallie Domes 11.

The Bulldogs are the only team to hand No. 2 large school Williamsville East a loss this season. They split with East and also lost to Frontier in nonleague. Hamburg's led offensively by Eve Bierl's nine goals.

3. Field hockey - Lancaster at Williamsville South, 5:30 p.m.

No. 7 Williamsville South (9-4) and No. 9 Lancaster (8-5) meet in an interdivisional ECIC contest.

The Billies have won five in a row and seven of their last eight. Jenna Woods leads the team with 10 goals.

The Legends haven't won or lost more than two games in a row this season. Jillian Blas has a team-high 11 goals and six assists.

4. Boys volleyball - Hamburg at Orchard Park, 6 p.m.

No. 9 Hamburg visits No. 10 Orchard Park in a nonleague matchup between longtime ECIC I members.

The Bulldogs moved down to ECIC II this season and are at the top of the division with fellow one-loss No. 8 Sweet Home. They host the Panthers next Tuesday in what could be for the league title.

The Quakers are young and in the middle of the pack in ECIC I with Williamsville North behind Frontier and Clarence. OP visits the Red Devils next Tuesday.

5. Boys soccer - Hamburg at Starpoint, 7 p.m.

No. 10 large school Hamburg (9-2-3, 7-2-1) heads to ECIC II foe Starpoint (10-4-1, 8-2-1).

The Bulldogs need to extend their five-game winning streak in order to have a chance at the division title. The current top team, No. 5 Williamsville East (10-1-2, 8-1-1), plays host to Hamburg on Friday night.

This is the last game of the season for the Spartans, who are the only team to beat the Flames this season, 2-0 on Sept. 14. This is the second game in as many nights for Starpoint. It beat Amherst yesterday, 2-1, with Max Balko scoring both goals.

Honor roll
- Girls volleyball: Lancaster at Williamsville South, 5:30 p.m.
- Girls volleyball: St. Mary's of Lancaster at Sacred Heart, 6 p.m.

Today's schedule can be found at our high school scoreboard.

#PrepTalkLive updates: While we follow ALL the high school action via our Prep Talk team, we encourage YOU to also tweet updates from the games you are attending with the hashtag #PrepTalkLive attached.

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Everything you need to know about Section VI football playoff scenarios

How The News Voted after Week Six's games

High Schools: LaCongo wins ECIC golf with 72 at Sheridan

High school scores & schedules (Oct. 11)

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