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The Orchard Park football players lingered in the cold November rain before walking off the field following their home finale. Soaking in the afterglow of their 21-14 comeback victory against Bennett, the Quakers embraced the elements and celebrated a return to the Section VI Class AA championship game at New Era Field for the first time in three years. “This is what you…

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Bennett Tigers (7-3) Coach: Stevenson McDuffie, eighth season. Home field: All High Stadium. Program founded: Unknown. Outlook: The Class AA runner-up returns seven starters on each side of the ball, including first team All-Western New York running back D’Jae Perry. He’s part of a talented backfield that includes classmate Justin Campbell, who averaged 8.9 yar…

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The Bennett Tigers' four horsemen stable running backs are still brainstorming nicknames. “The dynamic quadruple,” Justin Campbell suggested in the afterglow of Friday night’s 34-7 victory over Clarence. “We’re working on trying to find a name,” Ja’Vair Walker interjected. “Whatever it is,” Campbell said, “we’re going to find something good. We’ve got the best running b…

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Who’s who: The 11-team class consists of one division. Its members are the Bennett Tigers, Clarence Red Devils, Frontier Falcons, Hutch-Tech Engineers, Jamestown Red Raiders, Lancaster Legends, Lockport Lions, Niagara Falls Wolverines, Niagara Wheatfield Falcons, Orchard Park Quakers and Williamsville North Spartans. Alignment shift: Kenmore West drops down into Class A…