• WNY High School Sports Highlights 2006:
    Top Stories

    Week 1

    Week 2

    Week 3

    Week 4

    Week 5

    Week 7 & 8

    Week 9

    Week 10

    WEEK 1:  

    • North Tonawanda defeated Orchard Park 22-14 in a battle of AA powers.  OP leads the series with the Lumberjacks 14-9.
    • Williamsville South defeated Kenmore East 28-24 on a last second TD pass from D. Clark to Adrian Wood.
    • Frontier upset Niagara Falls 6-0 to give new head coach Rich Gray his first win.
    • Msgr. Martin Assn. teams defeated Harvard Cup Teams 5 games to 1 over the weekend.
    • Iroquois defeated Williamsville East 23-14 in the Chiefs first game under the lights, over 2000 attended.
    • Medina defeats Tonawanda 42-14 in a Key "B" North match-up.
    • Cattaraugus/ Little Valley defeated Ellicottville in a Key "D" East game.
    • Nick Jackson Randolph Sr. RB Scores 5  TD in the Cardinals win over Sherman.  The win was the 17th consecutive victory for Pat Slater team.
    • Cleveland Hill defeated Maryvale 14-8  to achieve town bragging rights for the year.
    • Albion scores 12 points in the 4th quarter to defeat Grand Island 12-7 in a key "A" North match-up.
    • Curtis Underwood Lackawanna Sr. RB / LB rushes for 152 yards and 1 TD  and record 15 tackles in the Steelers win over Cheektowaga.
    • Chris Stoddard Southwestern Sr. Passes for 2 TD's ran for 88 yards and kicked 5 PATS in the Trojans win over rival Falconer.
    • Kyle Shevlin Iroquois Sr. Kicked a 37 yard Field Goal, rushes for 65 yards and passed for 102 yards in the Chiefs win Williamsville East.
    • Al Monaco Timon Head Coach Recorded his first win with the Tigers 19-0 Shutout victory over South Park.

    WEEK 2:  

    • Clarence and Lancaster earned their second consecutive shutout with wins over West Seneca West and Williamsville North.
    • Curtis Underwood Lackawanna rushes for 277 yards and 3 TD's in the Steelers win over Fredonia.
    • Dunkirk stopped its losing streak win in a a 8-0 win over Springville.
    • Frontier won its second in a row with a 34-7 win over Kenmore West.
    • Allegany-Limestone defeated Salamanca in a key "C" South match-up.
    • Cheektowaga defeats Hamburg 32-13 in their first game in league "A" South. The Warrior moved up in class from "B" North.
    • Lafayette upset East 20-14 in the Harvard Cup.
    • Bennett is 2-0 for the first time since 1997 as the Tigers defeated Seneca 14-6.
    • Williamsville East upset Sweet Home 21-14 with Zach Miller Scoring 2 TD's.
    • St. Joe's completed 27 of 45 for 303 yards and 3 TD's in the Marauder loss to St. Anthony's.

    WEEK 3:  

    • Kenmore West Upset North Tonawanda 35-19 to give the Blue Devils their first victory and the Lumberjacks their first loss.
    • East Aurora Defeats Southwestern 23-21 on a Clint Doll 22 Yds. Field Goal with 2 seconds remaining in a key class "B" South match-up.  Eddie Miller snaps the ball to holder Tom Bailey for Dolls' winning Kick.
    • Clarence remained unbeaten with a 28-6 win over Frontier. Steve Washington scores 3 touchdowns for the Red Devils whose defense has only given up 6 points in 3 games.
    • Matt McCarthy West Valley Sr. RB rushes for 196 yards. scores 5 TD's and recorded 12 tackles in the Wildcats 64-28 win over Hinsdale.
    • Terrance Schmado St. Joseph's Sr. QB threw 4 TD passes, ran for a TD and  recorded 294 yards total offense in the Marauders win over St. Frances.
    • Maryvale rushes for 403 yards and 4 TD in the Flyers 34-14 win over Medina in a key "B"  North match-up.
    • McKinley won the first night game played at All High Stadium defeating Burgard 14-6 in a re-match of last years Harvard Cup title game won by the Macks.
    • Silver Creek stopped Randolphs 18 game win streak with a 22-6 Victory. Rob Genco 2 touchdowns sparked the Black Knights win.

    WEEK 4:  

    • Orchard Park knocked Clarence from the unbeaten ranks 35-14 in a key class AA south match-up.
    • Joe Duquette JFK Sr. RB scores 5 TD's in the Bears win over Wilson.
    • Lackawanna remained unbeaten in the Steelers win over Southwester.  Curtis Underwood rushes for 245 yards and 2 TD's.
    • Chris Monaco Stapoint Sr. kicker booted a 19 yrd. FG with his left leg (injured his normal kicking leg) to lift the Spartans to a 1-0 win over Grand Island.
    • Timon/ St. Jude defeated Canisius 16-12 in the Msgr. Martin Assc. Connor Kobes threw for 2 TD's for the Tigers.
    • Depew dominated Tonawanda 36-7 as Mike Sanders rushes for 163 yards and 3 TD's.
    • Grover Cleveland recored their third consecutive shotout with a 21-0 victory over South Park.

    WEEK 5:  

    • Maple Grove remained unbeaten by defeating Randolph 35-34 in overtime in a Class D West match-up.  Randal Secky completed 21 of 27 for 359 yds. and 2 TDS. The Jr QB also ran for a TD.
    • Niagara Wheatfield upset North Tonawanda 15-13 with Jon Smith directing the Falcons to victory.
    • Falconer defeated Cleveland Hill 31-6 to knock the Gold Eagles from the unbeaten ranks.
    • Maryvale defeated Depew 14-7 to take over first place in Class B North.  The Flyers were led by their defense and the play of Jeremy Mountain.
    • Frontier won their fourth in five games defeating Lancaster 23-13. In a key Class AA South match-up.
    • CJ Eggleston with 163 yds. and Ryan Geneco with 133 yds. led Silver Creek to a 28-12 win over Allegany/Limestone.
    • Kenmore East upset Williamsville East 34-15 to earn their first win of the season.
    • Grover Cleveland earned their fourth consecutive shutout defeating Seneca 26-0.

    WEEK 6:  

    • Silver Creek defeated Cleveland Hill 35- 6 to clinch the Class C North title.  Ryan Genco scores 4 TD's for the Black Knights.
    • Grover Cleveland defeated Hutch Tech 12-6 to remain unbeaten with a 5-0 record.
    • Falconer clinches the Class C south title with a 11-3 win over Allegany/Limestone.
    • Orchard Park clinches their third consecutive title with a 32-0 shutout of Jamestown.
    • Niagara Wheatfield earned a playoff spot with a hard earned 28-21 win over Kenmore West.
    • St. Joseph's defeated Timon/st Jude 49-7 with Sr. QB Terrance Schmano throwing 6 TD passes, 4 to Domonic Cook.
    • Maryvale clinches its first title since 1992 with a 33-6 win over Alden.
    • Reggie Garner Jr. RB rushes for 312 yds. and scores 5 TD's in Cardinal O'Hara 42-19 win over St. Mary's. The Hawks have won 14 consecutive games.
    • Kenmore East won its second game 29-28 over Lew-Port as John Anthony Wiltenberger threw for 4 TD's.
    • Lake Shore defeated Cheektowaga 21-0 to stay in pursuant of a playoff berth in Class A South

    WEEK 7 & 8 :  

    • Nick Jackson - Randolph Sr RB rushes for 564 yards and 8 TD's  in the Cardinals 2 victories.
    • Niagara Wheatfield defeats Niagara Falls 10 - 0 to win the Class AA North title its first since 1997.
    • Sweet Home defeats Starpoint 17-0 to clinch a playoff berth.
    • Chris Stoddard - Southwestern SR QB threw for 5 TD's and rushes for 1 TD in the Trojans shutout win over Springville.
    • Iroquois defeated Lake Shore 19-13 to complete an unbeaten regular season and clinch the Class A South title.

    WEEK 9:

    Top PerformancesOrchard Park, Clarence, Iroquois, Sweet Home, Lackawanna, Maryvale, Silver Creek, Falconer, Cattaraugus/Little Valley and Maple Grove.  All won  playoff games to reach the Section VI Title Games on Thursday & Friday

    • Terrance Schmano St Joseph's Sr. QB threw for 333 yards and 6 TD in the Marauders win over rival Canisius.
    • McKinley took over first place in the Harvard Cup defeating previously unbeaten Grover Cleveland 26-6.
    • Jerry Smith St. Francis Head Coach won his 100th victory with the Red Raiders 6-0 win over Timon / St. Jude.
    WEEK 10:
    • Matt Crandall Cattaraugus/ LV Jr. RB rushes for a Section VI Playoff record 383 yds. and 2 TD's in the Timberwolves win over Maple Grove in the Class D Final.
    • Wyatt Mariacher Iroquois Jr. QB took over for the injured Kyle Shevlin and threw 3 TD passes and returned an interception for 74 yds. and a TD in the Chiefs win over Sweet Home in the Class A Final.
    • Justin Maderer Orchard Park Sr. RB rushes for 3 TD's to lead the Quakers to a third consecutive Class AA Title.
    • Curtis Underwood Lackawanna Sr. RB rushes for 200 yds. and scores 2 TD's including a 75 yd run with less than 2 minutes in regulation time to lift the Steelers to a 20-14 win over Maryvale and the Class B Title for the second consecutive year.
    • Falconers Adam Erickson scored 2 pt conversion with 8 seconds left to lift Falconer to a 8-7 win in the Class C Title Game.
    • St. Joseph's, St. Francis , Cardinal O'Hara and St. Mary's will play in the Championship games for the Msgr. Martin Assc. on Thursday Nov. 9 at Ralph Wilson Stadium.