Leading off today:
Tim Voorhis scored Queensbury’s go-ahead touchdown with 3:29 left and a Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake extra-point attempt with 1:07 to go bounced off an upright preserving a 28-27 of the state's top-ranked Class A football team Saturday.
Queensbury, ranked No. 11 in Class A by the New York State Sportswriters Association, defeated the defending NYSPHSAA champions for the first time since 2004 and snapped Burnt Hills' 15-game winning streak.
“We got lucky there, but you know what — we needed that luck. We didn’t get lucky the whole game,” Voorhis told The Post-Star after finishing with two TDs.
After Voorhis made it 28-21, Burnt Hills responded with John Clayton’s 9-yard touchdown pass to Patrick Brown. However, Clayton’s extra-point kick struck the right upright and fell harmlessly to the ground.
Lawrence triumphs: Lawrence, likely to ascend to No. 1 in Class A on Tuesday, beat Sewanhaka 40-27 as Jordan Fredericks piled up 146 yards and four touchdowns on eight receptions. His 55-yard reception from Joe Capobianco midway through the second quarter broke a 20-20 tie.
Aquinas rallies: Jack Zembiec was 18-for-26 for 325 yards and three touchdowns to spark Aquinas back from a 21-13 deficit to win 31-21 at St. Joseph's.
Aquinas is ranked No. 1 and St. Joe's No. 9 in Class AA by the NYSSWA.
Alonzo Turney caught eight passes for 91 yards and a TD, and linebacker Charlie Rist made 12 tackles. Aquinas rolled up 17 first downs to six for St. Joe’s and it outgained the Marauders by 463-244.
“They’re a great team," St. Joe's coach Dennis Gilbert told The Buffalo News. "I’d like to play them every week. I love playing them. They’re well coached, they’re disciplined, they play hard. It’s just a good, hard-fought game all the time.”
Close call I: Raymond Jones had three sacks, including the last two plays of the game, to preserve No. 8 Roosevelt's 7-0 win over No. 18 Seaford in Nassau County Class B action.
Rob Hansen scored on a 16-yard run in the first quarter.
Close call II: Dobbs Ferry senior Tim Soave and sophomore Jibril Kapadia racked up a combined 228 rushing yards and three touchdowns as Dobbs Ferry earned a 28-20 win over Bronxville in Section 1 Class C action.
Bronxville is ranked 13th and Dobbs Ferry 15th by the NYSSWA.
Kapadia (11 carries, 117 yards, 1 TD) broke a 58-yard run on the first snap from scrimmage and Soave followed with an 18-yard touchdown run for an early 7-0 lead.
The Dobbs Ferry's defense finished with three interceptions and a fumble recovery.
Upset in Section 1: Cameron Ciero threw for a pair of touchdowns and rushed for the go-ahead score as Horace Greeley upset Harrison, ranked ninth in Class A, 21-15.
Greeley went ahead for good on a Ciero run less than a minute into the second half after 38 yards of Harrison