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Friday, Sept. 18, 2015: Baldwinsville rallies past Auburn 50-46

   Leading off today: It may not have been Baldwinsville's biggest comeback in three decades, but it was close.

   Down 32-6 at the half, the Bees rallied to defeat Auburn 50-46 in football on Thursday night on quarterback Ben Dwyer's 1-yard sneak for a touchdown in the final minute. Auburn scored twice in the second half to answer Baldwinsville scores and the Maroons still led 46-26 in the fourth quarter after Nasir Smith scored his fifth touchdown.

   Baldwinsville closed it to 46-42 with Jack Buis' 13-yard run, Dwyer's 46-yard pass to Mark Lannier and a pair of successful 2-point conversion passes. Dwyer's conversion pass to Thir Sutphen after the go-ahead TD closed the scoring.

   Carl Sanfilippo, in his 31st season as the B'ville coach, told the 1985 Bees rallied from 28 points down to beat Fayetteville-Manlius.

    • Daesean Williams ran for 206 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries as Watertown broke a 16-game losing streak by beating Oswego 39-8.

   Section 6 soccer developments: Williamsville East, ranked 12th in the state in Class A, fell to Hamburg (5-1-2) 3-0 in boys soccer. Justus Hoffman scored his division-leading 12th goal, while Erik Szabala and Gabe Masterangelo also connected for Hamburg.

   In girls action, Morgan Zlockie scored three goals to reach 100 for her career as Ellicottville beat Randolph 5-2.

   Consecutive clean sheets: Lowville's girls soccer team, ranked 10th in Class B, blanked Carthage 3-0 on Thursday. Goalkeeper Alexis Bach only needed to make one save for the Red Raiders (7-0), who posted their sixth consecutive shutout.

   Resignation: The Paul Latino era in girls basketball at Highland is over nearly as soon as it started. According to Hudson Valley Sports Report, he resigned as coach Thursday just three days after being approved by the school board to replace longtime coach Jim Delmar.

   AD Frank Alfonso confirmed the latest development to the website and indicated a new search would commence.

   Delmar lost his job as baseball coach last spring and girls basketball coach this season because he is not an employee of the Highland schools. Per the contract with the teachers union, district employees have priority on coaching assignments.

   Latino previously coached boys basketball at Highland and Our Lady of Lourdes, and has been Highland's modified boys basketball coach for several years. He is president of the Highland Teachers Association.

   Delmar's basketball teams have won five Section 9 championships in seven years.

   More basketball: St. Joseph Hill has named Mary Meagher and Tom Turner its new girls varsity basketball co-coaches. They had been co-coaches of the JV team football site

for five seasons and are replacing Jenny Driscoll, who needed to step down after four seasons after recently entering the NYPD police academy, The Advance reported.

   Fresh data: Reports (including ours) had Unatego QB Josh Feyerabend breaking the Section 4 career passing yardage record in Week 2 vs. Sidney. The Daily Star re-ran the numbers this week and tweeted he actually set the mark during Week 1 action.

   College decision: Monsignor McClancy junior baseball star Quentin Holmes has committed to Mississippi State. Holmes, also an accomplished sprinter in track, hit .350 with four home runs and 18 stolen bases last season to help the Crusaders reach the CHSAA Intersectional semifinals.

   Redskins ban: California is a governor's signature away from prohibiting its schools from using the Redskins nickname. The state's assembly and senate last week passed the California Racial Mascots Act, which would prohibit public schools from using the athletic team name or mascot beginning in 2017. There are currently four public schools in California that use the nickname, according to The Huffington Post.

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