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Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016: Pleasantville wins with late field goal

   Leading off today: Though it was a relatively tame week overall in Class B, there will be some movement when the next set of state rankings is released courtesy of three upsets in head-to-head matchups of ranked football squads Saturday.

   Other than scoring on a punt return, blocking a field goal and two punts and then kicking a field goal with 3.5 seconds left, No. 13 Pleasantville had a routine time during its 38-35 win over No. 2 Westlake.

   Jack Howe kicked a 25-yard field for the win after Joseph Ferri's 25-yard TD run had pulled Westlake even.

   Roy Penn-Cosentino rushed for 195 yards and three touchdowns as No. 25 Liberty downed No. 21 Spackenkill 34-21.

   In the third upset, No. 12 Hornell edged No. 8 Livonia 30-22.

   CHSFL surprise: A 58-yard pass play from Frank Patalano to Rocco Miraglia in the final minute set up Paul Inzerillo's 36-yard field goal with :11 remaining to give Monsignor Farrell a 23-20 win over Class AA No. 14 Archbishop Stepinac.

   Inzerillo finished 3-for-4 on field goals, including a 53-yarder in the fourth quarter.

   "I'm so very proud to see us come back and play four quarters," Lions coach Anthony Garofalo told The Advance. "We've been asking for that all year. It was nice to see the way we responded. It was an amazing effort."

   More Class AA: Kevin DiCapua kicked a 32-yard field goal in overtime to give No. 10 West Islip a 16-13 win over Half Hollow Hills West, which rallied from 13 points down in the second half.

   West Islip quarterback Jake Guercio rushed for 137 yards and two TDs on 33 carries.

   The West Islip defense opened the OT by knocking down an attempted fourth down screen pass to set up DiCapua's heroics.

   Class D: Four of the state's six top teams in the class lost this weekend. No. 3 Ticonderoga joined the list with a 34-12 loss to Class B Peru. Ryley O'Connell passed for two touchdowns and John Gallo rushed for 120 yards and another score in the victory.

   Dolgeville, ranked 14th, rolled to a 62-23 win over previously unbeaten Frankfort-Schuyler.

   Chase Doxtader rushed 16 times for 181 yards and four TDs, and Cole Harlow had 97 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries. Doxtader scored on runs of 11, 4 and 61 yards in the first half to help build a 38-23 lead.

   Meanwhile, No. 5 Cambridge coasted to a 51-13 win against No. 17 Whitehall to avenge a pair of losses from the 2015 season.

   Ryan McLenithan rushed for 156 yards and three touchdowns for the Indians, who racked up 511 yards of offense. Fullback Colton Dean rushed for 95 yards and two touchdowns. football site

   Big performances: Nick Falkides completed 20 of 24 passes for 290 yards and five touchdowns as Williamsville East defeated Amherst 53-32. Falkides added a rushing TD.

   Tyler DeMeo caught three TD passes and ran for two more scores. He topped it off with a 27-yard field goal with 2:01 left as Carey edged Mepham 36-33. DeMeo made 11 catches for 197 yards.

   Kyle Benham blocked two punts and the Greece Athena defense returned three interceptions for touchdowns as the Trojans downed Honeoye Falls-Lima 49-14. Tavon Grannison, Diamonte Raby and James Sciortino recorded pick-sixes.

   Scoreboards: Here's the rundown of scores from Week 7 of the season. In addition, here's how the New York State Sportswriters Association's ranked teams fared.

   Tragedy in Section 10: Gouverneur football player Brennan Stevens, 17, died Friday afternoon in a one-vehicle accident.    Stevens was alone in the vehicle, which hit a tree alongside Route 58, police said. A passer-by notified authorities.

   Gouverneur, ranked sixth in Class C, canceled its game Friday night against Massena.

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