Hitting the highlights from the first night of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association football quarterfinals at locations across the state:
Class A: Junior running back Brandon Beatty set a career high with four touchdowns on just seven carries as Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake blitzed Malone, 54-13 to advance to a semifinal next weekend against Cornwall.
Beatty scored on jaunts of 74, 14, 2 and 29 yards for Burnt Hills, which put up seven first-half TDs despite running just 15 offensive plays.
Tyree Smallwood scored on runs of 6, 65 and 82 yards as Cornwall eliminated Yonkers Roosevelt 31-21 by rallying from an early deficit. Smallwood scored twice in the second quarter for a 14-7 lead, and Kenny Kirshner threw a 29-yard TD pass to Dylan Babcock from punt formation in the third quarter.
In the other half of the bracket, defending state champ Sweet Home dominated in a 33-7 win over Aquinas as Pat McMahon put on an impressive show. McMahon (18-for-26) threw for 202 yards, ran for 93 on 12 carries and registered 1½ sacks.
Sweet Home has won 24 straight games since a loss to Aquinas in the 2007 quarterfinals.
Class B: Nanuet reached the semifinals for the first time since 1994 by ousting Highland Falls O'Neill 35-0 as Tom Hanney threw for one TD and ran for another en route to 95 rushing yards.
Schalmont earned a berth against Nanuet by posting a 34-20 win over Beekmantown after falling behind 20-7 in the first half.
Schalmont quarterback Vincent Gallo foiled the Eagles with touchdowns and 238 yards on the ground.
Schalmont stopped Beekmantown on downs with the score 27-20 late in the fourth quarter, and Gallo ran 62 yards on the next snap to trigger a four-play TD drive to clinch the victory.
Class C: Bronxville dominated Ellenville 34-6 by scoring on four of its first five possessions and surrendering just two first downs in the first half.
Bronxville drove 51 yards on four plays to a Will Karol 29-yard TD run to open the scoring, and followed a punt with TD runs of 2 yards by Brian Murray and 16 and 9 yards by Liam Berney.
Bronxville piled up 312 yards rushing.
Class D: Groton knocked off No. 1 Westmoreland 40-11