On The Gridiron:
Last week Cuba-Rushford kept York-Pavilion off the board with a 28-0 victory on the road. The win was huge for the Rebels as it marked two in a row for the team as they charge into the playoffs. Cuba-Rushford ended the year with a 5-2 record. The Rebels finished as the number two team in the league as they await an opponent for their playoff matchup on Friday. The Rebels will look to carry their momentum from the end of the regular season to propel them in the playoffs. Cuba-Rushford’s opponent is to be announced and the game is scheduled for Friday at 7 p.m.
Portville ended the rough season with a 47-0 blowout loss to Maple Grove. The Panthers only managed to win one game this year, beating Nichols in a non-conference face off. At 0-5, Portville finished in last place in the league. The Panthers’ opponent for the first round of the playoffs is to be announced, but it will be a top-seeded team posing a serious challenge for Portville. The game is scheduled for Friday at 7 p.m.
A big road win for Olean -- 26-8 over Griffith Institute last week -- gives the Huskies some much needed confidence going full-steam into the playoffs. Olean is led by a pair of seniors -- Luke Chapman under center and Dylan Vincent in the backfield. Chapman threw for 418 yards this season, with Vincent rushing for an impressive 615 yards. The Huskies will face Burgard-Math Science Tech on Thursday in the first round of the playoffs. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Bradner Stadium.
Allegany-Limestone wrapped up the season losing to Silver Creek-Forestville Central 18-7. The Gators dropped three games in a row to close out the year. Allegany-Limestone ended with a 2-6 record, finishing at fourth in the conference. They will be awaiting an opponent for Friday’s game at Fred G. Grace Stadium.
To The Pitch:
Allegany-Limestone men’s soccer team finished off its impressive season beating Pioneer 3-0 Saturday. The Gators had a 15-1) reord this season with their only loss coming to International Prep at Grover High School in a non-conference match. Coach Jon Luce and his team went undefeated at 10-0 in league play. Allegany-Limestone outscored its opponents 47-7 while collecting 10 shutouts. The Gators are ninth in the state and will have had a full week of practice to prepare for the playoffs.