High School Football Season Opens In Area
High school football got underway in the area Friday night with a full slate of games.
At Southwestern’s Charles A. Lawson Field, the Trojans’ Cole Snyder threw for 223 yards and five touchdowns — three to wide receiver Alex Card — as the hosts picked up a 35-8 win over Franklinville/Ellicottville.
Meanwhile, at Jamestown’s Strider Field, the Red Raiders jumped out to a 12-0 lead only to see West Seneca East score 34 unanswered points in a 34-12 non-league victory.
Randolph/Frewsburg’s second season as a merged program got off on the right foot as the Cardinals beat Cassadaga Valley/Falconer, 41-12, in Randolph.
Curt Fischer’s first game as the head coach at Chautauqua Lake/Westfield was also a success in Mayville as the longtime Maple Grove coach added to his career wins total with an 18-7 victory over Allegany-Limestone.