Sectional football playoffs sizzle on Saturday

      While Friday nights are renowned for being the big night for high school football, this Saturday was a pretty exciting day in itself.

      In Class AA one of the most evenly matched quarterfinal games played out, in a contest everyone knew would be a battle to the finish. The 6th seeded F-M Hornets scored early on #3 Henninger and never gave up the lead in a 17-6 victory. The win sets up a matchup with Baldwinsville in the Class AA semifinals.

      Class AA Brackets:

      (1) CBA vs. (5) West Genesee

      (2) Baldwinsville vs. (6) Fayetteville-Manlius

      Class A Brackets:

      (1) Jamesville-Dewitt vs. (4) Whitesboro

      (2) Indian River vs. (3) Nottingham

      In Class B, it's a game we saw played out several years in a row with a Section III crown on the line. Saturday, however it was played out in the first round. Cazenovia played host to Westhill in a 2 vs. 7 matchup in the Class B quarterfinals, but the second-seeded Lakers didn't even let the Warriors keep it close, winning 48-6.

      Class B Brackets:

      (1) Chittenango vs. (4) Oneida

      (2) Cazenovia vs. (6) Camden

      Class C Brackets:


      (2) Skaneateles vs. (4) Bishop Ludden


      (1) Herkimer vs. (7) Lowville

      Class D-

      (1) Sandy Creek vs. (4) Weedsport

      (2) West Canada Valley vs. (6) Westmoreland