Unbeaten Holland Patent routs Little Falls

Published Sep 17, 2018 at 4:10pm

Holland Patent collected its third win of the season, 35-0, over Little Falls on Saturday.

The Golden Knights are playing home games on the road this season as its field’s upgrades are completed. This one was at Whitesboro High School. It was a Class C East contest.

Jason Haas got Holland Patent on the scoreboard first with a seven-yard run halfway through the second quarter. The defense scored just before the half when end Nick Fasset forced a fumble and linebacker Bryce Dare scooped it and ran it back 80 yards for a score as Little Falls was driving.​ A two-point conversion made it 14-0.

Nick Herringshaw hit receiver Josh Ernst from 32 yards out for the lone score of the third quarter, and Ernst’s kick made it 21-0.

Haas would get two more rushing scores, both in the fourth quarter, to seal the victory. He scored from eight yards and then from 43.

HP is now 3-0 overall and in the Class C East, and plays next at Onondaga at 7 p.m. Friday.

Little Falls is now 0-3 overall and in the league.

Westmoreland gets first win

Westmoreland exploded for 22 second-quarter points and defeated Phoenix, 49-18.

The Bulldogs fell behind when Mason Bell caught an 8-yard touchdown toss from Ethan Fox, but answered with an 11-yard run by quarterback David Piersall later in the first quarter. Phoenix couldn’t convert its two-point attempt but Westmoreland did, and it was 8-6 after the first quarter.

Piersall hit Calvin Hooper from 15 yards then Cody Tarkowski scooped up a blocked punt in the end zone for another score. Piersall then connected with Zach St. Peter for a 10-yard touchdown pass to end the first half scoring. The Bulldogs were up 30-6 at that point.

Phoenix scored to open the second half on a Scott Barrington catch from Fox that went 32 yards. Westmoreland’s Mike Alloggio answered with the first of two rushing touchdowns on the day, this one from 28 yards.

Piersall ran in a score from four yards in the fourth, then Phoenix’s Fox hit Mason Bell for a 63-yard score for its last scoring play of the day. Alloggio added a 14-yard run to cap the scoring.

The Bulldog defense forced six turnovers on the day — four interceptions and two fumbles recovered.

Westmoreland is now 1-2 overall (0-2 in Class D West), and will host Cato-Meridian in a divisional game at 7 p.m. on Friday.

Phoenix is 1-2 overall, 1-0 in the Developmental League.

Clinton shut out

Oxford kept Clinton off the scoreboard in a 26-0 road victory.

Clinton, which plays conventional 11-player football played eight-man football in this game against Oxford’s eight-man team.

Full game details were unavailable.

Oxford scored on an 85-yard kickoff return, a 70-yard pass and two touchdown runs.

Clinton is now 0-3 overall and 0-2 in Class C East.

The Warriors host Notre Dame of Utica at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in a Class C East contest.

Oriskany holds on for win

Oriskany edged out Sherburne-Earlville, 20-14, on the road in eight-man football.

Full game details were not available.

Matt Enos threw for three touchdowns for Oriskany. He hit Devon Lacy for a 30-yard score then ran in a two-point conversion. He later hit Brendan Kelly for a 43-yard score and then Lacy again from 28 though the conversion attempts failed on those touchdowns.

Enos was 8-for-14 passing for 192 yards with the three scores and one interception. He also ran 10 times for 47 yards. Lacy had three receptions for 106 yards and the two scores and ran eight times for 65 yards.

Defensively, the Redskins were paced by Brendan Kelly with 15 tackles and an interception, Kyle Pestar with 10 tackles and two sacks and Nolan Bryant with 10 tackles and a sack.

Oriskany is 1-0 overall and plays its first Original 6 divisional game at 7 p.m. Friday on the road against South Lewis.

Adirondack crushed

Canastota shut out Adirondack, 58-0, in a Class C East game.

Drew Marshall hit Raymond Wilsey for passing touchdowns of 50 and 22 yards to open the game, then had a 45-yard run.

In the second quarter, Nick Weber had a 16-yard run for a score, Marshall ran it in for 10 yards and Greg Olden had a four-yard run.

Olden and Wilsey had touchdown runs of 13 and 42 yards, respectively, in the third quarter to cap the scoring.

Branden Mooney led Adirondack in yardage with 12 runs for 48 yards and four catches for 39 yards. Adirondack is now 0-3 overall and in Class C East.

The team travels to 0-3 Little Falls at 1 p.m. Saturday for a divisional game.