The Express

DANSVILLE — The Dansville Seniors beat Livonia, 37-20, on a hot beautiful day of football. After two tough loses the Mustangs went back to the basics and ground out the win against the Bulldogs.

Dansville's backfield comprising of Cody Moran, Quinn Dixon, Clayton Rigdon, Peter Caldwell, Aiden VanAuken, Brody Sick, Brady Henchen, Ryan Frazier and Dakota Calvert accounted for 225 rushing yards with 5 touchdowns.

“Blocking out of the backfield was a main focus for us this week and we really capitalized on our practice efforts,” said coach Bob Sick. “None of which could be done without the unsung heroes leading the way on the offensive line including Trea Nickerson, Dominick Odell, Mason Spry, Trace Coons, Camden Foster, Ashley Thomas, Logan Quick, Zach Gardiner, Gavin Halbert, Sawyer Lohrman, Skylor Hamilton, Josh Stanley, Ben Parker, Damian Lafferty, Noah Jennings and Hunter Yantz.”

Brady Henchen added 3 extra point kicks along with an extra point run by Dakota Calvert.

“Defensively we focused on gap penetration, block destructs and low smart tackles,” Sick said. “Some great defensive plays were made by Dominick Odell, Cody Moran, Quinn Dixon, Mason Spry, Clayton Rigdon, Peter Caldwell, Aiden VanAuken, Brody Sick, Brady Henchen, Ryan Frazier, Dakota Calvert, Logan Quick, Gavin Halbert, Sawyer Lohrman, Joshua Stanley, Ben Parker and Damian Lafferty.”

It was a back and forth battle in the first half as both teams fought each other and the heat. Dansville took a 22-20 lead into the half. Dansville was able to capitalize on some good special teams plays in the second half along with some great defensive stops and some good old fashion ground and pound to wind down the clock and pull away to the 37-20 win.

Dansville has a bye this Sunday but then visits Leroy on Oct. 6.

Canisteo-Greenwood 28, Wayland-Cohocton 0

WAYLAND — Canisteo-Greenwood visited Victory Park in Wayland on Sunday (Sept. 22) and went home happy as the "Senior" Redskins shut-out their hosts in their own back yard by a convincing count of 28-0. Despite the fact it turned into a long afternoon for the Eagles and their fans, coach Shawn Harvey reported some positives for his club for the day.

Ean Gaylord ran for 30 yards, threw one pass, made 3 tackles with 1 assist. Jaxin Eddy rushed for 13 yards, threw a pass, made 3 stops and had a couple of assists. Noah Ott had 4 yards, with 2 tackles and 3 assists. Preston Aldrich had 4 tackles and 5 assists. Xavier Taylor had 4 tackles with 3 assists. Kameren Lantz made 3 stops with 4 assists and a fumble recovery. Ricky VanCuren III had 3 tackles. Owen Roberts had a tackle and 2 assists. Dawsyn Collins and Adrian Burr each had a tackle and an assist. Wyatt Mayer and Garrett Johnson each had a tackle while Kian Trimboli and Jacob Warner each had an assist in the game.

Wayland-Cohocton hosts Hornell in Cohocton at the Sports Complex this Sunday (Sept. 29th).


Dansville 45, Livonia 19

DANSVILLE — In Community Youth Football League play on Sunday (Sept. 22) afternoon at Babcock Park, the Dansville Juniors put up some numbers on the offensive side of the football as they Mustangs ran away from visiting Livonia in a 45-19 final.

Red & black coach Ron Cartwright commented, “We were firing on all cylinders with a true total-team victory in this one. We were able to get everybody involved in the football with some quality time, and we were very pleased with all of their performances."

Dansville rolled out to a huge 27-0 lead at the half and rode that wave of momentum to the victory. Dansville is on their "bye" week this Sunday (Sept. 29), before heading off to Leroy for their next action on Oct. 6th.

Tyler Caldwell had 70 yards and two PAT conversions, Lucas Mosko had 56 yards and a TD, Mason Forrester had 15 yards, Alex Madison had 134 yardsand 2 TDs, Jack Porter had 63 yards and a TD, Chase Wilber had 61 yards and a TD, and Karson Calvert had 22 yards, a TD and a PAT run.

Alex Madison had 8 tackles, 2 for a loss and a 50 yard punt return for a touchdown. Jack Porter had 9 tackles, a sack and an assist. Lucas Mosko had 7 tackles with 1 for a loss. Karson Calvert had 6 tackles. Levi Lemmon had 4 tackles, an assist and a fumble recovery. Carter Sylor had 4 tackles and 2 assists. Robert Mosko and Mason Forrester had 4 tackles.

Jeffrey Wilson had 3 tackles and a forced fumble. Connor Gardner and Patrick Gallagher had 3 tackles. Karter Palma,Tyler Caldwell, Hunter Serio, Elijah Jennings (fumble recovery) and Chance Duryea all had 2 tackles

Skyler Mehlenbacher, Kaleb Waite, Kyle Losey, Josh Forrester, Chase Wilber and Tyler Scollen all had one tackle.

Wayland-Cohocton 7, Canisteo-Greenwood 0

COHOCTON — On Sunday (Sept. 22) the Eagles defense stepped it up while the offense put just enough on the board to bring Way-Co their initial triumph of the season in a 7-0 final over Canisteo-Greenwood at the Elsie Tripp Sports Complex in Cohocton.

Matthew Harvey scored the lone touchdown of the football game, and it would be enough as the maroon & gold rallied on the defensive side to keep the visiting Redskins out of the end zone the rest of the day. Coach Shawn Harvey's squad would have had a little bit of breathing room, but one touchdown was called back on an offensive holding penalty. The "D" rallied and hung on for the shutout win.

On the statistical side for the Eagles, Matthew Harvey led the rushing attack with 58 yards and a touchdown while making 5 tackles. Caleb Johnson had 2 receiving yards. Xander Cartella rushed for 56 yards. Isaak Taylor had 7 yards on the ground, 6 tackles and one of them for a loss. Ethan Bauer had 8 yards rushing, 5 tackles and 2 assists. Justin Lane Jr. gained 4 yards. Xaiden Brent had 1 yard rushing. John VanCuren Jr. had 3 tackles and recovered a fumble. Garrett Mehlenbacher made 2 tackles, with a pair of assists and forced a fumble. Jaxon Kendall made a tackle, one for a loss, and had an assist. Ezerik Smart had 1 tackle and 2 assists. John Drum threw a pair of passes and had an assist. Konnor Wheatcraft had 2 assists. Korbyn Wright, Micah Hayes, and Maxxis Schlemmer each had one assist in the victory.

Way-Coh will host Hornell this Sunday (Sept. 29) at the Sports Complex in Cohocton.


Way-Co meets C-G

COHOCTON — As the official season of summer winds down, the conditions were pleasant on Sunday (Sept. 22) for C.Y.F.L. Flag football action at the Cohocton Sports Complex as Wayland-Cohocton took on Canisteo-Greenwood. Both teams had a great outing as the 2019 campaign nears mid-season.

Wayland-Cohocton coach Jeremy Pifer made note of a number of highlights for his Eagles club.

Dominick Pifer led he way offensively gaining 50 yards on the day. Damien McCart was the other offensive stand-out rushing for 32 yards and a touchdown. On the defensive side of things Samuel Wright, Dominick Pifer,and Nathan Sedore each had 2 tackles while Kade Johnson, Gerald Singer, and Niko Infantino each had 1 tackle in the game.

Way-Co hosts Hornell this Sunday (Sept. 29) in Cohocton.