By Todd Palmatier
The Franklinville/Ellicottville Titans Varsity football avenged its only two losses last year to Class D State Champions Randolph Cardinals by handing them a 32-12 loss Friday, Sept. 4 in Franklinville.
The scoring was started by senior quarterback Tommy Easton connecting with sophomore Griffin Chudy and then again on the two point conversion. Easton followed up with a 25 yard touchdown pass to sophomore Austin Grinols.
Senior Caleb Rinko scored the next two touchdowns with Chudy adding a two point conversion. Rinko followed up his own touchdown with a two point conversion. Brock Blecha led the Titans with 122 yards on 10 carries while Rinko had 65 yards.
On the defensive side of the ball, Preston Hutchinson had 12+ tackles. The Titans next play Cattaraugus/Little Valley on Friday, Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at CLV.
The Ellicottville Little Eagles Pee Wee & Midgets both ran their records to 3-0 Friday night by beating back the Springville Griffins.
The Pee Wees won 25-6 and were led by Brad John when he stripped the ball defensively and rumbled for a 45 yard touchdown run. Owen Chudy and Errol Moore each had touchdowns.
The Midgets were ahead 20-0 when the game was called at halftime. Jordan Grinols scored twice on two runs of 40+ yards and Ryan DeKay had the other score as he blasted in a 7-yard scamper to close out the scoring. The Eagles have a bye this week and will travel to Randolph in two weeks to take on the Raiders.
Varsity Soccer Results
The Boys Varsity Soccer team lost to Genesee Valley on Saturday, Sept. 5 by a score of 5-1. Matt Proctor scored for the Eagles.
On Monday, Sept. 7, the team beat Maple Grove 2-1. Jay Borowiak and Jack Haley scored for ECS, while goalie Robert Spell made three saves.
Then on Wednesday, Sept. 9, the team tied 1-1 with Westfield-Brocton. Matt DiDonato scored and Robert Spell made eight saves in goal.
In Girls Varsity Soccer, the Eagles beat Franklinville on Sept. 2 with a 5-0 shutout. The Eagles were led by Morgan Zlockie with four goals and Kourtney Robinson with one. Goalie Robin Freaney earned the shutout.