How many games go into triple overtime? How many players score five TDs in the first half? How often does Southwestern lost at home?
It all happened on Friday night during Week Two action.
Eden 19, Springville 13: Alex Smythe returned a kickoff in the fourth quarter to tie the game and then scored on a 1-yard run in triple overtime to win it as Eden held on to beat Springville in Class B South. John Lyndsley had 18 tackles and forced a fumble.
Alden 34, Niagara-Wheatfield 6: Senior Corey Barczykowski rushed for five touchdowns, all in the first half, on just 13 carries, as Alden won a nonleaguer. He finished with 121 yards running behind the blocking of RT Jason Bunk and RG Scott Rosier. Alden jumped out to a 21-0 lead after the first quarter. The defense forced three fumbles and an interception.
Kicker Ryan Richards made good on 4 of 5 PATs. Last week he made all six in a 42-13 win over Barker/Roy-Hart.
LB Alex Schweitzer, who just came up from the JV this week, had seven tackles and an interception. Junior DE Phil Zobrest had six tackles and a fumble recovery. The Bulldogs (2-0) open league play at Albion next Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Westfield/Brocton 27, Southwestern 0: In a game that easily qualifies as an early-season shocker, Westfield/Brocton upset Southwestern in a Class C South contest. Westfield/Brocton ran the opening kickoff to the 10-yard line and never relinquished the momentum. Dylan Okerger had three TDs and rushed for 136. LB Dan Fergerson recorded 14 tackles and Travis Rammet had a pair of interceptions. Southwestern was slowed by three missed field goals.
St. Joe's 43, Bennett 14: The Marauders broke the game open with a 23-point second quarter. The defense made big plays all night led by Dylan Hall's four sacks. Mike Hubert had eight tackles and Nigel Davis had two interceptions. Ilo Noble rushed for 110 yards on 10 carries and scored. Rod Payne added two rushing scores.
Williamsville South 35, Hamburg 20: QB Trent Ferguson was an efficient 14 of 19 for 200 yards with three TD passes and two rushing scores. He also had 104 yards rushing on 17 attempts. Jack Nettles had three TDs among his seven receptions for 119 yards. Casey Nuchereno had 10 tackles and a fumble recovery. Anthony Liberatero added eight tackles with a pair of sacks.
Chautauqua Lake 12, Portville 6: For those who were impressed with Chandler Baker's 15 tackles last week against I-Prep Grover Cleveland take note. The Chautauqua Lake sophomore linebacker followed that up with 17 tackles, and a crucial interception in a win over the Panthers.
Baker's interception came in his own end zone to kill a drive late in the first half. Baker was a second team all-state LB as a freshman. He's helped the Thunderbirds to a 2-0 start.
"We put Chandler in position to make a lot of plays and he does," said coach Dan Greco. "The guys are doing their jobs, we try to keep him as unblocked as possible and he just goes to the ball. "
After a scoreless first half, Portville's Ben Waugh scored on a 3-yard run in the third quarter. Chautauqua Lake answered with two TDs in the fourth quarter, one on a 4-yard run by Brian Miller and the second a 64-yarder by Adam Carpenter.
Medina/Lyndonville 38, Barker/Roy-Hart 22: QB Jason Hellwig was 9 of 12 for 249 yards and three scores. Kyle Barna had three catches for 125 yards and contributed 10 tackles. Jake Cottriss rushed for 157 yards and scored twice.
Iroquois 40, South Park 26: Matt Keating had four TD passes among his nine completions for the Chiefs.
Tyler Miller rushed for 72 yards and caught a 39-yard TD pass. Nate Wilkerson had three TD catches. Defensively, Rod Peaszak had nine tackles, two sacks and a forced fumble. For the Sparks, QB Maurice Howie was 21 of 27 for 305 yards three TDs.
Maryvale 42, Amherst 21: Brandon Bojanowski rushed for three scores and 96 yards and Mike Wawrzyniak added 141 yards and two TDs as the Flyers scored 28 points in the first half.
Pioneer 42, East Aurora 22: Kyle Hoffman had an 84-yard kickoff return among his three scores as the Panthers won in Class B South. Hoffman rushed for 168 yards and Zack Fronz had eight tackles and a fumble recovery.
West Seneca West 34, Lancaster 7: The Indians rushed for 346 yards on the ground in a lopsided Class AA win. Peter Walsh led the way with 124 yards on 21 attempts. Chris Walker scored two TDs. Devan Leo had 12 tackles while Dakota Farr and Walsh had interceptions.
Before the game, Matt Perillo, a 1983 graduate, was honored. Perillo was a high school football and basketball official for Section VI before he had his lower legs amputated as a result of septicemia, a blood disease caused by bacteria.
Both teams wore special T-shirts and donations were accepted for the Matt Perillo Fund to help offset the cost of his treatments.
Lew-Port 38, Tonawanda 14: Dan Hogan rushed for 156 and scored three TDs in the first half of a Class B West game. Billy Schiavitti recorded 14 tackles and had a 42-yard TD catch.
Lackawanna 14, Lake Shore 0: Shaquille Brooks caught a 26-yard TD pass and Dylan Gregoire had a 10-yard run as the Steelers scored twice in the second quarter.
Steubenville (Ohio) 21, Bishop Timon-St. Jude 7: Damone Harris caught a 17-yard TD pass from Tom Gioia for the Tigers' only points of the game in the fourth quarter. Jackson Browne had 15 tackles and Gioia 14.