NEW YORK STATE FOOTBALL: WAVERLY, TIOGA BOTH RANKED NO. 1 IN THE STATE
(2022-11-17)Valley Sports Report
THE VALLEY — Waverly and Tioga will begin the state playoffs as the top-ranked teams in their respective divisions in the latest rankings released by the New York State Sportswriters Association.CLASS C
Waverly, now 10-1, makes its first appearance ever in the top spot of the state rankings after a 28-14 win over defending state champion Chenango Forks, who was No. 1 last week.
Waverly will face sixth-ranked General Brown, which rolled to a 41-0 win over Holland-Patent in the Section III title tilt, in the state quarterfinals.
Lackawanna (11-0) moved up to No. 2 in the ranking after its 22-20 win over Fredonia in the Section VI title game. The Steelers will face third-ranked Attica (9-2), which beat East Rochester-Gananada, 16-8, in the Section V championship game.
Unbeaten Warrensburg / North Warren / Lake George (11-0) is ranked fourth after its 20-7 win over Schuylerville in the Section II title game, and will face ninth-ranked Gouverneur (8-1), which beat Saranac, 14-3, in the Section C championship game.
James O’Neill (9-2) is ranked fifth after its 42-6 win over Burke Catholic in the Section IX title game, and will face 10th-ranked Westlake (9-2), which beat Dobbs Ferry, 46-14, int he Section I championship game.
Chenango Forks (9-2) dropped to seventh in the rankings.CLASS D
Tioga remains atop the Class D rankings after a 42-14 win over Delhi in the Section IV championship game.
The Tigers (11-0) will play fifth-ranked Dolgeville (10-0), which beat Beaver River, 44-22, in the Section III title tilt, in the state quarterfinals.
Oakfield-Alabama-Elba (11-0) is ranked second after beat Alexander, 35-7, in the Section V championship game, and will play fourth-ranked Randolph (10-0), which beat Franklinville / Ellicottville, 30-14, in the Section VI title tilt.
Tuckahoe (9-0) is ranked third after a 47-20 win over Haldane in the Section I championship game, and will face sixth-ranked Moriah (7-1), which beat Ticonderoga, 37-0, in the Section VI championship game.
Cambridge-Salem (11-0) is ranked eight after beating Chatham, 37-0, in the Section II championship game. They will face seventh-ranked Alexander (9-1), which lost a 35-7 decision to Oakfield-Alabama-Elba in the Section V championship game.
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