SHERMAN - Devin Moorhead had the big offensive game for undefeated Sherman in Class DD football under the lights Friday night.
Moorhead gained 159 yards on 16 rushes and scored twice when the Wildcats (4-0) downed Pine Valley (0-4), 32-6.
It didn't start well for the Wildcats as Pine Valley got on the scoreboard first on Dan Weaver's 40-yard run in the opening period. Andrew Graham tied it for Sherman with a 50-yard run and Moorhead ran in the two-point conversion for an 8-6 lead. Moorhead rambled 12 yards to paydirt and Graham converted the two points via run to make a 16-6 in favor of Sherman.
Photo by Scott Reagle
Sherman’s Andrew Graham breaks the tackle of Pine Valley’s Michael Isula en route to a 50-yard touchdown run in the first quarter of Friday’s Class DD football game. See additional photos at cu.post-journal.com.
Before the half, Moorhead crossed the goal-line from eight yards and made the conversion run for 24-8 margin at halftime.
In the fourth quarter, Dylan Scouten scored on a 28-yard pass from Graham and later Nick Eades tackled the punter in the end zone for a safety for the Wildcats.
Graham supported Moorhead with 92 yards on eight carries while teammates Chris Greiner, Scouten and Jake Toy excelled defensively for the Wildcats. Greiner, the middle linebacker, was in on seven tackles and four assists, Scouten, the outside linebacker, had eight tackles and three assists and Toy, the defensive tackle, added six tackles, one assisted, and a sack in the victory.
Calvin Snyder made 10 tackles and three assists for Pine Valley.
CATTARAUGUS - Justin Forester and Kyle O'Donnell each scored two touchdowns as Cattaraugus-Little Valley (3-1) handled Clymer (0-4), 40-6.
After Clymer opened the game with a 70-yard scoring drive that was capped by Matt DeStevens' 6-yard run, the hosts went to work starting with a 20-point second quarter.
A safety was rewarded when a bad snap sailed over the punter's head and through the end zone to put C-LV on the scoreboard.
Then on the ensuing drive, Forester rambled 23 yards to paydirt to put the hosts ahead to stay at 8-6. O'Donnell hit paydirt from the 6-yard line and Forester went over from the 5 for a 20-6 halftime lead.
The second half was all C-LV as O'Donnell crossed the end zone from the 5, Forester tossed a 46-yard scoring strike to Colt Agnew, and Anthony Bernardi went 14 yards for another score.
Forester had 83 yards on 13 attempts and O'Donnell 42 yards on only three carries for the winners. Outside linebacker Matt Hanft made six stops and cornerback Kyle O'Donnell added an interception in the win.
Garrett McAfoose rushed for 102 yards in 23 carries for Clymer, which was playing without leading rusher Jake Wiggers who is sidelined with a sprained ankle.