Stillwater 42 Granville 16: Warriors quarterback James Galarneau put points on the board in every quarter, running for a pair of touchdowns and throwing for two more, leading top-seeded Stillwater past Granville Friday night.
Galarneau scored the only points of the opening period on a 19-yard TD run giving Stillwater the 7-0 lead after one.
Granville got on the board with a Dayton Holcomb one-yard plunge and with the two point conversion the Golden Horde led 8-7 early in the second period.
The Warriors quickly answered on a 27-yard scoring strike from Galarneau to Ryan Greene, taking back the lead at 14-8, a lead Stillwater took to the halftime break.
In the third the home squad put the game away on touchdown runs by Mason Seymour and Luc Lescault, and another Galarneau to Greene connection for points giving Stillwater total control at 35-8.
Both teams added scores in the final period, Holcomb on a two-yard run for the Horde and Galarneau on a 21-yard tote and Stillwater walked off with their 8th win in as many outings.
Galarneau finished the night with 132 rushing yards and completed 6 of 9 passes for 133 yards through the air, while Seymour led the Warrior ground game with 164 yards on 20 carries.
Stillwater will host Greenwich in the semifinals next Friday in a 7 p.m. start.
Greenwich 45 Fonda 7: The Witches built an early 17-0 lead and cruised from there to the upset “W” over the Braves in Fonda Friday night.
A 37 yard field goal by Chris Albrecht and a 69 yard scoring run by Luke Pemrick gave the Witches a 10-0 advantage after the first quarter of play.
Greenwich added to their lead in the second when Collin Hughes recovered a fumble in the end zone to extend the Witches lead to 17-0.
Fonda got on the board before intermission when Tyler Schmidtmann ran at in from a yard out trimming the deficit to 17-7 at the break.
Greenwich took control in the third period with a pair of touchdowns, Pemrick returning an interception 65 yards for points and quarterback Jesse Kuzmich scoring on a 14-yard run and a 31-7 Greenwich lead.
In the fourth the Witches added scoring runs by Pemrick and Kuzmich to wrap their seventh straight “W” against just one loss, and book a semifinal date next Friday night in Stillwater with the Warriors.
Canajoharie 20 Hoosick Falls 7: Canajoharie scored the first 20 points of the game and hung on for the win over Hoosick Falls in a crossover game in Hoosick Falls .
Canjo quarterback Derek Hyney was 14 of 20 for 188 yards and a touchdown and Mehki Lanier and Andrew Ferguson added scoring runs to pace the Cougars.
The Panthers points came in the third on a 22-yard scoring strike from Jake Sparks to Alexander Bushey.
With the win Canajoharie evens their season mark at 4-4 while Hoosick Falls with the loss goes to 2-6.
Tamarac 28 Watervliet 16: Jonah Rescott caught a touchdown pass and ran for two more leading the Bengals past Cannoneers in a Class C quarterfinal Friday night in Watervliet.
After a scoreless first period Watervliet scored the first points of the game on a Patrick Moore 39 yard run.
But Tamarac answered with a pair of touchdowns to close out the quarter on a 49-yard connection from Tristan Nemjo to Rescott and another scoring strike of 11 yards from Nemjo to Daniel Honsinger, to take a 14-8 lead into halftime.
After a scoreless third, Rescott extended the Bengal advantage to 20-6 on an 8-yard TD run, but V’liet wouldn’t go easily, responding with a 21 Kareem Duncan scamper for six and with the two point conversion Tamarac’s lead was cut to 20-16.
Later in the period Rescott rang the bell for his third TD of the night, rumbling 39 yards for the score and with the two point conversion the Bengals sealed the 28-16 victory.
With the win Tamarac advances to the semifinal round and an away meeting next weekend with the winner of today’s Cambridge-Salem – Voorheesville quarterfinal.
Stillwater 9 Galway 0: The Warriors ran out to a 6-0 halftime lead with Keelyn Peacock , Brooke Picket and Teya Staie all finding the range for a pair of goals before the break as top-seeded Stillwater cruised to the opening round “W” in Class C.
Peacock, Pickett and Devon Wagner all added second half goals and Stillwater keeper Kiersten Conroy saved seven, combining with the Warriors defense for the clean sheet.
Stillwater (15-0-2) will host Chatham on Tuesday in a quarterfinal match.
Cambridge 1 Waterford 0: In a battle of Wasaren squads a first half strike by the Indians Vanessa Evans, off a Lily Phillips feed gave Cambridge the narrow “W” in Class C action.
#5 Cambridge (12-4) travels to Lake George on Tuesday for a quarterfinal match with the fourth-seeded Warriors
Maple Hill 1 Hoosic Valley 0: Alayna Fletcher found the back of the net with 15:00 remaining in regulation to lead the Wildcats past Hoosic Valley in Class C opening round action.
Wildcat keeper Hannah Brewer saved just one shot in earning the shutout for Maple Hill.