Randolph Still No. 1 In Football Rankings

SYRACUSE – To no one’s surprise, defending champion Randolph still holds the top spot in the New York State Sportswriters Association Class D football rankings.

Following a dominant 48-7 win at home against Portville, the Cardinals moved to 7-0 on the season while besting their average of 44 points per game.

Tonight the team stands a good chance of mainting their place in the No. 1 spot as it travels to face winless Dunkirk.

In Class AA, the Jamestown Red Raiders (7-0) improved six places to No. 4 after a thrilling one-point victory on the road against Orchard Park.

Coach Tom Langworthy’s squad will face Niagara Falls (1-6) at Strider Field in a first-round playoff game tonight at Strider Field.

In boys soccer, the Randolph Cardinals fell six places to No. 16 in the Class C rankings. Dave Levandowski’s team recorded back-to-back wins against Portville and defeated Westfield-Brocton in the Section 6 quarterfinals.

In Class D girls cross country, the Maple Grove Lady Red Dragons remained No. 2.