Hornell 24 Wayland 0
Coach Keith Barnard’s youthful Wayland “seniors” battled in their season’s finale on Sunday (Oct. 25) in C.Y.F.L. action in the Maple City only to come up short in a 24-0 contest against the Red Raiders. Barnard noted, ” I was pleased with how our team never gave up all year. No we didn’t win many games, but we worked hard & improved each week at different aspects of the game. I’m proud of the way our kids stayed with it & played hard every week.”
In the final game of the year the numbers shook out this way….Nick Belanger gained 40 yard rushing & had 7 tackles…Ben Teed rushed for 65 yards & had a dozen tackles…Collin Mehlenbacher ran for 60 yards & 7 tackles…Peter Cicero picked up 15 yards, & Brady Knudsen had one pass reception & 30 yards on the ground. Other defensive stand-outs were Evan Gottschall, Jason Raleigh, Alex Ott, & Skylar Miles who each had 4 tackles…while Dominic Swain & Ashton McMahon each made 6 stops in the final game of the year.