Section 4 Meets Section 3 Champions in State Quarterfinal Football Showdowns
Section 4 football championship teams head north this weekend to meet Section 3 champions in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association quarterfinals. All games are scheduled to be played at Section 3 host Cicero-North Syracuse High School. The sections alternate home sites each season.
Starting the action tomorrow (Friday) night at 5:00 P.M. in the Class D duel Tioga (8-2) meets Section 3's Onondaga (7-2). Then at 8:00 P.M. in the Class A matchup the Vestal Golden Bears (6-3) face undefeated Indian River (11-0).
Three games are set for Saturday. At noon the Class C contest features a battle of unbeaten teams. Susquehanna Valley (9-0) goes up against Indian River at (11-0). Then at 3:00 P.M. in the Class B quarterfinal in another battle of unbeatens Chenango Forks (10-0) faces Skaneateles (10-0).
Wrapping up the weekend at 6:00 P.M. in the Class AA contest Elmira (9-1) meets Cicero-North Syracuse (10-1).
Next weekend the western semifinals will be held at Union-Endicott's Ty Cobb Stadium. Then the championship in each classification will be decided on November 23rd or November 24th in the Carrier Dome in Syracuse.