Press & Sun-Bulletin game
FORKS 42, WAVERLY 6
Visiting Chenango Forks scored
all of its points in the first half, including 28 in the first
quarter, as it overwhelmed host Waverly.
Ben Farnham scored the game's
opening touchdown when he returned a fumble for a touchdown. Tim
Batty followed with TD runs of 8 and 30 yards, and Matt
Stephens' 1-yard TD run capped the first-quarter scoring.
"In the beginning, we were
able to control the line of scrimmage on offense and
defense," Forks coach Kelsey Green said. "The kids
were pretty much able to take it through them with good
In the second quarter, Farnham
scored on a 1-yard run.
and Pat Hamlin had a 20-yard
Sayre Evening Times game
The Waverly Wolverines played host to the Blue Devils of
Chenango Forks at Memorial stadium Friday night.
Devils, ranked first in Class B in the latest New York State
Sportswriters Association poll, scored early and often to rout
the homestanding Wolverines 42-6 and spoil homecoming.
opened on offense and tried a bit of trickery at the outset. The
first offensive snap appeared to be a halfback option pass which
turned into a nightmare when the ball was fumbled and returned
by Forks' Ben Farnham for a 15-yard touchdown.
added the extra point and Forks grabbed a 7-0 lead with only 7
used a busload of runners over the next four quarters to produce
39 rush attempts and 241 yards.
quarterback Tim Batty scored on an 8-yard run with 7:59 to go in
the first. Batty's attempt at the kick was wide and Forks led
13-0. Shortly thereafter, quarterback Batty again raced 29 yards
to the end zone for his second score of the night. Chenango's
Joe Babcock plowed in for the two-point conversion, pushing the
score to 21-0 with four minutes left in the first.
first play of the second quarter Forks struck again on a 1-yard
TD plunge by Matt Stephens. Batty added the boot to extend the
lead to 28-0.
Ben Farnham scored his first offensive TD with 8:08 left in the
second on a 1-yard run. Batty added the point and Forks led
scoring barrage ended with 56 seconds to go before a rather
entertaining halftime show when Pat Hamlin raced 20 yards to
paydirt to end the scoring for the Devils. Batty added his final
PAT and the Devils led 42-0 at the half.
second half the Devils chose playing time over points, emptying
In a second
half that sped by quickly Waverly held the ball on a 15-play
drive that featured determined running by Waverly's Nate Harvey,
who cracked the goal line with 4:41 to play in the game. The
attempt at the 2-point conversion was stopped and the score
Waverly's offense with 61 rushing yards.
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