Silver Creek/Forestville misses Class D postseason
SILVER CREEK — Franklinville/Ellicottville wrapped up the No. 1 seed for the Section VI Class D playoffs with a 50-13 victory over Silver Creek/Forestville on Saturday afternoon.
The Titans (5-0, 5-0) led 36-0 at halftime to lock up a home game Friday against No. 4 Randolph. No. 3 Salamanca will travel to No. 2 Portville in Friday’s other semifinal.
Wyatt Chudy, Logan Frank and Clayton Rowland ran for first-quarter touchdowns before Rowland returned a fumble and scored on another run in the second quarter.
Rowland capped his three-touchdown day with a 4-yard run in the third quarter as the Titans’ lead grew to 43-0.
Sam Braidich caught a 27-yard touchdown and returned a fumble 39 yards for Silver Creek/Forestville’s other touchdown.
Jamison Caldwell capped the scoring with a 15-yard touchdown catch from Lucas Marsh.
Franklinville/Ellicottville outgained the Black Knights 489-132 and had 25 first downs.
Frank ran 11 times for 128 yards while Rowland had 10 carries for 125 yards. Rowland intercepted two passes; Chudy had an interception; Ben Brol and Everette Leonard each were in on 5 1/2 tackles; and Ethan Frank had a sack for the Titans.
Matt Woleben had 67 yards passing with a touchdown for Silver Creek/Forestville (2-3, 1-3).
FRANKLINVILLE/ELLICOTTVILLE 22 14 7 7 — 50
SILVER CREEK/FORESTVILLE 0 0 0 13 — 13
F/E–Chudy 1 run (Grinols pass from Frank)
F/E–Frank 14 run (pass failed)
F/E–Rowland 4 run (Grinols run)
F/E–Rowland 24 fumble return (Grinols run)
F/E–Rowland 1 run (run failed)
F/E–Rowland 4 run (Rowland kick)
SC/F–Braidich 27 pass from Woleben (kick failed)
SC/F–Braidich 39 fumble return (Golembieski kick)
F/E–Caldwell 15 pass from Marsh (Rowland kick)