Section 4 Football Championships On The Line this Weekend
This weekend is the weekend area high school football teams have been shooting for since training camp began in August. The Section 4 Championships are being held this Friday and Saturday. Section 4 winners will advance to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Quarter-final round next weekend hosted by Section 4.
Getting things started on Friday night is a doubleheader at Ty Cobb Stadium in Endicott. Starting things off at 5 PM the Maine-Endwell Spartans meet the Johnson City Wildcats for the Class B title. The Spartans are the reigning Class B State Champions and are 9-0. They meet Johnson City who comes in at 6-3. One of those losses was to the Spartans by a final score of 39-3. The AA title is on the line at 8 PM Friday when the Binghamton Patriots have a re-match with the Elmira Express. Elmira rolled by Binghamton in the regular season 32-14.
On Saturday Binghamton's Alumni Stadium will host a triple-header. At Noon undefeated Tioga meets 8-1 Unatego for the D Championship. At 3 PM the Class C title is up for grabs as Chenango Forks tackles Waverly. The Forks comes into the Championship game with an 8-1 slate while Waverly is 7-2. The nightcap features two long-time rivals squaring off as the Union-Endicott Tigers meet Vestal for the Class A title. U-E won the regular season title and defeated the Golden Bears 29-6 in September.