Section 9

Introini resigns as Valley Central’s coach after almost two decades

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football insider Ron Introini has resigned as Valley Central’s football coach after leading the program for 19 years to spend more time with his wife and two daughters. Introini, who played at Warwick in the late-1980s’, informed his players of his decision on Thursday afternoon. Valley Central finished 2-7 this …
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Section 9 Coaches All-Star teams announced

2018 Section Nine All League/All Section Selections 8-Man All-League: Roscoe/Livingston Manor/Downsville: Erick Hill, Dylan Hefele, Ty Engle, Nikolas Breihof Sullivan West: Nile Puerschner, James Devero, Henry Peters Tri-Valley: Alex Schultz, Jake Allison, Keegan Streimer, Brauke Hunt, Drew Hartman, Devin Mullen All-Section: Back of the Year: Alex Schultz- Tri-Valley Lineman of the Year: Jake Allison- Tri-Valley …
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Cornwall celebrates victory in Class A state championship

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff SYRACUSE — Tears of joy came down the face of Cornwall senior Steve Gazzillo as he took off his sweat-filled helmet after a 21-14 victory over West Seneca East in the Class A state championship in the Carrier Dome. The amount of time he spent with his …
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Cornwall makes history by winning Class A state title

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Cornwall completed a perfect season on Friday, defeating Buffalo’s West Seneca East 21-14 to win the Class A state championship at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse. Cornwall (12-0) is the first Section 9 team to win a Class A state title. Only two other Section 9 schools have …
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Schrag’s hard work paying off for Cornwall this season

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff It’s no surprise to anyone on the Cornwall football team that junior Derek Schrag is having a breakout season. When the team had workouts at 7:59 a.m. during the summer, Schrag was always one of the first kids in the weight room.  In his first varsity season …
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