Preview: Class B Championship

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Class B Title Game

Alden (9-0) vs. Depew (6-3)
Saturday, November 9th @ 6pm at Ralph Wilson Stadium 

Head Coaches:
Bulldogs: Rob Currin (9-0-0; 1 year) (currently with assistants Rob Currin, Tom Zaccardo, Ken Partnell, Joe Gawron & Sean Bruso)
Wildcats: Brian Wilson (31-39-0; 7 years) (currently with assistants Harry Sugg, John Kling & Mark DiRienzo) 


Key Players for Alden:
Brian Stoldt, QB
Lyle Grant, RB
Ryan Dussault, WR
Austin Hopica, WR
Phil Zobrest, L
Ryan Richards, DB
Erik Feitshans, L
Alex Schweitzer, DB

Key Players for Depew:
Dan Golba, RB
Dylan Sekutwerski, QB
Nick Perrine, LB
Nick Yelich, LB
Mike Lamb, L
Cody Penner, DB
Derrick Sekuterski, WR
Bryce Leair, L



Pts. Scored on Offense: 256, Avg. 28.5 points
Pts. Allowed on Defense: 133, Avg. 14.8 points

Pts. Scored on Offense: 270, Avg. 30 points
Pts. Allowed on Defense: 162, Avg. 18 points

Major Impact Player: Brian Stoldt, Alden



Alden: Ranked #1 in WGRZ Poll, #1 for the Buffalo News, and #3 in the State.
Depew: Ranked #6 in WGRZ Poll, #6 in Buffalo News, and #13 in the State.


QB - Alden
RB - Even
WR - Alden
L - Even
K - Alden
Defense - Alden


Keys to Victory for Alden:

Play 48 minutes
Big games from Stoldt and Grant
Win battle in trenches
Shut down Sekuterski brothers
Control the clock


Keys to Victory for Depew:

Win the turnover battle
Minimize Stoldt factor
Contain Grant
Avoid penalties
Minimize Zobrest impact
Score first


Week 1. Defeated Dunkirk (32-7)
Week 2. Defeated Eden (22-15)
Week 3. Defeated Hutch Tech (29-22)
Week 4. Defeated Depew (28-7)
Week 5. Defeated Pioneer (35-28)
Week 6. Defeated Alden (29-20)
Week 7. Defeated East Aurora (35-22)
Week 8. Defeated Medina (25-0)
Week 9. Defeated Burgard (14-12)

Week 1. Defeated Olean (36-12)
Week 2. Defeated East Aurora (38-6)
Week 3. Defeated Springville (28-13)
Week 4. Lost to Alden (28-7)
Week 5. Defeated Dunkirk (36-6)
Week 6. Defeated Eden (45-16)
Week 7. Lost to Lancaster (36-0)
Week 8. Defeated Bennett (41-26)
Week 9. Defeated Eden (39-17)




This will be a rematch, as Alden defeated the Wildcats 28-7 in week 4 for their 7th consecutive victory over Depew. Other than a loss to Lancaster, Depew dominated opponents (I.e. defeated Eden by scores of 45-16 and 39-17, while Alden had to come back form an early deficit to beat the Raiders 22-15.) The Bulldogs have won 39 consecutive games against Section VI opponents and look to win their 4th consecutive Title. If the Wildcats get solid play from the QB position, they can beat the Bulldogs. The route, however, to a Class B Sectional Title goes through the Bulldogs since they have the "Stoldt factor" (who has accounted for 55 TDs and 3,400 yards in his career.)


Alden 20, Depew 12

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