Bulldogs edge West Canada at home


WESTMORELAND, N.Y. (WKTV) - In a game that featured no scoring in the first quarter, Westmoreland hung on to beat Class D East rival West Canada Valley 14-13 Saturday.  With the win the Bulldogs kept pace with Dolgeville, who also won Saturday, to stay in first place.

Westmo got the scoring started in the second quarter, on a short TD by Hassan Griffith that was set up on a great completion from Zack Green to Teddy Flint.  Later in the quarter, Tyler Barnes added a six yard score to put the 'dawgs up 14-0 at the half.

But the Indians came back as Sebastian Torres ran for a 27 yard touchdown in the third quarter, then took a 26 yarder into the end zone in the fourth.  Torres had 177 of West Canada's 313 rushing yards.  The Indians went for a two point conversion, but failed. 

West Canada had a chance to win late, but Tim Harrison made a touchdown saving tackle on the final play of the game.

Westmo will next play host to Mohawk next Saturday, while West Canada welcomes 2-0 Dolgeville.

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