Here are the top performances during Week 2 of high school football:
Aidan Anderson, Batavia — Another strong game for the Blue Devils’ running back as he finished with 76 yards on just 10 carries in the win over Attica on Friday night.
Anthony Brotz, Jr., Bath — Senior star put together a huge night with 225 yards rushing and three touchdowns in a 28-20 loss to Livonia. Brotz also recorded five tackles on the defensive side with an interception.
Jacob Cappotelli, Caledonia-Mumford/Byron-Bergen — Senior running back put together a nice afternoon with a game-high 97 yards rushing in the Raiders’ easy win over Notre Dame.
Scott Essig, Caledonia-Mumford/Byron-Bergen — Senior Tight end/defensive has a monster day for the Raiders as he was on the receiving end of two touchdowns from Kyle Wade and also had an interception for a score in the 36-0 win over Notre Dame. Cal-Mum/B-B picked up its first win of the season.
Amari Jones, Albion — Quarterback had a solid night on Friday as he went 7-of-16 for 200 yards and a pair of touchdowns to go with three tackles on defense. Albion stopped Maryvale 22-7 to move to 2-0.
Nick Kramer, Alexander — Senior quarterback was 3-of-5 through the air for 86 yards and also ran seven times for 48 yards and a touchdown in the Trojans’ 63-14 win over Geneseo/Mt. Morris.
Cayden Pfalzer, Pembroke — Dragons’ quarterback threw two touchdown passes and rushed for another as Pembroke surged to a 22-0 first-quarter lead and rolled to another win. The junior quarterback only needed six passes, completing five, to throw for 107 yards. Pfalzer added 49 rushing yards on six carries as well.
Evan Pruonto, Dansville/Wayland-Cohocton — Senior running back/linebacker had a huge afternoon on Saturday in his team’s 24-20 win over Wilson Magnet. Pruonto finished with 75 yards rushing and a touchdown on just nine carries and also chipped in with nine total tackles on the defensive end. Dansville/Way-Co stayed unbeaten at 2-0.
Kaden Marucci, Batavia — Senior linebacker led a tremendous defensive effort for the Blue Devils with seven tackles, including four of which that went for negative yards.
Xander Payne, Medina — Senior quarterback led a 40-0 rout of Newfane with three touchdown passes as the Mustangs rolled to 2-0 on the season.
Jesse Reinhart, Batavia — Senior quarterback finished the win over Attica on Friday 8-of-12 passing for 184 yards and five touchdowns.
Carl Szczech, York/Pavilion — In a loss for the Golden Knights, the linebacker finished with a game-high 11 tackles to go with a blocked extra point attempt.
Chris Shearing, Letchworth/Warsaw/Perry — Quarterback finished the game 8-of-15 through the air for 76 yards and a touchdown, while he added six total tackles on defense in his team’s 20-14 loss to Penn Yan.
Tyson Totten, Pembroke — Running back had another big game as the Dragons moved to 2-0 with 138 yards rushing and a touchdown on just 11 carries in a 47-6 win over Lyons/Sodus.
Zach Vanderhoof, Le Roy — Defensive lineman was all over the place in the Oatkan Knights’ 18-6 lost to East Rochester/Gananda on Friday night. The senior finished with eight total tackles as well as an interception as Le Roy fell to 1-1.
Thomas Welch, Avon — Senior running back accounted for three touchdowns — runs of four, 11 and 21 yards — with 153 yards rushing as the Braves won via shutout for the second straight week, a 44-0 win over York/Pavilion.
Kyle Wade, Caledonia-Mumford/Byron-Bergen — Senior quarterback completed just three passes but all went for touchdowns, as he threw for 65 yards in the Raiders’ 36-0 rout of Notre Dame on Saturday.
George Woodruff, Notre Dame — Sophomore linebacker was all over the field for the Fighting Irish as he finished with a game-high 19 tackles in Notre Dame’s loss to Caledonia-Mumford/Byron-Bergen.
Brayden Woods, Alexander — Senior running back finished the game with 73 total yards and three touchdowns in a 63-14 rout of Geneseo/Mt. Morris.