ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – The Elmira Express football team is headed to the sectional finals.
The second-seeded Express defeated third-seeded Ithaca at home on Saturday 44-30 in the Section IV Class AA semifinals. Ithaca took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter on a five-yard touchdown pass by Chase Sposito to Micah Fiorello. The Express answered back with a 10-yard touchdown run by Amir Williams to cut the lead to 7-6. Jelani Muhammad put the Express in front 8-7 on a two-point conversion run.
Elmira will be on the road against top-seeded Corning in the Section IV Class AA finals next weekend.
Check out the highlights and High School scores from Saturday are listed below.
Section IV Class AA semifinals
(2) Elmira 44, (3) Ithaca 30
Section IV Class D semifinals
(1) Tioga 56, (4) Delhi 12
District IV Class AA quarterfinals
(4) South Williamsport 36, (5) Wellsboro 7
(3) Troy 20, (6) Sayre 6
Class AA state quarterfinals
Mamaroneck 4, Corning 0
Class B state quarterfinals
Haverling 3, East Aurora 1
Class C state quarterfinals
Elmira Notre Dame 1, Sauquoit Valley 0
Section IV Class AA finals
(1) Horseheads 3, (3) Ithaca 0
Section IV Class D finals
(1) Candor 3, (2) Tioga 2