ALDEN, N.Y.-Alden beat Burgard 21-12 Friday night to move into the Section 6 Class B championship game for the fifth straight season.
Sophomore Lyle Grant who is listed as 5’6″ 165 lbs carried 20 times for 86 yards and scored two touchdowns. Grant scored on a two yard run in the first quarter and scored on a 44 yard interception return.
Senior quarterback Brian Stoldt was 2 of 6 passing for 80 yards. He ran for a 27 yard touchdown with just under three and a half minutes remaining in the game to put the game away for Alden.
Burgard opened the scoring on a 13 yard run by Karl Jones. Alden took a one point 7-6 lead into the locker room at halftime. Andre Gamblin returned a fumble 60 yards for a touchdown for Burgard.
Alden improves to 9-0. Burgard sees its season end with a 7-2 record.
Alden will play long time rival Depew for the Section 6 Class B title next Saturday afternoon at Ralph Wilson Stadium.