CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y.-Cheektowaga stunned Burgard 12-to-8 Saturday afternoon at Cheektowaga.
Burgard led 8-to-6 with 22 seconds left when the Warriors Preston Summers returned a punt 70 yards for a touchdown.
The teams battled through a scoreless first half. Cheektowaga scored first in the third quarter when Marshawn Gibson dove into the end zone to complete a 15 yard touchdown run. Burgard answered that in the fourth quarter when Rayshawn Jones scored from 27 yards out. After the two point conversion Burgard led 8-to-6.
Cheektowaga missed a field goal with 1:49 remaining in the fourth quarter. Burgard took over on downs but the Warriors forced a punt and Summers returned that for the game winning score. Cheektowaga improves to 6-0 while Burgard falls to 5-1.
Cheektowaga had 139 total yards. Burgard had 134 total yards.
Cheektowaga assistant coach Bob Mucitelli said, “We fought to the end and we stuck with it to the end, and that’s how our kids stick around to score a punt return for a touchdown.”