Cheektowaga 12-Burgard 8

Cheektowaga 12-Burgard 8

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Cheektowaga 12-Burgard 8

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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.

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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.”

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