High School Athlete of the Week - Brody Metcalf, Livonia

Varsity Voices: ER/Gananda looks to remain undefeated
Marc Dovi and James Johnson discuss ER/Gananda’s attempt to remain undefeated in the regular football season.
Varsity Voices: Girls Soccer Eastridge
Marc Dovi and James Johnson talk with Eastridge coach Marc Dall and senior captain Christina Hess about the rise of the division champion Lancers.
Varsity Voices: Football key matchups in the final week of regular season.
Marc Dovi and James Johnson talk about Batavia’s interesting matchup with Class D Clyde-Savannah, the undefeated Livonia and Hornell game, a Class AA scramble, and the play-in game between Class A Irondequoit and Greece Arcadia.
Varsity Voices: Girls Golf Section V Championship
Marc Dovi and James Johnson talk about how players at Penfield, Pittsford, Webster and Victor fared at Oak Hill.
Varsity Voices: Top area boys soccer teams
Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson discuss the top area teams, most notably Fairport and Hilton along with the upstart Canandaigua Braves.
Varsity Voices: Football preview, McQuaid vs. Aquinas
Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson previews Saturday’s matchup between two private school rivals.
Varsity Voices: Football preview, Spencerport at Athena
Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson preview Saturday’s class A football matchup between Spencerport, with Alton Jones and undefeated Greece Athena.
Varsity Voices: Football preview, Victor vs. Fairport
Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson preview the challenge ahead for Fairport at Victor on Friday night.
Varsity Voices: Boys Volleyball
Penfield coach Mike Fusare, center, talks with Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson about the big win over McQuaid and the Patriots’ strong start to the season.
Varsity Voices football: Rushing record season highlight so far
Sports writers Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson spotlight record-setting Spencerport running back Alton Jones including highlights of his 491-yard, eight-TD game, and preview this week’s matchups.
Varsity Voices: Runner discusses McQuaid Invitational
Sports writers Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson talk with Webster Thomas senior Amanda Vestri about her career and running in Saturday’s 52nd annual McQuaid Invitational, one of the most historic cross country meets in the U.S.
Varsity Voices Girls Volleyball: Fast start by Penfield, Victor
Sports writers Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson highlight the fast start by Penfield and show Victor’s three-set win over Webster Schroeder this week.
ICYMI: Spencerport’s Jones runs for 491 yards. See how he did it
Alton Jones rushed for a Section V record 491 yards and finished with eight total touchdowns in Spencerport’s 63-39 victory over Irondequoit on Sept. 23, 2016.
Varsity Voices: Big games this week in soccer, football
Jeff DiVeronica and James Johnson look ahead to the big games.
Varsity Voices: Who is No. 1 in high school football, soccer
The beginning of the season brought some big games to Section V and the action is just heating up.

As Livonia’s quarterback, not only are footballs often in the hands of Brody Metcalf, but also the outcome of games.

And it works for the undefeated Bulldogs, who improved to 6-0 after Metcalf finished with 429 all-purpose yards during a 42-6 romp at Bath last week. Metcalf scored four touchdowns on nine rushing attempts for 144 yards. He completed 12-of-22 passes for 278 yards and two touchdowns.

Broady Metcalf

Broady Metcalf

“Going down to Bath you know that you are going to be in for it, they are one of the most physical teams you will play,” Metcalf said. “It was just a good battle. We had the upper hand, jumped on them early and kind of stayed on them.”

The challenge may be larger this week for Metcalf and his teammates. Livonia hosts undefeated Hornell, a rival in the Livingston County league with a history that includes state championships, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

“I’ve heard 4,000 people are coming to this game,” Metcalf said. “I’m pretty excited.”

Brody Metcalf

School/year: Livonia/senior.

People would be surprised to know: “People who do know me, aren’t surprised to know that I’ll do anything for my team and I’ll do anything to win. It’s more passion than me being a kind of a jerk on the field. I know that there are a lot of teams out there that don’t like me, but it’s people who don’t know me.”

Away from football: “I play basketball and baseball as well (at Livonia). Definitely, like hanging out with the guys. Sports takes up a lot of time, I’m not going to lie, but pretty much anything with the guys is always a great time. We like to do just about anything from night tennis to camping to going out on a boat.”

Snapchat or Twitter: “I have Snapchat and Twitter obviously, but I’m not a big social media guy. I have one best friend in Snapchat, my girlfriend.”

New No. 1 team in Section V before football playoffs


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