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General Brown football hosts Utica ND in Friday playoff

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Unbeaten General Brown will begin its bid for another Section 3 Class C football title with a tough opening quarterfinal.

The Lions (6-0), champions of Class C North, were seeded third Sunday in Class C-1 as the 16 teams that qualified in Class C found out their opponents. General Brown will play host to No. 6 Utica Notre Dame (4-2) at 7 p.m. Friday in the C-1 quarterfinals.

General Brown, Skaneateles and Canastota all had perfect league records, with Class C South winner Canastota (5-1) winning the coin flip for the top seed in C-1, and Class C West champion Skaneateles (6-0) taking the second seed.

The qualifying schools with the largest enrollments were placed in Class C-1, along with three private schools — Immaculate Heart Central, Utica Notre Dame and Bishop Ludden.

IHC (4-2) is seeded eighth and will play at Canastota on Friday night. Bishop Ludden (4-2) is the fourth seed and will host No. 5 Altmar-Parish-Williamstown (3-3) on Friday.

Skaneateles is home to No. 7 Sherburne-Earlville (4-2).

Utica Notre Dame finished second to Herkimer in Class C East, losing only to Herkimer 26-7 in conference play. The Jugglers’ only other loss was 35-7 to Class B Vernon-Verona-Sherrill.

General Brown has posted five consecutive Class C North shutouts, and has outscored its Class C opponents, 227-0.

Lowville (4-2) drew the No. 7 seed in Class C-2 and plays at No. 2 Waterville (3-3) at 7 p.m. Friday.

In other C-2 quarterfinals, No. 8 Little Falls (2-4) is at No. 1 Herkimer (5-1), No. 5 Mt. Markham (3-3) is at No. 4 Frankfort-Schuyler (4-2) and No. 6 Syracuse Institute of Technology (2-4) plays at No. 3 Tully (4-2).

Semifinals will be Oct. 19-20, and the C-1 and C-2 finals are on Oct. 26-27. The overall Class C final is slated for 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Carrier Dome.

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