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Football Wildcats handle Corcoran, 41-15

WG offense has scored 107 points in 2-0 start

— Something special may be brewing in Camillus.

West Genesee's football team pounded its second straight Class AA-2 victim Friday night, piling up points again in a 41-15 romp over the Corcoran Cougars.

Last year's 3-5 Wildcats team is rapidly earning long-lost memory status.

"These guys are very close," said head coach Joe Corley. "They have a great team dynamic. They play for each other."

Corley could only have had a muted halftime speech - such was the Wildcats' dominance. WG took a 28-7 lead to intermission, and it could have been so much more.

The hosts got on the board 8:52 into the first quarter when quarterback Matt Naton found Nate Flask from 30 yards away.

Then came two devastating plays by the Howard brothers, Sean and Naesean, that all but took Corcoran out of the contest.

Flask, in his defensive role of linebacker, sacked Corcoran quarterback Shakem Buckmon, and in doing so forced a fumble. Sean Howard was on the ball in a flash and raced home 48 yards untouched.

Howard's younger brother Naesean soon eclipsed his sibling in the wow factor.

After WG held Corcoran on downs deep in its own territory, all it took was one play for the hosts to snare a 21-0 edge. Naesean Howard took the pitch, broke some early tackles and scampered 92 yards home.

"They're pretty good," Corcoran coach Tyrone Fisher. "(Naesean) is just tough to bring down. (Sean) just makes plays. They're real dynamic, both of them."

Corcoran started to come out of its shell in the second quarter, but not before Naesean Howard gave the hosts a 28-0 lead with a 20-yard scoring run.

Cougars special teams ace D.J. McCarthy caught the ensuing kickoff and ran it back 71 yards to give Corcoran something positive to discuss at halftime.

The second half was more competitive. WG got touchdown runs from Keasean Sparks and Nick Mellen. Corcoran's James Shields ran in from one yard out and the Cougars successfully completed the two point conversion.

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