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Canandaigua’s championship football season over after loss to Jamestown

The Canandaigua Braves headed to Jamestown on Friday night to face the Red Raiders on their home soil.  The clash of the two unbeaten squads had the game of the night tag on it, as the Class A foes with talent galore battled to have a spot in the semi-finals of the state tournament on Thanksgiving weekend.  The Braves would come up short in the game, dropping the contest 35-14.

Jamestown jumped out to an early 7-0 lead, but Canandaigua knotted the score when Ryan Gavette busted loose for a 39 yard touchdown run.  The Braves continued the scoring, after the first quarter finished tied at seven points a piece, Bryan Boldrin’s keeper boosted Canandaigua to a 14-7 lead.

Jamestown tied the game at 14-14 midway through the second quarter, and retook the lead 21-14 before the first half of play wrapped up.  The Braves’ defense held tough for most of the third quarter, but the Red Raiders added another touchdown making the game a 28-14 affair entering the fourth quarter.  Jamestown added one last touchdown during the fourth quarter, making the final score 35-14.  Canandaigua finishes the season as Section V champions, and a record of 10-1.

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