Lightning strikes twice for Batavia as senior Ray Leach ran for over 400 yards and scored 8 TDs for the second straight game.

The Blue Devils outlasted Skaneateles 54-49 to advance to the New York State Class B title game against Glens Falls next week.

Leach scored eight touchdowns for the second straight game, the workhorse back totaling nearly 1,000 yards in his last two games.

Glens Falls quarterback Joe Girardi III recently committed to Syracuse to play basketball next season.