BREAKING: Robertson leaving Sweet Home for West Seneca West
Even though practice began last week, it appears that there will be more movement within the Western New York High School Football scene.
Senior quarterback Maurice Robertson is transferring from Sweet Home to West Seneca West, WNY Athletics has learned Monday evening.
Both Panthers coach Jeremy Zimmer and Indians coach Mike Vastola confirmed the move to WNY Athletics.
Robertson, who threw for 776 yards / 10 touchdowns and ran for 277 yards / five touchdowns last season, was expected to be the starter for Sweet Home this season after splitting time with Joe Torrillo, who has since graduated.
Sweet Home was 5-4 (4-2 Class A North) in 2017, with their season coming to an end at the hands of West Seneca West in the Class A quarterfinals.
“I’m caught off guard off by the move,” Zimmer said. “Maurice is a great quarterback and we wish him the best.”
The Indians went to on win the NYSPHSAA Class A title, capping off a 13-0 season.
West Seneca West graduated quarterback Matt Myers, who’s now playing at the University at Buffalo.
Robertson will be ineligible to play in the Indians’ scrimmage at Clarence this Saturday and in their season opener against Sweet Home on Friday, August 31.
The quarterback could be eligible to play in West Seneca West’s league opener against Kenmore West in Week 2.
Frank Wolf also contributed to this article.