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Sports Flash: Patriots Football Gets OT Victory; Seawolves Roll in Big South Opener

A look at how local sports teams fared on Friday and Saturday.

Football

Ward Melville 27, Lindenhurst 21: The Patriots improve to 4-1 after Brendan Nieves blocked Lindenhurst's 38-yard overtime field goal attempt and Jake Biro's 28-yard run set up the gamewinning play, a 1-yard run by Brendan Hegarty. According to MSG Varsity, Ward Melville trailed 21-7 at halftime, later tying the game when Biro threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Brendan Dooley in the third quarter.

Stony Brook 49, Charleston Southern 7: Kyle Essington threw five touchdown passes, including a 29-yard throw to Kevin Norrell and a 27-yard throw to Jordan Gush, to help Stony Brook improve to 5-1 overall, 1-0 in Big South conference play. Miguel Maysonet, who totaled 88 yards, set new records as the all-time leading rusher in both Stony Brook and Big South history. Head coach Chuck Priore said: "I told Kyle (Essington) we might be passing more based on what we saw on film. The ability of this offense is its balance. As long as we continue to do what's working, I'm content."

Stony Brook School 53, Southampton 35: According to MSG Varsity, the Bears (4-1) orchestrated a blowout win on the strength of 164 yards on 15 carries, two touchdowns, and seven tackles by Don Liotine, and two touchdowns, a fumble recovery and an interception by Ben Fye. 

Girls' Tennis

William Floyd 6, Ward Melville 1: The Patriots are 7-2 overall following the non-league loss.

Stony Brook 4, Port Jefferson 3: The Bears are 12-1 in league play after Angela Wong topped Rachel Collins in second singles for the win, according to MSG Varsity.

Field Hockey

Garden City 2, Ward Melville 1: Liz Conley scored the Patriots' lone goal on an assist from Kelsey Catalano and Andre had nine saves, according to MSG Varsity.

Boys' Volleyball

Sachem North 3, Ward Melville 0: Ward Melville is 0-6.

Girls' Volleyball

McGann-Mercy 3, Stony Brook 0: Stony Brook is 2-4.

Boys' Soccer

Greenport-Shelter Island 5, Stony Brook 1: Nate Hicks scored the Bears' lone goal and Lewis Meitz made 10 saves for Stony Brook (0-7).

Girls' Soccer

Stony Brook 5, McGann-Mercy 1: Morgan Pius led Stony Brook (5-1) with three goals.

C. Bery October 08, 2012 at 10:39 PM
Congrats to all the sports teams this weekend - However I would like to see our TOP RATED MAJOR UNIVERSITY Conference Champion SBU Football Team get top billing over the high school teams.

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