Tom Kellerman scored on a 63-yard run and Brendan Dooley scored on a 32-yard run for Ward Melville, but the Patriots allowed a Commack comeback and suffered their first loss of the season, falling 17-14 on Saturday.
Down 17-14 with 2:07 remaining, Ward Melville's Brendan Simpson recovered a Commack fumble to give his team another chance to strike, but they couldn't complete the drive. The Patriots fell to 3-1 on the season, while Commack improved to 2-2.
Up next for Ward Melville: the Patriots visit Lindenhurst on Oct. 3 at 3 p.m.
Box Score1 2 3 4 Final Commack 0 0 2 15 17 Ward Melville 14 0 0 0 14