Ben Kocis throws for 226 yards as Huntington tops Kings Park

Sayville's Zachery Sirico looks to the end zone

Sayville's Zachery Sirico looks to the end zone for Matt Star for a touchdown during the Suffolk Division III quarterfinals game against Amityville. (Nov. 10, 2012) (Credit: Alan J Schaefer)

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Ben Kocis went 15 of 22 for 226 yards with a touchdown to lead No. 4 Huntington to a 27-12 win over No. 5 Kings Park Saturday in a Suffolk III football quarterfinal. Tyler Greenhill caught six passes for 77 yards with a touchdown.

Leading 7-6 with 1:25 left in the first quarter, Huntington's Josh Long blocked his second field goal of the season. Troy Greene picked it up and ran 35 yards. At midfield, Greene sent a lateral to John Mallouk. Mallouk ran it the rest of the way, putting Huntington ahead 13-6.

Huntington drove 82 yards in two minutes at the end of the first half, capped by a Greenhill 25-yard touchdown catch with 43 seconds left giving the Blue Devils a 20-6 lead.


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Levar Butts made 12 tackles to lead Huntington (7-2).

Huntington will play at No. 1 Sayville at 1 p.m. Saturday in the semifinals. Kings Park finishes its season 5-4.

Miller Place 44, Bellport 7: Adin Greenfield ran for 153 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 2 Miller Place (8-1) over No. 7 Bellport in the quarterfinals. Brett Osman added 102 rushing yards and Eric DiCroce had 96 yards rushing.

Ryan Gray was 7-for-12 with 113 yards, including a 17-yard TD pass to Cody McPartland. Jan Schoonen was 5-for-5 on extra points, caught two passes and recorded a sack.

Linebacker Alex Greenidge had 15 tackles and a sack, and safety and Jake Buonaiuto had 12 tackles.

The Panthers will host No. 3 Westhampton in the semifinals at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Bellport finishes at 4-5.

Sayville 48, Amityville 8: Zach Sirico was 7 of 10 for 135 yards and three touchdowns and ran six times for 30 yards to lead No. 1 Sayville (9-0) over No. 8 Amityville (4-5) in the quarterfinals. John Haggart ran the ball 13 times for 86 yards and caught a 41-yard touchdown pass and Matt Selts ran three times for 61 yards and two touchdowns. Matt Starr had four tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery, Kevin O'Connor had eight tackles and Chris Belcher had an interception return for a touchdown to help lead the defense.

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