Brian Gaffney does it all in Mineola's win over East Rockaway

Brian Gaffney helped lead Mineola over East Rockaway. Brian Gaffney helped lead Mineola over East Rockaway. (Newsday file photo) Photo Credit: James Escher

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Brian Gaffney made his second interception at midfield with 50 seconds remaining to seal a 14-8 win for Mineola (1-1) over East Rockaway (0-2) in Nassau IV Saturday.

On a trick play to open the second quarter, Gaffney (130 yards on 18 carries) took the handoff then threw to Bobby Rodgers for an 18-yard TD. Vinny Bieniek (6-for-10, 190 yards) found Justin Oommen on a play-action pass for a 70-yard TD. Danny McClure hit Joseph Sheridan for a late 18-yard TD pass to pull East Rockaway within six.

West Hempstead 28, Clarke 16: Tayvon Hall ran for 197 yards on 16 carries and scored two TDs to lead West Hempstead (2-0) over Clarke (1-1). Mike Petrizzo added 117 rushing yards on 10 carries, including a 48-yard TD run to put West Hempstead ahead 21-8 with 8:56 remaining in the second quarter. Enrique McFarlane's 12-yard TD run with 9:48 left in the third quarter made it a two-score game.

Cold Spring Harbor 28, Oyster Bay 7: Jordan Walter had 245 yards on 13 carries, including TD runs of 66 and 46 yards, to lead CSH (1-1) over Oyster Bay (0-2). Frankie Stubbolo added 61 yards and two TDs on nine carries. Luke Barron had eight tackles.

Seaford 41, Locust Valley 6: Kyle Kolodinsky had four receptions for 130 yards and a touchdown and a 30-yard TD run to lead Seaford (2-0) over Locust Valley (1-1). Austin Quiroz had 101 yards and three TDs on 15 carries. James O'Hagan had 11 tackles and a sack.

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