Keough to Coughlin wins it for PM
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Jack Keough connected with Connor Coughlin for a 27-yard touchdown pass to cap a three-play 80-yard drive with 21 seconds left to give Patchogue-Medford a 39-35 win over Northport Friday night in Suffolk I football. Coughlin had seven catches for 154 yards and two TDs and Keough went 11-for-15 for 226 yards and two TDs for Patchogue-Medford (1-1). Dominic Fucci ran for 102 yards on 15 carries and a TD and Jake Horton rushed for two TDs. Kevin Morrissey had two catches for 54 yards, including a 47-yard reception to set up the winning score. Northport is 0-2.
Ward Melville 46, Half Hollow Hills East 42: Jake Biro scored on a 24-yard run with three minutes to go to lead Ward Melville (2-0). Ward Melville scored 15 points in the final five minutes to erase a 42-31 deficit. Biro went 11 of 18 for 150 yards and two TDs and rushed 11 times for 123 yards with two TDs. Brendan Hagerty rushed for 132 yards on 11 carries and a score. Hills East (1-1) senior R.J. Nitti was 26-for-40 for 471 yards, the fourth highest single-game yardage total in Long Island history. Nitti threw three touchdown passes and rushed for two scores.
Lindenhurst 37, Central Islip 7: Brad Witkowski went 10-for-14 for 205 yards and two TDs for Lindenhurst (1-1). Mike Rennick had two receptions for 109 yards and two TDs and Pete Mangione had eight carries for 101 yards and two TDs. Central Islip is 0-2.
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