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Massapequa High School wide receiver Nick Balzano races (Credit: James Escher)

Massapequa High School wide receiver Nick Balzano races downfield in the second quarter. (Nov. 10, 2012)

Massapequa 43, East Meadow 29

Massapequa defeated East Meadow 43-29 Saturday at Roslyn High School in a Nassau County Conference I varsity football quarterfinal playoff game.

Massapequa High School running back Nick Capuana, left,
(Credit: James Escher)

Massapequa High School running back Nick Capuana, left, gets congratulated by wide receiver Harry Lowe after rushing for a 14-yard touchdown in the second quarter. (Nov. 10, 2012)

East Meadow's Brian Kavanagh breaks up a pass
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East Meadow's Brian Kavanagh breaks up a pass intended for Massapequa wide receiver Nick Balzano in the third quarter. (Nov. 10, 2012)

Massapequa quarterback Paul Bentz throws a pass in
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Massapequa quarterback Paul Bentz throws a pass in the second quarter. (Nov. 10, 2012)

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Massapequa High School wide receiver Harry Lowe evades
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Massapequa High School wide receiver Harry Lowe evades East Meadow Rob Bergmann and hops into the end zone for a touchdown with 6:55 remaining the fourth quarter of a Nassau County Conference I varsity football quarterfinal played at Roslyn High School. Trailing by one point before the reception, Lowe's touchdown gave Massapequa a 34-29 lead. The ensuing two-point conversion attempt was successful. They went on to win by a score of 43-29. (Nov. 10, 2012)

Massapequa High School running back Paul Dilena, left,
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Massapequa High School running back Paul Dilena, left, fights for yards on a snow-filled field during the first quarter. (Nov. 10, 2012)

East Meadow quarterback Chris Buschi throws a pass
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East Meadow quarterback Chris Buschi throws a pass under pressure for a touchdown in the third quarter. (Nov. 10, 2012)

Massapequa High School wide receiver Nick Balzano races
(Credit: James Escher)

Massapequa High School wide receiver Nick Balzano races downfield in the second quarter. (Nov. 10, 2012)

Massapequa High School quarterback Paul Bentz looks for
(Credit: James Escher)

Massapequa High School quarterback Paul Bentz looks for an open receiver. (Nov. 10, 2012)

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East Meadow's Bobby Bender reels in a catch
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East Meadow's Bobby Bender reels in a catch for a 75-yard touchdown. (Nov. 10, 2012)

Massapequa High School wide receiver Nick Balzano, left,
(Credit: James Escher)

Massapequa High School wide receiver Nick Balzano, left, gets mobbed by teammates after making a catch for a touchdown. (Nov. 10, 2012)

Massapequa High School running back Nick Capuana, left,
(Credit: James Escher)

Massapequa High School running back Nick Capuana, left, gets congratulated by wide receiver Harry Lowe after rushing for a 14-yard touchdown. (Nov. 10, 2012)

Massapequa High School quarterback Paul Bentz looks for
(Credit: James Escher)

Massapequa High School quarterback Paul Bentz looks for an open receiver. (Nov. 10, 2012)

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