Messiah West's defense helps Carey edge Elmont, 21-18

Garden City wide receiver Brian Badgett, left, picks

Garden City wide receiver Brian Badgett, left, picks up yards after a reception as Carey's Messiah West gives chase. (Oct. 6, 2012) Photo Credit: James Escher

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Messiah West made his second interception of the game at midfield with 22 seconds remaining to protect a three-point lead as Carey (5-2) held on for a 21-18 win over Elmont (3-4) in Nassau II. West had back-to-back interceptions to end Elmont's last two possessions and finished with six tackles and a sack. Ray Catapano went 22-for-32 for 245 yards and two TDs and junior Matt Robison had a career-high 11 catches for 131 yards and a score and also ran for a TD. Senior Tom Dente had nine tackles and a career-high five sacks. Joe Lucito led with 10 tackles and added a sack.

Bellmore JFK 20, Calhoun 7: John-Austin Emory ran for 118 yards on 15 carries and returned an interception 35 yards for a TD to put Bellmore JFK (3-4) ahead 14-0 in the second. The Bellmore JFK defense had four interceptions, a fumble recovery and four sacks. Calhoun falls to 1-6.

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Mepham 20, New Hyde Park 14: Chris Gabriel had 167 yards on 20 carries, including a 53-yard TD run in the second, for Mepham (3-4). Tyler Davis completed 8 of 17 passes for 127 yards and a TD and ran for 70 yards on eight carries. Ralik Goodman's interception with 1:50 remaining thwarted a New Hyde Park drive and sealed the game. Brian Ferris had three sacks.

Herricks 34, Westbury 15: Senior Adrian Kwan went 7-for-10 for 69 yards and three TDs and ran 12 times for 107 yards and two scores, giving him a career-high five touchdowns, to lead Herricks (2-5) over Westbury (1-6). Mike Pitre had 80 yards on 18 rushes.

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