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Roosevelt running back Johnnie Akins rushes for a (Credit: James Escher)

Roosevelt running back Johnnie Akins rushes for a gain during the first quarter of the Nassau County varsity football Conference IV semifinals vs. Valley Stream North at Hofstra. (Nov. 14, 2013)

Nassau IV semifinals: Roosevelt vs. Valley Stream North

No. 1 Roosevelt defeated No. 5 Valley Stream North, 49-0, in the Nassau IV football semifinals Thursday at Hofstra.

Valley Stream North quarterback Joe Ruscillo throws a
(Credit: James Escher)

Valley Stream North quarterback Joe Ruscillo throws a pass during the second quarter of the Nassau County varsity football Conference IV semifinals vs. Roosevelt at Hofstra. (Nov. 14, 2013)

Valley Stream North Joe Abruzzino pounces on a
(Credit: James Escher)

Valley Stream North Joe Abruzzino pounces on a ball kicked by Roosevelt during the first quarter of the Nassau County varsity football Conference IV semifinals at Hofstra. (Nov. 14, 2013)

Roosevelt running back Johnnie Akins rushes for a
(Credit: James Escher)

Roosevelt running back Johnnie Akins rushes for a gain during the first quarter of the Nassau County varsity football Conference IV semifinals vs. Valley Stream North at Hofstra. (Nov. 14, 2013)

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Roosevelt running back Johnnie Akins rushes for a
(Credit: James Escher)

Roosevelt running back Johnnie Akins rushes for a touchdown during the first quarter of the Nassau County varsity football Conference IV semifinals vs. Valley Stream North at Hofstra. (Nov. 14, 2013)

Valley Stream North running back Brian Carroll returns
(Credit: James Escher)

Valley Stream North running back Brian Carroll returns a kick during the second quarter of the Nassau County varsity football Conference IV semifinals vs. Roosevelt at Hofstra. (Nov. 14, 2013)

Valley Stream North quarterback No. 5 Joe Ruscillo
(Credit: James Escher)

Valley Stream North quarterback No. 5 Joe Ruscillo throws a pass during the first quarter of the Nassau County varsity football Conference IV semifinals vs. Roosevelt at Hofstra. (Nov. 14, 2013)

Roosevelt running back Johnnie Akins rushes for a
(Credit: James Escher)

Roosevelt running back Johnnie Akins rushes for a touchdown during the first quarter of the Nassau County varsity football Conference IV semifinals vs. Valley Stream North at Hofstra. (Nov. 14, 2013)

Roosevelt running back Johnnie Akins rushes for a
(Credit: James Escher)

Roosevelt running back Johnnie Akins rushes for a gain during the first quarter of the Nassau County varsity football Conference IV semifinals vs. Valley Stream North at Hofstra. (Nov. 14, 2013)

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Roosevelt running back Johnnie Akins rushes for a
(Credit: James Escher)

Roosevelt running back Johnnie Akins rushes for a touchdown during the first quarter of the Nassau County varsity football Conference IV semifinals vs. Valley Stream North at Hofstra. (Nov. 14, 2013)

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