VSS led by Accardi's 2 TDs, 213 yards

Valley Stream South running back Frank Accardi runs

Valley Stream South running back Frank Accardi runs the ball into the end zone for a touchdown in a game against South Side. (Oct. 27, 2012) Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

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Frank Accardi ran for 213 yards and two touchdowns for fourth-seeded Valley Stream South in its 26-13 win over No. 5 Manhasset in a Nassau III quarterfinal.

Accardi scored on a 98-yard run in the third quarter to give Valley Stream South a 13-0 lead. Accardi's run was set up on the previous play by Frank Reichert, who intercepted a pass on the Valley Stream South 2. Accardi added a 45-yard run in the fourth quarter to cap the scoring for Valley Stream South.

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Bryan Providence had 67 yards on eight carries and an interception and Phil Crisci had nine tackles and a sack for Valley Stream South, which faces No. 1 Lawrence in a semifinal on Friday at Hofstra.

Lawrence 50, Bethpage 0: Junior Joe Capobianco completed 10 of 11 passes for 228 yards and four touchdowns for No. 1 Lawrence (9-0) against eighth-seeded Bethpage (3-6) in a Nassau III quarterfinal. Capobianco's fourth touchdown pass was his 30th of the season, tying the Lawrence school record for single season TD tosses. It was also the 59th of his career, placing him second all time in Nassau history.

Eddie Robinson had six catches for 93 yards and two touchdowns, Matt Leone had seven tackles and a fumble recovery, while Florian Capobianco had nine tackles, a forced fumble and recovery.

Glen Cove 33, Hewlett 12: Billy Niece ran for 105 yards and three touchdowns on 10 carries for No. 2 Glen Cove (8-1) in a Nassau III quarterfinal. Quarterback Will Kassar carried 14 times for 159 yards and Ryan Perkins had 81 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries for Glen Cove, which ran for 359 yards.

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Perkins' first score, a 1-yard run, gave the Big Red a 6-0 lead. His second touchdown, a 7-yard run, capped the scoring for Glen Cove, which will face No. 3 Plainedge in the semifinals Friday at Hofstra at 7:30 p.m. Hewlett finishes at 4-5.

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