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Naja's two TDs help Smithtown West upset N. Babylon

Defensive end Zach Naja blocked a punt and returned it 40 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter, and returned a fumble 54 yards for another score in the second quarter for the only points in Smithtown West's 12-0 upset of visiting North Babylon in Suffolk Division II football Friday night.

Naja also had two sacks as the Bulls (2-1) held North Babylon (2-1) to 121 total yards and five first downs. James Pannell ran for 62 yards and, at cornerback, made a fourth-quarter interception. Neeko Marchand made a team-high 12 tackles, and Chris Anzalone had 11 stops for Smithtown West.

BOYS SOCCEREast Meadow 1, Herricks 0: Freshman Danny Espinoza made the most of his first varsity goal as he scored off a feed from Dom Fragiorgi with 1:20 left in the game to lift East Meadow in Conference II. Jets goalkeeper Hector Guerrero stopped six shots for his third shutout of the season. David Resnick made eight saves for Herricks.

Massapequa 3, Freeport 0: Dakota Barnathan scored two second- half goals, in the 55th minute and 65th minute, to lead Massapequa in Conference I.

Calhoun 2, Long Beach 1: Ryan McCarthy scored twice, including the winner midway through the second half for Calhoun in Conference III. Chris Carlson and Andrew Lief had assists and Andrew LaClaustra made four saves in the win.Roslyn 1, Mineola 1: Vinnie Carvalho scored from 16 yards off a volley at the top of the box with two minutes left in the first half for Mineola in non-league. Jacob Benetar scored off a scramble from 12 yards to tie the score 12 minutes into the second half for Roslyn.Kings Park 2, Rocky Point 1: Andrew Moorman scored off a cross from Matt Peixoto with eight second left in the second overtime to lift Kings Park in Suffolk League V. Peixoto tied the score at 1 with 12 minutes left in the second.

Miller Place 2, Eastport-South Manor 1: Nick Parrella scored with 20 minutes left in the game to give Miller Place the win in League V. Jake Scavetta scored 14 minutes into the game to put Miller Place up 1-0. Armando Fuentes scored for ESM.Portledge 2, Knox 1: Chris McCloskey scored with 30 seconds left to lead Portledge in the IPPSAL. Jun Kang scored the Knox goal two minutes into the game, and Matteo Trentini scored 14 minutes into the second half to tie the score at 1 for Portledge.BOYS VOLLEYBALL

Valley Stream South 3, Wantagh 1: Jack Palleschi had 10 kills and three blocks, Seth Benison had eight kills and six blocks and Juan Cabrera had eight aces in a 25-23, 25-23, 18-25, 25-22 victory for Valley Stream South in Conference III.

Commack 3, Ward Melville 1: Pat Lilly had 16 kills, Matt Carrino had 26 assists, and Kyle Fanelli added 25 digs to lead Commack to a 25-22, 16-25, 25-18, 25-23 win in League I.Eastport-South Manor 3, Shoreham-Wading River 0: Ryan Brisson had 38 assists, Brendan Tutino had four aces and 10 kills, Ryan Brandow had three blocks and seven kills and John Bohnenblusch had six kills to lead Eastport-South Manor to a 25-13, 25-18, 25-20 win in League III.


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