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Barbaro's TD run lifts East Rockaway over Carle Place

Roosevelt's Johnnie Atkins is seen on the field

Roosevelt's Johnnie Atkins is seen on the field for the coin toss before the Nassau IV football semifinals. (Nov. 17, 2012) Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Matt Barbaro's 2-yard touchdown run with eight seconds remaining lifted East Rockaway over Carle Place, 28-25, yesterday in Nassau IV football.

Barbaro rushed for 126 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Rocks (2-3). ç ran for 82 yards, including a 35-yard TD that pulled East Rockaway within 25-20 in the third quarter. Carle Place is 1-4.

North Shore 32, Malverne 22: Joe ç completed 9 of 13 passes for 210 yards and four TDs to lead North Shore (2-3). Floccari connected with John Lennon, who ran a slant pattern, for a 20-yard touchdown to put North Shore ahead 12-6 with 6:23 left in the second quarter. With Malverne threatening near the red zone, cornerback Josh Schwartz stripped the ball from a Malverne running back, recovered the fumble and ran it back 77 yards for a touchdown with 5:01 left in the second, which gave North Shore a 20-6 lead.

Roosevelt 33, Mineola 0: Johnnie Akins had 20 carries for 212 yards and three touchdowns for Roosevelt (5-0) in Nassau IV. Rob Hansen scored on a pair of 1-yard touchdown runs and also had seven tackles. Raymond Jones added five tackles. Mineola falls to 2-3.

Valley Stream North 22, Island Trees 7: Joe Ruscillo was 5-for-8 for 203 yards and three touchdowns to lead Valley Stream North (4-1) in Nassau IV. The defense was led by Chris Case, who made eight tackles, and Mike DiRico, who had eight tackles and a fumble recovery. Island Trees falls to 2-3.

Locust Valley 40, Cold Spring Harbor 7: Jordan Formicola and wide receiver Louie Jokinsky connected for three touchdowns to lead Locust Valley (4-1) over Cold Spring Harbor (0-5) in Conference IV. Formicola found Jokinsky for an 18-yard score with 3:31 left in the first quarter on Locust Valley's first possession. Linebacker John Piscitello led Locust Valley with four tackles.

Clarke 42, Oyster Bay 21: Peter Falgiano ran for 74 yards and scored three three touchdowns in the first quarter to lead Clarke (3-2) in Nassau IV. Nestor Haddo rushed for 100 yards, including a 65-yard TD. Luis Hungria added 78 rushing yards and a score. John Dell'Olio had an interception.

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