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Class I LIC: Floyd 54, East Meadow 47

The Floyd football team celebrates their Class I

The Floyd football team celebrates their Class I win in the Long Island Championships over East Meadow. (Nov. 27, 2011) Photo Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan

Stacey Bedell amassed an LIC-game record 412 yards on 29 carries as Floyd held off East Meadow, 54-47, at Stony Brook's LaValle Stadium before more than 6,000 in the Long Island Class I championship game.

East Meadow's Marvin Cajoles (1) hauls in a
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East Meadow's Marvin Cajoles (1) hauls in a long pass in front of Floyd's Stacey Bedell (21) along the right sideline in the second half. (Nov. 27, 2011)

East Meadow running back Robbie Healy (12) with
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East Meadow running back Robbie Healy (12) with the run to the right side in the first half. (Nov. 27, 2011)

Floyd running back Stacey Bedell evades the tackle
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Floyd running back Stacey Bedell evades the tackle attempt by East Meadow defensive back Robbie Healy in the first half of the Long Island Class I championship. (Nov. 27, 2011)

East Meadow fullback Billy Andrle (40) dives into
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East Meadow fullback Billy Andrle (40) dives into the end zone for the score. (Nov. 27, 2011)

East Meadow running back Robbie Healy (12) with
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East Meadow running back Robbie Healy (12) with the run to the right side in the first half. (Nov. 27, 2011)

East Meadow running back Robbie Healy (12) stretches
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East Meadow running back Robbie Healy (12) stretches for the end zone while being driven out of bounds on a run to the right side in the first half. (Nov. 27, 2011)

Floyd quarterback AJ Otranto (3) hands off the
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Floyd quarterback AJ Otranto (3) hands off the ball in the first half. (Nov. 27, 2011)

Floyd head coach Paul Longo lets out a
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Floyd head coach Paul Longo lets out a rare burst of emotion after the clock runs out. (Nov. 27, 2011)

Floyd's Nick Martucci (12) holds the championship trophy
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Floyd's Nick Martucci (12) holds the championship trophy after the game. (Nov. 27, 2011)

Floyd wide receiver Vantrell Nash (1) hauls in
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Floyd wide receiver Vantrell Nash (1) hauls in a pass in the left flat and runs for a touchdown in the first half. (Nov. 27, 2011)

Members of the Floyd football team hoist the
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Members of the Floyd football team hoist the trophies after the game. (Nov. 27, 2011)

Floyd running back Stacey Bedell breaks away from
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Floyd running back Stacey Bedell breaks away from East Meadow lineman Giancarlo Carvalho in the first half of the Long Island Class I championship. (Nov. 27, 2011)

Floyd wide receiver Cory Banks (14) cuts back
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Floyd wide receiver Cory Banks (14) cuts back against East Meadow's Evan Pantofel (23) in the first half. (Nov. 27, 2011)

Floyd running back Stacey Bedell races into the
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Floyd running back Stacey Bedell races into the secondary and on to a touchdown in the first half. (Nov. 27, 2011)

Floyd running back Stacey Bedell (21) breaks into
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Floyd running back Stacey Bedell (21) breaks into the secondary for a touchdown in the first half. (Nov. 27, 2011)

East Meadow's James D'Elia (22) with a touchdown
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East Meadow's James D'Elia (22) with a touchdown run up the left side in the second half. (Nov. 27, 2011)

East Meadow quarterback Dylan Curry runs for a
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East Meadow quarterback Dylan Curry runs for a touchdown in the second half which tied the score. (Nov. 27, 2011)

Floyd's Corey Banks (14) hauls in the pass
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Floyd's Corey Banks (14) hauls in the pass that would hold up as the winning score as East Meadow's James D'Elia defends in the second half. (Nov. 27, 2011)

Floyd's Devante Smith (23) with the interception of
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Floyd's Devante Smith (23) with the interception of a pass intended for East Meadow's James D'Elia (22) ending their last scoring threat in the game. (Nov. 27, 2011)

Floyd's Matt Allen (44) reacts to his teams
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Floyd's Matt Allen (44) reacts to his teams victory after the game. (Nov. 27, 2011)

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