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D-I playoffs: Sachem East 21, West Islip 14

West Islip Senior Jeff Mottes (51) looks around

West Islip Senior Jeff Mottes (51) looks around at the end of a loss to Sachem East. (Nov. 5, 2011) Credit: Alan J. Schaefer

Sachem East snuck by West Islip in the first round of the Suffolk Division I playoffs.

Sachem's Ryan Dippel (3) makes the catch from
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

Sachem's Ryan Dippel (3) makes the catch from QB Anthony Riggi for the first down during the 4th quarter. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Sachem's Steven Casali (5) breaks through the West
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

Sachem's Steven Casali (5) breaks through the West Islip defense. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Sachem's Steven Casali power his way for a
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

Sachem's Steven Casali power his way for a first down. (Nov. 5, 2011)

West Islip senior Matt Brady (10) gets emotional
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

West Islip senior Matt Brady (10) gets emotional after the loss to Sachem. (Nov . 5, 2011)

Sachem East hands the ball off. (Nov. 5,
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

Sachem East hands the ball off. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Sachem's Steven Casali (5) drives for positive yards
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

Sachem's Steven Casali (5) drives for positive yards with West Islip's Pat Ryan (54) making the tackle. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Sachem's Steven Casali runs in for the another
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

Sachem's Steven Casali runs in for the another touchdown. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Sachem's Steven Casali breaks through the West Islip
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

Sachem's Steven Casali breaks through the West Islip defense. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Sachem's Steven Casali runs untouched for the touchdown
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

Sachem's Steven Casali runs untouched for the touchdown against West Islip. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Sachem's Steven Casali powers his way through the
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

Sachem's Steven Casali powers his way through the West Islip defense. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Sachem's Steven Casali finds a huge hole in
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

Sachem's Steven Casali finds a huge hole in the West Islip defense. (Nov. 5, 2011)

West Islip's Anthony Santo (15) is hit by
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

West Islip's Anthony Santo (15) is hit by Sachem's Jack Kelly (88) as he attempts to hurdle over the Sachem defense. (Nov. 5, 2011)

West Islip's Anthony Santo (15) is hit by
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

West Islip's Anthony Santo (15) is hit by Sachem's Jack Kelly (88) as he attempts to hurdle over the Sachem defense. (Nov. 5, 2011)

West Islip's Nick Aponte runs for a big
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

West Islip's Nick Aponte runs for a big gain. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Sachem East QB Anthony Riggi passes down field.
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

Sachem East QB Anthony Riggi passes down field. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Sachem's Steven Casali powers his way through the
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

Sachem's Steven Casali powers his way through the West Islip defense. (Nov. 5, 2011)

West Islip Senior Jeff Mottes (51) looks around
Credit: Alan J. Schaefer

West Islip Senior Jeff Mottes (51) looks around at the end of a loss to Sachem East. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Sachem's Steven Casali celebrates with his coach their
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

Sachem's Steven Casali celebrates with his coach their win over West Islip. (Nov. 5, 2011)

West Islip's Anthony Santo (15) hurdles over the
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

West Islip's Anthony Santo (15) hurdles over the Sachem defense. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Sachem celebrates their win over West Islip. (Nov.
Credit: Alan J Schaefer

Sachem celebrates their win over West Islip. (Nov. 5, 2011)

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