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Farmingdale tops high school football's Elite 11

Syosset's Chris Belmonte tries to tackle Farmingdale's Jordan

Syosset's Chris Belmonte tries to tackle Farmingdale's Jordan Mclune during a Nassau I football game at Mitchel Athletic Complex on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. Photo Credit: Richard T. Slattery


The Dalers take the top spot after a resounding 28-0 win over Syosset, the defending Long Island Class I champion. Halfback Jordan McLune, one of LI's top backs, had another stellar performance, rushing for 202 yards and a 30-yard TD.

2. LONGWOOD (4-0)

The Lions have an outstanding offensive line that has run roughshod over four opponents. Led by tackles Matt Weiss and Nick Castrova, guards Tyler Herrmann and Anthony Lavio and center Vincent Feliciano, there has been plenty of room to run for Tahj Clark and Khalil Owens.


The Bulldogs' offense struggled in a 14-7 Week 4 win over Commack. The offense was bailed out by a Jeremy Ruckert scoop and 45-yard fumble return for the winning TD. QB Ryan Hofmann produced one sustained drive in heavy wind and rain for the other TD. They host Longwood Friday at 6 p.m. in a huge game of unbeatens.

4. GARDEN CITY (4-0)

If you didn't believe in Garden City after its 38-7 thrashing of Carey, the two-time defending Long Island Class II champion, then you have to believe in them now. The Trojans marched into MacArthur and gutted out a 15-13 win over the highly regarded Generals as halfback Brian Haeffner ran for two scores.

5. NEWFIELD (4-0)

The Wolverines opened a 33-0 lead at the half over winless Bellport and thrashed the Clippers, 47-7. Elijah Riley scored three touchdowns in the first half and Jelani Greene added a TD run and a TD catch. Newfield gets tested next week against Riverhead, which has one of LI's top players in halfback Ryun Moore.

6. PLAINEDGE (4-0)

The Red Devils are back in form after quarterback Davien Kuinlan accounted for 477 all-purpose yards in a 56-28 win over Roosevelt. He ran for six touchdowns and threw for another. The Red Devils survived the tough grind of the first four games, beating Bethpage, Glen Cove, Lawrence and Roosevelt.

7. EAST ISLIP (4-0)

The Redmen rolled to three easy wins before being tested by gritty Kings Park in a 14-7 win. They've been playing without two-way star Jack Hannigan. Halfback Justin Taveras had 150 yards rushing and a score against the Kingsmen.

8. SAYVILLE (4-0)

Junior quarterback Jack Coan found Ashton Bradley with a 10-yard TD pass with 44 seconds left to pull out a 21-14 win over Harborfields. The big throw capped a 75-yard drive. The Golden Flashes are on pace for a showdown of unbeatens with East Islip in two weeks.

9. OCEANSIDE (4-0)

The Sailors continue to win with quarterback Vinny Guarino, who completed 9 of 12 passes for 183 yards and three scores, in a 45-0 win over winless Valley Stream Central. Oceanside hosts Syosset on Saturday at 3 p.m. in a battle of excellent quarterbacks.

10. WEST ISLIP (4-0)

The Lions needed a late TD to avoid an upset loss to Huntington. Antonio Alicea hauled in a 25-yard TD pass from quarterback Conor Smith with 3:54 left for the 22-21 win. Halfback Mike Lombardi had 152 yards on 30 carries and a score.


The Wildcats ran away from previously undefeated Mount Sinai, 35-7. Quarterback Jason Curran ran for two scores and also grabbed four interceptions to shut down the Mustangs' offense. The defending Long Island Class IV champions have not been tested this season, but a showdown with undefeated Glenn looms.

On the cusp:

Locust Valley, Glenn, Seaford.

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