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Gridiron greats for county finals

Half Hollow Hills West's Gerald Filardi runs the

Half Hollow Hills West's Gerald Filardi runs the ball against West Islip during the second half of the Suffolk Division II football final at Stony Brook University on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016.


Center Greg Amato, guards Keith Berberich, Bryan Carney, tackles Raquell Davis, Nick Golde, tight ends Michael Bradley, Nicolas Gioia, who cleared the way for the Colonials to total 324 yards rushing and four TDs in a 28-21 win over Ward Melville for the Suffolk I title.


The junior fullback/linebacker rushed for 121 yards and a score and led the defense with eight tackles in the Warriors’ 13-0 victory over Roosevelt for the Nassau III title.

JACK COAN, Sayville

He completed 20 of 33 passes for 243 yards, one interception and two TDs in the final game of his storied career, a 42-35 loss to East Islip in the Suffolk III final. He also rushed for 108 yards on 14 carries and a score.


The sophomore completed five passes for 200 yards and three TDs in a 38-20 upset win over West Islip in Suffolk II. His TD passes went for 30, 59 and 88 yards.


He carried 28 times for 248 yards and three TDs and threw for another score in a 42-35 upset win over previously undefeated Sayville in the Suffolk III final. Fleitman totaled 621 yards rushing the past two playoff games as East Islip avenged regular-season losses to Westhampton and Sayville.

CHRIS GRAY, Shoreham-Wading River

He rushed 44 times for 341 yards and four touchdowns in a 36-21 win over Babylon to claim the Suffolk IV title.


The senior returned two kickoffs for touchdowns, one of 99 yards and the other for 79, and caught a touchdown pass in the Red Devils’ 53-28 victory over Farmingdale in Nassau I.

CAM JORDAN, Hills West

The senior Syracuse commit caught two touchdown passes of 30 and 59 yards in a 38-20 win over West Islip for the Suffolk II crown. He also had a fumble recovery.

CHRIS MIXON, Garden City

He had 20 carries for 156 yards and two touchdowns in a 42-14 win over Carey in Nassau II.

KYLE NUNEZ, East Islip

The offensive lineman helped clear the way for the offense to rush for 377 yards in a 42-35 upset win over Sayville for the Suffolk III crown. He also had nine tackles, forced a fumble and added a sack.


He had 190 yards rushing and two touchdowns in a 20-0 win over Carle Place/Wheatley.


The senior quarterback ran for 178 yards on 13 carries, including a 58-yard touchdown, and added 91 yards passing and another score in the Red Devils’ 53-28 victory over Farmingdale in Nassau I.

ETHAN WIEDERKEHR, Shoreham-Wading River

The senior defensive tackle had 12 tackles, including four for a loss, a forced fumble, and five quarterback hurries in a 36-21 win over Babylon in Suffolk IV. He also cleared the way for the Wildcats offense to total 423 yards.


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