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Sayville's Jack Coan (9) throws a pass in

Sayville's Jack Coan (9) throws a pass in the second quarter during a Suffolk Division III football game against West Babylon Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 at West Babylon Middle School. Credit: Bob Sorensen

Francesco Ancona, Oceanside

He kicked a school-record 47-yard field goal in a 24-0 win over Hicksville.

Mike Bradley, Floyd

The linebacker had seven solo tackles, one sack and two interceptions, including a 30-yard interception return for a score in a 37-26 win over Connetquot.

Sam Brown, Long Beach

He completed 14 of 21 passes for 255 yards and five touchdowns in a 48-14 win over Herricks.

Corey Bull, Roosevelt

He rushed for 142 yards on 11 carries and scored three touchdowns in a 40-15 win over Valley Stream North. He also had an interception.

Jack Coan, Sayville

He completed 14 of 19 passes for 186 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-0 win over West Babylon. He set the Long Island career record for touchdown passes with 101 and total passing yardage with 7,811.

Paul Cooper, Kings Park

The senior quarterback completed 19 of 25 passes for 359 yards and two touchdowns in a 42-41 loss to Westhampton. He also ran 19 times for 67 yards and two scores.

Zach Dente, Carey

The senior middle linebacker recovered two fumbles and made six tackles in a 34-21 victory over MacArthur.

Mike Francis, Westbury

He rushed for 95 yards on 27 carries and a touchdown in a 32-17 win over Plainview JFK. He also had two two-point conversion runs and grabbed two interceptions.

Vinny Inciarrano, Division

He completed all 10 pass attempts for 227 yards and five scores in a 62-26 win over Glen Cove.

Dylan Laube, Westhampton

Junior halfback rushed for 216 yards on 16 carries and scored three touchdowns in 42-41 win over Kings Park. Laube had scoring runs of 48, 65 and 68 yards. He also had two sacks.

Jordan McLune, Farmingdale

He had 171 yards on 20 carries and two scores in a 33-0 win over Baldwin.

Eddie Munoz, Ward Melville

He caught a 24-yard touchdown pass and returned an interecption 57 yards for a score in a 35-7 win over Northport.

Kevin Murphy, Seaford

The defensive back grabbed two second-half interceptions and blocked an extra point in a 42-33 win over North Shore.

Jeremy Ruckert, Lindenhurst

The junior tight end caught six passes for 78 yards and a score in a 21-0 win over Bay Shore. He also had seven tackles, two sacks, recovered a fumble and intercepted a pass. He nailed all three extra point kicks.

Aaron Ruthman, Elmont

The senior quarterback completed 16 of 26 passes for 335 yards, four touchdowns and an interception in a 33-6 win over Sewanhaka.

Umari Taylor, Holy Trinity

He totaled 230 yards of offense and scored three times in a 32-25 wi over St. John the Baptist. He had TD runs of 11 and 94 yards and added a 78-yard kickoff return for a score.


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