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John Daniggelis leads Smithtown East in Suffolk II

Smithtown East quarterback John Daniggelis powers through the

Smithtown East quarterback John Daniggelis powers through the East Islip defense. (Oct. 20, 2012) Photo Credit: George A. Faella

John Daniggelis' interception ended Half Hollow Hills West's final drive of the game, and he paced Smithtown East (2-2) on both sides of the ball in the Bulls' 20-13 victory yesterday in Suffolk II.

Daniggelis connected with Lucas Hoffmann for a 24-yard touchdown late in the third quarter to put Smithtown East up 17-7 and was 9-for-15 for 125 yards and two touchdowns. He ran for 182 yards on 17 carries.

Riverhead 40, Bay Shore 18: Jeremiah Cheatom ran for 264 yards and three scores on 41 carries to lead Riverhead (3-1). Cheatom capped a seven-minute, 12-play drive in the third quarter with a 37-yard touchdown run where he broke three tackles to put Riverhead up 27-6. Middle linebacker Raheem Brown had eight tackles, and Jaron Greenridge, a free safety, had seven tackles.

Whitman 34, Copiague 8: Jaron Batts caught two TD passes, returned a punt for another and passed for a score to lead Whitman (1-3). His 66-yard punt return with three minutes left in the third gave the Wildcats a 34-0 lead. Parrish Respass threw for two touchdowns, both to Batts.

Newfield 53, Centereach 0: Josh Hanna had 161 yards and three rushing TDs on 12 carries to lead Newfield (2-2). Cornerback Elijah Riley, in tight coverage, made an interception and raced down the sideline for a 55-yard TD, giving Newfield a 34-0 lead in the third quarter. Walter Heitz had two sacks and two solo tackles.

Central Islip 64, West Babylon 41: Kevin Mowatt rushed for 361 yards and five TDs on 26 carries to lead Central Islip (2-2) Friday. Mowatt had scoring runs of six, 10, 30, and 65 yards through the first three quarters, and scored on a 75-yard run to make it 50-18, 10 seconds into the fourth. Mowatt, who turned the corner on a power run and went untouched to the end zone on the play, was pulled from the game after that score.

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