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Jordan McLune rushes for 214 yards, four touchdowns as Farmingdale beats East Meadow, 41-13

Farmingdale High School boys football player Jordan McLune

Farmingdale High School boys football player Jordan McLune (30), during their game against Massapequa at Farmingdale High School, 150 Lincoln Street, Farmingdale, New York, on Saturday Oct. 24, 2015. Photo Credit: Richard T. Slattery

When Farmingdale needs big yardage, its rules are simple: Ground Jordan.

Jordan McLune gained 214 yards on 19 carries and scored four touchdowns as the No. 2 Dalers beat No. 3 East Meadow, 41-13, on Saturday night in a Nassau I semifinal at Hofstra's Shuart Stadium.

Farmingdale (10-0) will face No. 1 Oceanside (10-0) at 4 p.m. Saturday at Hofstra. East Meadow finished 7-3.

McLune was solid all night -- and he was spectacular on an 82-yard scoring scamper that showed off his speed and exceptional cutting ability. That run came with 3:27 left.

The Dalers expanded a 21-13 halftime lead with an eight-play, 77-yard drive capped by McLune's 4-yard run. His 42-yard run highlighted the drive.

McLune has 1,747 yards and 31 touchdowns this season. His running mate, junior Kevin Eversley (75 yards, 12 carries) scored his second touchdown on a 5-yard run to make it 34-13.

It was the 238th victory of Farmingdale coach Buddy Krumenacker's career, breaking a tie for fourth place in Long Island history with his former coach and mentor at Farmingdale, Don Snyder, who coached at Farmingdale from 1953-92. Krumenacker played center and was a co-captain of the 1964 Dalers for Snyder, who watched Saturday night's game from the press box.

"He had great knowledge and passion for the game," Snyder said. "I'm not surprised he became a coach. He was very astute about what was expected of him."

Krumenacker was a successful head coach at Hempstead from 1978-88 before joining Snyder's staff as an assistant. "He didn't specialize in offense or defense but he was more involved in the line," Snyder said. When Snyder retired in 1992, Krumenacker took over the Dalers the next season and is still going strong.

"I'm very proud of him," Snyder said. "He and I went into the inaugural class of the Nassau [High School Sports] Hall of Fame this year. It's nice to have one of your students go in with you."

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