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Long Island Championship Class I: Freeport vs. Floyd

Freeport scored on their first four possessions and went on to beat Floyd, 28-14, to claim the Long Island Class I title before a crowd of more than 3,000 in Shuart Stadium at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh center Nolan Foley sets to snap to
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Wantagh center Nolan Foley sets to snap to quarterback Jake Castellano against East Islip during the second half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh quarterback Jake Castellano hands the ball off
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Wantagh quarterback Jake Castellano hands the ball off to Gavin Casy against East Islip during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh's Tommy Rohan runs the ball against East
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Wantagh's Tommy Rohan runs the ball against East Islip during the second half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh's Joe Valenti and Pat Smith take down
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Wantagh's Joe Valenti and Pat Smith take down East Islip quarterback Kyle Fleitman during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh's Sam Sloves intercepts a pass meant for
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Wantagh's Sam Sloves intercepts a pass meant for East Islip's Justin Orobello during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh's Sean Colbert tackles East Islip quarterback Kyle
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Wantagh's Sean Colbert tackles East Islip quarterback Kyle Fleitman during the second half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

East Islip quarterback Kyle Fleitman looks to pass
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East Islip quarterback Kyle Fleitman looks to pass against Wantagh during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh's Sam Sloves looks on against East Islip
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Wantagh's Sam Sloves looks on against East Islip during the second half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh players congratulate Tommy Rohan after he scores
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Wantagh players congratulate Tommy Rohan after he scores a touchdown against East Islip during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh's Joe Valenti tackles East Islip's Kyle Nunez
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Wantagh's Joe Valenti tackles East Islip's Kyle Nunez during the second half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

East Islip's Justin Taveras is tackled by Wantagh's
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East Islip's Justin Taveras is tackled by Wantagh's Gavin Casy during the second half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh quarterback Jake Castellano sets for a snap
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Wantagh quarterback Jake Castellano sets for a snap against East Islip during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh quarterback Jake Castellano looks to pass against
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Wantagh quarterback Jake Castellano looks to pass against East Islip during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh's Sam Sloves runs the ball against East
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Wantagh's Sam Sloves runs the ball against East Islip during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

East Islip quarterback Kyle Fleitman runs the football
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East Islip quarterback Kyle Fleitman runs the football against Wantagh during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

East Islip's Justin Taveras runs the football against
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East Islip's Justin Taveras runs the football against Wantagh during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh's Gavin Casy is tackled by East Islip's
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Wantagh's Gavin Casy is tackled by East Islip's quarterback Kyle Fleitman and Devin Olsen during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh's Devin Kennedy upends East Islip's Justin Taveras
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Wantagh's Devin Kennedy upends East Islip's Justin Taveras during the second half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh players congratulate Sam Sloves after he intercepts
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Wantagh players congratulate Sam Sloves after he intercepts a pass against East Islip during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh's Sean Colbert reacts after he intercepts against
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Wantagh's Sean Colbert reacts after he intercepts against East Islip during the second half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh's Sam Sloves, center, looks on after he
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Wantagh's Sam Sloves, center, looks on after he intercepts a pass against East Islip during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh's Gavin Casy runs the ball against East
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Wantagh's Gavin Casy runs the ball against East Islip during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh quarterback Jake Castellano passes the football against
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Wantagh quarterback Jake Castellano passes the football against East Islip during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh's Tommy Rohan runs for a touchdown against
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Wantagh's Tommy Rohan runs for a touchdown against East Islip during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh's Tommy Rohan runs the ball against East
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Wantagh's Tommy Rohan runs the ball against East Islip during the second half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh's Devin Kennedy celebrates with Kevin Murphy against
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Wantagh's Devin Kennedy celebrates with Kevin Murphy against East Islip during the first half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Wantagh's Anthony D'Onofrio tackles East Islip's Justin Orobello
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Wantagh's Anthony D'Onofrio tackles East Islip's Justin Orobello during the second half of the Long Island Class III football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport players take the field against William Floyd
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Freeport players take the field against William Floyd before the Long Island Class I football championship game at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

William Floyd center Greg Amato sets at the
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William Floyd center Greg Amato sets at the line of scrimmage against Freeport during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker passes the ball against
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Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker passes the ball against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport's kicker Will Presbrey kicks off to start
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Freeport's kicker Will Presbrey kicks off to start the game against William Floyd in the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker looks for the play
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Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker looks for the play from the sideline against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker passes the ball against
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Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker passes the ball against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker, center, looks on against
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Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker, center, looks on against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport's Gerard Smikle tackles William Floyd's James Taitt
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Freeport's Gerard Smikle tackles William Floyd's James Taitt during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport wide receiver Jaelin Hood runs for a
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Freeport wide receiver Jaelin Hood runs for a touchdown against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker fakes a hand off
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Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker fakes a hand off to wide receiver Aaje Grayson against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport wide receiver Jaelin Hood runs to the
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Freeport wide receiver Jaelin Hood runs to the sideline after scoring a touchdown against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

William Floyd Greg Amato sets at the line
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William Floyd Greg Amato sets at the line of scrimmage against Freeport during the second half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

William Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani scrambles against Freeport
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William Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani scrambles against Freeport during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport's wide receiver Nicolas Olivier tackles William Floyd's
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Freeport's wide receiver Nicolas Olivier tackles William Floyd's James Taitt during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker avoids a tackle attempt
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Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker avoids a tackle attempt by William Floyd's James Taitt during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport wide receiver Jaelin Hood runs for a
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Freeport wide receiver Jaelin Hood runs for a touchdown against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport's Dashaun Thomas protects quarterback Rashad Tucker against
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Freeport's Dashaun Thomas protects quarterback Rashad Tucker against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport's Dashaun Thomas tackles William Floyd quarterback Robert
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Freeport's Dashaun Thomas tackles William Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker runs the football against
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Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker runs the football against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport kicker Will Presbrey kicks off against William
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Freeport kicker Will Presbrey kicks off against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport wide receiver Nicolas Olivier reacts against William
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Freeport wide receiver Nicolas Olivier reacts against William Floyd during the second half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport wide receiver Jaelin Hood and wide receiver
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Freeport wide receiver Jaelin Hood and wide receiver Nicolas Olivier celebrate with quarterback Rashad Tucker, center, after he scores a touchdown against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani looks to pass against
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Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani looks to pass against Freeport during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker rushes for a touchdown
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Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker rushes for a touchdown past William Floyd's AJ Ray during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport cheerleaders cheer during the first half of
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Freeport cheerleaders cheer during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship game against William Floyd at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport kicker Will Presbrey kicks for an extra
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Freeport kicker Will Presbrey kicks for an extra point against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport's Aaje Grayson runs the ball along William
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Freeport's Aaje Grayson runs the ball along William Floyd's sideline during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport wide receiver Aaje Grayson looks on against
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Freeport wide receiver Aaje Grayson looks on against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

William Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani hands the ball
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William Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani hands the ball off to running back Nick Silva against Freeport during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport running back Jahred Wray looks for running
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Freeport running back Jahred Wray looks for running space against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport wide receiver Jaelin Hood runs the football
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Freeport wide receiver Jaelin Hood runs the football against William Floyd during the second half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport wide receiver Aaje Grayson, left, is congratulated
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Freeport wide receiver Aaje Grayson, left, is congratulated by Savion Dewar after he scores a touchdown against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker, left, and wide receiver
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Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker, left, and wide receiver Aaje Grayson celebrate after a touchdown by Tucker against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker rushes for a touchdown
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Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker rushes for a touchdown past William Floyd's AJ Ray during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

William Floyd's running back Nick Silva looks for
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William Floyd's running back Nick Silva looks for an open lane against Freeport during the second half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport running back Jahred Wray finds an open
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Freeport running back Jahred Wray finds an open lane against William Floyd during the second half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport Joel Cruz, left, and Savion Dewar move
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Freeport Joel Cruz, left, and Savion Dewar move in to sack William Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani during the second half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport Joel Cruz, left, and Savion Dewar move
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Freeport Joel Cruz, left, and Savion Dewar move in to sack William Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani during the second half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker runs the football against
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Freeport quarterback Rashad Tucker runs the football against William Floyd during the second half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport wide receiver Jaelin Hood runs the football
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Freeport wide receiver Jaelin Hood runs the football against William Floyd during the second half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport's Robert Fitzsimmons revs up the crowd against
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Freeport's Robert Fitzsimmons revs up the crowd against William Floyd during the second half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport head coach Russ Cellan looks on against
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Freeport head coach Russ Cellan looks on against William Floyd during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport players celebrate their win by pouring a
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Freeport players celebrate their win by pouring a water bath on head coach Russ Cellan after defeating William Floyd for the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport players and coaches pose for a photo
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Freeport players and coaches pose for a photo with their championship trophy and plaque after defeating William Floyd for the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport players pose for a photo with their
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Freeport players pose for a photo with their championship trophy after defeating William Floyd for the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

Freeport players raise their championship trophy after defeating
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Freeport players raise their championship trophy after defeating William Floyd for the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

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