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Nassau Conference IV football Week 6 recap

Aiden Green of East Rockaway makes it into

Aiden Green of East Rockaway makes it into the end zone during the Nassau IV quarterfinal game in Locust Valley on Saturday, November 9,2019. Credit: Dawn McCormick

John Giannotti’s 1-yard touchdown run in the third quarter capped an impressive 19-play, 99-yard, 10-minute drive for East Rockaway in its 28-7 win over Island Trees in Nassau Conference IV Saturday.

Joseph Bruzzo rushed for 33 yards and two touchdowns on eight carries and had a successful two-point conversion run that put East Rockaway ahead 14-7 in the first quarter.

Aiden Green rushed for 173 yards on 18 carries and a score. Giannotti ran for 60 yards and a score on 13 carries.

His successful two-point run following Green’s touchdown gave the Rocks (3-3) a 22-7 lead. Island Trees fell to 4-2.

Malverne 41, Carle Place/Wheatley 6: Farvens Ulysse completed 9 of 12 passes for 133 yards and two touchdowns to lead Malverne.

Jaden Manzanillo caught five passes for 58 yards and a score and Destin McPherson caught a 48-yard touchdown pass. Malverne (4-2) opened the scoring in the second quarter with a safety on a tackle made by Hugh Wilkinson (10 tackles).

Branden McLaughlin led the Mules with three carries for 110 yards and had a 98-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter for the final score of the game.

Tyler Rouse had a 24-yard touchdown run and made eight tackles, and Deandre Blagrove had five carries for 41 yards and two touchdowns. Carle Place/Wheatley fell to 2-4.

West Hempstead 40, Locust Valley 0: Cory Pierre carried the ball five times for 98 yards and three touchdowns for West Hempstead.

Pierre scored two touchdowns in the second quarter, the first on a six-yard run, the next on a 49-yard rush.

Alorenz Chatman rushed for 98 yards, two touchdowns, and had an interception on defense.

Mike Abioun recorded 10 tackles and scored a touchdown on a 14-yard run in the first quarter and Timmy Holung added an interception for West Hempstead (3-3). Brendan Close had two sacks and a forced fumble. Locust Valley is 1-5.

Cold Spring Harbor 28, Friends Academy 6: Charles Tauckus rushed for touchdowns of 68, 45 and 1 yard to lead Cold Spring Harbor. He rushed for 195 yards and three scores on eight carries. Caden O’Connor connected with Kyle O’Grady on a 37-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter to give the Seahawks (4-2) a 28-0 halftime lead. Friends Academy fell to 1-6.

North Shore 38, Lawrence 24: Nick La Rosa rushed for 60 yards and two touchdowns, Peter Liotta rushed for 96 yards and a score, Nick Livoti ran for 65 yards and a touchdown and Daniel Quigley ran six times for 40 yards and a score to lead North Shore.

Will Feldmann intercepted a pass in the first quarter and returned it to the 15-yard line to set up Quigley’s 15-yard touchdown to open the scoring for North Shore (4-2).

Liotta also had a 61-yard punt return for a touchdown, his second punt return for a score this season. Lawrence is 1-5.

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