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Nassau I football roundup

Freeport’s Hood,

Fitzsimmons rule

Jaelin Hood’s pick-six as time expired sealed Freeport’s 41-28 win over Oceanside in Nassau I on Saturday.

With 17 seconds left and no timeouts remaining, Oceanside (3-4) took a shot at the end zone but came up short. Hood, who also had three receptions for 135 yards and two touchdowns, intercepted the pass and returned it 95 yards for the score.

Freeport (6-1) trailed 28-21 late in the third quarter, but Rashad Tucker ran 20 yards for the tying score. Robert Fitzsimmons made one of his 17 tackles to force a turnover on downs at Freeport’s 5-yard line with 5:49 left in the fourth quarter, setting up Elyjah Campbell’s go-ahead seven-yard touchdown run with 3:05 left.

Tucker, who completed 8 of 9 passes for 196 yards and ran five times for 116 yards and two touchdowns, had a 59-yard rush during the go-ahead drive.

Hempstead 16, Westbury 14: Marlon Gregg’s tackle with 54 seconds remaining in the game prevented a potential game-tying two point conversion and preserved the win for Hempstead (4-3). Dashawn Meadors, who had 21 carries for 122 yards and two touchdowns, had a crucial interception with 11:31 remaining in the fourth quarter that set up his 15-yard TD run to put Hempstead ahead 14-8. Meadors also had a team-high six tackles.

Farmingdale 59, Uniondale 13: Jordan McLune ran for 142 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries to lead Farmingdale (7-0). McLune also returned a punt 52 yards for a touchdown.

McLune scored three of his four touchdowns in the first half, including a nine-yard run in the first quarter to open the scoring and an 18-yard rushing TD in the second quarter to give the Dalers a 38-0 lead entering the half.

Angelo DeLuca also had a big day on the ground for Farmingdale, carrying the ball eight times for 115 yards and two touchdowns. DeLuca punched in a one-yard TD run in the fourth, and added a 26-yard rushing touchdown.

Tom Donovan completed 3 of 8 passes for 92 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Matt Olbeter hauled in a 43-yard touchdown pass.

Massapequa 41, Plainview JFK 7: Owen Glascoe’s 55-yard touchdown reception from Kenny Galvin put Massapequa (6-1) up 20-0 midway through the second quarter. Galvin also rushed for 30 yards and a touchdown. Griffin Hawthorne returned a fumble recovery 10 yards for a touchdown and added a 6-yard rushing TD. Garrett Gibbons had 50 yards and a touchdown on three carries.

Syosset 32, Hicksville 0: Christian Skorka ran four times for 118 yards and three touchdowns, and Syosset (2-5) got in the end zone on each of its first four drives. Skorka’s 44-yard touchdown run capped the Braves’ opening drive, and his 56-yard scoring run increased the lead to 20-0 at the end of the first quarter. Laith Nanous, who recovered a fumble, and David Moyett each ran for a touchdown.


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