South Side deafeted Floral Park in the Nassau Conference III football championship on Friday, Nov. 17, 2023.

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AJ Magaraci #28 of South Side, center, gets congratulated by teammates after making a reception for a 25-yard touchdown during the first quarter of the Nassau Conference III football final at Shuart Stadium on Friday, Nov. 17, 2023.

Credit: James Escher

Pat Mullin #11 of South Side, left, and Jack Lozito #24 celebrate after their team's 17-14 win over Floral Park in the Nassau Conference III football final at Shuart Stadium on Friday, Nov. 17, 2023.

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Michael Melkonian #22 of South Side reacts after the Cyclones' 17-14 win over Floral Park in the Nassau Conference III football final at Shuart Stadium on Friday, Nov. 17, 2023.

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Michael Melkonian #22 of South Side, left, and teammate Jack Lozito #24 celebrate as the Cyclones close in on a 17-14 win over Floral Park in the Nassau Conference III football final at Shuart Stadium on Friday, Nov. 17, 2023.

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Chase McLoughlin #21 of Floral Park reacts after rushing for a 20-yard touchdown during the second quarter of the Nassau Conference III football final at Shuart Stadium on Friday, Nov. 17, 2023.

Credit: James Escher

AJ Magaraci #28 of South Side, left, gets congratulated by teammate Michael Aiello #44 after making a reception for a 25-yard touchdown during the first quarter of the Nassau Conference III football final at Shuart Stadium on Friday, Nov. 17, 2023.

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