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Roosevelt 26, Valley Stream North 21

Roosevelt's Marquell Saunders returns a punt 66 yards

Roosevelt's Marquell Saunders returns a punt 66 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter. (Nov. 25, 2012) Photo Credit: James Escher

Roosevelt won the Nassau IV championship Sunday with a 26-21 victory over Valley Stream North at Hofstra.

Roosevelt's Robert Hansen blocks on offense in the
Photo Credit: James Escher

Roosevelt's Robert Hansen blocks on offense in the second quarter. (Nov. 25, 2012)

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins carries the ball for a
Photo Credit: James Escher

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins carries the ball for a successful two-point conversion in the second quarter. (Nov. 25, 2012)

Valley Stream North running back James Capoziello rushes
Photo Credit: James Escher

Valley Stream North running back James Capoziello rushes upfield in the first quarter. (Nov. 25, 2012)

Valley Stream North running back Bill Patsos rushes
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Valley Stream North running back Bill Patsos rushes for a gain in the first quarter. (Nov. 25, 2012)

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins, right, celebrates with teammate Justin
Photo Credit: James Escher

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins, right, celebrates with teammate Justin Terry after picking up a first down on a fourth-and-1 situation late in the fourth quarter. (Nov. 25, 2012)

Roosevelt quarterback Justin Terry races upfield in the
Photo Credit: James Escher

Roosevelt quarterback Justin Terry races upfield in the second quarter. (Nov. 25, 2012)

Roosevelt's Marquell Saunders, left, looks to evade Valley
Photo Credit: James Escher

Roosevelt's Marquell Saunders, left, looks to evade Valley Stream North's James Capoziello after making an interception in the first quarter. (Nov. 25, 2012)

Roosevelt's Robert Hansen, top, and Chris Anderson sack
Photo Credit: James Escher

Roosevelt's Robert Hansen, top, and Chris Anderson sack Valley Stream North quarterback Anthony Martelli in the second quarter. (Nov. 25, 2012)

Roosevelt's Marquell Saunders returns a punt 66 yards
Photo Credit: James Escher

Roosevelt's Marquell Saunders returns a punt 66 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter. (Nov. 25, 2012)

Roosevelt's Marquell Saunders, left, looks to evade Valley
Photo Credit: James Escher

Roosevelt's Marquell Saunders, left, looks to evade Valley Stream North's James Capoziello after making an interception in the first quarter. (Nov. 25, 2012)

Roosevelt's Marquell Saunders, left, gets congratulated by teammate
Photo Credit: James Escher

Roosevelt's Marquell Saunders, left, gets congratulated by teammate DeVante Seals after returning a 66-yard punt for a touchdown in the second quarter. (Nov. 25, 2012)

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