Billy Griffiths kicked a 20-yard field goal on No. 2 Northport’s first possession of overtime to give the Tigers a 31-28 win over No. 7 Connetquot in a Suffolk Division II quarterfinal Saturday. Nick Valenti forced a fumble that was recovered by Thomas Kraus on Connetquot’s (5-4) first possession of overtime. Connetquot’s Nick Pepitone threw an 80-yard touchdown to Tommy Malvagno to tie the score at 28 in the fourth quarter. Matthew Lugo’s 80-yard interception return had given Northport (7-2) a seven-point lead in the third quarter. Mike Campoli rushed for 112 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries and Andrew Miller caught three passes for 107 yards and a touchdown from Macklin O’Brien. O’Brien finished 6-for-11 passing for 136 yards. Northport will host Lindenhurst in a semifinal Saturday.

Lindenhurst 28, Smithtown West 27: Lindenhurst’s defense stopped a two-point conversion attempt by forcing a pass out of the end zone with 32 seconds left in the fourth quarter to preserve No. 3 Lindenhurst’s win over No. 6 Smithtown West. The try came after Smithtown West’s Brayden Stahl found Jacque LaPrarie for a 30-yard touchdown pass to cut the Lindenhurst lead to 1. Brady Dolan recovered the onside kick that ended the Smithtown West comeback threat. Dolan scored on a 16-yard touchdown run around the outside to give Lindenhurst a 28-21 lead with 1:38 left in the fourth quarter, following Jack Mazziotti’s extra point. Dolan rushed for 102 yards on 10 carries, had an interception and made seven tackles. Chris Carson rushed for 104 yards on 10 carries, had three receptions for 60 yards and had two interceptions. Smithtown West’s Jack Melore caught 16 passes for 235 yards, tying a Long Island record for the most receptions in a game He finished with 69 receptions for the season, also a Long Island record, according to Newsday records. Stahl completed 32 of 55 passes for 428 yards with four touchdowns and four interceptions.

Half Hollow Hills East 9, West Islip 7: Max Futter kicked the game-winning field goal with 27.5 seconds left in No. 4 Half Hollow Hills East’s over No. 5 West Islip. Earlier in the fourth, Nigel Clay scored a 1-yard rushing TD that cut the West Islip lead to 7-6. Jovanny Brown had 102 yards rushing and 37 yards receiving. Josh Isaacs made 14 tackles, Davion Johnson had 10 tackles. Hills East (6-3) will play top-seed Bellport Saturday, at Bellport in the semis.

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