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Suffolk I football final: Floyd vs. Ward Melville

Floyd held on to beat Ward Melville, 28-21, in the Suffolk I high school football championship on Friday, Nov. 18 at Stony Brook University.

William Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani takes the snap
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William Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani takes the snap and looks to hand the ball off against Ward Melville during the second half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

Ward Melville quarterback Wesley Manning hands the ball
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Ward Melville quarterback Wesley Manning hands the ball off to Nick Messina who rushes for a touchdown against William Floyd during the second half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani hands the ball
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William Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani hands the ball off to James Taitt against Ward Melville during the second half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd teammates including Danny Torres (34) and
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William Floyd teammates including Danny Torres (34) and D'Andre Primus (11) celebrate their win against Ward Melville for the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's David DiSanto and Sebastian Paniccia celebrate
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William Floyd's David DiSanto and Sebastian Paniccia celebrate an extra point against Ward Melville during the second half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's Mack Driver rolls on the field
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William Floyd's Mack Driver rolls on the field after he is tackled by Ward Melville's John Corpac during the second half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd running back Nick Silva is tackled
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William Floyd running back Nick Silva is tackled by Ward Melville's Zach Hobbes during the first half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's James Taitt is tackled by Ward
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William Floyd's James Taitt is tackled by Ward Melville's Andrew McKenna during the second half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd James Taitt runs for a first
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William Floyd James Taitt runs for a first down against Ward Melville during the second half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd running back Nick Silva reacts after
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William Floyd running back Nick Silva reacts after scoring a touchdown against Ward Melville during the second half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd Keith Winfrey and Ezekiel Torres celebrate
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William Floyd Keith Winfrey and Ezekiel Torres celebrate their win against Ward Melville in the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd running back Nick Silva breaks a
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William Floyd running back Nick Silva breaks a tackle attempt by Ward Melville's Robert Brando during the second half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's Mack Driver rushes against Ward Melville
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William Floyd's Mack Driver rushes against Ward Melville during the second half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's James Taitt runs the ball against
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William Floyd's James Taitt runs the ball against Ward Melville during the second half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani hands the ball
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William Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani hands the ball off to running back Nick Silva against Ward Melville during the second half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's defense including Keith Winfrey (8) takes
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William Floyd's defense including Keith Winfrey (8) takes down Ward Melville's Nick Messina during the second half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's Mack Driver runs for a first
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William Floyd's Mack Driver runs for a first down against Ward Melville during the second half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's Michael Bradley reacts as the clock
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William Floyd's Michael Bradley reacts as the clock runs down against Ward Melville during the second half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd running back Nick Silva, right, is
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William Floyd running back Nick Silva, right, is congratulated by teammates after he rushes for a touchdown against Ward Melville during the second half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd running back Nick Silva, left, celebrates
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William Floyd running back Nick Silva, left, celebrates his touchdown with wide receiver David DiSanto and Stephen Nagle against Ward Melville during the second half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd running back Nick Silva is congratulated
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William Floyd running back Nick Silva is congratulated by Teddy Galasso after his touchdown against Ward Melville during the second half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd running back Nick Silva rushes for
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William Floyd running back Nick Silva rushes for a touchdown against Ward Melville during the second half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd running back Nick Silva looks on
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William Floyd running back Nick Silva looks on after he scores a touchdown against Ward Melville during the second half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

Ward Melville's John Corpac reacts after his touchdown
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Ward Melville's John Corpac reacts after his touchdown against William Floyd during the first half of the Suffolk Division I football final on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

Ward Melville's John Corpac rushes for a touchdown
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Ward Melville's John Corpac rushes for a touchdown against William Floyd during the first half of the Suffolk Division I football final on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

Ward Melville's John Corpac rushes for a touchdown
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Ward Melville's John Corpac rushes for a touchdown against William Floyd during the first half of the Suffolk Division I football final on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's running back Tyriek Corbin runs the
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William Floyd's running back Tyriek Corbin runs the football against Ward Melville during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's James Taitt runs the football against
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William Floyd's James Taitt runs the football against Ward Melville during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

Ward Melville quarterback Wesley Manning passes against William
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Ward Melville quarterback Wesley Manning passes against William Floyd during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's running back Nick Silva runs the
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William Floyd's running back Nick Silva runs the football against Ward Melville during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

Ward Melville's Dominic Pryor catches the pass for
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Ward Melville's Dominic Pryor catches the pass for a touchdown against William Floyd's D'Andre Primus during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's running back Tyriek Corbin runs the
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William Floyd's running back Tyriek Corbin runs the football against Ward Melville during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

Ward Melville's Dominic Pryor celebrates his touchdown with
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Ward Melville's Dominic Pryor celebrates his touchdown with his teammates against William Floyd during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

Ward Melville quarterback Wesley Manning passes the ball
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Ward Melville quarterback Wesley Manning passes the ball against William Floyd during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

Ward Melville quarterback Wesley Manning drops back to
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Ward Melville quarterback Wesley Manning drops back to pass against William Floyd during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani sets for the
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William Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani sets for the snap from Greg Amato against Ward Melville during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

Ward Melville quarterback Wesley Manning hands the ball
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Ward Melville quarterback Wesley Manning hands the ball off to Nick Messina against William Floyd during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's James Taitt runs for a first
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William Floyd's James Taitt runs for a first down against Ward Melville during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's wide receiver AJ Ray runs the
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William Floyd's wide receiver AJ Ray runs the ball against Ward Melville during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's James Taitt runs the football against
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William Floyd's James Taitt runs the football against Ward Melville during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd running back Nick Silva rushes for
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William Floyd running back Nick Silva rushes for a touchdown against Ward Melville during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's Sebastian Paniccia kicks for an extra
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William Floyd's Sebastian Paniccia kicks for an extra point against Ward Melville during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

Ward Melville's Eddie Munoz runs the ball against
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Ward Melville's Eddie Munoz runs the ball against William Floyd during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd James Taitt scores a touchdown past
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William Floyd James Taitt scores a touchdown past Ward Melville's Eddie Munoz during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd's Sebastian Paniccia kicks an extra point
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William Floyd's Sebastian Paniccia kicks an extra point against Ward Melville during the first half of the Suffolk Division I football final at Stony Brook University on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

William Floyd James Taitt rushes ten yards for
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William Floyd James Taitt rushes ten yards for a touchdown against Ward Melville during the first half on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

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