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Suffolk I roundup: Taiani leads Floyd past Sachem East

Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani looks to pass against

Floyd quarterback Robert Taiani looks to pass against Freeport during the first half of the Long Island Class I football championship at Hofstra University on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016. Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Rob Taiani completed 10 of 12 passes for 265 yards and two touchdowns to lead host Floyd to a 35-7 Suffolk I win against Sachem East on Saturday.

Brandon Zach caught two passes for 68 yards and a touchdown, and Jordan Clinton added four receptions for 96 yards and a score for Floyd (6-1). Nick Silva had a team-high seven tackles, and rushed six times for 95 yards. Mack Driver rushed three times for 17 yards and two scores. Sebastian Paniccia was 5-for-5 on PATs.

Patchogue-Medford 68, Whitman 19: Joey Collins had 104 yards on 16 carries for four touchdowns. Kicker Hannah Martin hit all nine of her extra-point attempts and is now 30-for-31 this season. Kevin Hillman caught four passes for 104 yards and a touchdown for Patchogue-Medford (4-3).

Northport 24, Connetquot 7: Justin Gerdvil rushed for 80 yards for Northport (5-2). Jeff Joseph and Ryan Walsh both added a rushing touchdown. Tate Atherton was 3-for-3 in PATs and hit a 32-yard field goal in the third quarter.

Central Islip 21, Brentwood 6: Michael Hennie was 7 of 11 passing with 145 yards and two touchdowns, and Charles Brown had 85 yards on three receptions for Central Islip (2-6). Davyne Goode had 85 yards on 18 carries and nine tackles.

Lindenhurst 34, Sachem North 7: Nick Anzalone completed 17 of 19 passes for 292 yards and two touchdowns for Lindenhurst (7-0) on Friday. Ricky Conway ran for 45 yards on six carries and two touchdowns. Jeremy Ruckert went 4-for-5 on PATs, and had eight tackles, two sack, a forced fumble and fumble recovery. Mitch St. Aubin had 10 tackles, and Malik Grant added eight tackles, two sacks and a forced fumble.

Ward Melville 35, Longwood 12: Nick Messina rushed 14 times for 189 yards and three touchdowns to lead Ward Melville (5-2). Peyton Capizzi rushed 10 times for 55 yards and a score and completed 7 of 11 passes for 69 yards including a 24-yard touchdown pass to Liam Davenport.

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