Long Beach's Chris Parler tries to elude defenders during the...

Long Beach's Chris Parler tries to elude defenders during the Nassau High School Conference II football game between Carey and Long Beach. (Nov. 5, 2011) Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Sydney Flowers' 59-yard touchdown pass to Matthew Brutus with 1:30 left in the third gave Elmont the lead in a 27-15 win over Mepham yesterday in Nassau II. Flowers was 9-for-24 for 167 yards and two TDs. Tony White rushed for 98 yards with a 50-yard score. Kendall St. Louis made two catches for 51 yards and a TD and had two picks in the fourth for Elmont (3-1).

Long Beach 34, Bellmore JFK 10: Chris Parler had three picks -- one he returned for a score -- and ran for 172 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries for Long Beach (3-1). Parler jumped an out-route intended for a wide receiver for an interception and broke four tackles before sprinting for a 60-yard TD return early in the first. Tyreek Bromley burst up the middle through a hole created by left tackle Tariq Cole and went untouched for 48 yards to put Long Beach up 13-10 with five minutes left in the first half.Wantagh 49, Calhoun 17:Steven Killard was 5-for-7 for 77 yards and two TDs for Wantagh (3-1). Michael Ferraro ran for 161 yards on six carries, scored an 80-yard TD on the first play from scrimmage, and had an interception. Chris Burke rushed for a score, caught a 45-yard pass and had nine tackles, an interception and a forced fumble at linebacker.

Westbury 40, Herricks 6: Shalike Merchant ran for 264 yards and two TDs on 23 carries to lead Westbury (2-2) Friday night. Merchant burst up the middle and broke two tackles for a 70-yard score on the second play of the opening drive. Max Jodesty had 12 tackles, and safety Jason Dorrielan and outside linebacker Kevin D'Haigi both returned interceptions for TDs.

MacArthur 34, South Side 7: Mike Rothberg iced the game with a 66-yard interception return for a TD to give MacArthur (2-2) a 27-7 third-quarter lead Friday night. On fourth-and-10 from the MacArthur 35-yard line, Rothberg picked off a pass in the flat and went untouched as the Generals scored 27 unanswered points.


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