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Tariek Harris' 282 yards drive Oceanside past East Meadow

Oceanside QB Vincent Guarino hands off to Tariek

Oceanside QB Vincent Guarino hands off to Tariek Harris who scored a touchdown in the third quarter. (Sept. 8, 2012) Credit: David Pokress

Senior Tariek Harris ran for a career-high 282 yards and two touchdowns, and his 1-yard TD plunge with 1:30 left gave Oceanside a 28-21 victory over East Meadow Saturday night in a Nassau I football game.

Harris' longest run, a 74-yard TD burst off right guard, tied the score at 21 with 4:01 left for Oceanside (4-1). Nick Suchocki's 35-yard touchdown run had given East Meadow a 21-14 lead midway through the third quarter. Vincent Guarino completed 7 of 11 passes for 61 yards and threw a 20-yard TD to Timmy Nolan in the first quarter. East Meadow is 2-3.Bellport 49, Sayville 21:Nick Fountis had 10 carries for 69 yards and three touchdowns, all in the fourth quarter, to lift Bellport (3-2) in Suffolk III. Fountis also threw for a career-high 167 yards, completing 9 of 11 passes, to go along with a touchdown and a two-point conversion pass. Fountis finished with 5 of 6 PATs and also had six touchbacks on kickoffs.

The Clippers outscored Sayville 35-7 in the second half after the score was tied at 14 at halftime. Connor Cipp was the lead blocker on Jabari Mbhaso's 10-yard touchdown run that helped give Bellport the lead for good at 28-21 with 2:07 left in the third quarter. Mbhaso, who also scored on a 1-yard touchdown run to open up the scoring, capped a seven-play, 65-yard drive with his second touchdown run. Sayville is 2-3.

Longwood 13, Sachem East 0: Isaiah White ran for 204 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries to lead Longwood (2-3) over Sachem East in League I. White had missed the first four games after injuring his hip during the preseason.

Malcolm Stowe had a game-high seven tackles and recovered a fumble. East Hampton/Bridgehampton 47, Southampton 14: Cortland Heneveld ran for 205 yards and four touchdowns to lead East Hampton/Bridgehampton (1-4) in Suffolk IV. Brendan Hughes ran for 85 yards and two touchdowns and had seven tackles and two sacks playing outside linebacker.

Danny McKee had nine tackles and returned an interception 70 yards for a score in the fourth quarter.Fordham Prep 20, Kellenberg 7: Kyle Driscoll's 12-yard touchdown run with 9:42 left in the third quarter gave Kellenberg (0-5) a 7-6 lead in CHSFL play. Will Randell's two touchdown receptions of 21 and 29 yards, respectively, on passes from James McHale in the second half were the difference for Fordham Prep (1-4). St. Anthony's 41, Holy Cross 0: Jordan Gowins finished with 77 yards rushing on 10 carries and two touchdowns to lead St. Anthony's (5-0) in CHSFL.

Nick Esposito had four receptions for 110 yards and two touchdowns. Greg Galligan completed 13 of 17 passes for 182 yards and two scores. Peter Corbett had two fumble recoveries and Brian Dolce added an interception.

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