Tommy Orlando racked up 240 all-purpose yards and scored four total touchdowns to lead Hicksville in a 26-19 win over Uniondale Saturday in Nassau I football.
The win was the Comets' first since 2011, snapping a 14-game losing streak.
Orlando had three touchdown runs and also returned a kickoff 80 yards for a score in the third quarter. His 7-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter gave the Comets a 26-13 lead.
"This validates all the hard work we've put in," Hicksville coach Richard Carroll said of the victory. "It definitely gets our program moving back in the right direction."
After Hicksville fell behind early, Orlando pulled them within 7-6 with a 65-yard TD burst in the first quarter. His 10-yard score in the second quarter gave the Comets a 14-7 lead they didn't relinquish.
Uniondale returned the opening kickoff of the second half for a 60-yard TD to pull within 1, but Orlando took the ensuing kickoff back for a score.
Farmingdale 28, Baldwin 13: Styvenson Hogarth ran for 131 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries to lead Farmingdale (5-0). Mike Scheuerer completed 4 of 8 passes for 50 yards and a touchdown, and his rushing TD gave the Dalers a 14-13 lead in the second quarter.
Tom Kennedy had three receptions for 46 yards and a touchdown and ran eight times for 54 yards. Dallas Creamer had eight tackles and two sacks, and Joe Lee had an interception as Farmingdale held the Bruins scoreless in the second half. Baldwin is 3-2.
Freeport 28, Hempstead 18: Davelle Hooks completed 6 of 11 passes for 75 yards and a TD and ran for 103 yards to lead Freeport (3-2). Myles-Lawrence Eason's 1-yard TD gave the Red Devils a 21-6 lead in the second quarter. Jameel Lamont added 62 yards and a TD and Damonte Woody carried five times for 66 yards and a score, all in the first half. Hempstead's Shamar Jack had touchdown runs of 75 and 71 yards.