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Wantagh 14, MacArthur 13

Wantagh's Nick English, left, gets congratulated by teammate

Wantagh's Nick English, left, gets congratulated by teammate Nick Manteria after recording a sack to bring up a fourth down in the third quarter. (Nov. 17, 2012) Photo Credit: James Escher

Wantagh beat MacArthur in overtime, 14-13, on Saturday in the Nassau County varsity football Conference II semifinals at Hofstra University.

MacArthur running back Tom Kelleher rushes for a
Photo Credit: James Escher

MacArthur running back Tom Kelleher rushes for a gain in the second quarter. (Nov. 17, 2012)

MacArthur quarterback Gerard Cunningham drops back for a
Photo Credit: James Escher

MacArthur quarterback Gerard Cunningham drops back for a pass. (Nov. 17, 2012)

Wantagh's Nick English, left, gets congratulated by teammate
Photo Credit: James Escher

Wantagh's Nick English, left, gets congratulated by teammate Nick Manteria after recording a sack to bring up a fourth down in the third quarter. (Nov. 17, 2012)

Wantagh High School running back Brandon Watson, left,
Photo Credit: James Escher

Wantagh High School running back Brandon Watson, left, gets congratulated by teammate Michael Ferraro after catching a 20-yard pass for a touchdown. (Nov. 17, 2012)

Wantagh High School teammates mob the field to
Photo Credit: James Escher

Wantagh High School teammates mob the field to celebrate after their 14-13 overtime win over MacArthur in the Nassau County varsity football Conference II semifinals at Hofstra University. (Nov. 17, 2012)

Wantagh High School running back Brandon Watson rushes
Photo Credit: James Escher

Wantagh High School running back Brandon Watson rushes for a gain as MacArthur's Anthony DeNunzio closes in on him. (Nov. 17, 2012)

Wantagh High School quarterback Roddy Roche, left, throws
Photo Credit: James Escher

Wantagh High School quarterback Roddy Roche, left, throws a pass to Brandon Watson in the third quarter. (Nov. 17, 2012)

Wantagh High School running back Brandon Watson rushes
Photo Credit: James Escher

Wantagh High School running back Brandon Watson rushes for a gain in the third quarter. (Nov. 17, 2012)

Wantagh's Andrew Martorella kicks the game-winning point after
Photo Credit: James Escher

Wantagh's Andrew Martorella kicks the game-winning point after a touchdown in overtime of the Nassau County varsity football Conference II semifinals. (Nov. 17, 2012)

Wantagh High School running back Brandon Watson fights
Photo Credit: James Escher

Wantagh High School running back Brandon Watson fights for yards in the second quarter. (Nov. 17, 2012)

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