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Wayne White, Hasan King get Glenn past S-WR

John Glenn quarterback Wayne White runs for a

John Glenn quarterback Wayne White runs for a touchdown during the first half against Shoreham-Wading River. (Oct. 26, 2013) Photo Credit: Daniel De Mato

Take your pick on naming rights for the field: The White House or King's Castle.

You really couldn't go wrong with either one Saturday. Wayne White and Hasan King each looked so comfortable on the field that it seemed like they owned the place.

White came off the bench to rush for 112 yards and three touchdowns and King made 13 tackles, including a crucial stop on fourth down late in the game, to lift Glenn to a 21-18 win over host Shoreham-Wading River in Suffolk IV.

After White connected with Stephen Orkiszewski on a vertical route for a 30-yard gain, the sophomore quarterback rushed into the end zone on a three-yard run with 18 seconds remaining in the half to put the Knights (5-2) up 14-10.

He added a 1-yard touchdown run midway through the third, set up by a 28-yard run by Chris Forsberg, to increase the lead to 21-10. "Wayne has an ability to make people miss," Shanahan said. "He's very elusive and that's why we stayed with him."

Tyler Anderson's 5-yard touchdown run, and his ensuing two-point conversion, pulled Shoreham-Wading River (5-2) within 21-18 with nine minutes remaining in the game.

With the Wildcats facing 4th-and-3 at midfield with four minutes remaining, King and Michael Mannix made the tackle to force a turnover on downs.

White then connected with Orkiszewski for a 5-yard gain on 4th-and-3 with just over two minutes left to seal the win.

The Knights made three stops on fourth down, including on the 1-yard line in the second quarter when Mannix and Edwin Rubio made the tackle.

King had a sack and two forced fumbles and his brother, Brodie, added six tackles. "Beating a quality opponent is a positive step," Shanahan said, "and we hope to keep moving forward."


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