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West Hempstead vs. Roosevelt

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins carries the ball against West

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins carries the ball against West Hempstead. (Oct. 26, 2013) Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

Roosevelt beat West Hempstead, 53-0, Saturday to improve to 7-0 in Nassau IV.

Seniors Devante Seals and Ashley Edwards, both 17,
Photo Credit: Michael Cusanelli

Seniors Devante Seals and Ashley Edwards, both 17, wave to a crowd of cheering fans at the Roosevelt High School homecoming football game. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins carries the ball into the
Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins carries the ball into the end zone against West Hempstead. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Roosevelt's Sam Edouard sacks West Hemstead's quarterback Anthony
Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

Roosevelt's Sam Edouard sacks West Hemstead's quarterback Anthony Beaubrun. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins (right) carries the ball while
Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins (right) carries the ball while being chased by West Hempstead defender Akil Philip. (Oct. 26, 2013)

West Hempstead's Anthony Messina returns a kickoff against
Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

West Hempstead's Anthony Messina returns a kickoff against Roosevelt. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins carries the ball against West
Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins carries the ball against West Hempstead. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins (left) gets wrapped up by
Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins (left) gets wrapped up by West Hempstead defender Anthony Messina. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Roosevelt Head Coach Joe Vito is seen during
Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

Roosevelt Head Coach Joe Vito is seen during a game against West Hempstead. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Roosevelt's Raymond Jones carries the ball during against
Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

Roosevelt's Raymond Jones carries the ball during against West Hempstead. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins rushes against West Hempstead. (Oct.
Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins rushes against West Hempstead. (Oct. 26, 2013)

West Hempstead's Donovan Steele (no. 98) pulls a
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West Hempstead's Donovan Steele (no. 98) pulls a pass down against Roosevelt. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins (left) gets away from West
Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins (left) gets away from West Hempstead defender Anthony Messina. (Oct. 26, 2013)

West Hempstead's Dean McCabe gets brought down by
Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

West Hempstead's Dean McCabe gets brought down by Roosevelt's Robert Hansen (no. 33) and James Nuapah (no. 70). (Oct. 26, 2013)

Roosevelt's Kyle Moore carries the ball against West
Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

Roosevelt's Kyle Moore carries the ball against West Hempstead. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins (no. 32) carries the ball
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Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins (no. 32) carries the ball while being chased by West Hempstead defenders Bruce Gibbs (no. 5) and Anthony Messina (no. 24). (Oct. 26, 2013)

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins carries the ball against West
Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins carries the ball against West Hempstead. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Roosevelt's Kyle Moore (no. 19) gets wrapped up
Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

Roosevelt's Kyle Moore (no. 19) gets wrapped up by West Hempstead's Lionel Williams (no. 11). (Oct. 26, 2013)

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins (right) carries the ball while
Photo Credit: Bob Sorensen

Roosevelt's Johnnie Akins (right) carries the ball while being chased by West Hempstead defender Bruce Gibbs. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Seniors Devante Seals, 17, and Ashley Edwards, 17,
Photo Credit: Michael Cusanelli

Seniors Devante Seals, 17, and Ashley Edwards, 17, were crowned as Roosevelt High School's homecoming king and queen on Saturday. (Oct. 26, 2013)

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