Suffolk County Championship Update
The No. 2 Colonials fell to No. 1 Lindenhurst on Saturday, November 18, by a score of 35-12 at Stony Brook University. The game remained close with the Colonials only trailing by 9 up until the fourth quarter. They played their hearts out and left it all out on the field. Congratulations to the players and coaching staff on another great season!
The No. 2 Colonials defeated No.3 Northport 35-21 bringing them to 9-1 on the season and punching their ticket back to the Suffolk County Championship game for the second consecutive year! This victory gives them the opportunity to defend their title – a 28-21 win over Ward Melville last year – and avenge their only loss of the season to No. 1 ranked Lindenhurst. The game will be held at Stony Brook University on Saturday, November 18 at 4 pm. Section XI charges a $6 admission fee.
The No. 2 William Floyd Colonials dispatched the No. 7 Patchogue-Medford Raiders in a first-round playoff match by a score of 34-6. They will now host the No. 4 ranked Northport Tigers, a team they defeated just two weeks ago at home 13-7. The Tigers squeaked past No. 5 Sachem East 22-21 on a two-point conversion the last play of the game. This semifinal match will take place on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11 at 1 pm at the Lincoln Avenue Sports Complex. There is an admission fee of $6, charged by Section XI.
Playoff Game Recap
The Colonials (8-1) dominated the Raiders on both sides of the ball led by QB Robert Taiani’s 14/21, 203 yard, two touchdown performance. Jordan Clinton (5 catches, 82 yards) and Stephen Nagle (1 catch, 4 yards) were on the receiving end of those scores. Nick Silva scored on both offense (one-yard rushing TD) and defense (37-yard interception return). James Taitt rounded out the scoring with a one-yard TD run of his own. With a victory over Northport on Saturday, the Colonials will punch their ticket back to the Suffolk County Finals for a second consecutive year.
Scroll through the album below for images from the quarterfinal victory over Patchogue-Medford!
Regular Season Finale
The defending Suffolk County Champion William Floyd Colonials varsity football team concluded their regular season with a 13-7 victory over the Northport Tigers, cementing themselves as the No. 2 seed in Suffolk Division I heading into the playoffs, earning themselves another Big 4 Championship in the process. Against Northport this past Saturday, Nick Silva and Mack Driver both scored on the ground as the defense swarmed and stuffed the Tigers’ offense holding them to just seven points. The Colonials finished with a 7-1 record outscoring their opponents 222-76 in the process. They now have the opportunity to host two playoff games – the first on Saturday, November 4, at 3 pm against No. 7 ranked Patchogue-Medford. There is no charge for tickets. The Colonials have won 10 Suffolk County titles and five Long Island Championships.