Nassau County football finals
The following are the Conference final matchups for Nassau County. All games at Hofstra University.
(1) Freeport 33, (2) East Meadow 34
James D’Elia scored on a 5-yard run off a double reverse with 7:13 left and East Meadow stopped Freeport on downs on the 9 with 2:17 left as the Jets won the Nassau I championship at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium. Robbie Healy caught two long TD passes from Dylan Curry and added a 13-yard scoring run to break the Nassau single-season record with 36 touchdowns. Freeport’s Kevin Allen scored 35 in 2009. Isaiah Barnes threw for 320 yards and four touchdowns for Freeport (9-2). East Meadow (10-1) will face the winner of the Sachem North-Floyd game in next weekend’s Long Island Championship game at Stony Brook.
(1) Garden City 35, (2) Wantagh 7
Garden City 35, Wantagh 7: Mark Ellis had 87 yards on 16 carries and three total touchdowns to break the Garden City record for touchdowns in a season (20) as the Trojans rolled past Wantagh in the Nassau II championship at Hofstra.
(4) Plainedge 34, (2) Lawrence 64
The Golden Tornado scored the last 31 points to win the Nassau II championship at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium. Lawrence quarterback Joe Capobianco passed for a Nassau playoff record 333 yards, including touchdowns passes of 18 and 67 to Ed Robinson, 62 yards to Ryan Fredericks and 17 yards to Jordan Fredericks. Lawrence is 10-1 and will play for the Long Island Championship next weekend at Stony Brook. Plainedge finished 7-4.
(4) East Rockaway 14, (2) Roosevelt 21
Erin Parker had 192 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries and threw a two-point conversion as No. 2 Roosevelt beat No. 5 East Rockaway, 21-14, in the Nassau IV finals. This is Roosevelt’s first Nassau title since 2006. East Rockaway has never won a county title. Roosevelt (8-2) advances to the Long Island Championship against the winner of Glenn vs. Amityville at noon on Saturday at Hofstra.