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11/07/15 5:23pm
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The Bishop McGann-Mercy and Shoreham-Wading River teams exchange handshakes following Saturday's playoff game at Miller Place High School. (Credit: Bob Liepa)

The Bishop McGann-Mercy and Shoreham-Wading River teams exchange handshakes following Saturday’s playoff game at Miller Place High School. (Credit: Bob Liepa)

When a high school football team faces a clear and heavy favorite like Shoreham-Wading River in its opening playoff game, what does it do? Well, it plays hard, tries to stay loose and hopes for the best. READ

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10/31/15 5:06pm

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Riverhead quarterback Tristan Falisi dropped back from under center and tossed the ball to his right to Sharron Trent. Down the right sideline, Ryun Moore took off, his legs churning toward the end zone. Trent pulled up, wound back his right arm and slung the ball down field to Moore for a 58-yard touchdown.  READ

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10/31/15 1:18am

Bishop McGann-Mercy quarterback Kevin Santacroce, passing over Greenport/Southold/Mattituck's Tyler Corrigan, threw for 232 yards and two touchdowns. (Credit: Garret Meade)

UPDATE (Oct. 31, 6:15 p.m.): McGann-Mercy finished in 8th place in Division IV to earn the final seed in the playoffs. The Monarchs edged out Port Jefferson for the final spot. Mercy tallied 107.45 power points while Port Jefferson, losers against Bayport-Blue Point Saturday, finished with 106.45.

Mercy will play against No. 1 Shoreham-Wading River in the first round of playoffs.

Original Story: No sooner had the football game ended when the waiting game began.  READ