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The message coach Leif Shay had for his Riverhead High School football players following Saturday’s game was the same one he has conveyed throughout the season.

“I’m very proud of them,” he said. “For everything they have going against them, they come to practice and work hard every day.”
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Team Captains display the Long Island Championship Trophy's (left to right) Kevin Cutinella #7, Jason Curran #6, Chris Rosati #8, Ethan Wiederkehr #40, James Puckey #77 and Dalton Stalzer #51. Shoreham-Wading River defeated Locust Valley 35-7 in the Long Island Division III Championship game at James M. Shuart Stadium, Hofstra University on Nov. 27, 2015. By Daniel De Mato

As impressive as the 24-game win streak is — and it’s mighty impressive — one cannot overlook back-to-back undefeated seasons that ended with Long Island championships for the Shoreham-Wading River High School football team. It all went hand in hand. READ

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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

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Sam Schrage crosses the goal line for Bishop McGann-Mercy's game-clinching touchdown against East Hampton/Bridgehampton. (Credit: Robert O'Rourk)

Sam Schrage crosses the goal line for Bishop McGann-Mercy’s game-clinching touchdown against East Hampton/Bridgehampton. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)

The Bishop McGann-Mercy High School football team came out playing great ball for its homecoming crowd on Saturday. The Monarchs struck for four touchdowns in less than six minutes, the last one to come from behind and defeat East Hampton/Bridgehampton, 40-38. READ