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Friday, Oct. 3, 2014: Floral Park rallies for 57-54 football win

   Leading off today: Robert Sjoberg scored on a 19-yard run with 1:46 to play Thursday as Floral Park rallied for 22 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to beat North Shore 57-54 in football action in Section 8.

   The Knights got the ball back on downs at their own 44 with 5:55 left to set up the winning seven-play drive. Earlier in the quarter, Josh Corbett (11-for-19, 162 yards, four TDs) threw touchdown passes to Frank DeJesus and Brian Barry to cut into North Shore's 54-35 lead.

   Corbett picked off two North Shore passes, including on the Vikings' final possession with 1:15 to go.

   Farmingdale back on track: Zach Kolodny kicked a 26-yard field goal in overtime to lead Farmingdale to a 37-34 win over Freeport, the state's 22nd-ranked Class AA team. It was the Dalers' first outing since a 26-10 loss to Baldwin knocked them out of the top 25.

   Farmingdale had tied on Nick Butler's 25-yard touchdown pass from Mike Scheuerer with :32 left in regulation on a fourth-and-16 play that capped a 64-yard march, and Kolodny's extra point. In OT, Farmingdale stopped Freeport on downs before Kolodny's winning kick.

   Section 6 upset: Kenmore West scored a 20-15 win over Williamsville North, ranked 15th in Class AA, as Terrell Ford was 59 and 57 yards for TDs in the second quarter.

   Trent White caught three passes to set the Kenmore West record for most career receptions with 65. He broke the mark set by Keith Halt in 1990.

   Big efforts: Senior Isaiah White, who missed two full seasons with injuries, ran for five touchdowns and 210 yards on 19 carries and added another touchdown on defense as Longwood defeated William Floyd 46-6.

   White has scored at least two touchdowns in each game of Longwood's 4-0 start.

   Dom Brescia of Rye Neck carried 43 times for 391 yards and four touchdowns to beat Tuckahoe 37-22.

   Yorktown remained unbeaten with a 32-21 win vs. Horace Greeley as Nick Santavicca ran for 333 yards and two touchdowns.

   Williamsville South receiver Matt Foster caught four of Sam Castronova's five TD passes in a 42-8 win against Williamsville East. He finished with four catches for 128 yards.

   Season over? Odessa-Montour has forfeited Friday's scheduled football game against Groton, and that might be it for O-M this fall.

  
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   O-M forfeited in Week 2 against Moravia because it was two players short of the minimum 16 required by state regulations then has just enough players to step on the field vs. Elmira Notre Dame on Sept. 19. O-M, which has not had a winning season since 1993, lost at Spencer-Van Etten 34-6 last week.

   Girls soccer: Cicero-North Syracuse, ranked 13th in Class AA, posted its ninth shutout in 10 games while beating Fayetteville-Manlius 4-0. The Northstars have outscored opponents 35-2 during an 8-1-1 start.

   Hannah Haven scored two goals and one assist in the win.

   In Class A action, No, 15 Williamsville South (7-0-3) played to a 1-1 tie with Williamsville East (8-0-2).

   Western NY coach charged: West Seneca Christian boys soccer coach Caleb Sexton was charged by Cheektowaga police with having sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl over a period of time in 2013, The Buffalo News reported.

   Sexton, 27, allegedly had sexual contact with the girl at Hedstrom Baptist Church in Cheektowaga. Sexton and the girl communicated frequently in Facebook beginning last year, police said. During the summer of 2013, Sexton met the girl in a secluded part of the church on multiple occasions and had sexual contact with her, police said. The encounters lasted until September of that year.

   The girl's mother contacted police in August of this year, and detectives made the arrest Sept. 26, the paper reported. Sexton was charged with criminal sexual act and sexual abuse, both in the second degree, and endangering the welfare of a child.


  
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