The Varsity Football team defeated Mineola High School 24-21.

The Falcons are undefeated this season. Nick Petralia kicked a 24-yard field goal with 34 seconds left to give the Falcons a 24-21 lead on a 4th and 4 from the 7-yard line. Kevin Wright made an interception with 20 seconds left to seal the victory. The go ahead drive was set up by a 4th down stand by the Falcons on their own 13-yard line. Kevin Spence made the tackle on the play. John Pedranghelu broke a 49-yard run on the first play of the go ahead to give the Falcons the ball in Mineola territory. Tyler Liantonio threw for two touchdown passes. Allen Williams, Kevin Wright and John Pedranhelu each had an interception for the Falcons.

Based on his performance, Nick Petralia was featured in Newsday's "Great Performances in High School Football." 

The Falcons return to action Saturday, Oct. 11 at  3 p.m. at Clarke HS. High School

Newsday captured the action at Thursday's game against Mineola. View Newsday's photos here.