Despite the wet conditions, the Buccaneer faithful came with enthusiasm on Friday Nov. 12 for their playoff game against top-ranked Sayville in Suffolk’s Division III. The fans were loud and proud cheering on their team. Unfortunately, Islip fell to Sayville 35-7. The Buccaneers end their season with a 6-4 record.
The second-ranked East Islip Redmen defeated Kings Park 55-21 on Nov. 12 to advance to the Suffolk Division III Championship on Thursday, Nov. 18. With the win, East Islip improved to 9-1 on the season. The Redmen will play undefeated Sayville in the championship game on Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. The game will be held at Stony Brook University. Tickets are $8 online or $10 at the door. The last time the two teams met was on Oct. 16 for Sayville’s homecoming game. Sayville defeated East Islip 51-44 in that matchup. Tickets for the upcoming game can be purchased at https://gofan.co/app/school/NYSPHSAAXI.
This past weekend, playoffs continued for high school football with East Islip advancing to the Division III Suffolk Championship. Below is a rundown on the weekend and information on upcoming games.