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Westhampton Beach Football Comes Back To Defeat East Islip, Advances To County Championship Against Sayville

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Westhampton Beach assistant coach Cole Magner is pumped up after a big play.

Westhampton Beach assistant coach Cole Magner is pumped up after a big play. RON ESPOSITO

James Foster of Westhampton Beach goes to wrap up East Islip quarterback Steven Stassi.

James Foster of Westhampton Beach goes to wrap up East Islip quarterback Steven Stassi. RON ESPOSITO

Hurricane Shaun Williams rides the back of East Islip quarterback Steven Stassi and eventually takes him down for a sack.

Hurricane Shaun Williams rides the back of East Islip quarterback Steven Stassi and eventually takes him down for a sack. RON ESPOSITO

Westhampton Beach senior co-captain Aidan Cassara gets behind a block from Jackson Hulse.

Westhampton Beach senior co-captain Aidan Cassara gets behind a block from Jackson Hulse. RON ESPOSITO

In a huge turning point of the game, Terrall Faines blocks a punt. He recovered the loose ball also, setting up the Hurricane offense for a key score.

In a huge turning point of the game, Terrall Faines blocks a punt. He recovered the loose ball also, setting up the Hurricane offense for a key score. RON ESPOSITO

In a huge turning point of the game, Terrall Faines blocks a punt. He recovered the loose ball also, setting up the Hurricane offense for a key score.

In a huge turning point of the game, Terrall Faines blocks a punt. He recovered the loose ball also, setting up the Hurricane offense for a key score. RON ESPOSITO

Nick Waszkelewicz of Westhampton Beach tackles an East Islip player. Waszkelewicz's fourth-quarter interception set up the Hurricanes game-winning touchdown.

Nick Waszkelewicz of Westhampton Beach tackles an East Islip player. Waszkelewicz's fourth-quarter interception set up the Hurricanes game-winning touchdown. RON ESPOSITO

Westhampton Beach senior quarterback Christian Capuno scrambles to find some yards.

Westhampton Beach senior quarterback Christian Capuno scrambles to find some yards. RON ESPOSITO

Senior Christian Capuano pumps his first in the air after the Hurricanes stop East Islip on 4th down to clinch the victory.

Senior Christian Capuano pumps his first in the air after the Hurricanes stop East Islip on 4th down to clinch the victory. RON ESPOSITO

Owen Spizuoco catches a deep pass from quarterback Christian Capuano down the sideline, eludes an East Islip defender, and scurries into the end zone to pull Westhampton Beach closer to East Islip's lead with just under a minute left in the first half.

Owen Spizuoco catches a deep pass from quarterback Christian Capuano down the sideline, eludes an East Islip defender, and scurries into the end zone to pull Westhampton Beach closer to East Islip's lead with just under a minute left in the first half. RON ESPOSITO

Owen Spizuoco catches a deep pass from quarterback Christian Capuano down the sideline, eludes an East Islip defender, and scurries into the end zone to pull Westhampton Beach closer to East Islip's lead with just under a minute left in the first half.

Owen Spizuoco catches a deep pass from quarterback Christian Capuano down the sideline, eludes an East Islip defender, and scurries into the end zone to pull Westhampton Beach closer to East Islip's lead with just under a minute left in the first half. RON ESPOSITO

Owen Spizuoco catches a deep pass from quarterback Christian Capuano down the sideline, eludes an East Islip defender, and scurries into the end zone to pull Westhampton Beach closer to East Islip's lead with just under a minute left in the first half.

Owen Spizuoco catches a deep pass from quarterback Christian Capuano down the sideline, eludes an East Islip defender, and scurries into the end zone to pull Westhampton Beach closer to East Islip's lead with just under a minute left in the first half. RON ESPOSITO

Westhampton Beach head coach Bryan Shaumloffel watches his team. His Hurricanes played from behind for most of the game but came back to win, 27-21.

Westhampton Beach head coach Bryan Shaumloffel watches his team. His Hurricanes played from behind for most of the game but came back to win, 27-21. RON ESPOSITO

Behind a few key blocks, Jackson Hulse breaks for the end zone.

Behind a few key blocks, Jackson Hulse breaks for the end zone. RON ESPOSITO

Westhampton Beach senior Jackson Hulse sails over an East Islip defender to score the go-ahead touchdown late in the game.

Westhampton Beach senior Jackson Hulse sails over an East Islip defender to score the go-ahead touchdown late in the game. RON ESPOSITO

Drew Budd on Apr 17, 2021
Playing in a conference semifinal with an opportunity to advance to the county championship is usually enough of a motivating factor for a team, but there was more on the... more

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