This past Saturday, the Friends Academy Quakers lost in a shootout against Island Trees. A shout out has to go out to Senior, Cyrus Holder, for scoring 5 touchdowns (4 receiving and 1 kickoff) and tallying more than 300 total all purpose yards. He leads all of Long Island in receiving touchdowns with 7. Junior Quarterback, Corey Goldglit is 3rd on Long Island in Passing Touchdowns with 9.
Boys Varsity Soccer scored two goals against Oyster Bay to win this past Monday. Goals go to Gabe Patino and Merek Glover.
This past Sunday, the 0-3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers shocked everybody by pulling off a last second score to win the game 27-24. Mike Glennon hit star receiver Vincent Jackson for a 5 yard touchdown pass to astonish the Steelers and grab their first win of the season. Also of note is that the Kansas City Chiefs smacked the New England Patriots, 41-14, on Monday Night Football. Chiefs runningback, Knile Davis, ran for 107 yards and the defense intercepted Tom Brady twice. Nobody could have seen this coming.
In the MLB, the playoffs begin to take form as the Kansas City Royals, San Francisco Giants, and Pittsburgh Pirates all punched their tickets to the Postseason, yet they were an afterthought as everyone knew what the big talk of the town this week in sports.
New York Yankees shortstop, Derek Jeter, finished an amazing career this week by doing it the only way he knows how. In the bottom of the 9th Jeter drove in the winning run to defeat the Baltimore Orioles in dramatic fashion and then celebrated with teammates of the present and past. The crowd chanted his name one last time as he tipped his cap. What an amazing way to end an amazing run. Thank you Derek, you will be missed.