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Syosset Hands Plainview Tough Defeat, 7-0

The hard-fought battle in Plainview came down to the final minutes.

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The intense final minutes of Saturday's high school football game between nearby rivals Plainview JFK and Syosset saw the Hawks fall short, 7-0 in a hard-fought contest at Plainview.

Syosset scored the game's only touchdown just before halftime. The Braves mounted a 75-yard drive that concluded with Hunter Gross' 4-yard-run to the end zone with 20 seconds left.

The game, which saw Plainview give up five turnovers, became a defensive struggle in the second half, with neither team managing to score.

Plainview mounted two scoring drives in the final minutes of the game. One of those ended in a controversial interception off of a deflected pass. The second was on a last-gasp pass attempt by Hawks' quarterback Alec Abramowitz that was picked off by a Syosset defender as time expired.

Plainview and Syosset are now share 2-3 records in the Nassau I Conference.

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