From Brentwood High School: Rickoy Palmer
Rickoy played in this rivalry game his junior and senior years, earning two MVP trophies. Rickoy was a two-time All-County and All-Long Island player and rushed over 1200 yards. He also helped his team earn three Big Four Champion titles and played in the Suffolk County Championship twice. Rickoy went on to attend and play football for Nassau Community College.
From Sachem North High School: Fred Fusaro
Coach Fusaro coached the football team at Sachem for 32 years, amassing an outstanding record of 197-94-8. He was also responsible for two Zellner Award winnners presented annually to the most outstanding lineman in the county (Mike Farley and Pete Mailello) and three Hansen Award winners presented to the most outstanding player in the county each year (Brian Dehler, Mark Wijciechowski and James O’Neill). And now, every football player involved in the Sachem North Football Program will forever play their games on the field named after this legendary icon.