The Massapequa vs. Farmingdale football rivalry is set to ignite the field once again in what promises to be an intense battle between these two powerhouses. As part of the 20th season of the Great American Rivalry Series, this matchup holds a special place in the hearts of the Massapequa and Farmingdale communities.
On October 21, 2023, Farmingdale’s home turf will be the backdrop for this electrifying clash. The stadium will come alive with the roar of 2,000 passionate fans, eagerly awaiting the kickoff of this historic rivalry game.
In their previous meeting, Farmingdale dominated the game, displaying their prowess on both sides of the ball. However, Massapequa managed to put points on the board in the closing seconds, showing their resilience. The final score stood at 42-7 in favor of Farmingdale. This result only adds fuel to the fire as Massapequa seeks redemption in this highly anticipated rematch.
Rick Ford, founder and CEO of the Great American Rivalry Series, reflected on the significance of the Massapequa vs. Farmingdale rivalry, stating, “This rivalry exemplifies the essence of high school football. We are excited to bring back this matchup as we celebrate the 20th season of the Great American Rivalry Series. This game holds a special place in our hearts, symbolizing the camaraderie and dedication of these communities.”
Both teams have been tirelessly preparing for this pivotal showdown. Massapequa, driven by their desire for redemption, will leave no stone unturned in their pursuit of victory. Farmingdale, buoyed by their previous success, aims to solidify their dominance in the rivalry.
When the players take the field, the atmosphere will be charged with tension and anticipation. It will be a battle of wills, where every yard gained and every tackle made carries immense weight. The crowd will roar, the cheerleaders will ignite the stands, and the bands will fill the air with thunderous melodies.
As Saturday descends upon Farmingdale, we are reminded of the timeless allure of high school football. The Massapequa vs. Farmingdale rivalry epitomizes the spirit and passion of this cherished tradition. Get ready for another great matchup and remember, We Know Friday Nights!
Today in New York, a good return on the kick off gives the Dalers the ball at the 32 yard line. The Chiefs defense caused the Dalers to punt on the first drive of the game. Massapequa answered by moving the ball back down the field to the 16 yd line. A Field goal attempt was no good for the Chiefs and the Dalers took ball with 26 seconds left in the first quarter. Tied up at 0 going into the second quarter, the Chiefs laid out a great punt return. Massapequa started their possession on their own 10 yd line with less than 2 minutes till halftime. A huge interception by the Dalers started them on the 27yd line. First possession of the 3rd and the Chiefs punt to the Dalers. Dalers ball on their own 11yd line. A nice gain of 15 yards after the Dalers QB hits the Chiefs’ WR #10 in a nice route. Massapequa defense holds the Dalers to another punt. Chiefs got the ball back with 5:56 left in the 3rd. The Dalers defense stops the Chiefs on 4th and short to force a turnover on downs. Farmingdale gained possession with 5:56 left in the 3rd! Toe tapping touchdown by #3 on the Dalers with a good extra point put the Dalers up 7-0 with just 1:22 left in the 3rd quarter. With only 12 minutes left in the game, the Chiefs get a massive 57 yard touchdown run by RB #25. With the extra point being good, Massapequa ties it up 7-7 with 11:10 left in the game! A series of back-and-forth on the field meant the game was going into OT. The Dalers open in OT with a TD, ran in by #6! Dalers up 14-7 in the first overtime. Massapequa answered with a TD run, bringing the score to 14-13. The Chiefs went in for the 2pt conversion and it was good! Chiefs won 15-14.