These two bitter Suffolk County rivals will go at it again on Friday, September 14th. Floyd has dominated the series recently. The Colonials took all the bragging rights the last two seasons, winning 35-14 in 2016 and crushing Medford again 34-6 last season.
The Raiders from Patchogue-Medford, though, will be looking to reverse their fortunes in this rivalry and make Friday nights a night all Raider fans will remember.
Anthony is the starter at the running back position and last season he led the team in interceptions as a Junior. This season, he leads the team in tackles and interceptions. Anthony is a leader both on and off the football field and a shining example for his teammates and classmates. He plans to go to college and play lacrosse.
Danny is a two-year varsity football player and three-year varsity lacrosse player. He also plays saxophone in the Wind Ensemble and showcases his leadership as a four-year member of his class council. In the classroom, Danny maintains a 4.0 GPA while balancing a number of AP courses. After graduation, Danny plans to attend college where he will study medicine.
HALL OF FAME
Connor started in this Rivalry game every one of his four years. He was a major contributor in the win over William Floyd in 2013. Connor was voted Top Defensive-Back in Suffolk County and was also recognized for being in the top three for receptions and yards gained on Long Island during the 2013 season. Connor continued his football career at Brown University and was a defensive starter his junior and senior seasons.
Brock was a three-year, two-way start for the William Floyd Colonials and captain his junior and senior years. He was a key element in a Long Island record of a 33-game winning streak. During his career while facing Pat-Med he scored a total of 8 touchdowns. Brock won the Hansen Award and best defensive back in Suffolk County in 2007. Brock played his whole high school career without a loss and led Floyd to three consecutive Long Island Class 1 football Championships and 3 Rutgers Cups. Brock went on to Hofstra and then to Stony Brook leading the Big South in all-purpose yards and listed in the Top 10 in all-purpose yards in FCS Division 1 football. He went on to lead Stony Brook to win 2 Big South Championships and was an All-American.
Historically, William Floyd has dominated this rivalry in New York State, and Friday night's game was no different. Dominant from kickoff, William Floyd kept their foot on the gas and eventually defeated rival Patchogue-Medford 46-13.
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