Malverne rolls to homecoming win


The Malverne high school football team continued its domination of Conference IV opponents Saturday, Sept. 23 with a homecoming win over West Hempstead, 34-0.

Malverne improved to 3-0 with the victory while West Hempstead dropped to 0-3.

Tropical Storm Ophelia cancelled homecoming festivities, although the football team provided more than enough entertainment. Branden McLaughlin rushed for 127 yards and a touchdown on seven carries. Josiah Brown ran for a touchdown and 83 yards on just three carries. Brown also recovered a fumble. Nicholas Brown rushed twice for two touchdowns and 63 yards, and recorded a sack on defense. Michael McDougall scored a rushing touchdown. Hugh Wilkerson recorded six tackles and William Hartley added a sack.

Malverne has yet to allow a point this season.

Malverne’s homecoming events are rescheduled for Friday, Oct. 13. Malverne travels to Island Trees (2-1) Saturday, Sept. 30. West Hempstead hosts Oyster Bay (1-2) Saturday, Sept. 30.