The Modern Bellport High School was built in Brookhaven, NY, following the Bellport High School fire in 1963, which was originally located in what is now the college.
Bellport High School has thick old-fashioned red bricks that cement the whole building. No steel, metal or copper, just straight bricks. In other words, Bellport High School is literally one big brick wall.
Bellport College Football Defense is a personified version of Bellport Senior High School: tall, red, tough and still. This, of course, played a major role in Bellport’s loss to the Newfield Wolverines on Saturday.
In Newfield’s first practice of the game, the Wolverines fumbled after a big team tackle from the Clippers. The fumble was recovered by Marc Promutico of Bellport, signaling the offense: “It’s time.
Handing the ball over to quarterback Jack Halpin and his offense, Halpin’s troops wereted no time in finding the end zone. Halpin connected with junior Donte Phillips for a 40-yard opening touchdown reception.
The next scoring wouldn’t come until halfway through the second quarter, when senior captain Calvin Pedatella caught an interception and turned him into a 32-yard pick-six, giving Bellport the 13- lead. 0. As the clock stopped in the second quarter, Donte Phillips made his way into the end zone as defenders’ attempts to knock him down were unsuccessful. That concluded the first half with the Clippers up 28-0, reluctant to give up their lead. Throughout the second half, the Clippers strategically protected their lead to secure a victory.
When the last second scored the scoreboard at Joe Cipp Field, Bellport won by a score of 34-8 over Newfield. Touchdowns from Riley Murphy, Phillips (2), Pedatella and Justin Miles with a 56-yard touchdown reception contributed to a top-level victory.
On the defensive end, two interceptions, numerous saves in fourth and a full defensive effort propelled Bellport to his first victory.