In the latest derby confrontation between Center Moriches and Mattituck boys high school teams, the Red Devils registered a 5-0 home victory in a Suffolk County League V match Monday night.

Center Moriches rode the one-two punch of Ryan McDermott and Michael Luongo. McDermott bagged a brace and Luongo collected a goal and two assists to lead the Red Devils (8-1, 7-0) while the Tuckers fell to 3-4-2, 3-3-1.

Liam McDermott and Jack Kleinman also tallied for the hosts.

Goalkeeper Colin Raupp and Josh Lehr combined for the clean sheet.

Mattituck keeper Steve Moeck made eight saves.

These teams have a rivalry dating back some 85 years to the 1936 soccer season when they played to a 1-1 draw. It is the longest standing soccer rivalry between schools on Long Island and among the oldest in the United States.

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