West Islip HS football team wins playoff game in honor of teammate who died in fire

The team dedicated their Suffolk County semifinal game against Hills East in 16-year-old Kyle Dilegame’s memory.

News 12 Staff

Nov 11, 2023, 3:51 AM

Updated 165 days ago

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The West Islip High School football team hosted their first playoff game Friday since their teammate 16-year-old Kyle Dilegame died in a fire.
The team dedicated their Suffolk County semifinal game against Hills East in Dilegame’s memory.
The community showed up to see the home team win 31-26 to advance to the Suffolk County finals.
VIDEO: West Islip football team raising money for scholarship following tragedy
A GoFundMe has been set up for the family.


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