This year’s batch of Killer Bees began the journey anew on Wednesday with a 61-49 win over Shelter Island to claim the Suffolk County Class D Championship.
The Bonackers’ total of 205 points placed them second behind Half Hollow Hills, which won its 13th straight county championship with 402.5 total points.
The 58-56 victory earned the Settlers what is sure to be an uneasy date with Greenport in the Suffolk Class C championship game Tuesday at Center Moriches High School.
Katie Kneeland came on late to score 14 points and lead Pierson to a 38-32 victory that capped a perfect regular season and the Lady Whalers’ first league championship since 2014.
The Pierson/Bridgehampton girls basketball team won its 16th straight game on Tuesday, a 54-30 victory over Greenport/Southold, to set up a showdown with Mattituck in the final game of the regular season on Thursday, February 7, at 6:30 p.m.
Despite not having any divers to compete in the League II Championship Meet on Thursday, January 31, the East Hampton boys swim team still came out on top, outlasting rival Hauppauge and six other teams to win the overall title.
The way the Pierson and Bridgehampton boys were playing basketball on Friday night, the game could have easily ended in favor of either team.
In front of a standing-room-only crowd at Pierson High School on Friday night, the varsity boys and girls basketball teams put on a show with a pair of victories in front of an adoring home crowd.
The Greenport boys basketball team continued its push toward a League VII title with an 87-51 victory over visiting Pierson on January 16.
Chastin Giles moved to the Sag Harbor School District after a promising freshman season playing point guard at Mercy High School in Riverhead. In an instant, she became a small-town girl with big-time dreams.
The Pierson/Bridgehampton girls basketball team took a giant leap forward with a 47-38 win at Mattituck on Monday that put the Lady Whalers (8-0) alone atop the League VI standings.
The East Hampton boys swim team secured its first-ever League II championship with an 89-79 victory over previously unbeaten Hauppauge in their home pool last Thursday, which they followed with a 91-77 win over Sayville/Bayport in their final home meet of the season on Monday.
The Sag Harbor Booster Foundation will host its eighth annual Spirit Night at Pierson High School on Friday, January 25.
Playing for the first time this season in front of a raucous home crowd, Bridgehampton senior J.P. Harding erupted for 36 points and 27 rebounds to lead Bridgehampton past rival Pierson on Tuesday.
“We still have a lot to work on, but the chemistry is coming together,” Pierson girls basketball coach Kevin Barron said after a 55-25 win over Southampton on Monday night. “We’re just trying to get better each game."