On Tuesday, racing against Port Jefferson, which is one of the top cross country teams in Suffolk County, Ben McErlean finished third overall and posted a personal-best time of 17 minutes and 52 seconds.
The history is there to support the Lady Whalers’ hopes for another championship season this year, and you don’t have to look into the distant past to find precedent for another title run.
The game against Center Moriches had all the makings of another setback, but Katie Kneeland went on to make 20 saves and junior forward Chastin Giles scored a goal late in the first half to tie the game at 1-1.
The East Hampton girls swim team, which includes athletes from Pierson, will host Harborfields to close out the regular season on Thursday, October 18, at 5 p.m. with an opportunity to win the league title outright.
The Pierson/Bridgehampton boys soccer team has lost six straight games and will not make the playoffs just one year after an appearance in the New York State Class C semifinals.
As has often been the case, the Pierson-Bridgehampton field hockey team is fighting its way through a difficult Division II schedule, while also enjoying success against other Class C schools.
Now sophomores at Pierson High School, Ben McErlean and Penelope Greene each picked up running as an afterthought and now lead their cross country teams with bright individual futures ahead.
A pair of boats from the Breakwater Yacht Club were the top two finishers over the weekend in the 25th running of the Whitebread Regatta, widely considered to be the top sailing event in Peconic Bay each year.
The Pierson/Bridgehampton girls volleyball team and the East Hampton girls tennis team are dealing with undefeated league leaders potentially blocking their paths to additional banners this season.
Brooke Esposito scored all four goals for the Lady Whalers, and senior Charlotte Johnson needed just three saves in goal to preserve her third shutout of the season.
The Pierson boys cross country team picked up a huge win at Mashashimuet Park on Tuesday, defeating Mattituck, 25-32, to improve to 2-1 in league competition.
The team, which improved to 2-0 in League III and 2-2 overall, set the tone early with first- and third-place finishes in the 200-yard medley relay, which includes some of the team’s best swimmers.
George Martin sailed Osprey to victory in the annual Maycroft Cup regatta at the Sag Harbor Yacht Club on Saturday, September 22.
The Pierson-Bridgehampton girls volleyball team cruised past Center Moriches, 3-0, to kick off homecoming weekend on Friday, September 21.
The Whalers bounced back from a tough 4-1 loss to Mattituck at homecoming on Saturday with a 5-2 road win at Smithtown Christian on Monday.