Pierson freshman Emma Racelles scored the lone goal of the game Saturday at Patchogue-Medford High School and the Lady Whalers knocked off Babylon, 1-0 to win the Suffolk County Class C Championship.
The win advanced Pierson to the county championship game against Mattituck on Wednesday, November 6, at 6 p.m. at Greenport High School.
The Lady Bonackers reached the Round of 16 in the Section XI, or Suffolk County, Team Tournament last week.
In this second article in The Express News Group’s series examining the state of football on the East End, we take a look at the dynamics of youth programs in the area: what trends are happening in terms of participation, what local coaches and community leaders are trying to do to bolster those numbers and maintain interest in the sport, and what specific challenges arise for youth programs on the East End.
Weighing The Future Of East End Football
Lady Bonackers Fall In First Round At Girls Tennis County Tournament
In possibly one of the closest finishes to the annual golf tournament featuring Southampton Town’s four varsity high school teams, with just one shot separating Westhampton Beach (6-over par), Pierson (7-over par) and Southampton (8-over par) going into the final hole, Kim dropped in a 4-foot putt to bogey 18 to match Pierson’s score and, at the very least, force a playoff. But Federico came up big once again, sinking his putt to finish even par on the hole and give him and Kim the one-shot edge.
The East Hampton girls swim team honored its seniors and enjoyed a quality win over a tough opponent on Thursday, October 17, beating Harborfields, 93-77, in its final home meet of the season at the East Hampton YMCA.
Pierson’s senior leaders led the Lady Whalers to an easy 3-0 (25-13, 25-9, 25-7) victory over the visiting Lady Panthers on Monday.
East Hampton/Pierson/Bridgehampton girls tennis players Juliana Barahona and Kaylee Mendelman and Chiara Bedini all showed the perseverance and determination that’s needed during a multi-day tournament such as the Suffolk County Division IV Championships
The injuries the Southampton/Pierson/Bridgehampton football team suffered week two in a lopsided loss at home to Shoreham-Wading River are starting to take a toll.
While Monday’s cross-country race at Mashashimuet Park against the Ross School was a runaway for Pierson’s top two runners, Penelope Greene and Ben McErlean have been making names for themselves at much bigger races.
Pierson senior Ellie Borzilleri scored the crowing achievement of her high school soccer career as dusk settled on the back field at Mashashimuet Park last week.
The East Hampton/Pierson/Bridgehampton girls swimming team was eager to dive into its League III schedule when it hosted West Islip at the East Hampton ReCenter pool on Friday.
Down a handful of players due to injuries, the Southampton/Pierson/Bridgehampton football team has enlisted Dakoda Smith as its new Swiss Army knife. The Southampton senior did a little bit of everything on Saturday afternoon, leading the shorthanded Mariners to a 16-14 victory at Wyandanch.