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Pierson-Bridgehampton Whalers Fall in Baseball State Semifinal

Posted on 08 June 2013

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By Gavin Menu

The Pierson-Bridgehampton baseball team lost a 1-0 heartbreaker to Seton Catholic Central from Section 4 in a New York State semifinal game in Binghamton on Saturday.

Pitching on two days rest, senior Colman Vila pitched another strong game, allowing just one unearned run  in the top of the third inning when Seton’s Joe Wasko, who led off with a triple, scored on a defensive error.

Seton Catholic ace Michael Korchak, a junior, dominated the Pierson line-up, striking out 12 while allowing just four hits and one walk.

The loss ended what was an otherwise spectacular season for the Whalers, who finished with a 23-2 record. Over the last two seasons, Pierson was 44-6 while Vila was 19-1 over the same stretch.

Saturday’s loss was the first for Vila since his sophomore season.

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One Response to “Pierson-Bridgehampton Whalers Fall in Baseball State Semifinal”

  1. sandi kruel says:

    You guys have made us proud, it has been the most amazing thing to have been able to watch you all grow into these awesome athletes and young men,I knew when I coached most of you that you were special. You guys are true winners, can’t wait to see you all back next year.


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