Lady Whalers Knock Off Southampton
The Pierson-Bridgehampton softball team, playing the meat of its League VII-VIII crossover schedule, lost 13-1 to Center Moriches on Friday, April 19 but bounced back in a big way with a 17-0 blowout of rival Southampton at home on Tuesday. Juniors Emma Romeo and Kasey Gilbride each hit homeruns and Sam Duchemin picked up the win on the mound.
The Lady Whalers improved to 6-2 overall as a result of the win and moved into a first place tie with Babylon, which also lost to Center Moriches, 9-8, on Tuesday.
Pierson played at Hampton Bays yesterday, April 24, and has two more games remaining on its crossover schedule, including a home game tomorrow, April 26, against Bayport-Blue Point at 4:30 p.m. and a road game at Shoreham-Wading River on April 30, also at 4:30 p.m.
The league schedule will resume on May 3 with a home game against Stony Brook at 4:30 p.m. A rematch with Babylon is scheduled for May 8.
Ace Times Two at Sag Harbor GC
Jack Tagliasacchi, who owns Il Capuccino in Sag Harbor, shot a hole-in-one on the 145-yard, par-3 third hole of the Sag Harbor Golf Club on March 29. A week later, Robert Brody recorded an ace on the same hole.
In other news at the golf club, the Ladies’ League will begin on May 1 and will continue each Wednesday morning throughout the remainder of the season. The Men’s Member/Guest Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, May 18 and the course will be closed to the public. Awards, food and beverages will be available to all participating teams.
Lacrosse Win Streak Short Lived
The East Hampton boys lacrosse team picked up a second straight win, 12-2 over visiting Deer Park, on April 16 but the winning streak proved to be short with a 9-5 loss to Bellport on April 18 followed by a 15-7 loss to Miller Place on Monday, which dropped East Hampton’s Division II record to 3-6.
Pierson’s Drew Harvey had a season-high points total in the win over Deer Park, scoring four goals to go along with four assists. Jack Schliecher, also from Pierson, had a goal and an assist as well against Deer Park and scored twice in the loss to Bellport.
The Bonackers fell behind early against Miller Place, allowing seven first-quarter goals, and could not recover. Harvey led the team with three goals.
Next up for East Hampton is a road game at Southampton tomorrow, April 26, at 4 p.m.