As of Tuesday morning, the Aviators led the Whalers by a game and a half, thanks to a sweep of a doubleheader over Shelter Island by the Aviators on Monday. The Whalers, though, helped themselves out with an 8-4 victory over the Aviators back on July 9.
Westhampton (19-12) was hampered in its game against Sag Harbor (17-13) last week with fielding errors. The Aviators made four errors that led to five unearned runs throughout the game. The Whalers were able to take advantage of the miscues by belting out 14 hits.
“We had a pretty good day offensively,” Whalers manager Brendan Monaghan said. “They threw the ball around a bit but we... more