The Mariners were downed, 15-6, by No. 1 seed Babylon, and coupled with a 3-2 win by Babylon a day earlier, Thursday’s victory gave the Panthers the Suffolk County Class B championship. The teams were the only two in Suffolk County’s Class B to qualify for the postseason, and they played a best-of-three series for the county title.
Babylon moved on to face Nassau County champion Oyster Bay for the Long Island Class B championship. The teams were slated to play at Farmingdale State College on June 4.
Going into the final inning on Thursday, it looked like Southampton would push the series to three games. The Mariners held a 6-3 lead entering... more