For the second consecutive season, the Hampton Bays softball team has clinched a berth into the Suffolk County Class B postseason after a 9-5 victory over Mercy at home on April 30.
The Lady Baymen also defeated Southampton, 5-0, at home on May 1, and lost, 6-5, at Bayport/Blue Point on Friday.
It will be the first playoff appearance at the varsity level for first-year head coach Rich Doulos.
“Part of our mission that we talked about in the beginning of the season was to make the playoffs,” he said. “The girls were happy that we accomplished the goal, even though I think, overall, they knew it wasn’t the best game that they’ve played, against Mercy.”
Mercy has had a disappointing season, with a 5-8 League VIII record, but the Lady Monarchs... more