Unfortunately for the Whalers, that was not the case in the second half.
Pierson managed to score only five second-half points—and just one in the third quarter—as the Bears were able to exact revenge on the defending champion Whalers, winning 57-27. Last year, Pierson’s Forrest Loesch hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer to beat the Bears and give Pierson its first county title in decades.
Pierson, seeded second, advanced to the championship game this year with a 63-41 win over Greenport on February 12. The top-seeded Bears had... more