Earlier this season, the Westhampton Beach baseball team came close to upsetting both Eastport South Manor and Sayville, the two top teams in League VI—in a three-game series with each team, the Hurricanes lost two games by three runs or fewer.
Last week, Westhampton Beach finally broke through against another top team in League VI, Miller Place (10-5 in League VI play, 11-6 overall), which had just taken two of three games from ESM (11-4, 13-4). The Canes defeated the Panthers at home, 4-3, on Thursday, May 2, in what was the series finale.
“It was a huge win against one of the top teams in the league,” Westhampton Beach head coach Tom Hoare said. “The guys were very excited. We had been knocking on the door against good teams, like ESM... more