The varsity basketball season can be quite demanding. Practices and scrimmages start in mid-November, games start in early December, and if all goes according to plan, teams can play well into March.The Pierson/Bridgehampton girls basketball team set out on a goal nearly four months ago to play as deep into the season as it could, and even with as much success as it had this season, it fell just short of reaching the pinnacle of its sport.The Lady Whalers lost, 55-26, to defending New York State Class C Champion Millbrook in the Regional Final at SUNY New Paltz on Saturday ... by Staff Writer
The Bridgehampton boys basketball team looked to end its four-year drought of reaching the New York State Class D Final Four on Sunday night in the Regional Final but came up a bit short, suffering a 66-60 loss to Marathon at Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton, effectively ending the season for the Killer Bees.Marathon (Section IV-Southern Tier), located in the Cortland area, will play its state semifinal game against Harrisville (Section X-St. Lawrence area) this Saturday, March 16, back at Maines Arena at 2:30 p.m.The Bees and Olympians were evenly matched, evident in the back-and-forth play throughout ... by Staff Writer
With nine state championships to its name, the Bridgehampton boys basketball team has never once had to play a Long Island Class D Championship. In years past, there has never been a Nassau County Class D team to oppose the Killers Bees—but on Friday night that all changed.Academy Charter of Hempstead came to Center Moriches High School and forced Bridgehampton to earn its right to play upstate. The Bees took the challenge head-on and added their first-ever Long Island title to their already packed trophy case, edging the Panthers, 63-61. The Bees will move on in their quest for a ... 1 Mar 2019 by Staff Writer
The first half of the Suffolk County B/C/D Qualifier at Centereach High School on February 20 couldn’t have gone any better for the Pierson/Bridgehampton girls basketball team. Not only did it enjoy a lead on Class B champion Mattituck throughout the game’s first 16 minutes, but senior Katie Kneeland became just the third Lady Whaler in program history to score her 1,000th career point.It’s called a rivalry for a reason, though, and Mattituck wasn’t going to face its third loss of the season to Pierson lying down.The Lady Tuckers erased what was a 12-point deficit in the third quarter and ... by Staff Writer
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