Pierson/Bridgehampton Boys Soccer Tops Greenport in Penalty Kicks To Win Third Consecutive County Title - 27 East

Pierson/Bridgehampton Boys Soccer Tops Greenport in Penalty Kicks To Win Third Consecutive County Title

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The Pierson/Bridgehampton boys soccer team retained the Suffolk County Class C Championship after defeating Greenport, 5-4, in penalty kicks on Saturday afternoon.    MARIANNE BARNETT

The Pierson/Bridgehampton boys soccer team retained the Suffolk County Class C Championship after defeating Greenport, 5-4, in penalty kicks on Saturday afternoon. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson captains Gus Hayes, left, and Ryder Esposito are presented with the Suffolk County Class C Championship plaque.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson captains Gus Hayes, left, and Ryder Esposito are presented with the Suffolk County Class C Championship plaque. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior Quinn Tanner takes his game-winning penalty shot.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior Quinn Tanner takes his game-winning penalty shot. MARIANNE BARNETT

The Whalers storm onto the field after Quinn Tanner's penalty kick sealed the victory.   MARIANNE BARNETT

The Whalers storm onto the field after Quinn Tanner's penalty kick sealed the victory. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior goalie George Ingolia.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior goalie George Ingolia. MARIANNE BARNETT

George Ingolia didn't make any saves during the game-deciding penalty kicks but was up to the task nonetheless.    MARIANNE BARNETT

George Ingolia didn't make any saves during the game-deciding penalty kicks but was up to the task nonetheless. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson junior Steven Ponzini was one of five Whalers who scored on all five PK attempts.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson junior Steven Ponzini was one of five Whalers who scored on all five PK attempts. MARIANNE BARNETT

Jose Gomez was the first to take his penalty shot for Pierson.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Jose Gomez was the first to take his penalty shot for Pierson. MARIANNE BARNETT

Ryder Esposito sends in his penalty shot   MARIANNE BARNETT

Ryder Esposito sends in his penalty shot MARIANNE BARNETT

Wilmer Reyes waits for the ball to take his penalty shot.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Wilmer Reyes waits for the ball to take his penalty shot. MARIANNE BARNETT

Helio Paucar sends in his penalty shot.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Helio Paucar sends in his penalty shot. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior George Ingolia was active and aggressive in Saturday's county final, amassing 11 saves.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior George Ingolia was active and aggressive in Saturday's county final, amassing 11 saves. MARIANNE BARNETT

Bridgehampton senior Helio Paucar beats Greenport goalie Kal-El Marine to the ball which leads to the first goal of the game.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Bridgehampton senior Helio Paucar beats Greenport goalie Kal-El Marine to the ball which leads to the first goal of the game. MARIANNE BARNETT

Helio Paucar is pumped up after giving the Whalers an early 1-0 lead.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Helio Paucar is pumped up after giving the Whalers an early 1-0 lead. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson junior Andy Wayne directs the ball with a header to the opposite side of the net for a goal.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson junior Andy Wayne directs the ball with a header to the opposite side of the net for a goal. MARIANNE BARNETT

Andy Wayne and the Whalers are all smiles after his goal put them up 2-1 early in the second half.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Andy Wayne and the Whalers are all smiles after his goal put them up 2-1 early in the second half. MARIANNE BARNETT

Wilmer Reyes clears the ball for the Whalers.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Wilmer Reyes clears the ball for the Whalers. MARIANNE BARNETT

The Whalers celebrate with Quinn Tanner after he scored with 15 minutes remaining in regulation to tie the game, 3-3.   MARIANNE BARNETT

The Whalers celebrate with Quinn Tanner after he scored with 15 minutes remaining in regulation to tie the game, 3-3. MARIANNE BARNETT

Helio Paucar plays the ball with his knee.  MARIANNE BARNETT

Helio Paucar plays the ball with his knee. MARIANNE BARNETT

Quinn Tanner was a nuisance for the Greenport back line all game.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Quinn Tanner was a nuisance for the Greenport back line all game. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior co-captain Gus Hayes heads the ball.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior co-captain Gus Hayes heads the ball. MARIANNE BARNETT

Game-time temperature around 80 degrees made it feel like closer to 90 degrees on the field, leading to a lot of players dealing with cramps.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Game-time temperature around 80 degrees made it feel like closer to 90 degrees on the field, leading to a lot of players dealing with cramps. MARIANNE BARNETT

Helio Paucar plays the ball with his knee.  MARIANNE BARNETT

Helio Paucar plays the ball with his knee. MARIANNE BARNETT

The Whalers celebrate after Quinn Tanner's successful penalty kick won the Suffolk County Class C Championship on Saturday.  MARIANNE BARNETT

The Whalers celebrate after Quinn Tanner's successful penalty kick won the Suffolk County Class C Championship on Saturday. MARIANNE BARNETT

Drew Budd on Oct 29, 2023
With a game-day temperature around 80 degrees, but with it feeling more like 90 on the turf at Diamond in the Pines in Coram on Saturday afternoon, the Suffolk County... more

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