Pierson's Run Ends in the Long Island Championship After Loss to West Hempstead - 27 East

Pierson’s Run Ends in the Long Island Championship After Loss to West Hempstead

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Pierson's Luke Seltzer drives on West Hempstead's Isaiah Blunt.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson's Luke Seltzer drives on West Hempstead's Isaiah Blunt. MARIANNE BARNETT

Henry Butler will be the only returning starter for the Whalers next season.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Henry Butler will be the only returning starter for the Whalers next season. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson's Luke Seltzer fights through a reach-in of West Hempstead's Isaiah Blunt.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson's Luke Seltzer fights through a reach-in of West Hempstead's Isaiah Blunt. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior Dom Mancino pushed much of the action early on on Monday.  MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior Dom Mancino pushed much of the action early on on Monday. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior Charlie McLean scored 11 points in what ended up being his final game of his high school career on Monday.  MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior Charlie McLean scored 11 points in what ended up being his final game of his high school career on Monday. MARIANNE BARNETT

Aidan Schmitz hit back-to-back three-pointers in the third quarter that pulled the Whalers within single digits.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Aidan Schmitz hit back-to-back three-pointers in the third quarter that pulled the Whalers within single digits. MARIANNE BARNETT

The Sag Harbor crowd goes wild following Aidan Schmitz's back-to-back threes in the third quarter.   MARIANNE BARNETT

The Sag Harbor crowd goes wild following Aidan Schmitz's back-to-back threes in the third quarter. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior Lance Schroeder takes a shot.  MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior Lance Schroeder takes a shot. MARIANNE BARNETT

Luke Seltzer reacts after hitting a shot.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Luke Seltzer reacts after hitting a shot. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson's Charlie McLean lines up a shot.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson's Charlie McLean lines up a shot. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson's Aidan Schmitz dribbles with Anthony Greffeo-Jackson on him.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson's Aidan Schmitz dribbles with Anthony Greffeo-Jackson on him. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior Luke Seltzer scored a game-high 28 points on Monday.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior Luke Seltzer scored a game-high 28 points on Monday. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson head coach Dan White and assistant Peter Finelli goes over things with senior Aidan Schmitz.  MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson head coach Dan White and assistant Peter Finelli goes over things with senior Aidan Schmitz. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior Luke Seltzer fights through some contact from West Hempstead's Isaiah Blunt.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior Luke Seltzer fights through some contact from West Hempstead's Isaiah Blunt. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior Charlie McLean goes up with a shot.  MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior Charlie McLean goes up with a shot. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior co-captains Luke Seltzer, left, and Charlie McLean with the Class B Long Island Championship runner-up plaque.   MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson senior co-captains Luke Seltzer, left, and Charlie McLean with the Class B Long Island Championship runner-up plaque. MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson seniors, from left, Dom Mancino, Aven Smith, Luke Seltzer, Aidan Schmitz, Charlie McLean and Lance Schroeder with the Class B Long Island Championship runner-up plaque.  MARIANNE BARNETT

Pierson seniors, from left, Dom Mancino, Aven Smith, Luke Seltzer, Aidan Schmitz, Charlie McLean and Lance Schroeder with the Class B Long Island Championship runner-up plaque. MARIANNE BARNETT

Drew Budd on Mar 5, 2024
Leaving a lasting legacy is something a strong senior class on any team in any sport can do that will make waves for years to come. The departing group for... more

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