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Pierson's Kyle Sturmann #2 tries to bunt against (Credit: George A. Faella)

Pierson's Kyle Sturmann #2 tries to bunt against East Rockaway in the Class C final. (June 4, 2012)

Pierson-Bridgehampton 1, East Rockaway 0

Pierson-Bridgehampton beat East Rockaway in a Long Island Class C finals/Southeast Regional baseball semifinal.

Pierson starting pitcher Colman Vila #16 delivers against
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Pierson starting pitcher Colman Vila #16 delivers against East Rockaway in the Class C final. (June 4, 2012)

Pierson celebrates their 1-0 victory at home plate
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Pierson celebrates their 1-0 victory at home plate in the Class C final. (June 4, 2012)

East Rockaway SS Sean Bohan #1 waits for
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East Rockaway SS Sean Bohan #1 waits for the throw as Pierson's Sean Hartnett #3 slides into second base safely in the Class C final. (June 4, 2012)

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East Rockaway's Billy Humes #19 grabs the ground
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East Rockaway's Billy Humes #19 grabs the ground ball for the out as Pierson's Hunter Leyser #10 runs by in the Class C final. (June 4, 2012)

Pierson SS Forrest Loesch #15 puts the tag
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Pierson SS Forrest Loesch #15 puts the tag on East Rockaway's Ben Giliberti #8 on the steal attempt in the Class C final. (June 4, 2012)

Pierson's Michael Heller #21 strokes a single to
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Pierson's Michael Heller #21 strokes a single to right to start the rally for Pierson in the bottom of the 7th innning against East Rockaway in the Class C final. (June 4, 2012)

East Rockaway's Ben Giliberti #8 gets a hit
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East Rockaway's Ben Giliberti #8 gets a hit against Pierson in the Class C final. (June 4, 2012)

Pierson's Sean Hartnett #3 gets back to first
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Pierson's Sean Hartnett #3 gets back to first base ahead of the throw to East Rockaway 1B Dan McClure #23 in the Class C final. (June 4, 2012)

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East Rockaway catcher Ben Giliberti #8 tries to
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East Rockaway catcher Ben Giliberti #8 tries to apply the tag on Pierson's Forrest Loesch #15. (June 4, 2012)

East Rockaway's Thomas Dolan #10 lines a single
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East Rockaway's Thomas Dolan #10 lines a single to center field against Pierson in the Class C final. (June 4, 2012)

Pierson's Kyle Sturmann #2 tries to bunt against
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Pierson's Kyle Sturmann #2 tries to bunt against East Rockaway in the Class C final. (June 4, 2012)

East Rockaway's Dave McClure #3 drives a single
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East Rockaway's Dave McClure #3 drives a single into right centerfield against Pierson in the Class C final. (June 4, 2012)

East Rockaway starting pitcher Billy Humes #19 delivers
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East Rockaway starting pitcher Billy Humes #19 delivers against Pierson in the Class C final. (June 4, 2012)

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Pierson pinch runner Jack Fitzpatrick #6 scores from
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Pierson pinch runner Jack Fitzpatrick #6 scores from third base on a passed ball in the bottom of the 7th inning. (June 4, 2012)

East Rockaway catcher Ben Giliberti #8 can't stop
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East Rockaway catcher Ben Giliberti #8 can't stop the ball on the missed swing, allowing the winning run on third to score in the Class C final. (June 4, 2012)

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