Carle Place senior Billy Chiappone said he couldn't stop daydreaming during his half-day at school Tuesday morning, imagining several scenarios about how his boys soccer team would play in the Class B Long Island championship.

Did he imagine himself scoring the winning goal in overtime?

"Yes, absolutely," said Chiappone, laughing.

Tuesday afternoon, it became a reality.

Chiappone scored the winner with 3:32 left in the second overtime as Carle Place defeated Mattituck, 1-0, to earn the Long Island Class B championship at Diamond in the Pines in Coram. It's the first time a Carle Place boys soccer team has won an LI championship since 1991, when it played in Class C, according to Newsday records.

After a thrilling victory in an evenly matched game, the Frogs (15-0-1) will play in a regional final Saturday against the Section I/Section IX winner (time and site to be determined).

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"I was dreaming about this every night, thinking about different things, even like if we were to lose and how depressing that would be. Then even in school I just kept thinking about this," Chiappone said.

Winning had added meaning for Carle Place after top defender Matt Carr, while in mid-air going for a ball, collided with a Mattituck player midway through the first half and was taken out of the game with a head injury. Coach Allen Foraker said Carr was taken to a nearby hospital but may play on Saturday.

"Carr has been the heart and soul of this team for four years," Foraker said. "I made a comment at the half, telling them, 'Don't let this be Matt Carr's final memory of high school soccer.' "

Both teams had ample opportunity to score. Kaan Ilgin took 11 shots, including three on goal, for Mattituck (15-3).

"I just did whatever I could to not let the ball get through the net," said Carle Place goalkeeper John Guzzo, who had eight saves.

In a similar Long Island championship last season, Mattituck defeated Carle Place, 1-0, in double-overtime. Chiappone prevented the same from happening Tuesday when he received the ball near the crease from teammate John Aydogan.

"When I got the ball at that point, I chested it back toward the goal, beat one defender and I knew the near post would be open so I just put it in," Chiappone said. "Just . . . wow, better than I imagined." Friends wins 'C' title

For the past two years, Friends Academy senior midfielder Jon Nierenberg knew what losing was like in a Long Island championship. Tuesday he experienced winning it.

Nierenberg scored two goals in the first half as Friends Academy won the Long Island Class C championship, defeating Southold, 5-1, at Diamond in the Pines in Coram.

"The last two years were a little tough with losing," Nierenberg said. "So we knew what that felt like and so we made sure we came out strong."

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Friends Academy (12-2-2) will play the in regional final Saturday against the Section I/Section IX winner (time and site to be determined).

Smithtown Christian winsGiovanni Cervini scored the fourth goal in Smithtown Christian's 4-0 win over Eldred (Section IX) in the Class D Subregional at Middletown High School. Matt Drzymala, Jeremiah Shaw and Tim Voisich also scored. Smithtown Christian (6-7-1) will face Fort Ann at Colonie Hill High School at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Southeast Regional championship.