James Hayes leads Mattituck to Suffolk Class B soccer title
GalleriesSuffolk Class B final: Mattituck vs. Center Moriches Suffolk Class C final: Pierson/Bridgehampton vs. Southold
Kaan Ilgin scored three goals and assisted on another as top-seeded Mattituck beat second-seeded Center Moriches, 5-1, in the Suffolk Class B boys soccer championship game yesterday at Diamond in the Pines in Coram. It was Mattituck's fourth straight county title, coach Matt Litchhult said.
The Tuckers will face Carle Place in the Long Island Class B championship at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond in the Pines.
Center Moriches went up 1-0 in the second minute. Kevin Williams scored in the 24th minute on a cutback from James Hayes to tie the score. Williams broke his wrist in the semifinals Wednesday against Southampton. He was cleared to play Saturday morning, Litchhult said.
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Hayes scored the winner off a cross from Ilgin in the 50th minute. Ilgin served in a low cross off a free kick and Hayes tapped the ball into the left side of the net.
Southold 5, Pierson-Bridgehampton 2: Drew Sacher scored a hat trick to lead No. 2 Southold over No. 1 Pierson-Bridgehampton at Diamond in the Pines, making the Settlers champions in Suffolk Class C. Sacher received a through ball from Joseph Worysz with 31 minutes remaining, to tie the score at 1. "I think this was the best game Drew has had all season," coach Andrew Sadowski said. Worysz's second assist came during the last goal of the game, when he played a cross in front of the net for Peter Fouchet, who gave Southold a 5-1 lead with seven minutes left.