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Southampton's Shelby Pierson and Pierson's Kirra McGowin battle (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Southampton's Shelby Pierson and Pierson's Kirra McGowin battle for the ball in the first half of a game. (Oct. 11, 2012)

Southampton 2, Pierson/Bridgehampton 0

Southampton defeated Pierson/Bridgehampton 2-0 in a Suffolk III field hockey game Thursday.

Southampton's Shelby Pierson and Pierson's Kirra McGowin battle
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Southampton's Shelby Pierson and Pierson's Kirra McGowin battle for the ball in the first half of a game. (Oct. 11, 2012)

Pierson's Kasey Gilbride clears the ball upfield in
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Pierson's Kasey Gilbride clears the ball upfield in the first half of a game against Southampton. (Oct. 11, 2012)

Southampton's Keeling Pilaro fires a pass behind Pierson's
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Southampton's Keeling Pilaro fires a pass behind Pierson's India Hemby in the second half of a field hockey game. (Oct. 11, 2012)

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Southampton's Meggie Gallo advances the ball ahead of
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Southampton's Meggie Gallo advances the ball ahead of Pierson's Kirra McGowin in the second half of a field hockey game. (Oct. 11, 2012)

With its goalie out of position, Southampton's Rienna
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

With its goalie out of position, Southampton's Rienna Russo stops a shot by Pierson's Emme Luck in the first half of a field hockey game. (Oct. 11, 2012)

Pierson's Rachel Saidman and Southampton's Chloe Schmidt battle
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Pierson's Rachel Saidman and Southampton's Chloe Schmidt battle for the ball at midfield in the first half of a field hockey game. (Oct. 11, 2012)

Southampton's Keeling Pilaro marks Pierson's India Hemby in
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Southampton's Keeling Pilaro marks Pierson's India Hemby in the second half of a field hockey game. (Oct. 11, 2012)

Pierson goalie Emma Romeo smothers Southampton's Chloe Schmidt's
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Pierson goalie Emma Romeo smothers Southampton's Chloe Schmidt's dribble to the goal in the second half of a game. (Oct. 11, 2012)

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Southampton's Shelby Pierson tries to control the ball
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Southampton's Shelby Pierson tries to control the ball as Pierson's Kirra McGowan, Southampton's Rienna Russo and Pierson goalie Emma Romeo look for the rebound. (Oct. 11, 2012)

Southampton varsity field hockey head coach Kim Hanningan
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Southampton varsity field hockey head coach Kim Hanningan looks on during a game against Pierson. (Oct. 11, 2012)

Southampton's Keeling Pilaro dribbles the ball on his
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Southampton's Keeling Pilaro dribbles the ball on his stick as he moves up the left sideline in the first half of a game against Pierson. (Oct. 11, 2012)

Southampton's Andrea Abbate fires a shot on goal
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Southampton's Andrea Abbate fires a shot on goal off a rebound as fallen Pierson goalie Emma Romeo and Kasey Gilbride defend during a field hockey game. (Oct. 11, 2012)

Southampton's Keara Wood controls the loose ball on
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Southampton's Keara Wood controls the loose ball on an open goal during a game against Pierson. (Oct. 11, 2012)

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Pierson goalie Emma Romeo goes down for the
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Pierson goalie Emma Romeo goes down for the block as Southampton's Andrea Abbate and Pierson's Kasey Gilbride look for the loose ball during a field hockey game. (Oct. 11, 2012)

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