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Suffolk Class C final: Babylon 1, Pierson 0

Babylon F Bridget McCarthy #8, and Pierson D

Babylon F Bridget McCarthy #8, and Pierson D India Hemby #12 battle for control of the loose ball. (Nov. 8, 2011) Credit: George A. Faella

Babylon upset the defending Long Island Class C champs 1-0 to win the Suffolk Class C field hockey title at Ward Melville.

Babylon D Hannah Wyllie #7, clears the ball
Credit: George A. Faella

Babylon D Hannah Wyllie #7, clears the ball away from Pierson F Bailey Briggs #18. (Nov. 8, 2011)

Babylon M Miranda Richards #5, passes the ball
Credit: George A. Faella

Babylon M Miranda Richards #5, passes the ball upfield against Pierson. (Nov. 8, 2011)

2. Field Hockey — Babylon beats Pierson/Bridgehampton (Nov.
Credit: George A. Faella

2. Field Hockey — Babylon beats Pierson/Bridgehampton (Nov. 8)
Bridget McCarthy scored with 6:47 left in the first half and No. 2 Babylon held on to upset No. 1 Pierson/Bridgehampton, 1-0, in the Suffolk Class C championship. Pierson/Bridgehampton, the heavy favorite, was a state finalist in 2010 while Babylon was making its first playoff appearance since 1997. Dottie Barker made four saves in the shutout.

Pierson F Bailey Briggs #18 clears the ball
Credit: George A. Faella

Pierson F Bailey Briggs #18 clears the ball from Babylon F Claire McCaffery #6, and out of the zone. (Nov. 8, 2011)

Pierson M Kasey Gilbride #11, takes a shot
Credit: George A. Faella

Pierson M Kasey Gilbride #11, takes a shot on the babylon goal in the first half. (Nov. 8, 2011)

Babylon F Bridget McCarthy #8, and Pierson D
Credit: George A. Faella

Babylon F Bridget McCarthy #8, and Pierson D India Hemby #12 battle for control of the loose ball. (Nov. 8, 2011)

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