Sports

East Hampton’s men’s A team was the runner-up to the perennial men’s champion, Smith Point, by 2 points
East Hampton’s men’s and women’s A teams won the paddleboard relays at East Hampton’s Main Beach tournament last Thursday. Durell Godfrey
Lucy Kohlhoff, at right, who won the beach flags event for the East Hampton Town women’s A team, has, because of the fall soccer season, had to turn down two invites to world competitions. Craig Macnaughton
T.J. Paradiso won the (2-kilometer) distance run at last Thursday’s Main Beach lifeguard tournament. Jack Graves

East Hampton Football Club’s singular sweep
Maidstone Market’s Ernesto Valverde, with the ball above, and his teammates lost in a shootout with Tortorella Pools in a 7-on-7 semifinal playoff game at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on July 16. Craig Macnaughton
The undefeated East Hampton Football Club celebrated its singular Long Island Soccer Football League season at Corey DeRosa’s house in Sag Harbor Saturday night. Jack Graves

The swimmers had to fight against an outgoing tide in Block Island Sound
It was the fourth straight Sprint triathlon win for Tom Eickelberg, who coaches SUNY Cortland’s swim teams. Jack Graves

A large turnout expected
Lori King, at right, shown with the well-known cold water long-distance swimmer Lynne Cox above, is expected to be one of the contestants in the Montauk Playhouse’s 5K ocean swim Saturday. Jack Graves

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The event, in its fifth year, began with a 300-yard bay swim, which was overseen by East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue Squad members
I-Tri, as seen above, provides a support system in sport, as well as in other areas of life. Craig Macnaughton
The I-Tri wave made some as it entered the water. Craig Macnaughton
Paige Duca, who was third over all, was the Youth Triathlon’s female winner for the second year in a row. Craig Macnaughton

This year’s group was the best in three years
This camp was the best yet, Zach Brenneman, a former Notre Dame all-American midfielder, said. Jack Graves Photos
This year’s 5 and 6-year-olds were said to be all business, eager to learn.

"It’s about swimming together for a great cause.”
Lilah Minetree, Carly Drew, and Amanda Calabrese swam the one-miler with Zach Bogetti, whose father, Jeff, died of brain cancer on May 30. Craig Macnaughton
Georgie Bogetti, at left, a strong long-distance swimmer and surfer — following in her late father’s footsteps in that regard — did the 5K. Craig Macnaughton
Marina Preiss, who will join San Diego State’s women’s swim team soon, and who starred in the 50 and 100-yard freestyle races at East Hampton High School, thinks her college coach may be thinking of her as a long-distance competitor. Jack Graves

“Our attendance has been spectacular. We’ve been getting 80 to 100 at our games.”
Deilyn Guzman was the Mustangs’ hero in Sunday’s first game, treating Montauk to an 11-10 win over the Riverhead Tomcats. Jack Graves