"its uptempo style and ball-hawking defense that produced tons of turnovers."
Roger Golden and his two all-state guards, Carl Johnson and Wayne Hopson, experienced a singular season in 1980 that included a state Super 16 win over previously undefeated Our Saviour Lutheran of the Bronx. Johnson, who credits his late mentor with having got him into coaching, heads the Killer Bees now.
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East Hampton-Bridgehampton will remain in Division IV
Erik Engstrom and Allura Leggard are to go to the state meets
T.J. Calabrese, East Hampton’s butterflier, was one of those who lowered his times in the county boys swimming meet.
Defeat Shelter Island for the third straight time
Tylik Furman, Bridgehampton’s senior point guard, and his Killer Bee teammates want to win another state title.
Elijah Jackson, at left, who led the Bees with 27 points, hardly missed in Saturday’s county Class D championship game. Craig Macnaughton
The Class A final is Friday at Selden
Brandon Johnson has been a force inside for East Hampton High’s boys basketball team this season.
Jack Reese’s dribbling dexterity while under pressure reminded the photographer of the Harlem Globetrotters. Craig Macnaughton
Killer Bees swat Stony Brook
Jamari Gant (11), contesting a rebound above, was one of 11 Killer Bees who saw action in Saturday’s 100-39 rout of Stony Brook in the Beehive.
Saturday’s game at Bridgehampton High School marked the last appearance there of the boys basketball team’s seniors, Josh Lamison (above), Tylik Furman, Matt Hostetter, and Jamari Gant. Craig Macnaughton
Desperately seeking Biddy basketball girls and boys
Cecilia Blowe, shooting at right, and her Bonac teammates have gone winless this season, though their coach, Howard Wood, says “they’re a great group.”
Howard Wood, at left, who coaches the East Hampton High School girls basketball team, handed out roses to his seniors before their home finale last Thursday. Craig Macnaughton