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Nina Piacentine is within shouting distance of her mother’s record in the 1,500-meter racewalk. Ricci Paradiso

Girls lacrosse, which had been coming on of late, going 4-1 after beginning the season at 1-4, lost 12-10 at Kings Park
Ali Harned, East Hampton’s shortstop, is the sole senior starter in Lou Reale’s softball lineup. Craig Macnaughton
Jack Schleicher, with the ball above, treated the boys lacrosse team to a rare lead eight minutes into the first quarter of last Thursday’s game here with Eastport-South Manor. Jack Graves
Danny Soto, at left, has been one of Luis Morales’s top performers this spring. Ricci Paradiso

Maddie Schenck was the hitting heroine as she went 3-for-3 with three runs batted in
Maddie Schenck, who’s behind the plate for East Hampton this season, is a player to watch, though she’s only a ninth grader. Jack Graves
Maddie Schenck doubled twice in the 4-2 win here over Rocky Point on April 14, clearing the bases with her second one in the fifth inning. Jack Graves

South Fork students, teachers, and parents have flocked to Katy’s Courage, now in its fifth year
East Hampton High’s runners, numbering 23 girls and 8 boys, turned out for the Katy’s Courage 5K in Sag Harbor Saturday. Craig Macnaughton
Patricia Fall Salamy, of Springs, was the women’s winner, in 20:41. Craig Macnaughton

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The girls lacrosse team improved its record to 3-4, defeating Deer Park 17-8 and John Glenn 16-12
Friday’s meet here with Westhampton Beach marked the first time that Dana Cebulski, at right, who’s rehabbed a foot injury, competed full-out. Liana Paradiso is at left. Ricci Paradiso

Mike Ritsi’s team defeated the Warriors 7-6 and 11-5 earlier in the week before losing 6-5 at Amityville Friday.
Philippe Zablotsky, a sophomore, made his debut on the mound for the Bonackers here on April 15 and went all the way in the 11-5 win. Jack Graves

East Hampton High’s boys tennis and track teams pushed to the fore
Katie Brierley, with the ball, and her East Hampton High School girls lacrosse team teammates were bested 18-10 by Westhampton Beach here Friday, which dropped them to 1-4 on the season. Winless Deer Park is to play here today. Jack Graves
Erik Engstrom grabbed the lead early in the second lap and won in a walk. Jack Graves

Montauk Rugby Club was outscored 35-10 by the New York Rugby Club
Brenden Mott, above, and Connor Miller gave the Montauk Rugby Club hope in the final minutes of the first half of Saturday’s playoff game here, but the New York R.C. wound up winning 35-10. Morgan McGivern
The New York Rugby Club’s defense was said to have been more organized than Montauk’s, an example of which can be seen above. The mostly obscured ball carrier was Ryan Borowsky. Jack Graves