A 44-19 rout
Brenden Mott, with the ball, reeled off big gainers Saturday, but, in the end, the New Haven Old Black Rugby Club wore Montauk down and prevailed. Craig Macnaughton

Bonackers in the running
East Hampton’s team this season comprises, from left, Stephen Kane, Ryan White, Turner Foster, Nate Wright, Kevin Boles, Tyler Chittavong, Luke Vaziri, and Hunter Medler. Coach Claude Beudert is at right. Jack Graves
Liana Paradiso, left, a sophomore, has been the East Hampton High School girls cross-country team’s number-one runner this fall. She placed 17th in a field of 140 in Saturday’s Nassau Coaches’ meet’s 5K at Bethpage State Park in 21 minutes and 29 seconds. Erik Eng­strom, right, leads the way. Ricci Paradiso

­Christine Sampson

James Stanis, one of East Hampton’s powerful hitters, unleashed one during last Thursday’s win in five here over Commack. Craig Macnaughton

East Hampton was 3-0 in League III as of Monday
Craig Brierley, the girls swimming team’s head coach, said he had an idea during the preseason workouts at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter and at the Maidstone Club that this team would be the program’s best thus far. Christina Brierley

Controversial calls went against the visitors
Brandon Johnson totaled 307 yards rushing, returning, passing, and receiving at Saturday’s game at McGann-Mercy High School in Riverhead. Jack Graves
Jordan Johnson, with 220 total yards, and his fellow running back, and first cousin, Brandon, whose total was 307, were two of the reasons why Saturday’s game at Mercy was so riveting. Jack Graves

Local sports history

“We were ranked 18th in the state going into it, but now I think we’ll be back up in the top 10,”
Erik Engstrom, left, and his teammates are beginning to peak at the right time, their coach, Kevin Barry, said this week. Ricci Paradiso
Southampton’s goalie came under a lot of pressure from East Hampton’s forwards near the end of regulation in Friday’s game here, but the Mariners were to win 2-1 in the first 7-on-7 overtime period. Jack Graves

Local sports schedule

Though Hurricane Joaquin had turned out to sea, the resulting winds made passing for both teams an adventure.
Jordan Johnson had a 21-yard run to his credit in East Hampton’s homecoming loss to Center Moriches on Saturday. Craig Macnaughton