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Friday was a good day for the Bonackers
Three Bonackers, T.J. Paradiso, Josh Dempsey, and Geo Espinoza trailed the eventual runner-up, Miller Place’s Tom Schott, up Snake Hill as Schott was losing ground to Bonac’s Erik Engstrom. Jack Graves
By the time he was about to cross the finish line at Sunken Meadow, Erik Engstrom had left everyone in the Class B race in the dust. Jack Graves

“It was our first 7s match, and the kids did great”
The 7’s under-19 side Kevin Bunce took with him to Stony Brook University Saturday included Kevin Bunce Jr., kneeling, Shane McCann, Harvey Foulser, Roman Brown, Spencer Card, Eric Sallinger, Axel Alanis, Jake Brown, and Luis Idrovo. Alex Tacuri, who is not pictured, also played. Kevin Bunce Sr.

“They left it all out on the court — I was so proud of them”
Sayville’s junior outside hitter, Michael Steck, at left, was a thorn in Bonac’s side throughout the Class B semifinal. Craig Macnaughton


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The East Hampton boys cross-country team, by a score of 38-39, edged Bayport-Blue Point for the League VI championship
The boys cross-country team has been getting in some speed work at East Hampton High School’s track this week in preparation for the county meet at Sunken Meadow State Park tomorrow. Jack Graves
East Hampton’s league and division championship squad includes, from left, with its coach, Kevin Barry, Robert Weiss, Evan Menelaws, Jake Talmage, Jamie Aries, Jimmy Makrianes, Eric Perez, Nick Pucci, Geo Espinoza, Erik Sanchez, T.J. Paradiso, Ryan Fowkes, Erik Engstrom, Jackson Rafferty, Anthony Franzone, Luke Tyrell, Kyle McKee, Erick Lopez, Ethan McCormac, and Derek Adamcewicz. Missing from the photo are Paul Hamilton, Barry’s assistant coach, Kurt Adamcewicz, Max Bahi, Josh Dempsey, and Avery Martinsen. Ricci Paradiso

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J.V. revels in a 50-8 romp over Wyandanch
Noah Lappin (32), a sophomore running back, made himself known almost immediately in Saturday’s junior varsity game here with Wyandanch. Jack Graves
Joe McKee, the varsity’s head coach, encouraged the jayvee players following their 50-8 win over Wyandanch Saturday to work hard so that the varsity would go 6-2 next year rather than 2-6. Jack Graves
Rather than hang their heads, the visitors happily jumped into a photo.