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Walter Banfield, a Springs summer resident who recently became the national lightweight under-23 champion, has rowed for several summers with Lee Oldak’s Sag Harbor Rowing Club.
Joe Broderick was the winning pitcher.
Romulo Tubatan, Cristian Rios paced the Painters
Romulo Tubatan, 39, at right, played with great energy on offense and defense in Bateman Painting’s 2-1 semifinal win over Tortorella Pools at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on July 20.
Bill Miller’s players avenged a 9-1 regular-season-ending loss to Maidstone Market by defeating the Market 4-1 in a 7-on-7 league playoff semifinal on July 20. Craig Macnaughton
A point-to-point 5K, in 59 minutes and 52 seconds
The two winners, Michal Petrzela and David Powers, watched each other for an hour in the ocean Saturday morning inasmuch as Powers breathed to the right and Petrzela to the left.
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An 18-mile, open-ocean stand-up paddleboarding and kayaking event
Four Bridgehampton School teachers signed up for Paddlers for Humanity’s annual Block Island Challenge to thank the organization for its support of the school. From left are Tom House, Jeff Neubauer, and David Holmes. Not pictured is Kameron Kaiser.
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Winning at the Main Beach invitational lifeguard tournament last Thursday
Nina Piacentine, above, and Marikate Ryan represented the East Hampton Town women’s B team in the rescue board relay at last Thursday’s lifeguard tournament at East Hampton’s Main Beach.
The East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue Squad’s “Legends” team comprised, kneeling from left, James Amaden, Mike Bottini, and Mike Bahel, and, standing, Sean Knight, David Rossano, Jay Charron, Mike Forst, Scott Bradley, Brian Hensler, Tim Treadwell, and Eric Bramoff. Durell Godfrey
Film could draw attention, money to hoops charity
Taylor Sharp, whose “Hoops Africa: Ubuntu Matters” documentary may introduce Mark Crandall’s Hoops 4 Hope mentoring organization to a broader audience, hopes that Watida Mokukula, Zimbabwe’s best junior basketball player, may continue his schooling here.
The cellar dwellers
Connie Mabry says she’ll hang up the spikes this year, capping a 44-year women’s slow-pitch career.