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Nick West and Camilo Godoy following the 4-2 loss. Craig Macnaughton

Penultimate step to first-ever state final
Nick West, vying for the ball above with Jamesville-DeWitt’s goalkeeper, scored two goals in the first half of a state Class A semifinal at Middletown High School Saturday. Esteban Valverde added another one in the second half on the way to a 3-0 win. Craig Macnaughton

Erik Engstrom ran the 5K Bowdoin Park course in 16 minutes and 43.2 seconds
Erik Engstrom hasn’t quite finished the cross-country season yet. Craig Macnaughton

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Bonac fans brought props to the games.Craig Macnaughton
Fans from East Hampton cheered on the team.Craig Macnaughton
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Esteban ValverdeCraig Macnaughton
The boys celebrated their big win on the field.Craig Macnaughton

Kyle Solomon, left, and Cory Lillie are to begin coaching in the coming weeks at the Buckskill Winter Club the first East Hampton-based travel hockey team since the 1940s.

After the winning goal Sunday, the team was ecstatic. John Musnicki
John Musnicki

A first-time ever berth in the New York State Final Four this weekend
Two more steps to go. Craig Macnaughton
Nick West’s goals treated East Hampton to its first-ever Long Island championship Sunday. Craig Macnaughton

‘We controlled the game from start to finish’
The boys beat Comsewogue 1-0, thanks to Camillo Godoy’s goal in the 54th minute. Craig Macnaughton