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The division tournament begins on Friday, May 13
It’s the second year in a row that East Hampton High School’s boys tennis team has gone undefeated in league play. In the front row, from left, are James Fairchild, Ravi MacGurn, Jack Louchheim, Jonny De Groot, and Ben Karlin; in the back row, Hunter Medler, Jaedon Glasstein, Jack Murphy, Julian MacGurn, Jordan Foster, and the coach, Katie Helfand. Jack Graves

The lesson-taker warms up in the middle of the room with iPhone cameras facing the player head-on and down-the-line
Nick Haas, at left, said he saw some good things in John Kernell’s swing, and some things, primarily a flat-shouldered backswing, that needed working on. Jack Graves

Boys track set back by poor attendance at invitational
Charlie DiTullio is pole-vaulting for the East Hampton High School boys track team this spring. He cleared 9 feet 6 inches in the recent win here over Mount Sinai. Craig Macnaughton

A 1-0 win over Forest Park
Play began in the Wednesday evening 7-on-7 league’s spring season at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on April 27. Craig Macnaughton

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A 4-3 squeaker over Westhampton Beach
Jordan Foster, whose net play earned the second doubles team the pivotal point in the match with Westhampton Beach, was greeted as he came off the court with a high-five from his coach, Katie Helfand. Craig Macnaughton
Danny Soto won the long jump on his last try with a leap of 20 feet 71/2 inches in the East Hampton-Mount Sinai boys track meet, which the Bonackers wound up winning 73-70.
Geo Espinoza fended off a late challenge to win the 3,200 race with Mount Sinai here on April 19. Jack Graves

The sport is ‘Not a full-time thing yet’
Noah Avallone has stepped up his game in the past year.
The Avallone kids, Noah and Mariella, are well traveled, as this photo attests. Jack Graves

Lisa Ruiz will soon climb Denali (formerly Mount McKinley) in Alaska
In 12 days Lisa Ruiz is to begin her climb of Denali, “The Great One,” by which time she hopes to have raised $50,000 to go toward sheltering, feeding, and providing health care for low-income New Yorkers. R. Comes