"When you’re swimming in the ocean you’re at one with nature, you’re really a part of nature."
Everything was fine . . . until it wasn’t. Amanda Foscolo

Baseball, behind Hunter Fromm, began well
E. Bistrian (13) controlled the draws for East Hampton in most of the second half of the Bonackers’ home opener with Deer Park. Craig Macnaughton
Sam Merritt has been pitching phenomenally, her coach, Kathy Amicucci, has said. Craig Macnaughton

The meet drew 15 entries, including a number of Division I and II teams
The Old Montauk Athletic Club’s team (Erik Engstrom, Kevin Barry, Sharon McCobb, Paul Hamilton, and Mike Monahan) topped 60-plus relay teams in Sunday’s Paumanok Pursuit, which spanned Rocky Point and the Sears-Bellows Park in Hampton Bays. Dave Gatz
Tyra Stewart (above), Ania Hughes, Lillie Minskoff, and Allura Leggard placed fourth in the Lindenhurst Relays’ 4-by-100 competition. Ricci Paradiso

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A 6-4 score over Southampton here Saturday
Curt Matthews, a freshman who got the start in Saturday’s scrimmage with Southampton, is one of a half-dozen competitive pitchers East Hampton has this spring. Craig Macnaughton
Will Mackin, Bonac’s cleanup hitter, drove in four runs in a 6-4 scrimmage “win” here over Southampton Saturday. Craig Macnaughton

"A very good group, and none are graduating.”
From the left, the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter Hurricanes’ national qualifiers are Caroline Oakland, Sophia Swanson, Julia Brierley, Cecilia De Havenon, Maggie Purcell, and Maddie Jones. Jack Graves

A win-win situation for all the players involved
Bruce Cotter and Bubby busy themselves with running three South Fork gyms, in East Hampton, Sag Harbor, and Southampton. Jack Graves

East Hampton High’s girls and boys track teams came up just short
T.J. Paradiso, with Robert Weiss in the background, won the 400 and was a member of the winning 4-by-400 relay team in last week’s meet at Shoreham. Ricci Paradiso Photos
Danny Soto provides East Hampton’s boys team with strength in the sprints and jumps.
Erik Engstrom cruised to wins in the 1,600 and 3,200 at Shoreham.

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