East Hampton High’s girls 200-yard medley relay team made a splash in the county meet’s first event at Suffolk Community College-Brentwood Saturday by taking third place among the 18 entries in a state-qualifying time of 1 minute and 51.20 seconds.
Kevin Barry, the East Hampton High School boys cross-country coach, told his charges to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate in the two days leading up to Friday’s county meet at Sunken Meadow State Park, and the first sign he had, he said, that it would be a good day “was when we had to make a pit stop on the way there. They listened!”
Kevin Bunce continues to be excited about the under-19 rugby side he’s been coaching — a side, by the way, that has yet to be defeated in three or four outings, the latest of which was Saturday at Stony Brook University, where his 7’s team ran over its North Shore Rugby Club’s counterparts 55-5.
Spurred on by a phalanx of Bleacher Creatures, a buoying crowd that included football and girls volleyball players, the East Hampton High School boys volleyball team overcame an 0-2 deficit to force a decisive fifth set in a firstround Class B playoff match at Sayville last Thursday.
The postseason went swimmingly for three of East Hampton High’s 10 fall sports entries this past week as the boys cross-country team outleaned BayportBlue Point, as it were, by 1 point, for its first league and division championships since 2002, as Stephen Kane and Turner Foster finished first and third in the League VIII golf tournament, and as...