East Hampton High’s boys and girls winter track teams diverged this past Saturday — most of the girls going to a developmental meet at St. Anthony’s with their coach, Yani Cuesta, while Bill Herzog, the boys coach, took five girls and five boys to the Hispanic Games at the 168th Street Armory in New York City.
Young East Hampton swimmers competed in three different pools this past week — the high school’s boys varsity at Hauppauge High School on Jan. 6, and Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter Hurricane contingents at the University of Maryland’s Winterfest and at the Flushing Y.M.C.A. over the weekend.
Though East Hampton High’s winter track coaches, Bill Herzog and Yani Cuesta, continued to lament this week the fact that a number of their charges absented themselves during the holiday break, both had some good things to say concerning recent meets.
Josh King, East Hampton High’s 285-pounder, won that class in the Sal DiFazio holiday wrestling tournament at Half Hollow Hills East High School on Dec. 30, decisioning Kings Park’s Matt Guercio 3-2 in the final.
An anonymous donor has made an offer to pay for a new pool and associated improvements at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter. A deal would be complicated by the facility's complex ownership and management structure.
The East Hampton High School boys basketball team, which won the Eastern Long Island Approved Basketball Officials' Holiday Classic tournament are "ready for the league season," the Bonackers' coach, Bill McKee, said on the eve of the new year.
The Bonackers took on another previously undefeated team at the high school on Dec. 22, but Mount Sinai was no Bayport-Blue Point.
Which isn’t to say the Mustangs, who came in at 3-0, were bad. They were stingy defensively, though they didn...