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After having dropped three in a row, one of them to a Westhampton Beach team that was a marvel in transition, the East Hampton High School girls lacrosse squad bounced back Monday to defeat Elwood-John Glenn 12-11 in a game that was riveting throughout.
Erik Engstrom, who East Hampton High School’s boys cross-country coach, Kevin Barry, has said is the hardest-working and best runner he’s ever mentored, signed a letter of intent at the high school Friday to attend the University of Massachusetts.
As he did last year, Nick Lemon, 23, won Saturday’s Bridgehampton Half- Marathon, again leaving the sold-out field in the dust, in 1 hour, 10 minutes, and 40 seconds, slightly slower than his 2015 time — and personal record to date — of 1:10:15.
The East Hampton Football Club, despite being pushed around a bit, wound up a 3-0 victor in a Long Island Soccer Football League first division game at the Ross School Sunday afternoon.
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Monday’s 4-3 win here over William Floyd, which assured the East Hampton High School boys tennis team a second-straight undefeated season in league play, at 12-0, was not the nail-biter that the recent match with Westhampton Beach was.
What you’re about to read is not terribly timely, and yet it is.
Bill Herzog, who coaches East Hampton High’s boys track team, was singing the spring vacation blues this past week, bemoaning the fact that of a squad of 36 only 11 had showed up for Saturday’s invitational at Westhampton Beach.