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Whatever else happened sportswise last week, we’ll always have Thursday.
Hordes of runners, almost 700 of them, turned out in Sag Harbor for Saturday’s Katy’s Courage 5K, and a Shelter Island High School freshman, Kal Lewis, won it, in 16 minutes and 25.57 seconds.
Caroline Cashin, who, with her husband, Ed, oversees Truth Training, a fitness studio in East Hampton, and who recently ran in the Boston Marathon (as did another East Hamptoner, Britton Bistrian), was not feeling worse for the wear, she said, at the studio last Thursday.
Mohamed Nabil, a 25-year-old native of Alexandria, Egypt, who last fall defeated the world’s 50th-ranked player, Chris Gordon, in an exhibition match at the Southampton Recreation Center, has brought the same energy he displays on the court to building the program at S.Y.S.’s Elmaleh Stanton Squash Center.
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A winning streak, a winning streak. The East Hampton High School softball team this past week strung two wins together, defeating Hampton Bays 8-5 in extra innings on Saturday and following up on Monday with a 5-2 win over Harborfields, improving as a result to 4-5 in league play.
Spring having arrived, Marcelo Merchan has delivered on his vow last fall to field at least three youth soccer teams that would vie under East Hampton’s banner in the Long Island Junior Soccer League.
Last fall, after it became known that the Montauk Rugby Club had squeaked into the Empire Geographic Region’s playoffs’ top eight — as the seventh seed — Charlie Collins, a club spokesman, said he thought the Sharks could make a run.
East Hampton High’s baseball team was still looking for its first win as of earlier this week, having been outscored 36-1 in the three games with Shoreham, a team that Vinny Alversa, East Hampton’s coach, thinks may well win a state championship, and also this past week the boys and girls lacrosse teams had their moments in games they were to lose.
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Three East Hampton Football Club players, namely Julian Barahona, Antonio Padilla, and Xavi Piedra Martel, figured prominently in the indoor soccer finals played at the Sportime Arena in Amagansett Saturday night.
Tom Cohill, who coaches the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter’s youth swim team, the Hurricanes, said on his return from the Y nationals in Greensboro, N.C., this week that his six competitors — Maggie Purcell, Sophia Swanson, Julia Brierley, Maddie Jones, Caroline Oakland, and Cecilia De Havenon — all had done well, especially Purcell, who became...