Sports Briefs 10.03.13

Local sports notes

Serpent’s Back
    The Serpent’s Back duathlon — a 12.5-mile mountain bike leg bracketed by two two-and-a-half-mile trail runs — will be held Sunday at the Edward V. Ecker Preserve off Montauk’s Navy Road. Mike Bahel, who oversees it, said the race is to begin at 10 a.m.

Surf Contest
    Espo’s Surf & Sport and the Atlantic Terrace Beach Resort at 21 Surfside Drive in Montauk are holding an Eastern Surfing Association contest at the resort Saturday and Sunday. Atlantic Terrace, where a dinner will be held Saturday, has put up $5,000 in prize money. The contest is open to male and female surfers of all ages.

MightyMan Results
    Patrick Wheeler, 28, of Worcester, Mass., won Event Power’s MightyMan half-Ironman race in Montauk Sunday in 4 hours, 16 minutes, and 33 seconds. The MightyMan Olympic triathlon that day was won by Ryan Siebert, 22, of Patchogue, in 2:05:23, with David Powers, 46, of Wainscott, second, in 2:06:03. On Saturday, Siebert was the runner-up to Mark Bruce of Bromley, Ky., in the MightyMan Sprint triathlon. Thomas Brierley, 17, of East Hampton, placed seventh, William Garry, 54, of Montauk, was ninth, and Teague Costello, 17, of Wainscott was 11th. 

Hall of Fame Tix
    Tickets are on sale at the East Hampton High School athletic office for the Hall of Fame breakfast and ceremony on Oct. 12. The inductees will be Sandy Fleischman-Richman, Melanie Anderson, Lara DeSanti-Siska, Mylan Le-Eckardt, Anthony Gilliam, Kim Hren, William Myrick, Eric Kaufman, Mike Burns, Richard Cooney Sr., Mark Ryan Jr., John Gilmartin, and Harry O’Rourke, as well as the 1976-77 boys basketball team and the 1965 football team.