Sports Briefs 07.24.14

Local sports notes

Monster Help

Morgan Neff, who joined Robert Fischer of Fischer Fencing as the chief builders of the 15-foot “Montauk Monster” at the Montauk School’s ball field, where a collegiate wood bat team, the Montauk Mustangs, has been playing this summer, said this week that there were others who helped as well, including Bistrian Gravel, which donated the cement, Robert Schmitter, who trucked the cement to the site, and Mike Ciccariello.

Breakwater Sailors

Five Breakwater Yacht Club boats, including the winner, Jim Vos’s Skoot, and the runner-up, Donald Filippelli’s Caminos, placed highly in the North American J 109 championships in Newport, R.I., last week.

The other Breakwater boats were Greg Ames and Steve Kenny’s Gossip (eighth), William Rogers’s Big Boat (ninth), and Ray Pepi’s Cleo (13th).

Cricket on S.I.

A cricket match is to be played as a benefit for the Shelter Island Ambulance Corps on a field adjacent to the Island Boat Yard on Shelter Island Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A kids cricket game will be played during the lunch break, from noon to 1 p.m.

Travis Field Tourney

The seventh Travis Field memorial softball tournament is to be held between next Thursday and Aug. 3, a Sunday, at the Terry King ball field in Amagansett. The proceeds are to go to the Travis Field Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Polo Begins

The Bridgehampton Polo Club season began Saturday with a game between White Birch (Matias Sosa, Hilario Ulloa, Mariano Aguerre, and Peter Brant) and K.I.G. (Bash Kazi, Nacho Figueras, Guille Aguero, and Tomas Garcia del Rio), which White Birch won 16-8.

This Saturday, C.T.-Energia (Alessandro Bazzoni, Nick Manifold, Joao Paulo Ganon, and Kris Kampsen) is to play K.I.G. at the Two Trees Stables pitch off Bridgehampton’s Hayground Road at 4 p.m.

Rotary Road Races

The East Hampton Rotary Club will hold 10K and 5K road races at Fresh Pond Park in Amagansett on Saturday, Aug. 2. Runners can register online through islandrunning.net.

Women’s Slow-Pitch Playoffs

The P.B.A. swept two games from Bono Plumbing to advance to the final of the East Hampton Town women’s slow-pitch softball league’s playoffs last week, by scores of 9-4 and 7-1. A deciding game in the Provisions-Groundworks series, tied at 1-1, was to have been played at the Terry King ball field in Amagansett Tuesday. The best-of-five final series will either begin tonight or Tuesday.