Sports

After defeating two Division I opponents, Longwood and North Babylon, in nonleague games, the boys lost three of their first four Division II contests
Julian McGurn, East Hampton’s number-one, said following his 6-0, 6-0 win over Southampton’s Dylan Blue, “Coach, I needed that.” Craig Macnaughton

The final score was Rocky Point 9, East Hampton 0
Dylan Scheider, at left, who will move from shortstop to third when Ali Harned returns, is one of a number of ninth graders on Lou Reale’s softball team. Craig Macnaughton

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Each team went into the season ranked 17th in their divisions
Maggie Pizzo led East Hampton in its game here with Huntington Friday, with 5 goals and 2 assists. Craig Macnaughton

The group is engaged in an equipment drive to raise money for bicycles, helmets, swimsuits, swim caps, goggles, et cetera.
The I-Tri girls will continue swimming at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter pool on Saturday afternoons through May. Jack Graves

R.J. Etzel said this week that the circumstances surrounding his resignation had led him to conclude that he had been “hung out to dry.”
R.J. Etzel, who returned here to coach East Hampton High’s baseball team after having spent the better part of the past decade in Miami, resigned on March 21 rather than accede to a proposed suspension. Jack Graves

The girls’ win was their first of the season
Kyle McKee went the full seven innings during which he struck out seven in East Hampton’s 3-1 nonleague win over Pierson here Friday. Craig Macnaughton

Strong enough to contend again for the league championship
Jan Menke, a junior from Germany, is playing number-one for the Ross School’s boys tennis team. Jack Graves

"We are all extremely confident in our team as a whole and in our ability to improve.”