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Kaci Koehne scored Pierson’s first run in the bottom of the fourth, having been driven in by Sam James’s single. Jack Graves

Claude Beudert said the cup, which had “a mystical feel,” was the best thing he’d hugged “since the Missus.” Jack Graves

‘Our goal was to make the playoffs, and we did’
A.J. Bennett, with home runs in the sixth and seventh innings, accounted for six of East Hampton’s seven runs in the playoff opener here with Islip. Jack Graves

The Brothers Charron — Matthew, Bryan, and Jason, seen standing behind Owen McCormack — and, in the front row, their uncle, Victor DiSilvestro of Yarmouth, Me., and Brendan McCormack and Mike and Justin Giffini, combined to do “probably the toughest event on the planet” at Vermont’s Mount Snow in early May.


The “core four” are, from left, Ian Lynch, Cameron Yusko, John Nolan, and Zach Grossman. Missing from the photo are John Pizzo and Jim McMullan. Jack Graves