Conditioning should start long before the sport starts
Erik Fredrickson believes in balancing the decelerating as well as the accelerating muscles.

The win kept the 4-5 Cosmos on a playoff pace
Howard Wood thinks that Sophia DePasquale, right, and her fellow underclasswomen are a year away. Craig Macnaughton

The reported score was 91-74, though the Bonackers, coached by Craig Brierley and Brian Cunningham, “exhibitioned,” which is to say forwent points, in some events.
Thomas Brierley set a team record in the 100-yard butterfly in last week’s meet at the Y with Harborfields. Craig Macnaughton

Seeded second, Escobar edged the top seed, Hills East’s Jack Scurti, 1-0 in the final
Despite giving away about 40 pounds, Richie Browne won by pin at 285 in Friday’s meet here with Sayville. Craig Macnaughton

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“we’re doing all right — we had a good week, with wins over Shelter Island, Greenport, and Knox. . . . Southold, Stony Brook, and us should make the playoffs.”
Bill McKee, who coaches Bonac’s boys basketball team, says the inside play of Thomas Nelson (23), reaching for the ball at right, and Brendan Hughes (22) continues to improve. Craig Macnaughton

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Kenny Wood (44) and his East Hampton teammates were to go on to win a state championship 25 years ago, in 1989. Jack Graves

A clutch performance by a freshman, Ivan Guazhambo, at 106 pounds.
Luciano Escobar got 6 points for East Hampton in Friday’s match here with Westhampton Beach at 160 pounds.
Josh King was another Bonac winner in the Westhampton Beach match, by way of a first-period pin at 285.
Three generations of McGowins were among the spectators at Friday’s wrestling match with Westhampton Beach here. Kyle McGowin, center, who pitched Savannah State to its first-ever Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference baseball championship and regional Division 1 N.C.A.A. bid, was a first-team all-American, and was the Los Angeles Angels’ fourth pick in the major league baseball draft. With him at the meet were his grandfather Rob, and his father, Shaun. Jack Graves Photos

“Ah, that’s what I like to see,” said the former pro, relishing the balanced scoring
Carley Seekamp, in action above earlier this season, scored 11 points in the nonleague game played here Saturday with Westhampton Beach. Jack Graves