It was as hotly contested a final as this writer can remember
A new entry this year, the Hampton F.C.-Bill Miller team won the 7-on-7 league’s playoff trophy by defeating Tortorella Pools 4-3 in the final at East Hampton’s Herrick Park July 17. Craig Macnaughton

The win improved the Fire Department’s record to 8-0, and dropped Sloppy Tuna to 8-2
Elvis Rosario, one of Sloppy Tuna’s sluggers, wasn’t the only one who was induced to loft high flyouts in July 16’s clash between the Montauk league’s division leaders. Jack Graves

Local sports notes
The last stop on the Women’s Doubles Squash Association’s pro tour will be this weekend at the Southampton Recreation Center.

Eickelberg was pleased with his Montauk sprint title defense
His owner didn’t stand a chance in the last few yards up to the finish line at the foot of the Lighthouse. Jack Graves

Local sports schedule

The Mentawais are a vast tropical paradise with Indian Ocean temperatures in the mid-80s
Nick Joeckel found himself in the “green room,” one of many he and 10 friends from Montauk experienced during a surf safari to Indonesia in June. Matt Clark

Open tryouts will be held at the Ross School fields on Aug. 6 and 8
A goal by Stiven Orrego, vaulting over Maidstone Market’s Carlos Torres above, was all that Tortorella Pools needed to upset the 7-on-7 league’s top seed in a semifinal match played at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on July 10. Jack Graves

The I-Tri girls dedicated the event to their late friend and Springs schoolmate Anna Lytton
The youth triathlon is about finishing, and Sara Havens, despite a nasty spill during the bicycle leg, did. Jack Graves

She would very much like to play Division 1 volleyball in college
Katie Brierley Jack Graves

In contention for a state playoff berth
East Hampton’s Little League traveling all-star girls softball team, coached by Rich Swanson, at left, and Matt Ward, right, was still in the Islandwide mix as of earlier this week. Ellen McDonald