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"You can’t beat the top Class A team in Suffolk County with what is essentially a junior high team.”
Racquel Burns, a ninth grader who was called up from the vacation-depleted junior varsity this week, played center field in Monday’s game here with Miller Place. Craig Macnaughton

The Mustangs are Montauk’s home team in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League
“Without housing, there’s no team,” Bob Aspenleiter, the Montauk Mustangs’ general manager, said this week. Russell Drumm

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The team has to win 10 games to get into the playoffs
East Hampton had base runners (that’s Ali Harned with her hand on third base above) on in all but the fifth inning of Monday’s game here, but couldn’t score. Craig Macnaughton
Casey Waleko’s back problem has returned, but thus far she’s pitching through it. Craig Macnaughton

Wednesday 7-on-7 league begins this week
Fausto Pintado of the Cosmos, at left, was one of those who scored for the winners in the penalty kick shootout. Craig Macnaughton

Last Thursday’s 6-0 loss here was nothing much to write home about, though the day before, at Miller Place, the home team edged the locals 6-5
Will Mackin, said by his coach, Mike Ritsi, to have good off-speed stuff, started Friday’s game here with Miller Place. Craig Macnaughton
Brendan Hughes hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the fifth inning here Friday, but Miller Place won the game 9-6. Craig Macnaughton

East Hampton was in eighth place in the 23-team power-rated Division II on Monday
Carley Seekamp, who handles the draws for East Hampton, is, along with her sister, Amanda, Maggie Pizzo, Cassidy Walsh, and Jenna Budd, a scoring threat. Craig Macnaughton

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