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Phil Capra, the Mustangs' catcher, hit two 2-run home runs in Wednesday's 7-4 win over the Westhampton Aviators, and had 12 postseason r.b.i. heading into Friday's championship series rubber game in Westhampton Beach.

Championship series was to have begun Tuesday
Joe Broderick, a Queens College senior from West Islip, on Sunday pitched the Montauk Mustangs into their first-ever Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship series. Craig Macnaughton
Josh Walker

The momentum shift began with a tantalizingly length-of-the-field kick by one of Bill Miller’s defenders, Gerber Garcia
Midway through the second half of the 7-on-7 final, Cristian Rios, Bateman’s goalie, bobbled a long, high-bouncing kick, and Jose Almansa, when the ball hit the ground, tapped it in, treating Hamptons F.C.-Bill Miller to an advantage that it was not to forsake. Craig Macnaughton

Bono Plumbing swept Groundworks, the defending champion
The playoff hopes of Erica Silich, above, and her Groundworks teammates were dealt a severe blow when, in the last game of the regular season, their pitcher, Connie Mabry, took a shot to the shin that sent her to the sidelines. Jack Graves

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Walter Banfield, a Springs summer resident who recently became the national lightweight under-23 champion, has rowed for several summers with Lee Oldak’s Sag Harbor Rowing Club.

Joe Broderick was the winning pitcher. Jack Graves

Romulo Tubatan, Cristian Rios paced the Painters
Romulo Tubatan, 39, at right, played with great energy on offense and defense in Bateman Painting’s 2-1 semifinal win over Tortorella Pools at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on July 20. Craig Macnaughton
Bill Miller’s players avenged a 9-1 regular-season-ending loss to Maidstone Market by defeating the Market 4-1 in a 7-on-7 league playoff semifinal on July 20. Craig Macnaughton

A point-to-point 5K, in 59 minutes and 52 seconds
The two winners, Michal Petrzela and David Powers, watched each other for an hour in the ocean Saturday morning inasmuch as Powers breathed to the right and Petrzela to the left. Jack Graves