Gabbie McKay, at right, won the 200-meter race at Amityville, and Cecilia Blowe, at left, was third.
Jacqui Thorsen, one of those who are providing their coach, Caitlin King, with a strong offense this spring, was failed by a lefty goalie in a recent scrimmage here with Mattituck. Jack Graves
"They swam their hearts out and when they weren’t competing they were cheering each other on.”
Kara Lynn Joyce, a three-time Olympian, oversaw two days of clinics for the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter’s youth swim team, the Hurricanes, before they swam in last weekend’s state meet.
Julia Brierley, above, broke Georgie Bogetti’s state meet record in the 200-yard individual medley, and, below, was a member, along with Cecilia De Havenon, Carly Drew, and Maggie Purcell, of the record-breaking open 200 medley relay team.
Chasen Dubs won the 13-to-14-year-old 200 individual medley, was the runner-up in the 100 freestyle, and was third in the 50 free. Christopher Dubs Photos
It was the ninth state championship for Bridgehampton, which has 40-some students in its high school, and its first since 1998
The Killer Bees’ coach, Carl Johnson, said returning to Glens Falls (after a 17-year absence) was “like going home.”
How sweet it was: The Killer Bees celebrated after winning on Saturday their ninth state Class D championship.
Tylik Furman, whose father, Charles, was on the last Bee team to make it upstate, in 1998, played a key role in Bridgehampton’s man-for-man “Bee-fense” in the final.
Josh Lamison and Elijah Jackson made the going tough for a New York Mills guard, Luke Sunderlin.Craig Macnaughton Photos
Josh Lamison, the Bees’ strong inside man, held his own versus Moriah’s taller players, finishing with 19 points and 13 rebounds.
Elijah Jackson, who hit three 3-pointers in the final, cheered on Bridgehampton’s subs in the final minute of Friday’s semifinal. Joe Zucker, one of Carl Johnson’s assistants, was at left. Craig Macnaughton
Talik Furman, left, and Josh Lamison celebrate winning the New York State Class D Championship on Saturday.
Charles Manning Jr. led with 31 points. Craig Macnaughton
Photos by Craig Macnaughton
Elijah Jackson (23) and his Bridgehampton Killer Bee teammates (Matt Hostetter is in the background) made the going rough for the Livingston Manor Wildcats in Friday’s Southeast regional playoff game at Selden.
Charles Manning Jr., with the ball above, led the Bees Friday with 21 points, 13 rebounds, and 12 steals. Craig Macnaughton