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“It was a great game — I’m proud of them”
Andre Cherrington, taking a handoff from Cort Heneveld, was among the Bonackers who played hard in Saturday’s loss. Jack Graves Photo

The Bonackers, who often have been late starters this fall, lost no time on Friday, scoring two goals within the first several minutes
Donte Donegal’s header, above, was one of three chances East Hampton had in the first half of the Bayport game that hit the posts. Jack Graves

In paddle, finesse and strategy trump power
Marie Minnick, a platform tennis pro at four clubs here, and her husband, Peter, showed some of E.H.I.T.’s clinic-takers how the game was played Sunday morning. Jack Graves

“It’s been a really gratifying year coaching-wise"
The golf team, while not the juggernaut it’s been in the past, has been “a pleasure to coach,” Claude Beudert said. Jack Graves

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Both the East Hampton boys and girls cross-country teams won
Bracketed by Westhampton Beach’s Graham Brown and Sayville’s Kiernan Harrison, Adam Cebulski headed for the finish. Jack Graves

‘A fantastic time,’ all things considered
He did the full, she did the half, and the bridesmaids did the 5K. Jack Graves

Two teams that had been sailing along stumbled Monday.
Esteban Valverde and his teammates have been coming on in the second halves of games, but got started too late at Amityville. Jack Graves

A featured match at the Scottsdale, Ariz., polo championships on Oct. 20.

"We knew what they’d do, and we were in position, but their front line dominated our front line.”
How ‘bout them special teams? Johnny Pizzo’s long kickoff runback set up East Hampton’s first score. Jack Graves