Yonas Mebrahtu, 26, a native of Eritrea, won Saturday’s Shelter Island 10K in 29 minutes and 6 seconds
Meb Keflezighi, an American citizen who with his family emigrated from Eritrea to California in 1987, told young runners the day before the race that in this country their dreams could become reality.
Meb Keflezighi, who won the Boston Marathon in April, posed at the 10K finish line with a young Bonac trio — Erik Engstrom, Jackson Rafferty, and Eric Perez — who had heard him and Joan Benoit Samuelson tell their stories at the Shelter Island School’s auditorium the day before. Jack Graves
‘Most other teams don’t travel well, but we do’
Olger (Quique) Araya, making a save above, wasn’t much tested in the first game of June 18’s 7-on-7 league tripleheader as Hampton F.C.-Bill Miller shut out Bateman Painting 7-0.
Defeats the Gig Shack 15-3
Hail, hail, the gang’s all here . . . though before things got too cozy, Groundworks’ Michelle Grant made sure P.B.A.’s Julie Morgan was out.
“We’re 2-0 against Riverhead now,” said Szafarski, evidence that the Mustangs, who were 6-9 as of that day, can play with anyone
The race was a fund-raiser for Theresa Roden’s “transformation through triathlon” I-Tri program
The winner was Michael Petrzela, in 35 minutes and 7.14 seconds.
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The East Hampton Football Club won the D3 State Cup by defeating Floral Park 5-1
While the East Hampton Football Club was winning on the road last week, at home there was plenty of action. Above, Jonathan Lizano (6) is shown on the way to scoring for Bateman Painting in its 7-on-7 game with Cuenca F.C. at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on June 11.
The East Hampton Football Club boasts a 27-0 record.
Races, benefits, paddleboarding, and lifeguarding
Stony Hill’s pony drill team went through its paces at the stables in Amagansett Saturday afternoon in preparation for this Saturday’s scholarship benefit.
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