Pierson rout signals team will ‘be a tough out’
Bridgehampton’s Matt Hostetler, shooting a 3-pointer in the school’s compact gym, had a career night Friday against the Pierson Whalers. Jack Graves
Charles Manning and Josh Lamison were loose before the game against their Sag Harbor rivals. At left was Max Cheng. Jack Graves

East Hampton’s guards in its three-man backcourt had their hands full all night
Kevin Fee, the Bonackers’ point guard, handled Amityville’s hounding press well at home Monday night. Craig Macnaughton

When the teams returned for the third quarter, Rocky Point kicked it up a notch, and, all of a sudden, East Hampton found itself in trouble
Kyle McKee, an East Hampton guard and the coach’s son, had 8 assists in a 14-point win over Rocky Point on Dec. 9. Craig Macnaughton

Yani Cuesta thought her charges would stand a good chance at winning the league meet at the end of January

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East Hampton beat Westhampton Beach 45-27 in the consolation game
Kevin Fee, with the ball, and his East Hampton teammates were hounded all night by Sean Sloane and his fellow Whalers, who prevailed 62-59 in a Kendall Madison Tip-Off Classic first-round game here Friday. Craig Macnaughton

All three teams are at or very near the top
Kyle DeRosa, at right, played a strong second half Sunday for the East Hampton Football Club. Craig Macnaughton

The wrestlers are to debut at East Hampton’s 39th Frank (Sprig) Gardner tournament Saturday
Good things are expected of Luciano Escobar, facing the camera, this season, as is the case with a half dozen other seniors on East Hampton High School’s wrestling team. Jack Graves
Sean Zay, Steve Tseperkas’s assistant, said during Monday’s practice that just about all of East Hampton’s wrestlers will compete in the Frank (Sprig) Gardner tournament here Saturday. Jack Graves

Kevin Barron, Pierson’s coach, was rather pleased with what he saw that night
Erica Selyukova (15), defending East Hampton’s Alana Ellis above, will again be a force underneath for the Pierson-Bridgehampton girls basketball team. Jack Graves

The youth tourney was sponsored by the East Hampton Kiwanis and Rotary Clubs
Dylan Fee, with the ball above, was one of four East Hamptoners who were named to Slamming Santa’s third-and-fourth-grade all-tournament team. Jack Graves