Liana Paradiso ran the challenging 5K course in 21 minutes and 39.88 seconds
Erik Engstrom, second from the right, was to finish third (and thus qualify for Saturday’s state meet) in the county Class B boys 5K championship race at Sunken Meadow Friday. Craig Macnaughton

The team, which is the top seed in the county’s Class B, or Division II, bracket, played on all cylinders that afternoon
Brady Yusko and Robert Anderson played solidly in Monday’s Class B semifinal win here over Sayville, as did their teammates. Craig Macnaughton

“We decided to err on the side of caution,”
John Walters, the Bonac jayvee’s quarterback, is among those who want to keep playing and can be found tossing the ball around most every day at the high school. Craig Macnaughton

"It’s almost become expected that every year we’ll be in the postseason because of the strength of our program."
In the end, the lessons learned from having played on a championship-caliber team would prove to be more important than the winning and the losing, East Hampton’s coach, Kathy McGeehan, said following Saturday’s playoff loss to John Glenn. Craig Macnaughton

“A fine end to a successful season,”

Local sports schedule

The soccer team, which shut out Amityville 3-0, starts to celebrate. Craig Macnaughton
The boys volleyball team won three straight, 25-15, 25-23, 25-23.Craig Macnaughton
The soccer team celebrates a big win. John Musnicki
Max Learner's header to break the ice and go 1 up in the first half.John Musnicki

A hard-fought 32-29 win over the New York R.C. at East Hampton’s Herrick Park
Gordon Trotter assured the Sharks of an undefeated fall campaign when he scored a try in the final moments of Saturday’s rugby game here with the New York R.C. Craig Macnaughton

King’s Bonac crew is battle tested
Jonathan Chunchi, the right wing, at left, is always a threat to score for East Hampton. Craig Macnaughton
Kevron Palmer, at left, has made valuable contributions in coming off the bench this fall. Craig Macnaughton