Local sports schedule

Meb Keflezighi, who’s sponsored by the New York Athletic Club, is to run in the Shelter Island 10K on June 21
The night before the Boston Marathon, Liam Adipietro, whose parents help oversee the Shelter Island 10K, said he knew Meb Keflezighi, with whom he’s pictured above, would win if he ran fast. Mary Ellen Adipietro

A rare chance for a winning season looms
Cecilia Blowe, long-jumping above, was among East Hampton’s winners in the Rocky Point meet here on April 22 and also at Bellport on Monday. Jack Graves

The boys also enjoyed a big win this past week, handily defeating Mattituck-Greenport-Southold 13-5 here on April 22
Maggie Pizzo took over the game in the final minutes, scoring the winning goal. Craig Macnaughton
Drew Harvey, a Pierson senior attack, led East Hampton in its 13-5 win over Mattituck-Southold-Greenport with five goals and four assists. Craig Macnaughton

For three wonderful innings on Friday, East Hampton was in the game
Peter Shilowich went all the way on the mound for the Bonackers in the second game with Bayport, pitching creditably. Jack Graves

“We jumped out to a 7-0 lead, but they came back."

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A spirited relay race among 32 teams of rowers, bikers, runners, and chuggers
Caroline Cashin and her fellow endurance athletes celebrated fitness and fun at Saturday’s relay event in Montauk, which raised $13,000 for the Retreat’s children’s programs. Jack Graves

The season began with ‘World Series’ matchups
Christian Johnson of the two-time defending champions, the Reds, was on the mound at Pantigo East Monday evening. Craig Macnaughton
Adam Wilson, East Hampton Little League's president (partially obscured) and Larry Cantwell, East Hampton's Supervisor, who not only played Little League ball, with the Amagansett Fire Department, but also went on to become a Little League coach and umpire. The town, which owns the land on which the Pantigo fields lie, recently approved the dugout-construction projectCraig Macnaughton
2013 finalist National (11-to-12-year-old) Division teams -- the Express and Red Wings (girls) and Reds and Pirates (boys) -- in the pre-game ceremony.Durell Godfrey
Mike Ruddy, whose Seven Sons contruction crew built the four dugouts, modeled after the ones at East Hampton High School, throwing out the ceremonial first ball.Craig Macnaughton
Ruddy, with the plaque he received at the opening day ceremonies, and his fellow Dodger coach, Greg Brown.Durell Godfrey