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Kevin Barron’s Whalers had come to play
Erica Selyukova, at left, was a force under the boards for the league-champion Whalers in Monday’s game with Southold. Craig Macnaughton

The league championships will be on Feb. 8
The senior captains, Lucas Escobar, at left, with his mother, Theresa, and Richie Browne, at right, with his mother, Carol, were cited by their coach, Steve Tseperkas, following the Mount Sinai-East Hampton wrestling match. Escobar’s record as of that night was 25-1; Browne’s was 16-9. Jack Graves Photos

They must defeat Mount Sinai, Miller Place, and Bayport-Blue Point
Danny McKee and his teammates played Elwood-John Glenn, the league’s runner-up team, evenly almost to the end of their game here Saturday morning. Craig Macnaughton

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The Whalers, whom the Bees played toe-to-toe throughout almost the entire game, rode Forrest Loesch’s hot hand that day to a 70-61 victory.
Forrest Loesch, Pierson’s star, laying one up above, scorched the Bees from the outside in Saturday’s game in Sag Harbor, draining 8 of 13 from 3-point range. Craig Macnaughton

Conditioning should start long before the sport starts
Erik Fredrickson believes in balancing the decelerating as well as the accelerating muscles.

The win kept the 4-5 Cosmos on a playoff pace
Howard Wood thinks that Sophia DePasquale, right, and her fellow underclasswomen are a year away. Craig Macnaughton

The reported score was 91-74, though the Bonackers, coached by Craig Brierley and Brian Cunningham, “exhibitioned,” which is to say forwent points, in some events.
Thomas Brierley set a team record in the 100-yard butterfly in last week’s meet at the Y with Harborfields. Craig Macnaughton

Seeded second, Escobar edged the top seed, Hills East’s Jack Scurti, 1-0 in the final
Despite giving away about 40 pounds, Richie Browne won by pin at 285 in Friday’s meet here with Sayville. Craig Macnaughton