The Mentawais are a vast tropical paradise with Indian Ocean temperatures in the mid-80s
Nick Joeckel found himself in the “green room,” one of many he and 10 friends from Montauk experienced during a surf safari to Indonesia in June. Matt Clark

Open tryouts will be held at the Ross School fields on Aug. 6 and 8
A goal by Stiven Orrego, vaulting over Maidstone Market’s Carlos Torres above, was all that Tortorella Pools needed to upset the 7-on-7 league’s top seed in a semifinal match played at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on July 10. Jack Graves

The I-Tri girls dedicated the event to their late friend and Springs schoolmate Anna Lytton
The youth triathlon is about finishing, and Sara Havens, despite a nasty spill during the bicycle leg, did. Jack Graves

She would very much like to play Division 1 volleyball in college
Katie Brierley Jack Graves

In contention for a state playoff berth
East Hampton’s Little League traveling all-star girls softball team, coached by Rich Swanson, at left, and Matt Ward, right, was still in the Islandwide mix as of earlier this week. Ellen McDonald

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The tourney was played as a fund-raiser for the Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation
Seth Evans, Team Two’s point guard, confronted his opposite number, Brian Marciniak of Team One, in an early-round game as 61-year-old Kevin Coffey, at right, Team Two’s 6-foot-4-inch post player, tried to break free. Jack Graves

Win district for first time
East Hampton’s traveling all-star 10-to-11-year-olds, shown above with their coaches Rich Swanson and Matt Ward, had much to cheer about this week. Jackie Lowey

“It’s low-impact, high-cardio, and a total blast”
Having taken up positions just beyond the non-volley zone, Rebecca Rubenstein and Vanessa Heroux, who’s giving PickleBall clinics at E.H.I.T. Saturday mornings at 8:30, awaited an opponent’s return during a recent match. Jack Graves