Sports

The East Hampton High School football team went out with a bang Saturday, not with a whimper.
Both East Hampton High School volleyball teams are playoff-bound, though they most likely will be among the lower seeds.
The East Hampton High School football team had been hoping to record its first win of the season at McGann-Mercy Friday night, but, alas, it was not to be as the similarly winless homecoming hosts were to prevail 21-6.
The East Hampton High School girls swimming team swam to a second-place finish in League III here on Oct. 19, leaving last year’s league champs, Harborfields, in its wake, 85-73.
The East Hampton High School boys soccer team, which, powered by Kumani Clark’s hat trick, sank the Southampton Mariners here on Oct. 18, thus assuring itself of the fourth seed and a first-round home game in the county Class A tournament, is to play that game here today, at 2 p.m., with Harborfields, League V’s third-place finisher.
Local sports Notes
Walter Banfield, a member of the Marder family who, while reared in southern Virginia, has spent his summers in Springs, recently won the United States’ lightweight under-23 singles rowing title and competed in the world championships in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Before the season began, local cross-country coaches agreed to hold three crossover meets here, the first on Shelter Island, the second on Pierson’s course in the environs of Sag Harbor’s Mash­ashimuet Park, and the third — and the only one to draw all four teams, Shelter Island, East Hampton, Pierson, and the Ross School — at Cedar Point County...
Well, it’s all come down to this. Which is to say that the East Hampton High School and McGann-Mercy football teams are to do battle under the lights at the Riverhead Catholic school tomorrow night to see in all likelihood which will finish the season with a win.