Playing before an appreciative home crowd under Fiske Field’s towering trees, the top-seeded Shelter Island Bucks racked up a 5-0 win over the fourth-seeded Montauk Mustangs in the first of a best-of-three Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League playoff semifinal Monday evening.
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The rain held off and the competitors, including 60 I-Tri girls and members of the East Hampton Y.M.C.A.’s youth swim team, the Hurricanes, as well as many spectators, turned out for I-Tri’s youth triathlon at Long Beach in Noyac on July 15.
Seven individuals, one of them tapped as an honorary member, and one team, the 2001 softball squad coached by Lou Reale, which won the school’s first-ever county championship, are to be inducted into East Hampton High School’s Hall of Fame as part of Bonac’s homecoming celebration on Oct. 3.
Tom Eickelberg, a triathletic pro who coaches the men’s swim team at Franklin & Marshall now, on Sunday won the Montauk Lighthouse sprint triathlon, for the fifth straight time.

The Montauk Mustangs head into the final week of Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League play fighting for the fourth playoff spot.
For the first time in 12 years, the East Hampton Town lifeguards’ A team won last Thursday’s Main Beach invitational tournament, besting the perennial champion, Smith Point, by 14 points.