Bridgehampton High School inducted its inaugural hall of fame class last night — a group of five that not surprisingly included Carl Yastrzemski, the fabled Red Sox left fielder and Major League Baseball Hall of Famer.
Wearing a leather vest emblazoned with the United States Marines logo, and his customary handlebar mustache, Billy DePetris, who was, with two of his boyhood friends — Carl Yastrzemski and Bill Stavropoulos — inducted, along with Sandy McFarland and the late John Niles, into the Bridgehampton High School Hall of Fame last night, held forth for an hour at the Candy Kitchen Saturday morning, having been driven there from Flanders, where he lives, by his daughter, Donna.
The East Hampton Football Club’s men’s soccer teams had good results in second-round state cup play here Sunday as East Hampton’s reserves defeated their Glen Cove counterparts 2-0 and as the A team beat the New York Athletic Club 1-0.
George Watson, who used to preside over a trio of October races in Montauk — a road race, a cycling race, and an “anything that floats” race — said, as he handed out finishing numbers to participants Sunday in front of his and his son Chris’s restaurant and bar, that, of course, he’d started them (back in the 1970s) so he could be crowned the winner.
The East Hampton Football Club, which two years ago jumped from Division III to Division I in the Long Island Soccer Football League, remained in contention for the premier division’s top spot with an easy 3-0 win over Real New York F.C., a Jamaica, Queens, team, here at the Ross School Sunday.
Craig Brierley, who coaches East Hampton High’s girls swimming team, will take with him to the state meet Cecilia De Havenon, Julia Brierley, Sophia Swanson, and Madison Jones, who were runners-up Saturday in the county meet’s 200 medley and 200 freestyle relay events at Suffolk Community College-Brentwood. De Havenon, moreover, qualified as well for the state’s 100 backstroke competition that day.
Jay Asparro, 37, who for years has come out with his family from Plainview to Montauk to celebrate his birthday every June 28, is to leave tomorrow morning at 9:30, following Mass, from St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church on a 90-mile run to raise Alzheimer’s disease awareness.