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  • Erik Engstrom, an East Hampton High School senior distance runner, and Allura Leggard, a young sprinter from Sag Harbor who competes with East Hampton’s girls indoor track team, are to go to the state meets — in the 3,200 in Engstrom’s case, and in the 55-meter dash in Leggard’s.
  • East Hampton, with the gym in an uproar from the opening tip, prevailed 75-68 to set up a showdown Friday with top-seeded Harborfields for the county Class A championship.
  • Bridgehampton’s Killer Bees, as expected, defeated Shelter Island for the third straight time this season to win the county Class D high school boys basketball title at Suffolk County Community College-Selden Saturday, and the Pierson Whalers put up a fight before bowing, for the third time this season, to Stony Brook in the Class C title game.
  • The East Hampton High School boys basketball team had to play Elwood-John Glenn twice at home within a four-day period last week — first in the regular-season finale, on Feb. 9, and next in the first round of the county Class A playoffs Friday.
  • It was a combined slaughter and love fest at the Beehive Saturday afternoon as Bridgehampton’s Killer Bees swatted Stony Brook, avenging a 3-point defeat at the private school on Jan. 12, and as the Bees’ late coach John Niles was remembered in a halftime ceremony attended by Niles’s son Joe and his nephews, Casey and Christian, all of whom had flown up from Myrtle Beach, S.C., last Thursday.
  • The East Hampton High School boys basketball team was to have played its final regular-season game here with Elwood-John Glenn Monday, but snow caused a postponement. Until when, though, was anybody’s guess as of Monday morning.
  • Craig Brierley, East Hampton High’s boys swimming coach, is taking eight competitors to the county swim meet at Suffolk Community College-Brentwood this Saturday, and Steve Tseperkas, the wrestling coach, is taking Axel Alanis and Josh King to the county tournament at Hofstra University tomorrow.
  • Carl Johnson, who coaches the Bridgehampton High School boys basketball team, said during a conversation Monday that Charles Manning, who transferred from Bridgehampton to Long Island Lutheran this past fall, “is now the best or one of the two best players on that team.”
  • Goethe thought solipsism was the worst sin, and while I think he may have a point there, it is my birthday, and what else can I do but revel in the fact.
  • The East Hampton and Bridgehampton High School boys basketball teams won league titles in games played Tuesday night.

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