An expected win over West Babylon Tuesday would have assured the East Hampton High School girls swimming team another winning league record, at 3-2, and a 5-2 overall mark heading into the league and county championships.
“Things have pretty much gone according to plan,” Craig Brierley, the team’s first-year coach, said following last Thursday’s 106-59 win at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter. Brierley, who also coaches the boys team, was drafted by the girls as their coach after John McGeehan had retired.
Two students from Japan, holding up floppy arrows, pointed the way to the finish line, a student from China was the winner, and an 11-year-old — an apparent record in road-racing here — topped the females in the five-kilometer Run for Ross in East Hampton Village Saturday morning.
It was, in short, a day for celebrating diversity and possibility.