A team of 11 lifeguards from East Hampton trained by Katie Osiecki placed third among 27 teams in the all-female National Parks Service tournament at Sandy Hook, N.J., on July 31.
“The teams came from up and down the Eastern Seaboard,” John McGeehan said in reporting the results.
Lucy Kohlhoff won the beach flags competition and Kira Garry won in the distance run. Amanda Calabrese was the runner-up in the run-paddle-run event and, with Katrina Garry, Kohlhoff, and Paige Duca, second in the run relay.
Elizabeth Kotz recently put me on to Electro Mix, little packets of minerals — heavy metals, her husband, Steve, told me — that I have found to be quite effective when playing tennis in humid heat.