With the coming of spring, action in the outdoor men’s soccer leagues has resumed, and, given the quality of East Hampton’s entries, in the Long Island Soccer and Football League and in the Suffolk Men’s Soccer League, the news continues to be pretty good.
While there wasn’t much to write home about when it came to East Hampton High’s varsity lacrosse, baseball, and softball teams last week, Vinnie Alversa’s jayvee baseball team gave that program reason to hope given its exciting 5-4 come-from-behind win here Friday over the Bayport-Blue Point jayvee, which feeds into a varsity that has won two straight state championships and which was as of Monday was 12-0 this season.
I’ve seen my wife worshipful, utterly transported, a few times in my life. Once in the cathedral at Chartres, and now, many years later, again, at the Baltimore Aquarium, where, beckoned by her hands, which she’d pressed against the glass, a dolphin gliding by faced around and came ever so slowly toward her, smiling, her eyes seeming to say, “I know you.”
“All it takes is a play here and a play there,” Mike Ritsi, East Hampton High’s baseball coach, said when questioned concerning Friday’s 6-3 loss here to Miller Place, which was the Bonackers’ 10th of the season vis-a-vis two wins.
Girls lacrosse, which had been coming on of late, going 4-1 after beginning the season at 1-4, lost 12-10 at Kings Park, which, as a result, improved its record to 4-6, while Caitlin King’s team fell to 5-6.
The East Hampton High School boys tennis team continued undefeated, at 4-0, in league play this past week by bageling Riverhead 7-0 on April 15, the girls lacrosse team improved its record to 3-4, defeating Deer Park 17-8 and John Glenn 16-12.