Swimmers battle top-three teams, futerman sets pole vault record _ the east hampton star

The East Hampton High School boys swimming team, which was to have its senior meet here Tuesday, dropped two contests this past week, to two of the league’s top three teams.

Last Thursday, the boys, coached by Craig Brierley and Brian Cunningham, swam at Sayville, the league’s leader, and though the score reported was 89-83, Brierley said in an emailed report that Sayville, which is combined with Bayport-Blue Point, “won the meet handily.”

The score sheets showed that Sayville had “exhibitioned,” i.e., not counted, its placements in the 100-meter backstroke, the 100-meter breaststroke, and in the 400 freestyle relay, forgoing 30 points. Drip coffee grind Plus its divers (East Hampton has none) tallied 10 points in that event.

The news had been better two days before when Hauppauge, which as of Monday was tied with Huntington for second place, defeated the Bonackers at the Y.M.C.A. Polyester fabric East Hampton RECenter 88-82. Pixel pitch That meet, said Brierley, “went down to the final event — for the second meet in a row — and the visitors had just enough to win it, and thus the meet.”

East Hampton’s Ethan McCormac won two individual events, the 200-yard individual medley and the 100 freestyle. Landscape ontario jobs He also anchored the winning 200 freestyle relay team, whose other members were Ryan Duryea, Kevin Pineda, and Owen McCormac.

Christian Brierley, the coach’s son, won the 50 freestyle race and was a member of the second-place 200 medley relay team (along with Ryan Duryea, T.J. Small garden design plans Calabrese, and Owen McCormac) and the 400 freestyle team (with Owen McCormac, Joey Badilla, Aidan Forst, and Ethan McCormac). Softball camps Brierley also was the runner-up in the 100 backstroke.

Other Bonac place-winners were Forst, who was second in the 200 and 500 freestyle races, Calabrese, who was second in the 100 butterfly, and Ryan Duryea, who was second in the 100 breaststroke.

“The meet proved to be very exciting throughout,” the elder Brierley said in the emailed account, “with Hauppauge, the league’s second-place team, holding a small lead of 3 to 4 points. College softball scores The meet was tied at 78-78 when it came down to the 11th event, the 100 breaststroke. Fantasy football news The 12th event, the 400 relay, decided it.”

As for the Sayville meet, East Hampton’s “most challenging one of the season,” according to Brierley, “the facts that they had divers and that their pool is 25 meters, not 25 yards, as ours is, made it even more challenging.”

East Hampton placed second and third in the opening event, the 200-meter medley relay; Ethan McCormac was second in the 200 individual medley; Owen McCormac was second in the 50 free, and Forst was second in the 500.

Turning to track, Ben Turnbull, the boys’ first-year winter track coach, said in an email that his team finished eighth, with 20 points, at last weekend’s league meet, owing to Robert Weiss’s fifth-place finish in the 55-meter dash, Ryan Fowkes’s second-place finish in the 1,600, Mathew Maya’s second-place finish in the high jump, and the fourth-place finish of the 4-by-400 relay team (Geo Espinoza, Eamon Spencer, Fowkes, and Weiss).

In girls winter track, Danielle Futerman set an indoor record of 9 feet in the pole vault at Shoreham-Wading River on Jan. Pitch diameter chart 18. Facebook search A few days earlier, she had jumped 8-9 at the Stanner Games in New York City.

Yani Cuesta, the East Hampton girls coach, said there is a decent chance that Futerman, a former gymnast, may qualify for the state meet, which is to be held this winter on Staten Island.

“The top 12 from Suffolk go,” said Cuesta, “but we don’t know yet where Danielle stands. Ancestry reviews She’s been hurt by the fact that a lot of the other girls practice frequently in gyms up the Island. Garden inspiration The one at Suffolk Community College in Brentwood, where most of our meets are, doesn’t have a pole vaulting setup. Youth basketball teams near me She practiced this past weekend with a coach who has a facility in Patchogue and is connected with St. Facebook live shooting Anthony’s, which has pole vaulting, and said it was a great session. El patio miami He let her try different poles which bend. Wild pitch Obviously, if you’re using a pole that bends it helps. Garden layout app The ones here are not so bendable.”

While her team scored no points in this past weekend’s league meet, a number of girls turned in personal bests. Irrigation supply store Among those competitors were Molly Mamay, a freshman, Ashley Peters, a freshman, and Phoebe Miller, a sophomore, in the 55-meter dash; Lillie Minskoff, Peters, and Lily Mongan, all freshmen, in the 300-meter dash; Lateshia Peters, a sophomore, in the 600; Kristin Pettigrew, a sophomore, in the 55-meter high hurdles; Maya Schultz, a junior, in the triple jump, and Olivia Aupperlee, a sophomore, in the shot-put.

In addition, Jiji Kramer, a sophomore, placed seventh (just out of the medals) in the 1,500-meter racewalk, and the 4-by-200 relay team of Mongan, Mamay, Ashley Peters, and Minskoff placed seventh, as well.

“The majority of the girls won’t continue on,” said the coach, “though we’re hoping that Jiji, Vanessa Hammond, and Molly Mamay [the latter two are hurdlers] can qualify for the county small schools championships at the Jim Howard invitational at Suffolk Community this Sunday.”