The Westhampton Beach boys golf team picked up a 9-0 victory over Ross on September 23. Bobby Joyce won his match at the number one spot shooting an even par 36 at East Hampton Country Club. Will Reed won his match with a 41. The Hurricanes (2-3 League VIII) outshot Ross, 219-261, the lowest score the team has shot in quite some time, according to head coach Fred Musumeci.
The Lady Hurricanes defeated Sayville, 16-40, at Red Creek Park on September 23. They won five of the first six placements in the race. Jenny Jordan won the race and was followed by Kaitlyn Brierton and Reilly Gwinn, respectively. Bryanna Gristina placed fifth and Nora Murphy finished sixth. Times were not provided. Westhampton Beach is 2-0 in League V dual meets.
The Hurricanes won, 5-2, at Southold in what was a non-league game on September 24. Juan Carlos Posades scored twice and assisted on another goal in the victory. Jay Brezinski, Riley Smith and Reece Holman each added goals for Westhampton Beach and Mynor Martinez made five saves. Westhampton Beach is 1-2 in League V, 5-3 overall.
The Lady Hurricanes dropped a 6-0 game at Harborfields on September 23. The Lady Tornadoes scored three goals in each half en route to the victory. Westhampton Beach is still searching for its first League V victory of the season and is 1-5 overall.
The Eastport South Manor girls cross country team defeated East Islip, 23-32, at Indian Island County Park in Riverhead on September 23. Taylor McClay won the 5K race in 19:18. The Lady Sharks are 2-0 in League IV dual meets so far this season.
The ESM boys cross country team had a bye week in terms of dual meets but did compete at the Suffolk Coaches Invitational at Sunken Meadow Park in Kings Park on Saturday. Dom DeAngelis was the first Shark to cross the finish line in the Varsity ‘A’ 5K in 18:07.95, which placed him 19th overall out of 161 runners. Ryan Corbett placed 27th overall in 18:16.76 and Joe Vultaggio finished 50th overall in 19:08.06. The Sharks finished eighth out of 23 teams.
The Sharks suffered a tough 4-3 loss at Kings Park on September 23. Bryce Hesselbirg scored the eventual game-winning goal in the 60th minute after ESM’s Mike Flynn had tied the game at 3-3 in the 47th minute on his second goal of the game. Aleks Cusumano also scored for ESM, which fell to 2-3 in League IV, 3-3 overall.
The Lady Sharks had an exciting game of their own on Saturday in what wound up being a 6-5 loss at Deer Park. Kristen DeBiase scored her second goal of the game in the 76th minute to break a 5-5 tie. She had given Deer Park the lead at 5-4 two minutes earlier. Kaeli Huff and Kristen Shine each scored twice for ESM and Catherine Flaherty added a goal. The Lady Sharks are 1-5 in League IV, 2-6 overall.
The Baymen lost a close dual meet to Mattituck, 25-32, at Indian Island on September 23. Nick Berglin won the race in 17:14, and twin brother Christian placed second in 17:44, but Mattituck swept the third through seventh placements to win the meet.
The Baymen also competed at the Suffolk Coaches Invitational at Sunken Meadow on Saturday. Nick Berglin took the team’s highest placement, 22nd overall out of 176 runners, in the Varsity ‘B’ 5K. He finished in 18:24.44. Christian Berglin finished 30th overall in 18:45.45. Overall, as a team, Hampton Bays finished 19th out of 23 teams.
The Hampton Bays girls cross country team also lost to Mattituck, 16-47, at Indian Island on September 23. Cameron Heaney was the first Lady Bayman in at 24:19, which placed her fifth. Taylor Dunn finished ninth overall in 25:43.
The Hampton Bays football team fell to 2-2 in Division IV with a 48-0 loss at Shoreham/Wading River (3-0) on Saturday. The second-place Wildcats have only given up 14 points this season—including seven in a 9-7 win over defending Long Island Champion Babylon—and have scored 92 points. Shoreham was up just 7-0 after the first quarter, but scored three touchdowns in the second quarter and then returned a kickoff for a touchdown to start the second half, putting the game out of reach. Hampton Bays will host Center Moriches (1-2) on Saturday, October 11, at 3:30 p.m.