With two final League III matches left to play as of Tuesday morning, the league title is still within reach for the Eastport South Manor boys volleyball team.
The Sharks (8-0) remained undefeated last week with a 3-0 victory at Center Moriches on Friday, but were slated to play East Hampton (6-2) on Tuesday and will play at Sayville (6-2) today, October 25, at 4 p.m. Victories over both teams would ensure sole possession of the league title for the Sharks.
After easily defeating Center Moriches, 25-9, in the first set of last week’s match, the Sharks had some trouble with the Red Devils in the second set. Center Moriches actually held a small lead in the middle of the set, but ESM came back and won the set, 26-24, then went on to win the third set, 25-17, to win the match.
Senior setter Thomas Jordan had 34 assists for ESM.
ESM also had a non-league match on October 16 at home against Connetquot (League II) and lost, 3-1. ESM won the first set, 25-23, but went on to lose the next three sets, 25-21, 26-24, 25-21.
Girls Lose To Islip
The Lady Sharks (5-4 in League V, 9-4 overall) suffered a tough 3-2 loss at Islip on October 17. After winning the first two sets, 25-15, 25-11, ESM lost the next three sets, 25-10, 27-25, 25-21.ON THE SCHEDULE: Boys—Thursday, 10/25, at Sayville, 4 p.m.; Monday, 10/29, vs. Hauppauge, 5:45 p.m. Girls—Wednesday, 10/24, at Comsewogue, 5:30 p.m.; Thursday, 10/25, vs. Harborfields, 5:45 p.m.