Both the East Hampton boys and girls basketball teams started their seasons on a winning note, with the boys cruising to a 53-33 non-league home win over Eastport South Manor on Friday, and the girls beating rival Westhampton Beach, 31-29, in a non-league home game the following day.
The Bonackers got off to a slow start but eventually pulled away to an easy win over an ESM team that is in a rebuilding year. The Sharks lost all five starters from last year’s team and struggled to find offense. East Hampton struggled early on in that department as well, leading only 22-18 at the half after facing a 12-6 deficit to start the game. But the Bonackers pulled away by outscoring the Sharks 20-4 in the third quarter. That outburst was... more