For the second year in a row, the team from Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, won the Joseph W. Dooley Long Island Lifeguard Championship on Monday at Smith Point Beach in Mastic Beach. The home team placed second.
Fire Island also competed and finished third, Jones Beach placed fourth and Westhampton finished fifth followed by East Hampton and Long Beach in sixth and seventh places, respectively.
Bob Kolar, assistant chief lifeguard of Suffolk County Parks and director of the tournament, said Rehoboth Beach is invited to the Long Island tournament each year to give Smith Point and the rest of the Long Island teams some competition. Smith Point won the title in 2008.
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