Weekly Roundup: Bonac Girls Break More School Records, Hurricane Bruno Maffei Wins at Kujan Brothers Memorial Wrestling Tournament - 27 East

Weekly Roundup: Bonac Girls Break More School Records, Hurricane Bruno Maffei Wins at Kujan Brothers Memorial Wrestling Tournament

authorStaff Writer on Jan 17, 2023

East Hampton Girls Hoops
Earns a Win

The East Hampton girls basketball team defeated host Shelter Island, 32-19, on Friday. Claire McGovern scored eight points to lead Bonac (2-5 in League V, 3-7 overall) which had seven different girls land on the scoresheet.

More Records Broken
For Bonac Girls Track

Meredith Spolarich, Melina Sarlo, Leslie Samuel and Ryleigh O’Donnell took down a 10-year school record on Saturday at the Zeitler Relays at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood. Competing in the sprint medley relay, which is 400, 200, 200 and 800 meters run consecutively, the quartet finished in 4:31.09, which placed them first and topped the 2012 record of 4:35.3 set by Ashley West, Maggie Pizzo, Katla Thorsen and Dana Cebulski. Then on Sunday, at the Stanner Games at the Armory Track and Field Center in New York City, the same group reset its previous school record in the 4x400-meter relay, finishing in 4:13.74 which placed them fourth overall. Their previous record was 4:24.34.

Bonac Wrestling
Tops West Islip

Luke Castillo defeated James Moore, 8-5, to cap a 30-26 victory at West Islip that allowed the East Hampton/Pierson wrestling team to finish its League IV dual meet season at 3-3. Jose Calderon (172), Juan Espinoza (189) and Juan Roque (118) all won their matches by pin.

East Hampton Boys Swimming
Loses at West Islip

The East Hampton/Pierson boys swim team lost, 55-44, at defending League II Champion West Islip on January 10. As head coach Craig Brierley pointed out, the Bonackers had some big wins, such as Tenzin Tamang and Liam Knight taking first and second, respectively, in the 200-yard individual medley and the 200-yard freestyle relay teams taking first and third place. But West Islip scored seven diving points to give them the needed edge. The Bonackers are 2-3 in League II, 4-4 overall. Bonac captains chose East Hampton’s Jack O’Sullivan as its Swimmer of the Meet for his consistency and hard work, evident in the fact that he had a best time in the 50-yard freestyle, was part of the winning 200 free relay and led off the 400 free relay that placed second.

Southampton Girls Hoops
Have Won Three of Four

The Southampton Mariners girls basketball team defeated Shelter Island, 56-14, at home on January 12 and defeated Smithtown Christian, 38-20, on January 10. Coupled with a 65-22 loss at home to Port Jefferson on January 5 and a 39-30 victory at Babylon on January 2, the girls have won three of their last four to improve to (4-4 in League V, 6-8 overall). Daelyn Palmore scored a game-high 30 points in the win over Shelter Island and she led the way against Smithtown Christian as well with 13 points, five steals and six assists. Paige Garvin and Cecilia Ginsberg each added nine points in that game as well.

Mariner Boys Hoops
Defeats Babylon

In its only game last week, the Southampton boys basketball team won, 62-52, at Babylon on January 10. Derek Reed scored 22 points to go along with six steals and five rebounds for the Mariners (5-0 in League V, 9-4 overall) while Naevon Williams added 16 points and six rebounds.

Maffei Wins
At Kujan

Bruno Maffei pinned Smithtown East’s Jacob Tuzinkiewicz in 1:23 to win the 152-pound weight class at the 37th annual Kujan Brothers Memorial Tournament at William Floyd on Saturday. Bobby Stabile lost a close 8-7 decision to Jacob Smith of Center Moriches to place second at 132 pounds. Finn McIntyre placed third at 118 pounds, defeating Smithtown East’s Blake Burtis in the consolation finals. Nate Brandi (126 pounds) and Joseph Carasiti (152) each placed fourth.

Westhampton Beach Girls Basketball
Beats Bayport

The Westhampton Beach Hurricanes girls basketball team (6-0 in League IV, 11-2 overall) won, 55-48, at Bayport-Blue Point in what was their only game last week on January 10. Sandra Clarke led all scorers with 15 points and she also had 10 rebounds. Sarah Gormley had 13 points and five steals and Kylah Avery scored nine points.

’Canes Top Devils
In Boys Basketball

The Westhampton Beach boys basketball team (1-6 in League IV, 4-8 overall) jumped out to a 23-11 first quarter lead and never looked back in its 69-47 nonleague victory at home over Center Moriches on Saturday. Quinn McCormack led all scorers with 21 points and teammate Jorden Bennett finished right behind him with 20.

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