Katy’s Courage To Run on Saturday
The third annual Katy’s Courage 5K will take place this Saturday, April 13, with registration running from 7 to 8:15 a.m. The race will begin at 8:30 a.m. at 21 West Water Street in Sag Harbor Village. More than 1,000 participants between ages 4 to 87 are expected to compete, according to race organizers. Registration is $25 in advance and $30 on the day of the race.
The race is held each year to benefit the organization created in honor of Katy Stewart, an inspirational 12-year-old girl who passed away from a rare form of pediatric liver cancer in 2010. The organization raises funds to support children’s bereavement counseling, pediatric cancer research and local college scholarships.
The race will begin on Water Street and will head north before making a right onto Main Street, followed by a right onto Glover Street. The course will wind through Redwood and finish back on Water Street. Prizes include cash awards to the top three finishers plus an iPad Mini to one pre-registered participant.
For more information visit www.katyscourage.org and to register visit www.islandrunning.net.
Winter Athletes Honored
The Pierson-Bridgehampton girls basketball team was awarded the NYSPHSAA Scholar Athlete Team Award for having a combined average of 90 percent or better. In addition, individual players from the Class C semi-finalists received post-season awards. Sydnee McKie-Senior and Bridget Canavan were named All-League while Rachel Saidman and Maricarmen Chavez earned Academic All-County honors. John Kneeland was recognized as the junior varsity Coach of the Year in League VIII.
In boys basketball, Jake and Bennett and Forrest Loesch were named All-Conference and Patrick Sloane was All-League.
Two Pierson students were recognized for their performance in their respective shared sports at East Hampton. Chris Duran was named All-League in bowling and Kevin Heine was awarded All-League honors in wrestling after placing third in League VI.
Overall, 127 students participated in the winter sports season this year, representing 27 percent of the total student body.
Harvey Scores Lone Goals in Tough Week For Bonac Lacrosse
Pierson junior attack Drew Harvey scored two goals in what proved to be a tough 14-2 loss to visiting Westhampton on Monday, as the East Hampton lacrosse team fell to 1-3 in Division II play and to 1-5 overall. On April 4, the Bonackers lost, 9-0, to Kings Park, one of the stronger teams in Division II.
Next up for East Hampton is a winnable home game this Saturday at 10 a.m. against Center Moriches, followed by another home game against Deer Park on Tuesday, April 16 at 4:30 p.m.