East Islip’s varsity baseball team vanquished Centereach for the third time in a row, winning 8-7 in the 11th inning. With the Redmen trailing 7-6 after 9 1/2 innings, EI’s Paul Dondero hit a double to tie the score at 7, and Peter Hanabergh single in the bottom of the 11th drove in Brian Maxner for the winning run. Pitcher Maxner got the win in relief. East Islip is now 5-1 for the season.

The East Islip softball squad also won on April 13, beating Newfield 5-3. A 2-run base hit by Alyssa Groneman in the third inning put EI on top 4-3. Groneman went 2-3 on the day, including 3 stolen bases and two RBI. Courtney Blake was the winning pitcher for EI, achieving 4 innings without a hit. East Islip remains undefeated at 5-0.


Photos by Glenn Reed