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08/13/15 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Charlie Binder, left, battling for the ball at Fiske Field Monday during the annual Shelter Island Challenge Cup soccer tournament.

COURTESY PHOTO
Charlie Binder, left, battling for the ball at Fiske Field Monday during the annual Shelter Island Challenge Cup soccer tournament.

For the 13th year the Shelter Island Challenge Cup kicked off this week with some familiar teams vying for the coveted Simon Gavron 7-a-side soccer trophy.

Five locally sponsored teams from Sunset Beach, Binder Pools, Wooden House, Elli’s Country Store and SG United met to play in a round-robin format at Fiske Field. Three teams from East Hampton Town, including Bill Miller & Associates, Bateman Painting and B & R also joined the group to make the first round highly competitive with few points separating each team. (more…)