District Proud of its Student Athletes

District Proud of its Student Athletes

 

The Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) recently sent out a report on the success of local high school student athletes. Teams at Alameda High School (AHS) and Encinal High School (EHS) had a banner season this fall, with multiple teams winning West Alameda County Conference (WACC) championships and a number making it to the North Coast Section (NCS) playoffs and beyond.

Alameda High School
• The women’s golf team won the WACC championship, placed third in the NCS Championships, and went on to participate in the NorCal playoffs. Elizabeth Scholtes competed in the California Interscholastic Federation championships.
• The women’s volleyball and cross country teams both won the WACC championships and competed in the NCS playoffs. 
• The women’s tennis and football teams both placed second in the WACC championships and were chosen for the NCS playoffs.  
• The women’s water polo team won the WACC championship, and both the men’s water polo team and the women’s water polo team made it to the NCS quarterfinals.

Encinal High School
• The varsity football team won the WACC championship and was chosen for the NCS playoffs. 
• The men’s and women’s water polo teams both made it to the second round of NCS playoffs, and player Madeline Nelson was named Women’s Water Polo Player of the Year.
• The women’s tennis team made it to the NCS playoffs. 
• The women’s cross country team earned the WACC Championship, and Shelby Nelson was named Runner of the Year. 
• Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams qualified for the NCS playoffs.

Other sports news
• Encinal Coach Ricky Rodriguez was awarded Coach of the Week by the Oakland Raiders. 
• Olympic Gold Medalist Tyler Clary visited the EHS swim center last week to give a clinic. 
• Alameda High School Water Polo Coach Marshall Dortch recently received the Ted Newland Distinguished Coaching Award.  
“Our sports programs allow our students to challenge themselves physically, mentally, and socially to learn teamwork and sportsmanship and to earn recognition at the local, regional and state level,” said Superintendent Sean McPhetridge. “I congratulate our players and their coaches for a season well played, and I thank the community for its consistent support of our student athletes.”