Encinal High School (EHS) senior Shelby Nelson won the women’s varsity 1,600-meter race at the San Leandro Invitational Saturday, March 16, at Burell Field.
Nelson completed the race with a time of 5:27.69. She won the competition with relative ease as the next participant to finish came in with a time of 5:44, nearly 17 seconds behind Nelson. That time belonged to San Leandro High sophomore Ariana Chavez. Arroyo High of San Lorenzo senior Netzali Can rounded out the top three with a time of 5:50.17. Eleven runners competed in the race.
All three Alameda high school softball teams have gotten off to a good start in the 2019 season.
The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) softball team earned its first win of the season in a 3-0 victory over Tamalpais High of Mill Valley on March 12. SJND sophomore Caroline Evans was fantastic for the Pilots on the mound. She pitched five innings without giving up a run. She also struck out three batters while allowing just three hits.
Barbara Barton won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club net tournament event last Thursday, March 14, on the Jack Clark Course.
Barton posted a tournament-low net 69 to win over 40 other participants. Barton competed in the fourth flight among golfers with a handicap of 33 to 36. Angie Vaccarezza finished second in the flight with a net 70. Ann Ching shot a net 73 for third place. Jean Cho shot a net 76, while Sandi Kaney posted a net 78 for fifth place.
Perez, Annis shine on St. Joseph Notre Dame High School’s track team
Two St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) track-and-field athletes won two individual races at the second Bay County League-East (BCL-E) meet of the season on March 5 at Chabot College in Hayward.
Senior Emily Perez won the women’s 1,600- and 3,200-meter races, while junior Zavier Annis won the men’s 100- and 200-meter races.