Sports

The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) men’s and women’s cross country teams both finished second in the Bay County League East championship meet last Thursday, Nov. 7, at Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland.

The men’s team finished second to Head-Royce High School (HRHS) of Oakland. Nine teams total competed in the event. The Pilots finished with a team score of 51, while the Jayhawks scored 42 (the team with the lowest score wins).

The Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) held a Halloween Guest Day event Thursday, Oct. 31, on the Jack Clark Course.

Sixty-eight golfers participated including 42 AWGC members and 26 guests. The 68 golfers were divided into 17 groups of four. The tournament was played under best-net, two-ball format. In this format, the two best scores from each hole are counted toward the team score, while the other two were discarded.

The Oakland Strokes sailing team won several events at the Head of the Hooch Regatta held Nov. 2 and 3 on the Tennessee River in Chattanooga, Tenn.  

The Strokes won the men’s youth lightweight 8+ event by completing the 3.1-mile distance with a time of 14:43.91. Four of the nine-member team attend Alameda high schools. Gavin McLaren, 18; Alex Ward, 15; and Gabriel Seidl, 17; all attend Alameda High School (AHS). Ian Doud attends St. Joseph Notre Dame. Other members of the team include Will Hosler, 17; Adrien Alvira, 16; Jack Vankoll, 17; Max Cole, 15; and Gunnar Holm, 17.

The Encinal High School (EHS) women’s water polo team defeated rival Alameda High School (AHS), 9-6, to win the West Alameda County Conference (WACC) title Saturday, Nov. 2.  

The Jets jumped out to an early 4-1 lead after the first quarter. They led 6-2 after two periods of play. From there they held off the Hornets to earn the crown. 

EHS junior Emma Laszlo led the team with four goals. She also added an assist. Sophomore Averie Martin added two goals in the contest. 

The Alameda High School (AHS) women’s golf team finished ninth at the North Coast Section (NCS) Div. I women’s golf tournament Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Lone Tree Golf & Event Center in Antioch.

The Hornets posted a 476 as a team. Twenty teams and several other individuals competed in the NCS tournament. 

Dougherty Valley High of San Ramon won the tournament with a 376. Carondelet High of Concord posted a 380 for second place and Foothill High of Pleasanton posted a 389. Only the top three teams advance to the NorCal Div. I tournament.

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