Sports

Alameda High student-athletes Annika Crvarich (left) and Bella Vick signed their letters of intent to join college sports programs at a signing day event last week. Crvarich will be part of the University of Southern California rowing team next fall. Vick will join the University of San Diego softball team. Crvarich is a member of the Oakland Strokes rowing team. She has been on the Strokes’ varsity women’s team since 2015. Vick is a standout member of the Hornet softball team. Last year, Vick posted 26 RBIs and 42 hits on a .583 batting average in just 20 games.

 

 

The Alameda men’s water polo team’s quest for a North Coast Section (NCS) Div. II championship evaporated in the final after a 13-8 defeat to Marin Academy of Santa Rosa Saturday, Nov. 11.

The Hornets (25-5) trailed 8-5 at halftime. Alameda’s deficit widened in the third period. The Hornets were outscored 3-1 and trailed 11-6 heading into the final frame.

 

The Encinal High football team used a dominant ground attack to put down Analy High of Sebastopol 42-19 in the first round of the North Coast Section (NCS) Div. III playoffs at home Saturday, Nov. 11.

 

The Encinal High football team completed an undefeated regular season with a 57-7 thrashing of San Lorenzo Friday, Nov. 3, on the road.

The Rebels were no match for the Jets’ high-powered offense led by senior quarterback Theori Oliver. Oliver accounted for five of the Jets’ eight touchdowns in the contest. He threw for two scores and ran for three more. The Jets’ offense faced little resistance from the Rebels. 

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