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Peter Kuest claimed the 89th annual Alameda Commuters Championship trophy with a superb performance over four rounds of golf on the Earl Fry Course. He finished the tournament with a 15-under-par 269 on the par-71 course. 

 

The Alameda Girls Softball Association held several games last Saturday, April 23.

The Pagano’s Hardware Tigers took down the Piedmont Wildcats 5-1 in an eight-and-under division match-up. 

In other 8U matchups: The Oakland Warriors beat the Alameda Optometric Group Raging Red Tigers 7-1, the Compliments Hair Design Space Invaders took down the Piedmont Cheetahs 3-1, the Piedmont Mustangs beat the Alameda Pediatric Dentistry Purple People Eaters 4-2 and the Raging Red Tigers and the Space Invaders played to a 5-5 tie. 

 

The Alameda High baseball team is putting together a stellar 2016 season on the diamond. 

The Hornets had its five-game winning streak ended in a 3-1 loss to Castro Valley on Friday, April 22. But not before the Hornets beat five league opponents including Castro Valley 10-6 on Wednesday, April 20.

In the contest, Alameda gave up six runs in the top of the first inning. However, the Hornets rallied back with four runs in the bottom of the first and two more in the bottom of the second. 

 

St. Joseph Notre Dame junior Cooper Teare won the 3200-meter Invitational Division race at the Mt. SAC Relays on Saturday, April 16, with an outstanding time of 8 minutes, 55.33 seconds. Only three other high school runners in the state this season have faster times in the event, according to PrepCalTrack.com.

Teare won the Div. V state cross country individual title back in November 2015. 

The 89th annual Alameda Commuters teed off last weekend April 16 and 17 on the Earl Fry Course. The best amateur golfers from California competed for the Bob Blomberg Champions Medal. 
Peter Kuest, a senior at Clovis West High, is atop the leaderboard at 13-under-par 129 after two rounds of play. Kuest, who will attend Brigham Young University in the fall, built a pretty sizable lead in the first weekend of the event. He shot a six-under-par 65 on Day 1 of the event and a seven-under 64 on Day 2. 

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