Sports

Junior Golfers Hold Championships

Tony Torres and Corine Tan were the big winners at the Alameda Junior Golf Club (AJGC) Club Championship on Aug. 13 at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex.

Torres, 16, shot a net 71 in the tournament, while Tan, 14, shot a net 77. Both Torres and Tan are from Alameda.

Other winners of the tournament included Glenn Van Winkle who won the bracket for boys 16 to 17 years old with a net 72. He beat Tosh Meyers who shot a net 82 and Abdullah Mirza who shot a net 92.

Peter Del Prete scored a net 73 to win the bracket for boys 14 to 15 years old. Brandon Mills and John Dizon both shot a net 79, but Mills won the tie-breaker.

Adrian Davis won the field of boys 12 to 13 years old with a net 72. Anthony Radtkey shot a net 79, while Daren Cheng shot a net 95.

Kenness Cheung shot a net 78 to win the bracket for girls 15 to 17 years old. Bernadette Perenne came in second place with a net 80, just one stroke ahead of Monique Jiminez who shot a net 81.

Lauren Tan won the competition among girls 12 to 14 years old with a net 80. Alexis Esguerra came in second with a net 83, while Allyson Esguerra finished with a net 86 for third place.

Penny Chai won the field of girls seven to nine years old with a net 50. Players in the seven- to nine-year-old bracket play just nine holes.

Tee Off for Parks Sept. 15

Registration is open now for Alameda Friends of the Parks’ "Play for the Parks" Golf Tournament set for Monday, Sept. 15.

Proceeds benefit the Friends’ foundation, which means this event helps people of all ages by supporting local parks.

Winners will receive golf clubs and supplies. An auction will be held.

To find out more about the event, to register or to make a donation, go to www.
alamedaparks.org.

The Happy Cows Ultimate Frisbee Team, top row: Michelle Slaughter, Melissa Slaughter, Ali Mathews, Amelia Khoo (Alameda) Geoff Rexroth (coach), Robin Anthony-Petersen (Alameda), Lauren Carothers-Liske, Hannah Wells, Chloe Carothers-Liske, Audrey Horn, Rio Chuck and Jeff Korns (assistant coaches); second row: Conor Bauman, Jasper Tom, Isaac Mort, Aaron Hom (Alameda), Aaron Solomon, Nick Tolfa, Nick Maher, Brendan Champlin (Alameda), Patrick Huston, Ben Chiu; bottom row: Ian Sweeney, Joseph Paulukonis (Alameda), Caleb Ferguson.

In an effort to provide opportunities for friendly competition and access to athletic facilities, the Alameda Recreation and Park Department’s (ARPD) operates an Adult Open Gym program year-round.

People interested in participating in impromptu games, or with teams of their own, may use the gym on Sunday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Alameda Point Gym (1101 West Red Line Ave.) for a fee of $6 per person payable at the door.

Currently, ARPD is offering volleyball and basketball for those ages 18 years and older during the open gym.

Angie Vaccarezza won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club’s (AWGC) net tournament event on Aug. 14 on the Earl Fry Course by the slimmest of margins. Vaccarezza shot a net 68, narrowly beating out second place finisher Kay Park.

Both Vaccarezza and Park competed in the third flight among golfers with a 30 to 40 handicap. Bonnie Kim scored a net 73 in the flight to finish in third place. Betty Hatch and Bev Blatt tied for fourth place with a net 77.

 

Awards named for historic athletes handed out

The 60th annual City of Alameda Swim Championships took place the weekend of Aug. 8 to 10 at the Emma Hood Swim Center.

Many participants in the swimming competition received awards at the annual event. Recipients included Mischa Korelov, who received the Lance Seely Memorial Award for the most outstanding high school male swimmer at the event.

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