Tai Chewpanich maintained her lead atop the 83rd annual Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) Club Championship after the second round, but Jenny Bae is closing in.

Bae shot the lowest gross score of the round — the lowest accumulative gross score will determine club championship over the three-round tournament — with an overall 80 after shooting an overall 87 last week. Chewpanich posted an overall 83 in round two after an overall 82 last week.

California Open Championship latest in series of medals for Kahuanui

Alameda native Kaniela Kahuanui won the gold medal in the adult advanced No Gi division at the renowned Brazilian Jiu-Jitzu tournament the Five Grappling California 2 Open Championship last Saturday, Sept. 20, at Long Beach Polytechnic High School.

Kahuanui, 20, competed in the adult middleweight division for participants between 18 and 29 years old who weigh between 170 and 189.9 pounds.

Lady golfers hold club tourney for 83rd straight year

The 83rd annual Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) Club Championship kicked off last Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex with 26 golfers participating in this year’s iteration.

SJND Lady Pilots

The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) female volleyball team upped its unblemished record to 7-0 after a 3-1 (25-17, 25-17, 24-26, 25-20) victory over Marin Academy of San Rafael last Thursday, Sept. 11.

Pilot’s senior Rebecca Langowski recorded a volleyball double-double with 22 kills and 19 digs. She was not the only Pilot player to have a good performance. Junior outside hitter Emma Doud recorded 11 kills and 16 digs.

Encinal Jets

The Encinal Jets varsity football team fell to 0-2 after a 45-21 defeat on the road at the hands of the Amador Valley Dons of Pleasanton on Friday, Sept. 5.

Encinal sophomore running back Brandon Duckett led all rushers with 153 yards on the ground, including a 70-yard touchdown run with 2:10 remaining that closed the gap to 45-19.

Encinal converted a two-point conversion to give them 21 points. The Jets’ sophomore David Taylor scored Encinal’s first two touchdowns on a three-yard reception and three-yard run, both in the third quarter.