Sports

The team of Denise Gasti, Ann Ching and Mary Gong won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club’s (AWGC) team event with a net 123 last Thursday, Jan. 28, on the Earl Fry Course.

The event was structured in a 4-man best 2 net format. That means all four members of each team play each hole, but only the two best scores of each hole is counted and the other two scores discarded.

Not only did they win, they did so by a wide margin. The team of Jamie Totsubo, Maggie Lindquist, Jenny Bae and Fran Mori came in second place with a net 130.

The Encinal men’s basketball team achieved a hat trick against Alameda with a 51-46 victory last Friday, Jan. 29, at home.  

The Jets maintained control of the game throughout the third contest. Encinal came out of the gate outscoring Alameda 14-10 in the first period. 

The Jets and the Hornets both struggled in the second period. The two team failed to score in double figures — the only quarter neither team scored in double figure. The quarter ended in an 8-8 tie and the Jets held a 22-18 lead entering halftime. 

Last Year’s 12-11 St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) softball team defied the odds and advanced to the Div. V North Coast Section finals where they lost 5-1 to Clear Lake. 

This year’s Pilots return with much more experience than last year’s team that consisted of many underclassmen.

Senior Anekalia Crevani will lead the team on the mound and at the plate.

SJND will begin its 2016 season on Feb. 24 with a date against Redwood Christian of San Lorenzo.

 

The Alameda Theatre & Cineplex will be showing a free simulcast of Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7. The event will be presented live on one of the complex’s movie screens.  
The Super Bowl, between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, will begin at 3:30 p.m. Doors will open  at 2:30 p.m. 

The Alameda Recreation and Parks Department (ARPD) will be organizing several youth and adult sport events and leagues during the winter and springs seasons. 

ARPD and the Alameda Point Gym will be organizing the Junior Warriors Spring Break Basketball Camp from Monday, March 28 to Friday, April 1. The program is being offered to boys and girls in kindergarten through fifth grade. 

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