Fall Sports Roundup
Week two of the fall sports season saw some surprising outcomes for Alameda high school sports teams on the fields and courts.
The Alameda High School football team came up short in its contest against Washington of Fremont. The Hornets did put up a much better fight than in their previous outing. The Hornets lost 14-8 last Friday, Sept. 2, at home. The loss moves them to 0-2 on the year.
The Encinal High School team cruised to another shutout victory last Friday. The Jets led 20-0 after one quarter and 27-0 at halftime. They went on to cruise to a 40-0 victory over Terra Linda of San Rafael. It was Encinal’s second shutout. They have outscored opponents 114-0.
The Alameda Hornets women’s Volleyball team started the first week of the season going 2-4. The Hornets went 2-3 at the George Mark tournament on Saturday, Sept. 3 — all five games were played in one day. They beat Irvington 2-1 (21-25, 27-25, 15-8), lost to American of Fremont 2-0 (20-25, 20-25), beat Mt. Eden of Hayward 2-0 (25-5, 25-15), lost to Dougherty Valley 2-0 (8-25, 13-25) and lost to American again 2-0 (21-25, 13-25). They will next play Skyline of Oakland today.
St. Joseph Notre Dame won its opening match against St. Mary’s 3-1. They will face Bentley of Lafayette tomorrow.