Locals Sign with College Teams

Clayton Woo    Above, left to right: James Lang, Brian Woo and Elizabeth Scholtes.

Golf, baseball, football stars move on

Three students-athletes from Alameda High School (AHS) signed their college national letters of intent on national signing day April 11, at the school’s gymnasium.

Elizabeth Scholtes signed on to play golf at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. The senior led her AHS women’s golf team to a West Alameda County Conference league title last October. Her team finished sixth at the North Coast Section (NCS) championships last fall. Scholtes also competes in Alameda Junior Golf Club tournaments during the summer.

Bryan Woo also signed on to play for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He will play on the school’s baseball team. Woo pitches and plays infield for the Hornets. The senior has led the AHS baseball team to a 20-1-1 record this season. The Mustangs compete in the Big West Conference with seven other teams including UC Davis. Cal Poly is a National Collegiate Athletic Association Div. I school.

James Lang committed to play football for Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kan. Lang played defensive back primarily for the Hornets. He also played wide receiver for AHS. Lang led the Hornets to the NCS Div. II playoffs last season. Tabor College is a Christian school. The Blue Jays are a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics school. They compete in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.

The student-athletes were joined by their peers, coaches and family members at the ceremony.