The Alameda (AHS) and Encinal high school cross-country teams competed in the West Alameda County Conference (WACC) cross-country finals Saturday, Nov. 3, at Hayward High.
The AHS women’s team finished in second place out of eight teams. They were led by senior Lauren Lum. She finished fifth out of 62 individual performers. Lum finished with a time of 18:49.13 in the three-mile race.
The Encinal High School Jets football team will advance to the second round of the North Coast Section (NCS) Div. III playoffs after a 49-0 rout of Petaluma High Saturday, Nov. 3 at Stargell Field.
Even though the Jets and Trojans entered the tournament as the eighth and ninth seeds, respectively, Encinal overwhelmed Petaluma with its athletic talent.
The Jets’ offense took off before most people in attendance could get to their seats.
Both Encinal and Alameda high school football teams qualified for the North Coast Section (NCS) Div. III playoffs. The teams will compete in the first round of the playoffs this weekend.
The Jets were awarded the eighth seed out of 14 teams. They will take on Petaluma High Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Nail House. The Hornets were seeded 12th in the tournament. They will face fifth-seed Miramonte of Orinda Friday, Nov. 2.