The Alameda Girls Softball Association began its softball season last Saturday, March 7.
The Ole’s Waffle House Hurricanes defeated the Encinal Market Flaming Fireballs 6-3 in the 8-years-old-and-under (8U) division. Katy Lambert struck out three in a row in the last inning, clinching the win for the Hurricanes.
Several Alameda high school basketball teams played or will be playing in their respective California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) tournaments this week.
Encinal High men’s basketball team enter the CIF Division III Northern Regional tournament as the 12 seed — out of 13 teams. The California state championships is determined by a final game between the northern and southern regional tournament winners in each respective division.
Kay Park posted a net 70 to win the third Alameda Women’s Golf Club event of the month on the Earl Fry Course last Thursday, Feb. 19.
The event was played net-style, meaning the lowest net score wins the event. Park played in the third flight with golfers who have a 29 to 34 handicap. Park shot a net 70 to win the flight and the overall tournament. Denise Grati came in second in the flight and the overall tournament by posting a net 71. Bonnie Kim and Sonia Kwak shot matching net 76s to tie for third place.
Several Alameda high schools were notified of their seedings in the North Coast Section (NCS) basketball playoffs last Sunday, Feb. 22. The tournaments began this week.
The Encinal men’s basketball team sports an 18-11 overall record throughout the year so far. They were given the sixth seed — out of 14 teams — in the NCS Division III playoffs after winning their league title. The Jets took down San Lorenzo 74-68 in the West Alameda County Conference (WACC) Championship last Saturday, Feb. 21.