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Angie Vaccarezza won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club’s (AWGC) net tournament event on Aug. 14 on the Earl Fry Course by the slimmest of margins. Vaccarezza shot a net 68, narrowly beating out second place finisher Kay Park.

Both Vaccarezza and Park competed in the third flight among golfers with a 30 to 40 handicap. Bonnie Kim scored a net 73 in the flight to finish in third place. Betty Hatch and Bev Blatt tied for fourth place with a net 77.

 

Awards named for historic athletes handed out

The 60th annual City of Alameda Swim Championships took place the weekend of Aug. 8 to 10 at the Emma Hood Swim Center.

Many participants in the swimming competition received awards at the annual event. Recipients included Mischa Korelov, who received the Lance Seely Memorial Award for the most outstanding high school male swimmer at the event.

Carole Evans won the August charm at the Alameda Women’s Golf Club charm event last Thursday, Aug. 7, on the Earl Fry Course.

The Junior Demonstration Foil Tournament took place last Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Pacific Fencing Club (PFC).

Troy Uysal of Oakland won the gold medal at the event. David Knights won the silver medal, while Monique Zhou was awarded the bronze medal. Both Knights and Zhou hail from San Leandro. Alameda native Ethan Archibald came in fourth place.

PFC’s next major event will be the Open Foil Tournament scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 23.

The Pacific Fencing Club is located at 2329 Santa Clara Ave.

The team of Judy Eng, Shirley Lee and guests Joyce Shao and Alice Won were the big winners at the Alameda Women’s Golf Club Invitational last Thursday, July 31, on the Earl Fry Course.

The team shot a net 114, which was the lowest net score in the event. The team competed in the second flight with golfers with a combined team handicap of 82 to 93. The rules the event call for all four members of each team to play each hole, but the caveat is only the top two scores of each hole count toward the team’s overall score, while the other two scores are discarded.

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