Sports

The Alameda Hornets’ baseball team continued its winning ways with a 15-4 victory over the San Leandro Pirates last Friday, May 1.

You wouldn’t know from the final score, but the contest was a close game, at least through six innings. The Pirates managed to score two run in the bottom of the sixth inning to bring the score to a 4-4 tie entering the top half of the seventh and final inning. The Hornets were able to regroup from the letdown of giving up the lead to score 11 runs in the seventh inning. It was the Hornets biggest offensive output of the season. 

Eighteen-year-old Miguel Delgado shot four-under par in the final round and 11-under overall to win the 88th iteration of the Commuters Golf Championship last Sunday, April 26, on the Earl Fry Course.

After 54 holes of golf action it looked like anyone’s tournament to win when fourth-round action began Sunday morning. Delgado entered the final round in a four-way tie for the lead at eight-under 205 with Carlos Briones, Jonathan Keane and Finigan Tilly.

The USA West Region International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Hopes camp and tournament was held at the Alameda Table Tennis Center (ATTC) at 2050 Lincoln Ave. the weekend of April 10 through 12.

Here’s a recap of several Alameda Girls’ Softball Association games that took place last weekend.

The Encinal Market Flaming Fireballs took down the Local Union 342 Green Emeralds 6-0 in an eight-under-division game. The Fireballs put up four runs in the bottom of the first, including RBI from Sophia Dant and Lindsey Duncan. Anne Rosenbaum, Lana Schullstrom and Screechfield combined to pitch a shutout. The Flaming Fireballs improved to 5-1 on the season.

There were lots of changes to the top of the leaderboard during the first two rounds of play at the 88th Annual Alameda Commuters Tournament.

The Bay Area’s most prestigious amateur golf tournament kicked off last Saturday, April 18, at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex. The field consisted of 208 of the best amateur golfers on the West Coast with some travelling all the way from La Jolla to participate in the spring event.

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