The Alameda men’s and women’s soccer teams and the Encinal women’s soccer team all suffered losses in the first round of the North Coast Section (NCS) playoffs last week. All three Alameda teams were held scoreless in their postseason matches. The defeats signaled the close of the 2018 Alameda high school soccer season.
Newcomer Diane Millado won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club net tournament event last Thursday, Feb. 15, on the Earl Fry Course. Millado posted a net 67 to best 31 other participants including Bonnie Kim who shot a net 68.
Millado and Kim both participated in the third flight — handicap of 31 to 34. Susan Yoon shot a net 71 for third place in the flight.
Major League Soccer (MLS) team the San Jose Earthquakes revealed its new jersey and mini-pitch court at an unveiling ceremony at Hornet Field in Alameda last Sunday, Feb. 11.
The jersey is called the Navy SEAL Foundation Jersey. The jersey is a result of a partnership collective among the Earthquakes, the Navy SEAL Foundation and Adidas. Five percent of proceeds from jerseys sold at the Earthquake’s team store will go to the Navy SEAL Foundation to benefit the Naval Special Warfare force and their families.
Bobbie Hoepner and Phoebe Yu won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club net tournament with matching net 68s last Thursday, Feb. 8, on the Earl Fry Course.
Yu competed in the second flight among golfers with a handicap of 24 to 30. Dee Dee Appleton finished in second place with a net 71. Diane Hughes finished third with a net 73. Kim Sung and Madeline Sally tied for fourth place in the flight with net 76s.
The Alameda Attack Lacrosse Club is gearing up for the spring 2018 season next month.
The Alameda Attack girls’ high school lacrosse team is the defending champions and will look to make it four straight titles this season. The team won its third-straight Northern California Junior Lacrosse Association (NCJLA) championship May 21, 2017, at Patelco Fields in Pleasanton. The team defeated the San Jose Extreme 12-6 to secure the “three-peat.” St. Joseph Notre Dame sponsors the team, which is comprised of girls from 11 different Bay Area high schools.