The Alameda High School Hornets will visit Encinal High School at Willie Stargell Field to face off against their cross-town rival Jets this Friday, Sept. 7, in the annual Island Bowl. The Hornets bring a 3-0 record into the game starting with an impressive 60-14 win over American High School of Fremont. The team then shut Berkeley High School out 16-0 and scored big against Pleasant Hill’s College Park High School, winning 52-14.
Maggie Lindquist won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club net tournament event last Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Jack Clark Course.
Lindquist posted a net 65 in the first flight among golfers with a 12 to 24 handicap. Behind Lindquist was Stephanie Bellato who shot a net 67. Bellato also posted the lowest gross score of the event with an overall 79. Bernice Herzberg finished in third place in the flight with a net 71. Dot Moody was fourth with a net 74, while Candy Tom shot a net 75 to round out the top five in the flight.
The Alameda Blaze girls’ 12-and-under softball team celebrated closing out its summer 2018 season with a first-place finish at the Watsonville Strawberry Jam last month. The Blaze defeated the Pleasanton Phantom 7-3 in the first game on July 21. They followed that with a 6-0 victory over the San Jose Twisters a few hours later in the Pool C round-robin tournament. The Phantom defeated the Twisters 18-0 in the other contest. The Blaze 10U team also went 2-0 with a 10-0 win over Mt. Dream of San Lorenzo and a 8-2 victory over the Seaside All-Stars of Oxnard.