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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 St. Joseph Notre Dame High School (SJND) women’s volleyball team’s attempt to start the season on the right foot did not go well after two losses at the Albany High tournament on Aug. 25. 

 

Flor Ventanilla won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club net tournament event Thursday, Aug. 16, on the Jack Clark Course.

Ventanilla competed in the second of four flights among golfers with a handicap of 27 to 32. She shot a net 65, 10 strokes better than the rest of her flight competitors. Barbara Mickle, Diana Millado and Yvonne Lee all shot net 75s to tie for second place. Louise Eilhardt posted a net 76 for fifth place in the flight.

 

Tomorrow is the last day to apply for the 105th annual Alameda City Tennis Tournament. The event is the oldest continuous sporting event in the city. The tournament will be held the weekend of Friday, Sept. 7, through Sunday, Sept. 9. This year’s tournament will take place at the Fairfield Tennis Courts at Lower Washington Park, 740 Central Ave.

The entry fee is $35 for adult singles and $60 for adult doubles. Junior singles players will pay $25, while junior doubles teams pay $40. 

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. 

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