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St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) graduate Aysha Hayes was the runner up in the 101st American Tennis Association (ATA) National Championships Monday, July 30. The tournament was held at the United States Tennis Association national training center in Orlando, Fla.

The Amateur Atheltic Union (AAU) basketball team Clutch City won the Jam On It Grand Finale AAU 16-and-under basketball tournament Sunday, July 22, in Las Vegas. The Alameda-based club won despite playing with just seven players. 

More than 250 boys’ and girls’ teams competed in more than 45 division tournaments at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Clutch City, which consists of athletes from Alameda, was one of eight teams in the 16-and-under division. 

 

The Alameda Women’s Golf Club held its Annual Invitational tournament last Thursday, July 26, on the Jack Clark South Course at Corica Park. The tournament theme was “Christmas in July” with many golfers dressed in Christmas sweaters. 

The tournament was a group-play event with teams of four competing in six flights. Thirty-six teams competed with 144 individual players, 73 were guests. The best two scores on each hole were counted, while the other two were discarded.

The City of Alameda’s official swimming tournament, the City Swim Championships take place this weekend. The three-day event begins tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 3, and continues to Sunday, Aug. 5, when the award ceremony is held at 1 p.m. The meet begins at 5:30 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 

Current USA Swimming and Pacific Swimming Rules govern the races. All events are timed finals. All swimmers must be Alameda residents at the time of the meet to participate. Swimmers may compete in a maximum of three individual events per day. 

Alameda native Aziz Zarehbin brought home the gold at the 2018 USA Table Tennis National Tournament in Las Vegas. More than 600 athletes competed in more than 100 competitions at the event July 2 through 7.

Aziz, 12, won the minicadet boys’ national championship title for the second consecutive year. The event was open to boys born in 2005 or later. 

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