All three Alameda high school softball teams have gotten off to a good start in the 2019 season.
The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) softball team earned its first win of the season in a 3-0 victory over Tamalpais High of Mill Valley on March 12. SJND sophomore Caroline Evans was fantastic for the Pilots on the mound. She pitched five innings without giving up a run. She also struck out three batters while allowing just three hits.
Barbara Barton won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club net tournament event last Thursday, March 14, on the Jack Clark Course.
Barton posted a tournament-low net 69 to win over 40 other participants. Barton competed in the fourth flight among golfers with a handicap of 33 to 36. Angie Vaccarezza finished second in the flight with a net 70. Ann Ching shot a net 73 for third place. Jean Cho shot a net 76, while Sandi Kaney posted a net 78 for fifth place.
Perez, Annis shine on St. Joseph Notre Dame High School’s track team
Two St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) track-and-field athletes won two individual races at the second Bay County League-East (BCL-E) meet of the season on March 5 at Chabot College in Hayward.
Senior Emily Perez won the women’s 1,600- and 3,200-meter races, while junior Zavier Annis won the men’s 100- and 200-meter races.
The soccer season for Alameda high school teams ended last month with teams’ bids at a North Coast Section (NCS) titles unsuccessful.
Alameda High School’s (AHS) women’s team lost to Livermore High, 5-0, in the first round of the NCS women’s Div. II playoffs on Feb. 13. The Hornets were heavy underdogs as the 16th seed, while the Cowboys were the first seed in the tournament. AHS finished the season 9-8-3 overall.