The 2019 Junior Golf Association of Northern California championship (JGANC) take place on July 15 and 16 on the Jack Clark Course.

Travis Miller from Castro Valley was the boys’ overall winner. He posted a 73 and 71 in his two rounds of play for a combined 144. Cindy Wong of San Jose won the girls’ overall tournament with a 73 in round one and a 75 in round two for an overall 148.

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) recently recognized Alameda alum and Wrocester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) atendee Christine Hovermale for her achievments in academics and athletics.

Hovermale’s team was led by three-time selections Eva Barinelli and Madeline Burke and 2019 NCAA Elite 90 honoree Sarah St. Pierre. The association recognized a total of 10 WPI women’s rowers as National Scholar-Athletes for their work on the lake and in the classroom.

Dot Moody won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club’s net tournament event Thursday, July 11, on the Jack Clark Course. Moody posted a net 66 in the first flight among golfers with a 13 to 23 handicap. Moody also posted the best gross score of the event with an overall 88.

Tracey Perkins shot a net 68 for second place in the flight and second place in the overall tournament. Maggie Lindquist shot a net 72 for third place. Peggy Miller shot a net 75 for fourth place, while Candy Tom posted a net 76 to round out the top five in the flight.

The Alameda Junior Golf Club held a competition Wednesday, July 10, on the Earl Fry Course.
Adrian Davis won the boys’ 16- to 18-year-old division with a 63. Brice Chin finished four strokes behind him with a 67. Joseph Donavan finished third in the division with an 80.

Amaan Kanji posted a 75 to win the boys’ 14- to 15-year-old division. Cooper Gunning shot a 75 to finish in second place, while Zachary Williams rounded out the top three with an 86.

An Alameda-based rugby team will be holding a girls’ rugby clinic Saturday, Aug. 3, at Rittler Park.

Alameda Riptide, an under-19 girls’ rugby club, will present the free clinic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The clinic is open to all girls who will be entering grades nine to 12 this fall. The clinic will introduce participants to basic rugby skills. No experience is necessary to attend the clinic. Participants will learn rudimentary rugby skills such as ball handling, tackling, rucking and team ethos.