Tai Chewpanich and Jeanne Yip are atop the leaderboard with matching net 68s after round one of the 67th President’s Cup tournament Thursday, May 30, on the Jack Clark Course. The President’s Cup is a three-round tournament. The golfer with the lowest net score after all three rounds wins the tournament regardless of what flight they play in.
Chewpanich competed in the first flight among golfers with a handicap of 14 to 22. Three of the top four golfers in the President’s Cup played in the first flight.
The third annual Alameda High School (AHS) annual Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place Saturday, June 8, at the Alameda Elks Lodge. The AHS Hall of Fame Committee will be inducting 10 former AHS athletes with stellar careers while members of Hornet athletic teams.
The Alameda high school baseball/softball season has ended with all of the teams coming up short of their ultimate goal of winning a North Coast Section (NCS) title.
The Alameda High School (AHS) baseball team entered the NCS Div. II playoffs as the No. 11 seed. They upset the No. 6 seed Sir Francis Drake of San Anselmo 8-4 on May 15. Five days later they defeated Windsor High School 14-4. The Hornets’ run at a NCS title ended with a 10-0 loss to Benicia High School on May 24. The Hornets finished with a 17-10 overall record.
Alameda High School (AHS) graduate Maddy Lewis and her UC San Diego (UCSD) softball team were eliminated from the Div. II College Softball World Series Friday, May 24. The Tritons were knocked off by West Chester University, 7-6, in the tournament’s consolation game.
In the contest Lewis, a third baseman, went 1-for-2 at the plate and drove in a run while scoring twice herself. West Chester made an improbable comeback scoring four runs in the sixth and two runs in the seventh after trailing 5-0 in the bottom of the fifth inning. UCSD finished with a 37-17 overall record.
On May 15, outstanding Alameda eighth-graders from seven local schools received Hope of America awards from the Alameda Kiwanis Club. The students were nominated by their teachers and selected by Kiwanis for exceptional leadership, community spirit, character, academics and inspiration to their peers. From left to right, they are: Abhinav Peddada, Academy of Alameda; Nairobi Taylor, Academy of Alameda; Matthew Hildreth, Lincoln Middle School; Chelsea Wee, Wood Middle School; Jaden Smith, Bay Farm School; Mia Furuichi Fong, Encinal Junior High School; Mia Holley, St.