Sports

 

Two players sit atop the leaderboard at the halfway mark of the 92nd Alameda Commuters Golf Tournament at Corica Park. 

Jason Anthony and Daniel Robertson lead in the longest running Alameda golf tournament after two rounds of play with matching two-under-par 142s. Anthony, a Fresno State alum, shot one-under par 71s in round one on April 6, and round two on April 7. Robertson posted a three-under 69 in round one, but took a step back in round two with a one-over-par 73. Robertson was the only golfer to shoot below a 70 in round one when he shot his three-under 69.

 

St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) senior Emily Perez finished 14th in the women’s 1,600-meter race with a time of 5:06.84 at the Stanford Invitational on Saturday, March 30. Encinal High School (EHS) senior Shelby Nelson finished 25th in the same race. She completed the distance in 5:21.81. Twenty-six athletes competed in the race.

Encinal High School (EHS) graduate Osiris Johnson will miss all of the 2019 baseball season for the Miami Marlins minor league team after suffering a stress fracture in his tibia. 

Osiris had surgery to repair his tibia Friday, March 29. The anticipated recovery time is five-to-six months. The team has not revealed how or when Johnson suffered the injury. The 2018 EHS graduate was expected to report to the organization’s new Low-A affiliate team in Clinton, Iowa.

 

Sonia Kwak won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club net tournament event March 28, on the Jack Clarke Course with a net 67.

Kwak competed in the second flight among golfers with a handicap of 23 to 29. Kwak won the flight by a four-stroke margin over Sarah Valentine. Claire Loud and Fran Mori tied for third place in the flight with matching net 74s. Bernice Herzberg rounded out the top five in the flight with a net 77.

 

Kids and their families are invited to take part in a Downtown Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Businesses will be providing free treats, as well as a variety of other family friendly activities. The annual event is in partnership with downtown businesses, the Downtown Alameda Business Association and Kiwanis Club of Alameda.

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