The Alameda High women’s golf team celebrate winning another West Alameda County Conference championship Monday, Oct. 16, at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex. From left: Ashley Heng (sophomore), Allyson Esguerra (senior), Elizabeth Scholtes (senior), Rob Friedrich (coach), Alexis Quan (sophomore), Lauren Tan (junior), Alexis Esguerra (junior). The team has won 11 straight league titles.
The Color Run Dream Tour will hold a 5K run Saturday, Oct. 28, at Alameda Point. The event will benefit the American Diabetes Association, the nation’s leading non-profit organization supporting American children and adults living with type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes.
Encinal quarterback Theori Oliver stood tall again in the Jets 35-10 victory over Hayward High Monday, Oct. 16, at Stargell Field.
The senior accounted for all five of the Jets touchdowns in the contest. Oliver was a true dual-threat quarterback in the game. He threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more scores. Not only was Oliver dominant on offense, he was stellar on defense as well. He intercepted a pass and took it to the house for another touchdown.
The Alameda and Encinal high school water polo teams are looking sharp as they approach the postseason.
Women’s Water Polo
The Encinal women’s team just finished going 3-1 in the Pinole Valley Tournament on Oct. 6 and 7. They defeated Marin Academy of San Rafael 10-6, lost to Redwood of Larkspur 7-5, but rebounded with victories over Bishop O’Dowd of Oakland (9-4) and Terra Linda of San Rafael (8-5).
The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) and Alameda High School cross-country teams competed at the Clovis Invitational last Saturday, at Woodward Park in Fresno.
The SJND men’s team finished 11th out of 32 teams in the small school division. SJND sophomore Zavier Annis was the first Pilot to cross the finish line in the 5,000-meter race. He completed the trek in 16:27.9, good for 17th place out of 219 participants. Fellow Pilot sophomore Dominic Padre was the second to cross. He finished with a time of 16:45.7, which put him at 28th place.