Alameda Education Foundation
Academy Olympians A 59, Lincoln Wood Beavers 46: The Alameda Olympians defeated the Wood Beavers in the AEF Championship on Feb. 26. With size, speed and a strong shooting arsenal, they had no trouble defending their no.1 position over a worthy opponent.
Lincoln 25, Academy 22: In the B division, Lincoln surprised the Academy with strong defense and a strong finish to win by three points.
Lincoln 53, Academy 20: In the Girls A division, on Feb. 27, undefeated Lincoln played solid defense and passed well offensively to dominant Academy. The Beavers had strong play from their shooting guards, but it was not enough to keep them in the game that day.
Lincoln 14, Academy 2: The Lincolns Girls B team also entered the game undefeated and held onto their top spot with a win.
Alameda Girls Softball Association
Blue Lightning 14, Harbor Bay Realty Cherry Bombers 12: For the Bombers, Trina Eichel and April McCarver kept the game close with strong pitching. Esther McCarthy rallied the team with two triples and Vivi McKee added two singles and two RBIs. Angela Collaco and Annie Lynch reached base after beating out dropped third strikes.
Citizen Canine Blue Penguins 14, Green Hericanes 9: The Blue Penguins won the game behind a seven run explosion in the fourth inning. Annika Stenstedt, Brooklyn Bilstein, Gabrielle Strauser, and Deanna Benedetto scored runs and Emily Dougherty stole home.
The Seven Salon Black Magic 10, Green Explosion 0: For the Black Magic, Katherine Legg, Ayako Kiener, and Ariana Strauser combined for a shutout on the mound. Patricia Penalver was steadfast behind the plate for four strong innings, while Lily Rausser showed off some nifty glove work at first.
Alameda Physical Therapy Red Bombers 7, Blue Dolphins 7: The Red Bombers rallied in the fourth inning to tie the game at 7-7. Ani Tuutafaiva energized the Bombers with a triple and two RBIs. Lucy Helms and Sofia Martin del Campo both displayed strong pitching, and Lauryn Nakamura added ann RBI single.
Island Storm vs. Eyewise Optometry Night Owls: For the Night Owls, pitchers Stella Frame-Ferguson, Harper Atkisson, Malia Layag, and Audrey Barnes combined for four strikeouts, while Caroline Phinney's strong fielding kept a runner stranded on base. Audrey Barnes and Bella Sloan both made solid contact at the plate.
Dr. Richard Tabor Black Diamonds 7, Purple Flames 1: For the Black Diamonds, pitcher Kylie Mesterhazy's fastball couldn't be touched. Catcher Talula Wilmot and Ruby Jordan, at first base, made several key nice plays on defense. Newcomers Giuliana Means and Lucy Allison displayed fine batting, base running and sportsmanship.
Four Leaf Clovers 5, Tamor & Tamor Attorneys at Law-Flaming Skulls 3: For the Skulls, Raffety had the first hit of the day. Ashley Nakano pitched a perfect second inning, while Virginia Morgan and Nicole Cramer added singles. Taylor Nguyen and Morgan drove in runs in the loss.