Alameda girls golf team shines in win

  • Alameda High's five scorers all shot 7-under par or better in an impressive 197-247 victory over Castro Valley on Oct. 1 at Chuck Corica Golf Complex's South Course. Andrea Leung and Corine Tan led the way with scores of 2-over 37. Other Hornets scorers were Melissa Yao (39), Kenness Cheung (42) and Elizabeth Wong (42).

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    O'Dowd volleyball team beats Berkeley

  • Bryanna Davis and Brianna Karsseboom combined for 26 kills as the Bishop O'Dowd High girls volleyball team defeated Berkeley 25-22, 26-24, 25-14 on Oct. 3. Davis slammed 14 kills and Karsseboom added 12 in the win. Teammates Katie Orbeta and Kyle Carlson produced 31 assists and 22 digs respectively.

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    El Cerrito girls tennis team edges Salesian

  • The El Cerrito High girls tennis team swept the doubles matches en route to a 4-3 victory over Salesian on Oct. 3. The doubles teams of Deborah Kyong/Allyson Ko (No. 1), Tenzin Dechen/Karma Dolma (No. 2) and Nai Saeyang/Venus Chao (No. 3) all won in straight sets. In addition, Jennifer Maradiaga won the No. 2 singles match in straight sets.

    -- Staff

    On deck

  • Encinal at Bishop O'Dowd, football, Oct. 11, 7 p.m. -- The visiting Jets will be aiming to extend their winning streak entering WACC-Foothill Division play while the Dragons look to put a 1-4 start to this season behind them.

  • St. Mary's vs. Valley Christian-Dublin at Chabot College, football, Oct. 11, 7 p.m. -- The Panthers will try to increase their four-game winning streak when they travel to take on the Vikings.

  • Hayward at Berkeley, football, Oct. 11, 7 p.m. -- The Yellowjackets will look to stop a two-game losing streak when it opens West Alameda County Conference-Foothill Division play against the Farmers.

    Stars of the week

  • Maggie Elias, Alameda girls volleyball -- The outside hitter produced 15 kills and 10 aces in a 25-10, 25-11, 25-19 victory over Hayward on Oct. 1. She also had five kills and six digs in a 25-8, 26-24, 25-18 loss to San Leandro on Oct. 3.

  • Isaiah Hunter, Encinal football -- The senior scored both of the Jets' touchdowns and rushed for a game-high 105 yards on 20 carries in a 14-10 Island Bowl victory on Oct. 4. He reached the end zone on a 6-yard run in the second quarter and a 1-yard run in the third quarter.

  • Keilan Benjamin, El Cerrito football -- Benjamin completed 10 of his 15 passes for 177 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions in a 40-14 victory over Salesian on Oct. 5.

  • Bryanna Davis, Bishop O'Dowd girls volleyball -- Davis slammed 14 kills in a 25-22, 26-24, 25-14 victory over Berkeley on Oct. 3.

  • Connor Garrett, Piedmont football -- Garrett rushed for 115 yards and four touchdowns, including three in the first half, of a 49-0 victory over Richmond on Oct. 5.

  • Lorenzo Logwood, St. Mary's football -- Logwood rushed for 142 yards on only seven carries and scored five touchdowns in the Panthers' 63-13 victory over Berean Christian on Oct. 5. The senior rushed for four scores, including a 71-yard run, and also caught a 28-yard pass for a touchdown.

  • Lucy Moradian, College Prep girls volleyball -- Moradian produced 10 kills, seven digs and three aces in a 25-4, 24-8, 26-24 victory over Redwood Christian on Oct. 3. She also had 11 kills and three digs in a 25-21, 25-19, 25-7 win over Holy Names on Oct. 1.