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.
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).
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.
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 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.