Nov 17 – Friday Sports

In Fridays action…

The girls basketball team has a scrimmage at El Cerrito HS at 5:00.

In Saturdays action…

The football team plays at Bishop O’Dowd HS in the NCS quarterfinals at 1:00.

The cross country team competes in the NCS Meet of Champions at Hayward HS at 8:00 am.

The boys basketball team has a scrimmage at Tamalpais HS. Freshmen at 10:30, jv at 12:30 and varsity at 2:00.

The frosh-soph girls soccer team hosts Concord HS at 9:00 am.

Sports over the Thanksgiving break

Tuesday, November 21

Boys basketball hosts Foothill HS in the NCS Foundation Games. Freshmen at 4:00, jv at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

The girls basketball team plays at Mission San Jose HS in the NCS Foundation Games. JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

Wednesday, November 22

The jv boys basketball team plays Freedom HS in the Freedom tournament at 8:30 pm.

Friday, November 24

NCS football semifinals.

The jv boys basketball team plays in the Freedom tournament.

Saturday, November 25

CIF cross country championships at Woodward Park in Fresno.

NCS football semifinals.

Varsity boys basketball hosts the alumni game at 7:00.

The jv boys basketball team plays in the Freedom tournament.

The girls basketball team plays in a scrimmage at Modesto Christian HS.

Nov 13 – Monday Sports

In Thursday’s action…

The girls tennis team came so close to upsetting the #1 seed Dougherty Valley HS 4-3 in the NCS quarterifnals.  Eliza Bates and Jasmine Toni won singles matches and Megan Cardiff & Maddie McDonagh won their doubles match.

In Fridays action…

The football team defeated Petaluma HS 63-25 in the first round of the NCS playoffs to advance to the quarterfinals Saturday at Bishop O’Dowd HS at 1:00.

Game photos posted at Maxpreps.com

Nov 11 – Saturday Sports

In Thursdays action…

The girls tennis team came so close to upsetting the #1 seed Dougherty Valley HS 4-3 in the NCS quarterifnals. Eliza Bates and Jasmine Toni won singles matches and Megan Cardiff & Maddie McDonagh won their doubles match.

In Fridays action…

The football team defeated Petaluma HS 63-25 in the first round of the NCS playoffs to advance to the quarterfinals.

Nov 9 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesdays action…

It was an incredible NCS Girls Water Polo Semifinal game. The Dons fell behind Monte Vista HS early 4-1 and fought their way back. They closed the gap to 6-5 and scored with 1:12 left in the game to force overtime. Monte Vista scored in the first half of overtime, but Bella Wentzel answered with the tying goal with 1:34 left in the second overtime half. Freshman Claire Rowell scored quickly after to create an 8-7 lead, but Monte Vista scored at the buzzer to force the second overtime. Monte Vista scored the winning goal in the second overtime. A great game and a great season for our Girls Water Polo team.

In Thursdays action…

The girls tennis team has a match at Dougherty Valley HS at 2:00, weather permitting, in the NCS quarterfinals.

Nov 8 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesdays action…

The girls tennis team pulled out a thrilling 4-3 victory over Mission San Jose HS in the first round of the NCS team playoffs to advance to the quarterfinals at Dougherty Valley HS Thursday at 2:00. Olivia Reinecke & Sam Sweeney recorded the decisive 3 set match to secure the victory. The other doubles matches were won by Sydney Bell & Zoe Cate and Megan Cardiff & Maddie McDonagh. Eliza Bates won her singles match.

In Wednesdays action…

The #3 seeded girls water polo team plays #2 Monte Vista HS at Northgate HS at 6:00 in the NCS semifinals. The winner advances to the championship game Saturday and qualifies for the CIF Northern Regional playoffs.

Note: At all NCS playoff games, there is an admission charge. General admission is $10 and students, children and senior citizens are $6. No passes are honored.

NCS Playoffs

This is a big week for NCS playoffs…

Tuesday, the girls tennis team plays Mission San Jose HS at the Fremont Tennis Center in the first round at 2:00.

Wednesday, the #3 seeded girls water polo team plays #2 Monte Vista HS at Northgate HS in the semifinals at 6:00.

Friday, the #5 seeded football team hosts #12 Petaluma HS at 7:00.

Tickets may be purchased online for the NCS playoff games. They are on GoFan at the links below. After purchase, you will show the ticket on your phone at the main gate and they will deactivate and allow you to enter.

Girls water polo semifinal v. Monte Vista HS at Northgate HS Wednesday at 6:00.
https://gofan.co/app/school/CIFNCS/Girls-Water-Polo

Football first round hosting Petaluma HS Friday at 7:00.
https://gofan.co/app/school/CIFNCS/Division-3-Football

Cross Country DAL Championship Meet Results

The Dons came out in strength in the DAL Championship meet on Saturday, November 4, 2017 in Martinez.

Over 80% of the runners had time improvements from the same Hidden Valley Park course back in September! Way to go Dons!!!

Highlights from the meet:

Freshmen Nicole Frigon and Beth Hamalian finished 1st and 3rd overall in the Frosh/Soph Girls 2-mile race with times of 13:37.5 and 14:09.2, respectively!! Also finishing in the top 15 was Freshman Binti Sohn with an 11th place finish with a time of 14:30.2. Sophomore Maxine D’Orazio finished 21st with a time of 15:22.8. Times for Beth, Binti and Maxine were all personal records this year! WOW!!! Great job ladies!!! The ladies led Acalanes to 3rd overall out of 7 teams behind Campolindo and Las Lomas. Great job!!

The frosh/soph boys didn’t disappoint either! Sophomore Nick Hutson came in 1st place with a time of 11:07.3. Now that’s smokin’ fast! Sophomore Harrison Seymour finished in 5th place with a time of 11:27.3. Both times were personal records this year! Amazing running boys! Acalanes finished 4th out of 9 teams behind Campolindo, College Park and Clayton Valley.

The boys varsity also had a very strong 3-mile race, with Senior Ethon Frigon finishing as the top Don in 12th place overall with a time of 16:49.7. Great job!! Juniors Joshua Starr and Riley noon finished 19th and 21st with times of 17:05.1 and 17:19.0, respectively. Freshman Dominic Basaldua rounded out the top 25 with a time of 17:35.6. The Dons finished 4th out of 9 teams behind Campolindo, Las Lomas and College Park.

Great job to all the runners! It’s been a great season! Off to NCS for the top runners this season, which will take place November 18 in Hayward.

Pictures below are Nicole Frigon and Nick Hutson;Riley Noon, Ethan Frigon, and Joshua Starr (all medaled).


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