Sept 28 – Thursday Sports

Acalanes Girls Lacrosse

On Monday, October 2nd there will be a pre-season meeting for the Acalanes Girls Lacrosse program in the Cafeteria at 7pm.

If you are interested in playing lacrosse this year it is important that you attend this meeting. Parents are encouraged to attend. Coaches will be there to discuss the season, pre-season clinics and try-out information!

In Wednesdays action…

The boys water polo team also opened league play with a 17-12 victory over Las Lomas HS.

The girls water polo team defeated Las Lomas HS 13-7 in their DAL opener.

The girls golf team was defeated by Northgate HS.

In Thursdays action…

The girls tennis team has a match against Campolindo HS at 3:30. Varsity is home and JV is away.

The girls golf team has a match against Campolindo HS at Moraga CC at 3:30.

The freshman football team plays at Newark Memorial HS at 6:00.

Wednesdays individual standouts…

Varsity boys water polo. Max Stryker and Bennett Winther each scored 5 goals and had 1 assist. Jake Stone added 4 goals and 1 assist.

JV boys water polo. Charlie Bettencourt scored 5 goals.

Girls water polo. Jewel Roemer was the offensive standout and Bella Wentzel on the defensive end of the pool.

Sept 25 – Monday Sports

In Fridays action…

The football team continues to roll with a 56-7 victory over De Anza HS to remain undefeated at 5-0. The jv team also won 54-26 to remain undefeated at 5-0.

The girls water polo team defeated Menlo-Atherton HS 18-4 and Mitty HS 16-0 in the Amanda McDonald Invitational.

The boys water polo team defeated EBAL power Monte Vista HS 21-11 to raise their record to 8-4.

In Saturdays action…

The girls water polo team defeated Sacred Heart Prep HS 9-3 and Soquel HS 7-6 and are the champions of the Amanda McDonald Invitational, while raising their overall record to 9-1.

Fridays individual standouts…

Varsity football. Robby Rowell completed 18 of 25 passes for 264 yards and 3 touchdowns. Nick Kresnak added 2 touchdown passes. Brian Merken had 3 receptions for 59 yards and 2 touchdowns, Chris Rogers 6 receptions for 55 yards and 1 score, Nick Price 2 receptions for 53 yards and 1 score. Keaziah Smith scored 2 rushing touchdowns and Jake Delaney added 1 score. Tommy Thrasher had 3 receptions for 51 yards and 3 tackles. Nick Henderson led the defense with 5.5 tackles, Alex Cortessis added 4 tackles and Nick Bettencourt and Seth Pezman each added 3 tackles.

JV football. John Kalil completed 18 of 24 passes for 264 yards and 3 touchdowns. Avery Howell rushed 13 times for 163 yards, 3 touchdowns and a 54 yard kickoff return. Jack Muren had 4 receptions for 73 yards and 2 touchdowns. Wes Alpert had 6 receptions for 103 yards and a touchdown. Luke Miles had 5 receptions for 78 yards. Nick Pearson led the defense with 8 tackles and Mikey O’Donnell and Ben Clark added 5 and 3 tackles, respectively. Jack Miles had an interception.

Sept 23 – Saturday Sports

In Fridays action…

The football team continues to roll with a 56-7 victory over De Anza HS. The JV team also won 54-26.

Jake Delaney
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The boys water polo team defeated EBAL power Monte Vista HS 21-11.

In Saturdays action…

The girls water polo team competes in the Amanda McDonald Invitational at Menlo School.

The JV boys water polo team competes in the St. Francis tournament.

The JV girls volleyball team competes in the Dougherty Valley tournament.

The freshman girls volleyball team competes in the East County tournament at Pittsburg HS.

Fridays individual standouts…

Varsity football. Robby Rowell completed 18 of 25 passes for 264 yards and 3 touchdowns. Nick Kresnak added 2 touchdown passes. Brian Merken had 3 receptions for 59 yards and 2 touchdowns, Chris Rogers 6 receptions for 55 yards and 1 score, Nick Price 2 receptions for 53 yards and 1 score. Keaziah Smith scored 2 rushing touchdowns and Jake Delaney added 1 score. Tommy Thrasher had 3 receptions for 51 yards and 3 tackles. Nick Henderson led the defense with 5.5 tackles, Alex Cortessis added 4 tackles and Nick Bettencourt and Seth Pezman each added 3 tackles.

Keaziah Smith
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JV football. John Kalil completed 18 of 24 passes for 264 yards and 3 touchdowns. Avery Howell rushed 13 times for 163 yards, 3 touchdowns and a 54 yard kickoff return. Jack Muren had 4 receptions for 73 yards and 2 touchdowns. Wes Alpert had 6 receptions for 103 yards and a touchdown. Luke Miles had 5 receptions for 78 yards. Nick Pearson led the defense with 8 tackles and Mikey O’Donnell and Ben Clark added 5 and 3 tackles, respectively. Jack Miles had an interception.

Sept 22 – Friday Sports

In Thursdays action…

The girls tennis team defeated College Park HS 5-4.

The girls volleyball team was defeated by Campolindo HS. The JV and freshmen teams were also defeated.

Kennedy Cornish and Grace Higgins
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The freshman football team defeated Northgate HS 42-7.

In Fridays action…

The football team hosts De Anza HS. JV at 4:30 and varsity at 7:00.

The boys water polo team hosts Monte Vista HS. JV at 4:00 and varsity at 5:00.

The girls water polo team competes in the Amanda McDonald Invitational at Menlo School.

In Saturdays action…

The girls water polo team competes in the Amanda McDonald Invitational at Menlo School.

The JV boys water polo team competes in the St. Francis tournament.

The JV girls volleyball team competes in the Dougherty Valley tournament.

The freshman girls volleyball team competes in the East County tournament at Pittsburg HS.

​Thursdays individual standouts…

​Girls tennis. Zoe Cate and Jess Gerson won singles matches. Olivia Reinecke & Sam Sweeney, Molly Cronk & Vivian Toni and ​Sophia Cooper & Rachel Minden won doubles matches.

Freshman football. Brady Huchingson completed 8 of 12 passes for 121 yards and 3 passing touchdowns and one running score. Jackson Aris-Dumas had 3 receptions for 49 yards and 1 score. Quinn Elle and Adam Kim each added a receiving touchdown, Thomas Schrader an interception return for a score and Sam Heyman returned the opening kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown. Defensive standouts. Graham Oh had 8 tackles and Adam Kim and Thomas Schrader each added 3 tackles. Adam Kim, Logan Hope and Graham Oh also had interceptions.

Sept 21 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesdays action…

The girls golf team defeated Las Lomas HS 256-262.

Avalon Schenone shot a 41 on a 9-hole par 36 course.

In Thursdays action…

The girls volleyball team hosts Campolindo HS. Freshmen at 4:00, JV at 5:00 and Varsity at 6:30.

The varsity girls tennis team has a match at College Park HS and the JV team hosts Bentley HS, both at 3:30.

The freshman football team plays at Northgate HS at 5:00.

Sept 18 – Monday Sports

In Fridays action…

The boys water polo team defeated Gunn HS and was defeated by Menlo School in their Ron Richison Invitational.

In Saturdays action…

The football team put on quite a performance defeating San Marin HS 49-14. The jv team led off the day in like fashion 46-12.

The boys water polo team defeated Jesuit HS and was defeated by Buchanan HS in their Ron Richison Invitational.

In cross country action, the Dons competed in the De La Salle-Carondelet Nike Invitational Meet on Saturday, September 16, 2017.  In girls action, the top lady Dons were Freshman Nicole Frigon, who finished 3rd (2nd Frosh) in the Frosh/Soph 2-mile race with a time of 13:34.5 and Freshmen Beth Hamalian and Binti Sohn finished 29th and 33rd (16th and 19th freshmen) with times of 14:51.2 and 14:54.1, respectively, leading the Don’s to a 7th place finish; Junior Emersyn White finished 62nd out of 251 runners in the Frosh/Soph/JV Unlimited 2-mile race with a time of 16:14.5; and Maxine D’Orazio placed 68th out of 122 runners with a time of 16:22.5 in the girls’ JV 2-mile race.  Way to go girls!!!

In boys action, the Frosh/Soph finished 8th out of 30 teams, with Sophomore Nick Hutson leading the Don’s with a 16th place finish (11th Sophomore) out of 201 runners and a time of 11:33.2 for the 2-mile race, Freshman Derek Kotarba and Sam Roth finished 39th and 42nd (13th and 14th freshmen), respectively, with times of 11:58.7 and 12:00.6; Freshman Owen Myall finished 60th out of 323 runners with a time of 13:35.9 in the Frosh/Soph Unlimited 2-mile race; Freshmen Tucker Starbuck and Ethan Chow finished 117th and 118th out of a tough 175-runner field in the JV Unlimited race, with times of 13:26.1 and 13:26.4 – what a close finish between those two!  Other notables in the JV Unlimited race were Freshman Josh Evans and Sophomore Aidan Bodner, with times of 13:31.1 and 13:31.9 – another close finish!  In boys’ Varsity action, Junior Joshua Starr earned the Don’s top spot with a 91st place finish out of 241 runners and a person record time of 17:12.1 for the 3-mile race.  Junior Riley Noon and Sophomore Andrew Owens also had fast races with times of 17:32.0 and 17:35.2.  Great job boys!!!

In Mondays action…

The girls golf team competes in the Poppy Ridge Invitational at Poppy Ridge GC at 12:00.

Sept 15 – Friday Sports

In Thursdays action…

Boys Water Polo pulled out a big victory over Jesuit HS 15-12 to raise their overall record to 4-2.

Girls Volleyball was defeated by Alhambra HS. The JV and Freshmen teams recorded victories.

Girls Golf was defeated by Miramonte HS.

Freshmen Football defeated Bishop ODowd HS 27-13.

In Fridays action…

Boys Water Polo hosts the Ron Richison Invitational.

In Saturdays action…

Football plays at San Marin HS. JV at 11:00 am and Varsity at 2:00 pm.

Boys Water Polo hosts the Ron Richison Invitational.

Girls Volleyball competes in the East County Invitational at Pittsburg HS.

Cross Country competes in the De La Salle & Carondelet Nike Invitational at Newhall Park.

Thursdays individual standouts…

JV Girls Volleyball. Offensive standout was Erin Meade and defensively it was Charlotte Glass and Jessica Larrick.

Freshmen Football. Brady Huchingson was 11-12 with 4 TD passes. Sam Heyman caught all 4 TDs and had 150 yards catching. Interceptions by Thomas Schrader and A. Kim. Logan Hope forced and recovered a fumble.

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Sept 14 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesdays action…

Girls Water Polo defeated Sir Francis Drake HS 18-3.

Sarah McCandless
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Girls Golf was defeated by the narrowest of margins by Campolindo HS 265-267.

In Thursdays action…

Girls Volleyball hosts Alhambra HS. Freshmen at 4:00, JV at 5:00 and Varsity at 6:30.

Boys Water Polo hosts Jesuit HS. Varsity at 6:00 and JV at 7:00.

Girls Golf has a match against Miramonte HS at Orinda CC at 3:15.

Freshman Football plays at Bishop O’Dowd HS at 5:00.

Sept 11 – Monday Sports

In Friday’s action…

The football team defeated Rodriguez HS 35-10.
The JV team was nearly perfect in victory 44-0.
The boys water polo team defeated Ponderosa HS 14-4 and Rio Americano HS 15-4 in the Menlo Invitational.
The girls tennis team defeated Leland HS and Redwood HS before falling to Santa Margarita HS in the Fresno Invitational.

In Saturday’s action…

The girls water polo team defeated Gunn HS 16-2 and California HS 18-2 the Acalanes Invitational.
The boys water polo team was defeated by San Ramon Valley HS and St. Mary’s HS of Stockton in the Menlo Invitational.
The girls tennis team was defeated by Buchanan HS and Stockdale HS in the Fresno Invitational.

Friday’s individual standouts…

Varsity football

Robby Rowell completed 14 of 24 passes for 244 yards, scored on a 32 yard run and threw three touchdowns to Brian Merken, who had 6 receptions for 121 yards. Chris Rogers also had 6 receptions for 65 yards. Nick Price had 4 receptions for 49 yards, and Tommy Thrasher 3 receptions for 61 yards. Jake Delaney had 3 receptions for 45 yards and scored a rushing touchdown. Nick Kresnak completed 9 of 11 passes for 109 yards. Defensively, Seth Pezman had 5 tackles, Alex Cortessis 4 tackles and Nick Bettencourt 3 tackles.

JV football

Mikey O’Donnell scored 4 touchdowns, 2 passing, 1 running and 1 on an interception return. John Kalil threw a touchdown pass and added 3 tackles. Jack Muren had 5 receptions for 102 yards and 2 touchdowns. Luke Miles had 1 touchdown reception. Avery Howell scored a rushing touchdown. Eddie Gray led the defense with 3.5 tackles and Teo Barakos and Carson Burrill added 3 tackles.

Sept 9 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…
The football team defeated Rodriguez HS 35-10.  The jv team was nearly perfect in victory 44-0.
The boys water polo team defeated Ponderosa HS 14-4 and Rio Americano HS 15-4 in the Menlo Invitational.
The girls tennis team defeated Leland HS and Redwood HS before falling to Santa Margarita HS in the Fresno Invitational.
In Saturday’s action…
The girls water polo team hosts the Acalanes Invitational.
The boys water polo team competes in the Menlo Invitational.
The jv boys water polo team competes in the Miramonte tournament.
The girls tennis team competes in the Fresno Invitational.
The cross country team competes in the Ed Sias Invitational.
The jv girls volleyball team competes in the Dougherty Valley Invitational.
Friday’s individual standouts…
Football
Robby Rowell completed 14 of 24 passes for 244 yards, scored on a 32 yard run and threw three touchdowns to Brian Merken, who had 6 receptions for 121 yards.  Chris Rogers also had 6 receptions for 65 yards.  Nick Price had 4 receptions for 49 yards, and Tommy Thrasher 3 receptions for 61 yards.  Jake Delaney had 3 receptions for 45 yards and scored a rushing touchdown.  Nick Kresnak completed 9 of 11 passes for 109 yards.  Defensively, Seth Pezman had 5 tackles, Alex Cortessis 4 tackles and Nick Bettencourt 3 tackles.
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