March 27 – Tuesday Sports
Join us for the DONS TAILGATE BOOSTER BASH!
A night to celebrate and raise funds for our athletes and Acalanes Community!
SATURDAY, APRIL 28TH – 6:00 – 11:00 PM
Jennifer Russell Building at Lafayette Community Center
Attire: Acalanes Tailgate Apparel
Don’t have anything to wear? Looking for something new? Boosters and E-Club, the Acalanes student-run Entrepreneur Club, have teamed up on some exciting, new apparel for the Bash. Check it out now! Order by April 10!
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In weekend action …
The Acalanes Don’s swim team traveled down to SoCal to take part in the competitive Mission Viejo swim meet. Great swimming by all Don’s! Extra congratulations to the below finalists: Emily Gebhardt – 100 Fly (5th), Claire Maxwell – 100 Free (6th) & 100 Back (13th), Bella Wentzel – 100 Free (12th), Jacob Parker – 50 Free (18th) and Laurel White – 100 Breast (18th). Our boys 200 Medley, and girls 200 & 400 Free Relays also had top 20 finishes. Next up: Home meet against Campolindo on Wednesday March 28 at 3:30. Come out and cheer on your Dons!
Saturday the Acalanes Track and Field team competed in the Bay Area Relays at Foothill HS in Pleasanton. In the girls frosh/soph Distance Medley Relay (Nicole Frigon, Alexandra Haase, Lean Johnson and Taylor Hill) ran away from the field to win the event in 14:19.66 a SPR. The varsity girls shuttle relay team (Emily Sverak, Maren Quinella, Anna Weier and Mila Mathias) killed the field by 6 full seconds and set a new school record with a 1:12.26. The last time this race was run by an Acalanes team, the girls ran over a 30′ hurdle, this team ran over 33′ hurdles, giving them a new school record at a different height. The girls 4 x 200 won their race with a great come from behind leg by Mari Florine to catch the Merrill West runner at the finish line, 1:50.29 (Mila Mathias, Mikaela Troung, and Scarlette McCullough.) Other PR or Season PR’s:
VG 4 x 100 Emily Sverak, Scarlette McCullough, Beth Hamalian,and Mari Florine 3rd
Shot Anna Weier 31’4 SPR, Bea Weier 22’3.5 SPR, Ryan Nall 51’08” SPR,1st, Max Trasher 34′ 5 PR, Nathan Yeager 29′ 10.75, Max Anderson 26’5, Tori Wang 20’7
PV Scarlette McCullough 3rd
Discus Anna Weier 110′ 9″ PR, Anne Thiselton-Dyer 80′ 9″ 1st Place FSG, Ryan Nall 140’8″ 2nd place, Max Trasher 93′ 5 SPR, Krishna Parabaharan 74’5 PR
4 x 1600 Dominic Basaldua, Ethan Frigon, Harrison Seymour, Riley Noon SPR 20.06.64
DMR Harrison Seymour, Kevin Mlynek, Rayce Walton, Riley Noon SPR 11:25.46
4 x 100 Dominik Figone, Nathan Jenssen, Evan Wang, Ethan Sanquinet 48.20 PR
4 x 200 Dominik Figone, Nathan Jenssen, Evan Wang, Ethan Sanquinet 1:47.73 PR
LJ Keaziah Smith 21′ 1.75″ 1st, Clark King 17’7.5″ PR, Anand Patel 17’8.25″ SPR, Nathan Jenssen 17’7.5″ -PR of over 2 feet
4 x 1600 FSB Ethan Chow, Ian Ho, Gavin Jones, Joshua Evans SPR 23:10.84
In Monday’s action …
The softball team lost a heart-breaker to Kennedy HS, Fremont 13-12.
The boys golf team was defeated by Las Lomas HS.
In Tuesday’s action …
The baseball team hosts Amador Valley HS at 4:00
The boys volleyball team hosts Clayton Valley Charter HS. JV at 5:00 and varsity at 6:00.
The boys lacrosse team hosts Piedmont HS. JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.
The boys tennis team has a match against Campolindo HS at 3:30. Varsity is home and JV is away.
The varsity and JV softball teams play at Pittsburg HS at 4:00.
The girls lacrosse team plays at Redwood HS. JV at 3:30 and varsity at 5:00.
The JV boys golf team has a match against Campolindo HS at Moraga CC at 3:30.
THE ACALANES DONS FOOTBALL PROGRAM is excited to announce that the DONS Youth Football Academy is happening this Summer.
The Football Academy will take place at Acalanes July 9 – 12 and is open to all athletes entering 5th-9th grade in the Fall of 2018.
Since this is new for our program, we are asking for your help to spread the word. We hope to make this the most sought after youth summer football camp in the East Bay. Please send the attached camp flyer to any families that have kids interested in learning more about football.
GOAL of the DONS Youth Football Academy is to teach fundamentals, develop skills, and help kids with the transition to tackle football in a fun, fast-paced, and non-contact environment.
The Dons Youth Football Academy will be staffed by current Acalanes High School Football coaches as well as a full complement of experienced high school and college players and a certified trainer.
*7 x 7 Tournament
*and much more
Camp Dates July 9-12
5th – 8th Grade 1-4 PM
9th Grade 6-9 PM
To register or get more information visit: www.acalanesdonsfootball.com