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2016-17 Acalanes Varsity Boys Soccer

2016-17 Acalanes JV Boys Soccer

2016-17 Acalanes Freshman Boys Soccer

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Dec 13 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesdays action…

The girls basketball team defeated Benicia HS 57-42 to raise their overall record to 5-1.  Lauren Frechman scored 18 points and Kaylee Pond scored 14 points and countless rebounds.

In Wednesdays action…

It is soccer night.
The girls soccer team hosts Clayton Valley Charter HS.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.
The boys soccer team plays at Las Lomas HS.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

Acalanes Sports Schedule: 01/01 – 01/07

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Acalanes Sports Schedule: 12/11 – 12/17

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Dec 11 – Monday Sports

In Fridays action…

The girls basketball team used shutdown defense to defeat Middletown HS 50-17 in the semifinals of the Antioch Invitational.

The varsity boys basketball team edged out Amador Valley HS 50-47 in the semifinals of the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS.

The JV boys basketball team overwhelmed Northgate HS 73-37 in the El Cerrito tournament.

The girls soccer team was defeated by Monte Vista HS. The jv team was also defeated.

In Saturdays action…

The varsity boys basketball team played well in defeat to a very good Las Lomas HS team 48-39 in the ABC Invitational championship game.

The JV boys basketball team finished the El Cerrito tournament in grand fashion with a 58-18 victory over Branson HS.

The girls basketball team defeated Rancho Cotate HS 72-56 to claim the championship of the Antioch Invitational and raise their early season record to 4-1.

The boys soccer team plays tied Livermore HS 0-0 in the final round of the Winter Classic to post an early season record of 3-1-1.

In Mondays action…

The freshman boys soccer team hosts De La Salle HS at 6:00.

Individual standouts…

Girls basketball. On Friday, Lauren Kobashigawa scored 19 points and Lauren Frechman added 10 points. On Saturday, Kaylee Pond was named the tournament Most Valuable Player scoring 14 points and adding all-around contribution with many rebounds, assists and steals. Lauren Kobashigawa was named all-tournament adding 13 points. Gabby Schneider scored 16 points and Lauren Frechman scored 12 points.

 

Sports Basement Promotion to Benefit Acalanes Boosters

The holidays are fast approaching and with them comes a rush of holiday shopping! To make this holiday shopping season a great success for you, Sports Basement has scheduled a Special 20% Off Holiday Shopping Day on Tuesday, December 12 for Acalanes Boosters members and Acalanes High School families who are Basementeers. You can shop all day from 9 AM to 9 PM on December 12 at any Sports Basement store and receive 20% off your entire purchase. Some exclusions apply.

If you’re not yet a Basementeer, click on Basementeer Sign Up to join and select Acalanes High School as your beneficiary to receive your 20% off on December 12 plus10% off every purchase you make all year round.

Each year, Sports Basement donates a portion of their profits to the Acalanes Boosters Club based on the amount of purchases Acalanes Basementeers make. Last year, Sports Basement donated almost $2,000 to support Acalanes athletics.

Happy holidays and see you at Sports Basement!

Dec 9 – Saturday Sports

In Fridays action…

The girls basketball team used shutdown defense to defeat Middletown HS 50-17 in the semifinals of the Antioch Invitational.

The varsity boys basketball team edged out Amador Valley HS 50-47 in the semifinals of the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS.

The JV boys basketball team overwhelmed Northgate HS 73-37 in the El Cerrito tournament.

The freshman boys basketball team was narrowly defeated by Marin Catholic HS 47-42 in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at Campolindo HS.

The girls soccer team was defeated by Monte Vista HS. The jv team was also defeated.

In Saturdays action…

The varsity boys basketball team plays Las Lomas HS in the ABC Invitational championship game at Amador Valley HS at 6:00.

The JV boys basketball team plays Branson HS in the El Cerrito tournament at 11:30.

The freshman boys basketball team plays in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at Campolindo HS.

The girls basketball team plays in the Antioch Invitational championship game.

The boys soccer team plays at Livermore HS at 4:00 in the final round of the Winter Classic.

The freshman boys soccer team hosts Las Lomas HS at 10:00 am.

The frosh-soph girls soccer team hosts Clayton Valley Charter HS at 1:00.

The wrestling team competes in the Green & Gold Classic at San Marin HS.

The wrestling team competes in the Walsh Jesuit Ironman tournament in Ohio.

Individual standouts…

Girls basketball. Lauren Kobashigawa scored 19 points and Lauren Frechman added 10 points.

Dec 8 – Friday Sports

In Thursdays action…

The girls basketball team cruised to victory over Benicia HS 64-27 in the Antioch Invitational.

The varsity boys basketball team made a statement against Deer Valley HS with a 71-49 victory in the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS.

The jv boys basketball team dropped a close 61-57 defeat to Freedom HS in the El Cerrito tournament.

The freshman boys basketball team was defeated by Marin Catholic HS in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at Campolindo HS.

In Fridays action…

The girls soccer team hosts Monte Vista HS. JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

The girls basketball team plays Middletown HS in the semifinals of the Antioch Invitational at 6:30.

The varsity boys basketball team plays Amador Valley HS in the semifinals of the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS at 6:30.

The JV boys basketball team plays Northgate HS in the El Cerrito tournament at 5:00.

The freshman boys basketball team plays in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at Campolindo HS at 3:30.

The wrestling team competes in the Walsh Jesuit Ironman tournament in Ohio.

In Saturdays action…

The varsity boys basketball team plays in the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS.

The JV boys basketball team plays in the El Cerrito tournament.

The freshman boys basketball team plays in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at Campolindo HS.

The girls basketball team plays in the Antioch Invitational.

The boys soccer team plays at Livermore HS at 4:00 in the final round of the Winter Classic.

The freshman boys soccer team hosts Las Lomas HS at 10:00 am.

The frosh-soph girls soccer team hosts Clayton Valley Charter HS at 1:00.

The wrestling team competes in the Green & Gold Classic at San Marin HS.

The wrestling team competes in the Walsh Jesuit Ironman tournament in Ohio.

Individual standouts…

Girls basketball. Lauren Frechman and Lauren Kobashigawa each scored 20 points. Kaylee Pond contributed in many ways with steals, assists and rebounding.

Varsity Girls Basketball

Game 1 of Antioch Tournament

The Lady Dons opened the Antioch Tournament with a 64 to 27 victory over Benicia. The girls seized control early in the game and raced out to a halftime cushion of 26 points. Solid man-to-man defense and sharp shooting was behind the first half success. From there the girls cruised the rest of the way for a comfortable 37 point victory. Lauren Kobashigawa and Lauren Frechman led the way each scoring 20 points. Meanwhile, Kaylee Pond had a solid all around game with several key steals, assists and a double digit rebounding effort from her point forward spot. The Lady Dons advance to round 2 Friday night at Antioch High School versus Middletown.

Dec 7 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesdays action…

The boys soccer team put on an offensive show defeating Washington HS 5-0 in the Winter Classic. Alex Topping was named “Man of the Match” being involved in 4 of the goals scoring 1 and assisting on 3 others. Nick Geannacopoulos and Oliver Feigin each scored a goal and had an assist. Shukoor Haji and Travis Stevenson each scored a goal.

In Thursdays action…

The varsity girls basketball team plays Benicia HS in the Antioch Invitational at 6:30.

The varsity boys basketball team plays Deer Valley HS in the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS at 8:00.

The jv boys basketball team plays Freedom HS in the El Cerrito tournament at 5:00.

The freshman boys basketball team plays Marin Catholic HS in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at Campolindo HS at 5:00.

The freshman boys soccer team hosts College Park HS at 6:00.

Sports Basement Promotion to Benefit Acalanes Boosters

The holidays are fast approaching and with them comes a rush of holiday shopping! To make this holiday shopping season a great success for you, Sports Basement has scheduled a Special 20% Off Holiday Shopping Day on Tuesday, December 12 for Acalanes Boosters members and Acalanes High School families who are Basementeers. You can shop all day from 9 AM to 9 PM on December 12 at any Sports Basement store and receive 20% off your entire purchase. Some exclusions apply.

If you’re not yet a Basementeer, click on Basementeer Sign Up to join and select Acalanes High School as your beneficiary to receive your 20% off on December 12 plus10% off every purchase you make all year round.

Each year, Sports Basement donates a portion of their profits to the Acalanes Boosters Club based on the amount of purchases Acalanes Basementeers make. Last year, Sports Basement donated almost $2,000 to support Acalanes athletics.

Happy holidays and see you at Sports Basement!

Dec 6 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesdays action…

The girls soccer team was defeated by Livermore HS. The jv team was also defeated.

The jv girls basketball team defeated Livermore HS 54-47.

In Wednesdays action…

The boys soccer team hosts Washington HS in the Winter Classic at 6:30.

Sports Basement Promotion to Benefit Acalanes Boosters

The holidays are fast approaching and with them comes a rush of holiday shopping! To make this holiday shopping season a great success for you, Sports Basement has scheduled a Special 20% Off Holiday Shopping Day on Tuesday, December 12 for Acalanes Boosters members and Acalanes High School families who are Basementeers. You can shop all day from 9 AM to 9 PM on December 12 at any Sports Basement store and receive 20% off your entire purchase. Some exclusions apply.

If you’re not yet a Basementeer, click on Basementeer Sign Up to join and select Acalanes High School as your beneficiary to receive your 20% off on December 12 plus10% off every purchase you make all year round.

Each year, Sports Basement donates a portion of their profits to the Acalanes Boosters Club based on the amount of purchases Acalanes Basementeers make. Last year, Sports Basement donated almost $2,000 to support Acalanes athletics.

Happy holidays and see you at Sports Basement!

Dec 5 – Tuesday Sports

In Mondays action…

The boys soccer team got off to an early start in their 5-1 victory over James Logan HS. Nick Schirmer scored 22 second into the game for the first of his 2 goals with an assist and was named “Man of the Match.” Nick Geannacopoulos, Cameron Shapoorian and Shukoor Haji each scored a goal. Travis Stevenson and Chris Rogers each added assists.

In Tuesdays action…

The girls soccer team plays at Livermore HS. JV at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.

The jv girls basketball team hosts Livermore HS at 6:00.

Sports Basement Promotion to Benefit Acalanes Boosters

The holidays are fast approaching and with them comes a rush of holiday shopping! To make this holiday shopping season a great success for you, Sports Basement has scheduled a Special 20% Off Holiday Shopping Day on Tuesday, December 12 for Acalanes Boosters members and Acalanes High School families who are Basementeers. You can shop all day from 9 AM to 9 PM on December 12 at any Sports Basement store and receive 20% off your entire purchase. Some exclusions apply.

If you’re not yet a Basementeer, click on Basementeer Sign Up to join and select Acalanes High School as your beneficiary to receive your 20% off on December 12 plus10% off every purchase you make all year round.

Each year, Sports Basement donates a portion of their profits to the Acalanes Boosters Club based on the amount of purchases Acalanes Basementeers make. Last year, Sports Basement donated almost $2,000 to support Acalanes athletics.

Happy holidays and see you at Sports Basement!

Dec 4 – Monday Sports

In Fridays action…

The girls soccer team posted a 3-0 shutout against Antioch HS. The jv team did likewise 5-0.

The varsity boys basketball team defeated San Marin HS 51-36 in the semifinals of the San Rafael Classic.

The jv boys basketball team defeated Northgate HS 75-54 in the semifinals of the John Rhodes Memorial tournament.

The freshman boys basketball team fell to Moreau Catholic HS in 4 overtimes 78-75 in the semifinals of the California tournament at 6:30.

In Saturdays action…

The varsity boys soccer team played masterfully defeating Irvington HS 4-0 in the Winter Classic.

The freshman boys soccer team defeated Deer Valley HS 6-2.

The varsity boys basketball team defeated San Rafael HS 41-39 on a tip-in by Nick Price with no time remaining on the clock to capture the championship of the San Rafael Classic.

The jv boys basketball team was defeated by Liberty HS 75-65 in the championship game of their John Rhodes Memorial tournament.

The freshman boys basketball team defeated California HS 46-30 in the California tournament.

The varsity girls basketball team was defeated by South San Francisco HS.

In Mondays action…

The boys soccer team plays at James Logan HS. JV at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.

The freshman boys soccer team hosts Northgate HS at 6:00.

Individual standouts…

Boys soccer. Mason Larrick was named “Man of the Match.” Alex Topping, Reider Martinsen and Nick Geannacopoulos each scored a goal and had an assist. Nick Schirmer scored a goal.

Boys basketball. Ian Archer was the San Rafael Classic Most Valuable Player and Carson Etnyre was named All-Tournament.

Sports Basement Promotion to Benefit Acalanes Boosters

The holidays are fast approaching and with them comes a rush of holiday shopping! To make this holiday shopping season a great success for you, Sports Basement has scheduled a Special 20% Off Holiday Shopping Day on Tuesday, December 12 for Acalanes Boosters members and Acalanes High School families who are Basementeers. You can shop all day from 9 AM to 9 PM on December 12 at any Sports Basement store and receive 20% off your entire purchase. Some exclusions apply.

If you’re not yet a Basementeer, click on Basementeer Sign Up to join and select Acalanes High School as your beneficiary to receive your 20% off on December 12 plus10% off every purchase you make all year round.

Each year, Sports Basement donates a portion of their profits to the Acalanes Boosters Club based on the amount of purchases Acalanes Basementeers make. Last year, Sports Basement donated almost $2,000 to support Acalanes athletics.

Happy holidays and see you at Sports Basement!

Dec 1 – Friday Sports

In Thursdays action…

The varsity boys basketball team defeated Santa Rosa HS 60-46 in the San Rafael Classic.

The jv boys basketball team overwhelmed Concord HS 86-47 in the John Rhodes Memorial Classic.

The freshman boys basketball team defeated California HS 48-34 in the California tournament.

The jv girls basketball team was defeated by St. Patrick’s HS in the El Cerrito tournament.

In Fridays action…

The girls soccer team hosts Antioch HS. JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

The varsity boys basketball team plays San Marin HS in the semifinals of the San Rafael Classic at 6:30.

The jv boys basketball team hosts Northgate HS in the semifinals of the John Rhodes Memorial tournament at 8:00.

The freshman boys basketball team plays Moreau Catholic HS in the semifinals of the California tournament at 6:30.

The jv girls basketball team plays Vallejo HS in the El Cerrito tournament at 3:30.

In Saturdays action…

The varsity boys soccer team hosts Irvington HS in the Winter Classic at 3:00.
The freshman boys soccer team hosts Deer Valley HS at 10:00 am.
The varsity boys basketball team plays in the San Rafael Classic.
The jv boys basketball team hosts the John Rhodes Memorial tournament.
The freshman boys basketball team plays in the California tournament.
The varsity girls basketball team plays at South San Francisco HS at 6:30.
The jv girls basketball team plays in the El Cerrito tournament.

Sports Basement Promotion to Benefit Acalanes Boosters

The holidays are fast approaching and with them comes a rush of holiday shopping! To make this holiday shopping season a great success for you, Sports Basement has scheduled a Special 20% Off Holiday Shopping Day on Tuesday, December 12 for Acalanes Boosters members and Acalanes High School families who are Basementeers. You can shop all day from 9 AM to 9 PM on December 12 at any Sports Basement store and receive 20% off your entire purchase. Some exclusions apply.

If you’re not yet a Basementeer, click on Basementeer Sign Up to join and select Acalanes High School as your beneficiary to receive your 20% off on December 12 plus10% off every purchase you make all year round.

Each year, Sports Basement donates a portion of their profits to the Acalanes Boosters Club based on the amount of purchases Acalanes Basementeers make. Last year, Sports Basement donated almost $2,000 to support Acalanes athletics.

Happy holidays and see you at Sports Basement!

Nov 30 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesdays action…

The boys soccer team was defeated by Bishop O’Dowd HS 2-1 in the opening game of the Winter Classic.

In Thursdays action…

The varsity boys basketball team plays Santa Rosa HS in the San Rafael Classic at 5:00.

The jv boys basketball team hosts Concord HS in the John Rhodes Memorial tournament at 6:30.

The freshman boys basketball team plays California HS in the California tournament at 3:30.

The jv girls basketball team plays St. Patrick’s HS in the El Cerrito tournament at 5:00.

The freshman boys soccer team hosts Concord HS at 6:00.

Sports Basement Promotion to Benefit Acalanes Boosters

The holidays are fast approaching and with them comes a rush of holiday shopping! To make this holiday shopping season a great success for you, Sports Basement has scheduled a Special 20% Off Holiday Shopping Day on Tuesday, December 12 for Acalanes Boosters members and Acalanes High School families who are Basementeers. You can shop all day from 9 AM to 9 PM on December 12 at any Sports Basement store and receive 20% off your entire purchase. Some exclusions apply.

If you’re not yet a Basementeer, click on Basementeer Sign Up to join and select Acalanes High School as your beneficiary to receive your 20% off on December 12 plus10% off every purchase you make all year round.

Each year, Sports Basement donates a portion of their profits to the Acalanes Boosters Club based on the amount of purchases Acalanes Basementeers make. Last year, Sports Basement donated almost $2,000 to support Acalanes athletics.

Happy holidays and see you at Sports Basement!

Nov 29 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesdays action…

The girls basketball team defeats Washington HS, San Francisco 58-37 in their home opener. The jv team pulled out a 55-53 victory on the game winning shot by Lauren Westergren with 13 seconds remaining.

The girls soccer team starts off the season with a victory over Piedmont HS 3-2. The jv team played to a 0-0 draw.

In Wednesdays action…

The boys soccer team hosts Bishop O’Dowd HS at 4:30 in the Winter Classic.
The jv boys soccer team plays at Heritage HS at 6:00.

Sports Basement Promotion to Benefit Acalanes Boosters

The holidays are fast approaching and with them comes a rush of holiday shopping! To make this holiday shopping season a great success for you, Sports Basement has scheduled a Special 20% Off Holiday Shopping Day on Tuesday, December 12 for Acalanes Boosters members and Acalanes High School families who are Basementeers. You can shop all day from 9 AM to 9 PM on December 12 at any Sports Basement store and receive 20% off your entire purchase. Some exclusions apply.

If you’re not yet a Basementeer, click on Basementeer Sign Up to join and select Acalanes High School as your beneficiary to receive your 20% off on December 12 plus10% off every purchase you make all year round.

Each year, Sports Basement donates a portion of their profits to the Acalanes Boosters Club based on the amount of purchases Acalanes Basementeers make. Last year, Sports Basement donated almost $2,000 to support Acalanes athletics.

Happy holidays and see you at Sports Basement!

Mondays sports and action over the Thanksgiving Break

During the Thanksgiving Break…

Saturday, November 18…

The football team capped off a great season in the NCS quarterfinals in defeat to Bishop O’Dowd HS.

Cross Country.  The boys finished 8th overall and the girls 14th at the NCS Meet of Champions. On the boys side, Riley Noon placed 22nd, Josh Starr 26th and Ethan Frigon 42nd. On the girls side Nicole Frigon placed 33rd.

The frosh-soph girls soccer team easily defeated Concord HS.

Tuesday, November 21…

The boys basketball team fell 49-48 on a shot in the last minute by Foothill HS in the NCS Foundation Game. The jv team also lost a close one 61-58, but the freshman team won 68-58.

The young girls basketball team started off the season with a loss to Mission San Jose HS in the NCS Foundation Game. Sophomore Lauren Kobashigawa led the way with 17 points and freshman Gabby Schneider added 13 points.

Saturday, November 25…

The boys basketball team battled the Alumni team down to the final seconds in a 66-62 victory.

​As we return from the Thanksgiving Break, Winter sports shifts into high gear.

In Mondays action…

The boys soccer team hosts Richmond HS in a scrimmage. JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.​

Nov 21 – Tuesday Sports

In Tuesdays action…

The boys basketball team fell 49-48 on a shot in the last minute by Foothill HS in the NCS Foundation Game. The jv team also lost a close one 61-58, but the freshman team won 68-58.

The young girls basketball team started off the season with a loss to Mission San Jose HS in the NCS Foundation Game. Sophomore Lauren Kobashigawa led the way with 17 points and freshman Gabby Schneider added 13 points.

In Fridays action…

The boys soccer team hosts the alumni game at 5:00.

In Saturdays action…

The boys basketball team hosts the alumni game at 7:00.

Nov 16 – Thursday Sports

Today, the freshman boys soccer team plays at College Park HS at 3:30.

Oct 25 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesdays action…

At the DAL Girls Tennis Championships, Eliza Bates #4 seeded singles, Sydney Bell & Zoe Cate #2 doubles and Megan Cardiff & Maddie McDonagh #4 doubles advanced to todays semifinals.

The girls volleyball team dispatched College Park HS 25-13, 25-12 25-17. The jv team swept 25-17, 25-17 and the freshman team likewise 25-20, 25-3.

The unified soccer team dropped a close decision to Heritage HS. Gabe Jess and Daniel Sodestrom each scored 2 goals.

In Wednesdays action…

​Eliza Bates #4 singles, Sydney Bell & Zoe Cate #2 doubles and Megan Cardiff & Maddie McDonagh #4 doubles compete in the DAL Girls Tennis Semifinals at Acalanes HS at 3:45.

The water polo teams host Miramonte HS in a HUGE regular season finale. JV girls at ​4:00, varsity girls at 5:00, varsity boys at 6:00 and jv boys at 7:00. Their Senior Night Presentation will take place between the varsity girls and boys games.

The cross country team competes in the DAL Center Meet at Hidden Valley Park at 3:30.

Sep 5 – All Sports Meeting 7PM

What: Acalanes All-sports meeting (Fall / Winter / Spring) for all Acalanes sports for this year.

When: Tuesday, September 5th @ 7pm

Where: Acalanes PAC

Topics: Important issues for all sports including athletic funding, CIF and NCS rules & registrations, and Q&A.

This meeting will be the only All -Acalanes sports meeting for this year.

Individual sports team meetings with coaches will occur as usual prior to each seasonal sport.

July 26 – Athletic Medical Clearance Exam

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CONGRATULATIONS to Acalanes Class of 2017!


May 19 – Acalanes Recruited Athletes Celebration

Acalanes Recruited Athletes Celebration

On Friday, May 19, 2017, Acalanes Boosters is proud to present a celebration of Acalanes’ talented, hard-working student-athletes who have been recruited to play their sports in college (Division I, II or III) while continuing their educations. Acalanes has at least 23 student-athletes who are so accomplished.
 
Local media, parents, friends, Acalanes students, and the community are all invited. There will be a group question & answer session, photo and interview opportunities, and other fun.  Please come to help us celebrate these student-athletes and their accomplishments!
 
Please note: the due to the continuing block schedule, May 19th lunch will take place from 11:15 to 11:50am. 
 
Details for Acalanes Recruited Student-Athlete Celebration Day:
Friday, May 19, 2017
11:20-11:50 a.m.
Big Gym
Alicia Rowell

Boosters BASH Thank You Video

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BASH is Tomorrow – LAST CHANCE!

Last Chance to Buy your Booster BASH Tickets!

It’s not too late! Click here to buy tickets to the Booster Bash on May 6th. Only a few tickets left! We have a fabulous night planned with amazing food, cocktails, games and prizes throughout the night!

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Last Week for Discounted BASH tickets

IMPORTANT UPDATE…LAST WEEK TO PURCHASE DISCOUNTED BASH TICKETS!
 
You can purchase your DISCOUNTED tickets (Prices go up 4/1) to the Booster Bash Fundraiser at … https://acalanesbooster s.ejoinme.org/Tickets  
 
The Bash includes heavy appetizers/beverages, entertainment and games, while raising funds for our Athletic Department!

Mar 7 – Important Bash Update!

Only 25 days left to purchase your DISCOUNTED tickets to the Booster Bash Fundraiser.
For tickets… Click HERE

Come taste the amazing catered food by Rick and Ann’s Restaurant in Berkeley. Can we say “YUM”!

Awesome prizes to look forward to…
– Hawaii’s North Shore getaway to include access to the amazing Outrigger Beach Club
– San Francisco escape at a waterfront condominium across from ATT park
– $1,000 valued bottle of wine or your private stocked Wine Cellar
– Taste of Tequila Private Dinner for 16 of your closest friends
– MLB and A’s Baseball Personal Experience with on-field batting practice access and clubhouse tour

Anna Eppinger

Feb 25 – Acalanes Boys Soccer Clinches NCS Div II Championship

Gabe Singer
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Nick Schirmer
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Tom Higgins
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Feb 27 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

battled to a 0-0 tie with Montgomery HS through regulation and the first overtime in the NCS Championship game.  With seconds left in the second overtime they pushed across the winning goal and they are the NCS Champions.

Acalanes wins NCS Div II Championship
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Wrestling

continues to enjoy success at the NCS Championships as Jeremy Ridge placed 3rd and qualified for the CIF State Championships.  Tai White placed 5th and Axel Jurgens placed 7th.

Baseball

was defeated by Monte Vista HS at 1:00.

In Monday’s action…

Boys Tennis

has a match at San Ramon Valley HS at 3:30.

Boys Golf

has a match against Alhambra HS at Franklin Canyon GC at 3:00.

Feb 25 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Girls Basketball

The #3 seeded girls basketball team pulled out a thrilling 69-67 victory over Redwood HS in the NCS quarterfinals to advance to the semifinals at Montgomery HS Wednesday at 8:00.

Sydney Louie
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Boys Basketball

rallied only to fall short against Moreau HS in the NCS quarterfinals.

Wrestling

Jeremy Ridge, Tai White and Axel Jurgens won their first two matches to advance to the quarterfinals in the NCS Championships.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

DON’T MISS IT.  The boys soccer team has their sights set on the NCS Championship as they host Montgomery HS at 7:00.

Jeremy Ridge, Tai White, Axel Jurgens and Ben Ross compete in the NCS Championships at James Logan HS.

Baseball

plays Monte Vista HS at 1:00.  Varsity is away and jv is home.  The freshman are at Monte Vista HS at 11:00.

Track & Field

competes in the Super 7 at Diablo Valley College.

Boys Volleyball

competes in the Alhambra Jamboree.

Girls Lacrosse

competes in the Davis Play Day.

Note:  At all NCS post-season events, there is an admission charge.  $10 general admission and $5 for students, children and senior citizens.  No passes or ASB stickers will be honored.

Feb 24 – Friday Sports Page

In Friday’s action…

Girls Basketball

The #3 seeded girls basketball team hosts #6 Redwood HS in the NCS quarterfinals at 7:00.

Boys Basketball

The #5 seeded boys basketball team plays at #4 Moreau HS in the NCS quarterfinals at 7:00.

Wrestling

Jeremy Ridge, Tai White, Axel Jurgens and Ben Ross compete in the NCS Championships at James Logan HS.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

DON’T MISS IT.  The boys soccer team has their sights set on the NCS Championship as they host Montgomery HS at 7:00.

Wrestling

Jeremy Ridge, Tai White, Axel Jurgens and Ben Ross compete in the NCS Championships at James Logan HS.

Baseball

plays Monte Vista HS at 1:00.  Varsity is away and jv is home.  The freshman are at Monte Vista HS at 11:00.

Track & Field

competes in the Super 7 at Diablo Valley College.

Boys Volleyball

competes in the Alhambra Jamboree.

Girls Lacrosse

competes in the Davis Play Day.

Note:  At all NCS post-season events, there is an admission charge.  $10 general admission and $5 for students, children and senior citizens.  No passes or ASB stickers will be honored.

Feb 23 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer Advances to NCS Championship on Saturday

If you were not there, you missed the epic battle in the NCS semifinal game.  It was everything that was expected as the #2 seeded boys soccer team battled #3 seeded Richmond HS into overtime.  Drew Wondolowski scored an incredible goal in the first half.  With his back to the net, he kicked the ball over his head, over the goalkeeper and into the far corner of the goal. Richmond would not go down quietly.  They evened the score in the second half to force overtime. The first overtime ended with no score.  With four minutes left in the second overtime, Bryan Bamford fed Gabe Singer for the winning goal that propels the Dons into the NCS Championship game.

Chris Rogers and Drew Wondolowski were named “Men of the Match.”  As witnessed all season, goalkeeper Luke Denham made several outstanding saves and was buoyed by strong defensive play by the entire team.

Acalanes will host Montgomery HS for the NCS Div II Championship Saturday at 7:00.

Boys Tennis

finally found a rain-free day to shutout Rodriguez HS in their season opener 9-0.

Trenton Tso (6-1,6-0), AJ Hesby (6-2,6-2), Rohan Saha (6-1,6-3), Matt Gay (6-3,6-3), Cooper Smith (6-0,6-1), and Andrew Tso (6-3,6-1) won singles matches.
Jin Heo & Cole Brightbill (6-1,6-0), Aidan Alagappan & Clay Schmidt (6-3,6-1) and Nick Broback & Henry Huchingson (6-0,6-1) won doubles matches.

Boys Soccer NCS Div II Playoff Brackets (updated 2/22)

NCS/Les Schwab Tires Boys’ Winter Soccer Championships Division 2

Feb 22 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Basketball NCS Playoffs

It was a good night for the basketball teams in the NCS playoffs.

The boys pulled away from Santa Rosa HS 75-52 to advance to the quarterfinals Friday at Moreau HS at 7:00.

The girls held off a determined Rancho Cotate HS team 64-52 to advance to the quarterfinals as they host Redwood HS Friday at 7:00.

Girls Lacrosse

The girls lacrosse team fell to EBAL power Foothill HS.  The jv team fared very well defeating Foothill HS 11-6.

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer NCS Playoff

Don’t miss the epic battle as the boys soccer team hosts Richmond HS in the NCS semifinals at 7:00.

Boys Tennis

hosts Rodriguez HS at 3:30.

Note:  At all NCS playoff games, there is an admission charge.  $10 general admission and $5 for students, children and senior citizens.  No passes or ASB stickers will be honored.

Feb 19 – Sunday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

competed in an epic battle with Campolindo HS and prevailed 1-0 in the NCS quarterfinals.  They advance to the semifinals hosting Richmond HS Wednesday at 7:00.

Mark VonHacht
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Saturday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Goalkeeper Luke Denham made countless incredible saves to be named “Man of the Match.”  Gabe Singer scored the lone goal and stellar team defense secured the edge-of-your-seat victory.

Gabe Singer
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Wrestling

Tai White, Jeremy Ridge and Axel Jurgens won DAL titles and Ben Ross place 3rd at the DAL Championships.  All four qualify for the NCS Championships Friday and Saturday at James Logan HS.

Ben Ross
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Feb 18 – Acalanes Boys Soccer Advances past Campolindo in NCS Playoff

It was everything that was to be expected of an Acalanes v. Campolindo boys soccer game.  The Dons pulled out a 1-0 victory to advance to the NCS semifinals.  They will host Richmond HS Wednesday at 7:00.  Gabe Singer scored the lone goal and Luke Denham and the entire team played incredibly on defense in the second half to secure the victory.

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Luke Denham
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Feb 18 – Saturday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Campolindo HS in the NCS quarterfinals at 7:00.

Wrestling

hosts the DAL Championships at 9:00 am.

Baseball

has a scrimmage at San Marin HS.  Freshmen at 11:00 and jv at 12:00.

Boys Lacrosse

hosts Marin Catholic HS in a scrimmage.  Varsity at 10:00 and jv at 12:00.

Note:  At all NCS playoff games, there is an admission charge.  $10 general admission and $5 for students, children and senior citizens.  No passes or ASB stickers are honored.

Note:  At the DAL Wrestling Championships, there is an admission charge.  $5 general admission and $3 for students, children and senior citizens.  No passes or ASB stickers are honored.

Feb 17 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Boys Basketball

pulled out a thrilling 75-74 victory over College Park HS to finish the regular season 17-9 overall and in 2nd place in league with a 7-3 record.

Girls Basketball

cruised to a 54-39 victory over College Park HS to finish the regular season 17-9 overall.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Campolindo HS in the NCS quarterfinals at 7:00.

Wrestling

hosts the DAL Championships at 9:00 am.

Baseball

has a scrimmage at San Marin HS.  Freshmen at 11:00 and jv at 12:00.

Boys Lacrosse

hosts Marin Catholic HS in a scrimmage.  Varsity at 10:00 and jv at 12:00.

Thursday’s individual standouts…

Boys Basketball

Carson Etnyre went on a scoring spree in the 3rd quarter and Ryan Nall did likewise in the 4th quarter out-muscling the Falcons in the paint.  Mitchell Smith finished off College Park HS on the free throw line to ice the victory.

Feb 16 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

Acalanes started off the NCS playoffs with a 4-1 victory over Casa Grande HS.  They advance to the quarterfinals and will host Campolindo HS Saturday at 7:00.

In Thursday’s action…

Basketball

Teams play College Park HS.

At Acalanes HS, jv girls at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30 and varsity boys at 7:00.  The Senior Night Presentation will be between the varsity girls and boys games.

At College Park HS, jv boys at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Boys Tennis

has a match at Piedmont HS at 3:30, weather permitting.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Campolindo HS in the NCS quarterfinals at 7:00.

Wrestling

hosts the DAL Championships at 9:00 am.

Baseball

has a scrimmage at San Marin HS.  Freshmen at 11:00 and jv at 12:00.

Boys Lacrosse

hosts Marin Catholic HS in a scrimmage.  Varsity at 10:00 and jv at 12:00.

Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Gabe Singer scored 2 goals and had 1 assist and Luke Denham had another stellar night as goal keeper as both were named “Man of the Match.”  Drew Wondolowski scored a goal and had an assist.  Cameron Shapoorian scored a goal and Nixson Murgia had an assist.

Feb 15 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Boys Basketball

defeated Northgate HS 52-38 to raise their overall record to 16-9.

Girls Basketball

defeated Northgate HS 60-23 to raise their overall record to 16-9.  The jv team was also victorious.

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

Playoffs begin tonight as the #2 seeded Dons host #15 Casa Grande HS in the first round of the NCS playoffs.

Baseball

hosts San Marin HS in a scrimmage at 3:30.

Note:  At all NCS playoff events, there is an admission charge.  $10 general admission and $5 for students, children and senior citizens.  No passes or ASB stickers will be honored.

Feb 11 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Soccer

And they are the DAL Champions. The boys soccer team defeated Miramonte HS 1-0 to claim the title with an overall record of 16-2-4 and a 9-1 record in league.

Drew Wondolowski
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Girls Soccer

was defeated by Miramonte HS.

Boys Basketball

pulled out a 49-44 victory to sweep Campolindo HS this season. The jv team also won 53-45 and the freshman team won a great defensive battle 38-35.

Girls Basketball

was defeated by Campolindo HS.

In Saturday’s action…

Wrestling

competes in the NCS Dual Meet Championships at Berkeley HS.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Berkeley HS at 11:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

plays at Northgate HS at 9:00 and hosts American Canyon HS at 2:00.

Baseball

hosts San Leandro HS in a scrimmage at 2:00.

Friday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Bryan Bamford scored the lone goal to be named the “Man of the Match.”

Bryan Bamford
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Varsity Boys Basketball

Mitchell Smith scored 17 points. Carson Etnyre was clutch at the free throw line shooting 6 for 6 and four for four in the last 30 seconds.

JV Boys Basketball

Charlie Koch scored 16 points and Trevor Shephard and Chris Descoins each scored 12 points.

Freshman Boys Basketball

John Kalil scored 14 points and Isaiah Coleman 8 points.

Feb 10 – Friday Sports Page

In Friday’s action…

Basketball

Acalanes plays Campolindo HS.

At Campolindo HS, JV girls at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30 and varsity boys at 7:00.

At Acalanes HS, JV boys at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Soccer

Acalanes plays Miramonte HS.
Girls are home and boys are away.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

In Saturday’s action…

Wrestling

competes in the NCS Dual Meet Championships at Berkeley HS.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Berkeley HS at 11:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

plays at Northgate HS at 9:00 and hosts American Canyon HS at 2:00.

Baseball

hosts San Leandro HS in a scrimmage at 2:00.

Feb 9 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

squared off against Concord HS for the game that will determine the league champion.  Needing a win, not a tie, they were tied 0-0 at halftime.  With 26 minutes left in the game, the offense turned on as they scored 3 goals to win the game 3-0.

Girls Soccer

was defeated by Las Lomas HS.

Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Chris Rogers and Drew Wondolowski were named “Men of the Match.”  Gabe Singer scored a goal and had an assist.  Bryan Bamford and Drew Wondolowski each scored the other goals.  Nick Schirmer had the other assist.

Feb 8 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Boys Basketball

If you were not there, you missed a great game.  The boys basketball team played an outstanding game against Miramonte HS to lead by 11 points midway through the 4th quarter.  Miramonte staged a furious rally, but the Dons held them off to record the 58-56 victory.

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Girls Basketball

The varsity and jv basketball teams were defeated by Miramonte HS.

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Concord HS in the game that will determine the league champion.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.  The Senior Night Presentation will be held prior to the varsity game at 6:30.

Girls Soccer

plays at Las Lomas HS.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

Wrestling

hosts Ygnacio Valley HS at 6:00.  The Senior Night Presentation will be held at 5:40.

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Feb 7 – Tuesday Sports

In Monday’s action…

Boys Soccer

battled to a 0-0 tie against a very strong College Park HS foe.  Mark girls was named “Man of the Match.”  The JV team suffered a rare defeat.

In Tuesday’s action…

Basketball

teams play Miramonte HS.
At Acalanes HS.  JV girls at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30 and varsity boys at 7:00.
At Miramonte HS.  JV boys at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Feb 6 – Monday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Soccer

scored often and early in their 6-0 shutout of Berean Christian HS.

Girls Soccer

was defeated by Campolindo HS.

Boys Basketball

was defeated by Las Lomas HS. The freshman team pulled out a close victory.

In Monday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts College Park HS.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

Individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Eric Voss had 2 assists and was named “Man of the Match.”  Drew Wondolowski scored 3 goals.  Gabe Singer scored a goal and had an assist.  Travis Stevenson and Shukoor Haji each added a goal.  Bryan Bamford, Tom Higgins and Ryan Karow each had an assist.

Feb 3 – Friday Sports Page

In Friday’s action…

Acalanes Basketball

plays Las Lomas HS

At Las Lomas HS, JV girls at 4:00, Varsity girls at 5:30 and Varsity boys at 7:00.

At Acalanes HS, JV boys at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Boys Soccer

hosts Berean Christian HS at 7:00.

Girls Soccer

plays at Campolindo HS.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Mission San Jose Invitational.

In Saturday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Northgate HS at 12:00.

Frosh-soph Girls Soccer

hosts College Park HS at 9:00 and plays at Heritage HS at 2:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Mission San Jose Invitational.

Feb 2 – Acalanes Dons Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Acalanes Boys Soccer

Acalanes Boys Soccer recorded yet another shutout defeating Alhambra HS Bulldogs 3-0 raising their overall record to 13-2-3 and their league record to 6-1.

Acalanes Girls Soccer

staged a great second half rally only to fall short 3-2 to Alhambra HS.  The JV team shutout the Bulldogs 3-0.

Acalanes Wrestling

The Acalanes Dons found themselves in a battle with Campolindo HS Cougars and prevailed to remain undefeated in the league.

Jeremy Hathaway
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Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Drew Wondolowski had 2 assists and Gabe Singer scored 2 goals as both were named “Man of the Match.”  Cameron Shapoorian scored the other goal and Tom Higgins had the other assist.

Girls Soccer

Varsity team: Greta Kohls scored both goals.

JV team:  Maddie Zuber scored 2 goals and Kaitlyn Parodi scored the other.  Olivia Pellegrini was outstanding in goal recording a shutout.

Wrestling

The match of the night came from freshman Ben Krey.  His Campolindo opponent almost had him pinned the entire match, but Ben continued to fight back until he recorded a come-from-behind victory by pinning his opponent.

Ben Krey
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Feb 1 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Boys Basketball

defeated College Park HS 76-59.  The freshman teams 4th quarter rally fell short.

Girls Basketball

defeated College Park HS 60-34.  The jv team also cruised to victory.

In Wednesday’s action…

Soccer

teams play Alhambra HS.  Girls are home and boys are away.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

Wrestling

has a match at Campolindo HS at 6:00.

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Jan 31 – Tuesday Sports

In Monday’s action…

Boys Soccer

recorded another shutout 4-0 over Hayward HS raising their overall record to 12-2-3.  Brody Quinn scored a goal and had 2 assists to earn the title of “Man of the Match.”  Bryan Bamford, Shukoor Haji and Gabe Singer each scored a goal and Drew Wondolowski had an assist.  The JV team won by the identical score.

Shukoor Haji
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In Tuesday’s action…

Basketball

Teams play College Park HS.

At College Park HS, jv boys at 4:00, varsity boys at 5:30 and varsity girls at 7:00.

At Acalanes HS, jv girls at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Jan 30 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

surrendered an early goal to California HS but managed to score in the last few minutes to end in a 1-1 tie.

Girls Soccer

defeated Heritage HS 3-1.

Boys Basketball

dropped a close game to Half Moon Bay HS.

JV Boys Basketball

was defeated by Capital Christian HS.

In Monday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Hayward HS.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.
Freshman team plays at San Ramon Valley HS at 6:00.

Individual standouts…

Boys Soccer – Friday:

Goalkeeper, Luke Denham was named “Man of the Match” by recording a shutout.  Gabe Singer scored 2 goals and Alex Topping, Bryan Bamford, Shukoor Haji and Nixson Murgia each scored 1 goal.  Brody Quinn had 2 assists and Drew Wondolowski, Reider Martinsen and Eric Voss each had 1 assist.

Boys Soccer – Saturday:

John Stevenson scored the lone goal and was named “Man of the Match.”  Alex Topping had the assist.

Jan 28 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Basketball

defeated Northgate HS 57-44. The jv team did not do as well and the freshman team notched a victory.

Girls Basketball

defeated Northgate HS 71-37.

Boys Soccer

recorded another shutout with a 6-0 victory over Mt. Diablo HS.

Girls Soccer

played to a 2-2 draw with College Park HS.

Elle Skvarna
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In Saturday’s action…

Varsity Boys Basketball

hosts Half Moon Bay HS at 5:00.

Boys Basketball

teams host Capital Christian HS.  Freshmen at 2:00 and jv at 3:30.

Boys Soccer

plays at California HS.  Freshmen at 10:00, jv at 12:00 and varsity at 2:00.

Girls Soccer

plays at Heritage HS.  JV at 11:00 and varsity at 1:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

plays at Miramonte HS at 9:00 and hosts Bishop O’Dowd HS at 2:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Mid Cal Invitational at Gilroy HS.

Jan 27 – Friday Sports Page

In Friday’s action…

Basketball

Teams play Northgate HS.
At Northgate HS, JV boys at 4:00, varsity boys at 5:30 and varsity girls at 7:00.
At Acalanes HS, JV girls at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Girls Soccer

hosts College Park HS.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

Boys Soccer

plays at Mt. Diablo HS.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Mid Cal Invitational at Gilroy HS.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity team hosts Half Moon Bay HS at 5:00.
The boys basketball teams host Capital Christian HS.  Freshmen at 2:00 and jv at 3:30.

Boys Soccer

plays at California HS.  Freshmen at 10:00, JV at 12:00 and varsity at 2:00.

Girls Soccer

plays at Heritage HS. JV at 11:00 and varsity at 1:00.
Frosh-Soph team plays at Miramonte HS at 9:00 and hosts Bishop O’Dowd HS at 2:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Mid Cal Invitational at Gilroy HS.

Jan 26 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

shutout Miramonte HS 3-0 raising their league record to 4-1 and their overall record to 10-2-2.

Gabe Singer bicycle kick

Girls Soccer

used an offensive explosion to defeat Miramonte HS 4-1.

Wrestling

defeats Mt. Diablo HS 56-18 to remain undefeated in league at 3-0.

Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Brody Quinn Goal #2
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Brody Quinn scored 2 goals and was named “Man of the Match.”  Drew Wondolowski scored a goal and had an assist.  Gabe Singer had 2 assists.

Jan 25 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Boys Basketball

put together a well-played complete game effort to defeat Campolindo HS 63-48.  The jv team was not as fortunate.

Jesse Marlow
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Carson Etnyre
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Girls Basketball

was in a tight game with Campolindo HS until the Cougars pulled away in the fourth quarter.

Sabina Patel
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In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Miramonte HS.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

Girls Soccer

plays at Miramonte HS.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

Wrestling

hosts Mt. Diablo HS at 6:00.

Jan 24 – Tuesday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Basketball

Mitchell Smith
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teams had a rough night with Miramonte HS. The varsity and freshman boys and varsity and JV girls came out on the short end.

Emma Godfrey
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Girls Soccer

went into the last two minutes tied with Las Lomas HS only to surrender a late goal in a 2-1 defeat. The JV team fell by the same score.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Concord HS.

Girls Basketball

came up just short 59-58 to Pleasant Valley HS in the Campolindo Showcase.

In Tuesday’s action…

Basketball

teams play Campolindo HS.  At Acalanes HS, jv boys at 4:00, varsity boys at 5:30 and varsity girls at 7:00.  At Campolindo HS, jv girls at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Jan 21 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Basketball

teams had a rough night with Miramonte HS. The varsity and freshman boys and varsity and JV girls came out on the short end.

Girls Soccer

went into the last two minutes tied with Las Lomas HS only to surrender a late goal in a 2-1 defeat. The JV team fell by the same score.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Concord HS. Varsity at 4:00 and JV at 6:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Las Lomas HS at 9:00 and Pittsburg HS at 2:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Windsor King of the Mat Invitational.

Jan 20 – Friday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Basketball

Teams play Miramonte HS. At Miramonte HS: JV boys at 4:00, varsity boys at 5:30 and varsity girls at 7:00. At Acalanes HS: JV girls at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Girls Soccer

hosts Las Lomas HS. JV at 5:00 and Varsity at 7:00.

In Saturday’s action…

Varsity Girls Soccer

hosts St. Mary’s HS at 12:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Las Lomas HS at 9:00 and Pittsburg HS at 2:00.

Boys Soccer

plays Concord HS at site to be determined. JV at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Windsor King of the Mat Invitational.

Jan 17 – Tuesday Sports Report

In Saturday’s action…

JV Boys Basketball

cruised to victory over Concord HS.

Jan 14 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Soccer

recorded another shutout against Berean Christian HS 2-0 to remain undefeated in the DAL at 3-0 and raising their overall record to 9-1-2.

Girls Soccer

got off to a fast start in a 6-1 victory over Campolindo HS.  The jv team tied 0-0.

Mea Mitchell
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Girls Basketball

rolled to a 66-22 victory over Las Lomas HS.

Boys Basketball

had the last shot, but were not able to convert in a 58-55 loss to Las Lomas HS.  The JV team was on the other end with a 58-53 victory.

In Saturday’s action…

JV Boys Basketball

hosts Concord HS at 1:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Clayton Valley Charter HS at 9:00 and Heritage HS at 2:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Las Lomas HS at 7:00.

Friday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Dominic Schottland was named “Man of the Match.”  Drew Wondolowski and Brody Quinn each scored a goal.  Nick Schirmer and Gabe Singer each had an assist.

Jan 13 – Friday Sports Page

In Friday’s action…

Basketball

hosts Las Lomas HS.  JV boys at 4:00, varsity boys at 5:30 and varsity girls at 7:00.

Basketball

plays at Las Lomas HS.  JV girls at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Girls Soccer

hosts Campolindo HS.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

Boys Soccer

plays at Berean Christian HS at 3:30.

In Saturday’s action…

JV Boys Basketball

hosts Concord HS at 1:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Clayton Valley Charter HS at 9:00 and Heritage HS at 2:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Las Lomas HS at 7:00.

Jan 12 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Wrestling

overwhelmed Berean Christian HS 58-18 and are undefeated in the DAL at 3-0.

Boys Soccer

had a tremendous night recording a 5-0 victory over Alhambra HS to raise their overall record to 8-1-2 and start the DAL season off at 2-0.

Girls Soccer

was defeated by a strong Alhambra HS team.

Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Bryan Bamford had an assist and was named “Man of the Match.” Haji Shukoor scored 2 goals. Bernard Adri, Reider Martinsen and Drew Wondolowski each scored a goal. Alex Topping had 2 assists and Ryan Karow and Eric Voss each had 1 assist.

Jan 9 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

suffered their first loss of the season to De La Salle HS.

In Monday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts Berkeley HS at 5:30.

Jan 7 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Soccer

shutout Mt. Diablo HS 3-0 to start the DAL season with a victory and raising their overall record to 7-0-2.  The jv team did likewise 2-0.

Girls Soccer

tied College Park HS 2-2.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts De La Salle HS.  JV at 1:00 and varsity at 3:00.
Freshman team plays at De La Salle HS at 11:00.

JV Boys Basketball

plays at Tennyson HS at 12:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Deer Valley HS at 9:00 and plays at Berkeley HS at 2:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Mat Classic at Granada HS.

Jan 4 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

continues to roll with a 3-1 victory over perennial power St. Mary’s HS raising their overall record to 6-0-2.  Gabe Singer scored 2 goals and was named “Man of the Match.”  Brody Quinn scored the other goal.  Tom Higgins, Bryan Bamford and Drew Wondolowski each had an assist.

In Wednesday’s action…

Girls Soccer

hosts Northgate HS.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

Boys Basketball

hosts Stuart Hall HS.  Freshmen at 4:00 and varsity at 5:30.

Wrestling

has a meet at Miramonte HS at 6:00.

Jan 3 – Tuesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts St. Mary’s HS.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

Dec 19 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Varsity Girls Basketball

defeated Maria Carrillo HS 51-19 in the Acalanes Invitational raising their record to 8-2.

Varsity Boys Basketball

dropped a nail-biter to Branson HS 41-39 in the Damian Lillard Classic.

Boys Soccer

remained undefeated at 5-0-2 after a 0-0 game with undefeated Northgate HS. The JV team also tied at 1-1.

Payson Newman (9), Mark Von Hacht (4)
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In Monday’s action…

JV Girls Basketball

plays at Amador Valley HS at 5:30.

Dec 17 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Varsity Boys Basketball

was defeated by Stuart Hall HS in the Damian Lillard Classic.

Varsity Girls Basketball

was defeated by Clovis North HS in the Acalanes Invitational.

In Saturday’s action…

Varsity Girls Basketball

hosts Maria Carrillo HS in the Acalanes Invitational at 2:00.

JV Girls Basketball

plays in the California tournament.

Boys Soccer

hosts Northgate HS. Freshmen at 12:00, jv at 2:00 and varsity at 4:00.

Varsity Boys Basketball

plays in the Damian Lillard Classic at Holy Names College.

Freshman Boys Basketball

plays in the Arroyo tournament.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Berkeley HS at 9:00 and plays at Northgate HS at 1:00.

Wrestling

Axel Jurgens, Jeremy Ridge and Tai White compete in the Zinkin Classic at Buchanan HS in Clovis.
The wrestling team competes in the Bill Martell Invitational at Northgate HS.

Sports Over the Holiday Break

If you are looking for something to do over the Winter Break.

Monday, December 19
JV girls basketball plays at Amador Valley HS at 5:30.

Tuesday, December 20
Boys basketball hosts Alhambra HS.  Freshmen at 5:30 and jv at 7:00.

Wednesday, December 21
Varsity boys basketball v. St. Francis HS in the Gaucho Holiday Classic at El Cerrito HS at 5:30.
Freshman boys basketball plays at California HS at 2:00.
Girls basketball plays at Fairfield HS.  JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

Thursday, December 22
Varsity boys basketball in the Gaucho Holiday Classic at El Cerrito HS.
Wrestling competes in the Lou Bronzan Invitational at Liberty HS.

Friday, December 23
Varsity boys basketball in the Gaucho Holiday Classic at El Cerrito HS.
JV girls basketball v. Dougherty Valley HS in the Mission San Jose tournament at 12:00.
Wrestling competes in the Lou Bronzan Invitational at Liberty HS.

Monday, December 26
JV girls basketball in the Mission San Jose tournament.

Tuesday, December 27
JV girls basketball in the Mission San Jose tournament.

Wednesday, December 28
Varsity boys basketball hosts St. Francis HS in the Chris Huber Invitational at 5:30.
JV boys basketball v. Irvington HS in the Dougherty Valley tournament at 2:30.
Freshman boys basketball v. California HS in the Dougherty Valley tournament at 4:00.
Varsity girls basketball v. Sheldon HS in the West Coast Jamboree at Miramonte HS at 5:00.
Wrestling in the Coast Classic at Aptos HS.

Thursday, December 29
Varsity boys basketball in the Chris Huber Invitational.
JV boys basketball in the Dougherty Valley tournament.
Freshman boys basketball in the Dougherty Valley tournament.
Varsity girls basketball in the West Coast Jamboree at Miramonte HS.
Wrestling in the Coast Classic at Aptos HS.

Friday, December 30
Varsity boys basketball in the Chris Huber Invitational.
JV boys basketball in the Dougherty Valley tournament.

Dec 16 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

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Olivia Sabbadini
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Boys Soccer

overcame the downpour and Campolindo HS 1-0.

Boys Basketball

held on to win a wild 46-45 game against Oakland HS in the Damian Lillard Classic.

Girls Basketball

defeated Oakland Tech HS 70-53 in their Acalanes Invitational.

In Friday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity team plays Stuart Hall HS in the Damian Lillard Classic at Holy Names College at 5:00.
Freshman team plays in the Arroyo tournament.

Girls Basketball

Varsity team hosts Clovis North HS in the Acalanes Invitational at 6:30.
JV team plays in the California tournament.

Wrestling

Axel Jurgens, Jeremy Ridge and Tai White compete in the Zinkin Classic at Buchanan HS in Clovis.

In Saturday’s action…

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Brooke Panfilli
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Varsity Boys Basketball

plays in the Damian Lillard Classic at Holy Names College.

Freshman Boys Basketball

plays in the Arroyo tournament.

Varsity Girls Basketball

hosts the Acalanes Invitational.

JV Girls Basketball

plays in the California tournament.

Boys Soccer

hosts Northgate HS.  Freshmen at 12:00, JV at 2:00 and Varsity at 4:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Berkeley HS at 9:00 and plays at Northgate HS at 1:00.

Wrestling

Axel Jurgens, Jeremy Ridge and Tai White compete in the Zinkin Classic at Buchanan HS in Clovis.
The wrestling team competes in the Bill Martell Invitational at Northgate HS.

Friday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Chris Rogers and Nick Schirmer were named “Men of the Match.”  Nick Schirmer scored the lone goal assisted by Alex Topping.

Dec 15 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Wrestling

opened the DAL season with a 45-27 victory over Concord HS.

In Thursday’s action…

Girls Basketball

Varsity team hosts Oakland Tech HS in the Acalanes Invitational at 3:30.
JV team plays San Ramon Valley HS in the California tournament at 6:00.

Boys Basketball

Varsity team plays Oakland HS in the Damian Lillard Classic at Oakland Tech HS at 5:30.
Freshman team plays Arroyo HS in the Arroyo tournament at 4:00.

Boys Soccer

plays at Campolindo HS.  JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:30.

Dec 14 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

shutout Las Lomas HS 4-0 to raise their overall record to 4-0-1.  The JV team battled to a 1-1 tie.

JV Boys Basketball

defeated Hercules HS 62-47. The freshmen did likewise.

In Wednesday’s action…

Wrestling

hosts Concord HS at 6:00.

Tuesday’s individual standouts…

Varsity Boys Soccer

Shukoor Haji scored a goal and had an assist and was named “Man of the Match.”  Bryan Bamford also scored a goal and had an assist. Brody Quinn and Gabe Singer scored the other goals and Alex Topping had an assist.

JV Boys Basketball

Jack Wickline scored 17 points and Matt Healy 10 points.

Dec 13 – Tuesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Las Lomas HS.  JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

Girls Soccer

plays at Vallejo HS.  Varsity at 4:00 and jv at 6:00.

Boys Basketball

hosts Hercules HS.  Freshmen at 5:30 and jv at 7:00.

Dec 12 – Monday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Varsity Boys Basketball

defeated Northgate HS 50-33 in the ABC Invitational.

Girls Basketball

defeated Middletown HS 52-31 in the Antioch Invitational.

Girls Soccer

was narrowly defeated by perennial power Monte Vista HS 2-1.  The JV team was also defeated.

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Basketball

defeated Mountain House HS 77-43 in the Antioch Invitational to raise their overall record to 6-1.

Varsity Boys Basketball

defeated Concord HS 69-47 in the ABC Invitational to raise their overall record to 5-1.

Boys Soccer

shutout Concord HS 2-0 in the Winter Classic to raise their record to 3-0-1.

In Monday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts San Ramon Valley HS at 6:00.

Dec 10 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Varsity Boys Basketball

defeated Northgate HS 50-33 in the ABC Invitational.

Girls Basketball

defeated Middletown HS 52-31 in the Antioch Invitational.

Girls Soccer

was narrowly defeated by perennial power Monte Vista HS 2-1.  The jv team was also defeated.

In Saturday’s action…

Varsity Boys Basketball

play Concord HS in the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS at 5:00.

JV Boys Basketball

plays in the Anthony Robinson Memorial tournament at El Cerrito HS.

Freshman Boys Basketball

plays in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament.

Girls Basketball

plays in the Antioch Invitational at Antioch HS.

Boys Soccer

plays Concord HS in the Winter Classic at Foothill HS at 4:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts Las Lomas HS at 10:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Bishop O’Dowd HS at 12:00 and College Park HS at 3:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Green & Gold Classic at San Marin HS.

Dec 9 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Girls Basketball

dropped a very close game to Brookside Christian HS 63-62 in the Antiioch Invitational.

Boys Basketball

JV team was defeated by El Cerrito HS in the Anthony Robinson Memorial tournament.
Freshman team defeated Sir Francis Drake HS 48-42 in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament.

In Friday’s action…

Girls Soccer

hosts Monte Vista HS. JV at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.

Boys Basketball

Varsity team plays in the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS at 5:00.
JV team plays in the Anthony Robinson Memorial tournament at El Cerrito HS at 3:45.
Freshman team plays Marin Catholic HS in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at 6:30.

Girls Basketball

plays in the Antioch Invitational at Antioch HS at 5:00.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity team plays in the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS.
JV team plays in the Anthony Robinson Memorial tournament at El Cerrito HS.
Freshman team plays in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament.

Girls Basketball

plays in the Antioch Invitational at Antioch HS.

Boys Soccer

Varsity team plays Concord HS in the Winter Classic at Foothill HS at 4:00.
Freshman team hosts Las Lomas HS at 10:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Bishop O’Dowd HS at 12:00 and College Park HS at 3:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Green & Gold Classic at San Marin HS.

Thursday’s individual standouts…

Freshman Boys Basketball

Aidan Bodner scored 15 points and had 9 rebounds.  Isaiah Coleman scored 12 points and had 6 steals.

Dec 8 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

overwhelmed Livermore HS 5-0 in the Winter Classic.  They advance to the championship game against Campolindo HS Saturday at Moreau HS at 5:00.

Boys Basketball

played well in defeat against a good, undefeated Deer Valley HS team in the ABC Invitational.

In Thursday’s action…

Varsity Girls Basketball

plays Brookside Christian HS in the Antioch Invitational at Los Medanos College at 4:30.

JV Boys Basketball

plays El Cerrito HS in the Anthony Robinson Memorial tournament at El Cerrito HS at 8:00.

Freshman Boys Basketball

plays Sir Francis Drake HS in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at Campolindo HS at 5:00.

Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Alex Topping had 2 assists and was named “Man of the Match.”  Shukoor Haji scored 2 goals and Gabe Singer, Travis Stevenson and Ryan Karow added 1 goal each.  Drew Wondolowski, Brody Quinn and Zach Flagg each contributed 1 assist.

Dec 7 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

JV Girls Basketball

took a close game at halftime against John O’Connell HS to a 47-28 rout.

In Wednesday’s action…

Varsity Boys Basketball

plays Deer Valley HS in the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS at 6:30.

Girls Basketball

plays at Ygnacio Valley HS. JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

Boys Soccer

plays at Livermore HS in the Winter Classic at 4:30.

Dec 5 – Monday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Basketball

The Varsity team defeated San Marin HS 47-29 in the San Rafael Classic.
The JV team defeated St. Josephs HS 40-39 in the John Rhodes Memorial tournament.

Girls Basketball

easily defeated Middletown HS.

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Volleyball

IS THE 2016 CIF DIVISION 3 STATE CHAMPIONS  as they defeated Crossroads HS from Santa Monica 25-13, 28-26, 22-25, 17-25 and 16-14.

Boys Basketball

The varsity team defeated San Rafael HS 54-22 to win the championship of the San Rafael Classic.
The jv team was defeated by Campolindo HS to be the runner-up of the John Rhodes Memorial tournament.

Boys Soccer

battled to a 1-1 tie with Alameda HS in the Winter Classic.

In Monday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts California HS at 6:00.

Individual standouts…

JV Boys Basketball

Christian Descoins scored 13 points, Matt Healy 11 points and Charlie Koch 10 points.

Dec 3 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity team defeated San Marin HS 47-29 in the San Rafael Classic.
JV team defeated St. Josephs HS 40-39 in the John Rhodes Memorial tournament.

Girls Basketball

easily defeated Middletown HS.

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Volleyball

plays Crossroads HS from Santa Monica in the CIF STATE CHAMPIONSHIP game at Santiago Canyon College at 1:30.

Boys Basketball

Varsity team plays in the championship game of the San Rafael Classic.
JV team plays in the championship game of the John Rhodes Memorial tournament at 3:30.
Freshman team plays in the California tournament.

Boys Soccer

hosts Alameda HS in the Winter Classic at 5:00.
Freshman team hosts De La Salle HS at 10:00.

Individual standouts…

JV Boys Basketball

Christian Descoins scored 13 points, Matt Healy 11 points and Charlie Koch 10 points.

Dec 2 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity team defeated Hercules HS 46-38 in the San Rafael Classic.
JV team defeated American HS 42-39 in the John Rhodes Memorial tournament.

In Friday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity plays San Marin HS in the San Rafael Classic at 6:30.
JV team hosts St. Josephs HS in the John Rhodes Memorial tournament at 8:00.
Freshman team plays in the California tournament.

Girls Basketball

plays at Middletown HS. JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Volleyball

plays Crossroads HS from Santa Monica in the CIF State Championship game at Santiago Canyon College at 1:30.

Boys Basketball

Varsity team plays in the San Rafael Classic.
JV team hosts the John Rhodes Memorial tournament.
Freshman team plays in the California tournament.

Boys Soccer

hosts Alameda HS in the Winter Classic at 5:00.
Freshman team hosts De La Salle HS at 10:00.

Dec 1 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Girls Basketball

pulled out a tough win at Castro Valley HS 54-48.

Boys Soccer

found themselves behind 1-0 at halftime to perennial power Ygnacio Valley HS, but stirred up a furious rally to end in a 2-2 tie.

In Thursday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity plays Hercules HS in the San Rafael Classic at 3:30.

JV boys basketball team hosts American HS in the John Rhodes Memorial tournament at 6:30.
Freshman boys basketball team plays Hercules HS in the California tournament at 6:30.

Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Drew Wondolowski scored a goal and was named “Man of the Match.”  Bernard Adri scored the other goal and Brody Quinn and Cameron Shapoorian added assists.

Nov 30 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Girls Basketball

is off to a fast start defeating Deer Valley HS 63-27.

Girls Soccer

was defeated by San Ramon Valley HS. The jv team was also defeated.

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Ygnacio Valley HS in the Winter Classic at 4:30.

Girls Basketball

plays at Castro Valley HS. JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

Nov 28 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Volleyball

The girls volleyball team IS the CIF Northern California division 3 Champions. They pulled out a five game victory over Sonora HS 22-25, 25-16, 21-25, 28-26 and 15-13. If you were not here, you missed an incredible display. The team was behind in the fourth game and when it looked like their season was over, they dug down deep and pulled out a heroic rally to force game five. Game five went back and forth point by point until the Dons overcame. They advance to the State Championship game against Crossroads HS Saturday at 1:30 in Southern California. We could not be more proud of this team.

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In Monday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Richmond HS in a scrimmage. JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Deer Valley HS at 4:00.

Nov 25 – Friday Sports

Boys Soccer

Tonight, the boys soccer team hosts the Alumni game at 5:00. This is always a fun event as alumnus from as far back as 1980 return to take part. Don’t miss out.

Nov 19 – Saturday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Volleyball

The #2 seeded girls volleyball team hosts Aptos HS in the CIF NorCal quarterfinals at 7:00.

Cross Country

competes in the NCS Meet of Champions at Hayward HS at 8:00 am.

Girls Basketball

hosts Clayton Valley Charter HS in a scrimmage. JV at 9:00 and varsity at 10:30.

Boys Basketball

hosts Montgomery HS in a scrimmage. Freshmen at 12:00, jv at 1:30 and varsity at 3:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts College Park HS at 12:00.

Freshman Girls Soccer

plays at Pittsburg HS at 10:00.

Nov 19 – Sports over Thanksgiving Break

Saturday, November 19

Girls Volleyball

hosts Aptos HS in the CIF NorCal quarterfinals at 7:00.

Cross Country

competes in the NCS Meet of Champions at Hayward HS at 8:00.

Boys Basketball

hosts Montgomery HS in a scrimmage. Freshmen at 12:00, jv at 1:30, varsity at 3:00.

Girls Basketball

hosts Clayton Valley Charter HS in a scrimmage. JV at 9:00, varsity at 10:30.

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts College Park HS at 12:00.

Freshman Girls Soccer

plays at Pittsburg HS at 10:00.

Tuesday, November 22

Girls Volleyball

CIF NorCal Semifinals

Boys Basketball

at Foothill HS in an NCS Foundation game. Freshmen at 4:00, jv at 5:30, varsity at 7:00.

Girls Basketball

hosts Mission San Jose HS in an NCS Foundation game. JV at 5:30, varsity at 7:00.

Wednesday, November 23

Boys Basketball

hosts the alumni game at 7:00.

Thursday, November 24

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Friday, November 25

Boys Soccer

hosts the alumni game at 5:00.

Saturday, November 26

Cross Country

CIF championships at Woodward Park, Fresno at 8:00.

Girls Volleyball

CIF NorCal championships

Girls Basketball

plays at Mt. Eden HS. JV at 5:30, varsity at 7:00.

Nov 17 – Thursday Sports

In Thursday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts Deer Valley HS at 6:00.

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Oct 20 – Unified Soccer

WOW!!!  What an incredible event.  The unified soccer game between Acalanes HS and Miramonte HS was incredible.  It was a great time to be had by the athletes, the coaches and everyone that supported the program.

I want to extend a gigantic thank you to Katharine Walton and Leadership.  Their presence and positive energy was noticed and greatly appreciated.

There were many staff members in attendance and I want to highlight the support from Travis Bell, Andy Briggs, Erin Pope, the entire main office staff and Will Benham-Baker for waving pom poms for the entire 25 minutes for the cause.

Much of this was made possible by the leadership from Holly Thompson, Jasy Radmanovic and Nick Lee, coach and 2011 graduate.

Oct 20 – Unified Soccer

In previous emails, I mentioned Unified Soccer.  Well, the first game is Thursday at 3:15 pm.  Acalanes HS will host Miramonte HS.  This is the “Feel Good” event of the year to date.  Please, take the time to come out an support this magnificent effort.  The game is short so I advise arriving close to 3:15.

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PHOTOS: Holly Thompson

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Sep 30 – Unified Sports

The Acalanes High School District is beginning the Unified Sports program this year and the first sport is soccer.  This program is for students in the life skills or learning skills classes that are not able to participate in the regular athletic programs. We currently have ten unified athletes and nine unified partners that are varsity soccer players. The first two practices occurred this week and it was phenomenal.  The unified athletes are having a great time.

Coach Nick Lee (2011 Acalanes alumnus) said, they are improving at an incredible rate.  Jasy Radmanovic is the other coach and Holly Thompson is the director for the district and our site.

A huge thank you to our unified partners that are donating their time and have worked with the athletes with great care and compassion.

Cate Combi
Callie Ericksen
Sophia Giordano
Payson Newman
Jackie Nichols
Gabe Singer
Emily Smith
Mark Von Hacht
Drew Wondolowski

Sep 6 – College Athletic Recruitment Information Night

When: September 6, 2016  6 – 8pm
Where:  Miramonte HS Theater
NCSA will be presenting an informational night geared to help your student-athletes discover the best college opportunities:
· Recruiting workshops – educate students and families in person
· High School RMS – access our digital platform and tools
· Coach meetings – educate coaching staffs on recruiting resources

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May 2 – TUESDAY DEADLINE

Acalanes Bash Poster 2016Don’t miss out on the biggest party and fundraiser of the year – The 2016 Booster Bash – SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND.

Ticket sales for SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND will close on Tuesday May 3rd! This event will sell out! Purchase your individual tickets now on the Acalanes Web Store.
·        Only (4) VIP Tables are left to purchase

SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND will take place on Saturday May 7th, 6:30pm – 11:00PM at Temple Isaiah.

Support our student athletes during this always fun and festive evening. The Booster Bash is the only Acalanes athletics fundraiser of the year! Enjoy cocktails, appetizers, and light entrees while bidding in the silent and live auctions followed by music and dancing! Mother’s Day is on May 8th. SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND is the ideal event to purchase an exciting and special gift for momma.

PARTIES! PARTIES! PARTIES!
There are plenty parties to sign-up for this year…but spaces are limited. Take a look at some of unique social events that you can sign-up for. Don’t miss out.

April 29 – ONLY 5 DAYS LEFT TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS TO THE 2016 BOOSTER BASH

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Don’t miss out on the biggest party and fundraiser of the year – The 2016 Booster Bash – SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND.

Ticket sales for SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND will close on Tuesday May 3rd! This event will sell out! Purchase your individual tickets now on the Acalanes Web Store.
·        Only (4) VIP Tables are left to purchase

SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND will take place on Saturday May 7th, 6:30pm – 11:00PM at Temple Isaiah.

Support our student athletes during this always fun and festive evening. The Booster Bash is the only Acalanes athletics fundraiser of the year! Enjoy cocktails, appetizers, and light entrees while bidding in the silent and live auctions followed by music and dancing! Mother’s Day is on May 8th. SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND is the ideal event to purchase an exciting and special gift for momma.

PARTIES! PARTIES! PARTIES!
There are plenty parties to sign-up for this year…but spaces are limited. Take a look at some of unique social events that you can sign-up for. Don’t miss out.

S20.       2nd Annual Lafayette Grand Prix Dad’s Go Kart Party (Limit – 40 Dads)

S21.        “A Taste of Napa” Party with “Live” Entertainment  (Limit – 150)

S22.       “The Return of Finest Whites, City Lights” (Limit – 100)
S23.       Hoffman House –  1st Annual Oktoberfest (Limit – 60)

S24.       Bleacher Babe Bash (Limit – 80)

S25.       Mardi Gras Madness! (Limit – 85)

S26.       Senorita Margarita Party! (Limit – 30)

S27.       Fall Fiesta Celebration! (Limit – 50)

As Always…Go Dons!!

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Please come and show your support for the Acalanes Athletics Program at The 2016 Booster Bash Gala which will celebrate 75 years of Acalanes athletics.  You will enjoy Hors d’oeuvres, desserts, no host bars, party games, silent and live auctions, unique sign-up parties, the Acalanes Boosters 2015-16 raffle prize drawings and dancing.  Please mark your calendars for this always fun event.

If your child participates in Acalanes Athletics or you just love Acalanes High School, this is a party you shouldn’t miss. Come and SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND on Saturday May 7th with the rest of your Acalanes community.

If you have any questions, please contact Jill McTaggart at jill_mctaggart@yahoo.com or Robert McKendell at rmckende@yahoo.com

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Please come and show your support for the Acalanes Athletics Program at The 2016 Booster Bash Gala which will celebrate 75 years of Acalanes athletics.  You will enjoy Hors d’oeuvres, desserts, no host bars, party games, silent and live auctions, unique sign-up parties, the Acalanes Boosters 2015-16 raffle prize drawings and dancing.  Please mark your calendars for this always fun event.

If your child participates in Acalanes Athletics or you just love Acalanes High School, this is a party you shouldn’t miss. Come and SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND on Saturday May 7th with the rest of your Acalanes community.

If you have any questions, please contact Jill McTaggart at jill_mctaggart@yahoo.com or Robert McKendell at rmckende@yahoo.com

Go Dons!!

Boosters BASH Diamond Dons VIP Tables Now Available

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Do you want to secure a seat at the 16th Annual Booster Bash – Shine Bright Like a Diamond. If so, you and 7 of your friends can purchase a Booster Bash Diamond Don VIP Table for $1,000 on the Web Store today. The (14) Diamond Don VIP Tables will be the ONLY full size tables in the social hall during the Booster Bash. They will surrounding the main dance floor where all of the fun and action will take place. Purchasing a VIP Table is another great way to make a donation to Acalanes Athletic Program.

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If you don’t wish to purchase a VIP Table but want to attend the Booster Bash, you can purchase individual tickets to SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND for $75.00 on the Web Store now.
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SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND will be the biggest and coolest fundraiser of the year for Acalanes Athletic Boosters. We want to see you on Saturday May 7th and we need your financial generosity.

As Always…Go Dons!!

May 7 – Save the Date – Booster BASH

Save the Date, May 7th, to celebrate 75 years of Acalanes Athletics at the 2016 Acalanes Booster Bash.  6:30pm-11pm, Temple Isaiah.  Purchase your tickets at the Acalanes Web Store here

 

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Feb 24 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Girls Basketball

cruised past Redwood HS 74-58 in the first round of the NCS playoffs.

Alex Grant-Hudd
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Boys Basketball

battled with El Cerrito HS only to fall short 64-54 in the first round of the NCS playoffs.

Baseball

defeated Terra Linda HS 9-1. The jv team did likewise 8-2.

Girls Lacrosse

was defeated by San Ramon Valley HS.

In Wednesday’s action…

Girls Soccer

The #2 seeded girls soccer team hosts #3 seeded Las Lomas HS at 7:00 in the NCS semifinals.

Boys Tennis

hosts Piedmont HS at 3:30.

JV Boys Golf

has a match against Campolindo HS at Rossmoor GC at 3:30.

Note: At all NCS playoff events, there is an admission charge. $10 general admission and $5 for students, children and senior citizens. No passes will be honored.

Feb 22 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Soccer

The #2 seeded girls soccer team shutout Tamalpais HS 2-0 in the NCS quarterfinals. The victory sets up a semifinal home showdown with Las Lomas HS Wednesday at 7:00.

Jessica Carlin
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Boys Soccer

played very well in their final game of the season falling to De Anza HS 2-1 in the NCS quarterfinals.

Boys Lacrosse

was defeated by San Ramon Valley HS.

Wrestling

finished 4th overall at the DFAL Championships a mere 6 points behind the 2nd place team.
Jeremy Ridge won a DFAL Championship. Tai White was a DFAL Championship runner-up. Isaac Douglas, Axel Jurgens, Peyton Li and Ben Ross placed 3rd. These top three placers qualify for the NCS Championships Friday and Saturday at Newark Memorial HS. Aaron Baker, Chris Fulton and Tyler Sverak placed 4th and are NCS alternates.

NCS playoffs…

Girls Basketball

is the #2 seed and hosts Redwood HS Tuesday at 7:00 in the first round of the NCS playoffs.

Boys Basketball

plays at El Cerrito HS Tuesday at 7:00 in the first round of the NCS playoffs.

Girls Soccer

The #2 seeded girls soccer team hosts #3 seeded Las Lomas HS Wednesday at 7:00 in the NCS semifinals.

Note: At all NCS playoff events, there is an admission charge. $10 general admission and $5 for students, children and senior citizens. No passes are accepted.

Feb 20 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Girls Basketball

defeated Alhambra HS 65-25 to finish the regular season in preparation for next week’s NCS playoffs. The jv team was defeated.

Boys Basketball

dropped a close game to Alhambra HS. The jv team notched a victory in their final game of the season.

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Soccer

The #2 seeded girls soccer team hosts Tamalpais HS in the NCS quarterfinals at 7:00.

Boys Soccer

plays at De Anza HS in the NCS quarterfinals at 7:00.

Boys Lacrosse

hosts San Ramon Valley HS. Varsity at 12:00 and jv at 2:00.

Girls Lacrosse

competes in the Davis play day scrimmage.

Baseball

teams scrimmage at Marin Catholic HS at 12:00.

Friday’s individual standouts…

Girls Basketball

Brooke Panfili scored 18 points, with 2 3-pointers. Emma Godfrey scored 13 points. Julia Lyons scored 10 points.

Feb 19 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Boys Tennis

started off the Spring defeating Tamalpais HS 8-1. Kyle Everly, Isaiah Bird, Ryan Cardiff, Ryan Pegels, Trenton Tso and Ryan Everly won singles matches. Cole Brightbill & Clay Schmidt and Alex Hashim & Rohan Saha won doubles matches.

In Friday’s action…

Basketball

teams play Alhambra HS.
At Alhambra HS, jv girls at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30 and varsity boys at 7:00.
At Acalanes HS, jv boys at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Soccer

The #2 seeded girls soccer team hosts Tamalpais HS in the NCS quarterfinals at 7:00.

Boys Soccer

plays at De Anza HS in the NCS quarterfinals at 7:00.

Boys Lacrosse

hosts San Ramon Valley HS. Varsity at 12:00 and jv at 2:00.

Girls Lacrosse

competes in the Davis play day scrimmage.

Baseball

teams scrimmage at Marin Catholic HS at 12:00.

Feb 18 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

WOW!!! The #16 seeded boys soccer team pulled off the big upset defeating #1 seeded Redwood HS 1-0 in the first round of the NCS playoffs. The victory sets them up for a quarterfinal game at De Anza HS Saturday at 7:00.

Girls Soccer

The #2 seeded girls soccer team dispatched #15 seeded Newark Memorial HS 4-0 in the first round of the NCS playoffs. They will host #7 seeded Tamalpais HS in the quarterfinals Saturday at 7:00.

In Thursday’s action…

Boys Tennis

hosts Tamalpais HS at 3:30, weather permitting.

Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Cameron Shapoorian scored the winning goal assisted by Drew Wondolowski. Drew was named “Man of the Match.”

Feb 17 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Senior Alison Smith
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Boys Basketball

mounted a furious rally only to fall short to Dublin HS. The freshman team defeated the Gaels.

Girls Basketball

was very competitive in defeat with Dublin HS. The jv team was victorious.

Senior Julia Lyons
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In Wednesday’s action…

Girls Soccer

The 2nd seeded Acalanes team hosts Newark Memorial HS in the first round of the NCS playoffs at 7:00.

Boys Soccer

plays at Redwood HS in the first round of the NCS playoffs at 3:00.

Boys Lacrosse

has a scrimmage at St. Ignatius HS at 4:00.

Note: At all NCS playoff events, there is an admission charge. $10 general admission and $5 for students, children and senior citizens. No passes will be honored.

Girls Varsity Basketball – Class of 2016
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February 12 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Boys Soccer

is on fire going into the NCS playoffs with a 3-0 victory over Miramonte HS. The jv team finished the season with a 3-1 victory.

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Girls Soccer

positions themselves well for the NCS playoffs with a 2-1 victory over Miramonte HS.

Girls Basketball

dropped a heart-breaker to Campolindo HS on a shot at the buzzer. The jv team fell in double overtime.

Boys Basketball

lost the lead with 11 seconds left in the game and their shot at the buzzer was just off as they came up just short to Campolindo HS 62-61.

In Saturday’s action…

Wrestling

competes in the NCS Dual Championships at Liberty HS at 10:00.

Thursday’s individual standouts…

Boys Basketball

Alex Kinnear scored 16 points, with 4 3-pointers. Aidan McNamara scored 15 points, with 3 3-pointers. Jesse Marlow scored 12 points, with 2 3-pointers.

JV Boys Soccer

Zach Flagg, Herali Rizbi and John Stevenson each scored a goal.

Acalanes Soccer Senior Night
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Feb 11 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Wrestling

ended the regular season with a 45-27 victory over Miramonte HS. Jeremy Ridge, Axel Jurgens and Peyton Li won their matches.

In Thursday’s action…

Soccer

teams play Miramonte HS in the regular season finale.
Boys are home and girls are away.
JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.
The boys team will have their Senior Night Presentation before the varsity game.

Basketball

teams play Campolindo HS.
At Campolindo HS, jv girls at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30 and varsity boys at 7:00.
At Acalanes HS, jv boys at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

In Saturday’s action…

The wrestling team competes in the NCS Dual Championships at Liberty HS at 10:00.

Feb 10 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

continues to roll with a 2-0 victory over Alhambra HS. The JV team was overwhelming 4-1.

Girls Soccer

defeated Alhambra HS 2-1. The JV team rallied scoring the winning goal in extra time for a 3-2 victory.

Girls Basketball

cruised past Dougherty Valley HS 70-47. The JV team was not as fortunate.

Boys Basketball

played very well in defeat to Dougherty Valley HS.

In Wednesday’s action…

Wrestling

concludes the regular season at Miramonte HS at 6:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts James Logan HS at 6:00.

Tuesday’s individual standouts…

Varsity Boys Soccer

Ian Franklin scored a goal and had an assist. Gabe Singer scored a goal. Alex Topping had an assist. Payson Newman was named “Man of the Match.”

JV Boys Soccer

John Stevenson scored 2 goals and Matt Mariani scored 1 goal.

Girls Basketball

Emma Godfrey amassed 32 points in the paint. Wow!!! Brooke Panfili scored 10 points, with 2 3-pointers. Roni Marrone scored 10 points, with 1 3-pointer.

Feb 9 – Tuesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Basketball

teams play Dougherty Valley HS.
At Acalanes HS, JV girls at 4:00, Varsity girls at 5:30 and Varsity boys at 7:00.
At Dougherty Valley HS, jv boys at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Soccer

teams play Alhambra HS.
Girls are home and boys are away. JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.
Tonight will be the Senior Night Presentation for the girls soccer team prior to the varsity game. Come out and join the festivities.

Feb 6 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Soccer

played extremely well against a very good Dublin HS team falling short 2-1. The jv team pulled out a 1-0 victory.

Gabe Singer
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Girls Soccer

also fell to Dublin HS 2-1.

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Basketball

hosts Pittsburg HS. JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts College Park HS at 9:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Deer Valley HS at 10:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Mission San Jose Invitational.

Friday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Gabe Singer scored the lone goal assisted by Drew Wondolowski. Mark Von Hacht was named “Man of the Match.”

Mark von Hacht
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Feb 5 – Friday Sports Page

In Friday’s action…

Soccer

Teams plays Dublin HS. Boys are home and girls are away.
JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

Wrestling

competes in the Mission San Jose Invitational.

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Basketball

hosts Pittsburg HS. JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts College Park HS at 9:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Deer Valley HS at 10:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Mission San Jose Invitational.

Feb 4 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

got a much needed 4-2 victory over Las Lomas HS.

Girls Soccer

was defeated by Las Lomas HS. The jv team was also defeated.

Wrestling

was defeated by Las Lomas HS.

Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Gabe Singer got the hat trick with 3 goals and Ian Franklin did the same with 3 assists as both were named “Man of the Match.” Drew Wondolowski scored the other goal.

Girls Soccer

Emily Smith scored a goal and Kyle McQuain had 7 saves.

Wrestling

Peyton Li won his match.

Feb 3 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Girls Basketball

overwhelmed Las Lomas HS. The jv team did likewise.

Boys Basketball

mounted a furious rally only to fall short to Las Lomas HS 64-60. The jv team also was defeated.

In Wednesday’s action…

Soccer

teams play Las Lomas HS.
Girls are home and boys are away. JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

Wrestling

hosts Las Lomas HS at 6:00.

Tuesday’s individual standouts…

Boys Basketball

Jesse Marlow scored 23 points, with an amazing 7 3-pointers. Nico Brightbill scored 15 points, with 2 3-pointers. Aaron Hill scored 11 points.

Feb 1 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

fell short to College Park HS 2-1.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

led by Lyenne Denny played their best game of the year defeating Deer Valley HS 4-1 raising their overall record to 6-1-6.

In Monday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts San Ramon Valley HS at 6:00.

Individual standouts…

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

Isobel Whitehead scored all four goals.

Jan 30 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys basketball

found themselves in a very close wire-to-wire game that found them falling just short of Miramonte HS at the end. The freshman team suffered an identical fate.

Girls Basketball

was defeated by Miramonte HS. The jv girls also fell.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

plays at College Park HS. Freshmen at 11:00, jv at 1:00 and varsity at 3:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Deer Valley HS at 9:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Pound for Pound Invitational at San Rafael HS.

Individual standouts…

Girls Basketball

Brooke Panfili scored 13 points and Emma Godfrey 11 points.

Jan 29 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Wrestling

defeated Campolindo HS 45-25. Scott Ortlieb, Ben Ross, Tai White, Chris Fulton, Axel Jurgens and Isaac Douglas won their matches.

Axel Jurgens pins opponent
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In Friday’s action…

Basketball

teams play Miramonte HS.
At Acalanes HS, jv girls at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30 and varsity boys at 7:00.
At Miramonte HS, jv boys at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

plays at College Park HS. Freshmen at 11:00, jv at 1:00 and varsity at 3:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Deer Valley HS at 9:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Pound for Pound Invitational at San Rafael HS.

Jan 28 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Basketball

went back and forth with Alhambra HS before finishing them off 62-53. The jv team did likewise.

Girls Basketball

won in a landslide over Alhambra HS. The jv road was not as easy, yet they pulled out a 2 point victory.

Girls Soccer

Acalanes and Campo were tied 2-2 in the second half until an offensive barrage of 2 goals in one minute propelled the girls soccer team to a 4-2 victory over Campolindo HS raising their DFAL record to 6-0-2 and their overall record to 8-0-2.

Regan McQuain
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Boys Soccer

played very well battling Campolindo HS to a 1-1 draw. The jv team also played to a 1-1 tie.

In Thursday’s action…

Wrestling

hosts Campolindo HS at 6:00.

Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Boys Basketball

Robbie Rowell scored 16 points, with 3 3-pointers. Jesse Marlow scored 14 points, with 2 3-pointers. Ryan Nall scored 12 points.

Girls Basketball

Brooke Panfili scored 17 points, with 3 3-pointers. Roni Marrone scored 17 points with 1 3-pointer. Alex Grant-Hudd scored 11 points, with 3 3-pointers. Emma Godfrey scored 10 points.

Varsity Boys Soccer

Ian Franklin scored the lone goal assisted by Drew Wondolowski. Joey Moran was named “Man of the Match.”

JV Boys Soccer

John Stevenson scored the lone goal.

Jan 27 – Wednesday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Basketball

teams play Alhambra HS.
At Acalanes HS, jv boys at 4:00, varsity boys at 5:30 and varsity girls at 7:00.
At Alhambra HS, jv girls at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Soccer

teams play Campolindo HS.
Boys are home and girls are away. JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

Jan 25 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

defeated Clayton Valley Charter HS 2-0 and Dougherty Valley HS 3-0.

In Monday’s action…

Basketball

at Dublin HS. JV boys at 4:00, varsity boys at 5:30 and varsity girls at 7:00.
At Acalanes HS. JV girls at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Friday’s individual standouts…

Boys Basketball

Jesse Marlow scored 15 points and Robbie Rowell 11 points, each with 3 3-pointers. Ryan Nall scored 9 points and was a tenacious presence in the paint.

Girls Basketball

Alex Grant-Hudd had the shooting touch scoring 15 points with 3 3-pointers. Emma Godfrey was a strong presence inside with 12 points and great contributions on defense and rebounding. Brooke Panfili scored 10 points, with 1 3-pointer.

Alex Grant-Hudd
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Saturdays individual standouts…

Girls Soccer

Cate Goodman and Bridgett Johnson each scored two goals and Isobel Whitehead scored the other goal. Christina Pathoumthong was in goal for both shutouts.

Jan 23 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Girls Soccer

scored early and made it stand in a 1-0 victory over Dougherty Valley HS. The jv team had the opposite experience. They played well the entire game but gave up a goal in extra time to fall 1-0.

Boys Soccer

played to a 2-2 draw with Dougherty Valley HS.

Boys Basketball

made an incredible rally from being down 20 points only to fall short to Campolindo HS. The jv boys were the opposite building a big lead and holding on to defeat the Cougars.

Ryan Nall
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Girls Basketball

played an exciting back-and-forth game, but could not pull out the victory over Campolindo HS.

Taylor Jones
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In Saturday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts Las Lomas HS at 11:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Bishop O’Dowd HS at 9:00.

Wrestling

competes in the King of the Mat Invitational at Windsor HS.

Jan 22 – Friday Sports Page

In Friday’s action…

Basketball

teams play Campolindo HS.
At Acalanes HS, jv boys at 4:00, varsity boys at 5:30 and varsity girls at 7:00.
At Campolindo HS, JV girls at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Soccer

teams play Dougherty Valley HS. Girls are home and boys are away. JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

In Saturday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts Las Lomas HS at 11:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Bishop O’Dowd HS at 9:00.

Wrestling

competes in the King of the Mat Invitational at Windsor HS.

Jan 18 – Monday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Girls Basketball

defeated Dougherty Valley HS 65-54 to raise their overall record to 13-3 and their DFAL record to 2-1. The jv team suffered a defeat.

Boys Basketball

was defeated by Dougherty Valley HS. The freshman team met the same fate.

Girls Soccer

defeated Miramonte HS 3-1 to raise their overall record to 6-0-2 and their DFAL record to 4-0-2.

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Miramonte HS 2-1. The jv team was victorious 2-1.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

engaged in a defensive battle resulting in a 0-0 tie with Northgate HS. The jv team was the 1-0 victor raising their overall record to 5-0-3.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

was defeated by Heritage HS and Berkeley HS.

Friday’s individual standouts…

Girls Soccer

Sasha Sadoff scored a goal assisted by Regan McQuain. Regan McQuain scored on a well-placed penalty kick. Emily Smith scored a goal assisted by Jackie Nichols. Kyle McQuain had several critical saves.

JV Girls Soccer

Serena Singh scored 2 goals and Maddie Zuber scored 1 goal.

Varsity Boys Soccer

Gabe Singer scored the lone goal.

JV Boys Soccer

Nick Schirmer and Bennett Winther each scored a goal.

Saturday’s individual standouts…

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

Bridget Johnson and Isobel Whitehead each scored a goal.

JV Boys Soccer

Bennett Winther scored the lone goal.

Jan 16 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Girls Basketball

defeated Dougherty Valley HS 65-54 to raise their overall record to 13-3 and their DFAL record to 2-1. The jv team suffered a defeat.

Boys Basketball

was defeated by Dougherty Valley HS. The freshman team met the same fate.

Girls Soccer

defeated Miramonte HS 3-1 to raise their overall record to 6-0-2 and their DFAL record to 4-0-2.

Emily Smith
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Boys Soccer

was defeated by Miramonte HS 2-1. The jv team was victorious 2-1 to raise their overall record to 4-0-3.

Joey Moran
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In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

plays at Northgate HS. Freshman at 12:45, jv at 2:45 and varsity at 4:45.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Heritage HS at 9:00 and hosts Berkeley HS at 2:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Clayton Valley Charter Invitational.

Friday’s individual standouts…

Girls Soccer

Sasha Sadoff scored a goal assisted by Regan McQuain. Regan McQuain scored on a well-placed penalty kick. Emily Smith scored a goal assisted by Jackie Nichols. Kyle McQuain had several critical saves.

Kyle McQuain
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Varsity Boys Soccer

Gabe Singer scored the lone goal.

JV Boys Soccer

Nick Schirmer and Bennett Winther each scored a goal.

Jan 15 – Friday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Basketball

Teams play Dougherty Valley HS.

At Dougherty Valley HS, JV boys at 4:00, varsity boys at 5:30 and varsity girls at 7:00.
At Acalanes HS, JV girls at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Soccer

Teams play Miramonte HS.

Girls are home and boys are away.
JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

Teams play at Northgate HS. Freshman at 12:45, jv at 2:45 and varsity at 4:45.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Heritage HS at 9:00 and hosts Berkeley HS at 2:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Clayton Valley Charter Invitational.

Jan 14 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

defeated Alhambra HS 3-2 as freshman Chris Rogers scored his 1st Acalanes goal in the opening half and prowled the cage in the second half to spark the victory.

Girls Soccer

defeated Alhambra HS 3-2 to raise their DFAL record to 3-0-2 and their overall record to 5-0-2.

In Thursday’s action…

Wrestling

has a meet at Dougherty Valley HS at 6:00.

Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Chris Rogers was named “Man of the Match.” Luis Martinez and Tom Higgins each scored a goal. Drew Wondolowski had 2 assists and Cameron Shapoorian added an assist.

Girls Soccer

Kierra Krawec scored a goal assisted by Emily Smith. Cate Combi scored a goal. Sasha Sadoff scored a goal assisted by Regan McQuain.

Jan 13 – Wednesday Sports

Soccer

Today, the soccer teams resume DFAL action against Alhambra HS. Boys are home and girls are away. JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

Jan 11 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Basketball

defeated Elk Grove HS 64-58 in the New Years Shootout at Pittsburg HS.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

was defeated by College Park HS and hosts Dublin HS.

In Monday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at San Ramon Valley HS at 6:00.

Saturday’s individual standouts…

Girls Basketball

Emma Godfrey scored 19 points. Brooke Panfili scored 15 points, with 3 3-pointers. Taylor Jones scored 15 points.

Jan 9 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Basketball

may have played their best game of the season defeating Las Lomas HS 59-46. The jv boys recorded another victory.

Girls Basketball

won easily over Las Lomas HS. The jv team was also the victor.

Girls Soccer

faced a 2-0 deficit before rallying to defeat Dublin HS 3-2. The jv team suffered in defeat.

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Dublin HS.

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Basketball

plays Elk Grove HS at Pittsburg HS in the New Years Shootout at 4:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts De La Salle HS at 11:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts College Park HS at 9:00 and hosts Dublin HS at 2:00.

Friday’s individual standouts…

Boys Basketball

Alex Kinnear scored 22 points, with 1 3-pointer. Jesse Marlowe scored 12 points, with 2 3-pointers.

Girls Basketball

Emma Godfrey scored 25 points. Brooke Panfili scored 21 points, with 2 3-pointers. Roni Marrone scored 20 points, with 1 3-pointer. Julia Lyons scored 10 points.

Jan 8 – Friday Sports Page

In Friday’s action…

Basketball

Teams play Las Lomas HS.
At Acalanes HS, jv boys at 4:00, varsity boys at 5:30 and varsity girls at 7:00.
At Las Lomas HS, jv girls at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Soccer

Teams play Dublin HS.
Girls are home and boys are away.
JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Basketball

plays Elk Grove HS at Pittsburg HS in the New Years Shootout at 4:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts De La Salle HS at 11:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts College Park HS at 9:00 and hosts Dublin HS at 2:00.

Jan 7 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s soccer action…

The girls battled to a 0-0 tie with an undefeated Las Lomas HS team.
The boys fell 2-1 in a physical and well-played game against Las Lomas HS. The jv team rallied to a 2-2 tie.

Ian Franklin
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Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Varsity boys soccer. Gabe Singer scored the lone goal assisted by Ian Franklin. Luke Denham was named “Man of the Match.”
JV boys soccer. Reider Martinsen and John Stevenson each scored a goal.

Luke Denham
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Jan 6 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Girls Basketball

Varsity was defeated by Miramonte HS. The JV girls rallied to pull out a 42-39 victory.

Roni Marrone
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Boys Basketball

Varsity was defeated by Miramonte HS. The Freshman team was edged out in the final minutes.

Aidan McNamara
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In Wednesday’s action…

Soccer

Teams play Las Lomas HS. Boys are home and girls are away.
JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.
The freshman boys soccer team plays at James Logan HS at 6:00.

Tuesday’s individual standouts…

Boys Basketball

Aaron Hill and Aidan McNamara each scored 10 points.

Aaron Hill
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Sports over the Winter Break

Monday, December 21
Boys basketball Host San Marin HS. Freshman 4:00, jv 5:30, varsity 7:00.

Tuesday, December 22
Girls basketball Host Middletown HS. JV 5:30, varsity 7:00.
Wrestling Lou Bronzan Invitational at Liberty HS.

Wednesday, December 23
Boys basketball Host Ygnacio Valley HS. Freshman 4:00, jv 5:30, varsity 7:00.
Wrestling Lou Bronzan Invitational at Liberty HS.

Thursday, December 24

Saturday, December 26
Girls basketball JV in Irvington Holiday Invitational.
Boys soccer Alumni game 3:00.

Monday, December 28
Boys basketball JV v. Mt. Diablo HS in Dougherty Valley tournament 3:00.
Boys basketball Freshmen v. California HS in Dougherty Valley tournament 4:30.
Girls basketball Enterprise HS in West Coast Jamboree at College Park HS 8:00.
Girls basketball JV in Irvington Holiday Invitational.
Wrestling California Coast Classic at Aptos HS.

Tuesday, December 29
Boys basketball Host Galena HS in Chris Huber Invitational 8:00.
Boys basketball JV & freshmen in Dougherty Valley tournament.
Girls basketball West Coast Jamboree at College Park HS.
Girls basketball JV in Irvington Holiday Invitational.
Wrestling California Coast Classic at Aptos HS.

Wednesday, December 30
Boys basketball Chris Huber Invitational.
Boys basketball JV & freshmen in Dougherty Valley tournament.
Girls basketball West Coast Jamboree at College Park HS.
Girls basketball JV in Irvington Holiday Invitational.

Thursday, December 31
Boys basketball Chris Huber Invitational.

Saturday, January 2
Boys basketball Host Analy HS. Freshman 4:00, jv 5:30, varsity 7:00.
Boys soccer Host California HS. JV 12:00, varsity 2:00.

Dec 20 – Sunday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Varsity Girls Basketball

defeated Rio Linda HS 62-47 to claim the championship of the Acalanes Invitational.

Boys Basketball

defeated Mission San Jose HS 63-38 in the Arroyo Tournament.

Boys Soccer

tied Bullard HS 2-2 in the De La Salle Showcase.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

was defeated by Berkeley HS 1-0 and defeated Northgate HS 2-0.

Saturday’s individual standouts…

Girls Basketball

Emma Godfrey scored 18 points and Brooke Panfili 17 points.

Boys Basketball

Alex Kinnear scored 18 points and Jesse Marlow 10 points.

Dec 19 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Girls Basketball

defeataed Fairfield HS 53-49 in the Acalanes Invitational.

Boys Basketball

fell to American Canyon HS 51-47 in overtime in the Arroyo tournament. The JV and freshman teams defeated American Canyon HS with ease.

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Menlo School in the De La Salle Showcase.

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Basketball

Varsity hosts Rio Linda HS at 3:30 in the championship game of the Acalanes Invitational.
JV team competes in the California tournament.

Boys Basketball

teams play in the Arroyo Tournament.

Boys Soccer

plays Bullard HS at 12:00 in the De La Salle Showcase.
The freshman boys soccer team plays at California HS at 11:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

plays at Berkeley HS at 9:00 and at Northgate HS at 2:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Zinkin Classic at Buchanan HS in Clovis.

Dec 18 – Friday Sports Page

In Wednesday’s action…

Girls Soccer

had a 2-0 deficit to Campolindo HS, but scored twice in the last 7 minutes to earn a draw.

Boys Soccer

fell in a controversial 1-0 game to Campolindo HS. The jv team won 3-0.

Alex Longerbeam save
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In Thursday’s action…

Girls Basketball

started off the Acalanes Invitational with a 67-52 victory over Rodriguez HS.

In Friday’s action…

Girls Basketball

hosts Fairfield HS at 8:00 in the Acalanes Invitational.

Boys Basketball

plays American Canyon HS in the Arroyo tournament. Freshmen at 4:30, jv at 6:00 and varsity at 7:00.

JV Girls Basketball

competes in the California tournament.

Boys Soccer

plays Menlo School at 11:00 in the De La Salle Showcase.

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Basketball

The varsity team hosts the Acalanes Invitational.
The JV team competes in the California tournament.

Boys Basketball

teams play in the Arroyo Tournament.

Boys Soccer

Varsity team plays Bullard HS at 12:00 in the De La Salle Showcase.
Freshman team plays at California HS at 11:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

plays at Berkeley HS at 9:00 and at Northgate HS at 2:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Zinkin Classic at Buchanan HS in Clovis.

Dec 16 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Girls Basketball

Varsity team defeated Pinole Valley HS 56-45. The JV team did likewise.

In Wednesday’s action…

Soccer

teams play Campolindo HS. Girls are home and boys are away. JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

Dec 14 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Basketball

cruised past Sonoma Valley HS 58-22 raising their record to 4-0.

Varsity Boys Basketball

overwhelmed Kipp King Academy 71-37 in the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS.

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Concord HS in the final round of the Winter Classic.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

led by Lyenne Denny defeated Dougherty Valley HS 2-1 and tied Northgate HS 1-1.

In Monday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts California HS at 6:00.

Saturday’s individual standouts…

Frosh-soph Girls Soccer

Cate Goodman scored 2 goals and Isobel Whitehead scored 1 goal. Hayes Hollar, Alex Gold, Alba Navarro and Sabina Shocron played amazing defense.

Dec 12 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Soccer

opened the DFAL season with a resounding 4-1 victory over Dougherty Valley HS. The jv team scored in the last minutes to play to a 1-1 draw.

Girls Soccer

shutout Dougherty Valley HS 1-0 in their DFAL opener.

Varsity Boys Basketball

fell on a buzzer-beater 61-59 to De Anza HS in the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS.

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Basketball

hosts Sonoma Valley HS. JV at 3:30 and varsity at 5:00.

Boys Basketball

Varsity team plays in the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS at 3:30.

JV team plays in the El Cerrito tournament.

Freshman team plays in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at Campolindo HS.

Boys Soccer

Varsity team plays at Castro Valley HS at 3:00 in the final round of the Winter Classic.

Freshman team plays at Las Lomas HS at 9:00 am.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Dougherty Valley HS at 9:00 am and hosts Northgate HS at 6:00 pm.

Dec 11 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Wrestling

If you weren’t there, you missed a thriller. Jeremy Ridge, Axel Jurgens and Aaron Baker won matches to close the deficit to Alhambra to 36-33. Down by 3 points going into the last match, Tai White pulled out a great performance to lift the Dons past the Bulldogs 37-36 to record the victory in their DFAL opener.

Tyler Sverak
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Girls Basketball

defeated St. Joseph’s HS 69-54. The JV team fell by the narrowest of margins, 28-27.

Brooke Panfilli
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In Friday’s action…

Soccer

teams open DFAL play against Dougherty Valley HS. Boys are home and girls are away. JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

Boys Basketball

Varsity team plays De Anza HS in the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS at 5:00.

JV team plays in the El Cerrito tournament.

Freshman team plays in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at Campolindo HS.

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Basketball

hosts Sonoma Valley HS. JV at 3:30 and varsity at 5:00.

Boys Basketball

Varsity team plays in the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS.

JV team plays in the El Cerrito tournament.

Freshman team plays in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at Campolindo HS.

Boys Soccer

Varsity team plays at Castro Valley HS at 3:00 in the final round of the Winter Classic.

Freshman team plays at Las Lomas HS at 9:00 am.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Dougherty Valley HS at 9:00 am and hosts Northgate HS at 6:00 pm.

Emma Godfrey
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Thursday’s individual standouts…

Wrestling

Jeremy Ridge, Axel Jurgens, Aaron Baker and Tai White won their matches.

Girls Basketball

Brooke Panfili scored 27 points, with 3 3-pointers. Emma Godfrey scored 18 points. Julia Lyons scored 12 points.

 

Dec 10 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

put on an offensive display defeating Kennedy HS, Richmond 7-1.

Alex Topping
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Girls Basketball

cruised to a 75-48 victory over Hercules HS. The JV team did likewise.

Boys Basketball

was defeated by Hercules HS in the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS.

In Thursday’s action…

Girls Basketball

hosts St. Joseph’s HS. JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

Wrestling

hosts Alhambra HS in their DFAL opener at 6:00.

Boys Basketball

JV team plays at El Cerrito HS in the El Cerrito tournament at 8:00.
Freshman team plays Sir Francis Drake HS in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at Campolindo HS at 5:00.

Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Girls Basketball

Emma Godfrey scored 21 points. Brooke Panfili scored 17 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists. Alex Grant-Hudd scored 14 points, with 4 3-pointers.

Boys Basketball

Gavin Shipp scored 14 points.

Congratulations…

Brendan Supple, senior, was named as a Bay Area News Group All East Bay first team selections for boys water polo.

Brendan Supple
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Casey Conrad, junior, and Tommy Fellner, senior, were named as a Bay Area News Group All East Bay second team selections for boys water polo.

Hannah Kresnak, senior, was named as a Bay Area News Group All East Bay first team selections for boys water polo.

Hannah Kresnak
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Emma Myall, senior, was named as a Bay Area News Group All East Bay second team selections for boys water polo.

The article is in today’s Contra Costa Times.

Dec 9 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Girls Soccer

defeated College Park HS 4-1.

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In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Kennedy HS, Richmond at 4:30 in the Winter Classic.

Girls Basketball

hosts Hercules HS. JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

Boys Basketball

plays Hercules HS in the ABC Invitational at Amador Valley HS at 6:30.

 

Dec 8 – Tuesday Sports

In Monday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

defeated Deer Valley HS 3-1 to raise their record to 2-0.

In Tuesday’s action…

Girls Soccer

hosts College Park HS. JV at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.

Dec 7 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

JV Boys Basketball

was defeated by San Ramon Valley HS in a very close game as the runner-up of the John Rhodes Memorial Invitational.

Varsity Boys Soccer

put on an offensive display defeating Moreau HS 3-0 in the Winter Classic.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

split being defeated by Dublin HS and defeating Heritage HS. Sabina Shocron, Isobel Whitehead and Cate Goodman scored goals and Christina Pathoumthong was stellar in goal.

In Monday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts Deer Valley HS at 6:00.

Dec 5 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Basketball

The varsity team defeated American HS 43-37 in the Rob Vares Memorial Invitational. Alex Kinnear scored 12 points and Andrew McKendell 11 points.

The JV boys basketball team defeated College Park HS in the John Rhodes Memorial Invitational.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Basketball

The varsity team plays Hayward HS in the Rob Vares Memorial Invitational at Washington HS, Fremont.

The JV team plays San Ramon Valley HS in the championship game of the John Rhodes Memorial Invitational at 3:30.

The freshman team plays in the last round of the Brandon Huang Memorial Invitational at Miramonte HS.

Boys Soccer

The varsity team hosts Moreau HS in the Winter Classic at 3:00.

The freshman team hosts Northgate HS at 10:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

plays at Dublin HS at 10:00 and at Heritage HS at 3:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Faultline Duals at Freedom HS.

Dec 4 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity team was defeated by Castro Valley HS in the Rob Vares Memorial Invitational.

JV team defeated Liberty HS in the John Rhodes Memorial Invitational.

Girls Basketball

defeated Clayton Valley Charter HS 82-46.

In Friday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity team is in the second round of the Rob Vares Memorial Invitational at Washington HS, Fremont at 3:30.

JV team hosts College Park HS in the John Rhodes Memorial Invitational at 8:00.

Freshman team plays in the second round of the Brandon Huang Memorial Invitational at Miramonte HS.

Wrestling

competes in the DFAL Novice Tournament at Alhambra HS at 4:00.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity team plays in the last round of the Rob Vares Memorial Invitational at Washington HS, Fremont.

JV team plays in the last round of the John Rhodes Memorial Invitational.

Freshman team plays in the last round of the Brandon Huang Memorial Invitational at Miramonte HS.

Boys Soccer

Varsity team hosts Moreau HS in the Winter Classic at 3:00.

Freshman team hosts Northgate HS at 10:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

plays at Dublin HS at 10:00 and at Heritage HS at 3:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Faultline Duals at Freedom HS.

Thursday’s individual standouts…

Girls Basketball

Brooke Panfili scored 20 points, Emma Godfrey 19 points, Roni Marrone 16 points and Alex Grant-Hudd 10 points.

Dec 3 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

fell short to Cardinal Newman HS 1-0 in the Winter Classic.

In Thursday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity team plays Castro Valley HS in the Rob Vares Memorial Invitational at Washington HS, Fremont at 5:00.
JV team hosts Liberty HS in the John Rhodes Memorial Invitational at 8:00.
Freshman plays St. Mary’s HS in the Brandon Huang Memorial Invitational at Miramonte HS at 3:30.

Girls Basketball

plays at Clayton Valley Charter HS. JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

Dec 2 – Wednesday Sports

Tonight, the boys soccer team hosts Cardinal Newman HS at 6:30 in the Winter Classic.

Nov 30 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Cross Country

Cameron Gaskell finished 37th at the CIF Division 3 Cross Country Championships.

Boys Basketball

fell to the Alumni.

In Monday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Richmond HS in a scrimmage. JV at 4:15 and Varsity at 6:15.

Nov 28 – Saturday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Cross Country

competes in the CIF Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno.

Boys Basketball

hosts the Alumni Game at 1:00.

Girls Basketball

has a scrimmage at Carondelet HS. JV at 1:00 and varsity at 3:00.

JV Boys Soccer

competes in the James Logan tournament.

Nov 27 – Friday Sports

In Friday’s action…

JV Boys Soccer

competes in the James Logan tournament.

In Saturday’s action…

Cross Country

competes in the CIF Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno.

Boys Basketball

hosts the Alumni Game at 1:00.

Girls Basketball

has a scrimmage at Carondelet HS. JV at 1:00 and varsity at 3:00.

JV Boys Soccer

competes in the James Logan tournament.

Nov 24 – Sports over Thanksgiving Break

Tuesday

Boys Basketball

hosts Foothill HS in the NCS Foundation games. Freshmen at 1:30, jv at 3:00 and varsity at 7:30.

Girls Basketball

hosts California HS in the NCS Foundation games. JV at 4:30 and varsity at 6:00.

Friday

Boys Soccer

the Alumni game at 5:00. Boys soccer in the James Logan jv tournament.

Saturday

CIF Cross Country Championships

at Woodward Park, Fresno 8:00.

Girls Basketball

in a scrimmage at Carondelet HS. JV at 1:00 and varsity at 3:00.

Boys Soccer

in the James Logan jv tournament.

Nov 21 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Football

The football team was defeated by Campolindo HS in the NCS quarterfinals.

Matt Bostwick
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In Saturday’s action…

Cross Country

competes in the NCS Meet of Champions at Hayward HS at 8:00 am.

Boys Basketball

has a scrimmage at Montgomery HS. Varsity at 10:00, jv at 11:30 and freshmen at 1:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts Clayton Valley Charter HS at 12:00.

Note: At all NCS post-season events, there is an admission charge. $10 general admission and $5 for students, children and senior citizens. No passes will be honored.

Nov 20 – Friday Sports Page

In Friday’s action…

Football

plays at Campolindo HS at 7:00 in the NCS quarterfinals.

In Saturday’s action…

Cross Country

competes in the NCS Meet of Champions at Hayward HS at 8:00 am.

Boys Basketball

has a scrimmage at Montgomery HS. Varsity at 10:00, jv at 11:30 and freshmen at 1:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts Clayton Valley Charter HS at 12:00.

Note: At all NCS post-season events, there is an admission charge. $10 general admission and $5 for students, children and senior citizens. No passes will be honored.

Nov 19 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Girls Volleyball

ended a great season in defeat to Campolindo HS in the NCS semifinals.

Parker Jones
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In Thursday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts College Park HS at 6:00.

NCS post-season action…

Football

plays at Campolindo HS at 7:00 in the NCS quarterfinals.

Cross Country

competes in the NCS Meet of Champions at Hayward HS at 8:00 am.

Note: At all NCS post-season events, there is an admission charge. $10 general admission and $5 for students, children and senior citizens. No passes will be honored.

 

Calista Lam
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Mar 19 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Tennis

edged out a very strong Monte Vista HS team 5-4 to raise their overall record to 13-1.

JV Boys Golf

finished 11th at the California & Dublin tournament at San Ramon GC.

 

In Thursday’s action…

Baseball

has their home opener as they host Irvington HS at 4:00. JV is on the road.

Swim

hosts Dougherty Valley HS at 3:45.

Boys Tennis

has a match against Campolindo HS at 3:30. Varsity is away and jv is home.

 

Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Boys Tennis

Kyle Everly, Isaiah Bird and Ryan Cardiff won singles matches. Ian Dao & Trenton Tso and Alex Hashim & Jin Heo won doubles matches.

JV Boys Golf

Jake Rosenberg finished 11th out of 70 players.

 

NCS Academic Honors…

Boys Soccer

had the 2nd highest team GPA in the North Coast Section in division 2 with a 3.33 GPA.

Boys Basketball

had the 3rd highest team GPA in the North Coast Section in division 3 with a 3.19 GPA.

Girls Basketball

narrowly missed having one of the top three team GPAs by .01 in the North Coast Section in division 3 with a 3.56 GPA.

R. Takahashi

Feb 12 – JV Boys Soccer

On Thursday, the JV Boys Soccer easily defeated Campolindo 9-1 in their last game of the year. They end the season with 13 wins, 3 loses, and 5 ties.  Go Dons!

The Candells

Feb 13 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Girls Soccer

finished their DFAL Championship season defeating Campolindo HS 3-2. The JV team suffered in defeat.

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Campolindo HS. The JV team recorded a 9-1 victory.

 

Tom Higgins
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Girls Basketball

defeated Alhambra HS 63-43 avenging an earlier loss.

 

Carrie Trent
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Boys Basketball

rallied furiously from a 23 point deficit only to fall short to Alhambra HS 72-68. The JV team successfully came from behind edge the Bulldogs 59-58.

 

Joey Hewitt
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In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

has a scrimmage at San Ramon Valley HS.  JV at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.

Baseball

plays San Leandro HS in a scrimmage at 11:00.  Varsity is home and jv is away.

 

In Monday’s action…

Boys Tennis

has a match against Justin Siena HS at Napa Valley College at 3:30.

R. Takahashi

Feb 12 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Wrestling

was defeated by Las Lomas HS. Jeremy Ridge and Tai White won their matches.

 

In Thursday’s action…

Basketball

teams play Alhambra HS.
At Acalanes HS. JV boys at 4:00, Varsity boys at 5:30 and Varsity girls at 7:00.
At Alhambra HS. JV girls at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

 

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

has a scrimmage at San Ramon Valley HS. JV at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.

Baseball

plays San Leandro HS in a scrimmage at 11:00. Varsity is home and JV is away.

 

In Monday’s action…

Boys Tennis

has a match against Justin Siena HS at Napa Valley College at 3:30.

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Feb 10 – JV Boys Soccer Roll to Another Win

JV Boys Soccer

score another win, this time against Alhambra, 4-1. Last game this Thursday against Campolindo at AHS.

The Candells

Feb 11 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Girls Soccer

avenged their only loss of the season defeating Alhambra HS 3-1 to clinch the DFAL title with a record of 9-1-1 and an overall record of 15-1-1. The JV team was not so fortunate.


Lady Dons Clinch DFAL Title

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Alhambra HS.

 

In Wednesday’s action…

Wrestling

has a match at Las Lomas HS at 6:00.

 

Tuesday’s individual standouts…

Girls Soccer

Katharine Torchio, Callie Ericksen and Kierra Krawec each scored a goal. Caroline Clark, Allison Merrill and Morgan Rogers each had an assist. Sophia Giordano had 7 saves.

R. Takahashi

Feb 10 – Tuesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Soccer

teams play Alhambra HS.  Girls are home and boys are away.  JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.
Tonight is the girls senior night, so please arrive at 545 for the 615 game.

R. Takahashi

Jan 7 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Basketball

came from behind to down Miramonte HS 56-55.

Girls Basketball

was defeated by Miramonte HS. The JV team fared no better.

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Boys Soccer

braved the rain to a 1-1 tie with Miramonte HS. The JV team was water-proof in a 5-0 victory.

Girls Soccer

also overcame the rain to tie Miramonte HS 0-0.

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In Saturday’s action…

Wrestling

competes in the Mission San Jose Invitational.

 

Individual standouts…

Boys Basketball

Joey Hewitt scored 27 points, with 6 3-pointers. Casey Harrington added 15 points.

Boys Soccer

Ben Lenz scored the lone goal.

R. Takahashi

Feb 6 – JV Boys Soccer

The JV Boys Soccer win another decisive victory 5-0 over Miramonte, overcoming the extremely soggy and windy conditions Friday evening.
The Candells

Feb 6 – Friday Sports Page

In Friday’s action…

Soccer

teams play Miramonte HS.
Boys are home and girls are away. JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

Basketball

teams play Miramonte HS.
At Miramonte HS. JV boys at 4:00, varsity boys at 5:30 and varsity girls at 7:00.
At Acalanes HS. JV girls at 4:00 and freshmen boys at 5:30.

Wrestling

competes in the Mission San Jose Invitational.

 

In Saturday’s action…

Wrestling

competes in the Mission San Jose Invitational.

R. Takahashi

Feb 4 – JV Boys Soccer

On Wednesday, the JV Boys Soccer pulled off another strong win, this time over Pinole Valley High School, score 3-0.
The Candells

Feb 5 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Wrestling

was defeated by Campolindo HS.

Boys Soccer

was edged out by Pinole Valley HS 2-1.

 

Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Wrestling

Jack Hood, Rain Mize, Jeremy and Sam Ridge, Ben Ross and Tai White won their matches.

Boys Soccer

Patrick Ramm scored the lone goal assisted by Ian Franklin.

R. Takahashi

Feb 6 – Boys Soccer Senior Night

Senior Night for Boys Varsity Soccer on February 6, 2015. Parents should arrive to Acalanes home field at 5:45pm for 6:15pm game against Miramonte. There will be a recognition of graduating seniors and their parents.

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Feb 4 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Girls Basketball

played inspired in a close 61-53 loss to highly ranked Dublin HS.

Boys Basketball

was defeated by Dublin HS.

 

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

plays at Pinole Valley HS.  JV at 4:00 and Varsity at 6:00.

Wrestling

has a match at Campolindo HS at 6:00.

 

Tuesday’s individual standouts…

Boys Basketball

Casey Harrington scored 15 points and Jesse Marlow added 11 points.

R. Takahashi

Feb 2 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

finished their season with a 3-0 shutout of Las Lomas HS.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

led by Lyenne Denny finished the season with a split being defeated by Dublin HS and shutting out Deer Valley HS 5-0.

 

Individual standouts…

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

Alex Garcia, Cate Goodman, Melissa Nolan, Gogo Zoger and Anna Mary Starr each scored a goal.

Freshman Boys Soccer

Shakoor Haji scored 2 goals and Alex Topping scored the other goal.

R. Takahashi

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Jan 31 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Girls Basketball

is 3-0 against Campolindo HS with a 65-52 victory to raise their overall record to 17-4.

Boys Basketball

fell to Campolindo HS. The JV team pulled out a victory with the winning shot as the horn sounded.

Girls Soccer

defeated Dublin HS 5-0 raising their first place DFAL record to 8-1.

Boys Soccer

suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat to Dublin HS.

 

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts College Park HS.  JV at 1:00 and Varsity at 3:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts Las Lomas HS at 9:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

plays at Dublin HS at 9:00 and hosts Deer Valley HS at 11:15.

Varsity Wrestling

competes in the Lou Encalada Invitational at Rodriguez HS.

JV and Frosh-Soph Wrestling

competes in the Liberty tournament.

 

Individual standouts…

Girls Basketball

Emma Godfrey scored 16 points.  Olivia Sabbadini scored 12 points, with 2 3-pointers.  Julia Lyons added 10 points.

R. Takahashi

Jan 30 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Wrestling

was defeated by Dougherty Valley HS. Jack Hood, Rain Mize, Jeremy and Sam Ridge and Tai White won matches.

 

In Friday’s action…

Basketball

teams play Campolindo HS.
At Acalanes HS. JV boys at 4:00, Varsity boys at 5:30 and Varsity girls at 7:00.
At Campolindo HS. JV girls at 4:00 and Freshman boys at 5:30.

Soccer

teams play Dublin HS. Girls are home and boys are away. JV at 4:15 and Varsity at 6:15.

 

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts College Park HS. JV at 1:00 and Varsity at 3:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts Las Lomas HS at 9:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

plays at Dublin HS at 9:00 and hosts Deer Valley HS at 11:15.

Varsity Wrestling

competes in the Lou Encalada Invitational at Rodriguez HS.

JV and Frosh-Soph Wrestling

competes in the Liberty tournament.

R. Takahashi

Jan 29 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Girls Basketball

defeated Las Lomas HS handily to improve their overall record to 16-4. The JV team did likewise.

Boys Basketball

was defeated in the final minutes by Las Lomas HS 58-55. The JV team was also defeated on a last second shot.

Girls Soccer

defeated Dougherty Valley HS 2-0 to raise their overall record to 13-1 and DFAL record to 7-1.

 

In Thursday’s action…

Wrestling

hosts Dougherty Valley HS at 6:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts Ygnacio Valley HS at 6:00.

 

Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Girls Basketball

Brooke Panfili scored 17 points, with 1 3-pointer. Sierra Galanza scored 15 points and Alex Grant-Hudd 10, each making 3 3-pointers.

Boys Basketball

Joey Hewitt scored 20 points and Alex Kinnear 13, each hitting 3 3-pointers.

R. Takahashi

Jan 28 – Wednesday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Basketball

teams play Las Lomas HS.
At Acalanes HS. JV girls at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30 and varsity boys at 7:00.
At Las Lomas HS. JV boys at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Soccer

teams play Dougherty Valley HS. Girls are home and boys are away. JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

R. Takahashi

Jan 26 – Monday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Basketball

It took double overtime, but the boys basketball team prevailed 88-80 over Alhambra HS. The jv team was defeated, but the freshman team overwhelmed the Bulldogs.

Girls Basketball

was defeated by Alhambra HS. The JV team pulled out the victory.

 

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

battled to a 1-1 tie with Hayward HS.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

played to a 2-2 tie with Bishop O’Dowd HS.

 

In Monday’s action…

Basketball

teams play Dougherty Valley HS.
At Dougherty Valley HS. JV girls at 4:00, Varsity girls at 5:30 and Varsity boys at 7:00.
At Acalanes HS. JV boys at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Girls Soccer

team hosts Encinal HS. JV at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.

 

Friday’s individual standouts…

Boys Basketball

Joey Hewitt scored 35 points, with 7 3-pointers. Alex Kinnear scored 18 points, with 4 3-pointers. Casey Harrington added 17 points.

Girls Basketball

Emma Godfrey and Brooke Panfili each scored 11 points.

Boys Soccer

Zach Kramer was named “Man of the Match” scoring the lone goal assisted by Ian Franklin.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

Cate Goodman scored both goals. Christina Pathoumthong was outstanding in goal. Kali Long was the most valuable player for standout defense. Thank you, Coach Lyenne Denny for leading the way.

Wrestling

Tai White took 1st place and Jeremy Ridge 5th at the Kermit Bankson Invitational at Albany HS.

R. Takahashi

Jan 24 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Basketball

It took double overtime, but the boys basketball team prevailed 88-80 over Alhambra HS. The JV team was defeated, but the freshman team overwhelmed the Bulldogs.

Girls Basketball

was defeated by Alhambra HS. The JV team pulled out the victory.

 

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Hayward HS. JV at 2:00 and Varsity at 4:00.

Wrestling

competes in the CYC JV & Frosh-Soph tournament at the Community Youth Center in Concord.

 

In Monday’s action…

Basketball

teams play Dougherty Valley HS.
At Dougherty Valley HS. JV girls at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30 and varsity boys at 7:00.
At Acalanes HS. JV boys at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Girls Soccer

hosts Encinal HS. JV at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.

 

Friday’s individual standouts…

Boys basketball

Joey Hewitt scored 35 points, with 7 3-pointers. Alex Kinnear scored 18 points, with 4 3-pointers. Casey Harrington added 17 points.

Girls basketball

Emma Godfrey and Brooke Panfili each scored 11 points.

R. Takahashi

Jan 23 – Friday Sports Page

In Fridays action…

Basketball

teams play Alhambra HS.
At Alhambra HS. JV girls at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30 and varsity boys at 7:00.
At Acalanes HS. JV boys at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

 

In Saturdays action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Hayward HS. JV at 2:00 and varsity at 4:00.

Wrestling

competes in the CYC jv & frosh-soph tournament at the Community Youth Center in Concord.

 

In Mondays action…

Basketball

teams play Dougherty Valley HS.
At Dougherty Valley HS. JV girls at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30 and varsity boys at 7:00.
At Acalanes HS. JV boys at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

Girls Soccer

hosts Encinal HS. JV at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.

With Finals behind us, welcome back to sports.
R. Takahashi

Jan 20 – Tuesday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Girls Soccer

outplayed Las Lomas HS 3-2.

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Las Lomas HS.

 

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Richmond HS.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

was defeated by Clayton Valley Charter HS and Northgate HS.

In Monday’s action…

Varsity Girls Basketball

defeated Half Moon Bay HS 62-52 in the Martin Luther King Classic.

Individual standouts…

Varsity Girls Goccer

Caroline Clark scored a goal and had 2 assists. Katharine Torchio scored a goal and had an assist. Regan McQuain scored a goal. Kyle McQuain had 3 saves.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

Olivia Towery scored all three goals against Clayton Valley Charter HS and Northgate HS.

R. Tahakashi

Jan 16 – JV Boys Soccer Notches Another Win

JV Boys Soccer


defeated Las Lomas 4-0. They are now 6-0-1 in League play, and 10-1-1 overall.

The Candells

Jan 17 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Girls Soccer

outplayed Las Lomas HS 3-2.

 

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

plays at Richmond HS. JV at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Las Lomas HS at 9:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

plays at Northgate HS at 2:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Windsor King of the Mat Invitational.

 

In Monday’s action…

Varsity Girls Basketball

plays Half Moon Bay HS in the Martin Luther King Classic.

R. Takahashi

Jan 16 – Friday Sports Page

In Friday’s action…

Soccer

teams play Las Lomas HS. Girls are home and boys are away. JV at 4:15 and Varsity at 6:15.

 

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

teams play at Richmond HS. JV at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Las Lomas HS at 9:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Clayton Valley HS at 9:00 and plays at Northgate HS at 2:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Windsor King of the Mat Invitational.

 

In Monday’s action…

Varsity Girls Basketball

plays Half Moon Bay HS in the Martin Luther King Classic.

R. Takahashi

Jan 15 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Girls Soccer

defeated Campolindo HS 3-1 raising their overall record to 11-1 and DFAL record to 5-1. The JV team did not fare as well.

Kierra Krawec
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Boys Soccer

was narrowly defeated by Campolindo HS 1-0.

 

Zac Kramer
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In Thursday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at James Logan HS at 6:00.

R. Takahashi

Jan 14 – JV Boys Soccer Roll Over Campo 6-0

JV Boys Soccer

beat Campo 6-0, with all 6 goals being scored by different players. Go Dons!

scoreboard

The Candells

Jan 12 – Monday Sports

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays San Ramon Valley away at 6PM

R. Takahashi

Jan 11 – Sunday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Soccer

defeated Alhambra HS 2-0. The JV team did likewise 2-1.

Girls Soccer

was defeated by Alhambra HS 2-1.

Boys Basketball

was defeated by Dublin HS.

Girls Basketball

was defeated by Dublin HS.

 

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Basketball

defeated Fairfield HS 76-39. The JV team duplicated the result.

Boys Soccer

tied Ygnacio Valley HS 1-1. The JV team pulled out a 2-1 victory.

Freshman Boys Soccer

defeated College Park HS 1-0.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

defeated Las Lomas HS 2-0.

 

Individual standouts…

Varsity Boys Basketball

Joey Hewitt scored 16 points, with 1 3-pointer. Casey Harrington and Zach Stromberg each scored 12 points.

Varsity Girls Basketball

v. Dublin HS. Sierra Galanza scored 13 points, Julia Lyons 12 points and Emma Godfrey 10 points.
v. Fairfield HS. Brooke Panfili scored 14 points, with 2 3-pointers. Julia Lyons scored 14 points, with 1 3-pointer. Sierra Galanza scored 13 points, with 1 3-pointer. Emma Godfrey pulled down 12 rebounds.

Varsity Girls Soccer

Caroline Clark scored the lone goal.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

Isobel Whitehead and Olivia Towery each scored a goal. Jamie Wendt recorded the shutout as the goalkeeper.

Freshman Boys Soccer

Nick Schirmer scored the lone goal.

R. Takahashi

Jan 10 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Soccer

defeated Alhambra HS 2-0. The jv team did likewise 2-1.

Girls Soccer

was defeated by Alhambra HS 2-1.

Boys Basketball

was defeated by Dublin HS.

Girls Basketball

was defeated by Dublin HS.

Zack Stromberg
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In Saturday’s action…

Girls Basketball

hosts Fairfield HS. JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

Boys Soccer

hosts Ygnacio Valley HS. JV at 2:00 and varsity at 4:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at College Park HS at 11:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

plays at Livermore HS at 9:00 and hosts Las Lomas HS at 12:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Granada JV & frosh-soph tournament.

 

Thursday’s individual standouts…

Girls Soccer

Caroline Clark scored the lone goal.

Boys basketball

Joey Hewitt scored 16 points, with 1 3-pointer. Casey Harrington and Zach Stromberg each scored 12 points.

Girls basketball

Sierra Galanza scored 13 points, Julia Lyons 12 points and Emma Godfrey 10 points.

R. Takahashi

Jan 9 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Wrestling

defeated Dublin HS 36-32.

Freshman Boys Soccer

defeated El Cerrito HS 2-0.

 

In Friday’s action…

Basketball

teams play Dublin HS. At Acalanes HS, JV girls at 4:00, Varsity girls at 5:30 and Varsity boys at 7:00. At Dublin HS, JV boys at 4:00 and Freshman boys at 5:30.

Soccer

teams play Alhambra HS. Boys are home and girls away. JV at 4:15 and Varsity at 6:15.

 

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Basketball

hosts Fairfield HS. JV at 5:30 and Varsity at 7:00.

Boys Soccer

hosts Ygnacio Valley HS. JV at 2:00 and Varsity at 4:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at College Park HS at 11:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

plays at Livermore HS at 9:00 and hosts Las Lomas HS at 12:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Granada JV & frosh-soph tournament.

 

Thursday’s individual standouts…

Wrestling

Rain Mize, Jeremy and Sam Ridge and Tai White won their matches.

Boys Soccer

Calvin Vance and Mason Larrick each scored a goal.

R. Takahashi

Jan 8 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Girls Soccer

rallied to defeat Miramonte HS 5-3 to remain undefeated at 10-0 and 4-0 in the DFAL. The JV team blanked the Matadors 6-0.

Sophia Giordano for a save
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Boys Soccer

tied Miramonte HS 0-0.

Eric Sirott saving a goal
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In Thursday’s action…

Wrestling

hosts Dublin HS at 6:00.

R. Takahashi

Jan 7 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Girls Basketball

defeated Campolindo HS 58-48. The JV team was not so fortunate.

Boys Basketball

was defeated by Campolindo HS. The JV team also suffered in defeat, but the freshmen won.

Andrew McKendell
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In Wednesday’s action…

Soccer Teams

play Miramonte HS. Girls are home and boys are away. JV at 4:15 and Varsity at 6:15.

 

Tuesday’s individual standouts…

Girls Basketball

Brooke Panfili scored 15 points, with 3 3-pointers. Emma Godfrey dominated the paint with 14 points.

Brooke Panfilli
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R. Takahashi

Jan 5 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Soccer

defeated Northgate HS 5-2 to remain undefeated at 8-0.

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Northgate HS 1-0. The Freshmen were victorious 2-0.

Boys Basketball

defeated Analy HS 55-44.

 

Saturday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Varsity: Christian Linfoot was named “Man of the Match.”
Freshman: Shakoor Haji and Fynn Chorak each scored a goal.

Boys Basketball

Joey Hewitt scored 18 points.

 

In Monday’s action…

Girls Soccer

plays at Ygnacio Valley HS. JV at 4:00 and Varsity at 6:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts Deer Valley HS at 6:00.

R. Takahashi

Jan 3 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Basketball

The JV and Freshman teams defeated Burlingame HS.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Northgate HS. Freshmen at 10:00, JV at 12:00 and Varsity at 2:00.

Girls Soccer

teams play at Northgate HS. JV at 12:00 and Varsity at 2:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Mat Classic at Granada HS.

R. Takahashi

Dec 20 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Varsity Girls Basketball

defeated Windsor HS 79-59 in the semifinals of the Lady Don’s Classic. Emma Godfrey scored 23 points and Julia Lyons and Roni Marrone each scored 13 points with a 3-pointer.

 

In Saturday’s action…

Varsity Girls Basketball

hosts Oakland Tech HS in the championship game of the Lady Don’s Classic.

JV Girls Basketball

plays in the final round of the California tournament.

Boys Basketball

plays at San Marin HS. Freshmen at 4:00, JV at 5:30 and Varsity at 7:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Concord HS at 2:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Ygnacio Valley HS at 11:00.

 

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Sports over the Winter Break

Monday, December 22

The varsity boys basketball team plays Fremont HS in the DJ Frandsen Memorial tournament at Bellarmine HS at 6:00.
The wrestling team competes in the Lou Bronzan Invitational at Liberty HS.

Tuesday, December 23

The varsity boys basketball team plays in the DJ Frandsen Memorial tournament at Bellarmine HS.
The wrestling team competes in the Lou Bronzan Invitational at Liberty HS.

Friday, December 26

The jv girls basketball team plays Jefferson HS in the Irvington Holiday Invitational at 4:30.

Saturday, December 27

The varsity boys basketball team hosts Liberty HS in the Chris Huber Invitational at 7:00.
The jv boys basketball team plays Pittsburg HS in the Dougherty Valley tournament at 4:00.
The freshman boys basketball team plays Amador Valley HS in the Dougherty Valley tournament at 4:00.
The freshman boys basketball team plays at Piedmont HS at 12:00.
The varsity girls basketball team plays Benicia HS in the West Coast Jamboree at Bentley HS at 12:30.
The jv girls basketball team plays Jefferson HS in the Irvington Holiday Invitational at 4:30.

Monday, December 29

The varsity boys basketball team plays in the Chris Huber Invitational.
The jv boys basketball team plays in the Dougherty Valley tournament.
The freshman boys basketball team plays in the Dougherty Valley tournament.
The varsity girls basketball team plays in the West Coast Jamboree at Bentley HS.
The jv girls basketball team plays in the Irvington Holiday Invitational.
The wrestling team competes in the Coast Classic at Aptos HS.

Tuesday, December 30

The varsity boys basketball team plays in the Chris Huber Invitational.
The jv boys basketball team plays in the Dougherty Valley tournament.
The freshman boys basketball team plays in the Dougherty Valley tournament.
The varsity girls basketball team plays in the West Coast Jamboree at Bentley HS.
The jv girls basketball team plays in the Irvington Holiday Invitational.
The wrestling team competes in the Coast Classic at Aptos HS.

Friday, January 2

The boys basketball team hosts Burlingame HS.  Freshman at 1:00 and jv at 2:30.

Saturday, January 3

The boys soccer team hosts Northgate HS.  Freshmen at 10:00, jv at 12:00 and varsity at 2:00.
The girls soccer team plays at Northgate HS.  JV at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.
The wrestling team competes in the Mat Classic at Granada HS.

Dec 19 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Varsity Girls Basketball

defeated Maria Carrillo HS 65-26 in the first round of the Lady Don’s Classic. Sierra Galanza led the scoring with 15 points and Julia Lyons and Roni Marrone each added 11 points.

Wrestling

was defeated by Alhambra HS.

In Friday’s action…

Varsity Girls Basketball

hosts Windsor HS in the semifinals of the Lady Don’s Classic at 8:00.

JV Girls Basketball

plays in the second round of the California tournament.

Boys Soccer

plays Berkeley HS at the De La Salle Showcase at 12:00.

In Saturday’s action…

Varsity Girls Basketball

hosts the Lady Don’s Classic.

JV Girls Basketball team

in the final round of the California tournament.

Boys Basketball

plays at San Marin HS. Freshmen at 4:00, jv at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Concord HS at 2:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Ygnacio Valley HS at 11:00.

Congratulations…

Molly Dalziel was named as an All-Bay Area Newsgroup second team selection for girls volleyball.
Cameron Gaskell and Sammy Taketa were named as an All-Bay Area Newsgroup second team selection for cross country.

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R. Takahashi

Dec 18 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Girls Soccer

remains undefeated as they defeat Dublin HS 3-1.

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Dublin HS 1-0. Nathan Ferreira was named “Man of the Match.”

In Thursday’s action…

Varsity Girls Basketball

hosts Maria Carrillo HS in the first round of the Lady Don’s Classic at 8:00.

JV Girls Basketball

plays Cardinal Newman HS in the California tournament at 3:00.

Wrestling

has a match at Alhambra HS at 6:00.

Congratulations…

Molly Dalziel was named as an All-Bay Area Newsgroup second team selection for girls volleyball.
Cameron Gaskell and Sammy Taketa were named as an All-Bay Area Newsgroup second team selection for cross country.

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R. Takahashi

Dec 17 – Boys JV Soccer

JV Boys Soccer dominated Dublin High School with a 5-1 victory led by multiple goals from Sevak Jamkochian and Gabe Singer.

The Candells

Dec 17 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Boys Basketball

played very well in defeat 73-65 to St. Mary’s HS of Stockton, one of Northern California’s top ranked teams. Ryan Cheng scored 16 points with 4 3-pointers and Casey Harrington added 12 points. The JV team was defeated 50-42 and the freshman team also dropped a close game.

In Wednesday’s action…

Soccer

Teams play Dublin HS. Boys are home and girls are away. JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

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Dec 15 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

defeated Mission San Jose HS 5-1 in the final round of the Winter Classic.

Freshman Boys Soccer

defeated Deer Valley HS 5-0.

Freshman Girls Soccer

defeated Bishop O’Dowd HS 2-1 and at College Park HS 2-0.

Girls Basketball

defeated Sonoma Valley HS 48-47 in overtime to remain undefeated at 6-0.

Varsity Boys Basketball

fell in overtime to Hercules HS in the final round of the Red Brown Tournament at Sir Francis Drake HS.

In Monday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Deer Valley HS. JV at 4:15, varsity at 6:15.

Girls Soccer

plays at Pinole Valley HS. JV at 5:00, varsity at 7:00.

Individual standouts…

Varsity Girls Soccer

Katherine Torchio scored the lone goal assisted by Caroline Clark. Sophia Giordano had 6 saves.

JV Girls Soccer

Muppy Gragg scored 2 goals, and Maggie Curless and Alex Garcia each scored a goal. Jamie Wendt shutout College Park HS as the goalkeeper and Cate Goodman had awesome saves in goal against Bishop O’Dowd HS.

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Dec 16 – Tuesday Sports

In Monday’s action…

Boys Soccer

defeated Deer Valley HS 1-0 to record their 3rd consecutive victory. The JV team did likewise 1-0.

In Tuesday’s action…

Boys Basketball

hosts St. Mary’s HS of Stockton. Freshmen at 4:00, JV at 5:30 and Varsity at 7:00.

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Dec 13 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Girls Soccer

remains undefeated overall and in the DFAL with a 1-0 victory over Dougherty Valley HS.

Boys Soccer

gave a dominant performance in a 3-1 victory over Dougherty Valley HS.

Varsity Boys Basketball

defeated Terra Linda HS 64-48 in the second round of the Red Brown Tournament at Sir Francis Drake HS.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Mission San Jose HS in the final round of the Winter Classic at 1:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Deer Valley HS at 10:00.

Freshman Girls Soccer

plays at Bishop O’Dowd HS at 9:00 and at College Park HS at 2:00.

Varsity Boys Basketball

plays in the final round of the Red Brown Tournament at Sir Francis Drake HS.

JV Boys Basketball

plays at El Cerrito HS in the second round of the Anthony Robinson Memorial Tournament at 8:00.

Freshman Boys Basketball

plays in the final round of the Ken Nelson Memorial Tournament at Campolindo HS.

Girls Basketball

plays at Sonoma Valley HS. JV at 3:30 and varsity at 5:00.

Wrestling

Varsity team competes in the Bay Area Invitational at Castro Valley HS.
JV & Frosh-soph teams competes in the Foothill tournament.

Congratulations…

Emily Attiyeh, only a sophomore, was named an All-East Bay Newsgroup 1st team selection in girls golf. This award follows her selection as the Most Valuable Golfer of the DFAL.

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Dec 12 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Wrestling

fell in a close match to Miramonte HS 37-33. Jeremy Ridge, Axel Jurgens, Rain Mize and Jack Hood won their matches.

In Friday’s action…

Soccer

teams play Dougherty Valley HS. Boys are home and girls are away. JV plays at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

Varsity Boys Basketball

plays in the second round of the Red Brown Tournament at Sir Francis Drake HS at 5:00.

JV Boys Basketball

plays at El Cerrito HS in the first round of the Anthony Robinson Memorial Tournament at 8:00.

Freshman Boys Basketball

plays in the second round of the Ken Nelson Memorial Tournament at Campolindo HS.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts the final round of the Winter Classic at 1:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Deer Valley HS at 10:00.

Freshman Girls Soccer

plays at Bishop O’Dowd HS at 9:00 and at College Park HS at 2:00.

Varsity Boys Basketball

plays in the final round of the Red Brown Tournament at Sir Francis Drake HS.

JV Boys Basketball

plays at El Cerrito HS in the first round of the Anthony Robinson Memorial Tournament at 8:00.

Freshman Boys Basketball

plays in the second round of the Ken Nelson Memorial Tournament at Campolindo HS.

Girls Basketball

plays at Sonoma Valley HS. JV at 3:30 and Varsity at 5:00.

Wrestling

Varsity competes in the Bay Area Invitational at Castro Valley HS.
The JV & Frosh-soph wrestling team competes in the Foothill tournament.

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Dec 11 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

played inspired in a 1-1 tie with Las Lomas HS.

Boys Basketball

was defeated by Sir Francis Drake HS in the first round of the Red Brown Invitational.

In Thursday’s action…

Wrestling

opens DFAL action hosting Miramonte HS at 6:00.

Girls Soccer

hosts Antioch HS. JV plays at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.

JV Boys Basketball

plays at El Cerrito HS in the first round of the Anthony Robinson Memorial Tournament at 8:00.

Freshman Boys Basketball

plays Piedmont HS in the first round of the Ken Nelson Memorial Tournament at Campolindo HS at 3:30.

Wednesday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Drew Wondolowski scored the lone goal and Mason McKay was named “Man of the Match.”

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Dec 10 – Wednesday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Soccer

The soccer teams play Las Lomas HS. Boys are home and girls are away. JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

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Dec 8 – Monday Sports

In Monday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts San Ramon Valley HS at 6:00.

Varsity Girls Soccer

scrimmages Monte Vista HS at 8:00.

 

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Dec 7 – Sunday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Varsity Girls Basketball

defeated Amador Valley HS 47-44 and is the champion of the Mustangs Holiday Classic at Lincoln HS in San Francisco as they remain undefeated with an overall record to 4-0.

Varsity Boys Basketball

was defeated by McClymonds HS in the Russ Peterich Viking Tip-Off Classic at Montgomery HS.

JV Boys Basketball

was defeated by Campolindo HS in the John Rhodes Memorial Tournament.

Wrestling

placed 2nd in the bronze division of the Falcon Duals at Freedom HS with a 4-1 record.

Boys Soccer

played evenly with perennial power Bishop O’Dowd HS only to fall short 2-1 in the third round of the Acalanes Invitational.

Freshman Boys Soccer

defeated Northgate HS 2-1.

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Individual standouts…

Boys Basketball

Joey Hewitt scored 16 points.

Varsity Boys soccer

Pat Ramm scored the lone goal.

Freshman Boys Soccer

Oliver Feigin and Cameron Otterson scored goals.

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R. Takahashi

Dec 6 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Varsity Boys Basketball

was defeated by Redwood HS 54-50 in the Russ Peterich Viking Tip-Off Classic at Montgomery HS.

JV Boys Basketball

was defeated by Sir Francis Drake HS in the John Rhodes Memorial Tournament.

Freshman Boys Basketball

won their semifinal game in the Brandon Huang Memorial Tournament at Miramonte HS.

Girls Soccer

defeated Hercules HS 9-0.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Bishop O’Dowd HS in the third round of the Acalanes Invitational at 7:00.

Varsity Boys Basketball

plays in the Russ Peterich Viking Tip-Off Classic at Montgomery HS.

JV Boys Basketball

hosts Campolindo HS in the consolation championship game in the John Rhodes Memorial Tournament at 130.

Freshman Boys Basketball

plays in the championship game of the Brandon Huang Memorial Tournament at Miramonte HS.

Varsity Girls Basketball

plays in the Mustangs Holiday Classic at Lincoln HS in San Francisco.

JV Girls Basketball

plays in the Pittsburg Tournament.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Northgate HS at 9:00.

Congratulations

Charlie Rogers, Brendan Supple and Hannah Kresnak were named Contra Costa Times All-East Bay 2nd team selections for water polo.

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The Holiday Shopping Season is upon us. Sports Basement in Walnut Creek on Ygnacio Valley Road has a deal. If you mention Acalanes Athletics, you will receive 10% off of your purchase and the Acalanes Sports Boosters will receive an additional 5%. Yes, you have permission to Shop Until You Drop.

R. Takahashi

Dec 5 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Varsity Girls Basketball

defeated Immaculate Conception Academy 65-13 in the first round of the Mustangs Holiday Classic at Lincoln HS in San Francisco.

JV Girls Basketball

defeated Colfax HS in the first round of the Pittsburg Tournament.

Varsity Boys Basketball

was defeated by Montgomery HS in the first round of the Russ Peterich Viking Tip-Off Classic at Montgomery HS.

Boys Soccer

was down early 1-0, but rallied to tie the score only to fall in the last minute to Albany HS 2-1 in the second round of the Acalanes Invitational.

JV Boys Basketball

defeated Cardinal Newman HS in the first round of the John Rhodes Memorial Tournament.

Freshman Boys Basketball

defeated El Cerrito HS 66-24 in the first round of the Brandon Huang Memorial Tournament at Miramonte HS.

In Friday’s action…

Girls Soccer

hosts Hercules HS. JV at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.

Varsity Girls Basketball

plays Lincoln HS in the semifinals of the Mustangs Holiday Classic at Lincoln HS in San Francisco at 8:30.

JV Girls Basketball

plays in the semifinals of the Pittsburg Tournament at 8:30.

Varsity Boys Basketball

plays Redwood HS in the Russ Peterich Viking Tip-Off Classic at Montgomery HS at 5:30.

JV Boys Basketball

hosts Sir Francis Drake HS in the semifinals of the John Rhodes Memorial Tournament at 8:30.

Freshman Boys Basketball

plays in the semifinals of the Brandon Huang Memorial Tournament at Miramonte HS at 6:30.

Wrestling

competes in the DFAL Novice Tournament at Campolindo HS at 4:00.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Bishop O’Dowd HS in the third round of the Acalanes Invitational at 7:00.

Varsity Boys Basketball

plays in the Russ Peterich Viking Tip-Off Classic at Montgomery HS.

JV Boys Basketball

plays in the John Rhodes Memorial Tournament.

Freshman Boys Basketball

plays in the Brandon Huang Memorial Tournament at Miramonte HS.

Varsity Girls Basketball

plays in the Mustangs Holiday Classic at Lincoln HS in San Francisco.

JV Girls Basketball

plays in the Pittsburg Tournament.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Northgate HS at 9:00.

Thursday’s individual standouts…

Girls Basketball

Emma Godfrey poured in 10 points.

Boys Soccer

Joey Moran recorded the lone goal.

Congratulations

Charlie Rogers, Brendan Supple and Hannah Kresnak were named Contra Costa Times All-East Bay 2nd team selections for water polo.

Shopping News…

The Holiday Shopping Season is upon us. Sports Basement in Walnut Creek on Ygnacio Valley Road has a deal. If you mention Acalanes Athletics, you will receive 10% off of your purchase and the Acalanes Sports Boosters will receive an additional 5%. Yes, you have permission to Shop Until You Drop.

R. Takahashi

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Dec 4 – Thursday Sports

In Wednesday’s action…

Girls Soccer

recorded another lopsided victory 9-0 over Berean Christian HS.

Girls Basketball

defeated Novato HS 54-39. The JV team cruised to victory.

 

In Thursday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Albany HS in the second round of the Acalanes Invitational at 6:30.

Varsity Boys Basketball

plays Montgomery HS in the first round of the Russ Peterich Viking Tip-Off Classic at Montgomery HS at 8:30.

JV Boys Basketball

hosts Cardinal Newman HS in the first round of the John Rhodes Memorial Tournament at 8:30.

Freshman Boys Basketball

plays El Cerrito HS in the first round of the Brandon Huang Memorial Tournament at Miramonte HS at 3:30.

Varsity Girls Basketball

plays Immaculate Conception Academy in the first round of the Mustangs Holiday Classic at Lincoln HS in San Francisco at 6:00.

JV Girls Basketball

plays Colfax HS in the first round of the Pittsburg Tournament at 6:20.

Shopping News…

The Holiday Shopping Season is upon us. Sports Basement in Walnut Creek on Ygnacio Valley Road has a deal. If you mention Acalanes Athletics, you will receive 10% off of your purchase and the Acalanes Sports Boosters will receive an additional 5%. Yes, you have permission to Shop Until You Drop.

R. Takahashi

Dec 3 – Wednesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Boys Soccer

suffered a close 1-0 defeat to Washington HS in the first round of the Acalanes Invitational. The freshman team defeated El Cerrito HS 5-0.

Girls Soccer

games were cancelled due to poor field conditions.

 

In Wednesday’s action…

Girls Basketball

hosts Novato HS. JV at 5:30 and Varsity at 7:00.

Girls Soccer

hosts Berean Christian HS at 6:00.

 

Shopping News…

The Holiday Shopping Season is upon us. Sports Basement in Walnut Creek on Ygnacio Valley Road has a deal. If you mention Acalanes Athletics, you will receive 10% off of your purchase and the Acalanes Sports Boosters will receive an additional 5%. Yes, you have permission to Shop Until You Drop.

Dec 2 – Tuesday Sports

In Monday’s action…

Girls Soccer

led off the season in dominating fashion over El Cerrito HS 8-0. The jv team did likewise 4-0.

 

In Tuesday’s action…

Varsity Boys Soccer

hosts Washington HS at 6:30 in the first round of the Acalanes Invitational.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at El Cerrito HS at 4:00.

Girls Soccer

plays at Concord HS. JV at 4:00 and Varsity at 6:00.

 

Shopping News…

The Holiday Shopping Season is upon us. Sports Basement in Walnut Creek on Ygnacio Valley Road has a deal. If you mention Acalanes Athletics, you will receive 10% off of your purchase and the Acalanes Sports Boosters will receive an additional 5%. Yes, you have permission to Shop Until You Drop.

R. Takahashi

Acalanes Sports over the Thanksgiving break

Saturday, November 22

Cross Country

battled the elements and fought through the mud to post an outstanding NCS Championship showing. The boys finished 5th overall in division 3 to qualify for the CIF Championships Saturday, November 29 at Woodward Park in Fresno. Cameron Gaskell continues to shine placing 4th accompanied by Nima Leclerc finishing 18th and Alex Kelly in 34th place. The girls improved greatly on last years finish with a 9th place finish. Sammy Taketa placed 9th to qualify for the CIF Championships and Brooke Lennox finished 40th.

Football

completed a strong season in an offensive shootout at Analy HS falling just short 49-41 in the NCS quarterfinals.

Freshman Boys Soccer

recorded a 4-0 victory, with Shukoor Haji scoring 3 goals.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

led by Lyenne Denny fell short to Dublin HS 2-0 in the mud bowl.

Monday, November 24

Girls Basketball

defeated Sir Francis Drake HS 76-35.

Tuesday, November 25

Girls Basketball

defeated California HS 73-64 in the NCS Foundation game. JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

Boys Basketball

was defeated by Foothill HS 72-66 in overtime in the NCS Foundation game. Joey Hewitt led in scoring with 32 points.

Wednesday, November 26

Boys Basketball

defeated the Alumni 59-55.

Saturday, November 29

Cross Country

Congratulations to Sammy Taketa for a strong performance placing 22nd at the CIF State Cross Country Championships in division 3.

R. Takahashi

Nov 28 – Friday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts the Alumni game at 5:00.

JV Boys Soccer

competes in the James Logan tournament.

Freshman Boys Soccer

competes in the Monte Vista tournament.

 

In Saturday’s action…

Cross Country

competes in the CIF State Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno at 8:00 am.

JV Boys Soccer

competes in the James Logan tournament.

Freshman Boys Soccer

competes in the Monte Vista tournament.

Special note…

It is difficult to believe the Holiday Shopping Season is upon us. During this time, think “Sports Basement.” If you mention Acalanes Athletics, you will receive a 10% discount on your purchase and an additional 5% will go to the Acalanes Boosters. Yes, you have permission to Shop “Til You Drop.

R. Takahashi

Acalanes Sports over Thanksgiving Break

Monday, November 24

Girls Basketball

plays at Sir Francis Drake HS. JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

Tuesday, November 25

Boys Basketball

plays at Foothill HS in the Foundation Game. Freshmen at 4:00, jv at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

Girls Basketball

plays at California HS in the Foundation Game. JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

Wednesday, November 26

Boys Basketball

hosts the Alumni game at 6:00.

Thursday, November 27

Happy Thanksgiving

Friday, November 28

Boys Soccer

hosts the Alumni game at 5:00.

JV Boys Soccer

competes in the James Logan tournament.

Freshman Boys Soccer

competes in the Monte Vista tournament.

Saturday, November 29

JV Boys Soccer

competes in the James Logan tournament.

Freshman Boys Soccer

competes in the Monte Vista tournament.

Cross Country

CIF Cross Country Championships at Woodward Park, Fresno 8:00, TBA.

R. Takahashi

Nov 24 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Cross Country

Teams battled the elements and fought through the mud to post an outstanding NCS Championship showing. The boys finished 5th overall in division 3 to qualify for the CIF Championships Saturday, November 29 at Woodward Park in Fresno. Cameron Gaskell continues to shine placing 4th accompanied by Nima Leclerc finishing 18th and Alex Kelly in 34th place. The girls improved greatly on last year’s finish with a 9th place finish. Sammy Taketa placed 9th to qualify for the CIF Championships and Brooke Lennox finished 40th.

Football

completed a strong season in an offensive shootout at Analy HS falling just short 49-41 in the NCS quarterfinals.

Freshman Boys Soccer

recorded a 4-0 victory, with Shukoor Haji scoring 3 goals.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

led by Lyenne Denny fell short to Dublin HS 2-0 in the mud bowl.

R. Takahashi

Nov 21 – Friday Sports Page

In Saturday’s action…

Football

plays at Analy HS at 7:00 in the NCS quarterfinals.

Boys Basketball

has a scrimmage at Tamalpais HS. Varsity at 10:00, JV at 11:30 and Freshmen at 1:00.

Girls Basketball

has a scrimmage at Skyline HS. JV at 1:00 and Varsity at 3:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts College Park HS at 2:00.

Freshman Girls Soccer

plays at Dublin HS at 9:00.

Note: At all NCS post-season events, there will be an admission charge. $9 general admission and $6 for students with student body cards, children and senior citizens. No passes will be honored.

Special note…
It is difficult to believe the Holiday Shopping Season is upon us. During this time, think “Sports Basement.” If you mention Acalanes Athletics, you will receive a 10% discount on your purchase and an additional 5% will go to the Acalanes Boosters. Yes, you have permission to Shop “Til You Drop.

Sep 9 – Boosters switching to MailChimp

This is the last daily digest going out on Feedburner. If you are receiving two daily emails, or just one daily email from MailChimp, no action is necessary.
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Boosters BASH – Save the Date

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Acalanes Boosters has a Facebook Page

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Athletic Clearance at Dons Day

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Please download, fill out, and sign this two page supplement before attending:

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August 6-19 – Booster Membership During Dons Day Registration

It’s hard to believe it’s time to think about “Back to School”.  Online registration starts on Monday, August 6th and we’d like to remind you to renew and/or signup for a BOOSTERS MEMBERSHIP when completing your on-line registration. Please remember to pick-up your sports passes at Dons’ Day on August 19th!

 

Your annual Boosters Membership funds Acalanes Athletics for ALL 22 sports and Cheer, which includes over 1100 Acalanes athletes.  Since More AHS sporting events now require admission fees, your Booster Membership sports passes are more valuable than ever, allowing FREE admission into any regular season home sporting event for the ’14 – ’15 school year!

 

In addition to funding all AHS sports, Boosters membership provides the entire funding for our Athletic Trainer and necessary supplies, our high quality team equipment and other important items for all teams.

Boosters membership helps ensure the health and safety of our student athletes, and lessens the financial burden to individual families.

Membership levels are as follows:

Super Don Membership:

  • Sports Passes for 4 adults (great for grandparents!) + up to 8 children (under high school age) valid for all regular season sporting events at Acalanes.
  • An Acalanes Cinch Bag, Picnic Blanket, and two (2) Sports Decal Triangles of your choice
  • AND the ever-popular Boosters Stadium Chair for viewing every sporting event in comfort & style!
$1,000
Champion Membership:

  • Sports Pass for 4 adults (great for grandparents!) + up to 8 children (under high school age) to all regular season sporting events at Acalanes.
  • Stadium Cushion, umbrella, and two (2) Sports Decal Triangles of your choice.
$500
All-Star Membership:

  • Sports Pass for 2 adults + 4 children (under high school age) to all regular season sporting events at Acalanes.
  • Don’s Tumbler Glass, and one (1) Sports Decal Triangle of your choice.
$250
MVP Membership:

  • Sports Pass for 2 adults + 4 children (under high school age) to all regular season sporting events at Acalanes.
  • One (1) Sports Decal Triangle of your choice
$150
Club Membership:

  • Sports Pass for 1 adult+ 2 children (under high school age) to all regular season sporting events at Acalanes.
$95
Grandparent Special:Suggested donation of $50 for every student participating in a sport.  For every $50 donation, you will get an adult pass to ALL regular season sporting events at Acalanes (grandparents only)

 

If you have any questions regarding Boosters Membership or with the Boosters part of the online registration process,  please email Booster’s Membership Chair, John Whelehan at john@innovativeadstrategies.com.  Register at our website atwww.AcalanesBoosters.com

Our Federal Tax ID is 23-7428299.

Thank you!

 

July 28 – Blood Drive on Monday

Caroline Newman (Acalanes Girls LAX), a Girl Scout from Lafayette, is partnering with the Monument Crisis Center and the Blood Centers of the Pacific to hold a Community Blood Drive on Monday, July 28 at the Monument Crisis Center in Concord.

Caroline, who is going to be a senior this fall at  Acalanes High School, is working on her Girl Scout Gold Award project: Blood Donation Awareness Campaign & Community Blood Drive.

The Girl Scout Gold Award represents the highest achievement in scouting, recognizing girls who demonstrate extraordinary leadership through remarkable “Take Action” projects that have a sustainable impact on their communities.

In a leadership group last year at Acalanes, Caroline became involved in the school’s Healthy Choices Board that helps organize, among other things, an annual blood drive.

“After donating blood for the first time last year,  I learned that about one in seven people entering a hospital need blood,” Caroline said. “Nearly 60 percent of the population is eligible to donate blood, but less than 5 percent actually donates.”

“In my conversations with medical professionals from the  Blood Centers of the Pacific, I learned that once people donate they are likely to become lifelong donors. Several of the reasons people do not donate include little opportunity, fear and lack of understanding of the need for blood,” she said.

“With this new insight and an interest to help, I decided to develop a plan to build awareness for the need to donate blood, as well as to communicate the simplicity of actually donating.”

The  Monument Crisis Center in Concord is acting as the host site, and local businesses, including BMW of Concord and Fry’s Electronics, are joining in as active participants, Caroline said.

The blood drive will be in Monument’s parking lot at at 1990 Market St. To schedule your appointment, visit www.bloodheroes.com.

Click Donate Bloodand enter Sponsor Code: Monument

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Sports Medical Clearance

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NOTE: This sports clearance is not a doctors visit and in no way substitutes for regular medical examinations or annual physicals.

Congratulations – Dan Cardiff

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., – USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the United States Tennis Association, announced today that two local high school students were awarded either an $8,000 College Educational Scholarship or a $1,000 College Textbook Scholarship. The Foundation has granted 49 high school students a variety of college scholarships this spring, totaling $330,000.

The honorees were selected from applicants throughout the country on the basis of their commitment to academic success, to their local community and to their participation in tennis.  An objective of USTA Serves is to encourage America’s youth to pursue their goals and highest dreams by succeeding in school and becoming responsible citizens.

USTA Serves awards the College Educational Scholarship annually to high school seniors who have excelled academically, demonstrated community service and participated in an organized tennis program.  The $8,000 scholarship will be awarded over four years to students entering a two or four-year college or university.  The year’s recipient selected among the scholarship winners from across the nation is Kyle Schmidt of Kelseyville, Calif. 

USTA Serves established a College Textbook Scholarship which provides a one-time award of $1,000 to assist students in purchasing textbooks or supplies. This year’s recipient is Daniel Cardiff of Lafayette, Calif. 

“USTA Serves is proud to award these students for their academic achievements and tennis success,” said Dan Faber, USTA Serves Executive Director. “It is exciting to know that with these scholarships, they can continue to prosper. We commend them for their efforts and wish them a future filled with greatness on and off the court.”

ATHLETIC CLEARANCE – Time to Register

If you are utilizing the Boosters convenience event on July 24, 2014 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Click here to follow these instructions, and Boosters will handle turning in all paperwork for you.  
 
For anyone NOT utilizing the Boosters Sports Clearance Medical Exam event on July 24, please follow these instructions: 

 

 – Please click HERE to and click on “Athletic Registration” to fill out District required Athletic Clearance forms

The website will direct you through the entire process.

  • You must print the Athletic Clearance Form. Note: This is the new version of the Athletic Clearance Form. Any older versions will not be accepted.
  • You must print one Online Registration Sports Summary page for each sport of participation.
  • Note: If this is the second or third sport, only the Online Registration Sports Summary Page must be submitted.

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The Athletic Clearance Form will not be accepted without the following.

  • The date may not be hand written.
  • The health history checklist must be completed.
  • The physician must stamp and date.
  • The physician must sign and date. The date must be July 1, 2014 or later. The physician must be a licensed medical doctor. The physician may not be a chiropractor, acupuncturist, etc.

 

The Online Registration Sports Summary page will not be accepted without the following.

  • All emergency information.
  • Health insurance carrier and policy number.
  • Student and parent signature.

Each team will establish an amount for their team contribution and provide the budget that is used to establish the dollar amount. The contribution is not mandatory, but is necessary to provide our student-athletes with the best athletic experience.

 

The contribution may be paid on the Webstore. If paid by check, the check made payable to Acalanes High School may be submitted at the same time as the Athletic Clearance paperwork.

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The Athletic Department strongly encourages purchase of a Booster Club membership. This financial support is important because the Booster Club is the sole financial sponsor of the Athletic Trainer’s stipend for Chris Clark as well as all of the supplies for the Athletic Training program. The district does not pay for any of these costs.

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Athletic Clearances will be collected during residency verification in room 207.

  • Wednesday, August 6 through Friday, August 8 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.
  • Monday, August 11 through Friday, August 15 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.
  • Monday, August 18 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.

 

Athletic Clearances will be collected during Don’s Day Tuesday, August 19 in the small gym from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.

Athletic Clearances will be collected during the following days and times in room 207 during the school year.

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 7:30 to 7:50 am.
  • Monday through Friday at Brunch and Lunch.

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If you are having difficulty getting the physician to sign the Athletic Clearance Form, you may contact the following medical providers for same day or next day appointments.

 

Dr. William Workman                                  Walnut Creek Urgent Care

Acalanes HS athletic team physician             112 La Casa Via Way, suite 135

301 Lennon Lane, Suite #100                       Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Walnut Creek, CA 94598                             Monday through Saturday

Mondays and Thursdays only                         $75

925-944-0110                                            925-930-8200

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For questions or problem solving, contact Randy Takahashi by email at rtakahashi@acalanes.k12.ca.us

2014 Graduation Photos

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Select graduation photos are published here

Thanks for a great year!

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Gint Federas

Congratulations Grads!

Congratulations to the entire Acalanes 2014 Graduating Class! Best wishes in your future endeavors.

 

2014 Acalanes Commencement


2014 Pops Concert Videos

2014 Pops Concert Videos

Click on the above link to watch awesome Acalanes talent.

Videos: Gint Federas

2014 BASH Video

A photo retrospective of 2014 Acalanes Athletics.
Turn your sound up and enjoy.

Feb 20 – Thursday Sports

In yesterday’s action…

Boys Soccer

The boys soccer team played very well, but were defeated 3-2 as Hercules HS mounted a late rally in the NCS playoffs. Kaj Simonsen and Zach Kramer each scored one goal and Sam Wood and Henry Baglietto had each had one assist. Kaj Simonsen was named “Man of the Match.”

In today’s action…

The boys tennis team hosts San Ramon Valley HS at 3:30.

R. Takahashi

Feb 19 – Wednesday Sports

In yesterday’s action…

Boys Basketball

rang up a resounding 80-63 victory over Dublin HS. The freshman team was edged out by 3 points.

Girls Basketball

gave a gutsy performance in defeat to Dublin HS. The JV team remains undefeated in the DFAL.

In today’s action…

Boys Soccer

travels to play at #4 seeded Hercules HS Wednesday at 7:00, with upset on their minds in the first round of the NCS playoffs.

Baseball

plays Granada HS in a scrimmage at 3:30. Varsity is home and JV away.

Boys Golf

has a scrimmage against California HS at the Bridges CC at 3:00.

Note: At all NCS playoff events, there will be a gate charge of $9 general admission and $6 for students with student body cards, children and senior citizens. No passes will be honored.

Yesterday’s individual standouts…

Boys Basketball

Joey Hewitt scored 25 points, with 7 3-pointers. Buster Souza owned the paint scoring 22 points and pulling down 15 rebounds. Matt Thomas scored 13 points, with 2 3- pointers.

Girls Basketball

Julia Lyons scored 14 points, with 2 3-pointers.

R. Takahashi

Feb 18 – Tuesday Sports

In Tuesday’s action…

Basketball

The basketball teams play Dublin HS.
At Acalanes HS, JV girls at 4:00, Varsity girls at 5:30 and Varsity boys at 7:00.
The Senior Night presentation will be held between the girls and boys varsity games.
At Dublin HS, JV boys at 4:00 and Freshman boys at 5:30.

Boys Tennis

hosts Alameda HS at 3:30.

JV Boys Golf

has a match against Irvington HS at Sunol GC at 2:30.

Thursday’s individual standouts…

Girls Soccer

Morgan Rogers scored the lone goal and Phoebe Wixsom amassed 9 saves.

NCS Boys Soccer Playoffs…

The boys soccer team travels to play at #4 seeded Hercules HS Wednesday at 7:00, with upset on their minds in the first round of the NCS playoffs.

Note: At all NCS playoff events, there will be a gate charge of $9 general admission and $6 for students with student body cards, children and senior citizens. No passes will be honored.

R. Takahashi

Feb 14 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Boys Soccer

When the boys soccer team needs a clinching victory to qualify for the NCS playoffs, they hold nothing back as they make an emphatic statement against Dougherty Valley HS in a 5-0 regular season finale.

Girls Soccer

scored a game-tying goal in the 74th minute to draw even with Dougherty Valley HS 1-1. The JV team played well in defeat.

Girls Basketball

continues to amaze with a gritty 40-39 victory over Las Lomas HS.

Boys Basketball

played their hearts out as always, but this time in defeat to Las Lomas HS. The JV team won in overtime.

Wrestling

was defeated by Campolindo HS.

Blake Balfrey
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Thursday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Mason McKay scored 2 goals and had 1 assist. Kaj Simonsen, Sam Wood and Henry Baglietto scored one goal each. Aidan Langtry, Bryan Bamford, and Lucien Chan each had 1 assist. Mason McKay was named “Man of the Match.”

Girls Basketball

Superfreshmen Emma Godfrey and Roni Marrone scored 11 and 10 points, respectively.

Boys Basketball

Buster Souza exploded for 26 points.

Wrestling

Zach Tom, Andrew Nakahara and Sam Ridge won their matches.

Girls Soccer Senior Night
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R. Takahashi

Feb 13 – Thursday Sports

In today’s action…

Soccer

teams play Dougherty Valley HS. Girls are home and boys away. JV at 4:15 and Varsity at 6:15. Get to the Varsity girls game early at 5:45 for their Senior Presentation.

Wrestling

hosts Campolindo HS at 6:00. Come for the Senior Night Presentation at the beginning of the match.

Basketball

teams play Las Lomas HS. At Las Lomas HS, JV girls at 4:00, Varsity girls at 5:30 and Varsity boys at 7:00. At Acalanes HS, JV boys at 4:00 and Freshman boys at 5:30.

R. Takahashi

Feb 12 – Wednesday Sports

In yesterday’s action…

Boys Soccer

In a thriller, the boys soccer team scored in the 78th minute to force a tie against Miramonte HS to set up the must win final game against Dougherty Valley HS tomorrow. The JV team recorded a lop-sided victory.

Girls Soccer

was defeated by Miramonte HS. The JV team tied 1-1.

Thomas Pathoumthong
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Girls Basketball

defeated Dougherty Valley HS 54-41.

Boys Basketball

was ever so close in defeat to Dougherty Valley HS 43-41. The Freshman team suffered in defeat.

Yesterday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Kaj Simonsen and Tom Higgins scored goals. Patrick Ramm and Wilson Hall had assists. Mason McKay was named “Man of the Match.”

Kaj Simonsen
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R. Takahashi

Feb 11 – Tuesday Sports

In today’s action…

Basketball

teams play Dougherty Valley HS.
At Dougherty Valley HS, JV girls at 4:00, Varsity girls at 5:30 and Varsity boys at 7:00.
At Acalanes HS, JV boys at 4:00 and Freshman boys at 5:30.

Soccer

teams play Miramonte HS.
Boys are home and girls away. JV at 4:15 and Varsity at 6:15.
Get to the boys varsity game early to enjoy their Senior Night Presentation at 5:45.

R. Takahashi

Feb 8 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Las Lomas HS 2-1.
Individual standout: Nathan Ferreira scored the lone goal and Eric Sirott had 3 saves.

Girls Soccer

was defeated by Las Lomas HS 1-0.

In Saturday’s action…

Wrestling

Varsity competes in the Mission San Jose Invitational.
JV competes in the NCS Invitational at Dougherty Valley HS.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Deer Valley HS at 2:00.

Individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Nathan Ferreira scored the lone goal and Eric Sirott had 3 saves.

R. Takahashi

Feb 11 – Acalanes Dons Boys Soccer – Senior Night

Come celebrate the graduating senior soccer players at Senior Night Tuesday, February 11th at Acalanes High School. The celebration will be held right before the 6:15pm game against Miramonte High School. We want to recognize the contributions and dedication of the following senior players:
Henry Baglietto #20
Jared Gragg #9
Aidan Langtry #17
Thomas Pathoumthong #14
Juan Pestana #7
Nathan Shirley #15
Kaj Simonsen #4
Sam Wood #5

Go Dons!

Kay Monroe

Feb 7 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Wrestling

was defeated by Dougherty Valley HS. Oleg Helms, Jack Hood, Brian Lilienstein, Rain Mize and Sam Ridge won their matches.

In Friday’s action…

Soccer

teams play Las Lomas HS. Girls are home and boys away. JV at 4:15 and Varsity at 6:15.

Varsity Wrestling

competes in the Mission San Jose Invitational.

In Saturday’s action…

Wrestling

Varsity competes in the Mission San Jose Invitational.
JV competes in the NCS Invitational at Dougherty Valley HS.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Deer Valley HS at 2:00.

R. Takahashi

Feb 6 – Thursday Sports

In yesterday’s action…


Katherine Larson
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Girls Soccer

tied Campolindo HS 1-1.

Boys Soccer

was narrowly defeated by Campolindo HS 2-1. The JV boys were also defeated.

In today’s action…

Wrestling

has a match at Dougherty Valley HS at 6:00.

Lucien Chan
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R. Takahashi

Feb 5 – Wednesday Sports

In yesterday’s action…

Emma Gaffney
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Girls Basketball

If you were not there for the fun and frenzy of the girls basketball game, you missed a great one. At one point, they were down by 25 points and mounted a furious rally to defeat Campolindo HS 64-61 in an epic game. The JV girls coasted to a victory.

Boys Basketball

gave Campolindo HS all they could handle in defeat. The JV team lost a heart-breaking double overtime game. Freshmen fared no better.

In today’s action…

Soccer

It is the soccer teams turn to take on the Campolindo Cougars. The boys are home and the girls away. JV at 4:15 and Varsity at 6:15.

Roni Marrone
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Yesterday’s individual standouts…

Girls Basketball

Julia Lyons poured in 25 points, with 4 3-pointers. Roni Marrone scored 12 points. Emma Godfrey celebrated her birthday with 12 points.

Boys Basketball

Joey Hewitt was on fire from beyond the 3-point arc. Buster Souza dominated the inside scoring, rebounding and blocking shots.

R. Takahashi

 

Julia Lyons
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Yesterday and Today’s Action

In yesterdays action

If you were not there for the fun and frenzy of the girls basketball game, you missed a great one. At one point, we were down by 25 points and mounted a furious rally to defeat Campolindo HS 64-61 in an epic game. The JV girls coasted to a victory.

The boys basketball team gave Campolindo HS all they could handle in defeat. The JV team lost a heart-breaking double overtime game. The freshmen fared no better.

In todays action

It is the soccer teams turn to take on the Campolindo Cougars. The boys are home and the girls away. JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

Yesterdays individual standouts

Girls basketball – Julia Lyons poured in 25 points, with 4 3-pointers.
Roni Marrone scored 12 points.
Emma Godfrey celebrated her birthday with 12 points.
Boys basketball – Joey Hewitt was on fire from beyond the 3-point arc.
Buster Souza dominated the inside scoring, rebounding and blocking shots.

R. Takahashi

Feb 3 – Freshmen Boys Soccer Ends Season with a Win

The Freshmen Boys Soccer Team ended the season with a big 5-0 win over Clayton Valley High School!  Each goal was scored by different players: Charlie Delamore, Gabe Singer, Brody Quinn, Andy Hyatt, and Mark VonHacht.  Goalie Stanley Kvitko shut them out in goal.  Congratulations on a great season!

The Candells

2013-14 Boys Freshman Soccer

2013-14 Boys Freshman Soccer


Feb 3 – Monday Sports

In Today’s Action

Freshman Boys Soccer team plays at Clayton Valley Charter HS at 6:00.

Individual standouts

Boys basketball – Buster Souza scored 16 points and had 10 rebounds. Matt Thomas scored 19 points, with 2 3-pointers.

R. Takahashi

Feb 1 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Basketball

defeated Alhambra HS 52-36.

Girls Basketball

was defeated by Alhambra HS. The JV team recorded a come from behind victory.

In Saturday’s action…

Varsity Girls Soccer

hosts Redwood Christian HS at 3:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Deer Valley HS at 9:00.

Boys Soccer

hosts Concord HS. JV at 5:00 and Varsity at 7:00.

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts James Logan HS at 11:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Lou Encalada Invitational at Rodriguez HS.

Individual standouts…

Boys basketball

Buster Souza scored 16 points and had 10 rebounds. Matt Thomas scored 19 points, with 2 3-pointers.

R. Takahashi

Friday and Saturday Sports

In Fridays action…

Basketball

The basketball teams play Alhambra HS. At Acalanes, JV girls at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30 and varsity boys at 7:00. At Alhambra HS, JV boys at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

In Saturdays action…

In Soccer

The varsity girls soccer team hosts Redwood Christian HS at 3:00.
The frosh-soph girls soccer team hosts Deer Valley HS at 9:00.
The boys soccer team hosts Concord HS. JV at 5:00 and varsity at 7:00.
The freshman boys soccer team hosts James Logan HS at 11:00.
The wrestling team competes in the Lou Encalada Invitational at Rodriguez HS.

R. Takahashi

Jan 30 – Freshman Boys Soccer Win

Freshmen Boys Soccer beat Clayton Valley on Thursday 2-1 with a brilliant last-minute goal by Drew Wondo Wondolowski.  Great playing by all of the boys.  Congratulations!!

The Candells

Jan 30 – Thursday Sports

In yesterday’s action…

Taylor Jones
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Boys Basketball

defeated Miramonte HS 60-56. The Freshman team suffered in defeat.

Girls Basketball

team was defeated by Miramonte HS. The JV team remains undefeated in DFAL play with the victory.

Girls Soccer

played lock-down defense against Dublin HS to end in a 0-0 tie. The JV team scored 2 goals in defeat.

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Dublin HS. The JV team played to a 0-0 draw.

In today’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts Clayton Valley Charter HS at 6:00.

Yesterday’s individual standouts…

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Boys Basketball

Matt Thomas scored 26 points and Buster Souza 25 points, with 17 rebounds and 7 blocks.

Girls basketball

Emma Godfrey scored 12 points.

Boys Soccer

Eric Sirott had 14 saves.

R. Takahashi

Jan 29 – Wednesday Sports

In today’s action…

Basketball

teams play Miramonte HS. At Acalanes HS, JV boys at 4:00, Varsity boys at 5:30 and Varsity girls at 7:00. At Miramonte HS, JV girls at 4:00 and Freshman boys at 5:30.

Soccer

teams play Dublin HS. Girls are home and boys are away. JV at 4:15 and Varsity at 6:15.

R. Takahashi

Jan 28 – Tuesday Sports

In yesterday’s action…

Boys Soccer

defeated College Park HS 2-1.

Boys Basketball

came down to the wire, with the narrowest of defeats to Dublin HS 62-60.

Girls Basketball

was defeated by Dublin HS. The JV team recorded the victory.

In today’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at James Logan HS at 6:00.

Yesterday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Nathan Shirley scored 2 goals assisted by Wilson Hall and Kaj Simonsen. Nathan Shirley and Lucien Chan were named “Men of the Match.”

Boys basketball

Buster Souza scored 22 points. Matt Thomas scored 18 points, with 2 3-pointers.

R. Takahashi

Jan 21 – Tuesday Sports

In Monday’s action…

Girls Soccer

was defeated by Alameda HS 1-0.

Individual standouts…

Boys Basketball

Buster Souza scored 20 points, with 13 rebounds. Matt Thomas scored 17 points, with 5 3-pointers. Ross Teichman scored 14 points, with 1 3-pointer.

Boys Soccer

Lucien Chan scored the lone goal assisted by Zach Kramer. Lucien Chan was named “Man of the Match.”

Girls Soccer

Caroline Clark scored one goal assisted by Gabby Paolini and Jade Sadoff scored the other goal. Phoebe Wixsom had 8 saves.

R. Takahashi

Jan 18 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Carrie Trent
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Boys Basketball

out-played a good Dougherty Valley HS team to record the 62-52 victory. The JV team rallied but fell short in defeat.

Girls Basketball

went back and forth with Dougherty Valley HS only to fall short 45-40. The JV team was victorious.

Boys Soccer

continues to build momentum with a victory over Alhambra HS 1-0. The JV team also recorded a 3-1 victory.

Girls Soccer

was defeated by Alhambra HS.

In Saturday’s action…

Wrestling

competes in the Joe Windsor King of the Mat Invitational.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at College Park HS at 11:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

plays at Clayton Valley Charter School at 9:00 and at Deer Valley HS at 2:00.

Sierra Galanza
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In Monday’s action…

Girls Soccer

plays at Alameda HS at 6:00.

Individual standouts…

Boys Basketball

Buster Souza scored 20 points, with 13 rebounds. Matt Thomas scored 17 points, with 5 3-pointers. Ross Teichman scored 14 points, with 1 3-pointer.

Boys Soccer

Lucien Chan scored the lone goal assisted by Zach Kramer. Lucien Chan was named “Man of the Match.”

Girls Soccer

Caroline Clark scored one goal assisted by Gabby Paolini and Jade Sadoff scored the other goal. Phoebe Wixsom had 8 saves.

R. Takahashi

Jan 16 – Thursday Sports

In yesterday’s action…

Boys Soccer

continues to battle well in the DFAL tying Dougherty Valley HS 1-1.

In today’s action…

Wrestling

has a match at Dublin HS at 6:00.

JV Girls Basketball

plays at Brookside Christian HS in Stockton at 6:30.

R. Takahashi

Jan 13 – Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Basketball

gave a very good St. Mary’s HS of Stockton team all it could handle in a 65-57 defeat.

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Northgate HS.

In Monday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays at Ygnacio Valley HS at 3:30.

Individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Kaj Simonsen scored the lone goal assisted by Patrick Ramm and Eric Sirott had 3 saves.

Girls Basketball

Carrie Trent scored 12 points all by 3-pointers and Julia Lyons scored 11 points.

Boys Basketball

Matt Thomas scored 19 points, with 3 3-pointers and Buster Souza scored 13 points.

JV Girls Soccer

Mia Carvotta and Marie Whitmore scored one goal each and Amanda Moylan had 3 saves.

R. Takahashi

Jan 11 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Boys Soccer

is gaining momentum with another DFAL victory over Miramonte HS 1-0 to raise their record to 3-2.

Girls Soccer

was defeated by Miramonte HS. The JV team shutout Miramonte HS 2-0.

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Girls Basketball

competed well in defeat to Campolindo HS. The JV team notched another victory.

Boys Basketball

was defeated by Campolindo HS.

Andrew McKendall
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In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

plays at Northgate HS. Freshmen at 12:30, JV at 2:30 and Varsity at 4:30.

Frosh-soph Girls Soccer

hosts Bishop O’Dowd HS at 9:00 and plays at Berkeley HS at 2:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Joe Camillari Frosh-soph and JV tournament at Granada HS.

Friday’s Individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Bryan Bamford scored the lone goal assisted by Zach Kramer. Bryan was named “Man of the Match.”

Girls Basketball

Carrie Trent scored 12 points all by 3-pointers and Julia Lyons scored 11 points.

Boys Basketball

Matt Thomas scored 19 points, with 3 3-pointers and Buster Souza scored 13 points.

JV Girls Soccer

Mia Carvotta and Marie Whitmore scored one goal each and Amanda Moylan had 3 saves.

R. Takahashi

Jan 10 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Wrestling

was defeated by Alhambra HS.

In Friday’s action…

The basketball teams play Campolindo HS.

At Campolindo HS, JV Boys at 4:00, Varsity Boys at 5:30 and Varsity Girls at 7:00.
At Acalanes HS, JV Girls at 4:00 and Freshman boys at 5:30.

Soccer Teams play Miramonte HS.
The girls are home and boys are away. JV plays at 4:15 and Varsity at 6:15.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Soccer

plays at Northgate HS. Freshmen at 12:30, JV at 2:30 and Varsity at 4:30.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Bishop O’Dowd HS at 9:00 and plays at Berkeley HS at 2:00.

Wrestling

competes in the Joe Camillari Frosh-soph and JV tournament at Granada HS.

Shopping specials…

If you shop at Sports Basement on Ygnacio Valley Road in Walnut Creek, mention “Acalanes Athletics,” and you will receive a 10% discount! The Acalanes Sports Boosters will receive an additional 5% from the purchase price. You are given permission to shop to your heart’s content.

R. Takahashi

Jan 9 – Thursday Sports

In yesterday’s action…

Boys Soccer

evened their DFAL record by defeating Las Lomas HS 2-0.

Girls Soccer

was defeated by Las Lomas HS.

In today’s action…

Wrestling

hosts Alhambra HS at 6:00.

Yesterday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Nathan Ferreira and Wilson Hall scored one goal each.

Girls Soccer

Phoebe Wixsom had 6 saves.

R. Takahashi

Jan 8 – Wednesday Sports

In yesterday’s action…

Girls Basketball

played an outstanding defensive game to defeat Alhambra HS in the DFAL opener 36-28. The JV team was also victorious.

Boys Basketball

was edged out by Alhambra HS 51-46. The JV team won, but the freshman team did not.

In today’s action…

Soccer Teams

play Las Lomas HS. Boys are home and girls are away. JV plays at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

Yesterday’s individual standouts…

Girls Basketball

Julia Lyons scored 10 points and Sierra Galanza 9 points all on 3-pointers.
What will not show up in the stats is the stellar defensive play of Taylor Jones and Emma Godfrey under the basket.

Boys basketball

Buster Souza scored 19 points and Matt Thomas 16 points, with 2 3-pointers.

Shopping specials…

If you shop at Sports Basement on Ygnacio Valley Road in Walnut Creek, mention “Acalanes Athletics,” and you will receive a 10% discount! The Acalanes Sports Boosters will receive an additional 5% from the purchase price. You are given permission to shop to your heart’s content.

R. Takahashi

Jan 6 – Monday Sports

In Saturday, January 4 action…

Boys Basketball

claimed the Championship of the Sonoma Country Classic defeating Mt. Eden HS 55-37 raising their overall record to 9-3 going into DFAL play. Buster Souza scored 30 points and was named the tournament Most Valuable Player. Ross Teichman and Matt Thomas were named All-tournament players.

In Monday’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts Deer Valley HS at 6:00.

R. Takahashi

Dec 31 – Happy New Year

Final Day!

As 2013 comes to a close, we ask that you remember the Acalanes Boosters in your charitable giving plan.
Remember, with Acalanes Boosters, everyone plays.

What does Acalanes Boosters Do?
To ensure the safety and well-being of all student-athletes, we provide the salary and supplies of our fine athletic trainer, Chris Clark.

We also:
• Fund every sports program at Acalanes High School every year.
• Last year Acalanes Boosters distributed roughly $100,000 across the 22 programs.
• Examples of items funded over the last two years: new weight room equipment, watering carts, a high-capacity ice machine (for hydro-therapy), new wrestling mats, equipment for the new pool, tennis ball auto-serve machine, and safety equipment for numerous programs.

Who Benefits?
• Every one of the 700+ Acalanes High School student-athletes
• Every one of the 22 Sports programs

Member Benefits?
• Tickets to all home football
• Tickets to all home league basketball games
• Premium items based on membership levels.

How can you help the Boosters?
· Become a member (click here for membership levels)
· Attend the Boosters Sports Bash
· Attend a membership meeting (click here for calendar of meetings)

Get Involved:
· Become a Acalanes Booster Sports Representative
· Join a Acalanes Booster’s Committee
Membership
Allocation
Sports Bash
Help at the Lafayette Art & Wine Festival
Fundraising

For more information please contact a Boosters’ Board member

Year-End Tax Planning

Boosters Supporters:

When making your end of the year tax planning decisions, please consider donating to Boosters.  Boosters is a charitable organization so all your donations are tax-deductible. All you need to do is send a check to Acalanes Boosters Club at 1200 Pleasant Hill Road, Lafayette, CA 94549. Acalanes’ Athletics is solely funded by community contributions so all your donations are greatly appreciated. (Tax ID  # 23-7428299)

Please visit the Gift Matching tab on the Boosters site to see if your employer will double your donation! Also, some companies offer charitable donations to compensate for your volunteer time. Check it out under the Gift Matching Tab.

Thank you and Happy New Year

Year-End Gift Matching

TIME SENSITIVE!

Fantastic news!  We are very excited to bring you our official “Gift Matching” web page on our  http://acalanesboosters.com/  web site.  The employee Matching Gift Program could easily be one of the year’s largest fundraising efforts for the Acalanes Boosters’ Club.   ANYONE who donated to the ABC this year could request matching gift funds from their employers.   Please take a minute to check if your employer has a Matching Gift Program.  We have hundreds of ABC donators who can potentially raise funds through this program.

Let’s try to collect as much FREE money as we can for our student athletes.  They deserve it!  This is time-sensitive and the cut off for requests is upon us, either Dec. 31, or Jan. 31, 2014. for fiscal year 2013.

Participating employers will have one or two+ donor programs:

1. Employers will match 1:1 eligible dollars donated.

2. Employers will provide a volunteer grant ie. $500 for volunteer hours per their guidelines.

For example, I have already contacted my employer and the ABC will receive $350 matching dollars for my donations, AND another $500 volunteer grant for meeting their criteria of 20-30 volunteer hours/calendar year.  $850 FREE dollars to the ABC.  WOW!  We have already received a few more matching gift donations this year as well.

Below are some easy instructions to follow.  If for any reason you are having difficulty with your submission, please feel free to contact me or your employer.  Mary Piscitelli 765-0457, I will be happy to help you.

A.      What is the proposed process?  It is very simple and will take just a few minutes.  (Time well spent!)

Go to the “acalanesboostersclub.com” web site.

Click on the last tab  ‘Gift Matching”, and it will bring you directly to the “Double the Donations” link and type in your company name.

See if your employer will match your donation!

Enter your company name ____________________________________________________

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B.     If your employer participates, all their contact information will appear as well as any pertinent links to their company specific guidelines and submission forms etc.  If your company is not registered, I encourage you to call your HR department and inquire with them, sometimes it’s not publicized.

C.       Some employers will allow you to submit your request electronically, by e-mail, regular mail, &/or fax.  If your company has a secured web or e-mail, you will need your employee number and perhaps a password if you haven’t set it up already.      IF YOU DO NOT KNOW THIS INFORMATION, OR GET FRUSTRATED, PLEASE DO NOT GIVE UP!   Call them directly for assistance.  They are very willing and happy to help guide you through the process.

D.  Send Brad and I an e-mail with a brief explanation of your donations &/or hours volunteered for that calendar year and we will confirm your qualifying donations when your employer contacts us.  If you need a receipt, we can provide that as well.

E.    Provide your company with;

-Your employee information
-Dollar amount you donated and are requesting a match for &/or number of hours volunteered.  Your donation was to the Acalanes Boosters’ Club
-ABC receipt, IF requested by the company.  (We can provide you with an ABC receipt)
-Contact information for our ABC rep. Brad Smith / or Mary Piscitelli
-ABC Tax ID  # 23-7428299, and school address 1200 Pleasant Hill Rd.
All the information you will need is listed on the web page for you.

Most companies already have the Acalanes Boosters Club information in their system.  Our Not-for-Profit Federal Tax ID# is nationally recognized.   Once the employer verifies the request, a check will be mailed directly to the ABC.  The checks are cut either monthly or quarterly according to their protocol.

What if you still have questions?

For questions regarding your company’s programs, please contact your employer’s HR or community giving department.  They are very helpful.  Most of the necessary information is also available on your company intranet.

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For additional questions regarding submitting a matching gift or volunteer grant request  please contact:
A.      Mary Piscitelli:  vicepresident@acalanesboosters.com or 925-765-0457
B.      Brad Smith:  treasurer@acalanesboosters.com  or 925-890-7273

Happy Holidays!

Mary Piscitelli and Brad Smith
Tom Duckworth
Danna Wright

Dec 21 – Saturday Sports Results

In Saturday’s action…

Matt Thomas
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Girls Basketball

defeated Rodriguez HS of Fairfield in a 60-54 thriller in the final round of the East Bay vs. North Bay Classic.

Boys Basketball

pummeled Northgate HS 78-42. The JV team lost a close one and the Freshmen fared no better.

Varsity Boys Soccer

was defeated by Berkeley HS at De La Salle Showcase Tournament.

Alex Grant-Hudd
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R. Takahashi

Dec 21 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

Zach Kramer
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Girls Basketball

defeated Concord HS 51-40 in the East Bay vs. North Bay Classic.

Boys Soccer

was edged out by Campolindo HS 1-0.

Girls Soccer

was defeated by Campolindo HS.

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Basketball

hosts Rodriguez HS of Fairfield at 11:30 in the final round of the East Bay vs. North Bay Classic.

Boys Basketball

hosts Northgate HS. Freshmen at 5:00, JV at 6:30 and Varsity at 8:00.

Varsity Boys Soccer

plays Berkeley HS at De La Salle HS at 3:00 in the Showcase Tournament.

Wrestling

competes in the Lou Bronzan Invitational at Liberty HS.

Girls Soccer

hosts Heritage HS at 10:00 and plays at Las Lomas HS at 2:00.

Shopping specials…

If you shop at Sports Basement on Ygnacio Valley Road in Walnut Creek, mention “Acalanes Athletics,” and you will receive a 10% discount! The Acalanes Sports Boosters will receive an additional 5% from the purchase price. You are given permission to shop to your heart’s content.

Ronnie Marrone
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Blake Balfrey
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R. Takahashi

Sports over the Holiday Break

Thursday, December 26

Girls Basketball JV competes in the Irvington Holiday Invitational.

Friday, December 27

Boys Basketball Varsity hosts Analy HS 7:00.
Girls Basketball Varsity plays Venice HS at College Park HS at 5:00 in the West Coast Jamboree.
Girls Basketball JV competes in the Irvington Holiday Invitational.

Saturday, December 28

Girls Basketball Varsity competes in the West Coast Jamboree.
Girls Basketball JV competes in the Irvington Holiday Invitational.

Monday, December 30

Boys Basketball Hosts San Marin HS. Freshmen at 4:00, JV at 5:30, varsity at 7:00.
Girls Basketball Varsity competes in the West Coast Jamboree.
Girls Basketball JV competes in the Irvington Holiday Invitational.

Thursday, January 2

Boys Basketball Varsity competes in the Sonoma County Classic at Piner HS.
Boys Soccer Host Monte Vista HS in a scrimmage.

Friday, January 3

Boys Basketball Varsity competes in the Sonoma County Classic at Piner HS.

Saturday, January 4

Boys Basketball Varsity competes in the Sonoma County Classic at Piner HS.
Boys Soccer Host Hayward HS. JV at 1:00, varsity at 3:00.
Boys Soccer Freshmen play at De La Salle HS 11:00.
Wrestling Competes in the Mat Classic at Granada HS.

R. Takahashi

Dec 20 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Girls Basketball

played very well in defeat to Windsor HS in the first round of the East Bay vs. North Bay Classic hosted by Acalanes HS.

Boys Basketball

was defeated by San Ramon Valley HS.

Wrestling

was defeated by Miramonte HS.

In Friday’s action…

BIG SOCCER SHOWDOWN against Campolindo HS

The girls are home and the boys are away. JV at 4:15 and Varsity at 6:15.

Girls Basketball

hosts Concord HS at 5:00 in the second round of the East Bay vs. North Bay Classic.

Wrestling

competes in the Lou Bronzan Invitational at Liberty HS.

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Photos: David Lillienstein

In Saturday’s action…

Girls Basketball

hosts the final round of the East Bay vs. North Bay Classic.

Boys Basketball

hosts Northgate HS. Freshmen at 5:00, JV at 6:30 and Varsity at 8:00.

Varsity Boys Soccer

plays Berkeley HS at De La Salle HS at 3:00 in the Showcase Tournament.

Wrestling

competes in the Lou Bronzan Invitational at Liberty HS.

Girls Soccer

hosts Heritage HS at 10:00 and plays at Las Lomas HS at 2:00.

Thursday’s individual standouts…

Wrestling

Brian Lilienstein, Rain Mize, Andrew Nakahara and Sam Ridge won their matches.

Congratulations to the following Bay Area Newsgroup All-East Bay selections…

Elizabeth Schultz was named Girls Golfer of the Year.
Isabella vonEbbe was named as a first team selection in girls tennis.
Tommy Bush was named as a first team selection in boys water polo.
Chase Lanier was named as a second team selection in girls water polo.

Shopping specials…

If you shop at Sports Basement on Ygnacio Valley Road in Walnut Creek, mention “Acalanes Athletics,” and you will receive a 10% discount! The Acalanes Sports Boosters will receive an additional 5% from the purchase price. You are given permission to shop to your heart’s content.

R. Takahashi

Dec 18 – Wednesday Sports

In yesterday’s action…

Boys Soccer

Way to go Freshman as they shutout Ygnacio Valley HS 5-0.

In today’s action…

Girls Soccer

hosts Ygnacio Valley HS. JV at 5:00 and Varsity at 7:00.

R. Takahashi

Dec 17 – Tuesday Sports

In today’s action…

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts Ygnacio Valley HS at 6:00.

Boys Basketball

games at St. Mary’s HS in Stockton have been postponed.

Congratulations to the following Bay Area Newsgroup All-East Bay selections…

Elizabeth Schultz was named Girls Golfer of the Year.
Isabella vonEbbe was named as a first team selection in girls tennis.
Tommy Bush was named as a first team selection in boys water polo.
Chase Lanier was named as a second team selection in girls water polo.

Shopping specials…

If you shop at Sports Basement on Ygnacio Valley Road in Walnut Creek, mention “Acalanes Athletics,” and you will receive a 10% discount! The Acalanes Sports Boosters will receive an additional 5% from the purchase price. You are given permission to shop to your heart’s content.

R. Takahashi

Dec 14 – Saturday Sports

In Friday’s action…

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Boys Soccer

OK, the Dublin HS boys soccer team came to Lafayette 9-0 on the season, but did not leave undefeated. The boys soccer team defeated the Gaels 1-0 in an extremely well-played game by the entire team. The JV team did not fare as well in defeat.

Girls Soccer

was defeated by Dublin HS. The JV team was also defeated.

Varsity Girls Basketball

was defeated by Campolindo HS, finishing 4th in the Walnut Creek Winter Classic.

In Saturday’s action…

Varsity Wrestling

competes in the Bay Area Invitational at Castro Valley HS.

JV and Frosh-soph wrestling

competes in the Clayton Valley Charter tournament.

Sierra Galanza
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JV Boys Basketball

plays at 3:30 in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at Campolindo HS.

JV Girls Basketball

plays at 3:30 in the Petaluma tournament.

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts College Park HS at 1:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Bishop O’Dowd HS at 9:00 and plays at Northgate HS at 2:00.

Friday’s individual standouts…

Boys soccer

Kaj Simonsen scored the lone goal and Zach Kramer was named “Man of the Match.”

Girls Soccer

Phoebe Wixsom had 8 saves.

Zach Kramer (3)
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R. Takahashi

Dec 13 – Friday’s Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Wrestling team

was defeated by Las Lomas HS.

JV Boys Basketball

was defeated by Piedmont HS in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament.

Varsity Girls Basketball

won against Sir Francis Drake in the 2nd round of the Walnut Creek Holiday Classic.

JV Girls Basketball

was defeated by Ukiah HS in the Petaluma tournament.

In Friday’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Dublin HS in their home DFAL opener. JV at 4:15 and Varsity at 6:15.

Girls Soccer

plays at Dublin HS. JV at 4:15 and Varsity at 6:15.

Varsity Girls Basketball

plays Campolindo at 5PM in the Consolation Finals of the Walnut Creek Holiday Classic at Northgate HS.

JV Boys Basketball

plays at 3:30 in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at Campolindo HS.

JV Girls Basketball

plays at 3:30 in the Petaluma tournament.

In Saturday’s action…

Varsity Wrestling

competes in the Bay Area Invitational at Castro Valley HS.

Wrestling-JV and Frosh-Soph

competes in the Clayton Valley Charter HS tournament.

JV Boys Basketball

plays at 3:30 in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at Campolindo HS.

JV Girls Basketball

plays at 3:30 in the Petaluma tournament.

Freshman Boys Soccer

hosts College Park HS at 1:00.

Frosh-Soph Girls Soccer

hosts Bishop O’Dowd HS at 9:00 and plays at Northgate HS at 2:00.

Thursday’s individual standouts…

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Photos: David Lillienstein

Wrestling

Brian Lilienstein and Andrew Nakahara won their matches.

Congratulations to the following Bay Area Newsgroup All-East Bay selections…

Elizabeth Schultz was named Girls Golfer of the Year.
Isabella vonEbbe was named as a first team selection in girls tennis.
Tommy Bush was named as a first team selection in boys water polo.
Chase Lanier was named as a second team selection in girls water polo.

R. Takahashi

Dec 12 – Thursday Sports

In yesterday’s action…

Girls Basketball

fell to Concord High School in the first game of the Walnut Creek Holiday Classic.

Girls Soccer

gave up an early goal, but battled back to a 1-1 tie against Alhambra HS. The JV team played very well in defeat.

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Alhambra HS 2-1.

Emma Godfrey
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In today’s action…

Wrestling

opens DFAL action hosting Las Lomas HS at 6:00.

Varsity Girls Basketball

plays in the Walnut Creek Holiday Classic at Northgate HS at 5PM.

JV Girls Basketball

plays Ukiah HS in the Petaluma tournament at 3:30.

Freshman Boys Basketball

plays Piedmont HS at Campolindo HS at 3:30 in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament.

Yesterday’s individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Kaj Simonsen scored the lone goal and Alex Longerbeam had 10 saves. Ben Lenz was named “Man of the match.”

R. Takahashi

Dec 11 – Wednesday Sports

In yesterday’s action…

Lady Dons Varsity
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Boys Basketball

was defeated by Sir Francis Drake HS. The JV and Freshman teams fared no better.

Acalanes JV Girls
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Girls Basketball

was defeated by Sonoma Valley HS. The JV team was edged out by a last minute game-winning shot.

In today’s action…

Soccer

teams open DFAL play against Alhambra HS. The girls are home and the boys away. JV plays at 4:15 and Varsity at 6:15.

Girls Basketball

Varsity plays at 5:00 in the Walnut Creek Winter Classic at Northgate HS.

R. Takahashi

Dec 11 – Acalanes Boosters Holiday Fundraiser

Buy your holiday gifts and support Acalanes Boosters at the same time
at the Sports Basement Holiday Fundraiser.

You get a 10% discount,
and 10% of your purchase is donated to the Boosters
at no cost to you.

December 11 6:30-8:30PM

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Dec 8 – Acalanes Monday Sports

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity Boys was defeated by St. Joseph’s HS in the Championship game of the Island Classic.
JV Boys finished 4th in the John Rhodes Memorial tournament.

Girls Basketball

Varsity Girls defeated Hercules HS to finish 3rd in the Mustangs Holiday Classic.
JV Girls took third place in Terra Nova tournament.

Boys Soccer

Varsity Boys received a forfeit by Antioch HS in the Winter Classic.

In today’s action…

Girls Basketball

Varsity Girls plays at Antioch HS at 7:00.

Boys Soccer

Freshman Boys hosts Monte Vista HS at 6:00.

R. Takahashi

Dec 7 – Saturday Sports

In Thursday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity Boys defeated Encinal HS in the Island Classic to advance to the championship semifinals.
JV Boys defeated Bentley HS in the John Rhodes Memorial tournament to advance to the championship semifinals.
Freshman Boys were defeated by St. Mary’s HS of Stockton in the Brandon Huang Memorial tournament.

Girls Basketball

Varsity Girls defeated Lincoln HS in the Mustangs Holiday Classic to advance to the championships semifinals.
JV Girls defeated St. Ignatius HS in the Terra Nova Tiger tournament to advance to the championship semifinals.

Boys Soccer

Varsity Boys were defeated by Bishop O’Dowd HS in the Winter Classic.

In Friday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity Boys defeated Skyline HS in the Island Classic to advance to the Championship game.
JV Boys were defeated by St. Joseph’s HS in the John Rhodes Memorial tournament.
Freshman Boys were victorious in the Brandon Huang Memorial tournament.

Girls Basketball

Varsity Girls were defeated by Westmoor HS in the Mustangs Holiday Classic.
JV Girls were defeated in the semifinals of the Terra Nova Tiger tournament.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity Boys play at St. Joseph’s HS at 8:00 in the Championship game of the Island Classic.
JV Boys play at home at 12:30 in the John Rhodes Memorial tournament.
Freshman Boys play in the Brandon Huang Memorial tournament at Miramonte HS.

Girls Basketball

Varsity Girls play Hercules HS in the Mustangs Holiday Classic at Lincoln HS in San Francisco in the 3rd place game at 4:30.
JV Girls play at 2:30 in the Terra Nova Tiger tournament in Pacifica.

Boys Soccer

Varsity Boys play Antioch HS at California HS at 11:00 in the Winter Classic.
Freshman Boys play at Deer Valley HS at 10:00.

Wrestling

The wrestling team competes in the Falcon Frosh-soph & JV tournament at Foothill HS.

R. Takahashi

Dec 6 – Friday Sports Page

In Thursday’s action…

Boys Basketball

The Varsity Boys defeated Encinal HS in the Island Classic to advance to the championship semifinals.

The JV Boys defeated Bentley HS in the John Rhodes Memorial tournament to advance to the championship semifinals.

Freshman Boys Basketball team was defeated by St. Mary’s HS of Stockton in the Brandon Huang Memorial tournament.

Girls Basketball

The Girls Varsity team defeated Lincoln HS in the Mustangs Holiday Classic to advance to the championships semifinals.

JV Girls team defeated St. Ignatius HS in the Terra Nova Tiger tournament to advance to the championship semifinals.

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Bishop O’Dowd HS in the Winter Classic.

In Friday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity Boys play Skyline HS at St. Joseph’s HS in Alameda at 5:00 in the Island Classic semifinals.

JV Boys basketball play at home at 8:30 in the semifinals of the John Rhodes Memorial tournament.

Freshman Boys play at 3:30 in the Brandon Huang Memorial tournament at Miramonte HS.

Girls Basketball

Varsity Girls play at 8:30 in the Mustangs Holiday Classic at Lincoln HS in San Francisco.

JV Girls play at 6:15 in the Terra Nova Tiger tournament in Pacifica.

Girls Soccer

Lady Dons play at Albany HS. JV at 4:00 and Varsity at 6:00.

Wrestling

The Wrestling Dons compete in the DFAL Novice tournament at Alhambra HS at 4:00.

In Saturday’s action…

Boys Basketball

Varsity Boys Basketball plays at St. Joseph’s HS in the Island Classic semifinals in Alameda.

JV Boys Basketball plays at home in the John Rhodes Memorial tournament.

Freshman Boys Basketball plays in the Brandon Huang Memorial tournament at Miramonte HS.

Girls Basketball

Varsity Girls basketball plays in the Mustangs Holiday Classic at Lincoln HS in San Francisco.

JV Girls Basketball plays in the Terra Nova Tiger tournament in Pacifica.

Boys Soccer

Varsity Boys play Antioch HS at California HS at 11:00 in the Winter Classic.

Freshman boys soccer team plays at Deer Valley HS at 10:00.

Wrestling

Wrestling competes in the Falcon Frosh-Soph & JV tournament at Foothill HS.

R. Takahashi

Dec 5 – Thursday Sports

In today’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Bishop O’Dowd HS at 6:30 in the Winter Classic.

Varsity Boys Basketball

plays Encinal HS in the Island Classic at St. Joseph’s HS at 5:00.

JV Boys Basketball

hosts Bentley HS in the John Rhodes Memorial tournament at 8:30.

Freshmen Boys Basketball

plays St. Mary’s HS of Stockton in the Brandon Huang Memorial tournament at Miramonte HS at 5:00.

Varsity Girls Basketball

plays Lincoln HS in the Mustang’s Holiday Classic at Lincoln HS in San Francisco at 7:30.

JV Girls Basketball

plays St. Ignatius HS in the Terra Nova Tiger tournament in Pacifica at 6:15.

R. Takahashi

Dec 4 – Wednesday Sports

In yesterday’s action…

Boys Soccer

was defeated by Antioch HS 1-0. Patrick Ramm was named “Man of the Match.”

In today’s action…

JV Girls Basketball

hosts Tamalpais HS at 5:30.

R. Takahashi

Dec 3 – Tuesday Sports

In yesterday’s action…

Boys Basketball

overwhelmed Hercules HS 58-43. The JV team pulled out a thriller in overtime 64-62.

Boys Soccer

posted a 0-0 tie against San Leandro HS in the Winter Classic.

In today’s action…

Boys Soccer

hosts Antioch HS at 4:30 in the Winter Classic.

Girls Basketball

plays at Novato HS. JV at 5:30 and Varsity at 7:00.

Yesterday’s individual standouts…

Boys Basketball

Joey Hewitt scored 13 points, with 4 3-pointers. Matt Thomas scored 12 points, with 4 3-pointers. Ross Teichman scored 15 points and Buster Souza 13 points.

Boys Soccer

Eric Sirott was named “Man of the Match.”

R. Takahashi

Dec 2 – Monday Sports

Monday, November 25

Girls Tennis

Congratulations to Isabella vonEbbe, who placed 4th at the NCS Singles Championships.

Tuesday, November 26

Boys Basketball

was defeated by College Park HS in the NCS Foundation game. The JV team was victorious, but the Freshman team came up short.

Girls Basketball

was defeated by San Ramon Valley HS in the NCS Foundation game. The JV team suffered the same fate.

Saturday, November 30

Cross Country

Cameron Gaskell placed 25th and Sammy Taketa 28th at the CIF State Cross Country Championships in division III at Woodward Park in Fresno.

Monday, December 2

Boys Basketball

hosts Hercules HS. Freshmen at 4:00, JV at 5:30 and Varsity at 7:00.

Varsity Boys Soccer

hosts San Leandro HS in the Winter Classic.

R. Takahashi

Special Shopping News…

If you shop at Sports Basement on Ygnacio Valley Road in Walnut Creek, mention “Acalanes Athletics,” and you will receive a 10% discount! The Acalanes Sports Boosters will receive an additional 5% from the purchase price. You are given permission to shop to your heart’s content.

Sports Basement on Ygnacio Valley Road in Walnut Creek will host “Acalanes Athletics Day” on Wednesday, December 11. Mention Acalanes Athletics and you will receive a 10% discount! The Acalanes Sports Boosters will receive an additional 10% from the purchase price. Additionally there will be a Happy Hour from 6:30 to 8:30pm, with food and beverages provided free of charge.

Nov 27 – Acalanes Sports over Thanksgiving Break

Monday, November 25

Girls Tennis

Congratulations to Isabella vonEbbe, who placed 4th at the NCS Singles Championships.

Tuesday, November 26

Boys Basketball

was defeated by College Park HS in the NCS Foundation game. The JV team was victorious, but the Freshman team came up short.

Girls Basketball

was defeated by San Ramon Valley HS in the NCS Foundation game. The JV team suffered the same fate.

Friday, November 29

Varsity Boys Soccer

has its Alumni game at 5:00.

JV Boys Soccer

plays Deer Valley HS and Livermore HS in the James Logan tournament.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays California HS and Monte Vista HS in the Monte Vista tournament.

Saturday, November 30

Cross Country

competes in the CIF State Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno at 8:00.

Boys Basketball

hosts Montgomery HS in a scrimmage. Varsity at 10:00, JV at 11:30 and freshmen at 1:00.

JV Boys Soccer

plays College Park HS and another team in the James Logan tournament.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays Berkeley HS and another team in the Monte Vista tournament.

R. Takahashi

Nov 25 – Acalanes Sports over Thanksgiving Break

Tuesday, November 26

Boys Basketball

hosts College Park HS in the NCS Foundation game. Freshmen at 4:00, JV at 5:30 and Varsity at 7:00.

Girls Basketball

plays at San Ramon Valley HS in the NCS Foundation game. JV at 5:30 and Varsity at 7:00.

Boys Soccer

hosts Richmond HS in a scrimmage. JV at 5:30 and Varsity at 7:00.

Friday, November 29

Varsity Boys Soccer

has its Alumni game at 5:00.

JV Boys Soccer

plays Deer Valley HS and Livermore HS in the James Logan tournament.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays California HS and Monte Vista HS in the Monte Vista tournament.

Saturday, November 30

Cross Country

competes in the CIF State Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno at 8:00.

Boys Basketball

hosts Montgomery HS in a scrimmage. Varsity at 10:00, JV at 11:30 and Freshmen at 1:00.

JV Boys Soccer

plays College Park HS and another team in the James Logan tournament.

Freshman Boys Soccer

plays Berkeley HS and another team in the Monte Vista tournament.

R. Takahashi

Booster ID Cards

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to Athletic Boosters this year!  We appreciate your donation and couldn’t support our athletic programs without it!

If you purchased a membership but still need to pickup your Sports Passes or Incentive items (for memberships $250 & above), they’ll be available at the Boosters Table at the home football games Friday night 9/20.  The Cinch Bags that we ran out of at Dons Day are now in!!

If you have any questions, please contact Doreen de Roque, Membership chair.
email: membership@acalanesboosters.com

Thank you!

Athletic Clearance

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Booster BASH Auction Catalog

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Acalanes Boys Soccer Players Named to All-Bay Area Team

Congratulations to the following boys soccer players that were named All-Bay Area Newsgroup East Bay selections

Graham Lindgren, first team defender
Dan Glascock, second team midfielder
Eric Rogstad, honorable mention goalkeeper
R. Takahashi

Don’t miss out; Boosters’ BASH is coming!

Acalanes Boosters’ Bash: Cinco de Mayo – Dons’ Style!
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Lafayette Veterans’ Hall 6:00 – 10:30pm

Time is running out! Don’t miss the opportunity to support Boosters while enjoying a memorable evening with the Acalanes community including administration, coaches, and fellow parents. Read below for details on how you can help make the event a success…

RESERVE YOUR SPOT!

The dinner will sell out shortly (no joke!). Tickets are $60 per person and can be purchased on-line http://acalaneshs.revtrak.net Look for the Athletic Boosters Section and choose item 2 for Boosters’ tickets to the Bash. We have sold 2/3 of our tickets so we will sell out and sell out early! Don’t miss your chance to attend this fun evening!

CURIOUS ABOUT SOME OF THE FABULOUS AUCTION ITEMS WE HAVE?

How would you like to be Principal for the Day and get the chance to spend the day with Ms. Glimme? Have a kid graduating and don’t want to stress on seats or parking? We have you covered! We have a reserved parking spot and four reserved seats at graduation along with several other goodies! How about a trip to the beach for your family? We have beach cruiser bikes, a stay at Seascape, dinner, beach bonfire with s’mores, all day rides at the Santa Cruz beach boardwalk and winery visits! Don’t miss out! We have special coach outings with our varsity coaches, a couch in the End Zone for the Campo football game with BBQ and wait staff! Our list is growing! Let’s make this year our best year yet!

MAKE A DONATION! THROW A PARTY!!!

We need your donations! The success of this event depends on the continued generosity of our parents and local business community. Please share your talents and connections.

A fun way to support Boosters is by throwing a party. Boosters’ parties sell well and are a source of genuine merriment for our parent community. This is a great way to connect with other parents while making a valuable contribution to boosters. Please contact Brenda Balfrey at bbalfrey@me.com by April 1st if you can help!

Other great donations include gift certificates, vacation rentals, gift baskets, event tickets, lodging, sports memorabilia, jewelry, handcrafted items, services…the possibilities are endless! The deadline for donations is April 1st. Please contact Julie Gladden or Leslie Mariani at BoostersBash@yahoo.com with any questions about donations. Cash donations are also greatly appreciated! Donation forms are located on the Boosters’ Website at www.acalanesboosters.com under the tab “Forms”.

ADVERTISE!

Your support can also be given by advertising in the auction program! If you want information about advertising in our auction program, please contact Leslie or Julie at BoostersBash@yahoo.com.

LEND A HAND!

This is a volunteer event. If you’d like to take part in the fun, please contact Julie or Leslie at BoostersBash@yahoo.com.

ABOUT BOOSTERS

We raise funds for the entire Acalanes athletic program, working to ensure that the program is viable and that each student athlete has a rewarding athletic experience. Boosters’ also provides our student athletes with the best trainer around, Chris Clark. We are only as strong as you make us! Please help support our organization!

Feb 19 – Basketball and Soccer Results

In Thursdays action…

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Girls basketball

finished the season with a thrilling 52-47 victory over Las Lomas HS. The JV team won in a landslide.

Boys basketball

was defeated by Las Lomas HS. Buster Souza and Matt Thomas each scored 17 points.

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In Saturdays action…

The boys soccer team fell to St. Mary’s HS 1-0 in a hard-fought, well-played NCS Quarterfinal game. Eric Rogstad had 4 saves.
The girls soccer team reestablished themselves as a strong NCS playoff team even with a quarterfinal defeat to Campolindo HS. Brooke Balfrey had 7 saves.

In Tuesdays action…

The softball team hosts Hercules HS at 3:45.

R. Takahashi

Feb 16 – Acalanes Boys Soccer Season Ends after NCS Quarterfinals

Acalanes Boys Varsity Soccer Success can’t be taken away with one final game!

Acalanes 0, Saint Mary’s 1

Acalanes Boys Varsity Soccer Success can’t be taken away with one final game! After a wonderful season for Acalanes Boys Varsity Soccer Team, their obvious success cannot be taken away with one final game loss! Though painful on the night, that loss does not diminish the tremendous effort all the boys put out in training and in games throughout an entire season. The boys attitude and competitive nature brought them win after win, leading to an entertaining preseason tournament cup success over Campo. Then steamrolling through the DFAL league’s 12 games with 10 wins, two ties and no losses which included another fine drubbing of Campo in the league opener. The non-conference match up with Ygnacio Valley at Acalanes was a thing of beauty. Both teams brought the house down with quick, decisive and incredibly creative soccer. That game might have ended, 1-1, but the memory of some of the passing sequences and possession orientated soccer that evening, all remain high points of a fine season. All culminating in quarter-final berth against a talented Saint Mary’s at Acalanes and the presence of the biggest home crowd of the season.

Though the Don’s had the better of the first half, in the last 10 minutes Saint Mary’s pushed forward and found a goal with practically the last kick of the half. Incredibly, scored by the very same Duncan Jones, who’s strike sent the Don’s packing last season too! The second half slugfest wasn’t pretty but in the final few minutes the Don’s tried their best to score and came close after two goal mouth scrambles that saw Saint Mary’s defenders clear the ball valiantly as the Don’s tried in vain to find the net. But it wasn’t to be and the large crowd left disappointed after a most unattractive game and loss.

It happens in soccer, where two teams are so similar and evenly matched and with especially powerful defenses and goalies, they simply cancel each other out, neutralizing each other, rendering any resemblance of the beautiful game null and void. That’s what happened on the night, in a match without any meaningful possession for either team, it seemed creative play and attacking prowess remained on the benches while a kick and run, body punching fight took place on the park. There is beauty in that style of soccer too, but only for the victor to appreciate. The Don’s have been that victorious team so many times this season and so there’s absolutely no taking that away from them with this final game, and only loss in a memorable season.

And so as 15 graduating seniors kicked their last ball in high school and fifteen families ended 10 years of driving to practice and games, 10 years of Cherry Island, Morgan Hill, Heather Farms, Lafayette Community Park and hundreds of away games all over Northern California and beyond. But as an era ends for some, talented young boys like Ian Franklin, Wilson Hall, Eric Sirott and others will take their place and soccer will continue at the fine Acalanes Soccer Program we’ve all been proud to be a part of.

Barry Allan Lee * Man on the Beat no more….

Dons Men’s Varsity Soccer steamrolls to victory in NCS playoffs to remain unbeaten at 23-0-3

Dons Dispense with 16 Seed Piedmont in the Opening Game of the NCS Tourney

Acalanes 5, Piedmont 1

Halftime: 1-1. Scoring: Acalanes, N. Lee (D. Glascock) 19:00, M. Helfrich (N. Lee) 47:00,

K. Simonsen (M. Mirner) 63:00, M. Mirner (M. Helfrich) 72:00, D. Glascock (S. Lee) 77:00.

Piedmont, C. Hanf (A. Papachristopoulos) 26:00.

Records, Acalanes 22-0-3, Piedmont 8-10-1

On an atmospheric playoff evening at Acalanes, all was good. Playing a terribly young (just 3 seniors, 11 frosh/soph players) but pass savvy Piedmont HS, Acalanes used their own savvy to feel-out Piedmont in the first half before exerting their obvious superiority and power in the second half.

The match started brightly with end-to-end soccer, however it was noticeably different when each team pressed into the attacking third. While Piedmont’s plays tended to be broken up before they became dangerous, the Don’s forays often ended with serious threats on goal.  In the first 6 minutes alone, the Don’s speedy winger Ben Croze poured dangerous right wing crosses into Piedmont’s goal area, the first leading to a fine effort by the dangerous Nick Lee, who fired just over the crossbar. Croze’s second causing havoc with Piedmont’s defense at 6’s and 7’s.  On 16 minutes, a dangerous Piedmont free kick into the Don’s 6 yard box was caught well by high rising goalie Eric Rogstad.  As they say in soccer, bi-line crosses will kill you, and on an evening when all 5 Acalanes goals came from either bi-line or wide crosses, it’s hard to argue that poin

On 19 minutes, National HS player of the week, Danny Glascock, in Piedmont’s defensive third, chased down a ball at the bi-line and sent in a lobbed cross. Piedmont’s otherwise excellent goalie on the night, Corey Collier, somehow fumbled the ball only to see Nick Lee pounce and shoot into the net from close range, 1-0 Don’s.  A deserved goal for Acalanes after several dangerous attacks forward.  However, just 7 minutes later, uncharacteristically, the Don’s defense were caught napping as they left their goalie unprotected allowing Piedmont to score a terrific goal.  Attacking down the right wing, Piedmont’s Charlie Hanf found himself unmarked just outside the Don’s 18 yard box and charging into the box he sent a powerful low shot into the Don’s net, 1-1.   On 33 minutes, after winning a high ball at the edge of Piedmont’s goal area, Stuart Lee charged on goal only for goalie Corey Collier to make a fine save low.  Minutes later, a Stuart Lee wide right cross to a high rising Luc Van Oss was very well intercepted by Piedmont’s goalie, but now the Don’s were starting to exert themselves and put more and more pressure on Piedmont.  A patented Graham Lindgren long throw-in onto Piedmont’s goal area almost found Luc Van Oss.  Seconds later, again Van Oss was causing all kinds of problems as he rose above all in Piedmont’s goal mouth to send a powerful header over the crossbar from a dangerous, Stuart Lee right wing cross.  Now late in the first half it was all Don’s going forward while Piedmont were having a tough time getting up the park as the Don’s defensive midfield, in particular Graham Lindgren, were breaking up most plays, Lindgren himself had a game high 3 steals on the night.

Halftime 1-1  

The second half was all Don’s! In the first minute a crazy Piedmont goal-mouth scramble could have resulted in a Don’s goal as Piedmont defended stoutly.   A minute later, Max Mirner’s powerful shot went just wide of Piedmont’s goal.  On 47 minutes, Nick Lee, charging down the left wing, crossed beautifully for Mark Helfrich to scramble home from close range, 2-1 Don’s.  Now it was all Don’s all the time!  On 63 minutes, Max Mirner’s clever chip from the bi-line into the goal mouth at the near post was met by a half diving Kaj Somonsen, who’s fine header made it 3-1 Don’s.  Piedmont kept playing soccer as their pass savvy style will always earn them a good deal of  possession but with the Don’s senior filled squad, Piedmont’s younger team were starting to wilt in the face of bigger and stronger athletes.  As Piedmont tired they also started to rack up fouls and ended the game with 15 along with 3 yellows cards to boot.

On 66 minutes, a long Nick Warren free kick into Piedmont’s goal area was met well by Danny Glascock, who’s powerful header went just over Piedmont’s crossbar.  On 72 minutes, Mark Helfrich floated a fine sideline cross from near the corner flag into the box where the always flying high, Max Mirner met the ball with great heading technique to make it 4-1. (Shades of Christiano Ronaldo’s fine headed goal earlier in the day!)  On 77 minutes Glascock had another heading opportunity and this time his powerful header found the net.  A well driven corner kick by Stuart Lee went over Piedmont’s near post defenders,dipping at the far post where Glascock rose to bury his header for a 5-1 Don’s win.

Five terrific goals all off bi-line or wide crosses, that’s what soccer is all about!

Very well done Acalanes, in a game that saw every healthy Don’s player see minutes and contribute and where again, the Don’s stingy defense allowed very few chances to the opposition.

Next up, NCS Quarter finals against St. Mary’s, this Saturday, Feb 16, 7:00 PM at Acalanes.

Photos: David Lee
Barry Allan Lee * Man on the Beat

Congratulations to Dan Glascock!

Dan Glascock was named National High School Player of the Week this week by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.  This is a great honor for Dan and a testament to the success of the Varsity team this year and the excellence of the Acalanes Dons Mens Soccer Program. Way to go Dan!

Feb 14 – Valentine’s Day Sports

In Wednesdays action…

Boys Soccer

took a 1-1 halftime draw and scored 4 goals in a 20 minute span to dispatch Piedmont HS 5-1 to advance to Saturdays quarterfinal game.
The girls soccer team trailed at halftime 1-0 but mounted a furious rally to defeat Ygnacio Valley HS 2-1 to advance to Saturdays quarterfinal game.

In Thursdays action…

Basketball teams

play Las Lomas HS in the season finale. At Las Lomas HS, the JV boys play at 4:00, varsity boys at 5:30 and varsity girls at 7:00. At Acalanes HS, the JV girls play at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

In Saturdays action…

Boys Soccer

hosts St. Mary’s HS in the NCS quarterfinals at 7:00.

The girls soccer team plays at Campolindo HS in the NCS quarterfinals at 7:00.

Wednesdays individual standouts…

Boys Soccer

Nick Lee scored 1 goal, had 1 assist and was named “Man of the Match.” Mark Helfrich, Dan Glascock and Max Mirner each scored 1 goal and had 1 assist. Kai Simonsen scored 1 goal and Stuart Lee had 1 assist.

Girls soccer

Kaitlyn McGee scored 1 goal and had 1 assist and Becca Bostwick scored 1 goal.

R. Takahashi

Feb 13 – NCS Soccer NCS Kickoff Tonight, Basketball comes up short

In yesterdays action…

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Girls Basketball

was defeated by Campolindo HS, but the Cougars were not able to stop Jamie Jacobs, who scored 17 points with 5 3-pointers. The JV team was also defeated.

Boys Basketball

was defeated by Campolindo HS. The JV team also came up short.

In todays action…

Boys Soccer

is the #1 seed in the NCS playoffs and host Piedmont HS at 7:00.

Girls soccer

is the #10 seed and is primed to pull off the upset at Ygnacio Valley HS at 7:00.

R. Takahashi

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Feb 11 – Monday Sports

In Fridays action…

The boys basketball team defeated Alhambra HS 68-57. The JV team lost by 4 points.
The girls basketball team defeated Alhambra HS 56-41. The JV team matched their victory.

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Fridays individual standouts…

Boys basketball

Matt Thomas lit up the scoreboard with 26 points with 4 3-pointers and added 4 assists. Buster Souza dominated the boards with 19 points and added 9 rebounds. Craig Anderson scored 10 points. Zach Kisner scored 8 points and had 8 assists and 5 rebounds.

Girls basketball

JulieAnne Martin scored 22 points with 2 3-pointers and had 4 assists, 4 steals. Marie Paladino scored 14 points with 4 3-pointers.

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NCS Soccer Playoffs…

The boys are the #1 seed in the NCS soccer playoffs and will host Piedmont HS Wednesday at 7:00.
The girls are the #10 seed in the NCS soccer playoffs and will play at Ygnacio Valley HS Wednesday at 7:00.

R. Takahashi

Feb 8 – Wrestling Taken Down, Basketball against Alhambra today

In Thursdays action…

The wrestling team was defeated by Dougherty Valley HS. Will Timkin, Andrew Nakahara, Jack Hood and Alan Zuniga won their matches.

In Fridays action…

The basketball teams play Alhambra HS.
At Acalanes HS, JV boys play at 4:00, varsity boys at 5:30 and varsity girls at 7:00.
At Alhambra HS, JV girls play at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.
The freshman boys soccer team hosts Clayton Valley HS at 6:15.

In Saturdays action…

The freshman girls soccer team plays at Las Lomas HS at 2:00.

R. Takahashi

Feb 7 – Boys Soccer DFAL Champs, Girls Play to Tie, Wrestling Tonight

In yesterdays action…

Boys soccer DFAL Champs

completed a phenomenal season defeating Alhambra HS 2-0 and are ready to lead the charge into the NCS playoffs next week. They finish as DFAL Champions at 10-0-2, and boast an overall record of 20-0-3.

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Girls soccer

played outstanding in a 1-1 tie with Alhambra HS. The JV team was the 2-0 victor.

In todays action…

The wrestling team has a meet at Dougherty Valley HS at 6:00.

Yesterdays individual standouts…

Boys soccer

Dan Glascock and Mark Helfrich each scored 1 goal. Luc VanOss and Ben Croze each had 1 assist. Eric Rogstad was named “Man of the Match.”

R. Takahashi

Feb 4 – Dons Mens Soccer Celebrates Senior Night With a Win Over Hayward

Acalanes 2, Hayward 1

On a lovely calm evening when 15 graduating seniors were honored, it seemed fitting the star of the night was each of those graduating seniors as they presented beautiful flowers to their Moms. Interestingly, Coach Paul stated in his time at school, his parents attended just 3 of his events while many of our HS Varsity boys parents might count 3 times they missed games or events over a 10 year period of traveling soccer and many school functions. Has the world of parenting changed so much since us parents were in school? We can only assume so.

After a beautifully sung national anthem, our graduates took to the field against an excellent and tough tackling Hayward team. Both teams took off their gloves for this one and played 80 minutes of tough soccer with a tremendous commitment into the tackle while also exhibiting quality and pleasing on the eye possession soccer.

Acalanes started strong, playing in Hayward’s half in the opening spell. On one of Hayward’s rare early commitments forward, a stray pass by Acalanes found Hayward’s impressive, Catalino Gomez, in space at the edge of the Don’s goal area, realizing his fortune he sent a lobbed shot over the unprotected Acalanes goalie, Eric Rogstad, for a fine virtuoso goal and a 1-0 lead. Acalanes responded well with some fine play and several dangerous shots leading up to a terrific 18th minute, Nick Lee, low cross to Danny Glascock who wasted no time burying the ball inside the far post with the outside of his foot.

Tied at 1-1, the game progressed with end-to-end play to delight the crowd. As the first half clock ticked down, Acalanes were getting the best looks on goal and with winger Ben Croze displaying some of his best individual dribbling skills down the flanks. Hayward, though still very much in the game, were starting to get run ragged as their defense were drawn to Croze leaving space open for the Don’s to exploit.

Halftime 1-1

The second half started as the first ended and just two minutes in a Ben Croze corner was met perfectly by Danny Glascock who’s side footed half volley found the net from 8 yards out, 2-1 Dons.

For the remainder of the game the Don’s pushed forward as Hayward tired and shots from Ben Croze, Stuart Lee, Nick Lee, Max Mirner, Lenny Adkerson and Danny Glascock kept Hayward on the back foot. Hayward did manage a couple of highlights themselves with their own fine dribblers and play makers creating occasional havoc, though most of their fine play was broken up by the Don’s defense with Graham Lindgren quick into the tackle and Patrick Lundgren, James Lande and Nick Warren all making it difficult for Hayward’s forwards to get into the game. Strong performance by the Don’s against a very good Hayward side.

Halftime, 1-1. Scoring: Acalanes, D. Glascock (N. Lee) 18:00, D. Glascock (Croze) 43:00
Hayward, C. Gomez 7:00. Saves E. Rogstad (Acalanes) 1, J.Vazquez (Hayward) 5.
Overall Records: Acalanes 20-0-3, Hayward 12-3-3.

Acalanes remain unbeaten with a record of 20 wins, 3 ties and 0 losses!
Next up, Acalanes away at Alhambra, Wednesday, Feb 6 at 6:15 K/O (come on out and support the Don’s, this is the final game of the league season before the playoffs commence, Feb 13)

Photos: David Lee
Barry Allan Lee * Man on the Beat

Feb 5 – Acalanes Soccer Rolls On with Big Wins, Mixed Results in Basketball

In yesterdays action…

The boys soccer team is phenomenal.

Down 1-0 early they rallied to defeat Hayward HS 2-1 to raise their overall record to 19-0-3. Dan Glascock scored both goals and was named “Man of the Match.” Nick Lee and Ben Croze each had 1 assist. The JV team notched a 2-0 victory.

Girls Soccer

was clicking on all cylinders in a 5-0 victory over Berean Christian HS.

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Boys Basketball

was defeated by Dougherty Valley HS. The JV and freshman teams fared no better.

Varsity Girls Basketball

edged out Dougherty Valley and the JV team was a big winner.

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R. Takahashi

Feb 1 – Soccer Dons Roll Over Dublin 2-0

Acalanes 2, Dublin 0
Halftime 1-0. Scoring; Acalanes, Croze (Glascock) 19:00, Lindgren (Croze) 45:00. Saves, Rogstad 2 (Acalanes), Totaro 5 (Dublin). Records; Acalanes 9-0-2. Dublin 5-5-0

Solid defending and a fine late goalie save by Acalanes kept the Don’s rolling as they dominated a defiant Dublin in front of a large and ever growing Acalanes home fan base. Unbeaten and top of the league all the pressure was on the Don’s who started quickly playing the game in Dublin’s half in an opening spell that could have produced a goal or two for the Don’s as they whizzed shots on target or not far away. Dublin had decent moments too early on as they broke well from the half way line to give the Don’s something to think about however the Don’s defensive pace in both Nick Warren and James Lande was used to great effect in breaking up Dublin’s efforts.

On 12 minutes a Don’s incoming wing cross was met beautifully by Max Mirner, who’s well timed audacious overhead kick went just wide as Dublin breathed a sigh of relief. On 19 minutes Dan Glascock rolled a neat set-up pass to Ben Croze’s feet and the 2nd highest rated player in the DFAL showed his class in bending a 20 yarder around the goalie and just inside the far post to give the Don’s a deserved lead. On 29 minutes a Stuart Lee corner directed to the far post was met perfectly by a powerful Graham Lindgren header but Dublin’s goalie, Andrew Totaro, made a terrific point blank save. On 38 minutes Dublin scored themselves only to see the linesman rule it offside, a rare opportunity for Dublin as the first half closed in with the Don’s well in charge but with only a single goal to show for their efforts that included 9 shots and so many corner kicks.

Halftime Acalanes 1, Dublin 0.

The Don’s started the 2nd half as they did the first taking the game to Dublin. Just a few minutes in a right wing dead ball kick by Ben Croze was met by a surging Graham Lindgren who directed the ball goal bound for the Don’s second and much deserved 2-0 lead. On 58 minutes a through ball from Dan Glascock found flying winger Ben Croze who’s cross was met perfectly by Nick Lee, only to see his powerful shot fly over the cross bar. In the final moments of the game Dublin had a moment themselves as a square pass found their forward who ripped a powerful shot on goal only to see Don’s goalie, Eric Rogstad, who’d had little to do for 79 minutes, break into action with a tremendous leaping save to deny Dublin. Special mention to the Don’s bench who’s players came in and did the business.


Next Up, Acalanes home to Hayward this Monday, Feb 4, kick off 6:15 PM

This is the Don’s soccer Varsity men’s senior night. Festivities start at 5:50 PM. come help us honor our 15 outstanding seniors. Senior parents please arrive by 5:45 PM

Photos: David Lee
Barry Allan Lee * Man on the Beat

Jan 30 – Acalanes Dons Squeak By Dougherty Valley to Stay Undefeated in Boys Soccer

The Acalanes men’s soccer team escaped with a 1-0 win over Dougherty Valley on Wednesday night in San Ramon.  The Dougherty Valley goalkeeper was in top form, stopping a number of great Acalanes scoring chances. It was not until the 64th minute that Acalanes was able to take the lead.

In a scramble in front of the Dougherty Valley net a Dan Glascock shot was blocked but Max Mirner grabbed the rebound to score the game’s only goal.

The Dons needed to play tough team defense against a plucky Dougherty Valley team all the way to the final whistle. Luke Van Oss was named Man of the Match for his excellent defensive effort.  The Soccer Dons host Dublin on Friday night at 6:15 pm. The Dons also have their final regular season home game on Monday night against Hayward.  The Monday night game is Senior Night.


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Jeff Lindgren

Feb 1 – Acalanes matches up with Miramonte tonight in basketball, Soccer plays Dublin

In Thursdays action…

The wrestling team was defeated by Dublin HS. Vincente Rodriguez and Andrew Nakahara won their matches.

In Fridays action…

The basketball teams plays Miramonte HS.
At Miramonte HS, JV boys play at 4:00, varsity boys at 5:30 and varsity girls at 7:00.
At Acalanes HS, JV girls play at 4:00 and freshman boys play at 5:30.

The soccer teams play Dublin HS. Boys are home and girls away. JV plays at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

The wrestling team competes in the Mission San Jose Invitational.

In Saturdays action…

The wrestling team competes in the Mission San Jose Invitational.

The freshman girls soccer team plays at Berkeley HS at 2:00.

R. Takahashi

Jan 31 – Basketball and Soccer Results

In yesterdays action…

The boys soccer team continues to roll defeating Dougherty Valley HS 1-0 to raise their DFAL record to 8-0-2 and their overall record to 17-0-3.  The JV team played to a draw at 0-0.
The girls soccer team ended in a tie with Dougherty Valley HS 0-0. The JV team lost a close 2-1 game.
The girls basketball team was defeated by Dublin HS. The JV team was victorious.
The boys basketball team was defeated by Dublin HS. The JV team suffered the same fate.

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In todays action…

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The wrestling team has a meet against Dublin HS at Alhambra HS at 7:00.
The freshman boys soccer team hosts San Ramon Valley HS at 6:00.

Yesterdays individual standouts…

Boys soccer –

Max Mirner scored the lone goal assisted by Dan Glascock. Luc VanOss was named “Man of the Match.”

Girls soccer –

Brooke Balfrey had 9 saves.

Girls basketball –

JulieAnn Martin scored 18 points and Calen O’Neill 10 points.

R. Takahashi

Dons Mens Soccer Senior Night

Monday, February 4 is Men’s Varsity Soccer Senior Night!

Please come out to honor our 15 awesome Seniors!
Stay for the game!  Watch some great soccer and see why the Don’s are undefeated!
Festivities start at 5:50

seniors

Jan 28 – Soccer Dons Trample the Northgate Broncos 4-0

Avenging a frustrating tie against Miramonte on Friday, the Acalanes boys soccer team dominated Northgate in a 4-0 win on Monday night.  The game was not as close as the score suggested and the Dons pressed the attack as soon as the game started.  On three minutes Dan Glascock headed a long throw into the penalty area from Graham Lindgren to Max Mirner, who slotted it home for a 1-0 lead.

Not satisfied, the Dons immediately pressured Northgate’s net after the ensuing kick-off with Ben Croze, who was a threat all night, having a goal called back on an offsides call that had the home side fans scratching their heads.  On 20 minutes Acalanes made it 2-0 when Dan Glascock headed in another Graham Lindgren long throw in. The half continued with Acalanes having a majority of the possession.  The Dons were creative with their passing combinations and runs, constantly finding space down the wings.   The back four of Nick Warren, James Lande, Patrick Lundgren and Graham Lindgren also limited Northgate to only two shots on Eric Rogstad, which he handled with ease.  The teams went into intermission with Acalanes unable to extend its 2-0 lead.

The Dons picked up the second half right where they left off the first.  Sustained pressure on offense and tough defense from all of the Dons were the hallmarks of the night.  Northgate had trouble maintaining any possession as there was always an Acalanes player coming in with a well timed tackle or anticipating a play to intercept a pass.    In the 62nd minute Dan Glascock collected the ball near midfield and on a run right outside the box unleashed a laser shot that hit the cross bar and bounced.

Conrad Halverson demonstrated great poacher’s instincts by following the shot and putting the rebound in for a 3-0 Acalanes lead.  Acalanes finished its scoring in the 77th minute when Kaj Simonsen made a brilliant run down the right wing and put a perfect cross into the box which Zac Kramer one-timed powerfully into the net.  It was a great way to finish what was an excellent game for Acalanes.  All the boys played well and contributed to the victory.

Next up for Acalanes is Dougherty Valley on Wednesday night at 6:15.  

Photos: David Lee
Jeff Lindgren

Jan 28 – Acalanes Basketball and Soccer Results

In yesterdays action…

The boys soccer team was sparkling in a 4-0 defeat of Northgate HS to remain undefeated at 16-0-3. The girls soccer team shutout St. Patrick’s HS 2-0. The girls basketball team pulled out a nail-biter by defeating Las Lomas HS 47-43. The JV team won in a landslide. The boys basketball team dropped a close game to Las Lomas HS. The JV and freshman teams also suffered in defeat.

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In todays action…

The freshman boys soccer team plays at Clayton Valley Charter HS at 3:30.

Yesterdays individual standouts…

Boys soccer

 – Dan Glascock scored 1 goal, had 1 assist and was named “Man of the Match.” Max Mirner, Conrad Halverson and Zach Kramer each scored 1 goal. Graham Lindgren and Kai Simonsen each had an assist.

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Girls basketball –

It was freshman night to shine. JulieAnn Martin scored 16 points, had 14 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals. Julia Lyons scored 12 points, and had 3 rebounds and 2 steals. Taylor Jones had 9 rebounds and 6 blocked shots. Senior Grace Francis added 8 rebounds.

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R. Takahashi

Jan 25 – Acalanes Boys Soccer Dons tie Miramonte

The Acalanes boys soccer team tied Miramonte 0-0 on Friday night in a tense affair. The Dons started slowly, which gave Miramonte added confidence. The majority of the first half was played in the middle third of the field, with neither team able to sustain an attack. Miramonte did pose a counterattacking threat though, and on two occasions goalkeeper Eric Rogstad was required to make spectacular saves to keep Miramonte at bay.

The Acalanes boys came out in the second half with renewed energy and determination. Acalanes’ direct attacking style started to pay off as Acalanes was able to put the Miramonte defense under constant pressure.  The midfield of Dan GlascockMax Mirner and Mark Helfrich was industrious and helped Acalanes maintain possession throughout the half. Ben Croze repeatedly tested the Miramonte keeper with a variety of shots. Dan GlascockLuke Van OssGraham Lindgren and Stuart Lee all went close as well. Unfortunately, none of these shots found the back of the net.  On the defensive end, Acalanes’ back four neutralized the Miramonte attack such that Miramonte did not register a single shot on goal in the second half.

The final minutes of the game were nervy as Acalanes repeatedly pressed for a goal, but it was not to be. While the Dons maintained their undefeated season record, there were clearly disappointed that they did not convert any of their many chances. Acalanes next faces a tough Northgate side on Monday, January 28 at 6:00 p.m.

Photos: David Lee
Jeff Lindgren

Jan 26 – Acalanes Dons Basketball Victorious

In Fridays action…

The boys basketball team defeated Alhambra HS 60-45. The JV team lost a close game.

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The girls basketball team defeated Alhambra HS 41-39 in a thriller. The JV team won soundly.

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The boys soccer team played to a 0-0 draw with Miramonte HS.
The girls soccer team battled with Miramonte HS only to come up short.

In Mondays action…

The basketball teams play Las Lomas HS. At Acalanes HS, JV girls play at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30 and varsity boys at 7:00. At Las Lomas HS, JV boys play at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30. The freshman girls basketball team plays at Carondelet at 7:00.
The boys soccer team hosts Northgate HS.  JV plays at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

Fridays individual standouts…

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Boys basketball

Buster Souza dominated the boards with 21 points and 9 rebounds. Eric Thomas scored 11 points. Matt Thomas scored 8 points and had 7 assists.

Girls basketball

Marie Paladino scored 10 points, with 2 3-pointers. Jamie Jacobs scored 9 points, with 2 3-pointers.

R.Takahashi

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Jan 24 – Acalanes Girls Soccer Dons shutout Redwood Christian

In yesterdays action…

The girls soccer team shutout Redwood Christian HS 3-0. Katherine Tottle scored 2 goals, Lexi Silva scored 1 goal and Kaitlyn McGee had 1 assist.

In todays action…

The freshman boys soccer team hosts De La Salle HS at 6:00.
The wrestling match against Dublin HS has been changed to tomorrow at Acalanes HS at 6:00.

R. Takahashi

Jan 22 – Tuesday Sports

In Thursdays action…

The wrestling team out-grappled Alhambra HS only to come up short 36-29.

In Fridays action…

The boys soccer team defeated Las Lomas HS 4-1 to raise their DFAL record to 7-0-1. The JV team was also the victors 2-0.
The girls soccer team fell to Las Lomas HS. The JV team suffered likewise.

In Saturdays action…

The boys soccer team waged an incredible battle with San Ramon Valley HS and came out on top with a late goal that gave them a 3-2 victory, which raises their overall record to 15-0-2.  The JV team won 1-0.
The boys basketball team was defeated by Liberty HS.

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In Tuesdays action…

The basketball teams play Campolindo HS. At Campolindo HS, the JV girls play at 4:00, the varsity girls at 5:30 and the varsity boys at 7:00. At Acalanes HS, the JV boys play at 4:00 and the freshman boys at 5:30.

Individual standouts…

Wrestling.

Vincente Rodriguez, Chris Fulton, Brian Lilienstein, Sam Ridge, Andrew Nakahara and Alan Zuniga won their matches.

Boys soccer.

Against Las Lomas HS, Dan Glascock scored 1 goal and had 1 assist, Lenny Adkerson, Luc Chan and Nick Lee each scored 1 goal, Ben Croze, Ian Franklin and Graham Lindgren each had 1 assist, and Max Mirner was named “Man of the Match.”  Against San Ramon Valley HS, Mark Helfrich scored 2 goals, Ben Croze scored 1 goal and had 1 assist, and Graham Lindgren had 2 assists and was named “Man of the Match.”

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R. Takahashi

Jan 19 – Dons Prove Their Worth by Defeating Division 1 San Ramon Valley

Acalanes 3, San Ramon 2
Halftime: Acalanes 2-1. Scoring: Acalanes, M. Helfrich 2:00, M. Helfrich (Lindgren) 31:00, B. Croze (M. Mirner) 79:00.
San Ramon, Jake Wood 39:00, Chris Scatterday 42;00.
League records: Acalanes 7-0-1, San Ramon 4-2-1

Superb game of soccer!  What could be better than two excellent teams giving it their best. Great skills and athletics all over the park, killer goals, near misses, contentious fouls and diving saves, all creating a playoff type atmosphere that excited the crowd from beginning to end. Literally to the end as Acalanes netted the winner in great style in the very last minute of regular time!

The Don’s started quickly as Mark Helfrich scored a beauty after just two minutes. Gathering the ball about 40 yards out he moved quickly with the ball at his feet, evading players along the way before unleashing a powerful shot that kissed both the San Ramon goalie’s fingertips and his goal post on it’s flight into the back of net. Both teams went end to end in their efforts to score but few real chances were created as both teams defended very well. Acalanes grew as the first half progressed and were indeed the better side in the half, leading to another goal of beauty as Graham Lindgren threaded a pass down field to Mark Helfrich’s feet, where again, he took off at great speed only slowing slightly to pick a spot to rifle another powerhouse of a shot into the back of the old onion bag, 2-0 Acalanes. The home crowd went hysterical in support of their Don’s who were deserving of their lead, which, looked like it might hold until half time. Unfortunately, San Ramon scored a goal of their own just a minute before the halftime whistle as their right winger squared a ball into the Don’s goal area for a close range tap in.

Halftime 2-1.

Just 2 minutes into the second half a long range high shot by San Ramon hit the underside of the Don’s crossbar and deflected down into goalie, Eric Rogstad’s hands. While it looked like a save the ref referred to the linesman who confirmed the ball had indeed crossed the line and a goal was given. Now tied after being down 2-0, San Ramon went on to play with great enthusiasm. If the Don’s were the better side in the first half, San Ramon were the better side in the second.  That said, Acalanes held firm and gave away very few chances to score while still creating their own as the match continued from end to end making for a very exciting game. Going into the final minutes it looked like a tie might be a fair result.

However, in the final minute of regular time, Max Mirner picked up the ball 35 yards out, slipped a nice through pass to the feet of Ben Croze at the edge of the goal area, Croze, dropped a shoulder which was enough to move a defender out of his path to goal before sending a killer low shot to the far post beating the goalie and sending the home crowd into ecstasy. With just a few minutes of injury time remaining, San Ramon threw everything but the kitchen sink at the Don’s, the Don’s defended in manly fashion and Eric Rogstad put on a late show of outstanding saves including a full stretch dive to deny San Ramon in the final seconds. Wonderful game to watch and when considering San Ramon are a div 1 school with many more students than Acalanes to choose from, this was a special win for the Don’s who maintain their unbeaten record, now at 16-0-2.

Next up, Acalanes home to Miramonte, Friday Jan 25 at 6:15 PM

Photos: David Lee
Barry Allan Lee * Man on the Beat

Jan 19 – Acalanes 3, San Ramon 2

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Jan 18 – Acalanes 4, Las Lomas 1

After a scrappy first 60 minutes of play where Las Lomas hung around and wouldn’t go away while maintaining a 1-1 score, and the possibility of earning a tie against unbeaten, top of the league Acalanes. All that changed just after the hour mark as Acalanes started to exert their obvious superiority, putting Las Lomas under much pressure and scoring 3 unanswered goals in the final 15 minutes.
The game started well for Acalanes scoring after just 6 minutes when Lenny Adkerson found the net off a Dan Glascock assist. After which the Don’s fell into a long period of failing to connect their passes, shooting from impossible angles or distances, all of which allowed Las Lomas more time on the ball and a chance to build some confidence.
Remember, the Don’s are top of the league, Las Lomas bottom.  On 23 minutes, Las Lomas scored a fine goal, winger, Stevie Muraoka, raced down the right wing and put in a lovely cross, the ball bounced around the Don’s goal area before being fired off the post, bouncing back into play and landing at the feet of Ryan Moeller, who fired into the Don’s net from 12 yards leaving goalie Eric Rogstad no chance.
Halftime: Acalanes 1, Las Lomas 1.
The second half started much as the first with the Don’s in need of finding their passing game. Las Lomas were still in the game and using some fine wing play created a good chance on goal only to be thwarted by a full stretched diving save by Eric Rogstad.  The Don’s clearly needed to up their game and that they did at around the hour mark when they started to connect on their passes and create chances.  On 65 minutes the Don’s Ben Croze dribbled past a couple of defenders before a third fouled him from behind for a penalty.  Dan Glascock calmly strode up to the ball and right footed a low shot into the corner giving the Las Lomas goalie no chance.  Just minutes later, Nick Lee scored a fine goal after a deflected ball found it’s way to his appreciative right foot. On 79 minutes the Don’s scored a very nice goal created and finished by three younger Don’s players who often come off the bench to help. Initially sophomore Wilson Hall won a free kick, the ball found it’s way to freshman Ian Franklin, who sent in a terrific right wing cross which was met perfectly by sophomore Lucien Chan, who fired home expertly from 15 yards.
By game’s end the Don’s had found their game and exerted their obvious difference in quality. The only mark on the game was to see the Don’s sturdy defender Malaak Hamzeh leave the park with an knee injury. Hopefully Malaak can recover in time to join his team mates this season. Hamzeh, along with the Don’s back line, have been a powerful tool for Don’s coach Paul Curtis in repelling the opposing teams best strikers.
Next up, Acalanes home to San Ramon, this afternoon, Saturday, Jan 19 at 6:00 PM.  
Photos: David Lee
Barry Allan Lee * Man on the Beat

Jan 18 – Friday (after Finals) Sports

In Thursdays action…
The wrestling team out-grappled Alhambra HS only to come up short 36-29. Vincente Rodriguez, Chris Fulton, Brian Lilienstein, Sam Ridge, Andrew Nakahara and Alan Zuniga won their matches.

In Fridays action…
The soccer teams plays Las Lomas HS.  Boys are home and girls are away.  JV plays at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.
The freshman girls basketball team plays at Grant HS in Sacramento at 4:00.

In Saturdays action…
The boys basketball team plays Liberty HS at Piedmont HS at 1:30.
The freshman girls basketball team hosts Sonoma Valley HS at 4:00.
The boys soccer team hosts San Ramon Valley HS.  JV plays at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.
The freshman boys soccer team plays at Dublin HS at 12:00.
The freshman girls soccer team hosts Berkeley HS at 9:00.
The wrestling team competes in the Dublin Invitational.

R. Takahashi

Jan 14 – Saturday Sports Results

In Saturdays action…
The boys soccer team tied Ygnacio Valley HS 1-1. Max Mirner scored a goal assisted by Nick Warren. Eric Rogstad had 7 saves.

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Highlights of Dons vs. Dougherty Valley game Friday (Video by Gint Federas)

Jan 12 – Dons Soccer remain undefeated!

Acalanes 1, Ygnacio Valley 1
Halftime: 1-1
Scoring: Ygnacio Valley, M. Mendez (E. Damian) 29:00; Acalanes, M. Mirner (N. Warren) 35:00
Saves B. Rodriguez (Ygnacio Valley) 6, E. Rogstad (Acalanes) 6.
League records: Acalanes 6-0-1, Ygnacio Valley 5-0.

In short, that was the best high school soccer match I’ve ever seen!
With such quality in both team’s midfield engine room, we might have expected something special and from the first minute to the last, indeed this was a very special game which flowed beautifully and seamlessly from one end of the park to the other, exciting the fans as the game swayed back and forth!

This non-league game started on fire and only became hotter and hotter culminating in a final breathtaking 7 minutes that was all Acalanes pushing for the winner while YV defended like their lives depended on it. Such was the level of commitment both teams put into this great match.

 

Max Mirner high above the Ygnacio Valley defense

Max Mirner high above the Ygnacio Valley defense

 

A few special mentions, firstly to Dan Glascock and Max Mirner in midfield who worked tirelessly to contain YV’s talented midfield and to finally overhaul them in the final stages of the game.  To the Don’s defense and goalie, for keeping YV at bay and including Luc Van Oss, for his manly defensive job in keeping YV’s big striker, Jonathan Ayala, quiet.

Ben Croze eluding Ygnacio Valley defenders

Ben Croze eluding Ygnacio Valley defenders

And to winger, Ben Croze, who was always a threat with his mesmerizing runs down the flanks and who almost netted a winner late on. Very well done to all the Don’s soccer players, their coach and fans too for a wonderful,atmospheric evening of exciting soccer.

Next up, Acalanes at home to Las Lomas, Friday, Jan 18 at 6:15 PM. 

Barry Allan Lee * Man on the Beat

Photos by David Lee

Jan 11 – Acalanes Dons and Campo play to a draw

Acalanes 0, Campolindo 0

Whoever said soccer is boring because of the lack of scoring surely never attended a goalless Acalanes v Campolindo match! I’m sure the fans in attendance at this local derby were totally satisfied with the exciting soccer on show by both teams. From start to finish this was a toe-to-toe drag ’em out battle of total commitment. The game had everything from crunching tackles to great finesse and included just about everything to excite, except goals of course.

The first 20 minutes was an end-to-end open game, which, like much of this game saw nice buildup play by both teams, only for that nice play to fall apart in the final third as both team’s defenses dominated on the night, preventing but a few meaningful chances on goal.  After the 20 minute mark Acalanes tipped the balance and started to play that little bit more in Campo’s half, a scenario that maintained until the final whistle. That build up play by Acalanes was some of the best soccer we’ve witnessed all season. Starting with goalie Eric Rogstad’s excellent kicking and distribution, to the Don’s back line’s fine distribution either wide or central. When central Acalanes are blessed with two of the best players in the league in creative and busy, Dan Glascock and Max Mirner, who, for their part distributed the ball further forward only for the eventual break down in the final third where Campo defended very well.

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The same could be said in reverse as the Acalanes excellent back line of Nick Warren, Graham Lindgren, Malaak Hamzeh, Patrick Lundgren and James Lande, broke up almost everything Campo could throw at them. The one time Campo did put a powerful shot on goal, there was Eric Rogstad with a full stretch diving save to put the ball around the post. The tackles, the saves, the possession and commitment from both teams all making for a wonderful night of entertaining and quality soccer.

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Next up, Acalanes home to Ygnacio Valley, Saturday, Jan 12 at 6 PM.

Barry Allan Lee * Man on the Beat

Photos by David Lee

Jan 12 – Friday’s Sports Results

In Fridays action…
The boys basketball team pulled off a thrilling win over Dougherty Valley HS 53-51.  The JV team also won, but the freshman team did not.

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The girls basketball team played very well in a 55-49 defeat to Dougherty Valley HS.  The JV team was an overwhelming winner.

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The boys soccer team battled Campolindo HS to a 0-0 tie.

The girls soccer team was defeated by Campolindo HS.  The JV team narrowly lost 2-1.

Fridays individual standouts…
Boys basketball – Matt Thomas scored 19 points and had 10 rebounds. Eric Thomas scored 11 points. Craig Anderson scored 7 points and had 7 rebounds.

Girls basketball – Jamie Jacobs scored 14 points.

Girls soccer – Becca Bostwick scored a goal assisted by Emma Starr. Brooke Balfrey had 11 saves.

R. Takahashi

Jan 11 – Friday Sports

In Thursdays action…
The wrestling team was narrowly defeated by Miramonte HS. Brian Lilienstein, Sam Ridge, Andrew Nakahara, Aaron Arman, Jack Connolly and Alan Zuniga won their matches.

In Fridays action…
The basketball teams play Dougherty Valley HS.  At Acalanes HS, JV girls plays at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30 and varsity boys at 7:00.  At Dougherty Valley HS, JV boys play at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.

The soccer teams have the BIG SHOWDOWN with Campolindo HS.  The girls are home and boys are away.  JV plays at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

In Saturdays action…
The boys soccer team has a rematch with Ygnacio Valley HS.  The Dons won the first meeting 1-0 to give the Warriors their only defeat so far this season.  JV plays at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.

The freshman boys soccer team hosts Berkeley HS at 10:00.

The freshman girls soccer team plays at Deer Valley HS at 9:00.

The freshman girls basketball team hosts Alameda HS at 4:00.

The wrestling team completes in the Joe Camillari frosh-soph & JV tournament at Granada HS.

R. Takahashi

A Win is a Win…Dons Varsity Soccer Goes to 13-0!

Acalanes 3, Clayton Valley 0

Halftime: 0-0. Scoring: Acalanes, L. Van Oss (M. Mirner) 58:00, Ben Croze (76:00), M. Butler 78:00. Saves Rogstad (Acalanes) 0, Clayton Valley 7.

On a calm and cool evening at Acalanes, Clayton Valley provided an interesting test for the Don’s.  Clayton played with a very well organized defense that played their back line high up close to the halfway line whenever possible, a different look than we’ve seen so far this season.  For 57 minutes it worked, keeping the Don’s off the score sheet until Luc Van Oss sent a looping header over Clayton’s goalie for the Don’s first score.

Luc Van Oss heading for goal...

Luc Van Oss heading for goal…

It looked like the game would end 1-0 until a fine 76 minute strike by Ben Croze, followed by Mitch Butler’s 78 minute tap in.

Stuart Lee fighting for the ball...

Stuart Lee fighting for the ball…

While a Don’s 3-0 victory sounds about right when considering how they hard worked, this score line actually does not reflect what happened on the night. From the first minute to the last, that high-up-the-park defense of Clayton Valley’s invited a barrage of shots and breakaways (leading to shots) that excited the home crowd like only a Don’s v Campo match can.  In total there was an astounding 23 Don’s shots on goal or at least intended for the goal.  While Clayton’s halfway line defense invited exciting breakaways, it also invited the offside rule, catching the Don’s off side no fewer than 15 times which further excited the home fans as it was apparent not all agreed with all 15 calls!

An 8-0 victory for the Don’s wouldn’t have looked out of place. Interestingly, Clayton Valley gave an insight into the many different ways to play defense.  The Don’s eventually overcame the condensed field of play created by that high defense by keeping their cool and shape.  That was a great lesson in patience, rather than becoming frustrated at not scoring for 57 minutes, the Don’s allowed time to run it’s course and as we all know, in time cream will rise to the top!

Next up, Acalanes at Campolindo!!!  This Friday, January 11 at 6:15 PM, see you there.  

Barry Allan Lee, Man on the Beat

Photos by David Lee

Jan 9 – Wednesday Sports

In yesterdays action…
The boys soccer team grounded the Clayton Valley HS Eagles 3-0 to raise their overall record to 13-0.  Ben Croze scored 1 goal and had 1 assist.  Luc VanOss and Mitch Butler each scored 1 goal.  Max Mirner and Dan Glascock each had 1 assist.  James Lande was named “Man of the Match.”

“Eagles ‘Take it to the limit’ with the Dons who deliver another ‘Heartache Tonight’ for a 3-0 win.” – Paul Curtis

In todays action…
The basketball teams play Miramonte HS.
At Acalanes HS, the JV girls play at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30 and varsity boys at 7:00.
At Miramonte HS, the JV boys play at 4:00 and freshmen boys at 5:30.

R. Takahashi

Jan 8 – Tuesday Sports

In yesterdays action…
The boys basketball team was defeated by Dublin HS. Eric Thomas scored 17 points and Buster Souza scored 13 points. The JV and freshman teams did not fare any better.

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The girls basketball team was defeated by Dublin HS.

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In todays action…
The boys soccer team hosts Clayton Valley HS. JV plays at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

Acalanes Sports during Winter Break

The Winter sports were very busy during the break.

Boys basketball
The varsity team was defeated by Sir Francis Drake HS. The JV and freshman teams fared no better.
The varsity team defeated Piner HS and Santa Rosa HS to set up the championship game with 10-1 Cardinal Newman HS at the Sonoma County Classic at Piner HS. The boys played very well to defeat the Cardinals 57-55 to claim the tournament championship. Buster Souza was the Tournament MVP and Matt Thomas was an All-Tournament selection.
The JV team won the Ferreboeff Memorial Invitational at San Marin HS.

Girls basketball
The varsity team defeated Fairfield HS in the first round of the West Coast Jamboree at Bentley HS, but lost close games to Eureka HS and Washington HS of San Francisco.

Boys soccer
Friday before the break began, the varsity team completed the first half of the DFAL season with an unblemished 6-0 record by defeating Alhambra HS 3-1. They obliterated College Park HS 5-0 to raise their overall record to 12-0.

Girls soccer
Before the Winter break, the varsity team was edged out by Alhambra HS 1-0.  During the Tri-Valley Invitational, they came alive with victories over Mission San Jose HS, Albany HS and Irvington HS by an aggregate score of 13-3, with 2-1 loss to Ygnacio Valley HS to raise their overall record to 6-5-1.

R. Takahashi

Dons Varsity Boys Soccer Continues to Roll…

Acalanes 5, College Park 0

After opening the first 22 minutes in sluggish, post Christmas mode, the balance of this non-league match was played at a high tempo with Acalanes looking just as they did before the holiday break, strong at the back, energetic and creative in the middle, excellent in their finishing, and mostly playing in a well organized fashion and with a strong competitive spirit.  All of which is making this years Don’s varsity soccer team truly hard to score on, let alone beat.

After 23 minutes the Don’s first goal came down the right wing, an accurately sent cross from senior Ben Croze, was met perfectly at the far post by senior Luc Van Oss, for headed tap-in.

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Photo: David Lee

Just 2 minutes later, senior Stuart Lee, spilt College Park’s defense with a perfectly weighted diagonal pass from the middle of the park down the left wing, Luc Van Oss ran onto the pass before sending a lovely cross into the goal area for junior Mark Helfrich to score with a shot high into the net from close range.

Just another 3 minutes later, Mark Helfrich wide left, sent an accurate pass to the far post for a surging senior Stuart Lee, to finish well at the far post from 5 yards.

Halftime, 3-0.

The second half action didn’t take long to excite the Don’s fans who braved the cold and rain to cheer on their team.  Just a couple of minutes in, Mark Helfrich jumped onto a mistake by College Park’s defense by sprinting onto a misplaced pass and with only the goalie to beat, he sent a powerful low strike past the goalie from 20 yards for his second of the game.

College Park had their chances too and never gave up in this competitive match up, however with Acalanes ball winning midfield, speedy and stingy defense and safe handling keeper, Eric Rogstad, it was a tough day for College Park on their home turf.

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Photo: David Lee

 

The Don’s 5th and final goal came in the 75 minute, senior Nick Warren, sent a long free kick from the halfway line deep into College Park’s goal area, the ball was met perfectly by senior Danny Glascock, who stabbed the ball into the net from 8 yards out.  Terrific way to start the new year for the Don’s with a strong win enabled by a solid team performance!

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Photo: David Lee

The only negative was seeing senior Lenny Adkerson, leave the field after pulling up with what looked like a hamstring injury.  Here’s to a speedy recovery for the speedy winger.

Next up, Acalanes at home to Clayton Valley, Tuesday, January 8 at 6:15 PM.

Acalanes 5, College Park 0
Halftime: 3-0. Scoring; Acalanes, L. Van Oss (B. Croze) 23:00, M. Helfrich (L. Van Oss) 25:00, S. Lee (M. Helfrich) 28:00, M. Helfrich 43:00, D. Glascock (N. Warren) 75:00. Saves, Rogstad (Acalanes) 3,

S. Walker (College Park) 4. Records: Acalanes 6-0, College Park 2-2-1

Barry Allan Lee, Man on the Beat

Jan 7 – Monday Sports

In todays action…
The basketball teams open DFAL play against Dublin HS.
At Dublin HS.  JV girls play at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30 and varsity boys at 7:00.
At Acalanes HS.  JV boys play at 4:00 and freshman boys at 5:30.
The JV girls soccer team plays at Tennyson HS at 3:30.
The freshman boys soccer team plays at San Ramon Valley HS at 7:00.

R. Takahashi

Dec 26 – Christmas Sports Update

For those checking email during the winter break.

Friday, December 21…
The boys soccer team continues to roll defeating Alhambra HS 3-1 to finish the first half of the DFAL season at 6-0 with an overall record of 11-0.

The girls soccer team fell to Alhambra HS 1-0.  The JV team suffered the same fate.

Saturday, December 22…
The boys basketball team was defeated by Sir Francis Drake HS.  The JV and freshman teams did no better.

Congratulations…
Gabe Newman was named as an All-Bay Area Newsgroup 3rd team selection for football.

R. Takahashi

Dec 21 – Soccer Dons enter the Winter break undefeated!

Acalanes 3, Alhambra 1

Photo: David Lee

Acalanes boys varsity soccer continued their unbeaten streak Friday with a solid win against a plucky and contentious Alhambra.  Not to put the Don’s under any pressure by mentioning an unbeaten streak, but at 10-0 it must be said this is a very good Don’s team who are deserving of their success so far.  Alhambra haven’t won a game this season, which is hard to believe when considering how well they battled from the first minute to the last and in doing so made Acalanes work hard for their win.  This was a well fought game where both teams tackled like they meant it. It’s now apparent Acalanes are blessed with several truly hard young men who do not flinch in the tackle and fight for every ball.  Harness that toughness with a stingy defense and a wonderfully creative and workman like starting midfield, compromising of senior’s Dan Glascock and Ben Croze, junior’s Mark Helfrich and Max Mirner, and there we have the foundation for this season’s comprehensively good team which, this writer believes, can go all the way if only the boys own concentration levels don’t let them down (as we’ve seen more than once when allowing the few goals conceded so far, most of which were stoppable).

Photo: David Lee

The match started evenly but it didn’t take long for Acalanes to start dictating play without ever dominating.  On 16 minutes, senior, Graham Lindgren, used his long throw in to put the ball at the near post, Max Mirner met the ball with a powerful header which cannoned off the post to a grateful senior, Luc Van Oss, who finished well from close range.  Just seconds before the halftime whistle, Van Oss sent a hard low pass down the left wing for Helfrich to run onto, collecting the ball well and with only the goalie to beat, Helfrich picked his spot at the far post with a precise strike.

Halftime 2-0.

Just 2 minutes in, an Acalanes corner was knocked down by Alhambra. The ball wasn’t cleared inviting Helfrich to pounce and shoot home for his second on the night.  As the second half progressed Acalanes grew stronger in possession but with Alhambra harassing every pass and play, the going was never easy.   In the 75 minute Alhambra won a fortuitous penalty kick when an incoming ball bounced off freshman Ian Franklin’s body and onto his hand, likely this was ball to hand and not hand to ball but the ref gave it and Alhambra hit a fine unstoppable penalty kick into the corner of senior Eric Rogstad’s goal.  Rogstad, otherwise had little to do making 3 saves on the night as Alhambra’s forwards were kept quiet by the Don’s defense.

On a final note, Santa himself might be wishing for as much help from his trusty team of reindeers as the Don’s are getting every game from their trusty team of reserve players who come off the bench to add so much to their teams success.

Final Score 3-1 Dons

Next up, the Don’s at College Park, Saturday, January 5, at 3:00 PM

Barry Allan Lee

Sports Schedule over the Winter Break

December 24 – 29

Monday

Tuesday
Merry Christmas!

Wednesday
Girls basketball     Irvington JV Holiday Invitational.

Thursday
Boys basketball     Sonoma County Classic at Piner HS in Santa Rosa.
Boys basketball     Ferreboeff Memorial JV Tournament at San Marin HS.
Girls basketball     West Coast Jamboree against Fairfield HS at Bentley HS 6:30.
Girls basketball     Irvington JV Holiday Invitational.
Girls soccer           Tri-Valley Invitational at Mustang Soccer & Sycamore Valley.

Friday
Boys basketball     Sonoma County Classic at Piner HS in Santa Rosa.
Boys basketball     Ferreboeff Memorial JV Tournament at San Marin HS.
Girls basketball     West Coast Jamboree at Bentley HS.
Girls basketball     Irvington JV Holiday Invitational.
Girls soccer           Tri-Valley Invitational at Mustang Soccer & Sycamore Valley.

Saturday
Boys basketball     Sonoma County Classic at Piner HS in Santa Rosa.
Boys basketball     Ferreboeff Memorial JV Tournament at San Marin HS.
Girls basketball     West Coast Jamboree at Bentley HS.
Girls basketball     Irvington JV Holiday Invitational.
Girls soccer           Tri-Valley Invitational at Mustang Soccer & Sycamore Valley.

December 30 – January 5

Monday
New Year’s Eve

Tuesday
Happy New Year!

Wednesday

Thursday
Boys basketball     Host Stuart Hall HS.  Freshmen 11:00, jv 12:30.
Girls basketball     JV at St. Mary’s HS 7:00.
Girls basketball     Freshmen at St. Francis HS in Mountain View 4:30.

Friday
Girls basketball     Freshmen host Novato HS 3:30.

Saturday
Girls basketball     Freshmen host Sonoma Valley HS 4:00.
Boys soccer           At College Park HS.  JV 1:00, varsity 3:00.
Boys soccer           Freshmen host College Park HS 10:00.
Girls soccer           Freshmen at College Park HS 9:00.
Wrestling               Mat Classic at Granada HS.

Dec 21 – Friday and Weekend Sports

In Thursdays action…
The boys basketball team played very well against a good San Ramon Valley HS team in defeat.  The JV team also suffered a narrow defeat.

 

In Fridays action…
The soccer teams play Alhambra HS.  Boys are home and girls are away.  JV plays at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

The wrestling team competes in the Lou Bronzan Invitational at Liberty HS.

The freshman girls basketball team hosts Novato HS at 3:30.

In Saturdays action…
The boys basketball team hosts Sir Francis Drake HS.  Freshmen play at 4:00, JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

The wrestling team competes in the Lou Bronzan Invitational at Liberty HS.

The freshman girls soccer team hosts Las Lomas HS at 9:00 and plays at Dougherty Valley HS at 2:00.

R. Takahashi

Dec 20 – Dons steamroll Dublin in decisive 3-1 victory

Photo: David Lee

Acalanes coasted to an easy victory and remain unbeaten in league and cup play. Playing Dublin can often be rather contentious, not this evening as the Don’s relaxed after proving their superiority early in the match.
Halftime, 3-0.

Photo: David Lee

Acalanes took their foot off the pedal in the second half playing more than a few lazy passes to nowhere. Dublin scored themselves in the 69th minute giving them some hope as they rallied late on only to see most efforts into the Don’s goal area defended well by senior, Nick Warren and this season’s sturdy defense.

Photo: David Lee

Scoring: Acalanes, L. Adkerson (assist Helfrich) 8:00, K. Simonsen (assist Croze) 29:00, K. Simonsen (assist Rogstad) 33:00.
Dublin 69:00. Records;
Acalanes 5-0, Dublin 3-2.

Next up, Alhambra at Acalanes, this Friday, Dec. 21 at 6:15 PM.

Barry Allan Lee

Dec 20 – Thursday Sports

In yesterdays action…
The boys soccer team continues their DFAL dominance with a 3-1 victory over Dublin HS to remain undefeated in the DFAL at 5-0 and overall at 10-0.

The girls soccer team played very well, but the ball did not bounce in their favor in a 1-0 defeat to Dublin HS.

In todays action…
The boys basketball team hosts San Ramon Valley HS.  JV plays at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

The freshman girls basketball team plays at Napa HS at 6:30.

The wrestling team has a match at Las Lomas HS at 6:00.

Yesterdays individual standouts…
Boys soccer        Kai Simonsen scored 2 goals and was named “Man of the Match.” Lenny Adkerson scored 1 goal. Mark Helfrich, Ben Croze and Eric Rogstad each had 1 assist.

Girls soccer         Brooke Balfrey had 3 saves.

Congratulations…
Annie Marggraff was named as a first team All-Bay Area Newsgroup selection for girls cross country.

Ben Croze was a Bay Area Newsgroup Athlete of the Week honorable mention.  The article is in today’s Contra Costa Times.

R. Takahashi

Dec 19 – Wednesday Sports

In yesterdays action…
The boys basketball team was defeated by Hercules HS.

In todays action…
The soccer teams play Dublin HS.  The girls are home and the boys are away.  JV plays at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

The freshman boys soccer team plays at De La Salle HS at 6:00.

R. Takahashi

Dec 17 – Monday Sports

In Fridays action…
The boys soccer team continues to roll by shutting out Dougherty Valley HS 3-0 to raise their DFAL record to 4-0.

The girls soccer team records an overwhelming win over Dougherty Valley HS 4-1.

The girls basketball team falls to Ukiah HS in the semifinals of the Ukiah Tournament.

In Saturdays action…
The boys basketball team plays extremely well to defeat Northgate HS in overtime.

The girls basketball team defeats McKinleyville HS to claim 3rd place in the Ukiah Tournament.

The boys soccer team defeats Bullard HS 2-0 to remain perfect on the young season at 9-0.

In Mondays action…
The JV girls soccer team hosts Ygnacio Valley HS at 4:00.

The freshman boys soccer team hosts Dublin HS at 6:00.

Individual standouts…
Boys soccer        Combined statistics from Friday’s game against Dougherty Valley HS and Saturday’s game against Bullard HS. Ben Croze scored 2 goals. Stuart Lee scored 1 goals and had 1 assist. Dan Glascock and Kai Simonsen each scored 1 goal. Drew Lindgren and Mark Helfrich each had 1 assist. Eric Rogstad had 6 saves and Eric Sirott had 5 saves.

Girls basketball Grace Francis was named All-Tourney at the Ukiah Tournament.

R. Takahashi

DLS Showcase Tournament

On Saturday, December 15, 2012,
DLS Showcase
Acalanes 2, Bullard 0
Halftime, 0-0
Scoring; Acalanes, Nick Lee 42:00, Ben Croze (Stuart Lee) 77:00.
Saves, Acalanes, Eric Rogstadt 6, Bullard 4

Barry Allen Lee

Dec 14 – Soccer Dons win again

Acalanes 3, Dougherty Valley 0
We’re starting to see a theme in the boys varsity soccer team as yet again their defense and goalie earned a shut out with their smothering defense and safe handling. After starting fairly evenly the game opened up 9 minutes in when senior Graham Lindgren, utilized his very long throw to great effect. He pumped the ball from the sideline to the far post, the ball fell to the feet of senior Dan Glascock, who’s slightly miss hit shot trickled over the goal line. On 23 minutes, junior Mark Helfrich, hit the post with a snap shot, the ball bounced kindly across the goal to sophomore Kaj Simonson, who wasted no time finding the net from close range.
Halftime 2-0 Acalanes.

While the Don’s cruised in the second, Dougherty Valley’s senior Anoop Gala, using his pace and skill, often presented a challenge for the Acalanes defense. On 57 minutes, senior Ben Croze pounced on a loose ball at the edge of the box and shot neatly into the corner for the Don’s 3rd and final goal. For the rest of the game the Don’s kept the ball well using some fine possession skills. Before sophomore Wilson Hall put a fine header just wide of the goal, he’d initiated a lovely passing sequence with seniors, Stuart Lee and Dan Glascock, the three kept the ball between them as they worked up the left side of the field culminating in a cross for Hall’s header. That play highlighted the passing skills of this year’s team and their ability to keep ball on the ground and play through the midfield. The Don’s passing and defending skills combined will surely keep them in games when facing stronger competition.

Next up, Acalanes v Bullard at De La Salle in a show case event, Saturday, Dec 15 at 3:00 PM.

Barry Allan Lee

Dec 12 – Acalanes rolls over Miramonte

Acalanes’ defense have not been kind to the opposition so far this season and continued their stingy ways on a cold evening in Orinda. After a relatively even first half, there’s no way Miramonte could have foreseen what was about to hit them early and often in the second half. Though, had Miramonte took note of a 6th minute senior Ben Croze strike that struck the post before bouncing to safety, they might have prevented the second half avalanche of goals either scored or created by Croze.

Mitch Butler eludes Miramonte defender

On 18 minutes, Croze picked up the ball at the halfway line and took off down the left wing beating Miramonte’s right fullback by chipping the ball over him and running around him, a poor first touch then almost gave the ball to Miramonte’s goalie but Croze managed to gain control before sending an accurate 20 yard shot that settled into the net at far post for Acalanes first goal. Miramonte answered back in the 26th minute when striker, Kyle Visher, finished well from close range from a wide left cross. Halftime, 1-1.

Just 3 minutes into the second half, a corner from Croze, was met by senior Dan Glascock, who guided the ball high into the net.  Just 5 minutes later a right wing cross by Croze was met by surging defender, senior Graham Lindgren, who used his height to meet the ball at the far post for a headed tap in.  A few minutes later another Croze right wing cross was met by senior Lenny Adkerson, who used his favorite left foot to pick out a spot deep into the back of the net. On 57 minutes Croze, unassisted, scored his second for Acalanes 5th goal on the night.

Graham Lindgren goes for goal

Excellent second half team performance by Acalanes culminating in game, set and Ben Croze!

Next up, Dougherty Valley at Acalanes, Friday, Dec 14 at 6:15 PM.

Nick Warren clears the ball

Barry Allan Lee

Dec 14 – Friday and Weekend Sports

In Thursdays action…
The girls basketball team defeated Del Norte HS 45-34 in the first round of the Ukiah Tournament.
The boys basketball team was defeated by Analy HS.
The wrestling team was defeated by Campolindo HS.

In Fridays action…
The soccer teams play Dougherty Valley HS.  The boys are home and the girls away.  JV plays at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.
The girls basketball team plays Ukiah HS in the semifinals of the Ukiah Tournament.
The JV girls basketball team plays at 5:00 in the second round of the Petaluma Tournament.

In Saturdays action…
The boys basketball team hosts Northgate HS.  Freshmen play at 4:00, JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.
The girls basketball team plays in the final round of the Ukiah Tournament.
The JV girls basketball team plays in the final round of the Petaluma Tournament.
The varsity boys soccer team hosts De La Salle HS.
The freshman boys soccer team plays at James Logan HS at 10:00.
The freshman girls soccer team plays at Clayton Valley HS at 9:00.

Thursdays individual standouts…
Girls basketball Calen O’Neill scored 8 points and had 7 rebounds, 2 steals and 1 assist. Marie Paladino scored 8 points and had 7 steals and 1 assist. Grace Francis scored 6 points and had 7 rebounds, 4 steals and 1 assist. Katie Greer scored 6 points and had 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals. Jamie Jacobs scored 5 points and had 7 steals, 1 rebound and 1 assist.

Wrestling Vincente Rodriguez, Brian Lilienstein, Andrew Nakahara, Aaron Arman and Alan Zuniga won their matches.

R. Takahashi

Dec 13 – Thursday Sports

In yesterdays action…
The boys soccer team continues to steamroll the DFAL with a 5-1 victory over Miramonte HS raising their DFAL record to 3-0 and their overall record to 7-0.

The girls soccer team was defeated by Miramonte HS.

In todays action…
The wrestling team open DFAL action at Campolindo HS at 6:00.

The boys basketball team plays at Analy HS.  Freshmen play at 4:00, JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

The varsity girls basketball team opens first round action at the Ukiah Tournament.

The JV girls basketball team plays in the first round of the Petaluma Tournament.

The freshman girls basketball team plays at Tamalpais HS at 6:00.

The freshman boys soccer team hosts Bishop O’Dowd HS at 6:00.

Yesterdays individual standouts…
Boys soccer        Ben Croze scored 2 goals and had 3 assists and was named “Man of the Match.” Dan Glascock, Graham Lindgren and Lenny Adkerson each scored 1 goal.

Girls soccer         Brooke Balfrey had 3 saves.

Congratulations…
Elizabeth Schultz was named as an All-Bay Area Newsgroup first team selection.

R. Takahashi

Dec 12 – Wednesday Sports

In yesterdays action…
The girls basketball team defeated El Cerrito HS 64-17.  The JV team also won in a landslide.  The freshman team played in an outstanding game with St. Francis HS of Mountain View and came away with a thrilling 41-40 victory.

The boys basketball team fell to San Marin HS.

In todays action…
The soccer teams play Miramonte HS.  The girls are home and the boys away.  JV plays at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

The JV basketball team hosts Monte Vista HS at 6:00.

Individual standouts…
Girls basketball Jamie Jacobs scored 14 points with 1 3-pointer. Charlene Commer scored 12 points and had 6 steals. Calen O’Neill had 6 rebounds.

R. Takahashi

2012-13 Dons Varsity Squad striving to win another championship!


Thursday, Dec 13 – Sports Basement Fundraiser

Thursday, Dec. 13th, ALL DAY
“Happy Hour” food and drink 4pm-7pm
Looking for gifts for the outdoorsy-active-gym-snow lover?
Sports Basement is offering 10% off to Acalanes families with an additional 10% going back to Boosters!
Just say: “Acalanes” at the register!
Toms, Uggs, Nike, Northface, Columbia, and MORE!
Tis the Season!

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Dec 10 – Monday Sports

In Fridays action…
The boys varsity boys soccer team put on an offensive display defeating Las Lomas HS 4-1.  The JV team also prevailed.

The girls soccer team was defeated by Las Lomas HS.  The JV team did likewise 1-0.

The varsity boys basketball team was defeated by St. Patrick’s HS in the Chris Vontoure Memorial Invitational at De La Salle HS.

The JV boys basketball team defeated College Park HS in the John Rhodes Memorial Invitational.

The varsity girls basketball team was defeated by Hercules HS in the Liberty Tournament.

In Saturdays action…

The varsity boys basketball team defeated Richmond HS in the Chris Vontoure Memorial Invitational at De La Salle HS.

The JV boys basketball team defeated Northgate HS in the John Rhodes Memorial Invitational to claim the Consolation Championship.

The varsity girls basketball team defeated Orestimba HS from Newman.

The freshman girls basketball team went 2-1 in the American Tournament to claim 3rd place.

In Mondays action…

The girls soccer team hosts Northgate HS.  The JV team plays at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

Individual standouts…
Boys soccer        Max Mirner and Mark Helfrich each scored 2 goals.

Girls soccer         Brooke Balfrey had 3 saves.

R. Takahashi

Dec 7 – Soccer Box Scores

Acalanes 4, Las Lomas 1
Halftime: 3-1. Scoring: Acalanes, Helfrich 6:00, Helfrich 13:00; Mirner 23:00; Mirner 74:00;
Las Lomas, Muraoka 9 ;00.  Acalanes 2-0
Barry Allan Lee

Photo David Lee

Dec 7 – Friday Sports

In Thursdays action
The varsity boys basketball team was defeated by Deer Valley HS in the first round of the Chris Vontoure Memorial Invitational.

The JV boys basketball team was edged out by Vallejo HS by one point in the first round of the John Rhodes Memorial Invitational.

The varsity girls team lost the first round of the Liberty Tournament

No foul call

In Fridays action

The soccer teams play Las Lomas HS.  The girls are home and the boys away.  JV plays at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

The varsity boys basketball team plays St. Patrick’s HS at 3:30 at De La Salle HS in the Chris Vontoure Memorial Invitational.

The JV boys basketball team hosts College Park HS in the John Rhodes Memorial Invitational.

The freshman basketball team plays in the Ken Nelson Memorial Invitational at Campolindo HS.

The varsity girls basketball team plays in the Liberty Tournament.

The freshman girls basketball team plays in the American Tournament.

In Saturdays action
The varsity boys basketball team plays in the Chris Vontoure Memorial Invitational at De La Salle HS.

The JV boys basketball team hosts the John Rhodes Memorial Invitational.

The freshman basketball team plays in the Ken Nelson Memorial Invitational at Campolindo HS.

The varsity girls basketball team plays in the Liberty Tournament.

The freshman girls basketball team plays in the American Tournament.

The varsity wrestling team completes in the Bay Area Invitational at Castro Valley HS.

The wrestling team competes in the Falcon Frosh-Soph & JV Tournament at Foothill HS.

The freshman boys soccer team hosts Amador Valley HS at 10:00.

The freshman girls soccer team plays at Northgate HS at 9:00 and at Heritage HS at 2:00.

R Takahashi

Dec 6 – Thursday Sports

In yesterdays action…
The boys soccer team was clicking on all cylinders in a 4-0 win over Campolindo HS.

The girls soccer team battled to a 1-1 tie with Campolindo HS.

In todays action…
The boys basketball team plays Deer Valley HS at 8:00 at De La Salle HS in the first round of the Chris Vontoure Memorial Invitational.

The JV boys basketball team hosts the John Rhodes Memorial Invitational.

The freshman boys play in the Ken Nelson Memorial Invitational at Campolindo HS.

The girls basketball team plays in the Liberty Tournament.

The freshman girls basketball team plays in the American Tournament.

Yesterdays individual standouts…

Boys soccer        Mark Helfrich and Ben Croze each scored 1 goal and had 1 assist. Dan Glascock and Max Mirner each scored 1 goal. Graham Lindren had 1 assist. Mark Helfrich was named “Man of the Match.”

Girls soccer         Katherine Tottle scored the lone goal assisted by Emma Starr.

Congratulations…
Connor Reid was named as an All-Bay Area Newsgroup first team selection for boys water polo.

Katie Ramm was named as an All-Bay Area Newsgroup first team selection for girls water polo.

Megan Dietrich was named as an All-Bay Area Newsgroup second team selection for girls water polo.

R. Takahashi

Dec 5 – Soccer Dons Beat the Cougars

After Acalanes beat Campolindo in the Winter Classic Final, just last Saturday, this re-match was sure to be played enthusiastically, to say the very least.  The first 10 minutes saw Campo attack the Acalanes goal with tremendous pressure, though typical of the Acalanes defense this season, they held up very well and once their midfield started to pass the ball around the game became even as play swayed between both team’s goal areas with some fine
soccer played by both teams.
Halftime, 0-0.
Just two minutes into the second half Acalanes scored.  From senior, Ben Croze’s corner kick the ball found it’s way to junior Max Mirner, who buried the ball into the back of the net with a fine shot.  Just 2 minutes later Croze found, senior Danny Glascock, with a cross field pass, Glascock carried the ball ten yards before unleashing a powerful
low shot for a second goal.  Acalanes were really playing well now. In the 58th minute, senior Graham Lundgren won the ball in his own half then took off down the park before dishing off to junior Mark Helfrich, who’s powerful shot was parried wide by Campo’s goalie to a thankful Croze, who scored off a tap in.  The final goal was true class. Helfrich charged down the left wing before unleashing a thunderous shot from 28 yards, the ball settled just
under the crossbar leaving Campo’s goalie no chance, 4, 0 Acalanes.

Photo: David Lee

While Acalanes scored beautiful goals tonight it must be said their defense are playing very well. Anchored by all seniors, Nick Warren and Graham Lindgren in the middle with Malaak Hamzeh and Patrick Lundgren out wide.  This defense has allowed just 1 goal in their first 5 games. With such a strong defense we’ll likely have much to look forward to as the season progresses.
Final Score Acalanes 4, Camplindo 0.
Barry Allan Lee

Dec 5 – Wednesday Sports

In yesterdays action…
The girls basketball team defeated Hercules HS.  The JV team did likewise.  The freshman team defeated St. Patrick’s HS.
The boys basketball team was defeated by Monte Vista HS.
In todays action…
BIG SOCCER DAY!!!  The boys and girls teams open DFAL play against Campolindo HS.  The boys are home and the girls away.  JV plays at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.
R. Takahashi

Dec 3 – Monday Sports

In Fridays action…
The girls basketball team was defeated by Alhambra HS in the Lady Bulldog Invitational.

In Saturdays action…
The boys soccer team defeated Campolindo HS 2-0 to capture the Championship of the Silver Division of the Winter Soccer Classic.  They raise their record to 4-0 and are ranked 4th in the East Bay and 1st in Division II.

The girls basketball team was defeated by Heritage HS.

In Mondays action…
The freshman boys soccer team hosts James Logan HS at 6:00.

The JV girls soccer team plays at Pinole Valley HS at 4:30.

R. Takahashi

Dec 1 – Boys Soccer Winter Classic Tournament Final

Acalanes 2, Campolindo 0
On Saturday evening at Pleasanton’s Foothill HS, Acalanes boys varsity soccer team beat Campolindo to win the preseason Winter Classic with a record of 4-0. For their part Campolindo had 15 fouls to Acalanes’ 7 and 3 yellow cards to Acalanes’ 2.  This final had a definite ring to it as Acalanes set about playing soccer while Campo chose to foul a bit too much. At no time though did the game get out of control and all players did their respective school proud.  The game started evenly and tensely as finals can be, both teams possessed the ball well early and played with passion and commitment.  Acalanes first goal came in just the 8th minute, senior, Ben Croze, picked up the ball near the half way line, after dribbling past a couple Campolindo defenders he worked a give and go with senior, Dan Glascock, after which Croze found himself at the right side edge of Campo’s goal area where he unleashed a perfectly accurate shot to the far post beating the outstretched arms of Campolindo’s goalie for a wonderful virtuoso strike.  At 38 minutes, junior, Max Mirner, pounced onto a loose ball and shot into a crowded goal area to find the back of the net.
2-0 Acalanes at the half.
In the second half no goals were scored but both teams created chances and both team’s goalie’s
rose to the occasion making critical saves.  A notable mention to the Acalanes back four who tackled
and cleared everything Campolindo threw at them.  In their 4 tournament games Acalanes scored
9 goals and conceded just 1.  With that record and preseason tournament title to their credit,
they go into their first league game next week with their heads held high.  Though they might be
advised to keep their eyes firmly on their first league opponent, Campolindo!
Next up, Acalanes home to Campolindo, Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 6:15 PM, see you there!

Halftime, 2-0. Scoring: Croze (un-assisted) 8:00, Mirner (un-assisted) 38:00
Tournament records, Acalanes 4-0, Campolindo

Photo: David Lee

Barry Allan Lee

Nov 30 – Friday Sports

In Thursdays action…
The girls soccer team reigned over Antioch HS 6-2.
The girls basketball team defeated Concord HS 62-41.

In Fridays action…
The girls basketball team plays at 630 in the semifinal game of the Lady Bulldog Invitational at Alhambra HS.

The JV girls basketball team plays in the Oakland Tech Tournament.

The freshman girls basketball team plays in the Granada Tournament.

The wrestling team competes in the DFAL Novice Tournament at Campolindo HS at 4:00.

In Saturdays action…
The BIG SHOWDOWN!  The boys soccer team meets Campolindo HS in the final round of the Acalanes Tournament at Foothill HS at 5:00.

The freshman boys soccer team plays at College Park HS at 11:00.

The girls soccer team plays at Concord HS.  JV plays at 1:30 and varsity at 3:30.

The girls basketball team plays in the semifinal game of the Lady Bulldog Invitational at Alhambra HS.

The JV girls basketball team plays in the Oakland Tech Tournament.

The freshman girls basketball team plays in the Granada Tournament.

Thursdays individual standouts…
Girls soccer                         Kaitlin McGee scored 2 goals. Becca Bostwick scored 1 goal and had 2 assists. Katherine Tottle and Katharine Torchio each scored 1 goal and had 1 assist. Emma Starr scored 1 goal and Hannah Barnes had 1 assist. Brooke Balfrey had 4 saves.

Girls basketball               Jamie Jacobs scored 13 points, with 2 3-pointers. JulieAnn Martin scored 11 points, with 1 3-pointer. Marie Paladino scored 10 points, with 2 3-pointers, 5 assists and 4 steals. Julia Lyons scored 9  points and Calen O’Neill 8 points. Grace Francis had 7 rebounds and 3 steals.

 

Photo: Gint Federas

R. Takahashi

 

Nov 29 – Thursday Sports

In yesterdays action…
The boys soccer team played extremely well to defeat highly ranked Ygnacio Valley HS 1-0 to raise their overall record to 3-0.  This victory sets up their showdown with Campolindo HS Saturday at 5:00 at Foothill HS.  Lenny Adkerson scored the lone goal assisted by Nick Lee.  Luc Van Oss was named “Man of the Match.”

In todays action…
The girls soccer team hosts Antioch HS.  JV plays at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

The freshman boys soccer team plays at Bishop O’Dowd HS at 4:00.

The varsity girls basketball team plays Concord HS at 330 in the Lady Bulldog Invitational at Alhambra HS.

The JV girls basketball team plays in the Oakland Tech Tournament at 630.

The freshman girls basketball team plays in the Granada Tournament at 830

R. Takahashi

Nov 28 – Boys Soccer Results

Varsity Boys Soccer, Winter Classic
Acalanes 1, Ygnacio Valley 0
In a strongly contested match where the referee allowed the boys to play, indeed they did play! Both teams went tooth and nail the whole game.  Fortunately, neither team were overly rough,  Ygnacio Valley did received a couple of yellow cards but to all the boys credit this match was worthy of a final.
Early on Ygnacio utilized their strong possession game to great effect, they kept the ball well and created a couple of chances.   For their part Acalances were always a threat and had a few chances of their own through seniors Danny GlascockGraham Lindgren, Stuart Lee and Jr. Max Mirner.  In fact, had both teams finished their chances we might have had a high scoring dual.
As it was senior, Lenny Adkerson, settled the match in the 51st minute.  Receiving the ball at the halfway line, Lenny rode through a tackle before speeding away from all defenders and stroked the ball over the onrushing goalie and into the back of the net for a wonderful individual goal. That goal gave Acalanes extra momentum as they fought for a second all the while Ygnacio kept up their game and were only prevented from scoring by Acalanes’ solid defense anchored by senior, Nick Warren, plus safe handling by sophomore goalie, Eric Sirott.
Acalanes record is 3-0 in the Winter Classic Tournament.
Next up…. Acalanes Tournament this Saturday.
Barry Allan Lee

Nov 28 – Soccer Showdown

Today, the boys soccer team has a BIG showdown as they host Ygnacio Valley HS at 4:30.

R.Takahashi

Nov 26 – Boys Soccer Results

Acalanes 4, Freedom 1
The boys added to their opening tournament win with a comprehensive display against Freedom.

Acalanes opened the scoring after 7 minutes with a terrific back headed goal by senior Lenny Adkerson, assisted by senior Graham Lindgren, off a long throw in.  Freedom answered back in the 16th minute when junior forward, Adrian Cruz, walked through Acalanes defense to score leaving sophomore goalie, Eric Sirott, no chance.  The Acalanes defense was culpable for ball watching, however for the balance of the match Acalanes defense played terrifically, limiting Freedom to long range shots all of which were handled well by Sirott.  On the half hour, junior, Max Mirner scored off a second Lindgren assist.

2-1 for Acalanes at halftime

After the break Acalanes scored twice to put the game to rest.  Senior Patrick Lundgren, played the ball to Adkerson, who scored his second with a deft shot to the far post, followed by a second goal for Mirner, assisted by Adkerson.   Acalanes played well all evening, outside of the one goal conceded their defense was solid, the midfield was well organized and provided the necessary service to enable the forwards to do their job, overall a good team performance.  Acalanes are now 2-0 in the tournament.

Next up, Acalanes v Ygnacio Valley, Wednesday,  Nov 28, 4:30 PM

Barry Allan Lee

Nov 27 – Tuesday Sports

In yesterdays action…
The boys soccer team defeated Freedom HS 4-1.  Lenny Adkerson scored 2 goals and had 2 assists to be named “Man of the Match.”  Max Mirner scored 2 goals and Graham Lindgren had 2 saves.

In todays action…
The girls soccer team hosts Antioch HS.  JV plays at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

R. Takahashi

Nov 26 – Monday Sports

Over the Thanksgiving break…
The Girls Cross Country Team are the North Coast Section Division III Champions.  They were led by NCS Champion Annie Marggraff, followed by Kelly Collins in 3rd place, Caith Wright in 7th place, Amy Hollshandner in 12th place and Mary Lewerenz in 35th place.
In the Sunday Contra Costa Times article on page 6, Annie Marggraff was interviewed. “I’m overwhelmed.  I worked so hard this season to get to this point,” said an emotional Marggraff after the race.  “I wanted to run my own race and not follow other people.  I did it for Tad (Beach) and Manny (Myers),” said Marggraff referring to the co-coaches who are retiring from cross country coaching at Acalanes after this season.
The Boys Cross Country Team nearly matched the girls finishing as the North Coast Section Division III Championship Runner-up.  Scott Lindsay finished 7th, Michael Wang 12th, Keenan Byrne 13th, Cameron Gaskell 22nd and Alec Weber 28th.
At the CIF State Championships, the girls team placed 8th in Division III led by Annie Marggraff placing 8th along with Amy Hollshwandner placing 33rd and Caith Wright placing 53rd.  On the boys side, Keenan Byrne placed 30th.
The boys soccer team defeated Heritage HS 2-0 in the first round of the Acalanes Invitational.
The girls basketball team fell to San Ramon Valley HS in the final seconds of the NCS Foundation game, but rebounded to defeat the Alumni squad.
The boys basketball team was defeated by College Park HS in the NCS Foundation game and battled well in defeat to a very talented Alumni team.
In todays action…
The boys soccer team hosts Freedom HS in the second round of the Acalanes Invitational at 6:30.
R. Takahashi

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Save a bunch of time typing each event into your appointment calendar. Just one click on any of the following links copies the entire season schedule to your computer calendar, then sync with your smart phone (or any other calendar that supports iCal). If nothing appears to happen, check your download folder, and double click on the most recent filename ending in .ics

2012-13 Basketball Boys Schedule
2012-13 Basketball Girls Schedule
2012-13 Soccer Boys Schedule
2012-13 Soccer Girls Schedule
2012-13 Wrestling Schedule

Sports over Thanksgiving Week

Saturday, November 17
The boys basketball team has a scrimmage at Castro Valley HS.  Freshmen play at 10:00, JV at 11:30 and varsity at 1:00.

The freshman girls soccer team hosts Bishop O’Dowd HS at 9:00.

Monday, November 19
The girls basketball team has a scrimmage at Skyline HS.  JV plays at 1:00 and varsity at 3:00.

The freshman girls basketball team competes in the San Ramon Valley tournament.

The boys soccer team hosts Richmond HS in a scrimmage.  JV plays at 6:00 and varsity at 7:30.

Tuesday, November 20
The girls basketball team hosts San Ramon Valley HS in an NCS Foundation game.  Freshmen play at 4:00, JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

The boys basketball team plays at College Park HS in an NCS Foundation game.  Freshmen play at 4:00, JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:00.

Wednesday, November 21
The basketball teams host the Alumni game.  Girls play at 5:30 and boys at 7:00.

The boys soccer team hosts the Acalanes tournament.

Friday, November 23
The freshman girls basketball team competes in the San Ramon Valley tournament.

The JV boys soccer teams play in the James Logan tournament.

The freshman boys soccer team plays in the Monte Vista tournament.

Saturday, November 24
The varsity and JV boys basketball team plays in the Vacaville scrimmage day at 9:00.

The freshman girls basketball team competes in the San Ramon Valley tournament.

The JV boys soccer teams play in the James Logan tournament.

The freshman boys soccer team plays in the Monte Vista tournament.

R. Takahashi

Men’s Soccer Tryouts Start November 5

Dons Men’s Soccer Tryouts start next Monday, November 5,  7:30 to 9:45 pm at the football field.  You must bring your athletic clearance form signed by Mr. Takahashi along with your emergency information form to try out.  Be sure to bring running shoes, cleats, shin guards and water.  For questions, contact Head Coach Paul Curtis at BoysSoccerCoach@acalanesboosters.com.

Tryout Schedule (subject to change):
Monday                 November 5th        7:30 pm – 9:45 pm            Stadium
Tuesday                 November 6th         7:30 pm  – 9:45 pm            Stadium
Wednesday           November 7th         7:30 pm  – 9:30 pm            Stadium
Thursday                November 8th         7:30 pm  – 9:30 pm            Stadium
Friday                     November 9th         7:30 pm  – 9:30 pm            Stadium

Feb 16 – Soccer Results

In Wednesdays action…
The boys soccer team’s great season came to an end as they fell 1-0 to St. Mary’s HS in the NCS playoffs.

In Thursdays action…
The basketball teams play Dublin HS.
At Dublin HS. JV girls at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30, varsity boys at 7:00.
At Acalanes HS. JV boys at 4:00, freshman boys at 5:30.

In Saturdays action…
The wrestling team competes in the DFAL Championships at Dublin HS.

In Mondays action…
The baseball team has a scrimmage against College Park HS at 12:15. Varsity is home and jv is away.

Boys Varsity Soccer Another DFAL title and a #1 seed for the Dons!

In this last week of the regular season, the Dons clinched a second consecutive DFAL title (their 3rd in four years!) and earned a #1 seed for the North Coast Section Championship. On Monday, they tied an always competitive Bishop O’Dowd squad 1-1. One goal down since the beginning of the game, the Acalanes players worked hard to come back and were rewarded 5 minutes before time by Austen Grassini (Aidan Maguire assist).

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Feb 12 – Soccer Results, Dons are #1 Seed in NCS Playoffs

In Fridays action…
The boys soccer team was defeated by Dublin HS.
The girls soccer team was defeated by Dublin HS.

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NCS Soccer Playoffs…
The boys soccer team is the #1 seed in the North Coast Section playoffs, and will host St. Mary’s HS Wednesday at 7:00.  There is a charge at all NCS playoff events.  General admission is $9, and students with student body cards, children and senior citizens are $6.

R. Takahashi

Feb 9 – Soccer Results

In yesterdays action…
The boys soccer team defeated Miramonte HS 2-0 to claim their 3rd DFAL title in the last 4 years.  They boast an overall record of 12-1-8, and a DFAL record of 8-0-3.
The girls soccer team pummeled Miramonte HS 4-0.

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Yesterdays individual standouts…
Boys soccer        Aiden Maguire scored a goal assisted by Max Mirner, and George Walker scored a goal and was named “Man of the Match.”

Feb 8 – Basketball results

In yesterdays action…
The boys basketball team defeated Alhambra HS 74-47.
The girls basketball team defeated Alhambra HS 55-38.

In todays action…
The girls soccer team hosts Miramonte HS.  They will have their Senior Night Presentation at 5:45 before the game at 6:15.  The jv team will play at 4:15.
The boys soccer team plays at Miramonte HS.  JV at 4:15 and varsity at 6:15.

Yesterdays individual standouts…
Boys basketball Kevin Huber scored 19 points, with 5 3-pointers. Buster Souza scored 17 points. James Griffin scored 10 points, with 2 3-pointers.
Girls basketball Sophie Taylor scored 17 points, and had 11 rebounds and 5 steals. Olivia Murphy scored 17 points, and had 9 rebounds and 3 steals. Molly Martin scored 8 points, and had 7 steals.

R. Takahashi

Soccer – Boys Varsity – Two ties and one more week of play before NCS!

On Wednesday, Acalanes tied a strong Alhambra team 2-2 at home (DFAL). The Dons dominated most of the first period and were rewarded with a penalty kick converted by junior and captain Dan Glascock. 1-0 at the half. After the break, Alhambra took control of the game and scored twice to take the lead. In a difficult position, the Dons never lost hope and finally tied the game 4 minutes before the end by Glascock (his 14th goal of the season!) on a nice feed from senior Austin DeBack.

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Feb 3 – Boys Soccer and Wrestling Results

In Thursdays action…
The wrestling team was defeated by Dublin HS.
The freshman boys soccer team battled to a 0-0 tie with San Ramon Valley HS.

In Fridays action…
The basketball teams play Dougherty Valley HS.
At Dougherty Valley HS.  JV girls at 4:00, varsity girls at 5:30, varsity boys at 7:00.
At Acalanes HS.  JV boys at 4:00, freshman boys at 5:30.

In Saturdays action…
The boys soccer team hosts Monte Vista HS.  JV at 10:00, varsity at 12:00.
The freshman boys soccer team hosts El Cerrito HS at 2:00.
The freshman girls soccer team plays at Clayton Valley HS at 9:00, and hosts Northgate HS at 4:00.

Thursdays individual standouts…
Wrestling             Brian Lilienstein, Aaron Arman, and Andrew Mesetz won their matches.

R. Takahashi

Varsity Boys Soccer- With a tie & a win, the Dons are still comfortably on top of the DFAL!

On Wednesday, the Dons were hosting defending NCS champion Campolindo and delivered a solid performance for a final score of 1-1. Junior Dan Glascock scored his 12th goal of the season (tied with senior Austin DeBack) on an assist from senior Aidan Maguire (his 10th of the season and best of the team). But the hero of the game was junior GK Eric Rogstad who brilliantly saved a penalty kick (his 3rd in a row!!!) at the beginning of the game and made some crucial saves along the way. With the tie, the Dons accomplished their goal of maintaining their 5-point lead on Campo but will have to wait until NCS to have a chance to beat Campo this year after two 1-1 ties.

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Jan 29 – Basketball and Soccer results

In Fridays action…
The girls basketball team soundly defeated Las Lomas HS.  The jv team won in a landslide.
The boys basketball team was defeated by Las Lomas HS.  The jv team also was defeated.
The boys soccer team continues to lead in the DFAL race with a 2-0 victory over Dougherty Valley HS.
The girls soccer team tied Dougherty Valley HS 2-2.
Individual standouts…
Boys basketball Noah Orlik scored 14 points, and Aaron Edwards scored 4 points and had 5 rebounds.
Girls soccer Katherine Torchio scored both goals, Kaitlyn McGee had an assist, and Brooke Balfrey had 4 saves.
R. Takahashi

Jan 26 – Basketball and Soccer results

In yesterdays action…
The boys soccer team battled to a 1-1 tie with Campolindo HS to raise their DFAL record to 6-0-2, and their overall record to 10-1-5.
The girls soccer team engaged in a defensive battle with Campolindo HS ending in a 0-0 tie.
The boys basketball team narrowly fell to Dublin HS 57-54.
The girls basketball team played very well only to lose to Dublin HS on a buzzer-beater 53-51. JV Girls won 51-49.

In todays action…
The wrestling team has a meet at Miramonte HS at 6:00.

Yesterdays individual standouts…
Boys soccer        Dan Glascock scored the lone goal assisted by Aidan Maguire. Kevin Park and Nick Blee were named “Men of the Match.”
Girls soccer         Brooke Balfrey had 2 saves.
Boys basketball Noah Orlik scored 25 points, and had 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals. James Griffin scored 11 points, with 1 3-pointer. Buster Souza scored 10 points.
Girls basketball Sophie Taylor scored 17 points, with 2 3-pointers. Marie Paladino scored 14 points, with 3 3-pointers.

R. Takahashi

Jan 21 – Acalanes Boys Varsity Soccer Video vs. Pinole Valley


Courtesy: Veronique Jordan

Jan 19 – Boys Varsity Soccer – 3 for 3…perfect record for the Dons last week!

On Wednesday, the Dons defeated Dublin on their own field in convincing fashion, scoring three times, with junior Dan Glascock (1) and senior Austin DeBack at the receiving end of senior Aidan Maguire assists (3). Dublin was able to find the net once on a penalty kick for a final score of 3-1 in favor of Acalanes.

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Jan 13 – Acalanes vs. Las Lomas Soccer Video


Credit: Veronique Jordan

Jan 14 – Basketball and Soccer Results

In Fridays action…
The boys soccer team continues to roll through the DFAL with a 4-1 victory over Las Lomas HS raising their DFAL record to 6-0-1 and an overall record of 9-1-3.
The girls soccer team battled to a 2-2 tie with Las Lomas HS.
The boys basketball team played extremely well in an 82-52 dismantling of Alhambra HS.
The girls basketball team countered the hot start by Alhambra HS to defeat them 60-34.

Fridays individual standouts…
Boys soccer          Nick Warren scored a goal and had an assist. Jacob Carroll, Austin Grassini, and Dan Glascock each scored a goal. Graham  Lindgren and David Dadiomov each had an assist. Eric Rogstad had 2 saves.
Girls soccer         Kaitlyn McGee scored a goal and had an assist. Annie Beliveau scored a goal. Brooke Balfrey had 7 saves.
Boys basketball Buster Souza scored 14 points. James Griffin scored 12 points. Kevin Huber scored 10 points, with 2 3 pointers. Ben Weintraub scored 9 points, with 3 3-pointers and 5 rebounds.
Girls basketball Sophie Taylor scored 20 points, with 2 3-pointers and 9 rebounds and 5 steals. Grace Francis had 7 rebounds.

R. Takahashi

Jan 12 – Boys and Girls Soccer Results

In yesterdays action…
The boys soccer team rolled over Dublin HS 3-1 to finish the first round of the DFAL season 5-0-1, and improve their overall record to 8-1-3.
The girls soccer team was edged out by Dublin HS 2-1.

In todays action…
The wrestling team hosts Las Lomas HS at 6:00.

Individual standouts…
Boys soccer        Austin deBack scored 2 goals, Dan Glascock scored 1 goal, and Aidan McGuire was named “Man of the Match,” with 3 assists.
Girls soccer         Kaitlyn McGee scored the lone goal assisted by Katherine Torchio, and Brooke Balfrey had 5 saves.

Men’s Varsity Soccer

Plenty of goals and first loss of the season to start 2012!

The Dons had a busy schedule this first week of the New Year with 2 non-league games vs College Park and San Ramon Valley as well as a DFAL game versus local rivals Miramonte. Hosts to College Park, the Dons didn’t wait to open the festivities and gave a lesson of offensive prowess to the visitors, scoring 6 goals in the first 40 minutes for an easy 7-1 win. Seniors Jacob Carroll and Austin DeBack scored twice, with senior Aidan Maguire, juniors Nick Warren and Ben Croze adding one each. (more…)

Jan 8 – Basketball and Soccer Results

In Fridays action…
It was a big night for the girls soccer team as they overwhelmed Miramonte HS 4-1.
The boys soccer team played in dominant fashion to notch a 2-0 win over Miramonte HS to raise their DFAL record to 4-0-1 and their overall record to 7-0-3.
The boys basketball team suffered a narrow defeat to Campolindo HS.  The jv team also fell short.
The girls basketball team was defeated by Campolindo HS.  The jv team was victorious.

In Saturdays action…
The boys soccer team was defeated by San Ramon Valley HS.

In todays action…
The girls soccer team plays at Berean Christian HS at 3:30.
The freshman boys soccer team hosts Berkeley HS at 6:00.

Individual standouts…
Girls soccer       Kaitlyn McGee scored 2 goals. Katherine Tottle and Becca Bostwick each scored a goal and had an assist. Brooke Balfrey had 4 saves.

Boys soccer  vs. Miramonte HS. Dan Glascock scored both goals. Austin deBack and Max Mirner each had an assist. Jackson Foote had 3 saves.

Boys soccer  vs.  San Ramon Valley HS. Dan Glascock and Austin deBack each scored a goal. Max Mirner had an assist. Eric Rogstad had 3 assists.

Boys basketball  Kevin Huber scored 14 points, with 3 3-pointers. James Griffin scored 14 points, with 2 3-pointers. Noah Orlik scored 10 points, with 1 3-pointer. Buster Souza scored 8 points, and had 15 rebounds and 4 blocked shots.

Girls basketball  Sophie Taylorscored 28 points, with 3 3-pointers, 10 rebs, 3 ast, 5 stls. Jamie Jacobs scored 11 points, with 3 3-pointers, 1 reb, 2 ast, 2 stl.

Winter Holiday Sports Results

Friday, December 16
The boys soccer team defeated Alhambra HS 2-1.
The girls soccer team was defeated by Alhambra HS 1-0.
The girls basketball team defeated Eureka HS in the final round of the Walnut Creek Holiday Classic.

Saturday, December 17
The boys basketball team overwhelmed Ygnacio Valley HS.  The jv team had similar success.

Monday, December 19
The girls soccer team steam-rolled Antioch HS 4-0 in the Tri-Valley Invitational.

Tuesday, December 20
The boys basketball team held on to defeat Hercules HS.  The jv and freshman teams were also victorious.
The girls soccer team exploded to a 5-1 victory over Pittsburg HS in the Tri-Valley Invitational.

Wednesday, December 21
The girls soccer team defeated Deer Valley HS 2-0 in the Tri-Valley Invitational.

Thursday, December 22
The boys basketball team poured it on in the second half to defeat Northgate HS.
The girls soccer team was edged out by Albany HS in the final round of the Tri-Valley Invitational.

Tuesday, December 27
The girls basketball team Corcoran HS in the West Coast Jamboree.

Wednesday, December 28
The boys basketball team defeated Santa Rosa HS in the Sonoma County Classic.
The girls basketball team defeated Venice HS in the West Coast Jamboree.

Thursday, December 29
The boys basketball team defeated Cardinal Newman HS in the Sonoma County Classic.
The girls basketball team defeated Cosumnes Oaks HS in the West Coast Jamboree.

Friday, December 30
The boys basketball team’s 4th quarter rally fell short in defeat to Mt. Eden HS in the championship game of the Sonoma County Classic.
The girls basketball team was defeated by Crater HS on a buzzer-beater at the West Coast Jamboree.

Monday, January 2
The boys soccer team notched a 7-1 victory over College Park HS to raise their record to 6-0-3.

R. Takahashi

Dec 14 and 16 – Boys Varsity Soccer: The Dons end 2011 with two more wins!

December 14 – the Dons demonstrated a pleasant “brand” of soccer while convincingly beating Dougherty Valley. In probably what was their best game of the season so far, Acalanes opened the score after 18′ with an accurate shot from senior Austen Grassini on an assist by junior Dan Glascock. Half-time score 1-0.

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Dec 7 and 9: Boys Varsity Soccer: A rare series of own goals lift the Dons in their 1st week of DFAL action!

Hosting Las Lomas on Wednesday for their first league game, Acalanes had to wait to go down one goal after 20 minutes to step up the pressure. From that moment on, the Dons didn’t stop to push forward, forcing the opposing defenders to score twice in their own net, on each side of the half. Final score: 2-1 in favor of Acalanes.

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Acalanes High School Sports over Winter Break

Yes, Acalanes athletics continues on through the winter break.

Saturday, December 17
The boys basketball team hosts Ygnacio Valley HS.  JV at 5:30, varsity at 7:00.
The freshman boys soccer team plays at Bishop O’Dowd HS at 10:00.

Monday, December 19
The girls soccer team plays in the Tri-Valley Invitational at Mustang Soccer & Sycamore Valley.
The jv girls basketball team plays at Pinole Valley HS at 5:30.

Tuesday, December 20
The boys basketball team hosts Hercules HS.  Freshmen at 4:00, jv at 5:30, varsity at 7:00.
The girls soccer team plays in the Tri-Valley Invitational at Mustang Soccer & Sycamore Valley.

Wednesday, December 21
The girls soccer team plays in the Tri-Valley Invitational at Mustang Soccer & Sycamore Valley.

Thursday, December 22
The boys basketball team plays at Northgate HS.  Freshmen at 4:00, jv at 5:30, varsity at 7:00.

Friday, December 23
The girls basketball team hosts Sonoma Valley HS.  JV at 3:30, varsity at 5:00.

Monday, December 26
The jv girls basketball
team plays in the Irvington Holiday Classic.

Tuesday, December 27
The boys basketball team plays in the Sonoma County Classic in Santa Rosa.
The jv boys basketball team plays in the Ferreboeff Memorial tournament at San Marin HS.
The girls basketball team plays in the West Coast Jamboree, in the platinum division at Liberty HS.
The jv girls basketball team plays in the Irvington Holiday Classic.

Wednesday, December 28
The boys basketball team plays in the Sonoma County Classic in Santa Rosa.
The jv boys basketball team plays in the Ferreboeff Memorial tournament at San Marin HS.
The girls basketball team plays in the West Coast Jamboree, in the platinum division at Liberty HS.
The jv girls basketball team plays in the Irvington Holiday Classic.

Thursday, December 29
The boys basketball team plays in the Sonoma County Classic in Santa Rosa.
The jv boys basketball team plays in the Ferreboeff Memorial tournament at San Marin HS.
The girls basketball team plays in the West Coast Jamboree, in the platinum division at Liberty HS.

Friday, December 30
The girls basketball team plays in the West Coast Jamboree, in the platinum division at Liberty HS.

R. Takahashi

Dec 01 – Acalanes Varsity Soccer Tournament

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Nov 19 – Diablo Valley Soccer Frosh

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Dec 15 – Acalanes Dons – Boys Soccer and Girls Basketball results

In yesterdays action…
The boys soccer team defeated Dougherty Valley HS 4-0 to raise their overall record to 4-0-3.
The girls basketball team was defeated by Monte Vista HS.

In todays action…
The boys basketball team plays at San Ramon Valley HS.  JV at 5:30, varsity at 7:00.
The girls basketball team plays at 3:30 in the Walnut Creek Winter Classic at Northgate HS.
The wrestling team has a meet at Dougherty Valley HS at 6:00.
The freshman boys soccer team hosts California HS at 6:00.

Yesterday’s individual standouts…
Boys soccer – Dan Glascock scored a goal and had 2 assists and was named Man of the Match. Austin deBack scored 2 goals. Austen Grassini scored a goal and had an assist. Max Mirner had an assist.

Girls basketball – Sophie Taylor scored 10 points, with one 3-pointer.

R. Takahashi

Dec 10 – Basketball and Soccer Results

In Fridays action…
The boys soccer team tied Campolindo HS 1-1.
The girls soccer team was defeated by Campolindo HS.  The jv team won 2-1.
The boys basketball team was defeated by De La Salle HS in the semifinals of the Chris Vontoure Memorial Classic.
The jv boys basketball team defeated Miramonte HS in the John Rhodes Memorial tournament.
The freshman boys basketball team was defeated by Marin Catholic HS in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at Campolindo HS.
The girls basketball team was defeated by Northgate HS in the Mats Tip-off Classic at Miramonte HS.
The jv girls basketball team was defeated in the second round of the Petaluma tournament.
In Saturdays action…
The varsity boys basketball team defeated Damien HS from Southern California to finish 3rd in the Chris Vontoure Memorial Classic at De La Salle HS.
The jv boys basketball team defeated Northgate HS in the John Rhodes Memorial tournament.
The girls basketball team was defeated by Clayton Valley HS in the Mats Tip-off Classic at Miramonte HS.
The jv girls basketball team won in the final round of the Petaluma tournament.
R. Takahashi

Dec 8 – Acalanes Soccer Results

In yesterdays action…
The boys soccer team opened DFAL play with a 2-1 victory over Las Lomas HS to raise their overall record to 3-0-2.
The girls soccer team tied Las Lomas HS 2-2 in their DFAL opener.

In todays action…
The varsity boys basketball team plays James Logan HS at 3:30 in the Chris Vontoure Memorial Classic at De La Salle HS.
The jv boys basketball team hosts College Park HS at 6:30 in the John Rhodes Memorial tournament.
The freshman boys basketball team plays in the Ken Nelson Memorial tournament at Campolindo HS.
The jv girls basketball team plays in the Petaluma tournament.

Yesterdays individual standouts…
Boys soccer        Graham Lindgren scored a goal, and Aidan Maguire scored a goal and was named Man of the Match. Jackson Foote had 6 saves.
Girls soccer        Katherine Torchio scored a goal assisted by Annie Beliveau, and Katherine Tottle scored a goal assisted by Becca Bostwick. Brooke Balfrey had 2 saves.

R. Takahashi

Dec 3 – Two hard-fought ties to end the Winter Soccer Classic!

After two easy wins earlier in the week, the Acalanes Dons Soccer Team ended this year’s tournament with two ties, first on Thursday vs Antioch (1-1), then again on Saturday vs Albany (2-2). In the first game, Acalanes dominated, had a lot of chances to score but couldn’t beat an excellent goalkeeper in the visiting ranks. The deliverance finally came in the 59 minutes with a well-taken penalty kick from sophomore Max Mirner. Unfortunately, that advantage was short-lived and 3 minutes later, Antioch was also awarded a penalty kick and tied the game. The score would not change.

Acalanes Boys Soccer – Goals galore and clean sheet to start the season!

6-0, 4-0. The Dons were on fire for their first two games of the 2011-2012 soccer season.

Hosting JFK-Richmond on Monday for the opening of the Winter Classic Tournament, it took them only one minute to find the back of the net with junior Dan Glascock at the reception of fellow junior Graham Lindgren’s cross. From the start, the Acalanes men put a lot of pressure on their opponent and quickly added a second goal (8′) by senior Austin DeBack, winner of his 1v1 with the JFK goalkeeper after a nice long feed from sophomore Max Mirner. Four minutes later, Mirner was at the end of senior Aidan Maguire pass to score the 3rd goal. A brilliant shot by Maguire ten minutes later would bring the score to 4-0 (score at the half). The second period was very similar, with the Dons dominating from the go, allowing DeBack to score his second of the game with another assist by Maguire. Two minutes before the end, senior Sina Bagheri added the sixth goal, showing a lot of determination on a nice pass from junior Ben Croze.

Nov 30 – Soccer and Basketball results

In yesterdays action…
The boys soccer team continues to roll with a 4-0 win over American HS in the Acalanes Invitational.
The boys basketball team turned a 29-25 halftime score into a 74-47 rout of San Rafael HS.  The jv team also won convincingly, while the freshman team dropped their game.
The girls basketball team defeated Hercules HS 45-42. The JV team won 38-23.

Yesterdays individual standouts…
Boys soccer        Austin deBack scored 2 goals and was named Man of the Match, Max Mirner scored 1 goal and had 2 assists, Bryan Berlier scored 1 goal, Aidan Maguire and Austen Grassini each had an assist.

Boys basketball Kevin Huber scored 20 points and Buster Souza 15, Trevor Masland had 8 rebounds, 6 assists, 4 steals, and 2 blocks, and Jonny Coleman had 4 rebounds and 4 steals.

Girls basketball Sophie Taylor scored 18 points.

R. Takahashi

Nov 29 – Soccer results, today’s games

In yesterdays action…
The boys soccer team opened the Acalanes Invitational with a 6-0 victory over Kennedy HS of Richmond.  Austin deBack scored 2 goals, Aidan Maguire scored 1 goal and had 2 assists, Max Mirner scored 1 goal and had 1 assist, Sina Bagheri and Dan Glascock each scored 1 goal, Graham Lindgren and Ben Croze each had an assist, and Jacob Carroll was named the team’s Man of the Match.

In todays action…
The boys soccer team hosts American HS in the second round of the Acalanes Invitational at 4:30.
The boys basketball team plays at San Rafael HS.  JV at 5:30, and varsity at 7:00.
The girls basketball team plays at Hercules HS.  JV at 5:30, and varsity at 7:00.

R. Takahashi

Winter Sports Calendars

Save a bunch of time typing each event into your appointment calendar. Just one click on any of the following links copies the entire season calendar to your Outlook calendar (or any other calendar that supports iCal)

Boys Basketball
Girls Basketball
Boys Soccer
Girls Soccer
Wrestling

If nothing appears to happen, check your download folder, and double click on the most recent filename ending in .ics

Nov 18 – Sports During Thanksgiving Break

Saturday, November 19
The cross country team competes in the NCS Meet of Champions at Hayward HS.
The boys basketball team hosts Castro Valley HS in a scrimmage.  Freshmen at 10:00, jv at 11:30, varsity at 1:00.
The freshman boys soccer team hosts Deer Valley HS at 10:00.

Tuesday, November 22
The boys basketball team hosts Berean Christian HS in the NCS Foundation Game.  Freshmen at 4:00, jv at 5:30, varsity at 7:00.
The girls basketball team plays at Berean Christian HS in the NCS Foundation Game at 6PM (time changed).

Wednesday, November 23
The basketball teams host the Alumni Games.  Girls at 5:30, boys at 7:00.

Thursday, November 24
Happy Thanksgiving

Friday, November 25
The boys soccer team host the Alumni Game at 5:00.
The girls basketball team hosts Skyline HS in a scrimmage.  JV at 11:00, Varsity at 1:00.
The jv boys soccer team team competes in the James Logan tournament.
The freshman boys soccer team competes in the Monte Vista tournament.

Saturday, November 26
The cross country team competes in the CIF Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno.
The boys basketball team plays in the Kickoff Classic at Piedmont HS.
The jv boys soccer team team competes in the James Logan tournament.
The freshman boys soccer team competes in the Monte Vista tournament.

R. Takahashi

ATHLETIC CLEARANCE FORM

Please click on the FORMS button ABOVE to fill out and submit athletic clearance forms through the Acalanes High School District website. The website will direct you through the entire process.
• You must print the Athletic Clearance Form.
• You must print one Online Registration Sports Summary Page for each sport of participation.
• Note: If this is the second or third sport, only the Online Registration Sports Summary Page must be submitted.

February 25th

Feb 23,2011
The Dons qualify for the NCS Final with a lot of class!
In probably their most accomplished game (defensively & offensively) of the season, the Dons defeated defending NCS champion Dublin 2-0 on Wednesday in the semi-finals to qualify for another championship game. Acalanes dominated the entire game, with excellent combinations upfront and the usual defensive rigor in the back. In a period of intense pressure from the hosts, senior & co-captain Nick Pereira scored an opportunist goal after 28′ in the first half. After the break, the Dons continued playing with a strong intensity and were finally rewarded with a beautiful second goal from junior David Dadiomov, assisted by junior & co-captain Dylan Autran. Contra Costa Times Athlete of the week, junior GK Jackson Foote was never really threatened but made a couple of courageous saves to keep a clean sheet. Acalanes will play another familiar opponent – Campolindo – in the NCS Final at Las Lomas on Saturday (5pm). Acalanes Sports fans, come and support the Dons for the “Big Game”! Go Dons!
Frederic Autran

February 20th

For the 3rd year in a row, the Dons make the NCS Final Four!
Facing seed #10 Pinole Valley – surprising 2nd in their league (ACCAL) between D1 powers Berkeley and Richmond – Acalanes, seeded #2, knew that it would not be an easy game. With their status of outsiders, the Spartans didn’t have anything to lose and were expected to give everything to the end. If the first half was intense, with a few clear chances on both sides; neither team could find the opening. The answer came 5 minutes after the break for the Dons with a low shot from the eighteen by junior & co-captain Dylan Autran, following an intense pressure on the opposing defense. In the last 35 minutes of the game, the Dons tried but were unable to score a second goal but the defensive effort of the entire team did the rest. The Dons will now play a familiar opponent (and defending NCS champion) – Dublin – in the semifinals this Wednesday (7pm) at home.
Go Dons!
Frederic Autran

February 18th

A 1-0 win for a place in the NCS Quarter Finals!
In a intense first round game of NCS vs Kennedy-Richmond, the Dons won by the minimum with the lone goal scored by sophomore Dan Glascock at the half-hour mark. Acalanes had numerous opportunities to add a second goal but couldn’t find the net… At the other end, junior GK Jackson Foote was again on top of his game, making a couple of amazing saves to keep his team up.
The Dons now play their Quarter Final this Saturday, Feb 19,2011 (7pm) at home vs Pinole Valley, winner of  Dougherty Valley in the 1st round.
Go Dons!
Frederic Autran

February 14th – Boys Soccer

FEB 7 – FEB 12, 2011
Another DFAL title for the Dons, tied at the top with Campo!
With a 8-1-3 record, the Dons are the Diablo Foothills Athletic League champions, a title they will share this year with Campo. This past week was a very special one for the 8 seniors in the team (Nick Bischoff, Cam Carda, Adrian Chow-Danel, Steve Glascock, David Helfrich, Sean McArthur, Max Omick and captain Nick Pereira) who were honored – as well as their parents – on Wednesday and played their last league game on Friday at Las Lomas (2-2). In this important game, Acalanes led 1-0 at the half (goal from Carda, at the reception of a nice free-kick from junior and captain Dylan Autran), then were caught by surprise in the first minute of the second half (1-1), took the lead again on a penalty kick by Autran (2-1) and finally conceded a second goal at the last minute of the game. The Dons will now focus on the NCS playoffs, where they are seeded #2 (Campo is #1) and will host Kennedy Richmond on Wednesday at 7pm. Go Dons!
Frederic Autran

February 7th – Boys soccer

Acalanes Boys Soccer Week of Jan 30 – Feb 5,2011
One more week in the DFAL!
With a win at Dougherty Valley (1-0, goal from sophomore Graham Lindgren, assist from senior Cam Carda) and a tie at home vs Dublin (1-1, goal from junior Austen Grassini), the Dons (8-1-2) have now 26 points, two in front of Campolindo in the DFAL standings, with one game to play. The title will be decided this week after Wednesday game between Campo & Las Lomas, and Friday game between Acalanes & Las Lomas. In the meantimes, the Dons (14-3-4 overall) travel to D1 power, Livermore, on Monday (Feb. 7th, 6pm) for their last nonleague game of the season & celebrate “Senior Night” on Wednesday (Feb. 9th, 6pm). Go Dons!
Frederic Autran

Boys soccer – January 29th

ACALANES BOYS SOCCER JAN 24,2011 – JAN 29,2011
Back on top!
This past week, the Dons did what not other team had done, defeating Campolindo in the “Big Game” (first loss of the season for the Cougars after 16 undefeated games). The only goal of the game came just after half-time on a long run and top notch finish from senior & captain Nick Pereira, following a long and precise pass from junior & co-captain Dylan Autran. Two days later, the celebrations were over and Acalanes was traveling to Martinez to face an always challenging Alhambra team. Focused, the Dons took care of the game early, with 3 goals in the first half by junior Austen Grassini (assist from senior Cam Carda), sophomore Dan Glascock (senior David Helfrich) and Autran (senior Max Omick). With 3 games to go, the Dons (13-3-3, 7-1-1) are now back on top of the DFAL, two points in front of Campolindo (6-1-2). The end of the season is going to be exciting between these two excellent teams!
To end a busy week, Acalanes had also a nonleague game at Northgate and came back from Walnut Creek with a 1-1 tie (junior Austin deBack goal and D. Helfrich assist). Throughout the week, the entire defense, once again, was impressive in front of junior GK Jackson Foote at the top of his game. This week, two – very important – league games at Dougherty Valley on Wednesday (6pm) & at home versus Dublin on Friday (6pm). Go Dons!
Frederic Autran

Boys Soccer – February 9th

Boys Soccer “Senior Night”
Wed Feb 9, 2011
6pm

Boys soccer – January 27th

http://lamorinda.patch.com/articles/boys-soccer-acalanes-hands-campolindo-its-first-loss-and-takes-over-first-place-in-the-dfal?ncid=M255

Lamorinda Patch

January 16th

Jan 10 – Jan 14, 2011
3 more wins for the Dons!
The Dons (11-2-2, 5-1-1 DFAL) have now won 9 consecutive games and all their six games in 2011. This week started with a nonleague game against Piedmont and a comfortable 2-0 win on goals by juniors Jacob Carroll and Austen Grassini (volleying in a nice cross from senior Nick Pereira).
On Wednesday, Acalanes was hosting Las Lomas (DFAL) – a “revenge” of their Winter Soccer Classic encounter a few weeks ago lost on pks after a 0-0 game – and made it look easy with a convincing 4-0 and four different juniors on the scoreboard: Austin deBack (Pereira assist), Grassini (senior Cam Carda assist), Dylan Autran and David Dadiomov. Lastly, on Friday, the Dons defeated a strong Miramonte team 2-1 in DFAL action. Senior David Helfrich scored a cracker from 30 yards at the half-hour mark, followed a few minutes later by a lethal header from Dadiomov after a cross from Carda (his 6th assist of the season!). Junior GK Jackson Foote had a terrific week again, supported by an impressive and experienced cast of defenders, with seniors Adrian Chow-Danel, Sean McArthur, D. Helfrich, Carda and junior Carroll as well as sophomores Graham Lindgren and Dan Glascock.
Everybody is now going to focus on finals this coming week with their only game vs Berkeley at home on Saturday, January 22nd at noon. Should be an exciting one!
Frederic Autran

January 10th

Happy New Year for the Dons!

3 games, 3 wins for Acalanes in this first week of soccer action following the holiday break…

They first defeated Mission San Jose 2-0 at home, in a nonleague game, with two first half goals by senior & co-captain Nick Pereira.

Their second game at Dublin (DFAL), versus the defending NCS champions, ended up with the same score (2-0) on two goals by junior Bryan Berlier and senior David Helfrich. Senior Cam Carda assisted on both goals. Even though the score was very positive, the Dons sadly lost their starting goalkeeper, senior Steve Glascock, for the rest of the season on a “freaky” clash with the opposing forward. Finally, Acalanes was hosting this Saturday San Ramon Valley, ranked #50 nationally by ESPN, and won 1-0 on an opportunist goal from junior Austin deBack in extra-time and an amazing work defensively around junior goalkeeper Jackson Foote.

At the half-way point in the 2010-11 season, the Dons have a 8-2-2 overall record and 3-1-1 in DFAL (2nd behind Campolindo), have scored 23 goals and allowed 5. Next week, 3 games at home with Piedmont on Monday (6:15pm), Las Lomas on Wednesday (6pm) and Miramonte (6pm) on Friday.

M. Bloom

December 2nd – Boys soccer

Nov 29,2010
For their first official game of the 2010-2011 season, the Dons comfortably defeated Northgate 3-0 in the Winter Soccer Classic Tournament. A quick goal from senior Max Omick after just two minutes of play launched the festivities. Fifteen minutes later, junior and co-captain Dylan Autran added a second goal on an assist from sophomore Dan Glascock. Same story in the second half with Autran scoring the third and final goal for Acalanes following a powerful shot from senior David Helfrich initially blocked by the Northgate goalkeeper. Junior GK Jackson Foote did his part with six saves to keep a clean sheet. The second game of the tournament is tomorrow night vs Heritage at home (7:30pm).
 
Nov 30,2010
 
For their second game of the Winter Soccer Classic, the Dons came from behind to tie 2-2 a solid Heritage (Brentwood) team. Down two goals after thirty minutes, Acalanes responded in the first half with an accurate shot from freshman Max Mirner (assisted by senior Max Omick) then had to wait until the end of the game to score the second with an audacious shot, in a very difficult angle, from senior David Helfrich (sophomore Graham Lindgren assist). Next game for the Dons (1-0-1) is this Thursday at home vs DeAnza (7:30pm kick-off).
Tony Carda

November 8th – Boys Soccer

Dons Boys Soccer Tryouts – begin Monday, November 8th -7:30pm at the football field. Bring Medical and Athletic Clearance forms, running shoes, cleats, shin-guards and water. For questions contact Head Coach Paul Curtis at pcurtis@LNcurtis.com.
 T. Carda

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