Sports digestCrosstown rival high schools will face each other on the gridiron tonight as the Amador Valley Dons, coached by Rick Sira, host Coach Matt Sweeney's Foothill Falcons. Varsity kickoff is at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the gate, $5 for students and $8 for general admission.
The Amador Valley High girls golf team finished first in the dual match season, going 12-2, and then won the East Bay Athletic League tournament title with a score of 408 to repeat as league champs.
Junior Captain Kimberly Liu led the way with 4 under par 67 -- the lowest total of her career. She also earned her second straight league MVP award, being only 1 stroke over par for 14 events.
Senior Captain Kelly Shotwell followed up with an 81, as she earned first team all-league honors. Freshman Emily Lin had an 85 and wrapped up second team all-league while sophomore Meghna Sinha's 87 also garnered her second team all-league honors. Sophomore Sabrina Bodnar rounded out the scoring with an 88.
The team traveled to Santa Rosa for North Coast Section at Windsor GC on Monday. The Dons are two-time defending Section Champions and hope to move on to the first round of the state tournament at Brookside CC in Stockton on Nov. 5.
The Foothill girls water polo team (12-9) was scheduled to play Liberty High (12-11) at Miramonte at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, in the first bracket of the North Coast Section. The winner faces San Ramon Valley High, which had a bye, tomorrow.
Foothill boys water polo (15-6) was scheduled to play Monte Vista (10-12) at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, in the first NCS Division 1 bracket. The winner will face the victor in the contest between Miramonte and Liberty, being held at the same evening, on Saturday.