The Dublin High Varsity Girls Golf team had a big week, posting victories over California and San Ramon Valley to improve to 5-3 overall. Callie McLoughlin led the way for the Gaels by firing a 34 in both their win over California (202-207) and San Ramon Valley (191-223).
The Gaels will be at Blackhawk Falls against Monte Vista on Wednesday before returning to its home Dublin Ranch Course against Granada on Thursday, September 28th at 3:30. Dublin lost a close match 236-231 to the Matadors earlier this season so it promises to be an exciting battle.
One of the other big highlights from the week continues to be the success of Dublin’s Freshmen Football team. Coming off of a 48-0 victory over Mountain House, the Gaels’ offense exploded again en route to a 50-18 win over a touch Cesar Chavez squad from Stockton. Dublin is now 5-0 overall and will be hosting the similarly undefeated Acalanes Dons on Thursday, September 28th at 6:00 p.m. at Gaels Stadium.
The Freshmen Football team was not the only squad with a successful week, as the Girls Flag Football team notched their first victory of the season 6-0 over Amador Valley. Dublin returns home for a doubleheader on Tuesday, September 26th as they host Monte Vista at 5:30 and Sacred Hearth of San Francisco at 8:00.
Another team with a victory last week was Girls Tennis, as the Gaels went on the road to defeat Granada 8-1 to improve to 2-1 on the season. Dublin will be hosting Livermore on Tuesday, September 26th at 4:00 before traveling to face Carondelet on Thursday.
Despite two losses last week against two tough opponents (2-3 vs. Carondelet and 0-3 against Amador Valley), the Girls Volleyball team still possesses a winning record and is in contention for a North Coast Section playoff berth at 8-6 overall. The Gaels will play a match with potential postseason implications on Tuesday against California before returning home on Thursday, September 28th to take on Livermore (4:30/5:30/6:30).
Looking ahead to Friday, there will be a Football doubleheader at Hayward on Friday, September 29th (4:30/7:00). The Varsity team lost a 21-7 defensive battle at Kimball High School of Tracy last Friday, while the JV team fell 1 yard short of potentially tying the Jaguars on the games final play to lose 30-22. Both teams still have winning overall records at 3-2. For Gaels fans not wanting to go on the road, there will be a Boys/Girls Home Water Polo doubleheader at The Wave against Pittsburg (4:30/5:30)
After enjoying a 1-week hiatus following successful performances in their first two races, the week concludes with our Cross Country team traveling to Atwater for the Amanda Garcia Memorial Invitational.