Sports on the Side for Sept. 23

Local ties for ninth at golf tourney

Golfer Brent Booth of Los Altos posted a two-day score of 144 to tie for ninth place at the 17th annual Northern California Valley Amateur Championship that concluded Sept. 1. Booth, who played golf collegiately at UC Davis, shot 1-over-par rounds of 72 both days of the tournament.

Hayward breaks new ground

Victoria Hayward
Courtesy of Victoria Hayward
Victoria Hayward plays in Athletes Unlimited Softball.

Victoria Hayward has made an impact on and off the field with Athletes Unlimited Softball, an innovative professional league that wraps up its inaugural season next week.

MVLA green-lights new turf fields at both high schools

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Ryan Molinari/Special to the Town Crier
Synthetic turf will replace part of this grass field at Los Altos High, with construction slated to begin next summer. Mountain View High also will get a second turf field on its campus.

Mountain View and Los Altos high schools are set to get new turf fields, with construction expected to start next summer.

Hooper makes impact on & off football field

Trevor Hooper
Courtesy of Trevor Hooper
Trevor Hooper as a running back for Mountain View High.

Since graduating from Mountain View High in 2002, Trevor Hooper traveled as far as Buffalo to pursue his love for football before finding another passion – helping others.

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