Piedmont players join club ultimate frisbee team

Spring 2019 ultimate team: Front row (l-r): Ella Vo, Aya Clear, Caitlan Gong, Margo Tucker, Marcus Lee, Josh Lee, Coach Carolyn Lee Back row: Coach Kevin Lee, Sophia Ware, Alfonso Hollingsworth, Skyler Connelly, Liam Charron, Rowen Connelly, Patrick Donahue, Luke Chan

PHS is joining Oakland Tech for the fall 2019 club ultimate frisbee season. The club will consist of about 40 players, according to coach Kevin Lee, with 12-15 from Piedmont and the rest from Oakland Tech. Practices have started, but coach Lee welcomes players of all levels to contact him at klee@statrevenue.com or 510-914-5865 if they’re interested. The cost for the fall season is $300.

The club will be split into three co-ed teams, and they’ll practice two to three times per week at Oakland Tech. Sunday matches at Bentley High School will start October 13 . There will be a season-ending tournament at El Cerrito High School on December 8. The club will also play tournaments in Napa and at Ocean Beach in San Francisco in October.

There will be a spring 2020 team as well.

Coach Lee started a Piedmont Middle School team four years ago, and several of the players from that group have now entered high school. “We have a young team”, Lee said, “and we’re looking to develop skills and grow as a team with our friends from Oakland Tech.”

Photos by Kevin Lee

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