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The Student News Site of Encinal High School

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The Student News Site of Encinal High School

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Jacob Benaquista

Jacob Benaquista, Copy Editor

Jacob Benaquista is a second year publications staff member. He is in the class of 2025 and joined Horizon because he wanted to experience something new and different than normal. Some hobbies he enjoys are playing video games, watching anime, and hanging out with friends.

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Baseball’s magical season continues; Softball rolls in playoffs

Baseball’s magical season continues; Softball rolls in playoffs

Jacob Benaquista and Max Millot May 20, 2024

After winning WACC championships just over a week ago, both Encinal Baseball and Softball advanced in the North Coast Section Championships (NCS) playoffs. Both teams survived the first two rounds and...

Senior Josie Farris battles for the ball in the first half of Encinals 2-0 loss to Alameda on January 25, 2024. The match was moved to Estuary Park after AUSD closed both high schools soccer fields.

District closure of fields has sports scrambling

Max Millot and Jacob Benaquista January 25, 2024

Torrential downpours last week led to the closure of both high school soccer fields in the district, causing turmoil amongst players and coaches alike. Unfortunately, the closure coincided with the...

Jets Lose First Island Bowl Since 2015

Jets Lose First Island Bowl Since 2015

Jacob Benaquista, Copy Editor September 29, 2023

With the Jets down 20-0 at halftime and their offense not being able to generate much momentum, it was evident that the Hornets lead would be almost impossible to come back from. Encinal had held the Island...

The Encinal Jets display their WACC Championship banner after defeating San Leandro 4-1.

Jets stop punchless Pirates to win league crown

Jacob Benaquista, Horizon Staff May 16, 2023

Encinal Varsity Baseball won the West Alameda County Conference (WACC) championship game on May 12, defeating San Leandro 4-1 at the College of Alameda. It was their first league championship since 2018. In...

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