The boys golf team took care of Sacred Heart Prep last week with a 204-229 victory. This week, the Eagles take on Crystal Springs Uplands on Wednesday before traveling to Indio for the Champions Invitational over the weekend.
The lacrosse team defeated Sequoia 12-3 in its sole matchup last week. The 4-2 Eagles host Aragon on Tuesday and Notre Dame San Jose on Thursday.
Last week, the baseball team picked up two big league wins to improve to 5-3 on the season. First, the Eagles defeated Jefferson 6-5 with Levi Sutton, grade 10, Bobby Wang, grade 9, Max Lee, grade 11, Nick Coulter, grade 10, and Luke Wancewicz, grade 10, each driving in a run. Later in the week, Harker defeated Crystal Springs Uplands 16-7 with Lee driving in four runs and Coulter adding three more RBIs. This week, the Eagles travel to Woodside on Monday before hosting Summit Rainier on Tuesday and Westmoor on Friday.
It was an up and down week for the boys volleyball team. After defeating Los Gatos 3-0, the Eagles were ranked first in CCS and No. 7 in the nation (watch the highlights!). However, the boys faced off with rival Monta Vista later in the week and dropped a heartbreaking five-set match. Then over the weekend, the Eagles took on some of the best local competition at the Monta Vista Tournament. The Eagles defeated Clovis, The King’s Academy and perennial CCS powerhouses St. Francis and Bellarmine to advance to the finals against host Monta Vista. But there was no redemption for the Eagles as they fell to the Matadores to take second place. The 18-3 Eagles travel to Los Altos on Wednesday and host Lynbrook on Friday.
The boys tennis team picked up two more league wins last week to improve to 7-1 on the season. The Eagles defeated Crystal Springs Uplands 5-2 and The King’s Academy 6-1. This week, the Eagles host Sacred Heart Prep on Monday and travel to Aragon on Wednesday.
Last week, the Harker swim team took on six teams at the latest WBAL Jamboree. Highlights included:
- The girls 400 relay team took first place, with the medley relay team taking second and the 200 free relay team taking third.
- The boys won the 200 medley and 200 free relays and took second in the 400 free relay.
- Matthew Chung, grade 10, won the 100 free and 100 breast.
- Rhys Edwards, grade 10, won the 200 individual medley and the 500 free.
- Alex Yu, grade 12, took second in the 200 individual medley and third in the 500 free.
- Andrew Chang, grade 12, was third in the 100 breast.
- Jay Thilking, grade 9, took second in the 50 back.
- Ethan Hu, grade 11, took first in both the 100 fly and 100 back.
- Nikela Hulton, grade 9, and Ysabel Chen, grade 9, went 1-2 in the 200 individual medley.
- Hulton, Nageena Singh, grade 9, and Katie Li, grade 10, went 1-2-3 in the 100 fly.
This week, Harker swimmers head to Priory on Thursday for another WBAL Jamboree.
Track and Field
Zoey Rosa, grade 11, set a school record in the demanding 400-meter hurdles on Saturday at DeAnza College. Alexa Lowe, grade 9, set a frosh school record with her 15′ 1.5″ long jump. The boys 4×100 relay team medaled for the second week in a row, improving its season’s best of 46.03, placing second in the varsity boys race. Gio Rofa, grade 11, and Andrew Chen, grade 9, both went past 17′ in the long jump. Nikki Solanki, grade 11, returned to her usual good form, winning her heat in the 100, running under 14 seconds.
The team competes Tuesday at The King’s Academy in a WBAL league meet, then at Fremont High School on Saturday in the Firebird Invitational.
The softball team dropped its only game last week 7-18 to Mercy Burlingame to go to 1-6 on the year. This week, the Eagles travel to The King’s Academy on Tuesday and host Mercy SF on Thursday.
The Harker winter teams had great success this past season and it showed as many Eagles were honored with All-League awards:
- The boys basketball team qualified for CCS and was name a CCS Academic Champion. Jack Connors, grade 11, was given first team honors to represent Harker.
- The girls basketball team also qualified for CCS with Akhila Ramgiri, grade 12, earning first team honors. Maria Vazhaeparambil, grade 10, and Lily Wancewicz, grade 12, also earned honorable mentions.
- The boys soccer team reached the semis of CCS thanks to help from first team honorees Jared Anderson, grade 12, and Andrew Cheplyansky, grade 11, as well as second team honorees Sasvath Ramachandran, grade 9, and Edwin Su, grade 12. Jeffrey Fung and Brandon Lin, both grade 11, were also given honorable mentions.
- The girls soccer team was also well-represented with Julia Amick, grade 12, receiving a first team award, Ria Gupta, grade 12, earning second team, and Cameron Zell and Lilia Gonzales, both grade 12, receiving honorable mentions.