The boys soccer team finished its season last week with a 4-1 win over Eastside College Prep and a 5-3 win over The King’s Academy. The wins were part of an impressive 7-0-2 finish to the season, but the Eagles fell just 1 point shy of qualifying for CCS, which would have snapped an 11-year drought. The boys ended the year with a 10-6-2 record.
After a 3-0 loss to Mercy Burlingame last week, the girls soccer team defeated Eastside College Prep 5-1 with Joelle Anderson, grade 12, scoring all five goals. Anderson ended the season leading the CCS with 43 goals and 90 points. In addition, Anderson ended her career at Harker as the all-time leading goal scorer with an amazing 101 career goals! The girls team finished the season with an 11-5-1 record.
Last week, the girls basketball team lost to The King’s Academy 38-31 with Jordan Thomson, grade 12, scoring 16 points and Selin Sayiner, grade 11, adding 9 points. Later in the week, the Eagles defeated Crystal Springs Uplands 53-19 on Senior Night. Thompson scored 28 points, which included six 3-pointers, and Haley Arena, grade 9, added 9 points. In the win over CSU, Thompson surpassed the 2,000 career point mark, further extending her lead as the all-time scorer in Harker basketball history. The 13-11 girls team will begin its CCS journey Tuesday night at Santa Cruz High School.
The boys basketball team dropped its final two games of the season last week. In a 63-47 loss to Menlo, Jordan Goheen, grade 12, led the Eagles with 8 points. Later in the week, the boys lost to Pinewood 65-37 with Jarrett Anderson, grade 10, and Eric Jeong, grade 11, each scoring 8 points. Despite the losses, the 7-17 Eagles qualified for CCS and will travel to Carmel on Thursday.
The CCS Wrestling tournament begins this weekend with Daniel Reidenbach, grade 12, Eric Fang, grade 9, Davis Howard, grade 12, and Anthony Contreras, grade 11, all representing Harker.
The spring season kicks off this week with lots of action:
Baseball: Thursday vs. Yerba Buena at Blackford
Softball: Friday at Del Mar
Boys Golf: Wednesday at Lone Tree Golf Course for the Joe Gambetta Invitational
Boys Tennis: Tuesday at Priory
Boys Volleyball: Friday vs. San Lorenzo Valley at Blackford
Swim: Saturday at the Palo Alto Invitational
Lacrosse: March 1 vs. Newark at Davis Field
Track and Field: March 4 at the Willow Glen Invitational
Niki Iyer, grade 12, began her final high school track season with a bang as she placed second in the 3000-meter at the California Track & Field Winter Championships last week at Arcadia High School. In April, Iyer will compete in the 3200m at the Arcadia Invitational, which is one of the top high school meets in the country. Check out a post race interview with Niki: