The Harker girls golf team placed sixth in a stacked field at the Helen Lengfeld Tournament, finishing ahead of Central Coast Section powerhouses Gunn, Palo Alto, Mitty, Presentation and Menlo. The Eagles were paced by sophomore Katherine Zhu’s 1-under-par 70; she tied for first place with one eagle and four birdies. Ashley Zhong, grade 12, contributed with a solid round of 80 and classmate Daphne Liang with an 89. The lady linksters open league with a highly anticipated match against defending co-champion Menlo today at Menlo Country Club, followed by Notre Dame tomorrow.
Varsity football earned its second victory of the season with a 40-6 league win over California School of the Deaf. Demonte Aleem, grade 9, had two touchdowns rushing and one on reception while racking up 117 yards running on seven attempts. Johnathon Keller, grade 12, had two touchdowns and Anthony Contreras, grade 10, added another. Quarterback Nate Kelly, grade 10, threw for 118 yards while Miles DeWitt, grade 12, led defensively with five tackles. Support the team under the lights of Davis Field this Friday night vs. Gunn High School at 7 p.m.!
Varsity and JV girls volleyball defeated Westmont High School last week in straight games. Support the team this week as it continues to take on the top teams in CCS. Presentation visits Blackford tomorrow, while another ranked team, Valley Christian, visits Thursday as the girls try to improve on their 5-4 record. JV plays at 4 p.m. and varsity plays at 5:30 p.m. Freshman girls had two victories last week to improve to 2-1 overall.
Boys water polo lost a close game Thursday at Saratoga High 11-10 and the girls squad lost at Monta Vista. Support the teams tomorrow against Homestead at the Singh Aquatic Center starting at 4:30 p.m.
Girls tennis opens the season tomorrow against Notre Dame-Belmont at the Santa Clara Tennis Center at 4 p.m. Wish them well!
Cross Country competes Saturday at the Westmoor Ram Invitational while Niki Iyer, grade 11, races at the Stanford Invitational.