It was a good week for the boys golf team! The Eagles started the week with a second place finish at the Marin Catholic Wildcat Invitational. It was Harker’s best-ever finish at the event, just three strokes behind the overall winner. The best individual Harker finisher was Daulet Tuleubayev, grade 11, in fourth place. Later in the week, the Eagles defeated Menlo 191-210, with a trio of Eagles finishing with the three best scores of the day. Tuleubayev led all golfers shooting a 35, with Jin Kim, grade 11, just one stroke behind and Ryan Vaughan, grade 12, shooting a 38. To finish off the week, Harker defeated Sacred Heart Prep 193-215. The Eagles once again finished 1-2-3 in scoring, with Victor Shin, grade 11, shooting a 36, Vaughan shooting a 37 and Tuleubayev tying for third with a 39. The Eagles take this winning momentum to Southern California as they compete in the Champions Invitational this weekend.
Last week, the boys volleyball team dropped matches against Homestead and Saratoga before going 2-2 at the Campbell Classic, defeating Prospect and Willow Glen. The 9-6 Eagles host Los Altos on Wednesday and Mountain View on Friday before competing in the Aptos Tournament this weekend.
Track and Field
The Eagles traveled to Fremont High School to compete at the Firebird Relays last weekend. Highlights included Gloria Guo, grade 11, and Kismet Singh, grade 9, each winning their races in the 400m and 100m hurdles. Guo joins Grace Koonmen, grade 11, among the top four all-time finishers in the Harker 400m. Koonmen’s 200m time put her second on the Harker all-time list. Angel Cervantes, grade 11, ran personal bests in his 100m and 200m races, and Rishi Chopra, grade 11, ran a season best in the 800m, moving in to the Harker top 10 all time. The Eagles have a few weeks off before their next meet on April 12.
The Eagles fell to The King’s Academy 13-2 last week. Marti Sutton, grade 12, and Cameron Zell, grade 10, each had a hit and drove in a run in the effort. This week, the girls host Notre Dame San Jose on Monday, travel to Notre Dame Belmont on Tuesday and host Mercy Burlingame on Thursday.
Last week, the boys tennis team dropped a match to Menlo 7-0 before upending Sacred heart Prep 6-1. This week, the Eagles take on The King’s Academy on Monday, Nueva on Tuesday and Crystal Spirngs Uplands on Thursday.
The lacrosse team defeated Woodside 8-7 before falling to Burlingame 18-4 last week. The 4-4 Eagles host Aragon on Tuesday and Sequoia on Thursday.
Last week, the Eagles hosted their first jamboree of the year with many notable performances. Ethan Hu, grade 9, won the 50 freestyle with a CCS qualifying time, then broke the school record in the 100 backstroke. Vivian Wang, grade 11, won the 100 backstroke and the 50 freestyle, qualifying for her fourth CCS event. The 400 and 200 freestyle relay team of Jack Farnham, grade 12, Justin Culpepper, grade 12, Michael Auld, grade 12 and Hu qualified for CCS in both events, as they won the 400 and took second in the 200. The Eagles will be in action again on April 7 at The Ron Freeman Invitational at Monta Vista High School.
The varsity baseball team had a rough week as it dropped three games, losing to El Camino 11-1, Jefferson 6-3 and Harbor 10-4. The 5-4 Eagles look to bounce back this week as they host Westmoor on Tuesday before traveling to Westmoor on Thursday.