The girls golf team competed at the Helen Lengfeld Memorial Tournament last week and placed seventh out of 18 teams. Katherine Zhu, grade 11, took fifth out of 108 golfers. Later in the week, the Eagles picked up big wins over Palo Alto and Notre Dame Belmont with Katelyn Vo, grade 9, earning her second medalist honors in as many tries. The girls stay busy this week as they take on Menlo on Monday, Mercy Burlingame on Tuesday and Sacred Heart Prep on Wednesday.
Boys Water Polo
The boys water polo team defeated Santa Clara 13-4 and Saratoga 13-5 last week to pick up two big league wins. The Eagles will host Cupertino on Tuesday and then travel to Milpitas on Thursday.
The cross country team competed at the De La Salle Invitational over the weekend, led by some younger runners in their second cross country meet of the year. Anika Rajamani, grade 10, placed 24th out of 150 in the frosh-soph girls race. She was followed closely by classmates Lilia Gonzales and Aneesha Kumar.
Peter Connors, grade 11, had Harker’s fastest time in the varsity division. Freshmen Rishi Dange, Martin Bourdev, Mihir Sharma and Richard Hu finished within 30 seconds of each other in the 224-runner frosh-soph race. Michael Wang and Andy Koonmen were the top sophomore finishers. Next up for the Eagles is the Stanford Invitational on Oct. 1.
The Eagles were dealt another home loss last Friday as visiting Encinal High defeated Harker 49-12. Next up for the football team is a trip to Santa Cruz High this Friday.
Last week, the girls volleyball team lost to Saint Francis in three games. Melissa Kwan, grade 11, led the Eagles with 16 assists, while seniors Rachel Cheng and Lindsey Trinh each had a team-high six kills. The Eagles host Menlo on Tuesday at 5:45 p.m., then travel to Sacred Heart Prep on Thursday.
Girls Water Polo
Last week, the girls water polo team dropped a 10-2 match to Santa Clara and a 9-3 match to Saratoga. The Eagles will host Wilcox on Tuesday and then travel to Milpitas on Thursday.
The girls tennis team opens its league season on Tuesday as it hosts Menlo at the Santa Clara Tennis Center at 4 p.m. On Thursday, the girls will travel to Crystal Springs Uplands for another league match.