The girls swim team opened their season with a 110-60 victory over Notre Dame in early March. Harker won all 11 events, qualifying for CCS in eight of them. Senior Jessica Khojasteh, junior Katie Siegel and freshman Manon Audebert each won two individual events, and Kimberly Ma, grade 9 and Amie Chien, grade 10, each won one event. All three relays won and qualified for CCS, with the 400 free relay of Ma, Audebert, Siegel and Khojasteh setting a school record with a time of 3:45.67.
The boys tennis team defeated Pinewood and King’s Academy last week to improve to 4-0 overall. Varsity hosts Crystal Springs tomorrow and travels to rival Sacred Heart Prep on Thursday.
The boys golf team tallied three victories last week, two against King’s Academy and one against Pinewood. Against Pinewood, Maverick McNealy, grade 10, earned his second straight medalist honors by shooting an even par 33. Classmate Kyle Roter continues his strong putting performance, finishing with a 38. Also contributing to the match were freshman Vik Bhagat’s 44, junior Nathan Sowards’ 46 and senior Ram Seeni’s 47.
Softball went 1-1 last week, defeating Andrew Hill 13-3 and losing at Monte Vista Christian 7-1. Against Hill, Sonia Gupta, grade 10, went 3 for 5 and Alison Rugar, grade 10, pitched 13 strikeouts. Rugar has 29 strikeouts in the season so far. The girls have home games Thurs. and Fri., March 17-18.
Boys volleyball had three matches last week, losing to Mountain View and Westmont, but came from two games down to defeat Monta Vista 3-2 Friday. Senior Zach Mank dominated at the net in games four and five while classmate Jacob Chappell led the team in kills.
Baseball lost to Fremont and Liberty last week. Against Fremont, Greg Cox, grade 12, went 2 for 3 at the plate. At the JV level, David Dominguez, grade 11, pitched all nine innings and drove in the winning run against Gilroy last week to earn the 3-2 victory.
Girls lacrosse lost to Menlo-Atherton and Leland last week. Senior Monisha Appalaraju scored against Leland.
Track and field opens their league season March 16 … wish them well!