Harker athletics opened the new year with a win by both varsity and JV in girls volleyball against Priory. JV won in two sets, but varsity had to keep the hammer down for a five-game marathon, finally winning 15-13 in the fifth set. Read all about it in the Merc! Come watch their home opener at Blackford next Tuesday night v. Homestead! 4:30 JV, 5:45 varsity.
A few cross country runners competed in the Gunn High scrimmage meet yesterday. Sophomore Corey Gonzales won the varsity boys race defeating runners from St. Francis, Palo Alto and Gunn high schools. Senior Tyler Yeats placed sixth. On the girl’s side, Ragini Bhattacharya, grade 12, and Claudia Tischler, grade 11, placed ninthth and 11th, respectively. Their next race is Sept. 15 in Salinas.
Varsity football season opens tonight against Yerba Buena at 7! Come on over – the price is right (free)!