The football team dominated visiting Lowell on Friday to the tune of 50-0. It was also Senior Night, and the Seniors had quite a night! Anthony Meissner, grade 12, connected with Jared Anderson, grade 12, on a 58-yard scoring play, and with Mitchell Granados, grade 12, on a 64-yard touchdown. Meissner also scored on two rushing touchdowns. Marcus Tymous, grade 12, also had two rushing scores, with Ayush Vyas, grade 12, adding another rushing TD. In addition, Vyas recovered a fumble and Sid Dudyala, grade 11, intercepted his second pass of the year. The Eagles take this week off before returning for Homecoming next Friday, Oct. 5, against Elsie Allen High.
Girls Water Polo
The girls water polo team stayed hot as it defeated Lynbrook 4-3 and Cupertino 11-2 last week, before going 3-1 at the Watsonville Tournament over the weekend. The girls racked up 10 straight wins over the last few weeks before losing in the finals of the tournament. In the win over Lynbrook, Alicia Xu, grade 11, Sammi Yanovsky, grade 12, Cas Ruedy, grade 11, and Anna Arnaudova, grade 10, each scored. Abby Wisdom, grade 12, led the way for the Eagles with three goals in the win over Cupertino, and led the team with 15 goals throughout the weekend tournament. The Eagles look to continue their excellent play as they host Wilcox this Tuesday at 4 p.m. and Santa Clara this Thursday at 6:15 p.m.
The girls volleyball team fell to Sacred Heart Prep 3-0 early last week before dropping a heartbreaking match 2-3 against Notre Dame Belmont. This week, the Eagles travel to Menlo on Tuesday before hosting Mercy Burlingame on Thursday.
The young Eagle runners stole the day at the Pacific Tiger Invitational at the University of the Pacific on Saturday. The frosh-soph girls team, led by the race winner Anna Weirich, grade 10, trophied with a third place finish out of 42 teams. Sophomores Aditya Singhvi and Arya Maheshwari led the boys frosh-soph team to a fourth place finish. Weirich defended her individual race title, winning last year by four seconds, this year by 50 seconds. Senior Ryan Adolf continued to shine as the varsity boys leader as he ran 17:44 in the golf course 5k run, improving by 1:00 over last year’s run. Adolf also represented Harker in the “Mascot Dance Contest”. Weirich will next run Saturday in the prestigious Stanford Invitational cross country meet. (Update provided by Coach Scott Chisam.)
Boys Water Polo
The boys water polo team took care of Fremont 13-9 last week before suffering a tough 10-11 loss to Cupertino in OT. The Eagles take on Wilcox this Tuesday at 6:15 p.m. and Santa Clara this Thursday at 4 p.m., both at the Singh Aquatic Center.
Last week, the girls tennis team took a tough 3-4 loss to Sacred Heart Prep, but bounced back to defeat Crystal Springs Uplands 5-2. This week, the Eagles face off with Menlo on Tuesday and Notre Dame Belmont on Thursday.
The girls golf team is back in action today against Sacred Heart Prep, followed by a tri-match against Mercy Burlingame and Notre Dame San Jose on Wednesday.