In their season opener, JV football beat Yerba Buena 19-8. Freshman Alex Youn reached the end zone on a 17-yard rushing touchdown. Sid Krishnmurthi, grade 11, caught two touchdowns from two different quarterbacks, snagging a 40-yard pass from Jonathan Keller, grade 10, and a 35-yard pass from Keanu Forbes, grade 11. All told, Harker amassed 314 total yards on offense, led by offensive linemen Chirag Aswani, grade 11, Logan Drazovich, grade 10, and Kevin Wang, grade 10. JV plays Irvington High on the road this Thursday.
Boys water polo starts their season this Thursday at Saratoga High School. The boys had their tune-up last weekend at San Benito, winning two games and losing one. Over the weekend, Eric Holt, grade 11, led the team with eight goals. Billy Bloomquist, grade 11, had eight, with Jeremy Binkley, grade 11, Karan Kurber, grade 12, and Alex Thomas, grade 11, netting five, four and two, apiece.
Girls volleyball improved their record to 2-1 on the year after beating Fremont in straight games last Thursday and had their first match of league play last Friday, opening with a 235-273 victory against Mercy-Burlingame. Kristine Lin, grade 12, shot a 34, earning medalist honors. Then, over the weekend, JV competed in the Milpitas Tournament, winning four and losing just one to earn the bronze championship. The teams play three times this next week. Those wishing to take in a game can catch the team at home on Wednesday for a match against Monta Vista.
Don’t forget, Homecoming is Sept. 27 and Davis Field will be the center of the day’s festivities! For all the info, click here! GO EAGLES!