It was Senior Day at Singh Aquatic Center last week, as Jack Farnham, Michael Auld and Justin Culpepper were honored. In the pool, Ethan Hu, grade 9, Yannick Bohbot-Dridi, grade 11, Alex Yu, grade 10, Auld, Culpepper, Vivian Wang, grade 11 and the girls 200 medley relay team each won their events. Qualifying for CCS were Farnham in the 100 backstroke, Bohbot-Dridi in the 200 individual medley, the girls 200 medley relay team and the girls 200 freestyle relay team. The Eagles head to Sacred Heart Prep for league finals this Friday.
The boys volleyball team is now 14-12 on the season after dropping matches to Saratoga and Cupertino last week. The Eagles host Monta Vista on Wednesday for the final regular season match of the year, which is also Senior Night.
The boys golf team defeated The King’s Academy 174-255 last week to complete an undefeated season and earn a fourth consecutive league title. Daulet Tuleubayev, grade 11, and Ryan Vaughan, grade 12, each shot a 35 to tie for the top score of the day. This Wednesday, the Eagles travel to Eagle Ridge for the WBAL Championship.
The lacrosse team picked up a 14-2 win over Notre Dame Belmont and an 8-7 win over Sacred Heart Cathedral last week to bring their season record to 10-6. The Eagles host Mercy Burlingame on Tuesday and Notre Dame San Jose on Friday to finish off league play. The girls are currently in third place in league, but within striking distance of the top two teams.
The softball team had a roller coaster of a week as it lost a heartbreaking 10-9 game in 10 innings to Cupertino before taking care of Notre Dame San Jose 10-1 later in the week. In the loss to Cupertino, seniors Joyce Li, Grace Park and Marti Sutton each drove in two runs. In the victory over NDSJ, Anika Rajamani, grade 10, had four hits and drove in three runs. Kristin LeBlanc, grade 11, was equally as impressive on the mound as she struck out nine batters to pick up the win. This week, the Eagles host The King’s Academy on Tuesday and Notre Dame Belmont on Thursday.
The boys tennis team had an impressive showing at the WBAL Tournament last week as the doubles finals round was Harker vs. Harker. The team of Ed Tischler, grade 12, and Ram Vegesna, grade 9, defeated the duo of Randy Zhao, grade 11, and Neil Bai, grade 11, to earn the league title. Rishi Dange, grade 9, and David Wen, grade 11, went third and fourth respectively in singles play. CCS boys tennis starts on Wednesday.
First place El Camino swept two games from the baseball team last week before the Eagles picked up a win over North Valley Baptist. In a 9-1 loss to El Camino, Mitchell Kole, grade 11, drove in the only Harker run. Later in the week, the Eagles fell 9-8 to El Camino with Varun Haltore, grade 12, leading the offense with three hits and an RBI. Finally, the Eagles took care of NVB 10-0 with Dominic Cea, grade 11, picking up three hits and three RBIs. Cea also combined with Tanay Kamat, grade 11, for a no hitter, striking out 10. This week, the Eagles play at Jefferson on Tuesday and at home against Jefferson on Thursday.
Track and Field
The track and field team competed at the final WBAL meet of the regular season and once again had some great results. The boys 400-meter relay team lowered its season best time as it won its event. Setting the second best Harker time and winning the 100 hurdles was Kismet Singh, grade 9. Anthony Contreras, grade 11, took second in the 100 and 200, setting a personal best in the 100. Grace Koonmen, grade 11, improved her best jump by over a foot in the long jump as she took the number three spot in the league rankings. Tiffany Shou, grade 11, and Davis Howard, grade 12, each threw personal bests in the shot put. The Eagles compete at the WBAL trials this Saturday at Palo Alto High.
Izzy Connell ’13 continues to break her own records as her Pepperdine track career comes to an end. Check out all of Connell’s accomplishments here: