Track and Field
Over the weekend, the track and field team competed at The King’s Academy Track Classic and broke four school records. The boys distance medley relay team of Henry Wong, grade 11, Anthony Contreras, grade 12, Alex Rule, grade 11, and Ryan Adolf, grade 11, broke the previous 4,000-meter distance relay record by 50 seconds. Nikki Solanki, grade 10, set new sophomore school records in the 100 and 200, with both times ranking No. 3 on the all-time list. Giovanni Rofa, grade 10, set a sophomore long jump school record with his 17′ 10″ jump; the previous record holder, Davis Dunaway ’17, who was home on break from Carnegie Mellon, assisted him. Anna Weirich, grade 9, ran the third best all-time 1,600 with her 5:25 run, then came back five hours later and ran a 5:21 on a relay. Next up for the Eagles is the first WBAL event of the year at Bellarmine on Wednesday, followed by the St. Francis Invitational on Saturday.
The boys volleyball team continued its hot start to the season as it defeated Los Gatos and Oak Grove last week, each 3-0. This week, the 6-1 boys team travels to Monta Vista on Wednesday and Lynbrook on Friday.
The softball team lost two tough games last week. In a 12-13 loss to Notre Dame San Jose, the Eagles gave up seven runs in the final inning to take the loss. In the game, Molly Mobley, grade 9, and Cameron Zell, grade 11, each had an impressive four hits and two RBIs; Anika Rajamani, grade 11, had three hits and two RBIs; and Taylor Lam, grade 11, had four hits, including a home run. Later in the week, the girls fell to Fremont 6-9. Mobley had two more hits and two more RBIs, and Zell added three hits and an RBI. This week, the Eagles host Mercy Burlingame on Tuesday and Gunderson on Friday.
The boys tennis team was on fire last week as it defeated Nueva, Priory and Aptos, each 7-0, before running into a Menlo roadblock and falling 1-6. This week, the Eagles take on Pinewood, Carlmont and The King’s Academy on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, respectively.
Last week, the lacrosse team picked up the 9-5 win over Salinas to open its 2018 season. This week, the girls host Woodside on Tuesday and Stevenson on Thursday.
The baseball team lost a tough one to Independence High 2-7 in extra innings last week. Dominic Cea, grade 12, threw 7.1 innings of three-hit, 10-strikeout ballgame. This week, the Eagles travel to Jefferson High on Thursday.
The swim team competed at the Small School invitational over the weekend with amazing results:
200 Free: Matthew Chung, grade 9- 1st place, CCS Cut, *New School Record*
500 Free: Chung – 1st place, CCS Cut *New School Record* P
200 IM: Vivian Wang, grade 12- 1st place, CCS Cut
100 Breast: Wang- 1st Place, CCS Cut
200 IM: Alex Yu, grade 11- 2nd place, CCS Cut
200 IM: Yannick Bohbot-Dridi, grade 12- 3rd place
100 IM: Andrew Lu, grade 9- 2nd place
100 Free: Betsy Tian, grade 9- 3rd Place
100 Free: Bohbot-Dridi- 2nd Place
50 Breast: Russell Yang, grae 9- 3nd Place
100 Breast: Ethan Hu, grade 10- 2nd Place
100 Breast: Yu-3rd
Boys 200 Free Relay: Chung, Bohbot-Dridi, Hu. Jason Kwok, grade 9- 1st Place, CCS Cut
Boys 400 Free Relay: Chung, Yu, Bohbot-Dridi, Hu- 1st Place, CCS Cut
The Eagles host the first WBAL jamboree on March 21.
The boys golf team picked up a 227-204 victory over Crystal Springs Uplands last week with Daulet Tuleubayev, grade 12, leading the way shooting a 36. Then, over the weekend, the boys traveled to Nevada to compete in the Pahrump Valley Invitational and finished fourth out of 18 teams. Jin Kim, grade 12, and Jaimin Bhagat, grade 10, were the top Eagle golfers, tying for 19th place. This week, the Eagles take on The King’s Academy on Monday.