The fall sports All-League teams were recently announced and Harker definitely made its presence felt.
The girls volleyball team was a CCS Scholastic Champion, with Rachel Cheng, grade 12, earning a first team nod, and Lindsey Trinh, grade 12, and Lauren Napier, grade 11, taking home honorable mentions.
The football team made it to the NCS playoffs for the second year in a row, thanks to many superb individual efforts. Anthony Contreras, grade 11 was the league offensive MVP and James Pauli, grade 11, was the league defensive MVP. First team honors went to seniors Will Park and Saketh Gurram, and juniors Nate Kelly and Angel Cervantes. Second team honors went to seniors Danny Reidenbach and Davis Howard, and junior Jalen Clark
Finishing ninth in CCS, the girls golf team was home to co-league MVP and league champion Katherine Zhu, grade 11. Katelyn Vo, grade 9, was a first team honoree. Vanessa Tyagi, grade 11, and Vienna Wang, grade 12, received second team honors, while Alexis Gauba, grade 12, and Larissa Tyagi, grade 9, received honorable mentions.
In girls tennis, junior Elizabeth Schick and freshmen Rachel Broweleit and Gina Partridge picked up first team league honors. Second team went to Srivani Vegesna, grade 9, and Connie Miao, grade 12. Kathleen Cheng, grade 11, and Amanda Cheung, grade 9, received honorable mentions.
The girls water polo team was represented by Meghana Karinthi, grade 11, who received first team honors, and Abigail Wisdom, grade 10, who earned second team honors.
The boys water polo team had an amazing year, earning its first trip to CCS as league co-champs and being named CCS Scholastic Champions. Arben Gutierrez-Bujari, grade 12, was named the most valuable field player and Misha Ivkov, grade 12, was named co-most valuable goalie. Gutierrez-Bujari, Ivkov and Arnav Tandon, grade 12, were all named to the first team, with Gutierrez-Bujari and Tandon also earning D2 coaches All-CCS honorable mentions. Matthew Hajjar, grade 10, was also named to the second team.
Niki Iyer, grade 12, finished her incredible high school cross country career as league MVP, league champion and third place in CCS. Lilia Gonzales, grade 10, Gloria Guo, grade 11, Ryan Adolf, grade 10, and Peter Connors, grade 11, were all cross country honorable mentions.
Congratulations to all the hard-working Harker student athletes! Go Eagles!