It was an outstanding Homecoming night on Saturday, with varsity football defeating Santa Cruz 23-13 – in front of what some say was the largest crowd to witness a Harker football game on Davis Field. Freshman Demonte Aleem scored two touchdowns, while sophomore Anthony Contreras scored from a pass by classmate Nate Kelly. Senior Oisin Coveney was perfect on extra points as well. The team is now an impressive 4-1 as it travels to Oakland Saturday to face Emery High School in its second league match of the season.
Your 15th ranked girls varsity volleyball team had an outstanding victory last week at Menlo 32-30, 25-20 and 25-23 to take sole possession of first place in league. Junior Rachel Cheng led defensively with 37 digs and senior Shannon Richardson had 18 kills. The girls travel to Notre Dame today at 5:45 p.m. and host Mercy Thursday at 5:45 p.m. Come cheer on your high-flying Eagles!!
The girls varsity tennis team soundly defeated Pinewood and Crystal Springs last week, and had a solid showing in a losing effort to Bishop O’Dowd at the prestigious Battle of the Bay Tournament. The girls bounced back with a 5-2 victory over Tamalpais to improve to 4-1 overall. They have three matches this week, with a tough matchup against Sacred Heart Prep today at 4 p.m. at the Santa Clara Tennis Center. Come out and support the team!
Varsity girls cross country placed second overall at their first league meet last week with junior Niki Iyer taking first place individually and senior Alex Dellar placing 12th. Key contributors were our four freshman stars: Anika Rajamani, Lilia Gonzales, Alycia Cary and Aneesha Kumar. The top three cross country boys, al seniors, made major improvements from a year ago. Connor O’Neill improved by 2:47, Jack Rothschild dropped 54 seconds and Lev Sepetov ran 1:21 faster than last year’s run at San Bruno Mountain. The teams compete Saturday at Crystal Springs.
Girls water polo lost to Santa Clara last week but earned its second win of the season with a 6-4 victory over Wilcox. The boys team defeated Lynbrook and Santa Clara last week to improve to 5-4 overall. Both boys and girls host Milpitas today at the Singh Aquatic Center. The girls varsity team plays at 4:30 p.m., while the boys play at 6:45 p.m.
Girls golf had victories over Sacred Heart Prep and Mercy last week to improve to 3-1 overall.