Congratulations to Dezi Johnsen, grade 7, for placing fourth in the nation in the 145-pound weight division at the 62nd Annual Flo Tulsa Nationals in Tulsa, Okla., this past weekend. Johnsen was among more than 2,000 wrestlers ages 4-16 years old, representing 40 states, to compete in the “oldest, most prestigious junior wrestling event in the world,” according to World of Wrestling. Awesome job, Dezi!
The girls soccer team continued its impressive year as it picked up two league wins last week, bringing the team’s season record to 8-2-1. In a 5-3 win over Castilleja, senior Joelle Anderson scored two goals, with senior Lyndsey Mitchell, and sophomores Sara Min and Julia Amick, also scoring goals. Last Friday, at the Kicks Against Cancer game, the Eagles defeated Eastside College Prep 10-1, with Anderson scoring five goals, Mitchell and Sahana Narayan, grade 10, each scoring two goals, and Cameron Zell, grade 10, also scoring. Next up for the Eagles is a home match versus Mercy San Francisco on Thursday.
The boys soccer team started the week with a 4-1 loss to Menlo, but finished the week with an impressive 3-0 victory over Eastside College Prep. Today, the boys team takes on the German International School of Silicon Valley at Davis Field, with a trip to The Kings Academy set for Wednesday.
The Harker wrestling team defeated Saratoga High 45-12 last week at its first home meet of the year. Justin Su, grade 11, Anthony Contreras, grade 11, and Diego Figueroa, grade 12, all won by pin, with Alan Hughes, grade 11, winning by decision and Dolan Dworak, grade 11, winning by DQ. Next up for the Eagles is a league matchup at Santa Clara High.
The boys basketball team lost two league games last week. In a tough 51-47 OT loss to The Kings Academy, Brando Pakel, grade 11, led the Eagles with 11 points and seven rebounds. Later in the week, Justin Jia, grade 12, led all Eagles with seven points in a 64-24 loss to Menlo. This week, the Eagles host Pinewood on Tuesday and travel to Sacred Heart Prep on Friday.
Picking up a 39-31 win over The Kings Academy last week, the girls basketball team improved to 9-8 on the season. Next up for the Eagles is a trip to Crystal Springs Uplands on Tuesday and a home game versus Notre Dame San Jose on Friday.