Track and Field
The track and field team took on the entire WBAL last week at The King’s Academy with great results, including 25 personal bests. The boys 400-meter relay team posted a season-best time, ranking it No. 2 in the WBAL; Ayush Vyas, grade 11, set her personal best in the discus by 10 feet; and Marcus Tymous, grade 11, set the school record for a junior in the long jump. Later in the week, the Eagles competed at the Bearcat Invitational at San Mateo High School, where 18 more personal bests were set. Tymous set the junior school record in the long jump again; Kismet Singh, grade 10, nearly set the school record in the 100 hurdles; and Anna Weirich, grade 9, placed third in the 1,600. This week, the Eagles travel to Los Gatos for the CCS Top 8 event.
The lacrosse team defeated Newark Memorial 13-6 last week, before being handed its first loss of the year as it fell to Mountain View 6-16. The 8-1 Eagles host Carlmont on Tuesday and Los Gatos on Wednesday before traveling to Sequoia on Friday.
Last week, the baseball team split a home and away series with Mills. The week started with a 3-1, eight-inning win for the Eagles, in which Dominic Cea, grade 12, Matthew Kennedy, grade 12, and Nicholas Coulter, grade 9, each drove in a run. Later in the week, Mills upended Harker with a 12-3 win. This week, the Eagles host Crystal Springs Uplands on Tuesday and Pinewood on Thursday before traveling to Harbor on Saturday.
The Harker swim team hosted the WBAL Jamboree No. 3 last week. The boys team defeated Pinewood, Menlo and The King’s Academy, while the girls team defeated Menlo, Mercy Burlingame, Pinewood and The King’s Academy. Among the highlights, Vivian Wang, grade 12, placed first in the 200 free; Alyssa Huang, grade 10, took third in the girls 200 IM; Matthew Chung, grade 9, and Alex Yu, grade 11, went 1-2 in the boys 200 IM; Wang and Rhys Edwards, grade 9, won the boys and girls 50 free; the varsity boys swept the butterfly event, with Ethan Hu, grade 10, taking first; Andrew Chang, grade 9, won the 500 free; Hu and Yannick Bohbot-Dridi, grade 12, went 1-3 in the 100 breast; brother/sister combo Russell Yang, grade 9, and Jackie Yang, grade 10, went 1-2 in their 50 breast races.
Later in the week, the Eagles competed in the Palo Alto Sectional Challenge with some of the top swimmers in the area. Our group held its own with top placements from Wang, Hu and Chung and best-season times from Taylor Kohlmann, grade 12, and Angela Li, grade 11. The boys medley relay team of Edwards, Hu, Chung and Jason Kwok, grade 9, won its event and broke an 8-year-old school record and the girls relay team of Kohlmann, Angela Li, grade 11, Huang and Wang got its final relay cut time in the 200 free relay.
The swimmers are back in the pool at Singh Aquatic Center on April 25 for Senior Day against The King’s Academy.
The boys tennis team continued its dominating season as it defeated both Priory and Pinewood 7-0. This week, the 11-2 Eagles take on Crystal Springs Uplands on both Tuesday and Wednesday, and The King’s Academy on Thursday to finish up the regular season.
Last week, the boys golf team continued to roll as it picked up two more wins. First, the Eagles defeated Sacred Heart Prep 181-209 with Jaimin Bhagat, grade 10, medaling with a 2-under-34. Later in the week, the boys defeated Mitty behind a 37 from Daulet Tuleubayev, grade 12. The Eagles take on Valley Christian on Thursday.
The boys volleyball team improved to 17-3 with a 3-1 win over Cupertino and a 3-0 win over Lynbrook last week. This week, the boys host Saratoga on Wednesday and travel to Mountain View on Friday.
Last week, the softball team defeated El Camino 3-2 as Kristin LeBlanc, grade 12, and Cameron Zell, grade 11, each drove in a run and Anika Rajamani, grade 11, had three hits. However, the Eagles fell to Notre Dame San Jose 4-0 later in the week. This week, the Eagles host Notre Dame Belmont on Wednesday and travel to Mercy Burlingame on Thursday.