Congratulations to Elise Mayer, grade 10, who was among the top female lacrosse players in the Bay Area to be invited to try out for the National Lacrosse Team. After a grueling tryout, Mayer made Team No. 1 and will represent NorCal in a national competition at Yale over Memorial Day weekend. Great job Elise!
It was business as usual for the boys golf team last week as it picked up two more wins. The Eagles started the week shooting their best score in Harker history with a 2-under-par performance as a team, defeating Menlo 178-187. Jin Kim, grade 11, led the team as he medaled with a 34. Later in the week, the boys defeated Crystal Springs Uplands 178-207. The Eagles shot the top four scores, with Ryan Vaughan, grade 12, leading the way with a 33, followed closely by Avi Khemani, grade 12, shooting a 34. Today, the Eagles take on Sacred Heart Prep and Thursday they face off with The King’s Academy.
The boys tennis team stayed red hot as it swept Priory and Pinewood last week, both 7-0, and have now won seven matches in a row. Today and tomorrow, the Eagles will be playing in CCS qualifying matches at Menlo, with CCS starting next week.
It was a very good week for the lacrosse team as it picked up three wins to bring the season record to 8-6. The girls started the week with an 18-10 win over Salinas, followed by a hard-fought 13-12 win over Carlmont, with a 20-10 victory over Stevenson to finish the week. This week, the Eagles host Notre Dame Belmont on Tuesday and travel to Sacred Heart Cathedral on Friday.
Members of the softball team flexed their muscles as they put up big numbers in two wins last week. In a 12-1 win over Fremont early in the week, Kristin LeBlanc, grade 11, had three hits and three RBIs, with Grace Park, grade 12, and Taylor Lam, grade 10, also driving in two runs each. Later in the week, it was LeBlanc making noise on the mound as she no-hit Castilleja in a 15-0 mercy rule game. Park led the offense with three RBIs. This week, the Eagles travel to Cupertino on Tuesday and host Notre Dame San Jose on Thursday.
Track and Field
The Eagles took their largest team ever to face off with some of the best in CCS track last week at the CCS Top 8 at Los Gatos. The girls 400-meter relay team of Grace Koonmen, grade 11, Gloria Guo, grade 11, Nikki Solanki, grade 9, and Alycia Cary, grade 10, broke their school record for the third time this season, lowering their mark by .5 seconds. Also, Anthony Contreras, grade 11, ran a personal best in the 400. Next up for the Eagles is a trip to Sacred Heart Prep for WBAL meet No. 3.
The boys volleyball team dropped a 3-2 match with Homestead last week to bring its season record to 14-10 on the season. This week, the Eagles take on Saratoga at home on Wednesday and travel to Cupertino on Friday.
The baseball team went 1-2 last week, dropping 9-0 and 6-4 games to Crystal Springs Uplands, before defeating San Jose 13-2 later in the week. The 8-8 Eagles play home and away on Tuesday and Thursday versus El Camino before traveling to North Valley Baptist on Friday.
The swim team was off last week.It will take on The King’s Academy this Wednesday at Singh Aquatic Center.