April 11, 2012
Eagle update! Boys golf defeated Crystal Springs Monday 191-221 and Pinewood yesterday 186-210 to improve to 6-1 on the season. Maverick McNealy, grade 11, continues to blister the competition shooting a 33 and 31 this week. The team faces SHP Monday.
Baseball defeated Gunderson Monday 4-0 to improve to 6-7 overall. Junior Kevin Cali had a great game going 3 for 4 at the plate with a run scored. He also pitched a complete game allowing only two hits. The boys travel to Gunn Friday.
By Dan Molin
April 10, 2012
Girls lacrosse is currently first place in league after defeating Mercy-Burlingame 13-11 on Davis Field. Wendy Shwe, grade 11, scored five goals and Christine Lee, grade 10, had 21 saves in goal. The girls are on a three-game win streak and hope to make it four in a row with a victory over Sequoia at Harker Wednesday.
The girls swim team had a great home meet on March 28, defeating both Notre Dame and Castilleja. Harker won 10 of 11 events, including a 1-2-3 sweep in the 100-yard butterfly by Katie Siegel, grade 12, Manon Audebert, grade 10, and Lucy Cheng, grade 12.
The 200-medley relay of Kimberly Ma, grade 10, Amie Chien, grade 11, Cheng and Siegel won and qualified for CCS.
The 200-free relay of Audebert, Chien, Rachelle Koch and Tiffany Wong, both grade 12, won and qualified for CCS.
The 400-free relay of Audebert, Siegel, Wong and Ma also won and qualified for CCS.
Audebert won the 200 free, qualifying for CCS; Ma won the 200 IM and 500 free, qualifying for CCS in both.
Siegel won the 100 fly and the 100 back, qualifying for CCS in both. Koch won both the 100 free and 100 breast events.
In the boys intersquad meet, Kevin Khojasteh, grade 12, shattered the Harker 500-yard freestyle record, previously set by Daryl Neubieser, grade 9. Karan Das-Grande, grade 11 and Albert Chu, grade 10, also had great swims in the 100 fly and 100 free. The swimmers will head to the Los Banos Invitational this Saturday. Wish them luck!
Varsity boys tennis went 3-0 before the break with wins over Homestead, Priory and King’s Academy, completing its season with a dominating 7-0 victory. Derek Tzeng, grade 12, played his best match of the year and won 6-1, 6-1. All the doubles teams won easily. Chris Chang and Nikhil Narayen, grades 11 and12, won at #1, 6-1, 6-0; Rahul Desirazu andJason Chu, grades 11 and 9, won 6-2, 6-0; and Nikhil Panu and Justin Yang, both grade 11, completed the doubles domination, 6-0, 6-1. The boys are 6-4 overall, 5-2 in league and face Crystal Springs Tues., April 10.
At the second league track and field meet of the season, Isabelle Connell, grade 11, placed first in both the 200 meter and 400 meter. Sumit Minocha, grade 11, took first in both the 200 meter and 100 meter. Tyler Yeats, grade 11, and Corey Gonzales, grade 9, were first and second in the 1,600. Gonzales and Krish Chandani, grade 10, were third and fourth in the 800 meter. Yeats was second in the 3,200 meter. Claudia Tischler, grade 10, her first meet back from injury, got first in the 800 meter. Ragini Bhattacharya, grade 11, placed first in the 3,200 meter. Vedant Thyagaraj, grade 10, got third in the 400 meter.
Harker throwers went first, second, fourth and fifth in shot and second, third, fourth and fifth in discus. Michael Chen set a new school shot put record of 41’ 7”, eclipsing the old mark set by Thomas Enzminger ’10 by a full foot. Matt Giammona, grade 11, was second in both shot and disc.
At the prestigious Leland Invitational Saturday, Minocha won the 200 meter with a lightning fast 22.42. Michael Chen, grade 11, broke his recently-set Harker shot put record with a throw of 42’, good for seventh place. Bhattacharya and Tischler placed fifth and eighth respectively in the 1,600 meter. Results: http://www.athletic.net/TrackAndField/MeetResults.aspx?Meet=147852#1067
Both Minocha and Connell are currently ranked in the Top 10 of CCS in the 200-meter run!
Boys volleyball went 4-1 at the Watsonville Tournament, good for fifth place out of 20, and the silver division championship. The boys are now 9-10 overall and face Homestead and Lynbrook this week.
Softball defeated King’s Academy 8-2 before the break. Ashley Del Alto, grade 11, was three for four with six RBIs! Alison Rugar, grade 11, pitched 15 strikeouts. The girls try to improve upon their 5-3 record with games at Saratoga and Presentation this week.
Our golfers defeated King’s Academy, but suffered their first defeat of the season against Menlo before the break. The boys are now 4-1 and face Crystal Springs today.
Baseball gave perennial power Menlo all it could handle before the break keeping the game tied at 1-1 through six innings before Menlo eventually pulled away with the victory. Kevin Cali, grade 11, was one for three with an RBI. The boys are now 5-7 overall, 1-1 in league and have three away games this week.