A huge congratulations to the five Harker swimmers who competed at the state championships this weekend. Ethan Hu, grade 10, brought home Harker’s first-ever state championship, in any sport, as he won the 100 butterfly. Hu also placed fourth in the 200 IM (and was mentioned in an article in The Mercury News); Matthew Chung, grade 9, took 20th in the 500 free; Jason Kwok, grade 9, was 33rd in the 100 breast; the 400 free relay team of Chung, Hu, Rhys Edwards, grade 9, and Yannick Bohbot-Dridi, grade 12, took 21st; and the 200 medley relay team of Chung, Kwok, Hu and Edwards was 22nd.
David Wen, grade 12, won his first CCS match last week 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 before falling to the No. 1 seed in the second round. The duo of Neil Bai and Randy Zhao, both grade 12, also won their first round match, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, before falling to the No. 1 doubles team in the second round as well.
The boys volleyball season continues this Tuesday night as the Eagles are ranked No. 3 in the CIF D2 Boys Volleyball Championship and will host St. Patrick-St. Vincent of Vallejo.
The boys golf team finished its season in fifth place last week at the CCS Championships. Daulet Tuleubayev, grade 12, was the top individual Eagle finishing tied for seventh in CCS.
Track and Field
The lone Harker representative at the CCS preliminaries, Ayush Vyas, grade 11, finished 30th in CCS in the discus this weekend.
Spring Scholastic Championship Teams
Many Harker spring teams were named 2018 Scholastic Championship teams by having a top five GPA in their respective sports in CCS. Baseball (3.8780), boys volleyball (3.7400) and boys golf (3.8780) were tops in their sports; girls lacrosse (3.7250) and boys track and field (3.6950) finished second in their sports; softball (3.7250) and girls swimming (3.7560) each finished fourth; and boys swimming (3.6150) and boys tennis (3.6660) finished fifth. Congrats to our awesome student athletes.