[Update] The girls varsity basketball team edged ICA on the road Friday 50-48 in a dramatic come-from-behind victory to set a program record with 14 wins in a single season! Priscilla Auyeung, grade 10, had 17 points and eight rebounds while classmate Daniza Rodriguez added 15 points. The girls (14-2 overall) host Mercy-Burlingame Tues., Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m.. Congratulations ladies!
Jan. 18, 2011
Varsity girls basketball had their second loss on Jan. 11 to Notre Dame –San Jose 68-47, but defeated league foe Crystal Springs Jan. 14 59-39 to improve to 12-2 overall. Senior Roshni Bhatnagar scored 12 points and had six rebounds in the Crystal Springs game, while Daniza Rodriguez, grade 10, scored 15. The girls travel to Kings Tues., Jan. 18 and Immaculate Conception Academy on Fri., Jan. 21.
Junior varsity girls bBasketball posted their first win on Jan. 10 against Liberty Baptist; results of the Tuesday, Jan. 11 are not posted. The JV girls play tonight, Tuesday and Fri., Jan. 21 at King’s Academy and Priory, respectively.
Varsity boys basketball won on Jan. 10, but suffered their first league loss of the season the following Friday at Crystal Springs in a low scoring affair 36-33. The boys, now at 11-3 overall, hope to bounce back this week at Kings on Tuesday Jan. 18, and at Pinewood Fri., Jan. 21.
Junior varsity boys basketball is 8-5 in overall play this season, posting a win on Jan. 11 against Priory and playing Crystal Springs, though results from that game are not available. Their next outings are the same as varsity: Kings and Pinewood on Tuesday and Friday, respectively.
Our wrestlers competed in the Jim Root Tournament at Prospect High on Jan. 15. Jason Mendel, grade 12, placed fourth, Santosh Swaminathan, grade 12, second, and senior Chris McCallaCreary once again took the championship and is now ranked 27th in the state of California, another Harker first! Jan. 20, the team wrestles at home in one of only three home matches, so come support these outstanding athletes as they compete against Fremont High School, 5:30 at Blackford.
Varsity boys soccer has won their last three outings, so are now 3-2 in league with their victories at Eastside College Prep last Tuesday and at Crystal Springs Uplands Friday 5-1. The boys take their winning streak on the road Friday at Menlo.
Junior varsity boys soccer tied University Prep Academy on Jan. 10, and play KIPP San Jose Collegiate Tues., Jan. 18, at Harker and Menlo School Fri., Jan. 21 at Menlo.
Varsity Girls soccer is having a tough season but is showing incremental improvements. The team played to a 0-0 tie Friday against St. Francis-Watsonville where goalie Indica Sur, grade 10, earned her first career shutout. Come support the girls on Davis Field Tues., Jan. 18 vs. Mercy and Thurs., Jan. 20. vs. ECP. Both games are at 3:30 p.m.
Junior varsity girls soccer is splitting the season, 2-2-1 so far, with their most recent win against University last Thursday. They have their final games Tuesday and Wednesday Jan. 25-26 against the Leadership Public School and Immaculate Conception, both at Harker.