In front of a raucous home crowd, the girls crushed archrival Sacred Heart Prep for the third time this season, advancing past the CCS quarterfinals and into the semifinals. This Wednesday, they will take on Soquel at 7:30 p.m. at Notre Dame-Belmont High School. Stay tuned for information on a rally bus that will take Eagles fans to the game!
Senior Corey Gonzales and sophomore Niki Iyer gave spectacular performances at the CCS finals last Saturday in Salinas to qualify for the state meet this Saturday in Fresno. Iyer had the fifth-best time of the day across all runners in all divisions, placing third in the Division 4 race, while Gonzales placed eighth out of 100 runners. Juniors Jack Rothschild and Alex Dellar also ran personal bests on Saturday’s course.
You can see the results here: http://www.cifccs.org/playoffs/results/14-15/XC%20results%202014.pdf
The Eagles ended their season with a triumphant win, dominating St. Francis-Watsonville 48-15 on senior night. Freshman quarterback Nate Kelly led Harker to a massive 480 yards of total offense, including touchdown passes to three different receivers. Seniors Christian Williams and Sid Krishnamurthi pulled down touchdown passes from 42 and 39 yards, respectively, while junior Miles DeWitt caught touchdowns of 21 and 19 yards. Krishnamurthi also intercepted a pass to set up a scoring drive, as did freshman Anthony Contreras. The Eagles also scored on a touchdown by sophomore Will Park and two extra points by senior Alyssa Amick.
The girls varsity squad won its first-round CCS match last week, beating York School 4-3, before falling the next day to league rival Menlo to end the season. The Eagles finished their year with a 15-7 record, tied for the most victories in a season in Harker girls tennis history.