Anna Weirich, grade 10, competed at the prestigious Stanford Invitational over the weekend and showed why she is one of the top runners in the state. Weirich finished second among 186 D2 state runners, posting the best sophomore time of the day; she had one of the top 10 best times for any runner in the six division invitational. Weirich rejoins the rest of the Harker runners this Thursday at Crystal Springs Cross Country Park for the first WBAL meet of the year, followed by the Artichoke Invitational in Half Moon Bay over the weekend.
Girls Water Polo
The girls water polo team stayed hot as they picked up two more wins last week. In an 8-2 win over Wilcox, Cas Ruedy, grade 11, led the team with two goals, while Arushi Madan, grade 11, had 14 saves. Later in the week, the girls defeated Santa Clara 7-2. The 12-3 Eagles travel to Monta Vista on Tuesday, host Milpitas on Thursday and compete in the Milpitas Tournament over the weekend.
The girls golf team started last week with a 196-261 win over Sacred Heart Prep, led by Sophie Zhang Murphy, grade 9, who shot a 36 to earn medalist honors. Later in the week, the Eagles defeated Notre Dame SJ and Mercy Burlingame 184-233-254 in a league tri-match. Natalie Vo, grade 10, and Tina Xu, grade 9, tied for medalist each shooting a 35. The girls have a busy week as they take on Notre Dame Belmont on Monday, Menlo on Tuesday and King’s Academy and Mercy Burlingame in a tri-match on Wednesday.
The girls tennis team went 1-1 last week as they fell to a tough Menlo team 7-0 before defeating Notre Dame Belmont 7-0 later in the week. The Eagles host Castilleja on Tuesday and Sacred Heart Prep on Thursday.
Last week, the girls volleyball team fell to Menlo in 4 games before defeating Mercy Burlingame in an exciting five-game set. The Eagles head into the week with a 6-8 record and will face off with Mercy San Francisco on Tuesday at home before competing at the Notre Dame Belmont Tiger Cup over the weekend.
Boys Water Polo
The boys water polo team started last week with a 10-8 loss to Wilcox, but finished the week with a 16-3 victory over Santa Clara. This week, the 7-8 Eagles travel to Monta Vista on Tuesday, host Milpitas on Thursday and travel to Los Gatos on Saturday.
After a bye week, the 4-2 football team hosts Elsie Allen at Homecoming on Friday.
Alumni Sports News
Great result for Katherine Zhu, last week as she levered UC Berkeley into fourth place with her most excellent second place tie!