Wrestler Danny Wang, grade 12, went 3-2 at the Overfelt Tournament on Saturday, earning his three victories by pinning his opponents. This Thursday is the wrestling team’s final home match of the regular season, which means that it’s also Senior Night for Wang, Harker’s lone senior wrestler. Come support him in his final Harker home match at Blackford this Thursday at 5:30 p.m.!
Girls soccer had two wins and one loss last week to even up their record overall at 6-6-1 and improve their league record to a sterling 5-2-1. The girls capped off their week with a 6-0 win against Eastside College Prep in the annual Kicks Against Cancer fundraiser game. Sondra Leal Da Costa, grade 12, led the way with three goals. Safia Khouja, grade 10, added a pair, and Alyssa Amick, grade 10, scored one, while Indica Sur, grade 12, made two clutch saves in goal. The girls have now won four of their past five games after blowing out Latino College Prep 9-0, blanking Immaculate Conception Academy 5-0, defeating Summit Preparatory High 4-2, dropping to Mercy High School – Burlingame 6-2, and then finishing their run off 6-0 against ECP. That means they have also won those four out of five in spectacular fashion, walking away with shutouts in three of them. The girls travel to Pinewood today and host Mercy – San Francisco this Thursday on Davis Field.
The boys dropped their last game 4-1 against ECP, bringing their record to 6-4-1 overall and 4-3-1 in league play. The boys did win their Kicks Against Cancer fundraiser game the day before, blanking Pinewood 3-0 with seniors Denis Celik, Maverick McNealy and Simar Mangat all scoring goals. In the week leading up to the Kicks Against Cancer game, the boys had defeated Crystal Springs 2-1, dropped a 3-0 game to rival Sacred Heart Prep, and tied King’s Academy 1-1. The boys host Menlo on Wednesday and travel to Priory this Friday.
Girls basketball defeated Crystal Springs on Tuesday, 56-36, but struggled in their away game against King’s Academy on Friday, losing 46-27. In the Crystal Springs victory, Nithya Vemireddy, grade 11, led the way with 15 points and 13 rebounds, and Shreya Vemuri, grade 12, added 11 points. The girls are now 14-4 overall and 4-2 in league play as they prepare to host ICA tonight at Blackford.
Boys basketball lost a heartbreakingly close game against Sacred Heart, 56-54, for their first league loss, but responded well with dominant victories against Crystal Springs Uplands, Eastside College Prep, and King’s Academy before dropping a game to Menlo on Saturday afternoon. The boys’ victory against Crystal Springs was a 75-41 drubbing, and they defeated Eastside College Prep to the tune of 59-32, while their win against King’s Academy was a closer but still comfortable 75-59. Against King’s Academy, sophomore Eric Holt had a team-high 25 points to add to his 15 rebounds. The boys travel to Crystal Springs today and host Pinewood on Friday as they try to improve upon their 6-2 league record.