The wrestling team took seven Eagles to the SCVAL Tournament over the weekend and returned with six medals and four CCS qualifiers. Diego Figueroa, grade 12, placed eighth in his weight class, while Justin Su, grade 11, placed sixth and is a CCS alternate. Danny Reidenbach, grade 12, Eric Fang, grade 9, and Anthony Contreras, grade 11, all placed fifth in their respective weight classes and qualified for CCS. Davis Howard, grade 12, placed third and also qualified for CCS. The CCS State Championships begin on Feb. 24.
The boys soccer team has been playing really well as of late, going 5-0-2 in its last seven matches. Last week Harker defeated Sacred Heart Prep 4-3 with Sparsh Chauhan, grade 11, delivering a hat trick and Jared Anderson, grade 10, scoring the remaining goal. Later in the week, the Eagles played to a 2-2 tie with first place Menlo. This week, the boys team will host Eastside College Prep on Tuesday and The King’s Academy on Friday.
The girls soccer team lost 8-1 to a very tough Priory team last week. Joelle Anderson, grade 12, scored the only Harker goal. This week, the 10-4-1 girls team will host Mercy Burlingame on Monday and Eastside College Prep on Wednesday to finish off the regular season.
The girls basketball team picked up a 53-43 win over Mercy Burlingame last week to bring its season record to 12-10. The team finishes off the regular season this week with a trip to The King’s Academy on Tuesday and a home game on Friday versus Crystal Springs Uplands.
The boys basketball team dropped two league games last week. In a 55-47 loss to Eastside College Prep, Jack Connors, grade 9, led the Eagles with nine points. Later in the week, Connors led the way again, this time with eight points and five rebounds in the 55-43 loss to The King’s Academy. The Eagles take the court for their final two regular season games this week as they travel to Menlo on Tuesday and Pinewood on Thursday.
Track and Field
Niki Iyer, grade 12, continued her long run of success this past weekend by placing second in the 3000-meter at the California Track & Field Winter Championships, held at Arcadia High School in Southern California. Iyer will return to Arcadia High later this year for the Arcadia Invitational, where she plans to run in the 3200m.