Last week, the girls volleyball team dropped a four-game match to Menlo. This week, the Eagles host Sacred Heart Prep on Tuesday, before traveling to Notre Dame San Jose on Friday.
The Eagle football team keeps on rolling as it took care of visiting Tamalpais 38-0 on Friday night to set a school record for most wins to start the season. Nate Kelly, grade 12, threw five TD passes, two each to Floyd Gordon, grade 12, and Anthony Contreras, grade 12, and one to Jared Anderson, grade 11. James Pauli, grade 12, led the defense with eight tackles, and Anderson added an interception. This week, the 7-0 Eagles host Stellar Prep at 7 p.m.
Also last week, Jadan McDermott, grade 12, was named Super Lineman of the Week, and Aaron Smith, grade 11, was named Game Changer by Get Sports Focus. Check out the tweets:
— GetSportsFocus (@GetSportsFocus) October 5, 2017
Girls Water Polo
The girls water polo team picked up two big wins last week. In a 5-2 victory over Lynbrook, the goals were evenly distributed between Meghana Karinthi, grade 12, Alicia Xu, grade 10, Claudia Opris, grade 11, Cas Ruedy, grade 10, and Samantha Yanovsky, grade 11. Later in the week, the Eagles took care of Cupertino 11-2, with five goals from Abigail Wisdom, grade 11, two goals each from Arushi Madan, grade 10, and Xu, and one goal each from Anika Tiwari, grade 10, and Ruedy. This week, the girls host Monta Vista on Monday at 5:45 p.m. and Fremont on Tuesday at 6:15 p.m., then travel to Monta Vista on Thursday.
The cross country team traveled to the Crystal Springs Cross Country Course last week to compete in its first league race of the season. Gloria Guo, grade 12, and Lilia Gonzales, grade 11, both finished in the top 40, while Anna Weirich, grade 9, placed sixth in her first varsity league cross country meet. Over the weekend, the Eagles competed at the Artichoke Invitational at Half Moon Bay High. Ryan Adolf, grade 11, and Henry Wong, grade 11, led the boy’s varsity squad, while Weirich placed seventh in her first varsity invitational and had the 10th best girls time among the 552 runners. Also, new Harker coach Annie Tomlinson took first place in the coache’s race. Next up for the Eagle runners is another WBAL meet, this time at Baylands Park on Oct. 19.
The girls tennis team split two matches last week. The Eagles defeated Evergreen Valley High 4-3 before falling to Menlo 1-6. This week, the girls take on Scotts Valley on Monday, Crystal Springs Uplands on Tuesday and Castilleja on Thursday.
Boys Water Polo
The boys water polo team dropped two matches last week. Early in the week, the Eagles fell to Lynbrook 5-9, then were defeated 15-11 by Homestead. This week, The Eagles host Palo Alto at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, then travel to Monta Vista on Thursday.
This week, the girls golf team has matchups with Castilleja on Wednesday and Sacred Heart Prep on Thursday. Currently, the Eagles are tied for first place in the WBAL with a 7-1 record.
Joelle Anderson ’17 continues to impress in her freshman season at Pepperdine as she picked up two more goals last week against Santa Clara.