Feb. 28, 2011
The Varsity boys basketball team wrapped up their season in the quarterfinals if CCS play with a tough 70-40 loss. Full credit to this tough, hard-working team. Enjoy the slideshow!
Feb. 25, 2011
[Update] Following Thursday’s 61-49 victory over King’s Academy, the varsity boys basketball team will move on to the Central Coast Section quarterfinals against the #2 seed Santa Cruz. This marks the fourth consecutive year Harker has entered the quarterfinals. The game takes place Sat., Feb. 26, 4:30 p.m. at Menlo School (directions to Menlo School from the Saratoga campus). Please come support your Eagles at Saturday’s game!
The varsity girls basketball season came to a close after their 71-53 loss to Sacred Heart Prep on Thursday. Their season nonetheless ends on a high note with a very impressive 20-5 record, and being the first girls team since 2006 to qualify for the CCS playoffs.
Feb. 23, 2011
[Update] Double Down! For the first time in Harker history both varsity basketball teams, girls and boys, are in CCS playoffs and won their first games. Tuesday evening, Feb. 22, the girls defeated Gonzales High in first round playoffs 59-40 and will travel to Sacred Heart Prep Thursday for round two. Priscilla Auyeung, grade 10, had 18 points, Daniza Rodriguez, grade 10, contributed 13, and freshman Nithya Vemireddy had 13 rebounds.
Following the girls’ game the boys were victorious, defeating Pacific Grove 49-34. Nikhil Panu, grade 10, scored 18 points and Stephen Hughes, grade 11, 13 in the win. The boys travel to league rival King’s Academy Thursday for the second round tip-off at 7 p.m.
Feb. 22, 2011
Harker will host a CCS basketball doubleheader for both boys and girls varsity teams for the first time in Harker history tonight.
For the first time since 2006 the girls basketball team qualified for CCS and are seeded 11th versus 14th seeded Gonzales High. They play tonight, Feb. 22, at 5:30 at Blackford. The boys qualified again this year and are seeded 10th against 15th-seeded Pacific Grove and play at Blackford at 7 p.m.