The boys soccer team’s season ended on Saturday after an historic postseason run. The week started with a 1-1 tie in the NorCal opening round to Galt High that ended in a 5-4 penalty kick win for the Eagles. The NorCal semifinal matchup with Ygnacio Valley also ended in a tie, this time 2-2, with Harker once again winning on PKs 4-3. The NorCal finals sent the Eagles to East Union High in Manteca where the boys were defeated 0-2. Congratulations on an amazing season!
The boys tennis team defeated Sacred Heart Prep 5-2 last week before traveling to Clovis for the California Tennis Classic. The team competed in the top division for the first time and went 3-0 on the first day of competition, making the final four. The Eagles went 0-2 on the second day of matches, but played extremely well. This week, the boys host Menlo on Tuesday and Pinewood on Thursday.
The lacrosse team dropped its only match of the week to Burlingame 4-16. This week, the Eagles host Castilleja on Tuesday and Sequoia on Thursday.
The boys golf team opened the league season by defeating The King’s Academy 193-214. Bowen Yin, grade 11, earned medalist honors with a 2-over-par 37. Later in the week, the Eagles finished 16th out of 23 teams at the Livermore Cowboy Classic. This week, the Eagles take on Pinewood on Monday in their sole match.
The baseball team went 1-1 last week to bring its season record to 3-1. In a 2-5 loss to Fremont, Bobby Wang, grade 10, and Max Lee, grade 12, each drove in a run. Later in the week, the Eagles defeated Woodside 7-3 with Mark Hu, grade 10, and Andrew Chavez, grade 11, each with two RBIs. This week, the Eagles travel to prospect on Tuesday and Jefferson on Thursday.
The softball team opened its season with two losses last week. In a 1-13 loss to Gunn, Natasha Yen, grade 11, led the way with two hits and an RBI. Later in the week, the Eagles fell to Monta Vista 5-15 with Emma Dionne, grade 11, knocking in two runs. This week, the girls host KIPP on Wednesday and ACE Charter on Friday.
Track and Field
The track and field team traveled to the Willow Glen Invitational this weekend and had some great results. The following students set personal records in their events:
Angela Gao, grade 10, 1,600 meters
Anna Weirich, grade 11, 3,200 meters
Jeremy Ko, grade 9, Akhilesh Chegu, grade 10, Eddie Sun, grade 9, Alan Jiang, grade 9, and Rosh Roy, grade 11, 400 meters
Andrew Chen, grade 10, long jump and triple jump
Along with some amazing personal records, the team also had a few runners who placed in their divisions:
Weirich took first in the 3,200 and now holds the second and third place school record in that event.
Armaan Thakker, grade 9, took third place in the 100-meter frosh/soph boys race and followed that with a second place finish in the 200-meter frosh/soph race.
Andrew Fu, grade 9, took first place in the frosh/soph long jump.
The Eagles will travel to St. Francis for the first league meet on March 19.
Harker swimmers competed at the Small School meet on Saturday and it was a day dominated by freshmen. The meet started with a bang as Kathy Xu, grade 9, earned her first CCS cut time in the 200 IM and a second place finish; Jasleen Hansra, grade 9, won the 50 backstroke; Vincent Zhang, grade 9, was second in the 50 butterfly, with fellow freshman Indigo Lee taking third. Nicholas Wei, grade 9, won the 50 breaststroke and Bora Koyuncuoglu, grade 9, was third. Andrew Chang, grade 11, won the 100 breaststroke. The swimmers will be back in the pool on March 19 as Harker hosts the first WBAL Jamboree of the year.
Last week, the boys volleyball team dropped a league matchup with Mountain View 1-3 before defeating Saratoga 3-0. The Eagles have a busy week as they host Leland on Monday and Monta Vista on Wednesday, before traveling to Lynbrook on Friday.