The boys soccer team made Harker history as it earned the first CCS title in program history over the weekend. The boys started the week with a semifinals win over Sequoia High on penalty kicks. The Eagles then faced St. Francis in the D3 championship game, which was scoreless after regulation. The Lancers scored in the first overtime period, but Harker’s Justin Fung, grade 10, scored late in the second overtime period to send the game to penalty kicks. Laszlo Bollyky, grade 10, came up huge in the net for the Eagles as Harker won the game 3-1 on penalty kicks. The boys now host Galt High at 4 p.m. on Tuesday in the first round of the NorCal playoffs; a win would send the Eagles to Ygnacio Valley High on Thursday. In addition to the CCS title, the boys soccer team was honored as the No. 2 Winter Scholastic Championship Soccer Team with a 3.787 team GPA.
Last week, the baseball team opened the season with a 19-2 win over Overfelt and a 5-0 win over Rancho San Juan. In the win over Overfelt, Max Lee, grade 12, led the offense with two hits and four RBIs; Bobby Wang, grade 10, added two hits and three RBIs. Mark Hu, grade 10, was the story of the day in the win over Rancho San Juan as he tossed a complete game, two-hit shutout, adding seven strikeouts. What made the game particularly special was this was the first game ever played at Rancho San Juan’s new high school. This week, the Eagles travel to Fremont High on Tuesday and Woodside on Thursday.
The boys golf team won its season opener against Valley Christian by one stroke, 209-210. Gabriel Yang, grade 11, was the match medalist as he shot a 36 to lead all golfers. This week, the Eagles face off with The King’s Academy on Monday before competing in the Cowboy Classic in Livermore on Wednesday.
Last week, the lacrosse team fell to Willow Glen 4-16 in the season opener. This week, the Eagles host Mountain View on Tuesday and travel to Burlingame on Thursday.
Harker Swimmers competed at the Spring Kick Off at Palo Alto High over the weekend. Sydney Adler, grade 9, swam a best time and won her heat; Vincent Zhang, grade 9, was close to a best time in the 50 free, while Matthew Chung, grade 11, was second in the 100 fly and first in the 100 back. This week, the swim team travels to Sacred Heart Prep to compete in the Small School Invitational.
Boys tennis opened its 2020 season with a 6-1 win over The King’s Academy and a 7-0 win over Nueva. This week, the Eagles host Homestead on Monday and Sacred Heart on Tuesday before traveling to Clovis for the California Tennis Classic over the weekend.
The boys volleyball team began its season 1-2 as it lost in five games to both Wilcox and Homestead before defeating College Park 2-0 at the Washington Fremont Tournament. This week, the boys travel to Mountain View on Wednesday before hosting Saratoga on Friday.
Track and Field
Softball begins the season this week with road games at Gunn High on Tuesday and Monta Vista on Thursday.