The boys volleyball team started the 2019 season on fire as it defeated Branham, Mountain View and Lynbrook last week, all 3-0, to bring its season record to 5-0. The boys have not lost a set so far this year! This week, the Eagles host Homestead on Monday and Cupertino on Thursday.
Track and Field
Over the weekend, a small group of Eagles traveled to the Willow Glen Invitational to compete in the wind and rain. The varsity relay team of Andrew Chen, grade 9, Anton Novikov, grade 10, Mitch Granados, grade 12, and Gio Rofa, grade 11, finished third in the pouring rain to medal; sisters Erica and Teresa Cai, both grade 9, set personal bests in the mile; Natasha Matta, grade 9, won her heat in the 100-meter dash; and Ayush Vyas, grade 12, set a personal best in the shot put with a throw of 35 feet 1.5 inches. On March 13, the Eagles travel to Sacred Heart Prep for the first WBAL meet.
The lacrosse team picked up a big 15-1 victory over Newark Memorial last week, before suffering its first loss of the season at the hands of Mountain View by a score of 6-13. This week, the 2-1 Eagles host Sacred Heart Prep on Tuesday and Saratoga on Friday.
Last week, the boys tennis team opened its season with a 7-0 win over visiting Nueva. This week, the boys travel to Sacred Heart Prep on Monday, before hosting Aragon Wednesday and Menlo and Thursday.
The baseball team dropped two games last week bringing its early season record to 1-2. In a 6-11 loss to Prospect High, Zach Hoffman, grade 12, led the offense with two hits and two RBIs. Later in the week, the Eagles fell to Oak Grove 4-12. This week, the Eagles will be road warriors as they travel to Del Mar on Tuesday, Woodside on Thursday and Pinewood on Friday.
Last week, the Harker swim team competed at the Palo Alto Invitational. The boys 200 medley relay team of Rhys Edwards, Andrew Chang and Matthew Chung, all grade 10, and Alex Yu, grade 12, made its CCS cut time; the boys 200 free relay team of Chang, Chung, Yu and Arnav Joshi, grade 11, also made its CCS cut time; Matthew Chung was first in the 200 individual medley and the 100 fly, making CCS cut times in both, as well as making the cut time for the 50 free leading off the free relay; and Edwards also made a CCS cut time in the 50 free. Next up, the Eagles host the first WBAL Jamboree on March 14.
The softball team is still looking for its first win of the season as it dropped all three match ups last week. The girls dropped a tough 4-3 loss to Gunderson to open its season with Molly Mobley, grade 10, delivering with three hits and two RBIs. Then the Eagles fell to Notre Dame Belmont 3-20, and finished up the week with a 6-11 loss to Cupertino. This week, the Eagles travel to Crystal Springs Uplands on Tuesday before hosting Pinewood on Thursday.
The Eagles travel to Fairfax to compete at the Wildcat Invitational on Monday before taking on Crystal Springs Uplands on Tuesday.