The Eagle football team executed another dominating performance Friday as it defeated visiting Cupertino 35-0 in front of a packed Davis Field crowd. Dominic Cea, grade 12, connected on two field goals and hit his three extra points; Nate Kelly, grade 12, rushed for a touchdown and passed another to Floyd Gordon, grade 12; Aaron Smith, grade 11, rushed for 160 yards and two touchdowns; and the Harker defense once again played huge! Check out highlights from 49ers Cal-Hi Sports starting at 3:58: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5NOhVhkPss
Next up for the 2-0 Eagles is a trip to Santa Clara High this Friday.
The girls golf team opened its season last week with a 64-stroke win over Notre Dame San Jose. Katherine Zhu, grade 12, led all golfers with a 35, followed closely by Katelyn Vo, grade 10, and Natalie Vo, grade 9. The Eagles travel to San Mateo on Tuesday to compete in the Helen Lengfeld Memorial Tournament, followed by a date with Menlo on Wednesday.
Last month, Zhu traveled to China where she competed in the China LPGA Beijing Heritage Tournament. This was Zhu’s first professional golf tournament as an amateur and she was the only American golfer in the field. After shooting 72-76-74 over the three-day event, Zhu ended in a tie for 41st out of 65 golfers. Congrats, Katherine!
The cross country team took on runners from St. Francis, Palo Alto and Gunn last week, in runs by class. The top Harker runners were seniors Gloria Guo and Peter Connors; juniors Ryan Adolf and Lilia Gonzales; sophomores Rishi Dange and Annabelle Ju; and freshmen Anna Weirich and Arya Maheshwari, with Weirich finishing first overall among freshman. The runners travel to San Francisco this Saturday for the Lowell Invitational.
Last week, the girls volleyball team defeated Lynbrook in four games, led by a 10-kill performance from Lauren Napier, grade 12. Later in the week, Harker defeated Westmont in three games to bring its season record to 4-4. Check out highlights from the Lynbrook game on 49ers Cal-Hi Sports starting at 34:16: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5NOhVhkPss
Next up, the Eagles travel to Saratoga on Tuesday and host Valley Christian on Thursday.
Girls Water Polo
The girls water polo team opens its season on Tuesday as it hosts Santa Clara before traveling to Milpitas on Thursday.
Boys Water Polo
The boys water polo team hosts Los Gatos Tuesday at the Singh Aquatic Center and travels to Gunn High on Thursday.
The girls tennis team opens up its 2017 season this weekend in the Central Valley by competing in the prestigious California Tennis Classic.
Harker Recognized by CCS
CCS recently recognized The Harker School Athletic program with a Sportsmanship Citation for having zero sportsmanship infractions for the 2016-17 school year. Way to go Eagles!