The football team picked up a well-earned 27-25 victory over Santa Cruz High last Friday. Will Park, grade 12, rushed for 118 yards and Nate Kelly, grade 11, threw three touchdown passes, including two to Anthony Contreras, grade 11. The defense also stepped up as it forced six Santa Cruz turnovers, three interceptions and three fumbles. Check out some of the game highlights here: http://www.hudl.com/v/krSEW
Next up for the Eagles is a trip to Vallejo this Friday for a matchup with St. Patrick-St. Vincent.
The girls golf team has stayed very busy, competing in four matches over the past week. Last week, the Eagles fell to Menlo by just nine strokes, but rebounded with convincing victories over Mercy Burlingame and Sacred Heart Prep. In the victory over the SHP Gators, the girls golf team set the school record for the lowest score ever shot by a girls team (183). On Monday, the Eagles also defeated Castilleja, their first victory over the defending league champions since 2008. Katherine Zhu, grade 11, and Katelyn Vo, grade 9, continue to lead the Eagles. The girls golf team will rest up this week and return to action next week against Notre Dame San Jose and Menlo.
The girls volleyball team continued its difficult schedule against some of the best teams in the Bay Area last week. The Eagles fell to Menlo in three games, then dropped a tough five-game battle with Sacred Heart Prep. Lindsey Trinh and Rachel Cheng, both grade 12, led the Eagles with six kills each in the Menlo loss. Lauren Napier, grade 11, led Harker with 15 kills in the loss to SHP. On Tuesday, the Eagles travel to Mercy San Francisco.
Boys Water Polo
The boys water polo team continued its winning ways as it picked up a 15-3 win over Cupertino and a 13-3 win over Milpitas. The Eagles are now 9-4 on the season. This week, the Eagles face off with Fremont High on Thursday at 6:45 p.m. at Harker.
The girls tennis team opened its league season with a 6-1 loss to Menlo. Rachel Broweleit, grade 9, picked up a win at No. 3 singles. Later in the week, the Eagles defeated Crystal Springs Uplands 4-3. This week, the girls tennis team will face Castilleja on Tuesday and Pinewood on Thursday.
Girls Water Polo
Last week, the girls water polo team fell 7-3 against Wilcox, getting two goals from Meghana Karinthi, grade 11. Later in the week, the Eagles defeated Milpitas 12-2, with Karinthi, Alicia Xu, grade 9, Nina Levy, grade 12, and Cas Ruedy, grade 9 each scoring two goals. Finally, over the weekend the Eagles went 1-3 at the Watsonville Tournament led by four goals each from Xu and Karinthi. The girls water polo team plays at home twice this week: Tuesday at 7 p.m. against Homestead and Thursday at 4:30 p.m. against Monta Vista.
The cross country team returns to action this weekend as it competes in the Stanford Invitational.