The girls golf team continued its amazing start to the 2019 season with a great week. First, the Eagles took second place at the Helen Lengfeld Memorial Tournament with Natalie Vo, grade 11, tying for first place shooting a 5-under-par 66; and Claire Chen, grade 9, continues to impress as she finished fourth shooting a 2-under-par 69. Later in the week, the girls defeated Mercy Burlingame 208-273 with Tina Xu, grade 10, and Olivia Guo, grade 11, tying for first, each shooting 39. Finally, the Eagles took care of Notre Dame San Jose 177-235, shooting the lowest team score in school history, led by Chen who shot a 32. This week, the girls face off with Sacred Heart Prep on Monday.
Girls Water Polo
The girls water polo team improved to 9-1 on the season as it defeated Lynbrook 11-2 and Wilcox 15-1 last week. This week, the Eagles travel to Cupertino on Tuesday and Fremont on Thursday.
Four members of the cross country team competed at the Capitol Cross Country Challenge over the weekend, with all athletes setting personal bests. Anna Weirich, grade 11, placed fifth in her varsity 5K race; Rigo Gonzales, grade 9, placed second in the frosh/soph 2 mile race, with Alex Hu, grade 10, finishing just 21 seconds behind him in seventh place; and Ritika Rajamani, grade 10, finished eighth in the girls frosh/soph 2 mile race. The cross country team heads to Half Moon Bay on Saturday for the Artichoke Invitational.
Boys Water Polo
Last week, the boys water polo team took care of Lynbrook 11-8 before falling to Saratoga 10-12 and dropping all four matches at the Pete Cutino Invitational Tournament. The 6-7 Eagles travel to Cupertino on Tuesday and Fremont on Thursday.
It was an up and down week for the girls volleyball team as it defeated league rival Menlo in a grueling five-game set before falling to Notre Dame Belmont 0-3 and then going 3-2 in the Notre Dame Belmont Tournament. The Eagles defeated Taft, Turlock and Tracy, and were defeated by Bishop O’Dowd and Bishop Manague. This week, the girls travel to Notre Dame San Jose on Tuesday and Mercy San Francisco on Thursday.
The girls tennis team picked up two big wins last week as it defeated Mitty 6-1 and Castilleja 6-1. The undefeated Eagles host Crystal Springs Uplands on Tuesday and travel to Menlo on Thursday.
Eagle football is back in action on Homecoming night on Oct. 12 against St. Vincent De Paul.