It was a very busy and successful, week for the girls golf team. The girls started the week with a 194-297 win over Notre Dame Belmont with Sophie Zhang-Murphy, grade 9, and Natalie Vo, grade 10, each shooting a 37 to take medalist honors. Then, the Eagles defeated Menlo 183-217, with Vo taking medalist honors again, this time with 4-under-par 33. Finally, the Eagles finished the week with a 190-250-317 win over Mercy Burlingame and The King’s Academy, with Olivia Guo, grade 10, shooting a 36 to take the top spot. Harker currently holds five of the top 10 individual scoring averages in the WBAL. This Friday is Senior Night as the girls take on The King’s Academy at Los Lagos.
The football team dominated Elsie Allen High for a 56-0 Homecoming victory last week. Incredible numbers all around, including Mitchell Granados, grade 12, filling in at running back and rushing for 164 yards and three scores, and Jared Anderson, grade 12, catching four balls for 111 yards and two touchdowns. But the most amazing stats of the night came from Giovanni Rofa, grade 11, who intercepted four passes and returned three of them for touchdowns! The 5-2 Eagles host the Oakland Military Institute this Friday at Davis Field.
Boys Water Polo
Last week, the boys water polo team defeated Monta Vista 14-9 and Milpitas 25-11, before falling to Los Gatos 5-16. This week, the Eagles travel to Fremont on Tuesday and host Cupertino on Thursday.
The girls volleyball team had a very good week as it defeated Mercy SF 3-1, followed by a second place finish at the Notre Dame Belmont Tiger Cup over the weekend. The girls defeated Gregori, Central Catholic, Cardinal Newman and host Notre Dame Belmont, but fell to Bishop O’Dowd in the finals. Emily Cheng, grade 11, and Katrina Liou, grade 12, were both named to the All-Tournament Team. These results guarantee a spot in the CCS Tournament for the Eagles! The volleyball team looks to keep its recent success going as it hosts Sacred Heart Prep on Tuesday before traveling to Notre Dame Belmont on Thursday.
The cross country teams opened up its league season with some very good marks on the Crystal Springs XC Course. The varsity girls added four freshmen to the mix and the team placed fourth out of the 13 league teams, its highest finish in several years. Anna Weirich, grade 10, took a 50-meter early lead before suffering a foot injury just past the mile mark. She still placed fifth with a personal best. The boys added two sophomores and one freshman to the squad, with Ryan Adolf, grade 12, leading the Eagles with another lifetime best run. The Eagles face off with the WBAL again on Oct. 18 at Baylands Park.
Last week, the girls tennis team picked up a 5-2 win over Castilleja, followed by a 5-2 loss to Sacred Heart Prep. This week, the Eagles take on Homestead on Monday and Castilleja on Tuesday.
Girls Water Polo
The girls water polo team continued its winning ways as it defeated Monta Vista 11-3 and Milpitas 11-3 last week before defeating Salinas and Milpitas in the Milpitas High Tournament. The Eagles’ six game winning streak was snapped as the girls fell to Presentation 4-8 in the finals of the tournament. This week, the Eagles travel to Lynbrook on Tuesday and host Cupertino on Thursday.
Congrats to Ethan Hu, grade 11, as he was recently named to the USA Swimming 18 and Under World 100, which recognizes the top junior swimmers nationwide. Check out the full list here: https://swimswam.com/smith-finke-top-usa-swimmings-third-annual-18-under-world-100/