The boys tennis team continues to roll as it picked up 7-0 wins against The King’s Academy, Nueva and Crystal Springs Uplands before the break. The 15-3 Eagles take on Evergreen Valley on Wednesday and Aptos on Friday.
Just before the break, the baseball team picked up two big league wins over Westmoor. In an 8-7 win, Tanay Kamat, grade 11, had two hits and two RBIs. Later in the week, Varun Haltore, grade 12, was amazing on the mound as he pitched a complete two-hit, 13-strike out gem. This week, the Eagles host Mills on Tuesday and travel to Mills on Thursday.
Last weekend, the Harker swim team competed at the Ron Freeman Invitational at Monta Vista. Among the highlights, Vivian Wang, grade 11, won the varsity 500 free, while lowering the school record by 5 seconds; Justin Culpepper, grade 12, and Alex Wang, grade 11, each swam personal bests in the varsity 50 free; Clarissa Wang, grade 10, set a personal best in the varsity 100 free and 100 back; and Alicia Xu, grade 9, set a personal best in the JV 100 breast. This Wednesday, Harker hosts Jamboree No. 4 at the Singh Aquatic Center.
The lacrosse team dropped an 8-7 match with Aragon and a 13-5 match with Sequoia before the break. This week, the Eagles host Notre Dame San Jose on Tuesday and travel to Newark Memorial on Thursday.
The boys volleyball team enjoyed spring break after a busy week that saw them go 4-2. The boys opened the week with a 3-0 victory over Los Altos and a 3-1 victory over Mountain View before a 2-2 showing at the Aptos Tournament, where they picked up wins over San Lorenzo Valley and Harbor. The Eagles are 13-8 on the season and tied for third in the SCVAL De Anza Division. This week, the boys travel to Westmont on Tuesday and Los Gatos on Friday.
Going 1-2 before the break, the softball team now sits at 6-4 on the season. In a 9-1 victory over Notre Dame San Jose, Cameron Zell, Anika Rajamani and Mahi Gurram, all grade 10, each drove in two runs. After a 15-0 loss to Notre Dame Belmont, the girls fell to Mercy Burlingame 9-8. In the loss, Marti Sutton, grade 12, had three hits and three RBIs, while Kristin LeBlanc, grade 11, had four hits. This week, the Eagles host Pinewood on Tuesday and Palo Alto on Thursday.
Over the break, the boys golf team continued to impress, finishing 16th out of 49 teams at the 2017 Champions Invitational held in Indio. Also, the most recent WBAL boys golf stats show that Harker has five of the top 10 scorers in league play, including four of the top five! Next up for the golfers is a match with Pinewood on Monday before a much-needed break in the action.
Track and Field
After a few weeks off, the track and field team competes at WBAL meet No. 2 at Bellarmine this Wednesday, followed by the Bearcat Meet at San Mateo High on Saturday.