Harker athletes have roared out of the gates in spring sports, showing some fantastic results.
Track & Field opened the season at the Willow Glen Invitational, with Isabelle Connell, grade 11, winning first place in both the 200m and 400m field (with times of 26.12s and 60.62s, respectively). Sumit Minocha, also grade 11, stunned the meet with a second place in the 100m dash and a incredible 22.60s first place finish in the 200m dash, which, broke the long-standing meet record. Matt Giammona placed 11th (out of 42) in the discus (105’2”) and 14th in the shot put. Ragini Bhattacharya placed ninth in the two-mile run (12:14.16). As a team, the girls placed eighth out of 21 teams and boys 10th out of 24.
Harker softball defeated Menlo-Atherton in their season opener 10-4 behind junior Alison Rugar’s twelve strikeouts and senior Angela Singh’s three hits.
Boys volleyball won their season opener at SLV 3-1. Andrew Zhu, grade 10, had thirteen kills in the victory. The freshman/sophomore combined team defeated the Bellarmine freshman team 2-0.
Boys golf defeated Pinewood in their opener 189-191. Maverick McNealy, grade 11, and Shrish Dwivedi, grade 9, both shot 34’s at Los Lagos.
Upcoming Home Games:
Thursday, March 8: Tennis vs. Crystal Springs, Softball vs. Monta Vista, Boys volleyball vs. Willow Glen
Friday, March 9: Softball vs. Pinewood, Baseball vs. Woodside Priory, Boys volleyball vs. Harbor at Bucknall.