It was a split for the boys tennis team before the break, as it defeated Nueva 7-0 before falling to Menlo 1-6. This week, the Eagles take on Priory on Wednesday and Pinewood on Thursday.
The boys golf team continued its winning ways as it picked up four big wins over the last two weeks. In a huge matchup for first place, the Eagles defeated Menlo in a tight 188-192 match, with Victor Shin, grade 12, taking the top spot with a 36. The Eagles then defeated Nueva and Crystal Springs Uplands in a tri-match 176-235-239, as senior Jin Kim led the way shooting a 32. Then, the boys headed up to Moraga where they defeated NCS powerhouse Campolindo 386-391 with Daulet Tuleubayev, grade 12, leading all golfers with a 69. However, over the break, the Eagles took their first loss of the season as Menlo narrowly defeated Harker 198-202. But the Eagles rebounded with a strong fifth-place finish at the Champions Invitational in Southern California over the weekend. The boys competed with 43 other teams with Tuleubayev finishing 18th out of 247 golfers. This week, the Eagles take on Sacred Heart on Monday and Mitty on Thursday.
The lacrosse team improved to 7-0 as it defeated Woodside 15-14 and Lincoln 15-3 before the break. This week, the girls host Newark Memorial on Tuesday and Mountain View on Friday.
The boys volleyball team brought the record to 15-3 with 3-0 wins over Los Altos and Cupertino before the break. This week, the Eagles travel to Cupertino on Thursday and host Lynbrook on Friday.
The baseball team went 2-1 over the last few weeks, picking up wins over Crystal Springs Uplands and Westmoor, before dropping a game against Jefferson. In the 9-3 win over CSU, Dominic Cea, grade 12, had a terrific game with two hits and five RBIs at the plate, as well as throwing a complete game with 12 strikeouts on the mound. Then, in the 17-2 win over Westmoor, Max Lee, grade 10, led the offense with two hits and three RBIs. Finally, in an 4-8 loss to Jefferson, Anthony Meissner, grade 11 and Nicholas Coulter, grade 9, each drove in a run. This week, the Eagles travel to Mills on Tuesday before hosting Mills on Thursday.
The softball team also went 2-1 over the last few weeks with wins over Castilleja and Pinweood and a tough loss to Mercy Burlingame. In the 16-0 win over Castilleja, Cameron Zell, grade 11, had three hits and five RBIs with Molly Mobley, grade 9, adding three RBIs on two hits, including a home run. The Eagles took an 8-10 loss in extra innings later in the week to Mercy, with three hits each for Kristin LeBlanc, grade 12, Anika Rajamani, grade 11, Lily Wancewicz, grade 11 and Zell. The girls finished with a 9-4 win over Pinewood as LeBlanc and Mobley each drove in two runs. This week, the Eagles host El Camino on Tuesday and travel to Notre Dame San Jose on Thursday
This past weekend, the Harker swim team competed at the Ron Freeman Invitational at Monte Vista. Ethan Hu, grade 10, won the 50 free and the 100 fly; Andrew Lu, grade 9, won the JV 50 fly, and was second in the 100 breast and third in the 50 free; and Andrew Chang, grade 9, won the 100 breast. The swimmers take to the pool again on Wednesday at the Singh Aquatic Center for the WBAL Jamboree No. 3, followed by the Palo Alto Section Challenge on Saturday.
Track and Field
Over the break, Anna Weirich, grade 9, ran a personal best 5:18.23 in the 1,600-meter run at the prestigious Stanford Invitational. Also, several top Eagle runners competed in a league meet at Palo Alto High during the vacation. Kismet Singh, grade 10, ran a personal best of 17.61 in the 100 hurdles, just off of the school record. Anthony Contreras and Angel Cervantes, both grade 12, placed second and third in the 100; Gio Rofa, grade 10, ran his best ever in the 65 hurdles, ranking him No. 3 in the league. Up next for the track and field squad is a WBAL meet on Tuesday at The King’s Academy, followed by the Bearcat Invitational at San Mateo High School on Saturday.