Track and Field
The Eagle track team recorded 27 season bests in its WBAL meet at Menlo College last week. Anton Novikov, grade 10, won the 100-meter and ran the second leg in the victorious 400 relay. Gio Rofa, grade 11, won the triple jump and anchored the 400 relay to their win. The boys 400 relay moved back into the second-ranked spot in the league, ahead of Sacred Heart Prep. Sara Min, grade 12, was also a double winner in her 100 and 200 runs. In the triple jump, Rofa and Andrew Chen, grade 9, jumped season bests and now rank 1-2 in the league. Brittany Shou, grade 9, set a new freshman Harker record in both the shot put and discus. Alexa Lowe, grade 9, established a new Harker frosh record in both the long jump and the triple jump. Surya Gudapati, grade 12, was a winner in his section in the 400 run. Ayush Vyas, grade 12, threw for second place in the shot put and discus. Natasha Matta, grade 9, came within 0.4 seconds of the Harker record in the 100 hurdles, but set a new freshman school record with her time.
Harker set 14 personal bests in Saturday night’s Soquel Invitational. Zoey Rosa, grade 11, led the team with a win in the 100 hurdles and a second place run in the 300 hurdles, both personal bests. Rofa soared to a new personal record in the triple jump, with a league leading 36’8.5″ jump to win the competition. Chen came in third. Lowe was third in the girls triple jump. Mitchell Granados, grade 12, won his 100 race with a thrilling lean at the finish line with his season best 11.91. Vyas continued his streak of personal bests with his 108’10” discus throw.
The Eagles have the week off before the WBAL Championships next week.
The softball team dropped both of its games last week, bringing its season record to 4-9. Early in the week, the girls fell to Gunn 10-22 and then dropped a matchup with Palo Alto 6-9. This week, the Eagles travel to Pinewood on Tuesday and host The King’s Academy on Thursday.
The baseball team went 2-1 last week to improve to 11-5 on the season. The Eagles started the week with an 8-6 win at Terra Nova with Levi Sutton, grade 10, delivering with two hits and four RBIs. Then the team took care of Westmoor 20-6 with Luke Wancewicz, grade 10, going 3-5 with seven RBIs. Over the weekend, the Eagles fell to Harbor 8-5, but the team is on fire going 8-2 over its last 10 games. This week, it’s a trip to Del Mar on Tuesday, hosting Jefferson on Thursday and at Independence on Friday.
The boys tennis team picked up a tough 4-3 win over Pinewood last week to run its record to 10-1. This week, the Eagles face off with league rival Menlo on Monday before beginning the WBAL Individual Tournament on Wednesday.
The lacrosse team defeated Presentation 10-8 last week before falling to Woodside 5-12. This week the 9-3 Eagles travel to Salinas on Tuesday before hosting Carlmont on Friday.
The boys volleyball team took care of Saratoga 3-0 last week and is now 27-4 on the year and currently ranked second in CCS and eighth in the nation. This week, the Eagles host Los Gatos on Wednesday.
Harker swimmers head to Sacred Heart Prep this week for the WBAL Championships.
After a 14-day break, the boys golf team heads into the last week of the season at the Aptos Tournament on Monday followed by a Wednesday matchup with Valley Christian and Thursday battle with Menlo.