The boys basketball team went 1-2 at the Lynbrook Tournament last week. The Eagles opened the tourney with a 31-41 loss to Los Altos with Giovanni Rofa, grade 11, leading the scoring with 11 points. The boys then defeated host Lynbrook 54-38 with Jack Connors, grade 11, leading the way with 15 points. Finally, the Eagles fell to Mills 32-48 in their final game with Connors once again leading the offense, this time with nine points. This week, the boys travel to Redwood Christian on Tuesday.
The girls basketball team went 1-2 at the Santa Clara Tournament last week, bringing its season record to 5-2. The girls lost to host Santa Clara 34-51 in the opening round with Akhila Ramgiri, grade 12, scoring 17 points. In the second round, the Eagles fell to Capuchino 25-65 with Ramgiri, Maria Vazhaeparambil, grade 10, Advika Phadnis, grade 10, and Prameela Kottapalli, grade 12, each chipping in four points. The girls finished the tourney with a 55-39 victory over Andrew Hill. Ramgiri and Brooklyn Cicero, grade 9, led the way with 10 points each. This week, the Eagles travel to Harbor on Tuesday and host San Lorenzo Valley on Thursday.
Last week, the boys soccer team defeated Saratoga 4-0 to up its record to 2-1. The boys host Del Mar on Wednesday and travel to Lynbrook on Friday.
The girls soccer team fell to San Mateo 1-5 and Wilcox 1-0 last week. This week, the Eagles host Yerba Buena on Tuesday and Lincoln on Thursday.
Congratulations to all the fall athletes named to their respective all-league teams.
Girls volleyball finished second in CCS and was led by Emily Cheng, grade 11, who was named to the first team; Katrina Liou and Allison Cartee, both grade 12, who were second team selections; and Michelle Ning, grade 10, who was an honorable mention.
Anna Weirich, grade 10, Ritika Rajamani, grade 9, Ryan Adolf, grade 12, and Aditya Singhvi, grade 10, each earned cross country honorable mentions.
The girls tennis team earned a CCS berth with Santoshi Tirumala, grade 10, and Liza Egorova, grade 12, each making the first team, with Gina Partridge and Amanda Cheung, both grade 11, earning second team honors, and Sachi Bajaj, grade 10, receiving an honorable mention.
The co-league champion girls water polo team was represented by MVP goalie Arushi Madan, grade 11; first team selections Abigail Wisdom and Samantha Yanovsky, both grade 12; and Cassandra Ruedy, grade 11, who earned a second team selection.
The CCS Academic Champion boys water polo team was represented very well on the all-league rosters. Matthew Hajjar, grade 12, was league MVP and a CCS honorable mention, with Bobby Bloomquist and Jacob Kim, both grade 12, earning first team selections. Andrew Chang, grade 12, made the second team and Arjun Akkiraju, grade 11, and Leon Lu, grade 12, received honorable mentions.
The Harker football team is not affiliated with a league, but the coaches did give out team awards. Jared Anderson, grade 12, was the team MVP; Marcus Tymous, grade 12, was the Defensive Skill Player of the Year; Ayush Vyas, grade 12, was the Offensive Line Player of the Year; Anthony Meissner, grade 12, was named Offensive Skill Player of the Year; Devin Keller and Giovanni Rofa, both grade 11, earned the Special Teams Players of the Year; Trevor Thompson, grade 12, was the Co-Defensive Line Player of the Year; and John Zeng, grade 9, was the Scout Team Player of the Year.
Girls golf had a historic year as the team was the league champ, second in CCS and seventh in NorCal. Sophie Zhang-Murphy, grade 9, was league champ and the league MVP, with Katelyn Vo, grade 11, Natalie Vo, grade 10, and Tina Xu, grade 9, earning first team selections. Olivia Guo, grade 10, landed on the second team.