Last week, the boys basketball team began its postseason with a 60-54 win over Terra Nova, with Brando Pakel, grade 12, and Jack Connors, grade 10, each scoring 12 points. The Eagles then upset the No. 5 seed Pacific Grove 58-45 behind 16 points from Connors and another 14 points from Marcus Tymous, grade 11. However, the season came to an end as the boys fell to Carmel 54-69 in the quarterfinals. The Eagles end the season with a 13-14 record.
After an historic season for the boys soccer team, the Eagles were ranked No. 2 heading into the Division 2 playoffs. However, Santa Cruz High upset the boys with a stunning 2-1 last-minute win. The boys soccer team ends the year with an impressive 14-2-3 record.
The girls basketball team fell to Pacific Grove 35-54 in the first round of the CCS playoffs, ending its season with a 9-12 record.
The baseball team opened the year with a 17-1 win over visiting San Jose High, followed by a 7-2 win over Trinity Christian. In the matchup with San Jose, Dominic Cea, grade 12, had three hits and two RBIs, with Matthew Kennedy, grade 12, driving in three runs, and freshmen Levi Sutton, Ellis Goldman and Luke Wancewicz each driving in two runs in their first high school game. Kennedy had three RBIs and Cea had three hits to lead the way again in the win over Trinity Christian. This week, the Eagles travel to Menlo on Tuesday, host Pinewood on Thursday and travel to Lincoln SF on Saturday.
The swim team opened its season last week against Monterey. The 200 medley relay team of Ethan Hu, grade 10, Matthew Chung, grade 9, Jason Kwok, grade 9, and Alex Yu, grade 11, won the event and made the first CCS cut of the season. Also, Chung swam the 200 freestyle in nearly record-breaking time. The swimmers will compete again on March 10 at the Small School Invitational at Sacred Heart Prep. On Saturday, the team competed at the Spring Kickoff at Palo Alto High, which saw many swimmers achieve CCS cut times. Vivian Wang, grade 12, 50 free (first place) and 100 free (first place); Hu, 100 fly (first place) and 100 back (second place); Chung, 200 IM (second place) and 100 breast (third place); Kwok, 100 breast (first place); and the varsity girls 400 free relay team of Taylor Kohlmann, grade 12, Betsy Tian, grade 9, Alyssa Huang, grade 10, and Wang.
The softball team gets things rolling on Wednesday as it travels to Palo Alto, followed by a trip to Crystal Springs Uplands on Friday.
The boys golf team kicks off its season at the Cowboy Classic in Livermore this Wednesday.
The boys volleyball team officially opens its season this Wednesday as players travel to Cupertino High. On Friday, the boys travel to Saratoga, followed by the Wilcox Tournament over the weekend.
The boys tennis team opens up its season with a busy week. The Eagles host Sacred Heart Prep on Tuesday, before traveling to Aragon on Wednesday and Nueva on Thursday.
Track and Field
The track and field team will get the season off and running at the Willow Glen Invitational this Saturday.
The girls lacrosse team opens up the 2018 season on March 6 by hosting Salinas High at 4 p.m.