Upper School Athletics Schedule
Football won their season opener in a big way last Friday defeating James Lick 77-6 in what could be the largest margin of victory for any Harker team in history. The offensive line led by Dominic Cea, Ayush Vyas, Sonny Jayam, James Pauli and Jadan McDermott allowed 0 sacks and allowed our offense to rush for 171 yards. Senior Anthony Contreras had a kickoff return TD, receiving TD and an interception return TD. That is an extremely rare occurrence. Quarterback Nate Kelly was 4 for 5 with 3 passing TD’s and 1 rushing TD. Also, Floyd Gordon had 2 receiving TDs
The boys defeated Santa Teresa 9-7 in the 3rd place game.
Homestead: 25-18, 25-21 W
Mitty: 13-25, 22-25 L
Sacred Heart Prep: 25-19, 15-25, 12-15 L
Burlingame: 12-25, 13-25 L
Woodside: 25-16, 25-23 W
On a very hot day, 94-96 degrees, the Eagles ran strong races throughout. Each race was run by class against St Francis HS, Gunn HS and Palo Alto HS. Freshmen Arya Maheshwari, 5th place, and Aditya Singhvi, 7th place, opened the day with top 10 finishes in their debut Harker race. Anna Weirich captured a big win in the frosh girls race, winning by over 30 seconds. Ryan Adolf posted the top Harker boy's time, placing 11th in the Junior boy's race, running one minute faster than he did one year ago. The top senior runners for the Eagles were Gloria Guo and Peter Connors. Rishi Dange posted the best time for the Harker sophomore boys; Annabelle Ju ran the fastest for the Harker sophomore girls.
Girls golf came in fourth place in the annual Helen Lengfeld Memorial Golf Tournament, its best finish ever, in a 17 team field. Senior Katherine Zhu tied for first place with a 2 over par 74 with four others at stunning and tough Peninsula Country Club. Also pacing the Eagles are freshman Natalie Vo (tied 8th with 77), sophomore Katelyn Vo (tied 14th with 79) and freshman Olivia Guo (83)
The girls Water Polo opened up their season with a 10-4 win over Santa Clara. The Eagles were lead by Cas Ruedy with 4 goals. Sammi Yanovsky had a great game in goal with 17 saves.
Goals: Ruedy 4, Xu 2, Wisdom 2, Karinthi, Wadhwa
Saved: Yanovsky 17