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.
Upper School Athletics Schedule
The cross country team opened up their season at Golden Gate Park. Freshman Arya Maheshwari started the day with an 8th place finish in the freshmen race, out of 294 runners. Aditya Singhvi ran an excellent 23rd. Freshman Anna Weirich placed 3rd in her freshman/sophomore race, 2 seconds from winning, in a field of 289 runners. Gloria Guo, Lilia Gonzales and Aneesha Kumar along with and Peter Connors, Ryan Adolf and Henry Wong led the Varsity teams; Rishi Dange placed 25th out of 260, leading the sophomore team to a 10th place team finish, out of 32 teams
Peter Connors, Ryan Adolf, Henry Wong and freshman Aditya Singhvi led the Eagles on the tough 3 mile course at Toro Park in Salinas on Saturday. Anna Weirich placed 11th in the freshman girls race, her time was the 50th best among all of the 795 girl runners in all divisions. Gloria Guo was the Eagle senior front runner .