The Eagle Track & Field team competed at Willow Glen Saturday. Grace Koonmen led the girls team running a strong 4th place in the 100m and setting a new personal best in the 200m. Niki Iyer placed 3rd in the 800m. Sameer Prakash, in his first hurdle race ever placed 4th with the fastest Harker time in two years. Henry Wong and Andy Koonmen each improved their personal best in the mile run by over 30 seconds. Lilia Gonzales also set a new best in the mile run. Running in the top seeded race, Rishi Chopra set a new personal best in the 800m run. Freshman Nikki Solanki debuted for Harker running strong races in the 100m hurdles and 100m dash. Tiffany Zhao and Davis Howard entered the Harker top 10 list with their shot put marks.
Upper School Athletics Schedule
Senior Niki Iyer won her third K-Bell 3200m championship at Los Gatos High Saturday morning, beating a top CCS field by 20 seconds.
The Eagles posted 43 seasonal bests in the Kings Academy track meet Saturday. ANGEL CERVANTES led the boys with two personal bests in the 100m and 200m. GRACE KOONMEN had three season bests, placing in the top 7 in the 100m, 200m and long jump .SAMEER PRAKASH won his 100m and 200m heat, then popped a 16'4" long jump for 4th place overall. HENRY WONG led off the evening distance carnival with a big personal best 5:09 mile run. GLORIA GUO topped her year best with a 2:39 800m run. RISHI CHOPRA took top boy's honors with his 800m personal best of 2:23. ANANYA KRISHNAN set two personal bests for the day, in the shot put and discus.
Anthony Contreras led the team with wins in the 100m, 200m and anchored the winning 400m relay to their best time in three years, that team included Angel Cervantes, Davis Howard and Mitchel Granados. Lily Anderson won her race in the 100m hurdles, and was first in her first ever 300m hurdles. Alex Rule also debuted in the 300m hurdles with a win and a fine 52.62 mark. Tiffany Shou placed 2nd among 30 discus throwers with a huge personal best of 86'4", followed by a personal best of 25'4" in the shot put
A coed relay team of Grace Koonmen, Angel Cervantes, Gloria Guo and Anthony Cervantes set a school record in the special 4 x 200m relay. Henry Wong posted a team best 800m run time with his 2:18 mark.
Gloria Guo and Kismet Singh were individual winners of their races, the 400m and the 100m hurdles respectively. Grace Koonmen and Guo now rank #3 and #4 on the all-time 400m Harker list. Angel Cervantes ran lifetime bests in his 100m and 200m races. Grace ran a 200m race that put her #2 on the all time Harker list. Rishi Chopra ran his best half mile of the season, moving into the Harker top 10 list in the 800m.