Upper School Athletics Schedule
Freshman Bobby Wang’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 7th inning scored his twin brother Austin with the game winning run as the Harker baseball team rallied for 5 runs in the bottom of the 7th to defeat league rival Jefferson 6-5 on Tuesday. Sophomore Levi Sutton had a pair of hits to lead the Eagle’s offense and fellow sophomore Andrew Chavez pitched a perfect top of the 7th inning to pick up his second win of the season. The win moves the Eagles into a first place tie with Jefferson in the Lake Division of the Peninsula League.
Harker Swimming took on six teams in their second WBAL meet on Thursday.
Harker Girls were 2nd in the Medley Relay, 3rd in the 200 Free Relay and 1st in the 400 Free Relay. The Boys won the 200 Medley and 200 Free relays dropping time in both with a 2nd in the 400 Free.
Matthew Chung won the 100 Free and 100 Breast events. Rhys Edwards and Alex Yu both raced the 200 Individual Medley and the 500 Free in CCS time , with Rhys winning both events and Alex taking 2nd and 3rd respectively. Andrew Chang was 3rd in the 100 Breast, Jay Thilking was 2nd in the 50 Back.
Ethan Hu and Jason Kwok raced the same double: 100 Fly and 100 Back with Ethan taking both events and Jason placing 3rd in the Fly.
Nikela Hulton, and Ysabel Chen went 1-2 in the 200 Individual Medley. Nikela, Nageena Singh, and Katie Li went on to go 1-2-3 in 100 Fly. Katie was 2nd in the 200 Free as well.
Freshman Ainsley Millard and Sinaya Joshi won their events in the 50 fly and the 50 Back respectively.
Swimmers that dropped time were: Jay Thilking -2 100 Free, Ihita Mandal -3 100 Free, Nicky Kriplani -2 50 Free and -2 100 Free
Harker 94 - 39 Crystal Springs
Harker 89 - 68 NDSJ
Harker 110 - 4 Nueva
Harker 94 - 34 Pinewood
TKA 72 - 67 Harker
Harker 93 - 52 TKA
Harker 81 - 73 Menlo
Harker 91 - 51Crystal SpringsHarker 101 - Nueva
The boys defeated St. Francis, King's Academy, and Clovis. They then defeated Bellarmine in the semfinals before losing to Monta Vista in the finals.
Zoey Rosa, grade 11, set a school record in the demanding 400m hurdles on Saturday at DeAnza College. Alexa Lowe, grade 9, set a frosh school record with her 15’1.5? long jump. The boys 4x100m relay team medalled for the second week in a row, improving their season’s best of 46.03, placing second in the varsity boys race. Gio Rofa, grade 11, and Andrew Chen, grade 9, both went past 17' in the long jump. Nikki Solanki, grade 11, returned to her usual good form, winning her heat in the 100m, running under 14 seconds.
The meet started with 200 Medley relay and Harker Boys and Girls were 2nd and 4th respectively.
Ethan Hu won the 200 Free and Rhys Edwards was 4th. Ethan, Rhys, and Jason Kwok went 1-2-3 in the 50 Free.
Matthew Chung was 1st in the 200 IM and the 100 Fly. Ysabel Chen was 5th in the 200IM and in the 100 Free.
The boys 200 Free relay won their event and dropped 2 seconds from their time.
Sophomore Anton Novikov posted two wins and one second place finish at King's Academy on Tuesday. His winning time, into a head wind, in the 100m was 10.904......2nd place was 10.905. The boy's 400m relay team improved their hold on the #2 spot in the league with an improvement to 45.82, with the team of Andrew Chan, Anton Novikov, Mitch Granados and Gio Rofa. Gio and Andrew placed 1st and 2nd in the triple jump, their first meet ever in this event. Freshman Alexa Lowe continued her attack on the school record with a 32' 8" triple jump performance. Freshman Erica Can won her race in the mile run in 6:22; Freshman Ashley Barth placed third in her heat breaking 6:00 for the first time, running 5:58. Kismet Singh and Zoey Rosa sprinted to a 2nd and 3rd place finish in the 100m hurdles, with season best marks.
Solid performances from all of our top singles players Mihir Sharma, Richard Hu, Josh Tseitlin, and Joshua Zhou to give us a commanding 4-0 lead. Players from JV, Nishant Ravi, Shrey Khater, Drhuv Saoji, and William Chien stepped up big time too close out in doubles.
Honorable mention at #1 doubles Jack Hansen and Vishn Jaisim almost a come from behind with a heart breaker loss in the third set. Final score 6-3, 3-6, (11-9) Nueva.