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Alayna Richmond runs with the lacrosse ball. The lacrosse team currently holds a league record of 1-3.

Alayna Richmond runs with the lacrosse ball. The lacrosse team currently holds a league record of 1-3.

Alayna Richmond runs with the lacrosse ball. The lacrosse team currently holds a league record of 1-3.

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Track

Track and field runners competed in their second WBAL meet for this season on April 12. The girls team consisting of Grace Koonmen (11), Gloria Guo (11), Alycia Cary (10) and Nikki Solanki (9) set a new school record for the 400m relay. David Dunaway (12) won the 100m dash and 300m hurdles. David Howard (12) won the shot put and discus throw.  They compete in their third WBAL meet today at Sacred Heart Prep School.

Swimming

The swim team recently competed in its second league dual-meet on Apr. 12 and the Ron Freeman Memorial Invitational on Apr. 8. The varsity girls swim team of Angela Li (10), Vivian Wang (12), Alyssa Huang (9) and Clarissa Wang (10) won the Varsity 200 medley relay and qualified for CCS. Angela and Vivian won the varsity 200 individual medley and 200 and 100 freestyle competition, respectively. The boys team consisting of Jack Farnham (12), Yannick Bohbot- Dridi (11), Justin Culpepper (12) and Ethan Hu (9) qualified for CCS too in the 200 medley relay. Ethan additionally qualified for CCS in the 100m fly and 100m breaststroke. They swam against King’s Academy yesterday and on May 5, compete in WBAL trials.

“I’m looking forward to improving my times this season and just having a good time with the team,” Kevin Tzeng (11) said.

Boys Golf

The boys golf is currently 6-0 in league. The boys placed second at the Marin Catholic Wildcat Invitational and 16th at the 2017 Champions Invitational. They also played in the Aptos Tournament on Monday.

Boys Tennis

The varsity boys tennis team currently holds a 11-2 in league and 17-3 overall. During the weekend of March 3-4, the Eagles travelled to Fresno, to play as part of the California Tennis Classic tournament, where they got third in their division. They play in their CCS Qualifier matches today and tomorrow.

Boys Volleyball

The varsity boys volleyball team has an overall record of 9-5, with a league record of 5-5.

“Our team has been really focused throughout the season. We’ve been very supportive of each other and heading into CCS, we’re looking to make a strong run and I’m hopeful about our team’s chances,” Ezra Bekele (12) said.

Softball

The varsity girls softball team currently holds an overall record of 7-5, and league record of 3-3. They play their next away game tomorrow against Cupertino High School.

Boys Baseball

The varsity boys baseball team has an overall record of 8-5, with a league record of 5-3. They play their next game tomorrow against El Camino High School.

Girls Lacrosse

The varsity girls lacrosse team holds a league record of 1-3 and an overall record of 8-6.

Sophomore Elise Mayer sees this season as her best yet with the team.

“The season is going so good,” Elise said. “We’re not even at the end of the season, yet we won almost four times the number of games we won last year, and everyone has just improved so much, and everyone is feeling happy.”

Senior captain Alayna Richmond plans to continue this strong season.

“I think the season started out very well, but we had a bit of a lull in the middle, and we weren’t doing so well, but I think we have really come back with a vengeance and really cracked down on the focus, deciding we wanted to finish the season strong,” Alayna said.

They play their next game tomorrow against Notre Dame Belmont.

This piece was originally published in the pages of The Winged Post on May 11, 2017.

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