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Dynamic Duos

Dynamic Duos

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer
April 16
Filed under Features, Soccer - Girls, Swimming - Boys, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories, Track & Field

When looking at a Paly roster, sometimes it catches the eye that two players have the same last name, and it turns out that they are siblings on the same varsity team. These two brothers or sisters have something special between them because they are on the same Paly team. Famous sibling athletes...

Brief: Girls’ tennis ends season in CCS semifinals

Brief: Girls’ tennis ends season in CCS semifinals

Hayley Poore, Staff Writer
November 19
Filed under Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The girls’ tennis team lost 5-2 to Monta Vista and ended their season in the Central Coast Section semifinals this afternoon. Aashli Budhiraja (’14) and Felicia Wang(’14), the number one and number four singles won their matches handily, with scores of 6-3, 6-2 and 6-0, 6-0 respectively. The...

Brief: Girls’ tennis pulls away with CCS win over Saratoga

Brief: Girls’ tennis pulls away with CCS win over Saratoga

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer
November 15
Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories, Videos

The girls' varsity tennis team will move on to the semi-finals of CCS after beating number two seed Saratoga 4-3. After losing to Saratoga twice during the regular season 4-3, number one singles player, Aashli Budhiraja ('14) was impressed with the way the team improved despite the two losses. "This...

Brief: Girls’ tennis progresses in SCVAL tournament

Brief: Girls’ tennis progresses in SCVAL tournament

Alex Murray, Staff Writer
November 5
Filed under Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly Girls' tennis team started the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League tennis tournament with a mixed performance Tuesday evening at Los Altos High School. Number two singles player Felicia Wang ('14) played a highly contested match but ended up falling short of the win. Wang lost the first set...

Girls’ tennis dominates Sacred Heart Prep 6-1

Girls’ tennis dominates Sacred Heart Prep 6-1

Hayley Poore, Staff Writer
October 17
Filed under Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The Vikings dominated the Sacred Heart Prep Gators 6-1 at home this afternoon. Aashli Budhiraja (‘14), Felicia Wang (‘14) and Avanika Narayan (‘17) all won their singles matches handily with scores of 6-2, 6-2 (# one singles), 6-0, 6-2 (# two singles), and 6-0, 6-0 (# three singles). Coach...

Girls’ Tennis suffers loss to Saratoga

Girls’ Tennis suffers loss to Saratoga

Anna Dukovic, Staff Writer
October 8
Filed under Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

This afternoon, the Lady Vikes lost to the Saratoga Falcons 4-3, making their overall record for the season 13-2 and their league record 7-2. Avanika Narayan (‘17) and  Felicia Wang (‘14) won their singles games handedly with scores of 6-3, 6-1 and 6-2, 6-0. Unlike her two teammates, co-captain...

Girls’ tennis team stays undefeated

Girls’ tennis team stays undefeated

Katie Foug, Staff Writer
October 2
Filed under Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly Girls’ Tennis team has continued their streak with a 6-1 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats making the Viking’s record 12-0 for the season. With two of the normal starters out sick, the Lady Vikes were forced to resort to a “creative line up” to fill in the gaps. With six returning sen...

Paly girls’ tennis breezes through Mountain View, 6-1

Alex Murray, Staff Writer
September 17
Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ team (5-0, 1-0) continued its undefeated streak after its dominant performance against Mountain View, finishing 6-1. Team captain and no. 1 singles player Aashli Budhiraja (‘14)  won in straight sets (6-2,6-0), despite an interfering wind that other players atte...

Girls’ tennis preview: Same team, new enthusiasm

Girls’ tennis preview: Same team, new enthusiasm

Megan Valencia, Staff Writer
September 5
Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

Unlike many of the other fall sports, girls' tennis has always been an individual sport. However, this year the new Paly varsity girls’ tennis players look to play effectively together, rostering a number of critical veteran and new players. “We do have some new players, but we are still really...

Brief: Girls’ tennis ends short CCS run with 11-7 loss

Brief: Girls’ tennis ends short CCS run with 11-7 loss

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
November 7
Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly varsity girls' tennis team ended its first Central Coast Championship (CCS) tournament run in three years after losing to Saratoga 11-7 in the second round of competition. After missing the match against Stephenson High School (Paly won, 16-2) yesterday due to illness, Felicia Wang ('13)...

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