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Strong Pitching Propels PALY Past Saratoga 1-0

Hayley Levine, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under Baseball

The Vikings struggled from the plate with only five hits in their 1-0 win over Saratoga. Luckily, senior Ryan Chang's ('17) stellar pitching kept Saratoga off the board. Of the team's five hits, only Ethan Stern ('17) had more than one hit. Stern's first hit in the bottom of the first inning made...

Baseball beats Aragon 6-5

Baseball beats Aragon 6-5

Steven Marinkovich and Dillon Scheel
February 25
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Baseball picked up their first win of the season against Aragon by the score of 6-5 on Saturday morning. The Vikings got off to a quick start in the bottom of the first. Leadoff hitter Ben Cleasby ('17) reached base on a hit by pitch and was knocked in two batters later on a double from Angus Stayte...

Baseball falls late to St. Ignatius 10-3

Baseball falls late to St. Ignatius 10-3

Bryan Look, Business Manager
February 22
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports

Paly Vikings Baseball lost their season opener 10-3 to St. Ignatius after giving up seven runs in the last two innings of play. The game started off with good pitching from both sides as both teams struggled to string together hits. Vikings’ starter Niko Lillios (‘18) put away St. Ignatius on...

Baseball wins Game 1, 9-0, over Los Altos

Baseball wins Game 1, 9-0, over Los Altos

Bryan Look, Business Manager
May 9
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly Baseball won its first game of league playoffs against Los Altos; the first game of a three game series.   The Vikings used a solid inning-by-inning offense and stellar pitching by Justin Hull (‘16) to absolutely dominates the Eagles in the crucial Game 1.   Paly offense ...

Paly’s Baseball team crushed Saratoga at home on Wednesday with a final score of 10-1

Paly’s Baseball team crushed Saratoga at home on Wednesday with a final score of 10-1

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor
April 21
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Neither team scored in the first inning. However, in the second inning, Justin Hull ('16) was walked and was able to steal second base when Lawrence Han (‘16) got up to bat. Han hit a single down center field, giving Hull the opportunity to run home. Another run was made when Riley Schoeben ('16) ...

Baseball loses up-and-down game to Los Gatos 7-4

Baseball loses up-and-down game to Los Gatos 7-4

Bryan Look, Staff writer
April 16
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Los Gatos got on the board early in the top of the first, off of Vikings’ starter Alec Olmstead (‘16). The Vikings were retired quietly in the bottom half of the inning, and the Wildcats tacked on another run in the top half of the second.   Paly answered in the bottom half of the second and...

Vikings Baseball Drops a Close One to the Los Altos Eagles 1-0

Vikings Baseball Drops a Close One to the Los Altos Eagles 1-0

March 30
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Despite a strong defensive effort led by pitcher Justin Hull (‘16), who had six strikeouts and pitched a complete game, the Vikings fell short of the Los Altos Eagles 1-0 in today’s matchup. Both teams started slow on the bats, but the Eagles quickly changed that. In the second inning Los Altos ...

Baseball wins big, destroying Homestead 15-7

Baseball wins big, destroying Homestead 15-7

Bryan Look, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly’s Baseball team won an impressive game, stomping the Homestead by a final score of 15-7. Paly’s offense was busy early as Ben Cleasby (‘17) scored a run on a ground ball hit by Max Jung-Goldberg (‘18). Again Paly scored two more in the second inning after both Riley Schoeben (‘1...

Baseball defeats Cupertino 8-7

Baseball defeats Cupertino 8-7

Sam Guillet, Staff writer
March 16
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ baseball defeated the Cupertino Pioneers in extra innings because of Ethan Stern’s (‘17) bunt in the ninth inning. The game started half way through the first inning as a continuation from the game on Friday that was rained out. The game started off with Paly up 3-2 and Justin Hull (...

Baseball defeats Santa Teresa 5-2

Baseball defeats Santa Teresa 5-2

Nikki Merkle-Raymond, Staff Writer
March 15
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Our Paly Vikings blew the Santa Teresa Saints out of the water on Monday afternoon at home leaving the score 5-2. Both teams started the game out strong leaving the first inning ties at 0-0, but Paly gained momentum in the second inning and Ethan Stern (‘17) hit the ball into outfield, allowing A...

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