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Preview: Girls’ Lacrosse vs. Leland 4/18

Preview: Girls’ Lacrosse vs. Leland 4/18

Ellie Jeffries
April 17, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Preview, Top Stories

Palo Alto High School's girls’ lacrosse team fell twice to their rival, Los Gatos, last week. This amounted to the Vikings’ third straight loss of the season. In the upcoming week the girls look to bounce back in their game against the Leland Chargers on Tuesday (4/18). The girls are striving ...

Girls’ lacrosse defeats crosstown rival Gunn 11-6

Girls’ lacrosse defeats crosstown rival Gunn 11-6

March 29, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Vikes in a nice effort, put down the Titans Tuesday night. The Titans opened up the scoring almost immediately, but the Vikes refused to go away. Right after the Titans scored, the Vikes settled down and controlled the tempo of play for almost the entire rest of the half. The Vikes, led...

Girls’ lacrosse takes down Los Altos

Girls’ lacrosse takes down Los Altos

Matan Ziv, Staff Writer
March 6, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Vikes crushed Los Altos 14-1 Friday night. The Vikings did not take long to strike first, as Ellen Goncher (‘18) scored a great goal after just a minute of gameplay. Just a minute later, the Vikings made some great passes around and eventually Charlotte Cheng (‘18) doubled the lead....

Girls’ lacrosse dominates Los Altos 13-0

Girls’ lacrosse dominates Los Altos 13-0

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer
April 30, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team continued their dominance in league on Friday night at home. The Vikings won 13-0, starting off the scoring in the first minutes of the game.   The Vikings defense didn’t have much to worry about, with the ball crossing their own defensive h...

Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls’ lacrosse team kicked off league play with a 16-8 victory over Los Gatos Wednesday night at home. With sharp passing and intense offense the girls The wildcats may have won the opening draw, but Paly quickly stole the ball back and Ellen Goncher (‘18) went on to score the first goal of th...

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Sacred Heart 16-10

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Sacred Heart 16-10

Ben Cleasby and Steven Marinkovich
March 13, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Paly girls’ lacrosse team fell to Sacred Heart Prep by the score of 16-10 on Saturday. The Vikings started out the game strong as they won the opening faceoff and went right down the field and scored. Charlotte Cheng (‘18) had the opening goal. Despite Paly’s quick start, Sacred Heart re...

Girls’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 16-10

Girls’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 16-10

Samuel Desré and Reuben Kramer
May 14, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

On Wednesday night, Paly girls’ lacrosse overcame the Saratoga High School Falcons 16-10 in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) semifinals. The Vikings were off to a strong start after Maya Benatar (‘16) won the first three drews and Claire Chevalier (‘15) and Benatar each scored...

Girls’ lacrosse annihilates Mountain View 16-2 on senior night

Girls’ lacrosse annihilates Mountain View 16-2 on senior night

Clara Harrington, Copy Editor
May 6, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

On its senior night, girls’ lacrosse trounced Mountain View with a final score of 16-2. “I think we did a really good job with transitions, moving the ball around and not forcing it, and waiting for the open shot,” Lauren Gargiulo (‘15) said. The game started off strong for Paly, with fast...

Girls’ lacrosse abolishes Pioneer 16-0

Girls’ lacrosse abolishes Pioneer 16-0

Maddie Kinnaman and Sheila Subramanian
May 1, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

The Palo Alto girls’ lacrosse team dominated against the Pioneer Mustangs on Thursday at home. The Vikings defeated the Mustangs 16-0. The game started off with the Vikings taking the clear lead, a lead that they maintained throughout the game. Memorable shots from the Vikings included goals by...

Girls’ lacrosse dominates over Leland chargers 21-9

Girls’ lacrosse dominates over Leland chargers 21-9

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls’ lacrosse team dominated the Leland Chargers 21-9 on Tuesday, April 28th at home. The Vikings are 1st in their league. Maya Benatar (‘16) believes the team got off to a slow start in the first half. “I definitely think it was a rough start, we lost a lot of draws and missed a of...

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