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Girls’ lacrosse beats Sacred Heart Preparatory 14-5 in season opener

Girls’ lacrosse beats Sacred Heart Preparatory 14-5 in season opener

Austin Poore, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team defeated Sacred Heart Preparatory 14-5 on a chilly Wednesday night under the lights at Paly.The Lady Vikes jumped out to an early 5-0 lead in the first 10 minutes of the game, and never looked back, dominating the Gators in all facets of the game, incl...

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Charlotte Biffar, Staff Writers
October 11
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Features, Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

There was one thing the German national team was lacking as we stood linked arm-in-arm at the opening ceremony of the U19 Lacrosse World Championship, hesitantly singing the German national anthem in front of a tremendous crowd: confidence. Although this national hymn felt unfamiliar to me, the emotions...

Female Underclassmen of the Year: Nina Kelty

Female Underclassmen of the Year: Nina Kelty

Paige Borsos and Ali Kershner, Staff Writer
June 2
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Profiles, Soccer - Girls

This year the Female Underclassman of the Year Award goes to Nina Kelty (‘13). Kelty is a member of both the varsity soccer and varsity lacrosse teams at Paly. Her fluid athleticism allows her to dominate on both fields and become a rising star on both squads. With a perfect balance of respect,...

Girls’ lacrosse advances to finals after win over Los Gatos

Girls’ lacrosse advances to finals after win over Los Gatos

Mary Albertolle, Editor-In-Chief
May 11
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

After a quick lead, the Palo Alto High School girls' lacrosse team progresses to the playoff championship after beating Los Gatos, 15-9, today at home. The Lady Vikes jumped ahead right in the beginning when they they controlled the first few draws.  Off the draw Leigh Dairaghi ('11), Kimmie Flather...

Brief: Girls’ lacrosse eases past Saratoga on Senior Night

Brief: Girls’ lacrosse eases past Saratoga on Senior Night

Brennan Miller
May 5
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Senior Night at Palo Alto High School, the Lady Vikes girls’ lacrosse team cruised to any easy 12-4 victory over the Saratoga Falcons. Charlotte Biffar (’13) led the team with three goals and was closely followed by Emily Benatar (’11) who found the back of the net twice. Only eight players...

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Leland, 14-5

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Leland, 14-5

Marina Foley, Staff Writer
April 28
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

Palo Alto Vikings' look for a better performance and yet another win, 14-5, against Leland High School at home, Thursday night. “We definitely got the outcome we were looking for, since last time we didn’t play our best against them,” Vikings attack, Kimmie Flather said. Two early goals allowed...

Paly girls’ lacrosse crushes cross-town rival Gunn, 14-3

Brennan Miller, Staff Writer
April 20
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

“I had a good day and I was open a lot and just…got lucky," Leigh Dairaghi ('11) said. Well, whatever she did, it was right. The senior attacker scored four times as she led the Palo Alto High School girls' lacrosse team to a 14-3 romp of cross-town rival Gunn. Paly opened the scoring just...

Girls’ lacrosse beats Pioneer, 10-5

Girls’ lacrosse beats Pioneer, 10-5

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School varsity girls' lacrosse team beat Pioneer High School, 10-5 , on Tuesday at Paly. The Lady Vikes (3-0-0 SCVAL) dominated the majority of the first half. Attack Kimmie Flather ('12) put the Vikes on the scoreboard early on. Flather had three goals on the night. Paly continued...

Menlo School edges Paly girls’ lacrosse, 9-8

Brennan Miller, Staff Writer
March 16
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

The Paly girls’ varsity lacrosse team (1-3,1-0) lost to the Menlo School (1-1,0-0) this afternoon 9-8. As reflected by the one goal difference, the game was close the entire way. Paly opened the scoring early, jumping out to a one-goal lead on its first possession. Midfielder Nina Kelty (’13)...

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Gunn, 11-9

George Brown, Editor-in-Chief
March 16
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls' lacrosse team (1-2, 1-0 SCVAL) narrowly beat Gunn High School (1-3-1, 0-1) under a steady mist on the Paly turf Tuesday night. Though the Lady Vikes carried a 2-0 lead after five minutes and remained in command for most of the night, they were not happy with their...

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