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Girls’ lacrosse falls to Sacred Heart 16-10

Girls’ lacrosse falls to Sacred Heart 16-10

Ben Cleasby and Steven Marinkovich
March 13
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...

Baseball loses frustrating game to Serra 6-1

Baseball loses frustrating game to Serra 6-1

Bryan Look, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly’s Baseball team lost a frustrating game to the Serra Cavaliers by a final score of 6-1. After getting two quick outs in the top of the first, the Cavaliers went on a two-out rally as they scored 3 runs on 3 hit. Paly’s starting pitcher, Ryan Chang (‘17), struggled to get out of the inning...

Boys’ Tennis starts the year on a high note with win over Aragon

Boys’ Tennis starts the year on a high note with win over Aragon

Ethan Stern, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto boys' tennis team started the year off on a high note with a definitive 6-1 victory over non-league opponent Aragon High School. The team started off very strong with all three doubles teams getting quick wins in impressive fashion. The freshman duo of Antony Georgiatis (‘19) and Adam...

Female Underclassman of the Year: Sophie Frick

Female Underclassman of the Year: Sophie Frick

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor
May 29
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Featured Athlete, Paly Athletic Awards, Softball, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

  Sophie Frick (‘18) stepped foot on the Palo Alto High School campus with a pre-determined expectation to be a talented athlete. With two older siblings, Andrew Frick (‘14) who played football, lacrosse and wrestling then went on to play football in college, and Madeline Frick (‘17) who...

Baseball wins league Championship

Baseball wins league Championship

Katie Foug and Gillian Chryst
May 15
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Boys’ Baseball beat Saratoga 3-1 to sweep the series winning them the league championship. “They played great, they really did, they've been playing great for a while now. The pitchings been good and we have timey hitting and it's been real baseball”, said Coach Brewer. Isaac Kasavich started...

Girls’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 16-10

Girls’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 16-10

Samuel Desré and Reuben Kramer
May 14
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...

Boys’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 9-8

Boys’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 9-8

Zoe Bhargava, Staff Writer
May 14
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Wednesday night, Paly boys’ lacrosse overcame the Mountain View Spartans 9-8 in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) semifinals. The game started off slow for the Vikings with one Paly goal by Zach Levitan (’15), assisted by Matt Seligson (’16) to match Mountain View’s three goals...

Paly softball falls to Mountain View on senior night

Paly softball falls to Mountain View on senior night

Hayley Poore
May 8
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

The Vikings suffered a 10-2 loss to the Spartans on senior night on Friday afternoon. Paly recognized the team’s four seniors in a ceremony before the game started, which included Maddy Jones (‘15), Kabria Dame (‘15), Julianna Heron (‘15) and Autumn Macreno (‘15). The game started off close,...

Boys’ Lacrosse conquers Mountain View 12-3 on senior night

Alys Olmstead, Editor in Chief
May 6
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

Paly boys’ lacrosse triumphed over Mountain View in their senior night game with a  final score of 12-3. Mountain View came in strong to the first period and scored twice before Paly had even entered their offensive half. The Vikings midfield and attack used strong and composed stick skills to s...

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
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...

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