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Girls’ lacrosse handles Saratoga 16-6

Girls’ lacrosse handles Saratoga 16-6

Skylar Burris and Steven Marinkovich
April 13, 2016
Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Paly girls’ lacrosse team took down Saratoga Wednesday evening by the score of 16-6. The Vikings started out fast, scoring four straight goals from four different players. “We need to make sure the energy in the first five minutes of both the first half and the second half is consistent... Read more »

Paly softball pulls a close victory against Castilleja 5-4

Paly softball pulls a close victory against Castilleja 5-4

Skylar Burris, Staff Writer
April 3, 2016
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

The Vikings went into extra innings to beat the Castilleja Gators 5-4 on Wednesday, March 23. This game marks the second win of the season for Paly, with a record of 2-8. The game started out slow, with no runs scored in the first and second inning. However Castilleja came into the third inning stron... Read more »

Boys’ lacrosse takes down Los Altos 17-4

Boys’ lacrosse takes down Los Altos 17-4

Ben Cleasby and Steven Marinkovicb
April 3, 2016
Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Paly boys’ lacrosse team took down Los Altos 17-4 on Thursday night. The first quarter started out slow with both teams feeling each other out. The Vikings got two goals, one from Patrick Macintosh (‘19) and the second from Owen Dulik (‘16). Los Altos grabbed a goal for themselves, maki... Read more »

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, 2016
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 ... Read more »

Baseball wins big, destroying Homestead 15-7

Baseball wins big, destroying Homestead 15-7

Bryan Look, Staff Writer
March 23, 2016
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... Read more »

Boys’ tennis splits two matches against Cupertino

Boys’ tennis splits two matches against Cupertino

Lauren Koyama, Staff Writer
March 19, 2016
Filed under Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boy’s tennis team won one out of two matches against Cupertino High School at home on Thursday, March 17th. The boys played two matches to make up for one that was rained out earlier in the season. Both of the teams agreed to do both matches on the same day, instead of h... Read more »

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... Read more »

Baseball defeats Cupertino 8-7

Baseball defeats Cupertino 8-7

Sam Guillet, Staff writer
March 16, 2016
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 (... Read more »

Boys tennis falls to Saratoga

Boys tennis falls to Saratoga

Talia Malchin, Staff writer
March 16, 2016
Filed under Spring Sports, Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys’ tennis team fell to Saratoga High Schoo– the top team in the league–7-0 at home on Tuesday, March 15th. Doubles team Hunter North (‘18) and Jerry Hong (‘17) fell to their opponents 6-1 in the first set, and put up a fight in their second set, still came u... Read more »

Baseball defeats Santa Teresa 5-2

Baseball defeats Santa Teresa 5-2

Nikki Merkle-Raymond, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016
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... Read more »

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