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Girls’ basketball takes CCS championship with third victory over Gunn this season

Gracie Marshall and Mark Raftrey
March 11, 2011
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls' basketball team (22-4, 12-0) completed a three-peat with its victory in the Central Coast Section (CCS) championship against Gunn High School (19-6, 9-3) last night at the Leavey Center in Santa Clara. The top-seeded Vikings defeated the No. 3 Titans for the thir...

Girls’ basketball advances to CCS finals for the first time ever- defeating North Salinas High School 33-25

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer
March 2, 2011
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Winter Sports

In a year that has already brought two nearly perfect seasons, the Palo Alto High School varsity girls' basketball team is continuing the trend. The Lady Vikes, who were undefeated De Anza league champions and have continued the perfection in Central Coast Section (CCS) play. Last night, the team defeated...

Girls’ basketball dribbles all over Santa Teresa, 53-47

Mira Ahmad and Shannon Scheel
March 2, 2011
Filed under Basketball - Girls

It has been a strong season for the Palo Alto High School girls’ varsity basketball team, but it’s not over yet. The Lady Vikes defeated Santa Teresa High School (12-16), 53-47, to advance to the Central Coast Section Division I semifinals on Wednesday. Guard Mariah Philips ('11) had a game-high...

Girls’ basketball triumphs over Los Gatos, 58-37, on Senior Night

Gracie Marshall
March 2, 2011
Filed under Basketball - Girls

The Palo Alto girls’ basketball team extended its flawless league record to 11-0 Wednesday night after a 58-37 victory over Los Gatos (7-4). The win was bittersweet for the Lady Vikes; it brought them one step closer to obtaining the No. 1 in Central Coast Section but it was also the last nigh...

Girls’ basketball beats Gunn, 39-33

Anne Hildebrand
March 2, 2011
Filed under Basketball - Girls

Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball defeated cross-town rival Gunn High School in a close 39-33 game on Feb. 11. The Lady Vikes got off to a slow start with only three baskets and two free throws to the Titans 15 points in the first quarter. Gunn had the first, second and third goals (possible...

Brief: Girls’ basketball beats Wilcox, 41-18

Anne Hildebrand
March 2, 2011
Filed under Basketball - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team beat Wilcox last night, 41-18, making the Lady Vikes 9-0 in league. Paly (9-0 De Anza, 15-4) started off sloppily, letting Wilcox take the lead. Lindsay Black (‘12) fouled three times when Paly coach Scott Peters called a time-out to settle his ...

Girls’ basketball overcomes Mountain View, 59-51

Mira Ahmad and Shannon Scheel
March 2, 2011
Filed under Basketball - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team (13-4, 7-0) defeated the Mountain View Spartans (7-11, 0-7) 59-51 this Friday at Paly. The Lady Vikes remain undefeated in Santa Clara Valley Athletic League play. Although the Spartans have not won a game in the league season, they proved they had ...

Girls’ basketball defeats Gunn, 47-39, for first time in 3 years

Mira Ahmad and Matt Lam
March 2, 2011
Filed under Basketball - Girls

Three years. For Mariah Philips (‘11) and Katerina Peterson (‘11) it has felt like an eternity. Year after year and game after game Philips and Peterson have faced cross-town rival Gunn High School and walked off the court with the same result; a loss. If you ask any Palo Alto High School athl...

Girls’ basketball wins first league game against Lynbrook

March 2, 2011
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls' varsity basketball team wasn’t the only team representing the Viking mascot Wednesday night. It hosted and defeated Lynbrook High School, 40-31 in an intense opening to league play. Although Lynbrook gained momentum in the third quarter, the Lady Vikes used their...

Brief: Girls’ basketball beats Wilcox, 41-18

Anne Hildebrand
January 30, 2011
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team beat Wilcox last night, 41-18, making the Lady Vikes 9-0 in league. Paly (9-0 De Anza, 15-4) started off sloppily, letting Wilcox take the lead. Lindsay Black (‘12) fouled three times when Paly coach Scott Peters called a time-out to settle...

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