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Girls’ tennis preview: young team in new league

Girls’ tennis preview: young team in new league

Meredith Kinnaman, Staff Writer
August 26
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

After losing a close CCS semifinal match to the Monta Vista Matadors, the Palo Alto girls’ tennis team ended their 2013 season 19-4 in league games. This year the team decided to drop down from the De Anza league to the El Camino League after losing several of its crucial players. “Because we...

Brief: Girls’ tennis ends season in CCS semifinals

Brief: Girls’ tennis ends season in CCS semifinals

Hayley Poore, Staff Writer
November 19
Filed under Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The girls’ tennis team lost 5-2 to Monta Vista and ended their season in the Central Coast Section semifinals this afternoon. Aashli Budhiraja (’14) and Felicia Wang(’14), the number one and number four singles won their matches handily, with scores of 6-3, 6-2 and 6-0, 6-0 respectively. The...

Girls’ tennis dominates Sacred Heart Prep 6-1

Girls’ tennis dominates Sacred Heart Prep 6-1

Hayley Poore, Staff Writer
October 17
Filed under Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The Vikings dominated the Sacred Heart Prep Gators 6-1 at home this afternoon. Aashli Budhiraja (‘14), Felicia Wang (‘14) and Avanika Narayan (‘17) all won their singles matches handily with scores of 6-2, 6-2 (# one singles), 6-0, 6-2 (# two singles), and 6-0, 6-0 (# three singles). Coach...

Girls’ tennis takes home 5-2 win in second-to-last league match

Girls’ tennis takes home 5-2 win in second-to-last league match

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
October 24
Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly girls' tennis team approached the end of its season with a strong 5-2 victory over league opponent Leland. Paly rescheduled the match, which was originally scheduled for Yom Kippur, only to have rain put it at risk again this morning. Thankfully, though, the sun shone wide on Paly Spirit Week's...

Girls’ tennis falls 4-3 to Los Altos

Girls’ tennis falls 4-3 to Los Altos

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
September 20
Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

Paly's girls' varsity tennis team (1-2) absorbed a 4-3 loss in a tight, long and tiring match against Los Altos (1-3), despite having beaten the Eagles last season. The outcome of the match came down to the final two doubles matches. The Vikings' head coach, Andy Harader, has been working with the flexibility...

Paly Girls Varsity Tennis

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer
September 17
Filed under Videos

Paly girls varsity tennis team loses 6-1 in a league match against Saratoga. Here are a few highlights from #1 singles player Aashli Budhirajah and #2 singles play Felicia Wang.

Girls’ tennis finishes second at the Paly Invitational Tournament

Girls’ tennis finishes second at the Paly Invitational Tournament

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer
September 8
Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls' varsity tennis team finished second out of four teams under the burning sun at the two-day Paly Girls' Invitational Tennis Tournament at Palo Alto High School. Paly finished one point behind the first place Lynbrook after Tiffany Ngyuen ('13) and Julianne Le ('14) lost...

Girls’ tennis: Same team, same coach but a new season

Girls’ tennis: Same team, same coach but a new season

Hilda Huang, Business Manager
September 6
Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

Unlike some of Paly's other fall athletic teams, varsity girls' tennis has the luxury of a very close-knit team and experienced coach. Head coach Andy Harader has returned for another year with the team, which is essentially still comprised of the same players from last year. The one open spot on...

Brief: Girls’ tennis ends season with loss in CCS

Brief: Girls’ tennis ends season with loss in CCS

Hilda Huang, Copy Editor
November 21
Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls

The Palo Alto girls’ tennis team ended its 2011 season with a loss from its two lone Central Coast Section (CCS) qualifiers, No. 1 single Aashli Budhiraja ('14) and No. 2 single Felicia Wang ('14). This year, Budhiraja and Wang played as partners on a doubles team in CCS, contrary to their singles...

Girls’ Tennis loses to Los Altos 3-4

Girls’ Tennis loses to Los Altos 3-4

Hilda Huang, Staff Writer
October 20
Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

Set to tall shadows and dissonant chords, the Palo Alto High School girls' tennis team lost in a close match to Los Altos 3-4. No. 1 single Aashli Budhiraja ('14) defaulted mid-second set due to a leg injury that caused her to lose her last seven games straight. However, No. 2 single Felicia Wang ('14) and No. 3...

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