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Lauren Koyama, Staff Writer
April 21
Filed under Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School’s varsity boys’ tennis team lost to Sacred Heart Prep 5-2 at Paly on Wednesday. The Vikings only won two of the eight matches they played. Shiv Matta (‘16) easily won his first set 6-1, and due to injury, only played the single set. Adrian Smith (‘17) also easily...

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
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 ...

Boys’ tennis splits two matches against Cupertino

Boys’ tennis splits two matches against Cupertino

Lauren Koyama, Staff Writer
March 19
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...

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Menlo Atherton 4-3

Boys’ lacrosse defeats Menlo Atherton 4-3

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer
April 25
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

After an intense battle in heavy wind and rain, the Palo Alto boys' lacrosse team triumphed over Menlo Atherton 5-4 on Friday night. Paly started off the game strong, immediately grabbing the lead with goals by Tully McCallister (’14) and Matt Seligson (’16). Menlo Atherton’s offense could not...

Paly boys’ water polo triumphs over Mitty Monarchs, 25-13

Paly boys’ water polo triumphs over Mitty Monarchs, 25-13

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer
August 31
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

  The Paly boys’ water polo team defeated the Archbishop Mitty Monarchs, 25-13, in the team’s first non-league scrimmage of the year this afternoon at Palo Alto. "It just kind of showed where we're at right now," Paly head coach Brandon Johnson said. "We only had about two weeks of p...

Boys’ lacrosse triumphs over Menlo, 15-6

Ami Drez, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys

This Friday night, at the Paly home turf, the Vikings dominated Menlo High School 15-6. Coming into the first quarter the Vikings started out strong with a goal by Tully Mcallister (‘14).  The Vikings were able to hold onto possession of the ball, allowing Jonny Glazier (‘13) to score the last...

Boys’ lacrosse falls to Burlingame in the final 10 seconds

Boys’ lacrosse falls to Burlingame in the final 10 seconds

Sammy Solomon, News Editor
March 12
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

In an intense, back and forth battle, the Palo Alto High School boys’ lacrosse team fell to Burlingame 12-11 under the Paly lights this Monday night. Burlingame started out strong driving toward goal, however the Viking defense kept the ball away, shutting down the Panther attack. The momentum changed...

Boys’ lacrosse drops heart breaker to Menlo Atherton 7-5

Boys’ lacrosse drops heart breaker to Menlo Atherton 7-5

Ami Drez and Sammy Solomon
March 7
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

For those who are familiar with the game of lacrosse, it is evident that very often the team that ends up on top is the team that is able to maintain the ground balls. Which, subsequently, determined the outcome of the boys' varsity lacrosse game this Wednesday under the Paly lights between the Menlo-Atherton...

Brief: Freshman clinches win for boys’ tennis

Brief: Freshman clinches win for boys’ tennis

Sammy Solomon, News Editor
March 5
Filed under Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

Palo Alto High School's boys' tennis team squeaked by Lynbrook 4-3, today at home. With some tough singles match-ups, the team looked to the doubles players to secure wins. The Vikings were able to sweep the doubles with victories from Mason Haverstock ('13) and Mikael Lassooy ('13) at number one,...

Glazier and Anderson lead team to victory against Mitty, 13-5

Glazier and Anderson lead team to victory against Mitty, 13-5

Ami Drez, Staff Writer
February 28
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Top Stories

Under the lights, at the Paly home turf, boys' varsity lacrosse defeated Archbishop Mitty High School Wednesday night, 13-5. The Vikings were able to take the lead with top scorers Jonny Glazier ('13) and Skyler Anderson ('13) contributing a combined total of 11 goals. The Vikings started out on...

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