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Boys’ water polo trumps Homestead, 13-11

Boys’ water polo trumps Homestead, 13-11

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer
October 10, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

Paly boys’ water polo outlasted the Homestead Mustangs in a close game at home Thursday night, winning 13-11. Winston Rosati (’16) led the Vikings with six goals. Coach Brandon Johnson was frustrated with his team’s performance. “I don’t think we played very well,” Johnson said. “We...

Boys’ water polo clenches a 9-7 victory over Monta Vista Matadors

Boys’ water polo clenches a 9-7 victory over Monta Vista Matadors

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer
September 19, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

On Thursday night, the boys’ water polo team faced off the Monta Vista Matadors in its second league game of the season. Team captain Lucas Novak (‘15) was pleased with the team’s performance and ultimate defeat of the Matadors. “For most of the game we played well; our defense was definitely...

Boys Water Polo Preview

Boys Water Polo Preview

Daniel Douty, Staff Writer
September 5, 2014
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

The Fall sports season is almost upon us, which means boys' water polo is starting up soon. Last year the Vikings impressed when they made a deep run, as only Bellarmine could stop them from reaching the CCS finals. The team has changed drastically since then, as eleven seniors have graduated and...

Paly boys’ water polo drops SCVAL championship 9-5 to Gunn Titans

Paly boys’ water polo drops SCVAL championship 9-5 to Gunn Titans

Zoe Bhargava and Paige Bara
November 10, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

Saturday night, the Paly Vikes took on the Gunn Titans in the SCVAL championship game. Despite a fourth quarter comeback, the Vikings lost 9-5 to the Titans. “The first three quarters were pretty rough, we came out kind of slow,” Lucas Novak (’15) said. “In the last quarter we saw a lot of...

Boys’ water polo beats Lynbrook 11-8 in first round of SCVAL tournament

Boys’ water polo beats Lynbrook 11-8 in first round of SCVAL tournament

Zoe Bhargava and Paige Bara
November 7, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

The Paly boys’ water polo team took on the Lynbrook Vikings in the first round of the SCVAL tournament, winning the game 11-8 in their home pool. Coach Brandon Johnson voiced his approval of his team’s performance. “It was good, I thought we played really well,” Johnson said. “We knew...

Boys’ water polo triumphs over Lynbrook 14-10

Boys’ water polo triumphs over Lynbrook 14-10

Paige Bara and Clara Harrington
October 16, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

This Tuesday afternoon Boys’ water polo triumphed against the Lynbrook Vikings, 14-10. As Paly continues on with leagues, they are preparing for upcoming games as well as CCS. “We beat [Lynbrook] by a lot the first time in leagues, so I was hoping we would come out and do the same thing,” Kia...

Boys’ Water Polo wins physical OT thriller against Mountain View, 9-8

Boys’ Water Polo wins physical OT thriller against Mountain View, 9-8

Alex Murray, Staff Writer
September 26, 2013
Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

Paly (2-1) edge Mountain View (2-0) in a thrilling overtime victory. It was a close game that was dominated by physical play, but coach Brandon Johnson said afterwards that his players were not affected. “We tried to make [Mountain View] play to our game,” Johnson said. “We don’t try to ch...

Brief: boys’ water polo team falls to Mountain View, 10-8

AnneMarie Drez, Staff Writer
September 18, 2012
Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

The boys' varsity water polo team fell to Mountain View High School in a close game, 10-8 this Tuesday at Mountain View. The two teams were neck and neck for all four quarters, with the Spartan's continuously holding a narrow lead against Paly. In the 4th quarter, the Vikings were down 8-9,...

Boys’ water polo defeats Los Gatos 12-7

Boys’ water polo defeats Los Gatos 12-7

Julia Saul, Staff Writer
September 13, 2012
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Water Polo - Boys

The Paly varsity boys' water polo team (2-0-0, 2-0-0) overpowered Los Gatos on Thursday afternoon at the Palo Alto High School pool. The Vikings started strong by winning the sprint and quickly powering down the length of the pool. Nolan Perla-Ward (‘13) set the tone early in the game by scoring...

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