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Dynamic Duos

Dynamic Duos

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer
April 16, 2014
Filed under Features, Soccer - Girls, Swimming - Boys, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories, Track & Field

When looking at a Paly roster, sometimes it catches the eye that two players have the same last name, and it turns out that they are siblings on the same varsity team. These two brothers or sisters have something special between them because they are on the same Paly team. Famous sibling athletes...

Brief: Girls’ tennis ends season in CCS semifinals

Brief: Girls’ tennis ends season in CCS semifinals

Hayley Poore, Staff Writer
November 19, 2013
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, 2013
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, 2012
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 loses to Lynbrook 4-3

Girls’ tennis loses to Lynbrook 4-3

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer
September 27, 2012
Filed under Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly girls' varsity tennis team (3-3) lost 4-3 to Lynbrook in a close match on Thursday, Sept. 27 under the heat of the sun. Aashli Budhiraja ('14) got one of the team's three wins as she struggled through the first set 6-4 but picked up her confidence and breezed through the second set 6-1. "Aashli...

Paly Girls Varsity Tennis

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer
September 17, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2011
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 3-4 against Lynbrook

October 5, 2011
Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ varsity tennis (3-3) lost to Lynbrook (3-4) under gray skies and scattered drizzle. Sammy Solomon (’13) won the No. 3 singles match (6-4, 6-2) and was the only singles player to win. “I just felt really relaxed on the court and the last time I played this...

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