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Lady Vikes’ water polo team falls 11-7 to Mountain View High School on senior night

Quinn Knoblock and Nick Smallwood
October 14
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The girls’ water polo team suffered a tough loss on their senior night against the nearby Mountain View High School Spartans. The Vikings started off strong against the Spartans, going up 2-0 with two goals from Sabrina Hall (‘18). Mountain View, however, bounced back with an impressive half co...

Girls Water Polo wins close contest 6-5 against Gunn

Girls Water Polo wins close contest 6-5 against Gunn

Steven Marinkovich and Ben Cleasby
September 24
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Lady Vikes took down crosstown rivals Gunn 6-5 on Thursday evening at Gunn High School. The game started out fast as Gunn took a 2-0 lead three minutes into the first quarter.  A surge from the Vikings, that included two goals from Gigi Rojahn (‘16) saw them take a 3-2 lead going into the second...

Girls’ water polo secures a win against Los Altos, beating the Eagles 3-2

Girls’ water polo secures a win against Los Altos, beating the Eagles 3-2

Alex Murray and Michael Pappas
October 2
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto girls’ water polo team pulled off a comeback Thursday afternoon, beating the Los Altos Eagles 3-2. It was a game of two halves for Palo Alto who, after going into halftime down a goal, was able to score 3 goals and secure the victory. With the win, the Lady Vikes moved into third place...

Girls’ water polo loses 8-4 to Los Altos in SCVAL

Girls’ water polo loses 8-4 to Los Altos in SCVAL

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer
November 7
Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Paly girls’ water polo team fell 8-4 to the Los Altos Eagles in the first round of the SCVAL tournament at Gunn High School Thursday night. The game looked eerily similar statistics wise to the previous meeting of the two teams almost exactly a month earlier. Both games resulted in an 8-4 Los...

Girls’ water polo falls 9-6 despite fourth quarter comeback

Girls’ water polo falls 9-6 despite fourth quarter comeback

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer
October 17
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

Despite a fourth quarter rally, the Paly girls’ water polo team fell 9-6 to Los Gatos this Thursday afternoon, dropping to 6-3 on the season. “I think we played really well even though the score says differently,” captain Emma Wolfe (‘14) said. “I think we really played as a team and we were ...

Girls’ water polo drops league opener 13-1 to Gunn

Girls’ water polo drops league opener 13-1 to Gunn

Zoe Bhargava, Staff Writer
September 17
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Paly girls’ water polo team fell 13-1 to cross-town rival Gunn in their first league game on Tuesday night. The Lady Vikes got off to a slow start in the first quarter as Gunn won the first sprint and scored the first goal of the quarter. The first goal was followed by a missed shots from both Tit...

Girls’ Water Polo Senior Night Ceremony

Annie Susco, Video Editor
October 24
Filed under Videos

The Palo Alto High School Girls' Water Polo team celebrated their senior night October 23rd at Paly's own pool. The girls started off the evening by beating Los Altos 8-6 and then finished things by celebrating their five seniors, Abby Bromberg, Abby Kinnaman, Kelly Stern, Martine Leclerc, and Quitterie...

Girls’ water polo falls to Los Altos in SCVAL quarterfinals, 9-3

Girls’ water polo falls to Los Altos in SCVAL quarterfinals, 9-3

Nina Kelty, staff writer
November 5
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team fell to Los Altos High School Friday night in the SCVAL Tournament quarterfinals, ending their run to play in Championship game. The night before the Lady Vikes beat Wilcox 15-6 in the first round of the league tournament.  With this momentum Paly looked...

Girls’ water polo loses to crosstown rival Gunn, 6-9

Marina Foley, Blogger
October 26
Filed under Water Polo - Girls

Palo Alto water polo fell to crosstown rival Gunn 6-9 on senior night, Tuesday, Oct. 25. The stands were filled with fans for the Lady Vikes’ last home game. Gunn came out strong with three goals in the first quarter, but Skylar  Dorosin ('12) put Palo Alto on the score board scoring the last goal...

Girls’ Water Polo Beats Los Gatos 9-8

Nina Kelty, Staff Writer
October 8
Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team defeated Los Gatos High School 9-8 at the Paly pool on Thursday Oct. 6. In their first league game the Lady Vikes fell short to the Wildcats 8-7.  This time the team came back ready to turn the tables. “The last time we played them we lost by...

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