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Girls’ track rolls 92-35 over Lynbrook

Girls’ track rolls 92-35 over Lynbrook

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer
April 15
Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories, Track & Field

The Paly girls’ track team defeated Lynbrook 92-35 on Thursday at home. The team dominated the meet, taking first in all but two events en route to a large margin of victory. “I feel like the girls’ team did pretty well,” Julia Asin (‘15) said. “We won pretty easily.” Paly dominated bo...

Girls’ soccer ties last league game against Los Gatos 2-2

Girls’ soccer ties last league game against Los Gatos 2-2

Sheila Subramanian, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly girls’ soccer team tied up its last league game against Los Gatos with a score of 2-2. Despite the numerous scoring opportunities, the Vikings were unable to finish the game off with a win. “We played really well, probably our best game of the season,” Co-captain Megan Tall (‘14) said. “I...

Girls’ soccer ties Los Altos in first game of season

Girls’ soccer ties Los Altos in first game of season

Anna Dukovic and Gillian Chryst
January 8
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

Paly girls’ soccer kicked off its season with its first league game at home against last years defending Central Coast Section (CCS) champs Los Altos. Despite a strong first half, the Vikings were unable to come out with a win. “The first half I think we dominated and I think we put away necessary...

Girls’ soccer records first win of the season, 2-0

Girls’ soccer records first win of the season, 2-0

Julia Saul, Design Editor
December 7
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On a chilly Saturday afternoon, the Vikings had their first win of the season against the San Benito ‘Balers, 2-0. “Our first half was really strong and we got chances and we finished them,” captain Megan Tall (‘14) said. “We definitely let ourselves go in the second half and are really d...

Girls’ soccer drops home opener to Menlo-Atherton 2-1

Girls’ soccer drops home opener to Menlo-Atherton 2-1

Tara Lawrence, Business Manager, Photo Editor
December 5
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

In its first match of the season, the Paly girls’ soccer team fell to Menlo-Atherton 2-1 at home. The Vikings started off slowly as the Bears scored in the first 10 minutes of the match. Moments later following the Menlo-Atherton score, Nika Woodfill ('16) fired a rebounded ball into the back of...

Female Upperclassman Athlete of the Year: Megan Tall

Female Upperclassman Athlete of the Year: Megan Tall

Tara Lawrence, Business Manager
May 22
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Features, Spring Sports, Top Stories

"I was that kid that played every sport," Megan Tall (‘14)  said, speaking of her childhood, “I played softball and basketball but... I’m more talented with my feet.” “Talented with her feet” is one way to put it. Tall has played varsity soccer and run track since sophomore year– two...

Girls’ soccer season ends with CCS rules violation, four forfeitures

Girls’ soccer season ends with CCS rules violation, four forfeitures

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly girls’ soccer team received the decision Thursday afternoon that it would be disqualified from Central Coast Section (CCS) play for a rules violation and must forfeit its past four victories, including a 5-0 first round CCS playoff victory over San Benito on Wednesday. Defender Jace...

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