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Lauren Koyama, Staff Writer
April 21, 2016
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...

Boys’ tennis splits two matches against Cupertino

Boys’ tennis splits two matches against Cupertino

Lauren Koyama, Staff Writer
March 19, 2016
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’ Tennis starts the year on a high note with win over Aragon

Boys’ Tennis starts the year on a high note with win over Aragon

Ethan Stern, Staff Writer
February 24, 2016
Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto boys' tennis team started the year off on a high note with a definitive 6-1 victory over non-league opponent Aragon High School. The team started off very strong with all three doubles teams getting quick wins in impressive fashion. The freshman duo of Antony Georgiatis (‘19) and Adam...

Girls’ tennis preview: young team in new league

Girls’ tennis preview: young team in new league

Meredith Kinnaman, Staff Writer
August 26, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

After losing a close CCS semifinal match to the Monta Vista Matadors, the Palo Alto girls’ tennis team ended their 2013 season 19-4 in league games. This year the team decided to drop down from the De Anza league to the El Camino League after losing several of its crucial players. “Because we...

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...

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...

Brief: Girls’ tennis continues to dominate and defeats Milpitas 6-1

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer
October 9, 2013
Filed under Videos

The Paly Girls' tennis team (13-1, 4-1) added to their 12-1 record after defeating Milpitas handily, 6-1 on Monday, October 7th. Despite the team's recent loss to Monta Vista, the number one ranked team in league, it triumphed over Milpitas winning three singles matches and three doubles matches....

Paly girls’ tennis breezes through Mountain View, 6-1

Alex Murray, Staff Writer
September 17, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls’ team (5-0, 1-0) continued its undefeated streak after its dominant performance against Mountain View, finishing 6-1. Team captain and no. 1 singles player Aashli Budhiraja (‘14)  won in straight sets (6-2,6-0), despite an interfering wind that other players atte...

Girls’ tennis preview: Same team, new enthusiasm

Girls’ tennis preview: Same team, new enthusiasm

Megan Valencia, Staff Writer
September 5, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

Unlike many of the other fall sports, girls' tennis has always been an individual sport. However, this year the new Paly varsity girls’ tennis players look to play effectively together, rostering a number of critical veteran and new players. “We do have some new players, but we are still really...

Boys’ tennis battles Saragota, falls 1-6

Boys’ tennis battles Saragota, falls 1-6

Tara Lawrence, Staff Writer
April 10, 2013
Filed under Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

Under the beating sun on Tuesday, the Viking tennis team served and volleyed against strong competitor, Saratoga High School. Unfortunately, the boys failed to pull out the win, losing 2-5. Both number 1 singles and number 1 doubles lost their matches. Blake Smith ('14) fought against Saratoga's number...

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