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Girls’ tennis falls 4-3 to Los Altos

Girls’ tennis falls 4-3 to Los Altos

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

September 20, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

Paly's girls' varsity tennis team (1-2) absorbed a 4-3 loss in a tight, long and tiring match against Los Altos (1-3), despite having beaten the Eagles last season. The outcome of the match came down to the final two doubles matches. The Vikings' head coach, Andy Harader, has been working with the flexibility...

Brief: Lee and Dewees win no. 3 doubles consolation at Santa Catalina Tournament

Brief: Lee and Dewees win no. 3 doubles consolation at Santa Catalina Tournament

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

September 15, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

Varsity girls' tennis had a strong showing at the 2012 Santa Catalina Tournament near Monterey, Calif. despite not having its no.1 and 2 singles players, Aashli Budhiraja ('14) and Felicia Wang ('14). No. 3 singles player Sammy Solomon ('13) instead took up the no. 1 single spot in the tournament,...

Sloppy play highlights team’s 6-1 loss to Saratoga

Sloppy play highlights team’s 6-1 loss to Saratoga

Kevin Dukovic, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2012


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School girls' tennis team (4-2, 0-1) fell 6-1 to Saratoga High School (3-3, 1-0) on a hot and sunny Tuesday afternoon at Paly. No. 2 singles player Felicia Wang ('14) was the only Lady Vike to win her match, beating Smita Sabada ('14) 1-6, 7-5, 6-4. The results of the remaining...

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 to Los Altos 3-4

Girls’ Tennis loses to Los Altos 3-4

Hilda Huang, Staff Writer

October 20, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

Set to tall shadows and dissonant chords, the Palo Alto High School girls' tennis team lost in a close match to Los Altos 3-4. No. 1 single Aashli Budhiraja ('14) defaulted mid-second set due to a leg injury that caused her to lose her last seven games straight. However, No. 2 single Felicia Wang ('14) and No. 3...

Girls’ tennis falls to Mountain View 4-3

October 17, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls

Girls’ tennis fell to Mountain View by a score of 4-3, Thursday at Palo Alto High School. The Lady Vikes now fall to a record of 3-7. Despite the loss, number three singles Sammy Solomon ('13) had high hopes going forward. "Our team has been improving a lot," Solomon said. "I think we have the...

Brief: Girls’ tennis falls to Monta Vista

Rohit Ramkumar, Staff Writer

October 10, 2011


Filed under Tennis - Girls

The Palo Alto Girls' tennis team lost to Monta Vista on Thursday on a wet day at the Paly tennis courts. The Lady Vikes' lost by a score of 3-4. Number one singles player Aashli Budhiraja (’14) lost 6-3, 6-0. The team faced a tough challenge in Monta Vista, as the Monarchs are consistently...

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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