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Girls’ Water Polo ends season in semi-final match, losing 12-6 to Mountain View

Girls’ Water Polo ends season in semi-final match, losing 12-6 to Mountain View

Maria Fletcher, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The girl’s water polo team had an intense final game against Mountain View on Tuesday, playing tough but in the end losing 12-6 to the Spartans. Tuesday’s game was the last one of the season, as this was the semi-final match of CCS playoffs. Mountain View is top in the league right now and slat...

Girls Water Polo Defeats Menlo-Atherton 11-10 in CCS Quarterfinals

Nathan Ellisen and Zach Phillips

November 5, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The girls varsity water polo team defeated the Menlo-Atherton Bears 11-10 in a thriller CCS quarterfinal match Saturday at Paly. The match was played on a wet, Saturday afternoon and the cold weather definitely affected the outcome of the game. The stands were overflowing with Paly and Menlo-Atherton...

Senior Night Win for Girls’ Water Polo

Senior Night Win for Girls’ Water Polo

Mallory Kuppe, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Girls' water polo team was victorious over the Homestead Mustangs earlier tonight in a thrilling match for the Vikings. Before the game, there was a delightful ceremony honoring the seniors Talia Stanley, Sophie Frick, Hollie Chiao, Sabrina Hall, Alique Papas, Alyssa Ibuyan, Mia Bloom and Fayann...

Girls’ Water Polo Falls to Gunn 8-6

Girls’ Water Polo Falls to Gunn 8-6

Lauren Daniel, Features Editor, Business Manager

October 6, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The girls’ varsity water polo team fell to Gunn Thursday night by a score of 8-6. Although they did not end up victorious, the Vikes put up a great fight and the score reflected a huge improvement from their first meeting with the Titans this season. The score remained extremely close throughou...

Girls Water Polo Defeated 9-6 by Los Altos

Girls Water Polo Defeated 9-6 by Los Altos

Mallory Kuppe, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Lady Vikes water polo lost in an exciting match against the Los Altos Eagles earlier today. The team has been preparing for this game since they took a hard loss when they played them three weeks ago. “Last time we played this team it was a pretty tough loss, we lost by a lot more,” goalie...

Girls’ Water Polo Defeats Saratoga 13-4

Girls’ Water Polo Defeats Saratoga 13-4

Lauren Daniel, Business Manager, Features Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

Paly Girls’ Water Polo played Saratoga tonight and won by a score of 13-4. The game seemed pretty evenly matched during the first quarter, ending with a score of 3-2, with Paly up. Near the middle of the second quarter, the Vikings picked up steam and started dominating. This was sparked by Sophie Fri...

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Los Gatos 11-7

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Los Gatos 11-7

Maria Fletcher, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

In a passionate game against Los Gatos Tuesday night, the girls’ varsity water polo team lost 11-7 to the Wildcats. Despite the ranking of Gatos after last season, the Vikes fought hard until the whistle. Los Gatos finished number one in the league last season, and are continually a tough match for P...

Vikings Fall to Spartans 12-7

Vikings Fall to Spartans 12-7

Zach Phillips, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The girls varsity water polo team showed up to play the Mountain View Spartans in what could be the most important game of the year, the home opener. Excited spectators filled the stands at Palo Alto High School on Tuesday evening to watch the game. The Spartans were quick to score their first goal...

Girls Water Polo Season Preview

Girls Water Polo Season Preview

Maria Fletcher, Mallory Kuppe, Zach Phillips, and Lauren Daniel

August 31, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

Coming off a quarterfinal loss in last year’s Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs, the driven Palo Alto High School girls’ varsity water polo team is hoping to translate their past success, and strengthen their weaknesses, in the coming season. With a reopened pool and new sports facility, the Peery Family C...

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

Quinn Knoblock and Nick Smallwood

October 14, 2016


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...

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