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Baseball clinches out-right league title by beating Mountain View 3-1

Baseball clinches out-right league title by beating Mountain View 3-1

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief
April 22, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Baseball (18-4, 11-1) beat Mountain View 3-1 behind a complete game pitched by Aron Ecoff (‘17) to clinch the outright league title.   The Vikings got on the board early. Max Jung-Goldberg (‘18) tripled to lead off the bottom of the first and Ben Cleasby (‘17) singled him home to ta...

Preview: Girls’ Lacrosse vs. Leland 4/18

Preview: Girls’ Lacrosse vs. Leland 4/18

Ellie Jeffries
April 17, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Preview, Top Stories

Palo Alto High School's girls’ lacrosse team fell twice to their rival, Los Gatos, last week. This amounted to the Vikings’ third straight loss of the season. In the upcoming week the girls look to bounce back in their game against the Leland Chargers on Tuesday (4/18). The girls are striving ...

Baseball wins 3-0 over Homestead behind Chang throwing a two-hit shutout

Baseball wins 3-0 over Homestead behind Chang throwing a two-hit shutout

Bryan Look
March 29, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

On Wednesday, Baseball moved to 7-0 in league play by beating Homestead at home, 3-0, lead by starting pitcher Ryan Chang (‘17) throwing a two-hit shutout.   Baseball came into this season with lofty expectations, but struggled to find their groove as they lost two of their first three g...

Girls’ lacrosse defeats crosstown rival Gunn 11-6

Girls’ lacrosse defeats crosstown rival Gunn 11-6

March 29, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Vikes in a nice effort, put down the Titans Tuesday night. The Titans opened up the scoring almost immediately, but the Vikes refused to go away. Right after the Titans scored, the Vikes settled down and controlled the tempo of play for almost the entire rest of the half. The Vikes, led...

Strong Pitching Propels PALY Past Saratoga 1-0

Hayley Levine, Staff Writer
March 22, 2017
Filed under Baseball

The Vikings struggled from the plate with only five hits in their 1-0 win over Saratoga. Luckily, senior Ryan Chang's ('17) stellar pitching kept Saratoga off the board. Of the team's five hits, only Ethan Stern ('17) had more than one hit. Stern's first hit in the bottom of the first inning made...

Girls’ lacrosse takes down Los Altos

Girls’ lacrosse takes down Los Altos

Matan Ziv, Staff Writer
March 6, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Vikes crushed Los Altos 14-1 Friday night. The Vikings did not take long to strike first, as Ellen Goncher (‘18) scored a great goal after just a minute of gameplay. Just a minute later, the Vikings made some great passes around and eventually Charlotte Cheng (‘18) doubled the lead....

Girls’ Softball beats Santa Clara 3-1

Girls’ Softball beats Santa Clara 3-1

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer
March 1, 2017
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

Paly girls’ softball started off the game strong as Mackenzie Glassford (‘17) struck out the first player at bat, and Santa Clara was not able to get any players on base in the first inning. Glassford continued Paly’s strong start making it to second base. Sophie Frick (‘18) then made it to ...

Baseball beats Aragon 6-5

Baseball beats Aragon 6-5

Steven Marinkovich and Dillon Scheel
February 25, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Baseball picked up their first win of the season against Aragon by the score of 6-5 on Saturday morning. The Vikings got off to a quick start in the bottom of the first. Leadoff hitter Ben Cleasby ('17) reached base on a hit by pitch and was knocked in two batters later on a double from Angus Stayte...

Boys’ Lacrosse takes down Archbishop Mitty 15-10

Boys’ Lacrosse takes down Archbishop Mitty 15-10

Will Strauch, Staff Writer
February 25, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ Lacrosse started the season off with a strong performance by defeating Archbishop Mitty in the home opener on Friday night. This game was played in memorial of former lacrosse assistant coach Colin O’Kane and will continue to be an annual event between these two teams to honor the fo...

Boys’ tennis wins first match of the season 6-1

Boys’ tennis wins first match of the season 6-1

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

For their first match of the 2017 season, Paly dominated Aragon by winning six out of the seven matches played. The lineup for singles was Antony Georgiadis (‘19) playing Aragon’s number one player, Noah Galper (‘17) playing second, Hunter North (‘18) playing third and Sean Young (‘17) playing...

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