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Baseball eliminated from CCS playoffs as Mitty upsets the Vikings 1-0 in an intense pitchers duel

Baseball eliminated from CCS playoffs as Mitty upsets the Vikings 1-0 in an intense pitchers duel

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Baseball lost to Mitty 1-0 in the first round of CCS playoffs, ending the promising season in a disappointingly familiar way. For the third straight year, the Vikings have been eliminated in the first round of the CCS tournament. Paly was the number one overall seed in the tournament this year and la...

Softball defeats Lynbrook 9-0 in final league game

Softball defeats Lynbrook 9-0 in final league game

Lauren Daniel, Business Manager

May 13, 2017


Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Softball defeated Lynbrook in their last league game Wednesday 9-0. Before the game, they held a ceremony honoring the seven seniors on the team. Seemly fitting that the seniors contributed five RBI’s and eight hits to the impressive win. Throughout the whole game the vikings seemed to dominate the fie...

Baseball takes Game 1 of League Championship Series 7-5 over Mountain View

Baseball takes Game 1 of League Championship Series 7-5 over Mountain View

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Baseball defeated Mountain 7-5 in Game 1 of 3 of the League Championship Series behind continuous production up and down the lineup throughout the game.   After Mountain View scored a run in the top of the second inning, the Vikings answered quickly and took a 2-1 lead. Ben Cleasby (‘17) ...

Baseball drops league playoff game to Wilcox 4-3

Baseball drops league playoff game to Wilcox 4-3

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Baseball lost the first game of a three game series to Wilcox 4-3 and now face elimination in the league tournament.   After giving up a run in the top of the second, the Vikings responded quickly and took the lead. In the bottom half of the inning, Nathan Willis (‘18), Jonathan Gottlie...

Boys’ Lacrosse routs Leland 16-3

Boys’ Lacrosse routs Leland 16-3

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Boys’ Lacrosse dominated Leland 16-3 after jumping out to a commanding lead early.   The Vikings absolutely overwhelmed Leland in the first quarter as they scored early and often. Almost immediately Paly got possession and Hayden Libbey (‘17) made an offensive run and a sweet pass to Be...

Baseball Defeats Los Altos 5-1 on Senior Night

Baseball Defeats Los Altos 5-1 on Senior Night

Matan Ziv, Multimedia Editor, Head Columnist

May 1, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Paly baseball team defeated Los Altos 5-1 on Senior Night. The Vikings simply did not care that they have already won the league. The Vikes went out there hungry for more on Senior Night, and came out with yet another huge win over league foe Los Altos.   The Vikings got out to a ...

Lacrosse defeats Mountain View 9-6

Lacrosse defeats Mountain View 9-6

Will Strauch, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ Lacrosse had a strong performance Thursday night by defeating Mountain View. The Vikings started the game off strong and used good attacking play and strong defense to gain a 5-4 lead at half. The Vikes battled with Mountain View to maintain this gain this advantage before halftime. Pa...

Girls Lacrosse beats Pioneer 15-2

Girls Lacrosse beats Pioneer 15-2

Lauren Daniel and Yue Shi

April 30, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Girls lacrosse team crushed the Pioneer with a score of 15-2 on Friday. Ever since the Vikes lost to Gunn last Thursday, the lacrosse girls have been trying to get back on track. The game started off pretty close with one goal from each side. The score remained so until there were fourteen m...

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 ...

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