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Softball goes 0-2 against Marin Catholic

Softball goes 0-2 against Marin Catholic

Maria Fletcher, Editor-in-Chief

April 22, 2018


Filed under Softball, Top Stories

Leading the game from the first inning, powerhouse Marin Catholic beat the softball team 2-0 on Saturday. Although the private school from East Bay is not in the same league as Paly, the face off was good practice for playoffs, especially with competition like Marin who have a 9-3 record this seas...

Badminton loses 18-12 against Gunn in Nail-Biter

Jason Shorin, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Badminton, Spring Sports

Paly Badminton lost to rival Gunn 18-12 on Thursday. It marked a string of tough luck defeats as the team is now 1-7 on the season, but five of those losses have been decided by a single match. Although the team hasn’t experienced any injury losses, they still lost Michael Chau from last season who w...

Boys volleyball beats Eastside College Prep 3-0

Boys volleyball beats Eastside College Prep 3-0

Ellie Jeffries, Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2018


Filed under boys volleyball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School Boys volleyball team beat Eastside College Prep Wednesday night in the Peery Center by a score of 3-0. The first set started out tight, each team trading points early on. After some lengthy rallies and missed serves by ECP, Paly took the lead eight to five. With consistent...

Baseball defeats Los Altos 4-2

Matan Ziv, Senior Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School Vikings Baseball team defeated Los Altos High School 4-2 in a strong showing on Wednesday afternoon.   The Vikings were tied at two with Los Altos heading into the bottom of the sixth inning. Aidan Berger (‘21) came up to the plate and smacked in the go ahead run wi...

Vikings Beat Los Gatos

Zach Baumgarten, Beats Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Spring Sports, Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

This Tuesday afternoon the boys varsity tennis team was defeated by their league rivals Los Gatos by a score of 5-2. The two matches that were won came from a doubles game with Nathan Ellisen (‘19) and Adam Love (‘19) and a singles match from Aaron Li (‘20). These victorious matches from...

Girls lacrosse falls to cross-town rival Gunn 14-8

Girls lacrosse falls to cross-town rival Gunn 14-8

Lauren Daniel, Managing Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Friday, the girls lacrosse team fell to cross-town rival Gunn 14-8. The game started out rough for the Vikings. Gunn scored four goals in rapid succession to make the score 4-0 10 minutes into the game. The Vikings finally scored their first goal with Abby Ramsey scoring with 12 minutes left in the first ...

Rojahn, Casey dominate on the mound as Baseball wins 3-1 over Homestead

Rojahn, Casey dominate on the mound as Baseball wins 3-1 over Homestead

Bryan Look, Senior Staff Writer

April 14, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

In a tight pitchers duel, Baseball topped Homestead 3-1 behind a three-run bottom of the sixth to comeback and win.   With ace Spencer Rojahn (‘18) on the mound, the Vikings had to feel confident coming into the contest especially after beating Homestead 11-5 on Wednesday. Rojahn also hadn...

Softball defeats Lynbrook 5-3

Softball defeats Lynbrook 5-3

Sabrina Hall, Senior Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Softball, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto softball team came from behind and executed a decisive 5-3 victory over Lynbrook this Thursday at home. The game started off slow for the Vikings; poor communication and a few errors caused them to trail throughout the fourth inning, while Lynbrook attempted to assert their dominance ...

The Boys and Girls Swimming teams defeat Gunn

Nathan Ellisen, Head Columnist

April 11, 2018


Filed under Swimming - Boys, Swimming - Girls, Top Stories

The boys and girls varsity swimming teams won on Senior Night, defeating crosstown rival Gunn in an important league match. The boys team swam a much closer meet than the lady vikes. The boys only won by 5 points, with a score of 94-89. Every swimmer made a difference in the final tally. Dexter G...

Paly Softball Comes From Behind to Beat Saratoga 9-5

Paly Softball Comes From Behind to Beat Saratoga 9-5

Alexandra Lee, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Softball, Top Stories

On Tuesday, the Lady Vikes had a walk-off 9-5 victory over Saratoga, breaking it open in the bottom of the fourth, and scoring six runs on a two-out rally. Both teams got off to a slow start, but visiting Saratoga took a lead in the top of the third by scoring four runs. Paly bounced back in the fo...