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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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Baseball falls late to St. Ignatius 10-3

Baseball falls late to St. Ignatius 10-3

Bryan Look, Business Manager

February 22, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports

Paly Vikings Baseball lost their season opener 10-3 to St. Ignatius after giving up seven runs in the last two innings of play. The game started off with good pitching from both sides as both teams struggled to string together hits. Vikings’ starter Niko Lillios (‘18) put away St. Ignatius on...

Baseball wins Game 1, 9-0, over Los Altos

Baseball wins Game 1, 9-0, over Los Altos

Bryan Look, Business Manager

May 9, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly Baseball won its first game of league playoffs against Los Altos; the first game of a three game series.   The Vikings used a solid inning-by-inning offense and stellar pitching by Justin Hull (‘16) to absolutely dominates the Eagles in the crucial Game 1.   Paly offense ...

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