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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...

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 ...

Paly’s Baseball team crushed Saratoga at home on Wednesday with a final score of 10-1

Paly’s Baseball team crushed Saratoga at home on Wednesday with a final score of 10-1

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor
April 21, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Neither team scored in the first inning. However, in the second inning, Justin Hull ('16) was walked and was able to steal second base when Lawrence Han (‘16) got up to bat. Han hit a single down center field, giving Hull the opportunity to run home. Another run was made when Riley Schoeben ('16) ...

Baseball loses up-and-down game to Los Gatos 7-4

Baseball loses up-and-down game to Los Gatos 7-4

Bryan Look, Staff writer
April 16, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Los Gatos got on the board early in the top of the first, off of Vikings’ starter Alec Olmstead (‘16). The Vikings were retired quietly in the bottom half of the inning, and the Wildcats tacked on another run in the top half of the second.   Paly answered in the bottom half of the second and...

Vikings Baseball Drops a Close One to the Los Altos Eagles 1-0

Vikings Baseball Drops a Close One to the Los Altos Eagles 1-0

March 30, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Despite a strong defensive effort led by pitcher Justin Hull (‘16), who had six strikeouts and pitched a complete game, the Vikings fell short of the Los Altos Eagles 1-0 in today’s matchup. Both teams started slow on the bats, but the Eagles quickly changed that. In the second inning Los Altos ...

Baseball wins big, destroying Homestead 15-7

Baseball wins big, destroying Homestead 15-7

Bryan Look, Staff Writer
March 23, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly’s Baseball team won an impressive game, stomping the Homestead by a final score of 15-7. Paly’s offense was busy early as Ben Cleasby (‘17) scored a run on a ground ball hit by Max Jung-Goldberg (‘18). Again Paly scored two more in the second inning after both Riley Schoeben (‘1...

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