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Lady Vikes crush Leland 19-5 in first round of SCVAL

Zoe Bhargava and Alex Murray

May 12, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports

On Monday night, Paly girls’ lacrosse dominated over the Leland High School Chargers in the first round of Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) playoffs. It was a spirited offensive performance from the Lady Vikes, with Allie Peery (‘15) leading the way with eight of her team’s goals. Peery...

Girls’ lacrosse prevails over Los Gatos 16-8 on Senior Night

Girls’ lacrosse prevails over Los Gatos 16-8 on Senior Night

Zoe Bhargava, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Friday Night, the Paly girls' lacrosse team honored its seniors in one of their last home games of the season as they triumphed over Los Gatos 16-8. "I think we did really well, it was really fun playing with the seniors at a home game with a big crowd," Allie Peery ('15) said. The game started...

Girls’ lacrosse clinches close win against St. Francis

Girls’ lacrosse clinches close win against St. Francis

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

May 3, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

Girls' lacrosse beat St. Francis after letting the Lancers gain a seven-point lead in the first half. The Vikings played the Lancers in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) finals last year, but lost 16-15 in sudden-death triple overtime. In that game, the Vikings were up 9-3 at half, but the...

Girls’ lacrosse prevails, beating Gunn High School 10-9

Girls’ lacrosse prevails, beating Gunn High School 10-9

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer

May 1, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly girls’ lacrosse team defeated home-town rival, and number one seeded team, Gunn, with a final score of 10-9. The game started off with Gunn scoring two goals in the first two minutes of the game, giving them the early lead. Paly quickly retaliated with a play by Maya Benatar (‘16) driving...

Girls’ lacrosse triumphs over Pioneer, 17-6

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls

The Paly girls’ lacrosse team conquered the Pioneer High School Mustangs with a score of 17-6. The win allowed the team to improve its league record to 6-2-0. The game started close with Maya Benatar (‘16) scoring Paly’s first goal, but Pioneer quickly retaliated and found the net for their...

Lady Vikings blow past Mountain View, 15-3

Lady Vikings blow past Mountain View, 15-3

Gillian Chryst, Staff writer

April 19, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

On a warm Friday afternoon, the Lady Vikings secured another victory against league opponent Mountain View. Early in the first half the Vikings offense dominated the ball. A score from Ami Drez ('14) gave the Vikings momentum resulting in another score minutes after by Allie Peery ('15). The Vikings...

Girls’ lacrosse comes up short against Sacred Heart, losing 20-15

Girls’ lacrosse comes up short against Sacred Heart, losing 20-15

Maddie Kinnaman and Olivia Scola

April 17, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto girls’ lacrosse team fell to the Sacred Heart Gators 20-15 on Wednesday night. Despite the loss, coach Jamie Nesbitt feels that the team tried its best. “I think it went really well, I’m really proud of how the girls played. I think they left it all on the field and competed aga...

Girls’ lacrosse narrowly beaten by Gunn, 12-10

Girls’ lacrosse narrowly beaten by Gunn, 12-10

Clara Harrington, Staff Writer

March 29, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls' lacrosse team fell to Gunn High School on Friday, March 29. The first half began with pressure on Gunn by Paly. As the Vikings inched towards Gunn's goal, a foul was made against Allie Peery ('15) and she was given the ability to put a clear shot into the back of the net, bringing Paly's l...

Coach of the Year 2013: Jamie Nesbitt

Coach of the Year 2013: Jamie Nesbitt

Sammy Solomon, News Editor

May 22, 2013


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Features, Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Just two years after the first varsity girls’ lacrosse team was fielded at Paly, the Lady Vikes triumphed over St. Francis to win the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) Championship, under the guidance of Jamie Nesbitt. Following that impressive season, Nesbitt was promoted from assistant...

Girls’ lacrosse loses early lead, drops league championship in triple overtime

Girls’ lacrosse loses early lead, drops league championship in triple overtime

Audrey DeBruine, Features Editor

May 12, 2013


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

In sudden death triple overtime, the Paly girls’ lacrosse team dropped a heartbreaker to the St. Francis Lancers in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) championship Saturday at Burlingame High School. The Vikings led the game 9-3 at halftime before the Lancers responded in the second half,...