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Girls’ lacrosse beats Gunn 8-5

Girls’ lacrosse beats Gunn 8-5

Samantha Guillet, Design Editor

April 19, 2016


Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls’ lacrosse team holds their number one spot in league after Friday’s win at home against Gunn with a final score of 8-5. Maya Benatar (‘16) scored a total of four goals and Meredith Kinnaman (‘16) blocked nine shots from going in.   Paly started off strong with Ellen Goncher (...

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...

Girls’ lacrosse handles Saratoga 16-6

Girls’ lacrosse handles Saratoga 16-6

Skylar Burris and Steven Marinkovich

April 13, 2016


Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Paly girls’ lacrosse team took down Saratoga Wednesday evening by the score of 16-6. The Vikings started out fast, scoring four straight goals from four different players. “We need to make sure the energy in the first five minutes of both the first half and the second half is consistent...

Paly softball pulls a close victory against Castilleja 5-4

Paly softball pulls a close victory against Castilleja 5-4

Skylar Burris, Staff Writer

April 3, 2016


Filed under Softball, Top Stories

The Vikings went into extra innings to beat the Castilleja Gators 5-4 on Wednesday, March 23. This game marks the second win of the season for Paly, with a record of 2-8. The game started out slow, with no runs scored in the first and second inning. However Castilleja came into the third inning stron...

Boys’ lacrosse takes down Los Altos 17-4

Boys’ lacrosse takes down Los Altos 17-4

Ben Cleasby and Steven Marinkovicb

April 3, 2016


Filed under Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Paly boys’ lacrosse team took down Los Altos 17-4 on Thursday night. The first quarter started out slow with both teams feeling each other out. The Vikings got two goals, one from Patrick Macintosh (‘19) and the second from Owen Dulik (‘16). Los Altos grabbed a goal for themselves, maki...

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...

Boys’ tennis splits two matches against Cupertino

Boys’ tennis splits two matches against Cupertino

Lauren Koyama, Staff Writer

March 19, 2016


Filed under Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boy’s tennis team won one out of two matches against Cupertino High School at home on Thursday, March 17th. The boys played two matches to make up for one that was rained out earlier in the season. Both of the teams agreed to do both matches on the same day, instead of h...

Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Paly kicks off league with a 16-8 win over the Los Gatos Wildcats

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor

March 16, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls’ lacrosse team kicked off league play with a 16-8 victory over Los Gatos Wednesday night at home. With sharp passing and intense offense the girls The wildcats may have won the opening draw, but Paly quickly stole the ball back and Ellen Goncher (‘18) went on to score the first goal of th...

Baseball defeats Cupertino 8-7

Baseball defeats Cupertino 8-7

Sam Guillet, Staff writer

March 16, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ baseball defeated the Cupertino Pioneers in extra innings because of Ethan Stern’s (‘17) bunt in the ninth inning. The game started half way through the first inning as a continuation from the game on Friday that was rained out. The game started off with Paly up 3-2 and Justin Hull (...

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