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Softball sneaks by Castilleja 1-0

Softball sneaks by Castilleja 1-0

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

April 28, 2014

Softball took on the Castilleja Gators this afternoon in a tight, non-league, game, with only one run scored in the fifth inning for the Vikings. The first inning opened with the Vikings not allowing anyone one base. Pitcher Julia Saul ('14) struck out the second batter. With the Vikings up to bat,...

Softball suffers close loss to Sacred Heart Cathedral

Softball suffers close loss to Sacred Heart Cathedral

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

April 17, 2014

On Thursday afternoon, Paly softball dropped a close game to Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory from San Francisco, 4-3. "I feel like we're so much better than we played," Emma Noroian ('14) said. "We're struggling with hitting. We all hit really well in practice, but then transferring that to the...

Softball drops close game against cross-town rival Gunn

Softball drops close game against cross-town rival Gunn

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer

March 29, 2014

In a hard fought contest, the Lady Vikes were unable to pull out the victory losing 4-3. The Titans took an early lead after the first inning after scoring the first run of the game. Both the Vikings and the Titans were unable to score in a fast second inning. The top of the third inning started out...

Softball shuts out San Mateo, 5-0

Softball shuts out San Mateo, 5-0

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer

March 25, 2014

The Lady vikes dominated their game on Monday, leading the Bearcats unable to get any runs during all seven inning The first four innings remained scoreless for the Bearcats, but the Vikings gained momentum in the fourth inning after Maddie Martinson (‘16) scored the first run of the game.  Case...

Paly softball shuts out King’s Academy 10-0

Paly softball shuts out King’s Academy 10-0

Anna Dukovic and Megan Valencia

March 23, 2014

The Lady Vikes annihilated the King’s Academy Knights in a 10-0 victory, with pitcher Julia Saul (‘14) throwing a three-hit shutout. The game ended in the sixth inning due to the mercy rule. The Vikings took a longer warm-up then it has in the past, and co-captain Hannah Bundy (‘14) believes it hel...

Paly softball clobbers Lynbrook in first league game

Paly softball clobbers Lynbrook in first league game

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer

March 18, 2014

The Lady Vikes cruised to a 5-0 victory against Lynbrook as senior pitcher Julia Saul threw a complete game one-hitter. Along with scoring runs offensively, the Vikings had three up and three down in six of their seven innings. In the first inning the Vikings strong defense showed as all three of Lynbro...

Softball inches by Woodside, 3-2

Softball inches by Woodside, 3-2

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

March 14, 2014

Paly girls' softball pulled a win over Woodside 3-2 on Thursday afternoon. Strong pitching by starting pitcher Julia Saul ('14) was a key component to the Lady Vikes victory. The Vikings showed signs of a firm defense in the first inning, with catches in the outfield by Casey Glassford ('15) and...

Softball triumphs over Mercy, 10-2

Softball triumphs over Mercy, 10-2

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014

The Palo Alto softball team defeated the Mercy Crusaders on Thursday, February 27 at home. This was the Vikings’ second win of the season. The Vikings’ started the game off slow but improved throughout the course of the game. “We started out slow, but you know with a little prodding we got bac...

Softball defeats South San Francisco 8-2 in season opener

Softball defeats South San Francisco 8-2 in season opener

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014

The Paly softball team opened the season with a 8-2 win over South San Francisco on Monday afternoon. The Vikings (1-0) were led by pitcher Julia Saul (‘14) and catcher Maddie Martinson (‘16). Saul pitched a complete game, allowing just two runs, striking out ten, while Martinson had two singles, a ...

Paly softball continues to lose but second half of season looks hopeful

Paly softball continues to lose but second half of season looks hopeful

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer

March 31, 2013

The Palo Alto Softball team seems to be on a new stride heading into the second half of the season. During the first half, the team looked strong in their first two games of the season defeating Bulingame 6-3 and prevailing over Terra Nova 9-0. Despite the early victories, the Vikes entered what...

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