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Softball loses to Los Gatos 15-0 on Run-Rule

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

March 31, 2012

The Paly (4-10-0, 1-2-0) softball team lost to Los Gatos, (5-6-0, 1-1-0) 15-0 on a 10 run differential rule. With starters Hannah Bundy (‘14) and Tori DeStefano (‘14) goneThe Lady Vikes took the field with Julia Saul (‘14) on the mound and with a few singles, a double, and a walk, the Wildcats...

Softball loses to Los Altos, 12-1

Softball loses to Los Altos, 12-1

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

March 7, 2012

Paly softball (0-0-0, 1-3-0) fell to Los Altos high school (0-0-0, 2-1-0) in a preseason match on Mar. 7. The Lady Vikes gave up seven runs in the second inning to make the large gap. As the home team, the Vikings took the field with Julia Saul (‘14) pitching while the Eagles started at bat. With...

Palo Alto athletes power through spring season (recaps)

The Viking Staff

October 10, 2011

The Palo Alto High School varsity baseball team started its season off strong after a recent history of rocky seasons. The Vikings are first in league play so far, with a 8-0 record and a 12-3 overall record. In his first year at Paly, head coach Eric Raich has focused the team on pitching and defense. The...

Softball falls to Homestead 5-3

Shannon Scheel, Staff Writer

May 14, 2011

It has been a mixed season for the 6-6 Palo Alto High School varsity softball team, who fell to dominant SCVAL league team Homestead 5-3 in their last game of regular season play. The Lady Vikes, who had won their past three matches, found that their hitting game was not able to compete with the ...

Softball cruises past Santa Clara on senior day, 16-8

Alan Lamarque, Web Editor

May 8, 2011

The Palo Alto High School softball team (9-15, 6-5), with strong bats and base running, defeated the Santa Clara Bruins on senior day at Paly this Saturday. Pitcher Julia Saul ('14) threw 20 pitches in the first inning, grounding out two hitters and allowing one base hit before the runner was thrown...

Softball falls to Wilcox 6-4

Softball falls to Wilcox 6-4

Ali Kershner, Photo Editor

May 3, 2011

In a game with no shortage of hits, the Palo Alto High School varsity softball team (7-14, 4-4) fell to Wilcox (7-15, 4-4) 6-4 for the sixth time in three years on Tuesday afternoon at Paly. Coming into the game, the two teams were tied for third in league with three contests remaining before playoffs....

Paly softball shuts out Fremont 3-0

Paly softball shuts out Fremont 3-0

Shannon Scheel, Staff Writer

April 27, 2011

In the words of Palo Alto High School varsity softball coach Tim Anderson: “When everybody works, good things happen.” This was certainly the case for his team, as the Lady Vikes’ errorless defensive performance gave them a 3-0 victory over the Fremont High School firebirds on Tuesday, April 26. The...

Paly softball wins second league game against Mountain View, 6-0

Paly softball wins second league game against Mountain View, 6-0

Shannon Scheel, Staff Writer

April 4, 2011

The Palo Alto High School softball team has synchronized with the weather: on March 31st in 80 degree weather, the Lady Vikes turned up the heat and scorched the Mountain View Spartans 6-0 in their second league win of the season. After a slow start in league play and a tough loss to Wilcox this past ...

Paly softball falls to Los Gatos on Opening Day

Paly softball falls to Los Gatos on Opening Day

Mary Albertolle, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2011

A brand new field, Principal Phil Winston to throw the first pitch and 200 free hot dogs made yesterday a memorable day for the Palo Alto High School varsity softball team (0-1 SCVAL), despite its loss to Los Gatos High School (1-0 SCVAL).  The Lady Vikes lost 5-2, giving all five runs in the third...

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