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Boys Basketball loses on Senior Night 54-49 to Los Gatos

Boys Basketball loses on Senior Night 54-49 to Los Gatos

Bryan Look, Business Manager
February 16, 2017
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

After a lovely ceremony to honor the senior athletes, boys basketball lost a disappointing game to Los Gatos by a final score of 54-49. The game started off slow; both teams were locking down the defensive end. Los Gatos hit a couple of shots at the end of the first quarter to lead 17-13 after on...

Paly boys’ basketball defeats Cupertino at home, 48-39

Paly boys’ basketball defeats Cupertino at home, 48-39

Skylar Burris and Lauren Daniel
January 21, 2017
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

Paly boys’ basketball triumphed over Cupertino, 48-39, last night in a home game matchup. The Vikings came out strong, with Max Dorward (‘18) getting to the basket and scoring four points early in the first quarter. However, Cupertino was able to battle back and with four minutes left in the qu...

Boys’ basketball beats Los Altos 63-50

Boys’ basketball beats Los Altos 63-50

Max Jung-Goldbeg, Staff Writer
January 11, 2017
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Paly boys basketball team beat league opponent Los Altos, 63-50, last night at Gunn High School. Junior guard Max Dorward (‘18) lead the way in scoring with 24 points and Jared Wulbrun (‘18) and William Schlemmer (‘18) both had nine points. The defense was clicking as well. Throughout the...

Boys’ basketball falls to Los Gatos 53-50

Talia Malchin and Quinn Knoblock
February 28, 2016
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys’ basketball faced Los Gatos High School last Friday, Feb 19 merely falling 53-50 to the Cats. The Viks are now 7-5 in league standings, and 16-8 overall. The Vikings started out of the gate leading the game 4-0. Both Jack Simison (‘17) and Justin Hull (‘16) were fouled, but each bounc...

Boys’ basketball trumps Fremont 54-44

Boys’ basketball trumps Fremont 54-44

Skylar Burris and Kylie Callan
February 7, 2016
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys’ basketball triumphed over Fremont High School 54-44 at home on Saturday, Feb. 6. They are now 4-4 in league and 13-7 overall. William Schlemmer (‘18) credits his team’s success to how well they worked together. “I think [the game] went really well because we came together as a team...

Boys’ Basketball falls to Gunn 72-59

Lauren Koyama and Skylar Burris
January 30, 2016
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys’ basketball team (12-7, 3-4) fell to cross-town rival Gunn High School (13-1, 4-1) 72-57 last Friday on Quad Night at Gunn High School. This was the first loss the boys basketball team has had to Gunn since 2009. The Vikings’ started off the game slow, letting the...

Boys basketball drops game to Wilcox 79-66

Boys basketball drops game to Wilcox 79-66

Bryan Look, Staff Writer
January 28, 2016
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys Basketball drops tough game to Wilcox 79-66 Paly’s Boys Basketball team lost a disappointing game to the Wilcox Chargers by a final score of 79-66. The Vikings  jumped out to an early lead as Miles Tention (‘17) hit two early three’s with other scoring from Max Dorward (‘18) and Jack ...

Paly boys basketball falls to Los Altos 67-62

Skylar Burris and Talia Malchin
January 16, 2016
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto boys basketball fell to Los Altos at home on Friday 67-62. Although Paly came back from a 17-point deficit in the second quarter, it wasn’t enough to snag a win for the vikings. After Paly won the tip-off and Jack Simison (‘17) scored the first 2-points of the game with an easy layup,...

History in the Making

History in the Making

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor
January 8, 2016
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Columns, Preview, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Tonight marks a huge night in the Gunn-Paly extensive rivalry: Basketball Quad Night. All four teams (junior varsity boys and girls followed by varsity boys and girls) will compete against each other at Gunn’s Titan Gym. Girls varsity kicks off at 6:15 followed by the boys game at 7:45. If you are...

Boys’ basketball season ends in disappointing 2nd round CCS loss to Santa Teresa

Boys’ basketball season ends in disappointing 2nd round CCS loss to Santa Teresa

Maddy Atwater and Isaac Kasevich
February 26, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Paly Athletic Awards, Photography, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto Varsity boy’s basketball team’s season ended Thursday night after a 69-60 loss to Santa Teresa High School (San Jose, Calif.) in the 2nd round of the Central Coast Section Division 1 playoffs. Santa Teresa dominated the game from the start, thanks in large part to exceptional deep-ball...

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