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Boys basketball completes 12-0 league season by beating Cupertino 58-34 on senior night

Boys basketball completes 12-0 league season by beating Cupertino 58-34 on senior night

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys basketball beat Cupertino 58-34, completing their undefeated 12-0 season in SCVAL as nine seniors were honored on senior night. Cupertino stuck around early as the first quarter ended 18-12, but the Vikings quickly opened a big lead in the second quarter. Jared Wulbrun (‘18) lead Paly with...

Boys Basketball Secures SCVAL De Anza League Title with 72-61 win over Los Gatos

Boys Basketball Secures SCVAL De Anza League Title with 72-61 win over Los Gatos

Tyler Foug, Staff Writer

February 10, 2018


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys basketball defeated Los Gatos 72-61 to clinch SCVAL De Anza league. Both teams battled early on in the game changing leads on multiple occasions, causing tension in the Peery Family Center. The game was very fast paced which created many transition opportunities for both teams. With efficiency sho...

Boys Basketball Continues to Dominate

Boys Basketball Continues to Dominate

Max Jung-Goldberg, News Editor

February 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto boys basketball team was victorious in its league matchup against Wilcox on Friday night at the Peery Center. Great ball movement, outstanding transition offense, and solid team defense lead the team to a 74-43 win. On the night, three Vikings were in double figures including Spen...

Boys’ basketball defeats MA 57-41

Matan Ziv, Head Columnist; Multimedia Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Winter Sports

The Paly Vikings boys’ basketball team triumphed 57-41 over non-league foe 57-41.   In what was a crucial game in terms of possible open seeding, the Vikings did their job, beating Menlo Atherton by a healthy 16 points. The Vikings started the game off very strong, dominating the offensive...

Boys Basketball Defeats Mountain View 74-32

Boys Basketball Defeats Mountain View 74-32

Ellie Jeffries, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Wednesday evening the Palo Alto High School Varsity boys basketball team defeated the Mountain View Spartans with a final score of 74-32. The Vikings took control from the tip, wasting no time building their lead and setting the tone for the game. By the end of the quarter Paly led by 15, up 21 to...

Boys Basketball defeats Homestead, 56-43

Boys Basketball defeats Homestead, 56-43

Max Jung-Goldberg, News Editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The boys basketball team defeated Homestead, 56-43, in a SCVAL matchup on Wednesday at the Peery Center. Max Dorward (‘18), Spencer Rojahn (‘18), and Will Schlemmer (‘18) all ended in double figures for the Vikings. Rojahn (‘18) lead the way with 18 points, while Dorward (‘18) added 14, a...

Boys’ Basketball beats rival Gunn, 56-40

Boys’ Basketball beats rival Gunn, 56-40

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

January 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

In front of a rowdy crowd of both Paly and Gunn students, boys’ basketball defeated the Titans 56-40 in their only matchup of the year. Both teams struggled to get going offensively early as Paly lead 10-8 at the end of the first quarter. Despite their early shooting struggles, the Vikings’ were a...

Boys’ Basketball takes down Los Altos 64-27

Boys’ Basketball takes down Los Altos 64-27

Matan Ziv, Head Columnist; Multimedia Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Paly boys’ basketball team defeated league rival Los Altos 64-27 last night. Los Altos made it a competitive game for the first few minutes, with the Vikings going down 5-2 to start the first quarter. The game appeared to be a close one with Los Altos knocking down contested shots early on. ...

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...

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