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Boys Basketball Advances to C.C.S Open Semifinal Game

Boys Basketball Advances to C.C.S Open Semifinal Game

Max Jung-Goldberg, News Editor

February 24, 2018

The Palo Alto boys basketball team won 75-60 in an exciting first round C.C.S Open division matchup against St. Ignatius at Fremont High School on Friday. The Vikings were down three points at the end of the first quarter, but solid defense and a surge of quality offensive possessions late in the...

Previewing Winter Sports Postseason

Previewing Winter Sports Postseason

Bryan Look, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2018

Boys Basketball (18-2, 12-0) After winning the SCVAL title and being selected as the #3 seed in the CCS Open Division tournament, boys basketball looks to make a run at the open division title. “I want to win Open,” Will Schlemmer (‘18) said. “I think we have enough talent and experien...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. ...

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