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Girls Varsity Basketball Defeats Wilcox

Kaella Peters scoring her second three in the second quarter.

Hana Erickson, Staff Writer

February 8, 2020

The girl’s varsity basketball teams defeats Wilcox 55-30 on Friday. The team had a game full of great defense and great cheering from their energetic bench.  The Vikings had a bit of a slow start but were still able to maintain a lead and were up 13-7 after the first quarter.  In the second qu...

Girls Basketball squeezes out 35-33 win over Saratoga

Girls Basketball squeezes out 35-33 win over Saratoga

Summer Daniel

January 17, 2020

Girls basketball beat Saratoga 35-33 in a tightly contested match on Tuesday, Jan 14.  The match began in Paly’s favor, as the Vikings immediately snagged the lead, ending the first quarter with eight points, trumping Saratoga’s two.  However, the game continued to swing both ways, with Sar...

Upperclassman Girl of the Year: Carly Leong

Summer Daniel and Nathan Seto

February 25, 2019

Carly Leong (‘18) has been a member of Paly’s Varsity girls basketball team for all four years, yet her basketball journey began long before her freshman year. She started playing basketball when she was just seven years old at the YMCA, solely because her parents thought it would be a good sk...

Girls Basketball Defeats Saratoga 51-40 on Senior Night

Girls Basketball Defeats Saratoga 51-40 on Senior Night

Summer Daniel, Business Manager

February 13, 2019

Palo Alto girls basketball defeated Saratoga monday on senior night, beating them 51-40 and taking 1st place in the SCVAL De Anza Division. Coming into the game, Paly had two main goals: winning to complete an undefeated season and supporting the seniors. “We definitely wanted to support our ...

Vikings triumph over Cupertino 55-36

Carly Martin ('21) challenging her defender.

Mallory Kuppe, Multimedia Editor

January 30, 2019

In tonight's match-up against Cupertino, Paly had to come in ready for anything. The Vikes have their eyes set on maintaining their league domination and with the Pioneers ranked third in league, this win was crucial. Carly Martin ('21) helped to secure the Viking's win by going 14 for 22. Martin...

Girls Basketball Takes A Win Against Mountain View 62-36

Girls Basketball Takes A Win Against Mountain View 62-36

Sofie Vogel and Mallory kuppe

January 29, 2019

Girls Basketball takes on Mountain View with an impressive win of 62-36. Going into the game, the team was missing one of their teammates Ellie Jeffries ('19), who was out due to sickness which really changed the team dynamic. “We really missed Ellie, but I’m really glad we were able to pull it off.” Es...

Girl’s Basketball Tops South San Francisco 50-43

Elif Turgut ('21) goes for a layup.

Mallory Kuppe, Multimedia Editor

December 4, 2018

Girl’s basketball won 50-43 in their third non-conference match of the season against the South San Francisco Warriors. Going into the game, the Vikes knew this game wasn’t going to be an easy one. “I expected it to be a really hard game, they’re a physical team,” Head Coach Scott ...

Girls’ Basketball Concludes 2017-2018 Season

Carly Leong ('18) signalling a play in CCS Division I game against Carlmont.

Mallory Kuppe, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018

Paly lost to Carlmont 41-47 yesterday afternoon, knocking them out of CCS and ending their season. The game started off very strong for the Vikings, ending the first quarter ahead 10-5. By the half, the Vikings and Carlmont were tied 17-17. In the third quarter, Carlmont went on a run, taking the lead, m...

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...

Girls basketball triumphs over Los Gatos 60-41 on Senior Night

Girls basketball triumphs over Los Gatos 60-41 on Senior Night

Sabrina Hall and Mallory Kuppe

February 10, 2018

The Lady Vikes crushed the Los Gatos Wildcats 60-41 last night in the Peery Center during Senior Night. Friday night marked senior Carly Leong’s final league game at Paly, and what a night to remember. As the only senior on the team, all eyes were on her as her four years of dedication to the vars...

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