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Girls Varsity Basketball Defeats Wilcox

Kaella Peters scoring her second three in the second quarter.
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...

Girls Basketball squeezes out 35-33 win over Saratoga

Girls Basketball squeezes out 35-33 win over Saratoga
January 16, 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...

Upperclassman Girl of the Year: Carly Leong

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...

Girls Basketball Defeats Saratoga 51-40 on Senior Night

Girls Basketball Defeats Saratoga 51-40 on Senior Night
February 12, 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...

Vikings triumph over Cupertino 55-36

Carly Martin ('21) challenging her defender.
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...

Girls Basketball Takes A Win Against Mountain View 62-36

Girls Basketball Takes A Win Against Mountain View 62-36
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...

Girl’s Basketball Tops South San Francisco 50-43

Elif Turgut ('21) goes for a layup.
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...

Girls’ Basketball Concludes 2017-2018 Season

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

Previewing Winter Sports Postseason

Previewing Winter Sports Postseason
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...

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

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

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