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Girls’ basketball crushes Mountain View 44-31

Girls’ basketball crushes Mountain View 44-31

Tori DeStefano

February 15, 2014


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories

On Friday night the Lady Vikes put on an impressive performance against Mountain View, dominating the court and easily claiming the win, 44-31. In the first quarter, Paly started off strong, immediately grabbing the lead with their aggressive shooting and effective defense strategies. Maddy Atwater...

Girls’ basketball surrenders loss to Lynbrook, 42-30

Girls’ basketball surrenders loss to Lynbrook, 42-30

Hayley Poore, Staff Writer

February 4, 2014


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories

In a low scoring affair on Tuesday night, the Lady Vikes of Palo Alto High School fell to Lynbrook High School 42-30. The Vikings trailed almost the entire night, having the lead for only a short moment in the first half. Although the team lost, head Coach Scott Peters was happy with the effort from...

Paly girls’ basketball defeats Gunn High School 49-45

Paly girls’ basketball defeats Gunn High School 49-45

Megan Valencia, Staff Writer

February 2, 2014


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly girls’ basketball team defeated Gunn High School 49-45 on Saturday night during the last Paly vs. Gunn Quad Night. The Lady Vikes started the night out strong with a 3-pointer from Maddie Atwater ('16). This three pointer started off Paly’s lead, which they maintained throughout the game. “It...

Girls’ basketball falls to Wilcox, 58-36

Girls’ basketball falls to Wilcox, 58-36

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer

January 28, 2014


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly girl’s basketball dropped their league game against Wilcox high school, in a disappointing 58-36 loss. Despite strong attempts from the Vikes to catch up to Wilcox, the Chargers maintained their lead throughout their entire game. The lady Vikes started off strong in the first quarter with a...

Staff vs. student basketball game ends in 22-14 blowout

Staff vs. student basketball game ends in 22-14 blowout

Garrett Reynolds, Staff Writer

January 17, 2014


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Basketball - Girls, Staff, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On Thursday, during the winter rally, the staff dominated the students by a final score of 22-14. The low scoring basketball game was defined by turnovers and missed shots. One of the only bright spots of the game for the student team was the first quarter, in which the students outscored the staff ...

Girls’ basketball triumphs 79-21 over Milpitas

Girls’ basketball triumphs 79-21 over Milpitas

Clara Harrington

January 11, 2014


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Lady Vikes put on a dominating performance during Friday nights game coming back from its first loss of the season. “We suffered a rough loss on Tuesday, so it was a nice bounce back,” Maddie Atwater (‘16) said. The game started off strong for the Vikings, with Skyler Burris (‘16) scor...

Girls’ basketball breezes by Wesley College 68-31

Girls’ basketball breezes by Wesley College 68-31

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto High School Girls’ basketball team dominated Wesley College 68-31 in Vikings territory on Tuesday evening. The Vikings’ strong offensive side contributed to the constant lead they maintained throughout the game. In the first quarter, the Lady Vikes immediately grabbed a lead of seven...

Girls’ basketball crushes San Mateo 82-29

Girls’ basketball crushes San Mateo 82-29

Hayley Poore, Staff Writer

December 5, 2013


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories

The Paly girls’ basketball team dominated San Mateo High School on Wednesday night beating them 82-29. The team got of to an early lead with contributions from several players on the team including huge production from Siggi Bengston (’16) and Alexis Harris (’16). By the end of the first...

Brief: Girls’ basketball triumphs on Senior Night

Pippa Raffel, Staff Writer

February 9, 2013


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Winter Sports

After a 10 minute ceremony honoring the team's three seniors, Josie Butler ('13), Annie Susco ('13), and Stephanie Allen ('13),  the Lady Vikes (8-12) were  topped the Los Gatos Wildcats (6-15) 44-38. The Vikings took a quick lead in the first quarter with two quick baskets from Butler and Charlotte...

Lady Vikes lose despite big game from Alipate

Lady Vikes lose despite big game from Alipate

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

February 4, 2013


Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories

Under the lights at quad night, the girls’ basketball suffered a 40-34 loss to Lynbrook High School last Friday. Despite a 13 point performance by Charlotte Alipate (‘14), Lynbrook’s uptempo offense was too much for the Lady Vikes’ full court pressure. The Vikings’ record falls I thought ...