The Viking Magazine

Paly girls’ soccer defeats Woodside 3-0 in season opener

Dillon Scheel and Nick Smallwood

November 29, 2016

The Vikings’ girls soccer team looked strong in their season opener with a 3-0 victory against Woodside. Right out of the gate the Vikings had the ball moving. In the opening minutes of the game a flurry of nice passes left Tess Preising (‘17) with a solid shot on goal that was deflected by the g...

Girls’ soccer defeats Sacred Heart Prep 5-1

Girls’ soccer defeats Sacred Heart Prep 5-1

Nikki Merkle-Raymond, Staff Writer

February 8, 2016

The Vikings blew the Sacred Heart Gators out of the water with a 5-1 defeat. The Sacred Heart gators and our Paly Vikings went head-to-head in a game in Monday. The Gators came out strong and scored the first goal of the first half leaving the score 1-0. The Lady Vikes soon returned the fav...

Girls’ soccer defeats Saratoga 3-0

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016

Paly girls’ soccer defeated Saratoga 3-0 at home, with Emily Tomz (‘18) getting a hat trick.   The Vikings found possession of the ball in the early minutes of the game, controlling the ball for the majority of the first half. Tomz started her streak soon after the whistle with a shot...

Girls’ soccer handles Milpitas 8-0

Girls’ soccer handles Milpitas 8-0

Steven Marinkovich and Peter Snodgrass

January 13, 2016

The Paly girls’ soccer team easily defeated Milpitas 8-0 on Wednesday afternoon. The Vikings started out the game strong, controlling the possession and having a few chances on goal. Before long, Ansley Queen (‘16) scored the Vikings’ opening goal off of a pass from Tess Preising (‘17). Preising...

Girls’ soccer takes down Los Gatos 3-0

Girls’ soccer takes down Los Gatos 3-0

Ben Cleasby and Steven Marinkovich

January 7, 2016

The Paly girls’ soccer team took down Los Gatos by the score of 3-0 on Wednesday afternoon. The Vikings started out the game strong, having some chances early from both corner kicks and set pieces, but they couldn’t find the back of the net. The first portion of the game was fairly even with...

Girls’ soccer triumphs over crosstown rival Gunn 4-0

Girls’ soccer triumphs over crosstown rival Gunn 4-0

Peter Snodgrass and Christian Rider

December 10, 2015

Palo Alto girls' soccer prevailed against crosstown rival Gunn, 4-0, led by two goals from Reilly Filter (‘17).  The game, was their second to last preseason game, which came after a game against Menlo Atherton High School. “We did not play as well tonight as we did against MA (Menlo Atherton),"...

Girls’ soccer comes up just short in 3-2 CCS Championship loss to Mountain View

Girls’ soccer comes up just short in 3-2 CCS Championship loss to Mountain View

Rowan McEvoy and Garrett Reynolds

March 7, 2015

The Paly girls’ soccer team lost to Mountain View 3-2 in the CCS finals Saturday morning at Valley Christian High School. Alison Lu (‘16) accounted for both goals for the Vikings who squandered numerous chances to score throughout the game. “We had a lot of missed opportunities,” head coach...

Girls’ soccer triumphs over Santa Teresa 5-0 in CCS Semi-Final match

Girls’ soccer triumphs over Santa Teresa 5-0 in CCS Semi-Final match

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015

Palo Alto girls’ soccer trounced the Santa Teresa Saints, 5-0 in their CCS semi-final match. This win advances the Vikings into the championship game. The Vikings started the game off strong, maintaining their possession well throughout the midfield and keeping Santa Teresa on their defensive half...

Girls’ soccer defeats Menlo-Atherton 1-0

Girls’ soccer defeats Menlo-Atherton 1-0

Rowan McEvoy and Garrett Reynolds

February 28, 2015

The Paly girls’ soccer team defeated Menlo-Atherton 1-0 in the CCS quarterfinals at home Saturday afternoon. Jacey Pederson (‘16) scored the lone goal for the Vikings during stoppage time at the end of the first half. “I think in the first half we played really well,” Pederson said. “We...

Girls’ soccer defeats Homestead 8-0

Girls’ soccer defeats Homestead 8-0

Rowan McEvoy, Editor-In-Chief

February 12, 2015

The Paly girls’ soccer team trounced the Homestead Mustangs 8-0 at home Thursday on senior night. Players Priscilla Bell (‘15), Lena Chang (‘15), Katie Foug (‘15), Sarah Lim (‘15) Livi Musil (‘15) and Aoi Sugihara (‘15) were honored in a ceremony following the game. Allison Lu (‘16),...

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