The Viking Magazine

Boys’ basketball season ends in disappointing 2nd round CCS loss to Santa Teresa

Justin Hull ('16) wins the tip for the Viking's in their last game of the season.

Maddy Atwater and Isaac Kasevich

February 26, 2015

The Palo Alto Varsity boy’s basketball team’s season ended Thursday night after a 69-60 loss to Santa Teresa High School (San Jose, Calif.) in the 2nd round of the Central Coast Section Division 1 playoffs. Santa Teresa dominated the game from the start, thanks in large part to exceptional deep-ball...

Paly to take on Riordan in the first round of CCS

Mathias Schmutz ('13) drives by a defender during Paly's victory over Los Gatos on Feb. 8. Paly will play Riordan in the first round of CCS this Friday.

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

February 20, 2013

It's been quite the season for the Paly boys' basketball team. The Vikings won all 12 of their league games by double digits, currently hold the best record (23-1) of any high school team in Northern California and finished their season on a 21-game winning streak. The Vikes, however, still have more...

Chryst’s 17 points lead Vikings to 12th straight win

Chryst's 17 points lead Vikings to 12th straight win

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

January 15, 2013

The Vikings improved to an overall 14-1 record and captured their 12th consecutive win Tuesday after a decisive, 56-25 victory over the Cupertino Pioneers. Paly was led by center Keller Chryst ('14), who posted a team high 17 points in the Viking’s victory. Coach Adam Sax was pleased with how...

Dawkins, defense carry Vikings past Saratoga

Point guard Mathias Schmutz ('13) drives by a Falcon defender.  The Vikings toppled Saratoga 57-47.

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

January 8, 2013

The Paly boys’ basketball team got the best of the Saratoga High School Falcons 57-47 Tuesday at home. Despite low attendance, the Vikings were able to maintain intensity and lead the Falcons throughout the game. Paly's Aubrey Dawkins (‘13) led all scorers with 27 points. Paly head coach Adam...

Boys’ basketball defeats Los Gatos, 69-53

Alec Wong (‘12) calls a play during the fourth quarter of Paly’s 69-53 victory over Los Gatos.  Wong had 10 assists on the night.

Kevin Dukovic, Staff Writer

January 21, 2012

The Palo Alto High School boys’ basketball team defeated Los Gatos, 69-53, Friday night at Paly to improve the team’s record to 4-1 in league play and 14-2 overall.  Aubrey Dawkins (‘12) had a game high 23 points. The Wildcats capitalized on a slow start by the Vikes, scoring the first five...

Game Day Swag

Varsity basketball teammates Israel Hakim ('12), Mathias Schmutz ('13) and Tori Prati ('12) show off their game day swag.

Paige Borsos, Staff Writer

March 9, 2011

Game day: For any athlete, it signifies an opportunity to compete, to showcase practice and to take home a victory. Unlike an ordinary day, it is 24 hours of being in an athletic mentality. Whether it is a Major League baseball team, a college basketball team or the Palo Alto High School football team,...

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