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Owen Plambeck (16) hits a pitch in the sixth inning. The Vikings took second place in SCVAL.

Baseball takes second in SCVAL

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer May 16, 2014

The Saratoga Falcons took first place in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) on Friday afternoon, as Paly fell 13-4. It was the third game in the three-game series for the SCVAL finals between...

Jack Cleasby (14) celebrates after hitting a home run in the first inning. The Vikings would go on to win 6-2.

Erlich reinstated as baseball ousts Mountain View 6-2 on senior day

Rowan McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2014

Backed by six innings of pitching from Chris Smith (‘14), the Paly baseball team downed Mountain View 6-2 on senior day Wednesday. Smith allowed just one run while striking out six. In addition, recently...

Owen Plambeck (16) waits for a pitch in the batters box. The Vikings would go on to win 9-1.

Paly baseball dominates Gunn 9-1

Rowan McEvoy and Hayley Poore April 11, 2014

The Paly baseball team defeated cross-town rival Gunn 9-1 at home on Friday afternoon. Despite a slow start, the Vikings put the game out of reach with a late offensive outburst. Corey Bicknell (‘15)...

Walker Ritchie (15) prepares to pitch for the Vikings. The Vikings fell to the Chargers 7-3.

Baseball comes up short against Wilcox, losing 7-3

Maddie Kinnaman and Olivia Scola March 19, 2014

The Palo Alto Vikings’ baseball team were defeated by the Wilcox Chargers at home on Wednesday, March 19th. The top of the first inning started out with Brian Kannappan pitching for the Vikings. The...

Bowen Gerould (14) hacks at a fastball in his first at bat. Gerould had 2 hits against Saratoga.

Baseball ousts Saratoga, 6-4

Zoe Bhargava and Maddie Kinnaman March 16, 2014

The Palo Alto Vikings' baseball team triumphed over the Saratoga Falcons 6-4 at home on Friday, March 14. The top of the first inning started out fast with Vikings' pitcher Brian Kannappan ('14) catching...

Strong pitching not enough, Paly baseball loses to St. Francis 4-3

Strong pitching not enough, Paly baseball loses to St. Francis 4-3

Rowan McEvoy and Gillian Chryst March 2, 2014

Coming into the game an overwhelming underdog, the Paly baseball team lost a heartbreaker 4-3 to the St. Francis Lancers in extra innings at home Saturday afternoon. Ranked 7th nationally according to...

Baseball now tied for first in league with Wilcox

Ami Drez, Staff Writer April 20, 2013

On Friday afternoon, the Paly baseball team was unable to come back from a 1-0 deficit, despite defeating Wilcox this Wednesday (8-5). Paly defense as well as the pitching by Chris Smith ('14), were...

Danny Erlich (14) steps up to the plate for the Vikings. Erlich started the scoring drive for the Vikings in the fourth inning.

Vikings come short on comeback, lose home opener to St. Ignatius

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer February 20, 2013

Paly's baseball team struggled to overcome St. Ignatius this afternoon, losing 9-3, to begin their season. St. Ignatius started off hot driving in two runs before the Vikings could take to bat. The...

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