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Baseball takes second in SCVAL

Baseball takes second in SCVAL

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

May 16, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

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 Saratoga and Paly. On Tuesday, the Falcons took the win at Paly 8-4, and yesterday, the Vikings won...

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

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

Rowan McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

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 reinstated pitcher Danny Erlich (‘14) appeared in his first game of the year, pitching the...

Paly baseball dominates Gunn 9-1

Paly baseball dominates Gunn 9-1

Rowan McEvoy and Hayley Poore

April 11, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

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) started pitching for the Vikings, giving up only one hit in the first inning.  Paly had a similar ...

Baseball comes up short against Wilcox, losing 7-3

Baseball comes up short against Wilcox, losing 7-3

Maddie Kinnaman and Olivia Scola

March 19, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

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 Chargers started off fast with getting two consecutive runs. They continued their momentum with a triple ...

Baseball ousts Saratoga, 6-4

Baseball ousts Saratoga, 6-4

Zoe Bhargava and Maddie Kinnaman

March 16, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

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 a line drive hit to record the first out of the game. The Vikings' momentum continued and got two...

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


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

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 max preps, the Lancers defeated the Vikings in a rematch of last year’s CCS semifinal, which they won...

Baseball now tied for first in league with Wilcox

Ami Drez, Staff Writer

April 20, 2013


Filed under Baseball

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 able to hold Wilcox to zero runs up until 3rd inning. However, the Viking hitting started out slow. Finally...

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

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

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

February 20, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

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 Vikings, however, struggled in the opening inning, as Austin Poore ('13) was the only one of the...

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