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High School Baseball: As Seen From the Bench

Michael Pappas, Staff Writer

May 6, 2015

High school is a time where people look for themselves and find what they really enjoy doing. I knew going in to Paly that I loved baseball. I have played with the baseball team for all four years at Paly. Baseball is a sport that requires focus and long term endurance, as well as short quick movements...

Baseball adds a win to record

Baseball adds a win to record

Priscilla Bell and Garrett Reynolds

April 23, 2015

On Wednesday afternoon, the Paly baseball team took on the Milpitas Trojans. The team came into the game off of a four-game losing streak. "We were sick of losing," Justin Hull ('16) said. "We came out better today and had better energy earlier in the game." The game started with Milpitas looking...

Baseball loses early lead; defeated 6-3 by Wilcox

Baseball loses early lead; defeated 6-3 by Wilcox

Priscilla Bell, Features Editor

March 26, 2015

Paly baseball suffered a loss against Wilcox on Wednesday afternoon, making its overall record 8-3. The Chargers started the game with a lead-off single. After making it to second on a bunt, the player was able to steal third. A ball hit to center field was caught by Phil Lewis ('15) for the out,...

Paly baseball destroys Homestead 11-0

Garrett Reynolds and Rowan McEvoy

March 18, 2015

After six scoreless innings from Paly’s ace Isaac Kasevich (‘15), the Vikings came out on top, shutting out Homestead with a final score of 11-0. Paly capitalized on pass balls and walks as four of their runs were unearned. “Usually I will throw a lot of off speed pitches” Kasevich said. By...

Baseball crushes Mountain View 9-2 in league opener

Baseball crushes Mountain View 9-2 in league opener

Zoe Bhargava and Clara Harrington

March 11, 2015

On Wednesday afternoon, Paly baseball took down the Mountain View Spartans 9-2 in its league opener. “Our team was fantastic, a lot of energy, they came out strong,” head coach Pete Fukuhara said. “Every single guy came out ready to play, and they did a really good job for the league opener.” The...

Paly baseball falls to Carlmont 5-4 in extra innings

Paly baseball falls to Carlmont 5-4 in extra innings

Maddy Atwater, Rowan McEvoy, and Garrett Reynolds

March 7, 2015

Despite five strong innings from Justin Hull (‘16) in his first outing of the year, Paly baseball fell to the Carlmont Scots 5-4 this Saturday afternoon. Hull allowed no earned runs and struck out six batters in the loss. “We played well,” first baseman Lawrence Han (‘16) said. “We did...

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

Baseball falls to Saratoga 8-4 in first round of SCVAL playoffs

Baseball falls to Saratoga 8-4 in first round of SCVAL playoffs

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer

May 14, 2014

  The Palo Alto Baseball team fell short to Saratoga with a score of 8-4 in the first SCVAL playoff game. The Vikings took an early lead, but were unable to come out victorious leaving them with a one game deficit as the three game series continues. The game began with Danny Erlich (’14) on the ...

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

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...

Vikings’ baseball blown out 10-1 by Campolindo

Vikings’ baseball blown out 10-1 by Campolindo

Zoe Bhargava and Bryn Carlson

April 20, 2014

After a long seven innings, the Vikings baseball team lost to the Camoplindo High School Cougars Saturday 10-1 on Saturday afternoon. Paly had 6 hits in comparison to Campolindo’s 14. The top of the first inning started with strong pitching by Justin Hull (‘16) who tallied a strike out and drew two...

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