The Viking Magazine

‘E.J. Who?’

‘E.J. Who?’

Julia Saul and Audrey DeBruine

February 22, 2013

On Feb. 25, 2012, almost exactly one year ago, the Paly boys’ basketball team lost a heartbreaker in overtime to the St. Francis High School Lancers in the semifinals of the Central Coast Section (CCS) Division II championship tournament. This was the last game Israel Hakim (‘12), the team’s seco...

Girls’ Basketball Senior Night 2012-2013

Annie Susco, Video Editor

February 22, 2013

The Palo Alto High School girls' basketball team celebrated their senior players on February 8th before their match up against Los Gatos High School. Viking congratulates seniors Annie Susco, Stephanie Allen and Josie Butler! Filmed by Pippa Raffel Edited by Annie Susco

Boys’ Basketball Senior Night 2012-2013

Annie Susco, Video Editor

February 22, 2013

The Palo Alto High School boys' basketball team celebrated their senior players on February 8th before their match up against Los Gatos High School. Viking congratulates all the seniors! Filmed and Edited by Annie Susco

Paly to take on Riordan in the first round of CCS

Paly to take on Riordan in the first round of CCS

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...

Dawkins and Petriceks pour in 32, outlast Gunn 54-41

Dawkins and Petriceks pour in 32, outlast Gunn 54-41

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

February 10, 2013

Boys' basketball took to the court in a hostile environment at Gunn High School to cap off the five game showcase between the two rival schools. Aubrey Dawkins (‘13) and Aldis Petriceks (‘13) both finished with a game high 16 points. Keller Chyst (‘14) had a monster block in the first minutes...

Lady Vikes lose despite big game from Alipate

Lady Vikes lose despite big game from Alipate

Chris Smith, Staff Writer

February 4, 2013

Under the lights at quad night, the girls’ basketball suffered a 40-34 loss to Lynbrook High School last Friday. Despite a 13 point performance by Charlotte Alipate (‘14), Lynbrook’s uptempo offense was too much for the Lady Vikes’ full court pressure. The Vikings’ record falls I thought ...

Palo Alto boy’s basketball vs. Homestead (2/1/13)

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer

February 2, 2013

Here are the highlights from Palo Alto's game against Homestead on Friday. Check out the dominating performance by the Vikings as they add another win to their record.

Vikings overcome slow start, clip Spartans 41-30

Vikings overcome slow start, clip Spartans 41-30

Audrey DeBruine and Pippa Raffel

January 26, 2013

In the fourth and final game of Friday night’s "Quad Night," the Paly boys’ basketball team (17-1, 7-0) upended the Mountain View Spartans (10-8, 4-4) 41-30 thanks to strong defensive play and 19 points from Aubrey Dawkins (‘13). The Vikings started out slowly, trailing the Spartans deep into...

Keller Chryst (’14) with a Block

Annie Susco, Video Editor

January 20, 2013

Palo Alto High School's star quarterback Keller Chryst ('14) also turns out to be a star basketball defender. In a game against Los Gatos High School, Chryst makes an amazing block to prevent the wildcats from scoring. The Paly Vikings went on to win the game 57-32.

Last second free-throws by Atwater secure Paly win over Wilcox

Last second free-throws by Atwater secure Paly win over Wilcox

Colin Patterson

January 16, 2013

A free-throw in the last 60 seconds of the fourth quarter by Joesetta Fatuesi (‘14) gave the Wilcox Chargers a 42-41 lead over the Palo Alto High School girls’ basketball team. Another foul against Paly gave Wilcox a second chance at a free-throw, but unfortunately for the Chargers she stepped...

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