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Boys’ Water Polo Wins on Senior Night

Boys' Water Polo Wins on Senior Night

Joshua Kasevich, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017

The Boys’ Water Polo Team was able to come out with a win for their seniors on their special night. Before Wednesday's game against Homestead, the team's Seniors with a ceremony to celebrate their years at Paly, and their contributions to the team. Coach Aaron Johnson offered a very thoughtf...

Boys Water Polo Beats Lynbrook in Nail-Biting Game

Matthew Nemeth ('18) prepares to take shot in front of two Lynbrook players.

Eric Aboytes, Staff Wrtier

September 26, 2017

It was a nail-biting Tuesday afternoon, as the Paly Boys’ Water Polo Team defeated Lynbrook with a score of 11-8. The game started off slow for the Vikings, as they started off the quarter down by two points.   However, this did not affect the Vikings; they had a total of 8 shots in the...

Boys’ water polo season preview

Boys' water polo season preview

Max Jung-Goldberg, Staff Writer

August 31, 2016

The Palo Alto boys water polo season is nearing, and the team is hard at work in preparation for the new season.   Last year the team fell just short after a tough loss to Saint Francis in the Central Coast Section playoffs. That has not stopped them from getting off to a great start to the 2016 sea...

Boys’ Water Polo falls to Monta Vista 11-10 on senior night

Boys' Water Polo falls to Monta Vista 11-10 on senior night

Ben Cleasby and Steven Marinkovich

October 20, 2015

The Paly boys’ water polo team suffered a disappointing defeat to Monta Vista on Senior Night by the score of 11-10. The game started out with many Paly seniors playing out of position in their final home game.  This helped the visitors to take a quick 2-0 lead after just two minutes had passed. “I...

Boys water polo edges out Gunn 10-8

Boys water polo edges out Gunn 10-8

Steven Marinkovich and Ben Cleasby

October 15, 2015

  The Paly boys water polo team narrowly beat out crosstown rivals Gunn 10-8 on Thursday afternoon. The game started out with Gunn taking an early lead before the Vikings responded with two goals from Andrew Josefov (‘17) and Justyn Cheung (‘16) respectively. Gunn would score another...

Boys water polo preview

Boys water polo preview

Ben Cleasby, Staff Writer

September 7, 2015

As the fall season inches nearer and nearer, the Paly boys’ water polo team continues to work hard in preparation for another long season.The Vikings are coming off an impressive 2014 season as the team won its tournament and tied for first in leagues. The team is back after one senior lost and...

Boys’ water polo trumps Homestead, 13-11

Hans Usman ('15), Ryan Reed ('16) and Winston Rosati ('16) smile together after the game. The Vikings won against the Mustangs 13-11.

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

Paly boys’ water polo outlasted the Homestead Mustangs in a close game at home Thursday night, winning 13-11. Winston Rosati (’16) led the Vikings with six goals. Coach Brandon Johnson was frustrated with his team’s performance. “I don’t think we played very well,” Johnson said. “We...

Boys’ water polo clenches a 9-7 victory over Monta Vista Matadors

Boys’ water polo clenches a 9-7 victory over Monta Vista Matadors

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

On Thursday night, the boys’ water polo team faced off the Monta Vista Matadors in its second league game of the season. Team captain Lucas Novak (‘15) was pleased with the team’s performance and ultimate defeat of the Matadors. “For most of the game we played well; our defense was definitely...

Boys Water Polo Preview

Lukas Novak ('15) prepares for a shot.

Daniel Douty, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

The Fall sports season is almost upon us, which means boys' water polo is starting up soon. Last year the Vikings impressed when they made a deep run, as only Bellarmine could stop them from reaching the CCS finals. The team has changed drastically since then, as eleven seniors have graduated and...

Paly boys’ water polo defeats Gunn Titans 13-12 to advance onto CCS semifinals

JJ Kadifa ('14) looks for an open pass. The Paly Vikings went on to defeat the Gunn Titans 13-12, moving onto the CCS semifinals next week.

Sheila Subramanian, Staff Writer

November 16, 2013

In the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section (CCS) championships, Palo Alto Vikings’ boys water polo made a significant comeback to beat the Gunn Titans 13-12 after losing to the Titans three times prior, advancing them to the semifinals. Head coach Brandon Johnson praised his team’s winning ...

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