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Girls’ lacrosse defeats rival Saint Francis with superior team play

Jordan Gans, Staff Writer

April 22, 2013

As the sun set on the Palo Alto High School lacrosse field, the varsity girls' lacrosse team battled against tough rival Saint Francis, winning 8-6. The opening whistle blew and Saint Francis quickly gained control of the ball off the faceoff, but it would be Paly’s Charlotte Biffar (‘13) who scored the...

Girls’ lacrosse crushes Pioneer, 16-3

Girls’ lacrosse crushes Pioneer, 16-3

Julia Saul and Paul Bienaimé

March 26, 2013

On Tuesday night, girls' lacrosse dominated Pioneer High School at Paly’s home field. Their strong defense only allowed three goals from Pioneer, resulting in a end score of 16-3. Anna Dairaghi (‘13), Kristen Destefano (‘14), Ami Drez (‘14), and Julia Farino (‘13) each put numbers on the ...

Girls’ lacrosse breezes to victory over Saratoga

Girls’ lacrosse breezes to victory over Saratoga

Spencer Drazovich, Staff Writer

April 12, 2012

The girls’ lacrosse team defeated Saratoga tonight by a score of 13-6. The Vikings took control early and never relinquished command of the game. Paly jumped out to an early 3-0 lead less than five minutes into the game. The sister duo of Nina (‘13) and Emy (‘12) Kelty then scored a goal apiece...

Girls’ Lacrosse beats Menlo-Atherton 18-7

Girls’ Lacrosse beats Menlo-Atherton 18-7

Spencer Drazovich, Staff Writer

March 9, 2012

The girls’ lacrosse team beat Menlo-Atherton Friday night by a score of 18-7. The game was a tale of two halves for the Vikings as they started slowly in the first half, but picked it up in the second. The Vikings started strong right out of the gates as Kimmie Flather (‘12) scored the first goal...

Girls’ lacrosse advances to finals after win over Los Gatos

Girls’ lacrosse advances to finals after win over Los Gatos

Mary Albertolle, Editor-In-Chief

May 11, 2011

After a quick lead, the Palo Alto High School girls' lacrosse team progresses to the playoff championship after beating Los Gatos, 15-9, today at home. The Lady Vikes jumped ahead right in the beginning when they they controlled the first few draws.  Off the draw Leigh Dairaghi ('11), Kimmie Flather...

Brief: Girls’ lacrosse eases past Saratoga on Senior Night

Brief: Girls’ lacrosse eases past Saratoga on Senior Night

Brennan Miller

May 5, 2011

On Senior Night at Palo Alto High School, the Lady Vikes girls’ lacrosse team cruised to any easy 12-4 victory over the Saratoga Falcons. Charlotte Biffar (’13) led the team with three goals and was closely followed by Emily Benatar (’11) who found the back of the net twice. Only eight players...

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Leland, 14-5

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Leland, 14-5

Marina Foley, Staff Writer

April 28, 2011

Palo Alto Vikings' look for a better performance and yet another win, 14-5, against Leland High School at home, Thursday night. “We definitely got the outcome we were looking for, since last time we didn’t play our best against them,” Vikings attack, Kimmie Flather said. Two early goals allowed...

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Gunn, 11-9

George Brown, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls' lacrosse team (1-2, 1-0 SCVAL) narrowly beat Gunn High School (1-3-1, 0-1) under a steady mist on the Paly turf Tuesday night. Though the Lady Vikes carried a 2-0 lead after five minutes and remained in command for most of the night, they were not happy with their...

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