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Girls’ tennis preview

Girls' tennis preview

Sabrina Hall, Staff Writer

August 31, 2016

After finishing last season with a hard fought, but ultimately losing record, Palo Alto girls tennis team is now playing in the lower division (El Camino) and hopes to dominate. The Lady Vikes main goal is to bring home a league championship and make it to the CCS playoffs. With many seniors acting as...

Dominant singles-play propels girls’ tennis to win against Wilcox

Isaac Kasevich, Staff Writer

October 16, 2014

 The Palo Alto High School girls’ tennis team defeated Wilcox 6-1 on Thursday, October 16th at Paly. The Lady Vikes (12-4, 9-0) continued their undefeated start to the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League season, riding strong singles-play from Kelsey Wang (‘16), Mazinh Truong (‘18), Emma Cockerell (...

Girls’ tennis remains undefeated with 5-2 victory over Cupertino

Girls’ tennis remains undefeated with 5-2 victory over Cupertino

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer

October 7, 2014

The girls’ tennis team remains ranked number one in their league after holding Cupertino off 5-2 in their match Tuesday afternoon at home. Coach Andy Harader was enthusiastic about the result, as it keeps the Vikings on top. “I feel very good [about the win], because this was one of the strong...

Brief: Girls’ tennis pulls away with CCS win over Saratoga

Paly girls' tennis playing in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic Tournament Tuesday afternoon.

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013

The girls' varsity tennis team will move on to the semi-finals of CCS after beating number two seed Saratoga 4-3. After losing to Saratoga twice during the regular season 4-3, number one singles player, Aashli Budhiraja ('14) was impressed with the way the team improved despite the two losses. "This...

Girls’ tennis dominates Sacred Heart Prep 6-1

Girls' tennis dominates Sacred Heart Prep 6-1

Hayley Poore, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

The Vikings dominated the Sacred Heart Prep Gators 6-1 at home this afternoon. Aashli Budhiraja (‘14), Felicia Wang (‘14) and Avanika Narayan (‘17) all won their singles matches handily with scores of 6-2, 6-2 (# one singles), 6-0, 6-2 (# two singles), and 6-0, 6-0 (# three singles). Coach...

Paly girls’ tennis breezes through Mountain View, 6-1

Alex Murray, Staff Writer

September 17, 2013

The Palo Alto High School girls’ team (5-0, 1-0) continued its undefeated streak after its dominant performance against Mountain View, finishing 6-1. Team captain and no. 1 singles player Aashli Budhiraja (‘14)  won in straight sets (6-2,6-0), despite an interfering wind that other players atte...

Paly girls varsity tennis defeats Mountain View in a close match, 5-2

Paly girls varsity tennis defeats Mountain View in a close match, 5-2

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer

October 9, 2012

With clouds overhead, the Paly girls varsity tennis team (11-7, 3-5) added another win to their record in a league match, beating Mountain View (4-6, 1-6), 5-2. In their previous match against Mountain View, they were able to get a smooth 6-1 victory but coming into today's match, the Lady Vikes expected...

Girls’ tennis loses to Lynbrook 4-3

Girls' tennis loses to Lynbrook 4-3

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer

September 27, 2012

The Paly girls' varsity tennis team (3-3) lost 4-3 to Lynbrook in a close match on Thursday, Sept. 27 under the heat of the sun. Aashli Budhiraja ('14) got one of the team's three wins as she struggled through the first set 6-4 but picked up her confidence and breezed through the second set 6-1. "Aashli...

Brief: Girls’ tennis falls to Monta Vista

Rohit Ramkumar, Staff Writer

October 10, 2011

The Palo Alto Girls' tennis team lost to Monta Vista on Thursday on a wet day at the Paly tennis courts. The Lady Vikes' lost by a score of 3-4. Number one singles player Aashli Budhiraja (’14) lost 6-3, 6-0. The team faced a tough challenge in Monta Vista, as the Monarchs are consistently...

Girls’ tennis suffers 2-5 loss to Sacred Heart Prep

Jonny Glazier, Staff Writer

September 26, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls' varsity tennis lost today by a score of 2-5 to the Sacred Heart Prep Gators. The Lady Vikes now fall to a 2-4 record coming off of losses to the tough league opponents of Saratoga and Monta Vista. Despite the loss, Sammy Solomon ('13) and Felicia Wang ('14) each won...

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