The Viking Magazine

Erlich reinstated as baseball ousts Mountain View 6-2 on senior day

Jack Cleasby ('14) celebrates after hitting a home run in the first inning. The Vikings would go on to win 6-2.

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

Corey Bicknell ('15) throws a pitch during the 7th inning. Bicknell closed out the game for the Vikings in their 10-1 loss to the Campolindo Cougars.

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...

Paly baseball dominates Gunn 9-1

Owen Plambeck ('16) waits for a pitch in the batter's box. The Vikings would go on to win 9-1.

Rowan McEvoy and Hayley Poore

April 11, 2014

The Paly baseball team defeated cross-town rival Gunn 9-1 at home on Friday afternoon. Despite a slow start, the Vikings put the game out of reach with a late offensive outburst. Corey Bicknell (‘15) started pitching for the Vikings, giving up only one hit in the first inning.  Paly had a similar ...

Baseball comes up short against Wilcox, losing 7-3

Walker Ritchie ('15) prepares to pitch for the Vikings. The Vikings fell to the Chargers 7-3.

Maddie Kinnaman and Olivia Scola

March 19, 2014

The Palo Alto Vikings’ baseball team were defeated by the Wilcox Chargers at home on Wednesday, March 19th. The top of the first inning started out with Brian Kannappan pitching for the Vikings. The Chargers started off fast with getting two consecutive runs. They continued their momentum with a triple ...

Baseball ousts Saratoga, 6-4

Bowen Gerould ('14) hacks at a fastball in his first at bat. Gerould had 2 hits against Saratoga.

Zoe Bhargava and Maddie Kinnaman

March 16, 2014

The Palo Alto Vikings' baseball team triumphed over the Saratoga Falcons 6-4 at home on Friday, March 14. The top of the first inning started out fast with Vikings' pitcher Brian Kannappan ('14) catching a line drive hit to record the first out of the game. The Vikings' momentum continued and got two...

Strong pitching not enough, Paly baseball loses to St. Francis 4-3

Strong pitching not enough, Paly baseball loses to St. Francis 4-3

Rowan McEvoy and Gillian Chryst

March 2, 2014

Coming into the game an overwhelming underdog, the Paly baseball team lost a heartbreaker 4-3 to the St. Francis Lancers in extra innings at home Saturday afternoon. Ranked 7th nationally according to max preps, the Lancers defeated the Vikings in a rematch of last year’s CCS semifinal, which they won...

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