The Viking Magazine

Softball sneaks by Castilleja 1-0

Julia Saul ('14) throws a pitch in the seventh inning. She had 10 strikeouts in the game.

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

April 28, 2014

Softball took on the Castilleja Gators this afternoon in a tight, non-league, game, with only one run scored in the fifth inning for the Vikings. The first inning opened with the Vikings not allowing anyone one base. Pitcher Julia Saul ('14) struck out the second batter. With the Vikings up to bat,...

Softball suffers close loss to Sacred Heart Cathedral

Hannah Bundy ('14) hits a single in the sixth inning. Later in the inning, Bundy scored.

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

April 17, 2014

On Thursday afternoon, Paly softball dropped a close game to Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory from San Francisco, 4-3. "I feel like we're so much better than we played," Emma Noroian ('14) said. "We're struggling with hitting. We all hit really well in practice, but then transferring that to the...

Softball inches by Woodside, 3-2

Julia Saul ('14) pitched the whole game for the Vikings. Saul totaled five strikeouts in the contest.

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

March 14, 2014

Paly girls' softball pulled a win over Woodside 3-2 on Thursday afternoon. Strong pitching by starting pitcher Julia Saul ('14) was a key component to the Lady Vikes victory. The Vikings showed signs of a firm defense in the first inning, with catches in the outfield by Casey Glassford ('15) and...

Softball defeats South San Francisco 8-2 in season opener

Casey Glassford ('15) stands ready as a first inning pitch comes her way. Glassford would hit into an RBI fielder's choice, part a four run first inning for the Vikings.

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014

The Paly softball team opened the season with a 8-2 win over South San Francisco on Monday afternoon. The Vikings (1-0) were led by pitcher Julia Saul (‘14) and catcher Maddie Martinson (‘16). Saul pitched a complete game, allowing just two runs, striking out ten, while Martinson had two singles, a ...

Paly softball continues to lose but second half of season looks hopeful

Paly softball continues to lose but second half of season looks hopeful

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer

March 31, 2013

The Palo Alto Softball team seems to be on a new stride heading into the second half of the season. During the first half, the team looked strong in their first two games of the season defeating Bulingame 6-3 and prevailing over Terra Nova 9-0. Despite the early victories, the Vikes entered what...

Softball loses its lead and falls to Santa Clara

Michelle Friedlander, Design Editor

March 26, 2013

The Paly softball team (0-5, 2-7) took the field against Santa Clara High School (1-3, 3-5) this afternoon, hoping to get a league win under their belt, but fell short, losing to the Bruins by a final score of 6-2. The Lady Vikes started out strong, not letting up any runs during the top of the first i...

Strong defense for Paly softball shuts out Terra Nova

Shannon Fee ('14) connected on two hits and had one RBI on the game. The Vikings went on to score nine times while keeping the Tigers to zero.

James Harrison, Staff Writer

March 5, 2013

In sports, it can be hard to start off a game with a boom. Today, the Paly softball team did just that as they worked together flawlessly in the first inning to shock the Terra Nova Tigers with seven unanswered runs.The Lady Vikes went on to win their second game of the season against the out-of-league...

Brief: Softball falls to Burlingame 12-2

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

April 30, 2012

The Paly girls’ softball team lost to Burlingame 12-2 on Monday, Apr. 30. Paly started the game off strong with Julia Saul ('14) pitching and held a shutout into the second inning. During the second inning, after seven runs were scored on Saul, Casey Glassford ('15) took the mound. Two runs and...

Softball loses to Homestead 11-1 by the run-rule

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

April 25, 2012

Paly softball (5-14-0, 2-6-0) fell to Homestead (16-3-0, 6-1-0) on Wednesday night after only playing six innings, due to the run-rule. The Lady Vikes took the field with Julia Saul (‘14) on the mound and the Mustangs immediately put on the pressure. With a triple, three doubles, and a single, Homestead...

Softball loses to Los Gatos 15-0 on Run-Rule

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

March 31, 2012

The Paly (4-10-0, 1-2-0) softball team lost to Los Gatos, (5-6-0, 1-1-0) 15-0 on a 10 run differential rule. With starters Hannah Bundy (‘14) and Tori DeStefano (‘14) goneThe Lady Vikes took the field with Julia Saul (‘14) on the mound and with a few singles, a double, and a walk, the Wildcats...

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