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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 ...

Paly boys’ water polo drops SCVAL championship 9-5 to Gunn Titans

Lucas Novak ('15) opens up for a pass. Novak scored twice for the Vikings in the SCVAL championship game.

Zoe Bhargava and Paige Bara

November 10, 2013

Saturday night, the Paly Vikes took on the Gunn Titans in the SCVAL championship game. Despite a fourth quarter comeback, the Vikings lost 9-5 to the Titans. “The first three quarters were pretty rough, we came out kind of slow,” Lucas Novak (’15) said. “In the last quarter we saw a lot of...

Boys’ water polo overtakes Los Gatos 14-3

Omri Newman ('14) defends a Los Gatos player, the Vikings won 14-3.

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer

October 18, 2013

  Palo Alto boy’s water polo team defeated the Los Gatos Wildcats 14-3 at home on Thursday, October 17th. Captain Ethan Look (’14) was pleased with his team’s performance and their win. “We played a great game, we came out and we played hard and that’s what counts,” Look said. The ...

Boys’ water polo triumphs over Lynbrook 14-10

Will Mendenhall (‘14) winds up to shoot against the Lynbrook Vikings. Mendenhall scored the final goal of the game.

Paige Bara and Clara Harrington

October 16, 2013

This Tuesday afternoon Boys’ water polo triumphed against the Lynbrook Vikings, 14-10. As Paly continues on with leagues, they are preparing for upcoming games as well as CCS. “We beat [Lynbrook] by a lot the first time in leagues, so I was hoping we would come out and do the same thing,” Kia...

Winter Athlete Sideline Swag

Emma Beckstrom, Staff Writers

December 16, 2011

The Viking asked Paly Athletes how they keep cozy on the bench during those chilly winter games. The girls said: "It gets pretty chilly in the winter time, so I throw on a sweatshirt, some baggy-a** sweatpants, a parka, pull up those high soccer socks and an ear-warmer headband! Then I'm cozy" -Lil...

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