The Viking Magazine

Softball falls to Mills in 15-7 loss

Right fielder Maddy Jones (`15) takes a cut at a pitch in the seventh inning. She finished with a hit and two walks.

Daniel Douty, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015

The Vikings could just not keep up with the scoring of the Mills Vikings (14-3) on Wednesday at Paly, bringing their record up to 14-7. Paly jumped out to an early lead in the bottom of the first inning on a base hit by catcher Maddie Martinson ('16), who was named the player of the game as she picked...

Softball hands Lincoln 10-0 shellacking in mercy-rule win

Mackenzie Glassford (`17) blows by a Lincoln batter for an inning-ending strikeout.

Daniel Douty, Staff Writer

March 13, 2015

The lady Vikes scored early and often in their drubbing of the Abraham Lincoln High School Mustangs on their way to an easy win. Their record improved to 5-3 after the win on Friday afternoon at Paly. Coach Bill Laskey stressed the importance of getting an early lead, saying, “The biggest thing...

Lady Vikes lose to Woodside, 1-12

Casey Glassford ('15) prepares to hit the ball. Glassford had two strikeouts in the 1-12 loss to Woodside

Alex Murray, Editor-in-chief

March 10, 2015

The Palo Alto High School Vikings softball team took on the Woodside Wildcats on a cloudy Tuesday afternoon, but the Vikings were unable to win the game, losing to the Wildcats 1-12. Starting pitcher Casey Glassford ('15) struggled to find her rhythm early in the first inning, walking the first batter...

Vikings Softball complete the comeback against Fremont on Senior Night, 8-3

Kabria Dame ('15) swings at a pitch. The Vikings would go on to win 8-3 against Fremont

Clara Harrington, Rowan McEvoy, and Alex Murray

May 13, 2014

The Palo Alto Vikings Varsity Softball team completed a comeback late Tuesday afternoon against Fremont, 8-3. It was the sendoff that the Seniors believed that they deserved on Senior Night and an important victory given that they had lost to Fremont earlier in the season. "We just wanted to win," ...

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 ...

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