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Girls’ track rolls 92-35 over Lynbrook

Jacey Pederson ('16) rounds a turn during the 4x400m relay. The Paly girls cruised to victory while taking first in 13 of 15 events.

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer

April 15, 2014

The Paly girls’ track team defeated Lynbrook 92-35 on Thursday at home. The team dominated the meet, taking first in all but two events en route to a large margin of victory. “I feel like the girls’ team did pretty well,” Julia Asin (‘15) said. “We won pretty easily.” Paly dominated bo...

Girls’ soccer ties last league game against Los Gatos 2-2

Alison Lu ('16) scores Paly's second goal of the game. The Lady Vikes went on to tie the game against Los Gatos 2-2.

Sheila Subramanian, Staff Writer

February 15, 2014

The Paly girls’ soccer team tied up its last league game against Los Gatos with a score of 2-2. Despite the numerous scoring opportunities, the Vikings were unable to finish the game off with a win. “We played really well, probably our best game of the season,” Co-captain Megan Tall (‘14) said. “I...

Girls’ soccer ties Los Altos in first game of season

Olivia Musil ('15) heads a deep driven ball near the Paly goal line to keep the Eagles from scoring. The lady Vikings tied with the Eagles 2-2.

Anna Dukovic and Gillian Chryst

January 8, 2014

Paly girls’ soccer kicked off its season with its first league game at home against last years defending Central Coast Section (CCS) champs Los Altos. Despite a strong first half, the Vikings were unable to come out with a win. “The first half I think we dominated and I think we put away necessary...

Girls’ soccer records first win of the season, 2-0

Megan Tall ('14) kicks the ball. The lady Vikes went on to defeat the 'Balers 2-0.

Julia Saul, Design Editor

December 7, 2013

On a chilly Saturday afternoon, the Vikings had their first win of the season against the San Benito ‘Balers, 2-0. “Our first half was really strong and we got chances and we finished them,” captain Megan Tall (‘14) said. “We definitely let ourselves go in the second half and are really d...

Girls’ soccer drops home opener to Menlo-Atherton 2-1

Paly forward Sunny Lyu ('14) dribbles downfield in the Vikings' 2-1 loss against the Menlo-Atherton Bears at home.

Tara Lawrence, Business Manager, Photo Editor

December 5, 2013

In its first match of the season, the Paly girls’ soccer team fell to Menlo-Atherton 2-1 at home. The Vikings started off slowly as the Bears scored in the first 10 minutes of the match. Moments later following the Menlo-Atherton score, Nika Woodfill ('16) fired a rebounded ball into the back of...

Female Upperclassman Athlete of the Year: Megan Tall

Female Underclassmen of the year Megan Tall drive to the goal.

Tara Lawrence, Business Manager

May 22, 2013

"I was that kid that played every sport," Megan Tall (‘14)  said, speaking of her childhood, “I played softball and basketball but... I’m more talented with my feet.” “Talented with her feet” is one way to put it. Tall has played varsity soccer and run track since sophomore year– two...

Girls’ soccer season ends with CCS rules violation, four forfeitures

Signs like this one posted around the Paly campus offered the girls team encouragement for CCS. However, now that the team has violated a CCS regulation the Vikes' season is over.

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

February 22, 2013

The Paly girls’ soccer team received the decision Thursday afternoon that it would be disqualified from Central Coast Section (CCS) play for a rules violation and must forfeit its past four victories, including a 5-0 first round CCS playoff victory over San Benito on Wednesday. Defender Jace...

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