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Boys’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 9-8

Boys’ lacrosse wins SCVAL semifinals 9-8

Zoe Bhargava, Staff Writer

May 14, 2015


Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On Wednesday night, Paly boys’ lacrosse overcame the Mountain View Spartans 9-8 in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) semifinals. The game started off slow for the Vikings with one Paly goal by Zach Levitan (’15), assisted by Matt Seligson (’16) to match Mountain View’s three goals...

Vikings overcome slow start, clip Spartans 41-30

Vikings overcome slow start, clip Spartans 41-30

Audrey DeBruine and Pippa Raffel

January 26, 2013


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

In the fourth and final game of Friday night’s "Quad Night," the Paly boys’ basketball team (17-1, 7-0) upended the Mountain View Spartans (10-8, 4-4) 41-30 thanks to strong defensive play and 19 points from Aubrey Dawkins (‘13). The Vikings started out slowly, trailing the Spartans deep into...

Vikings drop 56 points in win over Mountain View

Vikings drop 56 points in win over Mountain View

Zach Rizk, Staff Writer

November 2, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

Paly football brought an offensive show to Spartan Stadium on Friday afternoon, winning 56-28 and advancing to 7-2 (6-1 league) in a game where Justin Gates Mouton ('13) recorded three touchdowns and Matt Tolbert reached 1,000 yards on the season. On the opening kickoff, Justin Gates-Mouton returned ...

Boy’s water polo falls to Mountain View 8-7

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Water Polo - Boys

Paly boys’ water polo (6-3-0, 8-5-0)  fell short to Mountain View High School (8-0-0, 14-3-0), losing 8-7. The Spartans won the first sprint and after a few minutes of play, scored the first goal of the game. Quickly after, however, Bret Pinsker (‘13) managed to put the ball in the net, tying...

Paly girls varsity tennis defeats Mountain View in a close match, 5-2

Paly girls varsity tennis defeats Mountain View in a close match, 5-2

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer

October 9, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Tennis - Girls, Top Stories

With clouds overhead, the Paly girls varsity tennis team (11-7, 3-5) added another win to their record in a league match, beating Mountain View (4-6, 1-6), 5-2. In their previous match against Mountain View, they were able to get a smooth 6-1 victory but coming into today's match, the Lady Vikes expected...

Brief: boys’ water polo team falls to Mountain View, 10-8

AnneMarie Drez, Staff Writer

September 18, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

The boys' varsity water polo team fell to Mountain View High School in a close game, 10-8 this Tuesday at Mountain View. The two teams were neck and neck for all four quarters, with the Spartan's continuously holding a narrow lead against Paly. In the 4th quarter, the Vikings were down 8-9,...

Paly boys’ basketball beats Mountain View 51-48

Paly boys’ basketball beats Mountain View 51-48

Emma Beckstrom, Staff Writer

January 28, 2012


Filed under Basketball - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys’ basketball team beat Mountain View 51-48, Fri.  night at Paly. The Vikings (5-1), broke Mountain View’s perfect in-league record, now (9-1). After falling to the Spartans 43-62 on Jan. 6, Paly was determined to comeback with a victory and that is exactly what they...

Boys’ soccer loses to Mountain View 2-0

Boys’ soccer loses to Mountain View 2-0

Hilda Huang, Copy Editor

January 28, 2012


Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

  The Palo Alto High School boys’ soccer team (0-9-2) lost 2-0 to Mountain View (10-4-1 overall) in a tight game. Defender Lucas Mohageg ('12) scored both points for the Spartans, with one mid-first half and the other in the last five minutes of the game. In the second half, the Vikin...

Girls’ soccer loses tough battle to Mountain View, 2-1

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

January 8, 2012


Filed under Soccer - Girls

  Friday night, the Palo Alto High School girls’ varsity Soccer team (4-2-1, 0-1-1 League) fell to Mountain View High School (7-1-1, League 2-0-0) with a score 2-1. The game did not pick up speed until the second half, when each team scored their respective goals. Though the Lady Vikes have...

Paly volleyball defeats Mountain View at home

October 16, 2011


Filed under Volleyball

Once again, the Palo Alto High School (20-3, 7-0) varsity volleyball team came out fired up for an at-home victory against the Mountain View Spartans (12-14, 3-4). According to head coach Dave Winn, it was the strategic serving on the end of the Vikings that led to the win and prevented the Spartans...

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