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Girls’ lacrosse crushes Pioneer, 16-3

Girls’ lacrosse crushes Pioneer, 16-3

Julia Saul and Paul Bienaimé

March 26, 2013

On Tuesday night, girls' lacrosse dominated Pioneer High School at Paly’s home field. Their strong defense only allowed three goals from Pioneer, resulting in a end score of 16-3. Anna Dairaghi (‘13), Kristen Destefano (‘14), Ami Drez (‘14), and Julia Farino (‘13) each put numbers on the ...

Girls’ lacrosse remains undefeated with win over Gunn

Girls’ lacrosse remains undefeated with win over Gunn

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

March 20, 2013

In their seventh straight win, the Paly girls’ lacrosse team trounced the Gunn High School Titans 15-8 at home on a rainy Tuesday night. The team is now 7-0 overall (5-0 in league). Though the Vikings pulled out a convincing victory against their crosstown rival to remain undefeated on the season, coa...

Girls’ lacrosse pummels Oak Ridge in their fourth game, 15-3

Julia Saul, Staff Writer

March 2, 2013

This morning, Palo Alto's girls' lacrosse dominated Oak Ridge with a final score of 15-3. The first goal of the game was scored by Simone Buteau ('13) which was quickly followed by three consecutive goals scored by midfielder Kristen Destefano ('14). Then, Emily Hain ('13) scored another...

Girls’ soccer adds another win after shutting out Lynbrook

Girls’ soccer adds another win after shutting out Lynbrook

James Harrison, Staff Writer

January 25, 2013

The Lady Vikes showed their league dominance again as they breezed by league opponent Lynbrook High 4-0 on Friday night. The Vikings controlled the game with their clear advantage in possession of the ball. The first goal scored by the Vikings came from center back Olivia Musil ('15) 10 minutes into...

Girls’ soccer preview

Ami Drez, Staff writer

December 1, 2012

The Palo Alto High School girls’ varsity soccer team has not qualified for the Central Coast Section (CCS) championships since the 2009-2010 season, and last winter season the varsity team was relegated. This year however, the team is looking to the put the past few seasons behind them, and remains...

Girls’ lacrosse breezes to victory over Saratoga

Girls’ lacrosse breezes to victory over Saratoga

Spencer Drazovich, Staff Writer

April 12, 2012

The girls’ lacrosse team defeated Saratoga tonight by a score of 13-6. The Vikings took control early and never relinquished command of the game. Paly jumped out to an early 3-0 lead less than five minutes into the game. The sister duo of Nina (‘13) and Emy (‘12) Kelty then scored a goal apiece...

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Leland, 12-3

Girls’ lacrosse defeats Leland, 12-3

Austin Poore, Staff Writer

March 31, 2012

The Palo Alto High School girls’ lacrosse team beat Leland 12-3 under the lights at home last night with a shallow bench, overcoming the absences of several players. “It felt really good,” Kimmie Flather (‘12) said. “The win was great with two subs.” The Lady Vikes dominated the game...

Girls’ Lacrosse beats Menlo-Atherton 18-7

Girls’ Lacrosse beats Menlo-Atherton 18-7

Spencer Drazovich, Staff Writer

March 9, 2012

The girls’ lacrosse team beat Menlo-Atherton Friday night by a score of 18-7. The game was a tale of two halves for the Vikings as they started slowly in the first half, but picked it up in the second. The Vikings started strong right out of the gates as Kimmie Flather (‘12) scored the first goal...

Girls’ soccer surges past Gunn in first half 3-1

Girls’ soccer surges past Gunn in first half 3-1

Shannon Scheel, Michael Strong, Columnist, Staff Writer

February 1, 2012

The Palo Alto High School-Gunn High School rivalry clearly fired up both of the respective schools’ varsity girls’ soccer teams tonight on Paly’s El Camino field: after a fast-paced first half, Paly finished the game with a 3-1 victory, the same margin that the Titans had beaten the Vikings by...

Paly girls’ water polo defeats Monta Vista 14-2

Paly girls’ water polo defeats Monta Vista 14-2

Annie Susco, Staff Writer

October 13, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team beat Monta Vista High School 14-2 at home on Thursday, October 13. The Vikings' started off strong scoring five points in the first quarter alone. Co-captain Skylar Dorosin ('12) scored all of the Vikings' points in the first quarter and finished th...

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