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

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012

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...

The big three

The big three

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

October 10, 2012

It is not a difficult task to determine when it is game day for the boys’ varsity water polo team. Matching sun hats can be seen dispersed around the quad with sun-bleached hair peeking out under the brims and green polos donned by all the players. The unified front the team exhibits can be attributed...

Boys’ water polo defeats Los Gatos 12-7

Boys’ water polo defeats Los Gatos 12-7

Julia Saul, Staff Writer

September 13, 2012

The Paly varsity boys' water polo team (2-0-0, 2-0-0) overpowered Los Gatos on Thursday afternoon at the Palo Alto High School pool. The Vikings started strong by winning the sprint and quickly powering down the length of the pool. Nolan Perla-Ward (‘13) set the tone early in the game by scoring...

Paly boys’ water polo stomps Pioneer 14-4 in first round of CCS playoffs

November 9, 2011

The Palo Alto High School’s boys’ water polo team (16-12 overall, 9-3 in league) defeated Pioneer 14-4 in the first round of Central Coast Sectionals (CCS) playoffs on Nov. 8th, an outcome that did not surprise Scott Kaubish, Pioneer’s head coach. “[Our expectations coming into the game] were pretty ...

Boys’ water polo falls to Menlo-Atherton 7-9

Emma Beckstrom and Michael Strong, Staff Writers

October 11, 2011

The Palo Alto High School varsity boys' water polo team fell to Menlo-Atherton 7-9 in an exhibition game on Friday, Oct. 7 at home. Menlo-Atherton controlled the Vikings for most of the game. Bret Pinsker (‘13) blames the loss on insufficient defense and careless mistakes. “We gave them way too many ...

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