The Viking Magazine

Paly Softball Comes From Behind to Beat Saratoga 9-5

Pitcher Fabi Teofan ('19) allowed one run in four innings, and had two RBI's.

Alexandra Lee, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018

On Tuesday, the Lady Vikes had a walk-off 9-5 victory over Saratoga, breaking it open in the bottom of the fourth, and scoring six runs on a two-out rally. Both teams got off to a slow start, but visiting Saratoga took a lead in the top of the third by scoring four runs. Paly bounced back in the fo...

Softball defeats Lynbrook 9-0 in final league game

Softball defeats Lynbrook 9-0 in final league game

Lauren Daniel, Business Manager

May 13, 2017

Softball defeated Lynbrook in their last league game Wednesday 9-0. Before the game, they held a ceremony honoring the seven seniors on the team. Seemly fitting that the seniors contributed five RBI’s and eight hits to the impressive win. Throughout the whole game the vikings seemed to dominate the fie...

Softball falls 4-2 to Santa Clara on senior day

Softball falls 4-2 to Santa Clara on senior day

Steven Marinkovich, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2016

The Paly softball team fell to Santa Clara 4-2 in extra innings on senior day. The game started out slow with only one runner in scoring position through the first two innings. That came for Santa Clara in the top of the second after a single and a stolen base. Despite that, they couldn’t knock the ...

Female Underclassman of the Year: Sophie Frick

Sophie Frick ('18) and Carly Leong ('18) celebrate after sealing the girls basketball league championship. Frick has been chosen as Paly's female underclassman of the year.

Maddy Atwater, Features Editor

May 29, 2015

  Sophie Frick (‘18) stepped foot on the Palo Alto High School campus with a pre-determined expectation to be a talented athlete. With two older siblings, Andrew Frick (‘14) who played football, lacrosse and wrestling then went on to play football in college, and Madeline Frick (‘17) who...

Softball crushes Silver Creek 13-1

With the Vikings ahead 13-1 in the bottom of the third, Kabria Dame ('15) swings and makes contact. The game would end with the same score.

Priscilla Bell, Features Editor

March 9, 2015

In its fifth game of the season, softball lit up the field on Monday afternoon. Silver Creek came out strong with a lead-off double in the first inning. Natalie Snyder ('16) caught a ball in deep left field for a fly out, however second double to put Silver Head ahead 1-0. The Vikings wouldn't let...

Coach of the Year: Bill Laskey

Coach of the Year: Bill Laskey

Paul Bienaimé, Multimedia Editor

May 28, 2014

After ending the 2013 season with a league record of 0-12 and an overall record of 3-22, Paly softball welcomed a new coach to kick off Paly’s 2014 season. Coach Bill Laskey took over George Marshall’s position. Major League Baseball veteran Bill Laskey pitched professionally in the 1980’s after...

Softball suffers close loss to Sacred Heart Cathedral

Hannah Bundy ('14) hits a single in the sixth inning. Later in the inning, Bundy scored.

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

April 17, 2014

On Thursday afternoon, Paly softball dropped a close game to Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory from San Francisco, 4-3. "I feel like we're so much better than we played," Emma Noroian ('14) said. "We're struggling with hitting. We all hit really well in practice, but then transferring that to the...

Softball inches by Woodside, 3-2

Julia Saul ('14) pitched the whole game for the Vikings. Saul totaled five strikeouts in the contest.

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer

March 14, 2014

Paly girls' softball pulled a win over Woodside 3-2 on Thursday afternoon. Strong pitching by starting pitcher Julia Saul ('14) was a key component to the Lady Vikes victory. The Vikings showed signs of a firm defense in the first inning, with catches in the outfield by Casey Glassford ('15) and...

Softball triumphs over Mercy, 10-2

Vikings' pitcher Julia Saul ('14) pitched 12 strikeouts against the Mercy Crusaders.

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014

The Palo Alto softball team defeated the Mercy Crusaders on Thursday, February 27 at home. This was the Vikings’ second win of the season. The Vikings’ started the game off slow but improved throughout the course of the game. “We started out slow, but you know with a little prodding we got bac...

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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