Boys’ water polo edged out of next round of playoffs by Salinas, 10-9

Boys’ water polo edged out of next round of playoffs by Salinas, 10-9

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer
November 13, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

The boys’ water polo season was cut short by a 10-9 loss to Salinas on Thursday, Nov. 13 at home. Winston Rosati (’16) led the team in scoring with six goals. Lucas Novak (’15) was disappointed in the team’s performance and the end result. “We were just not on tonight,” Novak said. In... Read more »

Boys’ water polo vanquished by crosstown rival Gunn 12-6

Boys’ water polo vanquished by crosstown rival Gunn 12-6

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer
November 12, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

Paly boys’ water polo fell to crosstown rival Gunn in the last regular season game at home on Oct. 30. Justyn Cheung (’16) was less than satisfied with his team’s performance. “We played their game, not our game,” Cheung said. “We had a lot of mistakes coming out of it. We didn’t... Read more »

Paly boys’ water polo triumphs over Mountain View 8-5

Paly boys’ water polo triumphs over Mountain View 8-5

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
October 21, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

The Paly boys’ water polo team conquered the Mountain View Spartans with a final score of 8-5. With this win, its record becomes 8-2-0 as the season continues. The game started off with an early shot by Mountain View that was tipped by goalie Luke Schroeder (‘15). The Spartans kept putting pressure... Read more »

Boys’ water polo defeats Saratoga with a score of 12-8

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
October 16, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

Paly boys’ water polo conquered Saratoga High School with a final score of 12-8. The team was led to victory by lead scorers Lucas Novak (‘15) and Winston Rosati (‘16). The Vikings started the game strong with Rosati scoring in the first two minutes of the game. “Rosati is always a standout... Read more »

Boys’ water polo trumps Homestead, 13-11

Boys’ water polo trumps Homestead, 13-11

Kylie Callan, Staff Writer
October 10, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

Paly boys’ water polo outlasted the Homestead Mustangs in a close game at home Thursday night, winning 13-11. Winston Rosati (’16) led the Vikings with six goals. Coach Brandon Johnson was frustrated with his team’s performance. “I don’t think we played very well,” Johnson said. “We... Read more »

Boys’ water polo clenches a 9-7 victory over Monta Vista Matadors

Boys’ water polo clenches a 9-7 victory over Monta Vista Matadors

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer
September 19, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

On Thursday night, the boys’ water polo team faced off the Monta Vista Matadors in its second league game of the season. Team captain Lucas Novak (‘15) was pleased with the team’s performance and ultimate defeat of the Matadors. “For most of the game we played well; our defense was definitely... Read more »

Boys Water Polo Preview

Boys Water Polo Preview

Daniel Douty, Staff Writer
September 5, 2014
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

The Fall sports season is almost upon us, which means boys' water polo is starting up soon. Last year the Vikings impressed when they made a deep run, as only Bellarmine could stop them from reaching the CCS finals. The team has changed drastically since then, as eleven seniors have graduated and... Read more »

Paly boys’ water polo defeats Gunn Titans 13-12 to advance onto CCS semifinals

Paly boys’ water polo defeats Gunn Titans 13-12 to advance onto CCS semifinals

Sheila Subramanian, Staff Writer
November 16, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys

In the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section (CCS) championships, Palo Alto Vikings’ boys water polo made a significant comeback to beat the Gunn Titans 13-12 after losing to the Titans three times prior, advancing them to the semifinals. Head coach Brandon Johnson... Read more »

Water polo dominates Pioneer 16-7, coasts to first-round CCS victory

Water polo dominates Pioneer 16-7, coasts to first-round CCS victory

Audrey DeBruine, Features Editor
November 13, 2013
Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

In their first-round Central Coast Section (CCS) championship match Tuesday night, the twelfth-seed Palo Alto boys’ water polo team handily defeated the Pioneer Mustangs 16-7. The Vikings will meet Gunn this Saturday for the quarterfinals of the tournament. Captain Ethan... Read more »

Paly boys’ water polo drops SCVAL championship 9-5 to Gunn Titans

Paly boys’ water polo drops SCVAL championship 9-5 to Gunn Titans

Zoe Bhargava and Paige Bara
November 10, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Boys

Saturday night, the Paly Vikes took on the Gunn Titans in the SCVAL championship game. Despite a fourth quarter comeback, the Vikings lost 9-5 to the Titans. “The first three quarters were pretty rough, we came out kind of slow,” Lucas Novak (’15) said. “In the last quarter we saw a lot of... Read more »