Girls’ water polo triumphs 9-8 over Carlmont

Girls’ water polo triumphs 9-8 over Carlmont

Paige Bara and Meredith Kinnaman
November 13, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto girls' water polo team defeated Carlmont 9-8 in CCS semi-finals on thursday under the Paly pool lights. The Lady Vikes started the game off strong as Gigi Rojhan (’16) won first sprint. Soon after Joanna Falla (’17) blocked the Scotts' first shot of the game. After a string of fouls... Read more »

Girls’ water polo sustains tough loss to Gunn on senior night

Girls’ water polo sustains tough loss to Gunn on senior night

Isaac Kasevich, Staff Writer
November 12, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto High School girls' water polo team fell to the Gunn Titans 7-2 at Paly on Thursday’s senior night. The Titans were first to score with 5:32 to play in the first quarter, and scored again in the second quarter. Katie Francis (‘16) scored with 1:35 to go in the half bringing the score... Read more »

Girls’ water polo wins 12-7 against Woodside in first round of CCS

Girls’ water polo wins 12-7 against Woodside in first round of CCS

Clara Harrington, Copy Editor
November 11, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

Girls’ water polo triumphed over Woodside in the first round of CCS, finishing the game 12-7. “There was a lot of energy in the game, and we were able to make plays which led to goals,” Katie Francis (‘16) said. “We kept pushing throughout the entire game.” Although the Wildcats had... Read more »

Girls water polo shuts down Mountain View 7-4

Girls water polo shuts down Mountain View 7-4

Meredith Kinnaman and Paige Bara
October 21, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The girls’ water polo added another win to their now 6-7 record following their defeat over Mountain View, 7-4. “I thought the team did really well all of our shots were good and same with our counters” Katie Francis (‘16) The Vikings came out strong in the first three minutes with a quick... Read more »

Girls’ water polo bounces back, wins 7-2 against Homestead

Girls’ water polo bounces back, wins 7-2 against Homestead

Clara Harrington, Copy Editor
October 12, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

After falling to Gunn on Tuesday, girls’ water polo dominated against Homestead and won 7-2. “I think we had really good communication today,” Katie Francis (‘16) said. “We were seeing everyone in the counters and when the set was open.” The game started off strong for the Vikings,... Read more »

Girls’ water polo secures a win against Los Altos, beating the Eagles 3-2

Girls’ water polo secures a win against Los Altos, beating the Eagles 3-2

Alex Murray and Michael Pappas
October 2, 2014
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto girls’ water polo team pulled off a comeback Thursday afternoon, beating the Los Altos Eagles 3-2. It was a game of two halves for Palo Alto who, after going into halftime down a goal, was able to score 3 goals and secure the victory. With the win, the Lady Vikes moved into third place... Read more »

Preview: Girls’ water polo has high hopes for upcoming season

Preview: Girls’ water polo has high hopes for upcoming season

Paige Anderson, Staff Writer
September 5, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

After falling short of advancing to the Central Section Championships (CCS) last year with a league record of 4-12, the girls’ water polo team hopes to improve and make it to CCS this year. With the loss of key senior players Hannah Bundy (‘14) and  Emma Wolfe (‘14) the team looks to new players... Read more »

Girls’ water polo loses 8-4 to Los Altos in SCVAL

Girls’ water polo loses 8-4 to Los Altos in SCVAL

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer
November 7, 2013
Filed under Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

The Paly girls’ water polo team fell 8-4 to the Los Altos Eagles in the first round of the SCVAL tournament at Gunn High School Thursday night. The game looked eerily similar statistics wise to the previous... Read more »

Girls’ water polo falls 9-6 despite fourth quarter comeback

Girls’ water polo falls 9-6 despite fourth quarter comeback

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer
October 17, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Water Polo - Girls

Despite a fourth quarter rally, the Paly girls’ water polo team fell 9-6 to Los Gatos this Thursday afternoon, dropping to 6-3 on the season. “I think we played really well even though the score says differently,” captain Emma Wolfe (‘14) said. “I think we really... Read more »

Brief: Girls’ water polo falls to Los Altos 8-4

Audrey DeBruine, Features Editor
October 8, 2013
Filed under Water Polo - Girls

The Palo Alto girls’ water polo team came up short against the Los Altos Eagles 8-4 Tuesday night at Nort Thorton Memorial Pool. Strong play from both goaltenders kept the game scoreless through the first quarter. The Vikings got on the scoreboard first with a goal from... Read more »