Baseball loses early lead; defeated 6-3 by Wilcox

Baseball loses early lead; defeated 6-3 by Wilcox

Priscilla Bell, Features Editor
March 26, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Top Stories

Paly baseball suffered a loss against Wilcox on Wednesday afternoon, making its overall record 8-3. The Chargers started the game with a lead-off single. After making it to second on a bunt, the player was able to steal third. A ball hit to center field was caught by Phil Lewis ('15) for the out,... Read more »

Paly Softball slides past Sacred Heart Cathedral and wins 3-2

Paly Softball slides past Sacred Heart Cathedral and wins 3-2

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
March 24, 2015
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly softball triumphed over Sacred Heart Cathedral today and won 3-2 after pulling ahead in the bottom of the 7th inning following being down the whole game. The Vikings began the game with senior Casey Glassford (‘15) pitching. The first batter was struckout in five pitches for the first out... Read more »

Paly softball crushes El Camino, 11-1

Paly softball crushes El Camino, 11-1

Reuben Kramer, Staff Writer
March 24, 2015
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Palo Alto Vikings softball team crushed the El Camino Colts on Monday afternoon, beating them by a score of 11 to 1.   The non-conference game started at 4 p.m. on home turf and Paly got off to a quick start. In the first inning, Paly began with a 2 run lead and shut out their opponents... Read more »

Paly baseball edged out by San Ramon Valley 3-0

Paly baseball edged out by San Ramon Valley 3-0

Kylie Callan and Alys Olmstead
March 23, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

San Ramon Valley defeated Paly baseball 3-0 on Saturday at home. The game started off with the Vikings on defense and Justin Hull (’16) on the mound. After walking the first three batters, the bases were loaded and the Wolves first batter stole home on a wild pitch. The team made it out of the... Read more »

Paly baseball destroys Homestead 11-0

Garrett Reynolds and Rowan McEvoy
March 19, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports

After six scoreless innings from Paly’s ace Isaac Kasevich (‘15), the Vikings came out on top, shutting out Homestead with a final score of 11-0. Paly capitalized on pass balls and walks as four of their runs were unearned. “Usually I will throw a lot of off speed pitches” Kasevich said. By... Read more »

Homestead defeats Paly boys’ tennis 6-1

Homestead defeats Paly boys’ tennis 6-1

Samuel Desré, Staff Writer
March 19, 2015
Filed under Spring Sports, Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys' varsity tennis team was taken down by Homestead High School, 6-1, yesterday afternoon at Paly. Adrian Smith ('17) lost to Woosan Kim in a final score of 6-1, 6-0. The Mustangs were off to a strong start while the Vikings trailed behind. Raymond Li ('15) quickly put... Read more »

Paly boys’ lacrosse clobbers Saratoga 16-5

Paly boys’ lacrosse clobbers Saratoga 16-5

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
March 18, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Boys, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Paly boys’ lacrosse obliterated the Saratoga Falcons with a score of 16-5. This substantial lead included hat tricks by several Vikings on the field. The Vikings started off the first period strong with an early goal by Hayden Libbey (‘17) thanks to an assist by Matthew Seligson (‘16) in the... Read more »

Girls’ Lacrosse soars above the Falcons to take the win 15-6

Girls’ Lacrosse soars above the Falcons to take the win 15-6

Anna Dukovic and Hayley Poore
March 17, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Top Stories

The Vikings crushed the Saratoga Falcons 15-6 at home on Tuesday night. The game started rapidly with a goal from Allie Peery (‘15) for the Vikings in the first two minutes. Saratoga was quick to follow, scoring a goal less than two minutes after that. Paly took the lead once again after scoring three... Read more »

Boys’ tennis rises above Aragon

Boys’ tennis rises above Aragon

Samuel Desré, Staff Writer
March 12, 2015
Filed under Spring Sports, Tennis - Boys, Top Stories

Palo Alto High School boy’s varsity tennis took the best out of Aragon High School 4-3 at Paly this afternoon. Shiv Matta (‘16) was the first one to get points for the Vikings. He quickly defeated his opponent, Lunders Ngirchmat, in two sets with a final score of 6-1, 6-0. Drew Emersist (‘16)... Read more »

Softball crushes Silver Creek 13-1

Softball crushes Silver Creek 13-1

Priscilla Bell, Features Editor
March 9, 2015
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

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... Read more »