Softball suffers close loss to Sacred Heart Cathedral

Softball suffers close loss to Sacred Heart Cathedral

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer
April 17, 2014
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

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... Read more »

Softball drops close game against cross-town rival Gunn

Softball drops close game against cross-town rival Gunn

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer
March 29, 2014
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

In a hard fought contest, the Lady Vikes were unable to pull out the victory losing 4-3. The Titans took an early lead after the first inning after scoring the first run of the game. Both the Vikings and the Titans were unable to score in a fast second inning. The top of the third inning started out... Read more »

Softball shuts out San Mateo, 5-0

Softball shuts out San Mateo, 5-0

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer
March 25, 2014
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

The Lady vikes dominated their game on Monday, leading the Bearcats unable to get any runs during all seven inning The first four innings remained scoreless for the Bearcats, but the Vikings gained momentum in the fourth inning after Maddie Martinson (‘16) scored the first run of... Read more »

Paly softball shuts out King’s Academy 10-0

Paly softball shuts out King’s Academy 10-0

Anna Dukovic and Megan Valencia
March 23, 2014
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Vikes annihilated the King’s Academy Knights in a 10-0 victory, with pitcher Julia Saul (‘14) throwing a three-hit shutout. The game ended in the sixth inning due to the mercy rule. The Vikings took a longer warm-up then it has in the past, and co-captain Hannah... Read more »

Paly softball clobbers Lynbrook in first league game

Paly softball clobbers Lynbrook in first league game

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
March 18, 2014
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

The Lady Vikes cruised to a 5-0 victory against Lynbrook as senior pitcher Julia Saul threw a complete game one-hitter. Along with scoring runs offensively, the Vikings had three up and three down in six of their seven innings. In the first inning the Vikings strong defense... Read more »

Softball inches by Woodside, 3-2

Softball inches by Woodside, 3-2

Priscilla Bell, Staff Writer
March 14, 2014
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

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... Read more »

Softball triumphs over Mercy, 10-2

Softball triumphs over Mercy, 10-2

Maddie Kinnaman, Staff Writer
February 27, 2014
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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,... Read more »

Softball defeats South San Francisco 8-2 in season opener

Softball defeats South San Francisco 8-2 in season opener

Rowan McEvoy, Staff Writer
February 24, 2014
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

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... Read more »

Paly softball continues to lose but second half of season looks hopeful

Paly softball continues to lose but second half of season looks hopeful

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer
March 31, 2013
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports

The Palo Alto Softball team seems to be on a new stride heading into the second half of the season. During the first half, the team looked strong in their first two games of the season defeating Bulingame 6-3 and prevailing over Terra Nova 9-0. Despite the early victories, the Vikes entered what... Read more »

Softball shut down by Homestead 6-2

Softball shut down by Homestead 6-2

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer
March 19, 2013
Filed under Softball, Top Stories

Paly softball faced Homestead High School on Tuesday afternoon at home for their seventh game of the season, falling 6-2. In the first inning, the Vikings left Homestead’s lineup swinging the bat and making contact, reeling in three runs to start off the... Read more »