Girls’ soccer defeats Saratoga 3-0

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer
January 22, 2016
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly girls’ soccer defeated Saratoga 3-0 at home, with Emily Tomz (‘18) getting a hat trick.   The Vikings found possession of the ball in the early minutes of the game, controlling the ball for the majority of the first half. Tomz started her streak soon after the whistle with a shot... Read more »

Girls’ soccer handles Milpitas 8-0

Girls’ soccer handles Milpitas 8-0

Steven Marinkovich and Peter Snodgrass
January 13, 2016
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly girls’ soccer team easily defeated Milpitas 8-0 on Wednesday afternoon. The Vikings started out the game strong, controlling the possession and having a few chances on goal. Before long, Ansley Queen (‘16) scored the Vikings’ opening goal off of a pass from Tess Preising (‘17). Preising... Read more »

Girls’ soccer takes down Los Gatos 3-0

Girls’ soccer takes down Los Gatos 3-0

Ben Cleasby and Steven Marinkovich
January 7, 2016
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly girls’ soccer team took down Los Gatos by the score of 3-0 on Wednesday afternoon. The Vikings started out the game strong, having some chances early from both corner kicks and set pieces, but they couldn’t find the back of the net. The first portion of the game was fairly even with... Read more »

Girls’ soccer triumphs over crosstown rival Gunn 4-0

Girls’ soccer triumphs over crosstown rival Gunn 4-0

Peter Snodgrass and Christian Rider
December 10, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto girls' soccer prevailed against crosstown rival Gunn, 4-0, led by two goals from Reilly Filter (‘17).  The game, was their second to last preseason game, which came after a game against Menlo Atherton High School. “We did not play as well tonight as we did against MA (Menlo Atherton),"... Read more »

Girls’ soccer comes up just short in 3-2 CCS Championship loss to Mountain View

Girls’ soccer comes up just short in 3-2 CCS Championship loss to Mountain View

Rowan McEvoy and Garrett Reynolds
March 7, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly girls’ soccer team lost to Mountain View 3-2 in the CCS finals Saturday morning at Valley Christian High School. Alison Lu (‘16) accounted for both goals for the Vikings who squandered numerous chances to score throughout the game. “We had a lot of missed opportunities,” head coach... Read more »

Girls’ soccer triumphs over Santa Teresa 5-0 in CCS Semi-Final match

Girls’ soccer triumphs over Santa Teresa 5-0 in CCS Semi-Final match

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
March 4, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto girls’ soccer trounced the Santa Teresa Saints, 5-0 in their CCS semi-final match. This win advances the Vikings into the championship game. The Vikings started the game off strong, maintaining their possession well throughout the midfield and keeping Santa Teresa on their defensive half... Read more »

Girls’ soccer defeats Menlo-Atherton 1-0

Girls’ soccer defeats Menlo-Atherton 1-0

Rowan McEvoy and Garrett Reynolds
February 28, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly girls’ soccer team defeated Menlo-Atherton 1-0 in the CCS quarterfinals at home Saturday afternoon. Jacey Pederson (‘16) scored the lone goal for the Vikings during stoppage time at the end of the first half. “I think in the first half we played really well,” Pederson said. “We... Read more »

Girls’ soccer defeats Homestead 8-0

Girls’ soccer defeats Homestead 8-0

Rowan McEvoy, Editor-In-Chief
February 12, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Paly girls’ soccer team trounced the Homestead Mustangs 8-0 at home Thursday on senior night. Players Priscilla Bell (‘15), Lena Chang (‘15), Katie Foug (‘15), Sarah Lim (‘15) Livi Musil (‘15) and Aoi Sugihara (‘15) were honored in a ceremony following the game. Allison Lu (‘16),... Read more »

Paly girls soccer triumphs over Santa Clara Bruins 9-2

Paly girls soccer triumphs over Santa Clara Bruins 9-2

Meredith Kinnaman, Staff Writer
February 6, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto girls soccer defeated the Santa Clara Bruins 9-2 today at home. The Vikings started off strong in the first half when they kicked off first and started towards their attacking end early in the half. Nika Woodfill (‘16) takes the first shot of the game which is blocked by the Bruins'... Read more »

Girls’ soccer triumphs 2-0 over defending CCS Champions

Girls’ soccer triumphs 2-0 over defending CCS Champions

Bryn Carlson, Staff Writer
January 25, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

  The girls’ soccer team defeated the Los Gatos Wildcats for the first time in two years Saturday. Possession of the ball alternated between the Vikings and the Wildcats, with neither team clearly dominating for the first several minutes of the game. Not long after the whistle the Vikings,... Read more »