Wrestling preview

Wrestling preview

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer
November 28, 2012
Filed under Top Stories, Wrestling

The Paly wrestling team is coming off a successful 2011-2012 campaign which culminated with a fourth place finish at the Central Coast Section (CCS) Championship tournament. They will look to to rebuild following the graduation of a talented class of wrestlers. The 2012-2013 team returns two individual... Read more »

Wrestling defeats Los Altos high school, 56-13

Wrestling defeats Los Altos high school, 56-13

Nina Kelty, Nora Rosati, staff writers
February 6, 2012
Filed under Top Stories, Wrestling

Paly wrestling smacked Los Altos High School, 56-13 on Mon. Feb. 6 at Los Altos, tying for first place in duals for the Santa Clara Valley League (SCVAL).  After a loss to Los Gatos High School last week, the Vikings had to pull away with a win tonight to claim first in league. “We... Read more »

Brief: Paly wrestling defeats Fremont high school 53-13

Nina Kelty, Nora Rosati, Staff Writers
January 27, 2012
Filed under Wrestling

The Palo Alto High School wrestling team blew out Fremont High School, 53-13 this Thurs. night at the Firebird’s gym.Although the Vikings were missing senior Ryan Oshima (‘12) due to an ongoing ACL injury, underclassmen wrestlers James Giaccia (‘15) and Jordan Gans (‘14) stepped up their... Read more »

Brief: Paly wrestling places ninth at the Mid Cal Classic

Charlotte Biffar, Nina Kelty, Nora Rosati, Staff Writers
January 24, 2012
Filed under Wrestling

The Palo Alto wrestling team placed ninth this past weekend at the 32nd annual Mid Cal Classic in Gilroy. Both Nicolas Ortiz (‘12) and Kalen Gans (‘12) reached the finals and finished in second place in their respective weight classes. The Vikings... Read more »

Brief: Wrestling wins dual meet against Cupertino

Marina Foley, Blogger
January 21, 2012
Filed under Winter Sports, Wrestling

The Palo Alto wrestling team defeated rival Cupertino High School this past Thursday in a league duel meet. The team went into Thursday’s meet with confidence, but the results were closer than expected.  Despite the close score, the Vikings still came out with a victory. “We expected to win... Read more »

Paly wrestling triumphs over Saratoga 75-6

Nora Rosati, Staff writer
January 13, 2012
Filed under Wrestling

The Palo Alto wrestling team pounded the Saratoga high school team this Thursday night at home. The Vikings had a strong start, with Jordan Smith (‘13) earning a 12 point lead by the second period. Wrestling in the 113 pound weight class, Smith pinned opponent Alex Hansen within the... Read more »

Paly wrestling defeats cross-town rival Gunn 36-31

Paly wrestling defeats cross-town rival Gunn 36-31

Charlotte Biffar, Nora Rosati, and Nina Kelty, Staff Writers
January 7, 2012
Filed under Top Stories, Wrestling

The Palo Alto High School wrestling team triumphed over the Gunn High School team (36-31) this Thursday night at home. “It always feel good to be beat Gunn because they are our cross-town rivals, co-captain Nick Ortiz (‘12) said, “This is a big year for us because we are highly ranked... Read more »

Brief: All five wrestlers place at Lynn Dyche Classic

Charlotte Biffar, Staff Writer
December 19, 2011
Filed under Winter Sports, Wrestling

Two Palo Alto High School wrestlers competed in championship matches this Saturday Dec. 17 at the Lynn Dyche Classic at James Lick High School in San Jose. Although only five members of the Viking squad participated, they all placed in their respective weight classes. Christian Lonsky ('12) was one... Read more »

Brief: Wrestling wins Weber Lawson preseason Memorial Tournament

Nina Kelty, Staff Writer
December 12, 2011
Filed under Wrestling

This past weekend the Palo Alto High School wrestling team won the Weber Lawson Memorial Tournament at Fremont High School. Senior captains Nick Ortiz (‘12) and Kalen Gans (‘12) both placed first and Joey Christopherson (‘12) placed fourth, in their weight groups to help the Vikings win the... Read more »

Wrestling bounces back with 39-26 win over Cupertino

Wrestling bounces back with 39-26 win over Cupertino

Alan Lamarque
February 1, 2011
Filed under Wrestling

The Viking wrestlers redeemed themselves after an ugly loss last week with a swift 39-26 victory over the Cupertino Pioneers Tuesday night. After losing an important match to Los Gatos High School last week by a score of 45-24, the Vikings hit the mat prepared to make up for the performance. “When... Read more »