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 »

Paly Boys’ Soccer beats Santa Teresa 4-0 in first game of CCS tournament.

Paly Boys’ Soccer beats Santa Teresa 4-0 in first game of CCS tournament.

Alys Olmstead and Zach Levitan
March 1, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Winter Sports

  Paly Boys’ Soccer won their first match in the CCS tournament 4-0 against the Santa Teresa Saints. The team will now advance to play on Saturday, time to be decided. The game started slow with the ball staying primarily in the middle of the field. Both Paly and their opponents Santa Teresa,... 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 »

Boys’ soccer falls to Bellarmine 2-0 in CCS quarterfinals

Boys’ soccer falls to Bellarmine 2-0 in CCS quarterfinals

Samuel Desré, Staff Writer
February 28, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Palo Alto High School boys' soccer team fell 2-0 to Bellarmine High School in the Central Coast Section (CCS) quarterfinals. The first five minutes of the game was a round of observation filled of long balls where Reuben Kramer ('16) and Preston Kuppe ('15) dominated the air and helped Paly relieve... Read more »

Boys’ basketball season ends in disappointing 2nd round CCS loss to Santa Teresa

Boys’ basketball season ends in disappointing 2nd round CCS loss to Santa Teresa

Maddy Atwater and Isaac Kasevich
February 26, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Paly Athletic Awards, Photography, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Palo Alto Varsity boy’s basketball team’s season ended Thursday night after a 69-60 loss to Santa Teresa High School (San Jose, Calif.) in the 2nd round of the Central Coast Section Division 1 playoffs. Santa Teresa dominated the game from the start, thanks in large part to exceptional deep-ball... Read more »

Paly girls’ basketball beat Gatos 64-62, finish their undefeated season

Paly girls’ basketball beat Gatos 64-62, finish their undefeated season

Alys Olmstead, Staff Writer
February 18, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly girls’ basketball rose above the Los Gatos Wildcats and won their last league game 64-62, securing their undefeated season and league championship. The game started off with Lauren Koyama (‘17) scoring the first points of the game. Skylar Burris (‘17) followed in her teammates footsteps... Read more »

Senior night 2-1 win for boys’ soccer against Los Gatos

Senior night 2-1 win for boys’ soccer against Los Gatos

Clara Harrington, Copy Editor
February 17, 2015
Filed under Soccer - Boys, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Paly boys’ soccer won 2-1 on its senior night, triumphing over tough competitor Los Gatos and winning league. The game began with evenly-matched intensity from both sides. Ariya Momeny (‘16) and Xavier Sherer (‘15) both took shots on goal early on in the first half, but were unsuccessful in... 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 »

Boys’ Basketball defeats Gunn on senior night

Boys’ Basketball defeats Gunn on senior night

Maddy Atwater, Staff Writer
February 7, 2015
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Featured Athlete, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys’ basketball protected their own court in their senior night game against cross town rival Gunn High School with a 17 point win 71-54. The graduating seniors, Corey Bicknell (‘15), Alex Dees (‘15), Kevin Mullin (‘15) and Jonny Rojahn (‘15) stepped up despite the contest not being a league... Read more »