Sports

Titans earn a dramatic 5-set victory in coach's first match

 

Tara Tracy recorded 16 kills and 12 digs and the Gunn girls volleyball team opened its season with an exciting 26-24, 25-21, 23-25, 15-25, 15-9 victory over host Hillsdale in a nonleague match Friday night.

The Titans gave their first-year coach Praneet Nanda, who coached previously at Santa Teresa High, a victory in his debut at the school.

Blythe Weng added nine kills, on a .444 hitting percentage, and 12 digs for Gunn, which hosts Castilleja in a nonleague match on Tuesday at 6:45 p.m.

Taylor Pedersen added 11 kills and Dila Kurt recorded 17 digs.

In another nonleague match, Pinewood topped host Valley Christian of Dublin in straight sets.

Several teams are involved in Spikefest I on Saturday at Milpitas and Independence High schools

— Palo Alto Online Sports

We can't do it without you.
Support local journalism.

Comments

Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Be the first to know

Get the latest headlines sent straight to your inbox every day.

If you do nothing else, do These Three Things
By Sherry Listgarten | 43 comments | 2,320 views

Lentil Brownies
By Laura Stec | 7 comments | 841 views

Finding Balance
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 401 views

Reflections on Palo Alto's Centennial -- now it's the city's 125th birthday!
By Diana Diamond | 3 comments | 227 views

 

Vote now!

It's time once again to cast your vote for the best places to eat, drink, shop and spend time in Palo Alto. Voting is open now through May 27. Watch for the results of our 2019 Best Of contest on Friday, July 19.

Vote