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Paly runners go the distance in SCVAL track and field meet

Max Reyes leads M-A boys golf to a big win over Woodside

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Ariel Le had a solid all-around performance in the hurdles and 100 meters. Photo by Malcolm Slaney.

Rishi Tella and David Evans were the top performers for the Palo Alto boys track and field team in a 72-50 loss to Lynbrook on Tuesday.

The Paly girls also lost, 82-30, in their Santa Clara Valley Athletic League dual meet with Lynbrook.

Evans won the 1,600 meters in 4:31.87 and came back to take the 3,200 in a time of 10:04.82.

Tella won three events for the Vikings. He went 11.81 in the 100, recorded 19-4 1/4 in the long jump and 40-2 in the triple jump.

Paly’s Max Pearson won the high jump, clearing 6-0. Ras Kebebew and Aaron Kim finished second and third, respectively. Jeremy Huang was second to Tella in the long jump with a 19-2 and second in both the 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles.

Patrick Crowley was second in the shot put and third in the discus.

On the girls side, Palo Alto Miranda Jimenez was a double winner, taking the 1,600 meters in 5:15.54, followed by teammate Kai Douglas in 5:31.71. Jimenez won the 3,200 in 11:38.31.

Ariel Le and Madeleine Lohse each produced second-place finishes for the Vikings. Le was second in the 100 hurdles in 17.84. She also placed third in in the 300 hurdles. Lohse was second in the 400 in 1:05.04.

Boys golf

Senior Max Reyes posted a sterling two-under 34 with 3 birdies to lead the Bears to a 202-250 victory over Woodside at Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club on Tuesday.

Sophomore Matthew Choe (42) and freshman Matt Rudd (43) shot season-best rounds to contribute to M-A's 4-0 start.

Girls lacrosse

Grace Raymond scored three goals, Olivia Watson added a pair and Castilleja tied host Harker 8-8 in a non-league girls lacrosse match Tuesday.

Daysii Phills, Emmeline Brenner and Bella Ramón also scored for the Gators (0-3-1), who travel to play Crystal Springs Uplands at 4 p.m. at 4 p.m.

Boys volleyball

Menlo-Atherton beat visiting Aragon, 25-12, 25-14, 27-29, 25-18, Tuesday in a Peninsula Athletic League match.

Andrew Wiseman stepped up as the Bears setter to guide them to the victory.

In the first set, senior Simon Danitz ran off six straight service wins to give the Bears the lead. Senior libero Jonathan Guzman kept rallies alive with his abiity to dig and junior outside hitter Shane Dunlevie provided plenty of offense. Wiseman then finished off the Dons with six straight service wins including four aces.

M-A continued its service dominance in the second set, as senior Cal Beardsley came off the bench with three straight service wins, followed by senior Matthew Nelson lodging seven straight service wins, including several aces.

Senior Cameron Smith and Danitz controlled the net play with several blocks, and senior Ian Reis had a big spike for the Bears.

The Dons won set three and took an early led in the fourth set. The Bears eventually tied it at 17-17 and then took over.

With Dunlevie serving, the Bears ran off five straight points, topped off by a powerful spike by senior Hayden Bradley to close out the game 25-18 and end the match.

The Bears (2-1) face a critical test on Friday at league-leading PAL rival Carlmont.

— Palo Alto Sports Online

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Posted by Lynnee
a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Mar 12, 2020 at 9:05 am

The Paly track team worked hard against tough competition. Thank you for the coverage here. Love seeing the pictures!

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Posted by Pre
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Mar 12, 2020 at 9:16 am

Good coverage! Is there a link to the track results?

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