Peninsula Prep Sports

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The Eagles drew a stalemate on senior night
Saturday, February 19, 2022, 9:53 am | Talon, Los Altos High School
The varsity boys soccer team tied with Palo Alto High School on senior night on Friday, February 11, with each team racking one goal. The first half was marked by aggressive offensive play, with Los Altos High School consistently keeping the ball within scoring range. Both teams ultimately came up empty-handed, leaving the first half... Read More >>
How the first day of the Central Coast Section basketball playoffs played out
Friday, February 18, 2022, 10:36 pm | Palo Alto Online
The Pinewood girls and Sacred Heart Prep boys basketball teams each earned Central Coast Section Open Division victories Friday as the postseason began with several big efforts. Read More >>
Farewell Old Coaches, Welcome Incoming Coaches
Friday, February 18, 2022, 3:22 pm | Eastside Panther, Eastside Prep
Changes are coming to both Cross Country and Track and Field, with a new coach for Cross Country next year, and an upcoming Track and Field season with multiple coaches. Underclassmen who hoped to join Cross Country next year felt discouraged when they heard that History and Writing for College teacher Cal Trembath won’t be... Read More >>
Los Altos wrestling comes up short on senior night
Friday, February 18, 2022, 2:41 pm | Talon, Los Altos High School
In their first league meeting, the Eagles fell to the Spartans on senior night in a series of unfortunate injuries and players being out sick. From the minute the starting whistle whirring out across the gym, the Los Altos High School varsity wrestling team was fighting an uphill battle. The first match of the day... Read More >>
Scoreboard

Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 63, Justin-Siena 47, Jan 28, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 47, King's Academy 39, Jan 27, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 85, Half Moon Bay 61, Jan 25, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 81, Harker 42, Jan 24, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 61, Menlo School 59, Jan 20, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Palo Alto 50, Los Altos 44, Jan 18, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 82, Stuart Hall 47, Jan 14, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 62, Priory 56, Jan 12, 2023
Boys Wrestling:
Menlo-Atherton 42, Hillsdale 15, Jan 12, 2023
Boys Basketball:
Sacred Heart Prep 52, Menlo-Atherton 51, Jan 7, 2023
Girls Basketball:
Sequoia 43, Menlo School 34, Jan 6, 2023
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo - Atherton 15, Carlmont 4, Oct 12, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo-Atherton 10, Woodside 4, Oct 11, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo-Atherton 10, Woodside 4, Oct 11, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 5, Hillsdale 4, Oct 6, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Carlmont 8, Woodside 6, Oct 4, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo Atherton 19, Aragon 1, Oct 3, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Gunn 8, Menlo-Atherton 4, Oct 1, 2022
Boys Football:
Homestead 14, Palo Alto 10, Sep 30, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Los Altos 14, Menlo-Atherton 5, Sep 30, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 8, Aragon 6, Sep 28, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Burlingame 8, Menlo- Atherton 5, Sep 28, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 18, Terra Nova 4, Sep 26, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo-Atherton 14, Carlmont 3, Sep 26, 2022

CCS-Bound Boys Soccer Falls to Santa Clara 1-0
Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 10:43 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
Paly boys varsity soccer lost 1-0 in a tough match against Santa Clara last Wednesday night. Despite creating several scoring chances, the Vikings were unable to come back from a 1-0 halftime deficit.  “It was a messy start to the game,” senior Tony Jeon said. “We still held a fighting effort in hopes of a... Read More >>
Girls Basketball overpower cross town rivals Gunn 65-39
Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 2:05 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
On February 5th, Paly girls basketball beat Gunn 65-39 in a competitive home game. This win gave the team much needed excitement and energy.  “We came out ready to play hard and had no fear holding us back. It was really fun to play with such a large crowd,” Forward Junior Caroline Mostofizadeh said. Playing... Read More >>
Boys Soccer Playoff Preview
Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 1:51 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Paly boys varsity soccer team has qualified to the CCS championship tournament with a record of eight wins, four draws, and five losses.   “This is definitely the best soccer season we have had since I joined the team,” center back Jonas Pao (‘23) said.  The team has seen huge improvement, winning 8 games this... Read More >>
Teams challenged to adapt to changing coaches
Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 10:07 am | Oracle, Gunn High School
In sports, coaches impact a team’s performance almost as much as the players themselves do. While coaching requires a lot of dedication and patience, it is an incredibly rewarding job. Unfortunately, in the last couple years, several teams at Gunn have had trouble keeping one coach continuously, switching to a new coach every couple years,... Read More >>
Palo Alto girls hold basketball future in their hands
Sunday, February 13, 2022, 4:55 pm | Palo Alto Online
The Palo Alto girls basketball team goes into Tuesday's regular season finale at Los Altos with a chance at an outright Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division title despite losing Sunday. Read More >>
Pinewood girls prepared for postseason basketball
Saturday, February 12, 2022, 5:48 pm | Palo Alto Online
Pinewood prepared for a chance to defend its Central Coast Section Open Division title with a solid effort Saturday against a good team in its regular season finale. The CCS seeding meeting is on Wednesday. Read More >>