Peninsula Prep Sports

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Cross country to head to states after CCS meet
Saturday, November 19, 2022, 6:24 pm | Oracle, Mountain View High School
Cross country put on a strong performance at CCS finals last week, qualifying the girls varsity team and runners senior Evan Markelz and junior Nathan Morris for state championships.  The girls varsity team placed second overall, led by senior Kate Stone, who placed sixth. Markelz and Morris placed first and eighth, respectively, with Markelz being... Read More >>
Girls Basketball Season Preview
Saturday, November 19, 2022, 12:44 am | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Paly girls basketball team has spent all summer and fall practicing intensely for the upcoming season, where they look to continue their recent success as a team. Last year, the team had an excellent season, finishing with an 11-1 league record. This earned them the DeAnza League championship as well as – for the... Read More >>
Paly football beats Seaside 34-6
Saturday, November 19, 2022, 12:41 am | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The Paly football team beat Seaside 34-6 at Palo Alto High School on Friday night in the Division V CCS semifinals.  Paly executed at a high level both offensively and defensively right from the start, allowing Paly to capture a 13-0 advantage going into halftime. Linebacker Luke Young (‘23) flew all over the field with... Read More >>
Scoreboard

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
Boys Football:
Menlo 18, Palo Alto 0, Sep 24, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 7, Menlo-Atherton 5, Sep 22, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Gunn 10, Palo Alto 7, Sep 22, 2022
Girls Volleyball:
Los Gatos 3, Palo Alto 1, Sep 22, 2022
Girls Golf:
Monte Vista 208, Palo Alto 239, Sep 21, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Hillsdale 9, Woodside 6, Sep 20, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Palo Alto 11, Lynbrook 3, Sep 20, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 17, Lynbrook 3, Sep 20, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 17, Lynbrook 3, Sep 20, 2022
Boys Football:
Freedom (Oakley, CA) 38, Menlo School 14, Sep 16, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 12, Los Altos 9, Sep 15, 2022
Girls Volleyball:
Palo Alto 3, Gunn 2, Sep 15, 2022

Boys Basketball Season Preview
Friday, November 18, 2022, 2:52 pm | Viking, Palo Alto High School
The boys basketball team went 10-2 in league wins in the 21-22 season last year, and are hoping to take the win in their first league game against Gunn on December 16.  Senior captain Jackson Martin explains how this game will set the foundation for the upcoming season.  “In terms of the Gunn game, they... Read More >>
Girls volleyball combats season’s challenges
Friday, November 18, 2022, 11:37 am | Campanile, Palo Alto High School
Coach Chris Crader said the girls volleyball team has faced many ups and downs this season, including illness and injury that has made it difficult for the team to get into a great rhythm or maintain continuity during practices and games. “Some of our best players are missing out on the season because they are working with doctors to figure out when they will be healthy enough to return to action, but it probably won’t be until very late in... Read More >>
Spend, spend, spend: how the Giants can get back to winning
Thursday, November 17, 2022, 4:28 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Landon Kim (’25) | November 18, 2022 The 2021 San Francisco Giants were one of the best teams in both franchise and Major League Baseball history. The 107-win team was balanced... Read More >>
Women’s sports are ready to be seen
Thursday, November 17, 2022, 4:26 pm | Lancer, St. Francis High School
by Keira Schultz (’26) | November 18, 2022 “This is an important step towards closing the media coverage gap for female athletes, for women’s sports” – Angela Ruggiero, CEO of Sports Innovation... Read More >>
Football Passes King’s Academy, Will Head to Live Oak for CCS Div. III Semifinals
Thursday, November 17, 2022, 2:57 pm | Coat of Arms, Menlo School
The varsity football team began their Central Coast Section Division III playoff run with a 37-20 victory over The King’s Academy on Saturday, Nov. 12th at home on Cartan Field. The team will go on to face Live Oak High School in an away semifinal game this Friday. Despite the decisive victory, the Menlo Knights... Read More >>
Sophia Kurisu on how to love the game
Thursday, November 17, 2022, 1:26 pm | Talon, Los Altos High School
It started like a bad joke: What does an airport bomb threat, missing a layover in France and eating canned fish for dinner have in common? Los Altos High School soccer player and junior Sophia Kurisu might know the answer. Before Sophia arrived in Sweden with the NorCal Premier team for the Gothia Cup, the... Read More >>