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Monday, January 24, 2022

Sacred Heart Prep boys basketball team reaches 1,000 points

Sacred Heart Prep boys basketball, Palo Alto girls basketball, Mountain View girls basketball and Sacred Heart Prep boys soccer are trending in local high school sports from Monday.

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Sunday, January 23, 2022

Palo Alto wrestler looks at his sport as an art form

Palo Alto senior Cade Creighton has spent most of his wrestling life in the company of the country's top coaches and players, including his father, Braumon, who was a two-time NCAA Division II champion.

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Palo Alto, Menlo-Atherton girls reach title bout at MidCals

Paly's Elle Jauregui and Menlo-Atherton's Alexia Bensoussan reached the championship match of their respective divisions Saturday at the MidCals wrestling tournament in Gilroy. On the boys side, PA's Cade Creighton was third at 182.

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Saturday, January 22, 2022

29-point fourth quarter leads Pinewood girls to victory

The Pinewood, St. Francis and Gunn girls basketball teams all won on Saturday. Pinewood beat Monte Vista of Danville 66-61, St. Francis topped Presentation 56-23 and Gunn downed Carmel 56-50.

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Gunn boys dismantle El Camino Division basketball leader

Sam Mulkey and Ethan Cheng stepped up and scored 14 points apiece to lead the Gunn boys basketball team to a surprising 55-37 victory over previously undefeated Saratoga in a SCVAL El Camino Division contest Friday.

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Los Altos boys gain a soccer win at Palo Alto

Ata Sen, David Raya and Arya Hatami each scored in Los Altos' 3-2 Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division boys soccer victory over Palo Alto on Friday night. Mountain View played Santa Clara played to a scoreless tie.

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A return to form gives SHP girls the look of a winner

Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo each won West Bay Athletic League girls soccer matches on Friday while Mountain View and Gunn each won SCVAL De Anza Division matches to set up a match at Mountain View on Wednesday.

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Friday, January 21, 2022

Menlo student-athletes sign to play in college

Greg Hilderbrand, who committed to play water polo at UC Santa Barbara, is among the 15 latest Menlo School student-athletes who have committed to play at the college level. Find out who else signed.

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Sequoia, Woodside girls win to set up soccer showdown

The Woodside girls soccer team remained undefeated on the season, beating host Burlingame 2-0 in a Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division contest on Thursday.

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Menlo, SHP boys grab WBAL basketball victories

Lucas Vogel hit a key 3-pointer in the final minute of play to help Menlo School rally to a 48-46 victory at Priory in a West Bay Athletic League boys basketball contest Thursday night.

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

Hot start, hot finish help M-A boys basketball win

Jalen Williams scored nine of his game-high 19 points in the fourth quarter in helping Menlo-Atherton fend off visiting Aragon 50-43 in a Peninsula Athletic League South Division contest Wednesday night.

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Former Palo Alto resident becomes a two-time Winter Olympian

Vincent Zhou is one of the veterans now, named to his second U.S. Olympics, this time in Beijing. Four years ago, he found success as a teenage sensation in figure skating at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Big soccer day sees plenty of victories for locals

St. Francis boys soccer had plenty of scoring opportunities in a 1-0 West Catholic Athletic League loss to Valley Christian. Gunn, Los Altos, Sequoia, Menlo and SHP all recorded victories.

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Palo Alto girls basketball wins ninth straight

Kaella Peters scored 15 points in helping Palo Alto win its ninth straight girls' basketball game, beating Homestead in a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division contest Wednesday.

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Late dramatics propel Mtn. View to rivalry win over Los Altos

Joe Brown hit a 3-pointer with 21 seconds remaining to lift Mountain View past Los Altos 48-47 in a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League boys basketball contest on Tuesday.

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Long-range goals no problem for Pinewood girls

Elle Ladine scored 23 points and grabbed 26 rebounds in helping the Pinewood girls basketball team beat The King's Academy 88-34 in a West Bay Athletic League contest on Tuesday. Menlo beat Priory in another league game.

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Second-half rally gives SHP boys basketball a WBAL win

Aidan Braccia scored 19 points to help Sacred Heart Prep boys basketball rally past Priory 47-44 in Tuesday's West Bay Athletic League contest. Menlo won over Crystal Springs Uplands 65-45.

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Castilleja senior ready for her international skiing debut

Castilleja senior Madison Ringham qualified for the Freeride Junior World Championships in Austria, where she will compete along with 15 others in the skiing competition with back country features.

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Menlo girls basketball wins at MLK Showcase

Senior Shannon Li scored 19 points in helping the Menlo School girls basketball team beat Westmoor 66-34 as part of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Showcase at Terra Nova on Monday. Gunn and St. Francis also won.

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Sunday, January 16, 2022

Mountain View gains two individual wrestling titles

Senior wrestlers Darren Nhieu and Jack Hecht each won individual titles in helping Mountain View finish fourth in Saturday's Jim Root Invitational at Prospect High.

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Saturday, January 15, 2022

SHP boys basketball team beats host Half Moon Bay

Aidan Braccia scored 18 points and Kevin Carney added 16 as Sacred Heart Prep beat the Peninsula Athletic League North Division leader Half Moon Bay 55-40 in a non-league contest Saturday.

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Trip to Arizona helps M-A boys basketball turn things around

Since returning from a trip to Arizona over the winter break, Menlo-Atherton High boys basketball has won three in a row and is doing it with unselfish play and devotion to defense, keeping all three opponents in the 30s.

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Friday, January 14, 2022

Second half push leads to Los Altos boys basketball win

Jake Skaggs scored 30 points and the Los Altos boys basketball team downed visiting Cupertino 58-44 in a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division contest Friday night.

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Menlo grad Price's Olympic journey remains ongoing

Maddy Price reached the pinnacle of her sport when she was named to the Canadian Track and Field Olympic team this past summer. To get there, she endured injury, personal setbacks and a failure to make the 2016 Olympic team.

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PAL, SCVAL football merger becomes a reality

The merger of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League and the Peninsula Athletic League for football has been agreed upon and will take place in the fall of 2022.

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Priory takes down Harker in WBAL boys basketball

Tayo Sobomehin scored 20 points, which included six 3-pointers, and the Priory boys basketball team won its West Bay Athletic League road game 71-55 at Harker on Thursday.

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Thursday, January 13, 2022

Smith retiring as athletic director, football coach at Mountain View

Mountain View football coach and athletic director Shelley Smith is retiring. He spent the last nine years at Mountain View after coaching at Saratoga.

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It's a complete effort in Gunn girls soccer league win

Emersen Sweeney scored twice and Julia Dellenbach came up big as goalkeeper in helping Gunn beat Los Altos 3-1 in a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League girls soccer match on Wednesday night.

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Short-handed Pinewood gets past Priory in WBAL girls hoops

Elle Ladine, committed to the University of Washington, scored 19 points and had 14 rebounds to lead Pinewood past Priory in a West Bay Athletic League contest on Wednesday night in Portola Valley.

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Menlo, SHP, Priory boys all win in WBAL basketball

Lucas Vogel made seven 3-pointers en route to 31 points as Menlo School finally got the chance to play its West Bay Athletic League boys basketball opener, beating host Harker 90-44 on Tuesday night.

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