Varsity Girls Soccer

Palo Alto 2, Mountain View 0

Date of competition: Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Correct this score or report an objectionable comment

Comments: 1

Palo Alto defeated Mt. View for the first time since 2007 on Tuesday afternoon at Palo Alto's El Camino Field. The win moved Palo Alto into a tie for first place with Mt. View in the De Anza division of SCVAL. The two teams played a very even first half with very few opportunities for either team. Mt. View had 3 corners to none for Palo Alto in the first half. Mt. View applied pressure early and took several shots after their first corner that were blocked by the Palo Alto defense. On a Palo Alto free kick the Mt. View keeper, Natalie Brehaut, smothered the ball just ahead of a Palo Alto player. In the second half Palo Alto started well. Nika Woodfill beat a defender and keeper, who had come out, to a long kick off. Nika's cross was just put out by the Mt. View defense before Emily Tomz got to the ball giving Paly their first corner. Mt. View created a few scrambling efforts by the Palo Alto back line with balls over the top. Mt. View's pressure resulted in a free kick in the 52nd minute from about 20 yards out. The ball was struck well and seemed to be heading inside the far post but Dhara Yu got a hand to the ball and pushed it wide. Palo Alto continued to play the ball on the ground to feet. In the 62nd minute Paly worked the ball across the top of the box with a series of one touch passes; Alison Lu found Ansley Queen who with one touch slotted the ball through for Tess Preising to run onto and Tess buried the ball in the far corner of the net for a 1-0 Paly lead. Mt. View immediately began pushing numbers forward but Paly stayed strong on defense. In the 71st minute after breaking up a Mt. View attack Palo Alto cleared the ball to the feet of Emily Tomz, who then turned and played Tess Preising through on goal. The Mt. View keeper came out, dove for the ball. However, Tess made the keeper miss, rounded the prone keeper and put the ball into the goal for a 2-0 Palo Alto lead. Palo Alto saw out the match for the victory.

posted by Robert Bell, parent on Jan 20, 2015 at 10:50 pm

Comments: 6

1
2
Final
Mountain View
0
0
0
Palo Alto
0
2
2
Visitor scoring: (last name, goals)
Home scoring: (last name, goals) Preising(Lu, Queen) Preising(Tomz)
Records: Palo Alto: 9-1-0 (3-1-0) Mt. View: 9-3-0 (3-1-0)
Notes on game:

Report Objectionable Comment or Incorrect Information.

posted by Robert Bell, parent on Jan 21, 2015 at 10:11 am
 
Final

Report Objectionable Comment or Incorrect Information.

posted by 1 on Jan 22, 2015 at 11:37 am
 
Final

Report Objectionable Comment or Incorrect Information.

posted by 1 on Aug 11, 2015 at 7:35 am
 
Final

Report Objectionable Comment or Incorrect Information.

posted by 1 on Sep 5, 2015 at 9:10 pm
 
Final

Report Objectionable Comment or Incorrect Information.

posted by 1 on Apr 10, 2016 at 6:35 pm
 
Report Objectionable Comment or Incorrect Information.

posted by Palo Alto Online on Jan 21, 2015 at 11:45 am

Palo Alto's Alison Lu controls play with her head during Tuesday's win over Mountain View. Photo by Al Chang.

Palo Alto's Jacey Pederson (in white) has a leg up on a Mountain View defender during Tuesday's 2-0 victory. Photo by Al Chang.

Palo Alto's Emily Tomz (10) assisted on the Vikings' second goal. Photo by Al Chang.
 
Add your own comment or photos

* Required!

Game comments, highlights or stats
Who you are *
Name *
E-mail address *
Allow people to contact me about photos Yes No
By checking this box "yes", anyone interested in contacting you to obtain a copy of your photo will be able to send you an e-mail inquiry. They will not, however, see your e-mail address.
YouTube Video Link
Video Help Using YouTube to add video...
To add videos to our site, follow these steps:
  1. Upload your video (maximum of about four minutes) to a YouTube account. If you don't already have a YouTube account, create one for yourself by following the easy directions on the YouTube web site.
  2. Once you have uploaded your video to YouTube, write down or copy/paste the URL web link for your video and enter it on to the Embarcadero Publishing video posting form. Do not use the "Embed" code.
  3. Your video will then be available for viewing under that particular game report and on the team page (if one exists.)
  4. Videos featured on the sports home page are controlled by Palo Alto Online and are selected from among the videos posted by players, parents and coaches.
  5. If you have problems, please contact us at [email protected].
Video Caption
Please include the names of the people featured in the video, if known.
Use the button below to browse your computer for the photos you'd like to include in this post.
Please only use normal characters in your file name. Photos must be JPEGs.
Photo 1:
Photo 1 Caption:
Photo 2:
Photo 2 Caption:
Photo 3:
Photo 3 Caption:
Photo 4:
Photo 4 Caption:
Photo 5:
Photo 5 Caption:
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.
*
Verification Code:   

Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from Palo Alto Online sent to your inbox in the Express newsletter.