Varsity Girls Soccer

Los Altos 1, Palo Alto 0

Date of competition: Friday, December 14, 2007

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A tightly contested and emotional game was played as Paly wanted a second win over Los Altos this season and Los Altos was determined to turn things around, after losing its first league game to Mountain View, 3-2. The lone goal came roughly 70 minutes into the game. Los Altos was awarded a corner kick. Emily Langston took the kick and the ball found the top of Halli Keenan's head before arcing into the net, surprising Paly's freshman goalie Alex Kershner. Kershner may have been surprised by the game-winning goal, but she was clearly the Paly team's "rockstar" as she made 12 spectacular saves throughout the game, 4 of which were direct kicks beautifully shot toward the top of the net, requiring every inch of her height and arm-length to stop. Kershner had loads of help from defenders Sydney Lundgren (jr), Claire Skrabutenas (soph), Caitlin Watson (jr) and Elizabeth Petit (jr).

posted by Renate Steiner, parent on Dec 14, 2007 at 7:14 pm

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Palo Alto's loss to Los Altos was the Vikings' first of the season following nine straight victories. Paly is now 1-1 in the SCVAL De Anza Division and 9-1 overall. Los Altos, which was beaten by Mountain View on Wednesday, also is 1-1 in league play.
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posted by keith peters on Dec 14, 2007 at 7:49 pm
 
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posted by keith peters on Dec 15, 2007 at 10:28 am

Palo Alto sophomore Kelly Jenks (left) couldn't get a foot on this cross in the first half and missed on a potential goal. The Vikings ended up losing to host Los Altos, 1-0, in SCVAL De Anza Division action Friday to end a nine-game winning streak. Photo by Keith Peters/Palo Alto Online.

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posted by Joe Duller, parent on Dec 15, 2007 at 2:40 pm

Save by Paly's Keeper Alex Kershner

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Great Grab by Paly's Keeper Alex Kershner

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  Undefeated Palo Alto High girls varsity soccer fell 0-1 to rival Los Altos in their only loss this season. This hard fought match was a stalemate until the waning minutes of the second half. Los Altos broke the deadlock with a goal off a corner kick. Paly tried to score an equalizer but time ran out.
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posted by Gary Skrabutenas, parent on Dec 30, 2007 at 8:37 pm

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posted by Renate Steiner, parent on Jan 4, 2008 at 2:23 pm

Paly's GK Alex Kershner goes up with perfect form ... Photo by Joe Duller

... and comes down with the ball snatched from the thin air. Photo by Joe Duller

Paly's #6 Sammi Bengston goes foot-to-foot with LA's #6 Emily Langston. Photo by Joe Duller

Paly's Sydney Lundgren had a great game on defense virtually shutting down LA's senior scorer Emily Langston. Photo by Joe Duller

Paly's Elizabeth Petit uses her height to get an advantage on the ball. Photo by Joe Duller
 
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