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Varsity football continues winning streak against Mills

Varsity football continues winning streak against Mills

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
October 9
Filed under Sports, Top News

Despite falling behind in the first quarter, the Carlmont Scots defeated the Mills Vikings 44-42, winning their second game in two weeks. Throughout the game, the offense was a key factor in the Carlmont win. "Our offense really came through for us against Mills because our defense was having a lot of t...

JV football dazzles in a strong win against Mills

JV football dazzles in a strong win against Mills

Ryan Geronimo, Staff Writer
October 8
Filed under Sports

Although they played on an unusually scheduled day, the JV football team played as if it was just another day on the field. On Oct. 6, they routed the Mills Vikings 42-0, improving their league record to 2-0. The first play of the game resulted in a touchdown from the 20-yard line by sophomore running ...

JV volleyball continues their undefeated season

JV volleyball continues their undefeated season

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer
October 7
Filed under Sports

lWith their undefeated record and first place position at stake, the Scots successfully beat the second place Hillsdale Knights. On October 6, Carlmont JV volleyball was able to persevere and triumph now making their coveted record 7-0 in the Scots gym. "We knew that they had gotten better, so we jus...

Varsity volleyball beats rival Sequoia in a clean sweep

Varsity volleyball beats rival Sequoia in a clean sweep

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer
October 5
Filed under Sports

The gym is silent. Tension is in the air. Shoes squeaked on the gym's hardwood floor. Senior Makenna Twisselman hits the floor hard and gives a perfect pass to junior Sophie Srivastava. Srivastava sets the ball up to junior Maya McClellan who smashes it over the net winning the game for the...

Varsity football surges to a strong win over El Camino

Varsity football surges to a strong win over El Camino

Avery Adams, Staff Writer
October 1
Filed under Sports

Yet again, Carlmont Scots fell behind early. But unlike their typical pattern, on Sept. 30 they shocked the crowd, or lack thereof, by coming back and beating El Camino High School 28-6. As the Scots looked to the stands after scoring their first touchdown, the usually unavoidable student section...

Varsity improves constancy against Panthers

Varsity improves constancy against Panthers

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
September 28
Filed under Sports

The Lady Scots tightened their shoe laces and their performance pulling together a win against the Burlingame Panthers. On Sept. 27, Carlmont varsity volleyball turned their attitudes around after a hard loss to the Dons. The Scots worked together to carry out successful plays and gain a win against...

Carlmont volleyball struggles in a loss against Aragon

Carlmont volleyball struggles in a loss against Aragon

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
September 24
Filed under Sports

Carlmont varsity volleyball fell to the Aragon Dons after four sets in a match riddled with mistakes on Sept. 22. Aragon Coach Kelsey Stiles said, "We stayed together as a team even though we were missing our starting outside and our middle got a concussion during warm-ups. I think the girls made great ad...

Varsity volleyball spirits are low after loss against Bears

Varsity volleyball spirits are low after loss against Bears

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer
September 22
Filed under Sports

Coming off a first place victory at the Westmoor highschool's "Spike of Thrones Tournament", the girls' volleyball team confidently went into their match against their rival Menlo-Atherton on Tuesday. On Sept 20 the girls' volleyball team fought hard against their opponent Menlo-Atherton. Unfortunately,...

Varsity water polo suffers first loss of season

Varsity water polo suffers first loss of season

Avery Adams, Staff Writer
September 15
Filed under Sports

Despite gaining the initial lead just seconds after the starting whistle, boys varsity water polo fell 16-7 to the Menlo-Atherton Bears on Sept. 14, experiencing their first loss of the season. The Scots were able to hold off their Menlo-Atherton opponents for the first two minutes after senior ...

Varsity volleyball takes home the win against the knights

Varsity volleyball takes home the win against the knights

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
September 14
Filed under Sports

Eyes are locked in on every movement of the ball. The bleachers are quiet. Tense. Each pass is essential to who will win the close match. The players slide and dig for balls. Strong hits fly across the net. It smacks the court as Hillsdale players dive to the ground trying to save it. The Scots...

Varsity defeats Yerba Buena in their first win

Varsity defeats Yerba Buena in their first win

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
September 11
Filed under Sports, Top News

For the first time this season, the Scots did not allow their opponents to take an early lead. Instead, Carlmont varsity started strong and kept that momentum for the whole game. Four minutes into the first quarter, Junior Demarii Blanks scored a touchdown followed by a two-point conversion. Blanks dominated...

Carlmont continues their slow start on opening night

Carlmont continues their slow start on opening night

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
September 4
Filed under Sports

On Sept. 2, Carlmont varsity lost 50-28 at home to the Woodside Wildcats after a slow start that began with multiple errors, giving Woodside an early lead in the first quarter. However, Carlmont continued to build off from their strong second half with Aragon last week. The Scots were able to return...

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