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JV boys volleyball serves up another win for Carlmont

JV boys volleyball serves up another win for Carlmont

Natalie Doud, Scot Scoop Editor

April 21, 2019

The Scots were able to pull out a strong win in a close game against the Aragon Dons on Thursday night. The first set started out with both teams holding up long rallies to keep the score close, until Aaron Ma, a sophomore, was able to get a kill on the outside to allow Carlmont to gain a small lea...

Boys varsity volleyball falls short against the Serra Padres

Boys varsity volleyball falls short against the Serra Padres

Robyn Stein, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

At 6 p.m. on Friday, March 15, Carlmont boys varsity volleyball experienced the classic athletic blunder: a rise against all odds followed by a disappointing loss. After winning their first match, the boys lost the next three matches against the Junipero Serra Padres. The Padres are a tough team to p...

Boys varsity volleyball tames the Menlo-Atherton Bears

Boys varsity volleyball tames the Menlo-Atherton Bears

Natalie Doud, Scot Scoop Editor

March 2, 2019

The Scots dominated on Friday night in a crushing 3-0 win over the Menlo-Atherton (MA) Bears. Carlmont started off the game neck and neck with MA, but eventually created a strong lead. Ryan Tomita, a sophomore, helped the Scots increase the lead by serving several aces in a row. The Bears were able ...

Girls varsity volleyball dominates the Hillsdale Knights

Girls varsity volleyball dominates the Hillsdale Knights

Dantony Lewis, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018

After a competitive three sets, the Carlmont Scots girls varsity volleyball team came out victorious over Hillsdale Knights. This night was very important for the players, especially for the seniors, as it was the last game of the regular season that the seniors will play during their high school...

Girls varsity volleyball narrowly defeats Burlingame

Girls varsity volleyball narrowly defeats Burlingame

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018

After a tense back-and-forth throughout the five sets between the Carlmont Scots (9-5) and the Burlingame Panthers (6-8), the Scots were able to pull away with a win. "Coming into this game we knew that Burlingame had a strong defense and that we'd have to play around that by practicing our tipping...

Girls JV volleyball bounces back in thrilling win against Burlingame

Girls JV volleyball bounces back in thrilling win against Burlingame

Miles Ozorio, Scot Scoop Editor

October 19, 2018

After three close sets, Carlmont’s girls JV volleyball team upset Burlingame on Thursday night, Oct. 18. After suffering a disheartening loss to Woodside on Tuesday, Oct. 16, the Scots rallied to defeat a higher ranked Burlingame Panthers team in three nail-biting sets. Earlier in the season...

Girls varsity volleyball takes second loss to Woodside

Girls varsity volleyball takes second loss to Woodside

Audrey Luey, Scot Scoop Editor

October 17, 2018

After five nail-biting sets, the Woodside Wildcats defeated the Carlmont Scots, giving the Scots an official league record of 7-5. The Wildcats took the lead of the first set, but a double block by Tiara Testa, a senior, and Gaby Pierce, a junior, led the Scots to tie up the score 5-5. The two teams ...

Girls JV volleyball dominates Bearcats

Girls JV volleyball dominates Bearcats

Joshua Stattenfield, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

Two quick matches resulted in a 2–0 Carlmont win over San Mateo at home Oct. 12. Carlmont consistently controlled the score throughout the match. Carlmont JV girls extended their record to an even 5–5 in league, 7–5 overall, after Thursday's victory. San Mateo now drops to 0–4 in league, 4–...

Girls varsity volleyball falls to Menlo-Atherton

Girls varsity volleyball falls to Menlo-Atherton

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

After four tight matches, the Menlo-Atherton (M-A) Bears took the win over the Carlmont Scots, bringing the Scots' record to 5-4. The Bears took the first lead of the game, but a missed serve and a kill from Clara Vltavsky, a senior, brought the score to 3-2, still in favor of M-A. However, a ...

Girls freshman volleyball team beat Burlingame in two sets

Girls freshman volleyball team beat Burlingame in two sets

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

“One, two, three, four! Everybody hit the floor!” A flurry of hands smack the ground. Then, the Carlmont girls’ freshman volleyball team all clap and cheer, “Ace!" In volleyball, an ace is a type of serve, and Carlmont had a lot of them in their game against Burlingame High School. On Sept. 26, Carlmont came out victoriou...

Girls varsity volleyball sweeps Panthers

Girls varsity volleyball sweeps Panthers

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

Three matches were all it took for the girls' varsity volleyball team to take the win against the Burlingame Panthers, advancing their record to 4-3. The Panthers took the first lead of the game, but the Scots immediately fired back and closed the gap making the score 2-2. Carlmont struggled to make a...

Girls freshman volleyball team goes to three sets against Woodside

Girls freshman volleyball team goes to three sets against Woodside

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

Energy — it determines how much a team is willing to win or lose. For Carlmont's girls freshman volleyball team, their energy fell in the second set against Woodside on Sept. 20. Carlmont wiped out Woodside in the first set with a score of 25-15. During the second set, Carlmont lost their momentum, and it resulted in a score of 21-25. After, however,...

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