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Scots swim their way to success

Scots swim their way to success

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

May 19, 2019

The Championship Sweep Streak Before the announcer could even finish reporting the final results, the sound of the microphone was drowned out by the shrill screams of the Carlmont Scots. With a lead of 343 points, it was already clear that JV girls had won the PAL championships. As the cheers dimmed, the announcer tried again to finish, this time with a determination. “...

Varsity baseball takes a win against Terra Nova for the seniors

Varsity baseball takes a win against Terra Nova for the seniors

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

On Wednesday, May 8 the Carlmont varsity baseball team defeated the Terra Nova Tigers, also celebrating the Scots' 11 seniors. The season has seen the Scots bring in 9 league wins and four league losses, putting them at second place in league, just behind Menlo School. The win on Wednesday sec...

JV softball ends the season with a bang

JV softball ends the season with a bang

Natalie Doud, Staff Writer

May 12, 2019

The Scots added another win to their record, becoming undefeated in league after beating the Hillsdale Knights on Thursday afternoon. Carlmont started out strong in the first inning, getting in a run right at the beginning off of an RBI single from Dana Knoble, a sophomore. The top of the first inning...

Athletes break records at PAL track finals

Athletes break records at PAL track finals

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

As the school year comes to a close, Carlmont track athletes deliver new records and personal bests. Student athletes broke records at the PAL frosh-soph track championships on Saturday, April 27 at Terra Nova High School. There, freshman Dylan Murphy broke two of Carlmont’s freshman track records...

Varsity baseball defeats the Sacred Heart Prep Gators

Varsity baseball defeats the Sacred Heart Prep Gators

Robyn Stein, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019

On the warm afternoon of Friday, May 3, the Carlmont Scots beat the Sacred Heart Prep Gators with a score of 15-5. “They played great today. The bats were working, the defense was working, Aiden [Woodring] the left-handed pitcher did well for five innings, and we shut them down,” said Jesús “Jesse” Velez, a coach. The first thre...

Last home game for varsity boys lacrosse ends in defeat

Last home game for varsity boys lacrosse ends in defeat

Aaron Penn, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019

On April 30, the Carlmont varsity boys lacrosse team suffered an 18-8 loss at the hands of their opponent, the Palo Alto High School Vikings. Throughout the game, the Scots were able to keep the ball moving and successfully score. But despite their efforts, the Scots' defense was unable to stop the...

Scots suffer gut-wrenching overtime loss

Scots suffer gut-wrenching overtime loss

Zain Patel, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

A high-octane offensive battle ended with a disappointing result for the JV boys lacrosse team as they fell to top-seeded Palo Alto High School 10-9 from a golden goal in overtime. Arguably their best-played game of the season, the Scots played with an intensity that was seemed to be missing all season...

Carlmont JV softball loses to the Lancers

Carlmont JV softball loses to the Lancers

Nyah Dompier-Norrbom, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

The Carlmont Scots played the Saint Francis Lancers on Tuesday, April 30, which ended with the Scots suffering an unfortunate loss. These two teams had already faced each other twice this season; the Lancers came out on top for the first game, but the Scots came back and won the second game. This m...

Wrestling team recruits for their next season

Wrestling team recruits for their next season

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

Whether it's painting, singing, running, or swimming, Carlmont students participate in a plethora of extracurriculars. In fact, many students take part in multiple extracurriculars at the same time. Sophomore Zane Rodriguez is one of these students: he is a three-sport athlete involved in Carlmont’...

JV softball gains 8-2 victory in the seventh inning

JV softball gains 8-2 victory in the seventh inning

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

After a rocky start, Carlmont’s JV softball team came from behind and swept an 8-2 victory over the Aragon Dons. The game started off slow for the Scots as a lack of communication and energy cost them two runs. Runs by sophomores Gabby Lee and Keyanna Blos allowed Carlmont to finish the first inning with a tie, but it took the Sco...

JV boys volleyball serves up another win for Carlmont

JV boys volleyball serves up another win for Carlmont

Natalie Doud, Staff Writer

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...

Scots swim past Burlingame with eyes set on PAL finals

Scots swim past Burlingame with eyes set on PAL finals

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

April 20, 2019

The Carlmont swim teams completed the four-way sweep of Burlingame High School in their final meet before Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) qualifiers. On Senior Day, the Scots swam hard and fast, with boys varsity winning 105-63 and girls varsity winning 139-31, while the JV boys and girls won 125-85 an...

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