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Scot Scoop News

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

Benjamin Brown

Benjamin Brown, Staff Writer

Benjamin Brown (Class of 2026) is a sophomore at Carlmont High School and a Staff Writer for Scot Scoop. He is excited to go to football, baseball, and soccer games for the Scot Scoop sports profile. He is a part of the varsity golf team at Carlmont, and in his free time, he competes competitively in the Rubiks Cube, plays violin, and studies for classes.

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Carlmont athletes play their sports with full intensity. The 2023-2024 teams have had one of their most successful years to date, with dozens of teams ending up in first or second place in their respected leagues. The Scots look to play even better next season and achieve even better results.

A year with the Scots

Gregoire Scherrer and Benjamin Brown May 17, 2024

Carlmont High School's 2023-2024 athletic season is nearing its end. With more than a dozen sports spread across all three seasons, the Scots have obtained excellent results this year. From fall to spring,...

Seniors Kevin Tomita and Devin Engberg jump to block a spike from the Panthers. They blocked the shot and were able to score a point. Many of the Scots players are very tall and athletic, which has helped their team achieve success throughout the season.

Scots defeat Panthers in home game blowout

Gregoire Scherrer and Benjamin Brown April 21, 2024

Carlmont’s varsity boys volleyball team defeated the Burlingame Panthers with a score of 3-0 at Carlmont High School on Friday, April 19. The Scots dominated throughout the game, taking back first place...

Jackson Mao, a sophomore, jumps up for a drop shot against his opponent. Mao capitalized on the drop shot, throwing off the opponent and increasing the lead in the second set. Mao, who battled through injury all game, played resilient despite not meeting his play standards. Despite his frustrations, Mao defeated his opponent 2-0. Even with my injury, I know that I need to continue to work on my game to elevate it to the next level, Mao said.

Scots dominate Bears in season matchup

Benjamin Brown, Staff Writer April 4, 2024

Carlmont's coed varsity badminton team defeated Menlo-Atherton High School 29-1 at Carlmont High School on Tuesday, April 4. The Scots, who are now 8-0 on the season, beat the Bears with ease. "Carlmont...

Carlmont junior Nico Cruz warms up his serves before the beginning of the match. Cruz made great plays along the baseline during the game and capitalized on easy points. We tend to bring a lot of energy onto the courts, and it shows when we win, Cruz said.

Scots ace Wildcats in league match

Benjamin Brown, Staff Writer March 9, 2024

Carlmont's varsity boys tennis defeated the Woodside Wildcats with a score of 5-2 at Carlmont High School on Thursday, March 7. The Scots played fast and displayed some of their best athleticism of the...

Carlmont sophomore Ryan Weiss goes in for a layup late in the fourth quarter. Weiss made the layup extending the lead for Carlmont. His teammates celebrated from behind. When we celebrate on the bench, the games are more fun, said Izzy Han, a freshman at Carlmont.

Scots dominate Knights in season finale

Benjamin Brown, Staff Writer February 12, 2024

Carlmont's JV boys basketball team defeated the Hillsdale Knights with a score of 47-22 at Carlmont High School on Friday, Feb. 9. The Scots kept their poise and dominated the Knights from the opening...

Sophomore Andrew Abboud fights for a rebound off of a free throw attempt. The free throw was missed, leaving the Cougars a fast break to score a layup. The Scots quickly came right back up the floor and made a layup of their own.

Scots rebound win from Cougars

Benjamin Brown, Staff Writer January 19, 2024

Carlmont's JV boys basketball team defeated Half Moon Bay High School 48-38 on Jan. 17. The Scots used a high level of defense, slowing down the Cougars offensive attack. In a preseason match against...

An incoming defender forces Carlmont goalie Colin Edwards to kick the ball up the field. Edwards is a junior and one of the captains of the JV team. He not only shows composure in his position but also in his leadership.

Scots shut out Knights in preseason matchup

Benjamin Brown, Staff Writer December 1, 2023

Carlmont's JV boys soccer team defeated Menlo High School 2-0 in their first preseason game on Monday, Nov. 28, at Carlmont High School. The Scots showed poise and confidence as they dominated the Knights...

Freshman Kathryn Winters hits her tee shot on the 10th hole. All competitors started on the 10th hole, which was unusual since many start on the first hole of the course. Winters shot a 99, finishing fifth on the team.

Scots swing short of championship

Benjamin Brown, Staff Writer November 4, 2023

Carlmont's girls varsity golf team shot a team score of 469 in the Central Coast Section (CCS) Championships on Tuesday, Oct. 31 at Laguna Seca Golf Ranch.  Last season, the Scots finished last in...

As the round closes, Ellie Molholm finishes her round with a long putt on the ninth hole. Molholm finished her round plus-nine over par, rounding out to a 44 and ending her second-best on the team. Molholms putt came up a little short. She then tapped in for par to finish her round.

Scots tee up success, one swing at a time

Benjamin Brown, Staff Writer October 6, 2023

Carlmont's varsity girls golf team remained undefeated after beating San Mateo 227-299 in a match Wednesday afternoon at Poplar Creek Golf Course. The course presented some tough challenges, but the Scots...

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