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Boys Tennis: team earns a clean victory against Los Gatos HS

Boys Tennis: team earns a clean victory against Los Gatos HS

Emily Xia

March 20, 2018


Filed under Boys Tennis, Game Reviews, SPORTS

Additional reporting by Roshan Fernandez and Jasmine Lee [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he boys varsity tennis team was calm as they prepared for their second home game of the season, drinking sips of water and making small talk before the game began. The Matadors expected to win as they prepared for the...

Boys tennis: Matadors dominate Gunn HS in first home game

Boys tennis: Matadors dominate Gunn HS in first home game

Roshan Fernandez

March 5, 2018


Filed under Boys Tennis, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Spring Sports

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Matadors appeared to be in good spirits as they warmed up for their game against Gunn HS, with sophomore Evan Yu joking about the fact that he had to borrow shoes from a teammate because he left his at home. The boys tennis team returned for their first home game of the year after ...

Photo gallery: Boys tennis sweeps Menlo-Atherton HS and Los Gatos HS

Photo gallery: Boys tennis sweeps Menlo-Atherton HS and Los Gatos HS

Mingjie Zhong

March 29, 2017


Filed under Boys Tennis, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Sunny and clear afternoon weather on March 15 and 16 found the Matadors triumphantly defending their home court, despite missing key players in both competitions. No. 1 singles player senior Aditya Prabhakar found himself absent against both Menlo-Atherton HS and Los Gatos HS due to an injured wrist....

Boys tennis: Team edges out Homestead HS 4-3

Boys tennis: Team edges out Homestead HS 4-3

Mingjie Zhong

March 10, 2017


Filed under Boys Tennis, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Spring Sports

[su_dropcap style="flat" size="5"]F[/su_dropcap]reshman Evan Yu trudges back towards the sixth court to continue his game with doubles partner junior Kevin Tan. Along the way, he stops by the fence — where his older sister senior Emilie Yu stands, watching the match. “[I’m] playing the wors...

Boys tennis: Matadors pummel Los Gatos HS in first round of CCS

Boys tennis: Matadors pummel Los Gatos HS in first round of CCS

Karen Ma

May 19, 2016


Filed under Boys Tennis, SPORTS, Spring Sports

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t was May 9, day one of their CCS team tournament. One senior, one junior and eight sophomores played for the varsity boys’ tennis team and competed in seven events — four singles and three doubles entries against Los Gatos HS. Out of them, six emerged victorious, the remaini...

Boys tennis: Victorious doubles but unsuccessful singles lead to 5-2 defeat against Homestead HS

Boys tennis: Victorious doubles but unsuccessful singles lead to 5-2 defeat against Homestead HS

Akshara Majjiga

April 19, 2016


Filed under Boys Tennis, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Co-reported by Akshara Majjiga and Karen Ma [dropcap]C[/dropcap]oming into their game on Tuesday, April 5, the Matadors were first in their league. Seven matches later, however, Homestead HS was able to dethrone them at home with a score of 5-2. Since the Matadors’ No. 1 player in singles, senior Amit Batta, was away for a competi...

Boys tennis: Team looks to freshman potential to take CCS

Boys tennis: Team looks to freshman potential to take CCS

Brian Fan

April 6, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

It was 3:30 in the afternoon and the sun was roasting hot. The scene may look casual to an outsider, but the relaxed hang out on the tennis courts concealed something intense — the players’ strong determination to dominate CCS this year. The team had a rough time in CCS last year. The tou...

Boys Tennis: Matadors defeat Sacred Heart High School 5-2

Boys Tennis: Matadors defeat Sacred Heart High School 5-2

Pranav Parthasarathy

April 21, 2014


Filed under Boys Tennis, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Uncategorized

[table class="table_white"]Team (Monta Vista), Team (Sacred Heart), Score Matt Cheung, Cameron Kirkpatrick, 1-6 0-6 SC Amit Batta, Justin Foster, 5-4 7-6 MV Saxon Day, Will Ratchey, 6-1 6-0 MV Aditya Prabhakar, Jack Rica, 6-0 6-0 MV Johnathan Yao and Vinay Reddy, Will Waleclea and Scott Evans,...

Golf: Top three seeds shoot two over par for first win of season

Golf: Top three seeds shoot two over par for first win of season

Daniel Tan

March 27, 2012


Filed under Boys Golf, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Spring Sports

The varsity boys golf team celebrated its first win of the season on March 15 against Lynbrook High School at Deep Cliff Golf Course, setting their league record at 1-3. Strong scoring from all members of the team led to MVHS’s win. At the end of the match, first seed freshman Lucas Harjono, second seed soph...