El Estoque

Athlete of the Month: Ashley Liu

Senior Ashley Liu dribbles past a Santa Clara defender.

Rucha Soman

February 7, 2020

After watching people who played at her elementary school and noticing her dad’s keen interest in the sport, senior Ashley Liu started playing basketball in sixth grade. At first Liu would shoot hoops during her time at  Lincoln Elementary School, later joining her sixth grade basketball team at ...

Girls Basketball: MVHS falls to Mountain View HS after struggling to maintain possessions

Senior Ashley Liu dribbles past a Mountain View HS defender.

Jai Uparkar

January 18, 2020

Lack of steady possession and inability to convert leads to eighth loss of the season with a final score of 31-52

Girls Basketball: The Matadors suffer a landslide defeat to Sequoia HS

Freshman Varshini Peddinti receives the ball and prepares to pass to the center. Photo by Vivian Jiang

Vivian Jiang and Rucha Soman

December 6, 2019

Despite having a strong start to their season, the MVHS varsity girls basketball team was defeated by Sequoia HS 45-17. Senior Daphne Lam made the first points of the game, scoring a 3-pointer shortly after the game started. Sequoia soon caught up, bringing the score 3-9. Even with a few strong offens...