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The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Senior Tate Jun springs into the air at the beginning of the game to fight for the jump ball.

Boys Basketball falls to Saratoga High School 53-47

Shannon Yu and Yixuan (Joyce) Li February 13, 2024

Varsity Boys Basketball fell to Saratoga High School on Thursday, Feb. 9. With SHS taking the first seven points of the game — mainly due to multiple layups from SHS senior Brooks Overton — MVHS struggled...

Senior and striker Arnav Mahadev kicks the ball past an opponent.

Boys Soccer loses against Homestead High School 2-1

Ethan Kellogg, Staff Writer February 12, 2024

On Friday, Feb. 10, Varsity Boys Soccer lost 2-1 to Homestead High School. HHS quickly secured a goal near the beginning of the game, but the Matadors responded with a goal of their own later in the first...

Senior and captain Carolyn Ruan passes the ball past an HHS defender to a teammate.

Girls Basketball beats Homestead High School 68-39 in an away game

Daphne Huang January 24, 2024
Matadors dominate the game throughout all four quarters
Junior and shooting guard Clara Fan attempts a fastbreak layup with two LHS opponents close behind her.

Varsity Girls Basketball defeats Lynbrook High School 52-45

Crystal Cheng and Dahlia Schilling January 20, 2024

Varsity Girls Basketball won against Lynbrook High School 52-45 on Wednesday, Jan. 17 in its fourth league game of the season. The team started off with a lead of 11-6 in the first quarter and ended halftime...

Senior Jake Nakamura blocks an opposing player’s attempt to score points.

Boys Basketball beats Lynbrook High School 52-42

Ethan Kellogg, Staff Writer January 19, 2024

On Tuesday, Jan. 17, Varsity Boys Basketball won 52-42 against Lynbrook High School. The game started with MVHS gaining a 10-point lead with a score of 17-7 in the first quarter. LHS started to catch up...

Freshman and guard Allie Rummelhoff attempts to pass to her teammates.

Varsity Girls Basketball loses to Evergreen High School 65-55

Arushi Singh, Arshiya Sen, and Trisha Sannappanavar January 17, 2024

Varsity Girls Basketball lost 65-55 against Evergreen Valley High School on Saturday, Jan. 13. Both teams started strong with MVHS scoring nine points and EVHS scoring 14 in the first quarter. The Matadors...

Sophomore and shooting guard Alex Tashjian dribbles before a pass.

Boys Basketball falls to Cupertino High School 50-22

Shannon Yu January 13, 2024

Varsity Boys Basketball lost to Cupertino High School 50-22 on Thursday, Jan. 11. MVHS fell behind 8-3 in the first quarter after CHS broke through MVHS’ defense multiple times with consecutive layups....

Senior and shooting guard Ruchir Banerjee defends an opponent in the paint.

Boys Basketball narrowly falls to Leland High School 58-50

Manas Kottakota and Sagnik Nag Chowdhury December 16, 2023

Varsity Boys Basketball fell to Leland High School 58-50 on Thursday, Dec. 14. MVHS started off strong, ending the first quarter 14-10. However, LHS went on a short run in the second quarter, ending the...

Senior Pranai Raina keeps up with an opposing player.

Varsity Boys Soccer defeats Evergreen High School 5-1

Aaryan Sharma, Pranati Kotamraju, and Arshiya Sen December 14, 2023

Varsity Boys Soccer defeated Evergreen High School 5-1 on Wednesday, Dec. 11 in its last game before leagues. The game started slow, with both teams struggling to score due to the constant back and forth...

Junior and outside back Erin Handlesman arches her leg back to take a powerful shot at the soccer ball downfield.

Girls Soccer ties The King’s Academy 0-0

Daphne Huang, Liz Liu, and Stella Petzova December 2, 2023

Varsity Girls Soccer tied with The King’s Academy 0-0 on Thursday, Nov. 30, in its first tournament of the season. MVHS and TKA went back and forth, neither team giving the other an opportunity to take...

Sophomore and forward Sean Foo defends an opponent.

Boys Basketball falls to The King’s Academy 58-42

Manas Kottakota and Sagnik Nag Chowdhury November 18, 2023

Varsity Boys Basketball fell to The King’s Academy 58-42 during its sportsmanship game on Thursday, Nov. 16. While MVHS and TKA were initially neck and neck, ending the first quarter 11-11, TKA eventually...

Junior Samantha Tong (left) and sophomore Chloe Chen (right) block an incoming spike from LGHS.

Girls Volleyball falls to Los Gatos High School 3-2

Ananya Chaudhary, Dahlia Schilling, and Giljoon Lee October 27, 2023

In an intense match, Varsity Girls Volleyball faced Los Gatos High School, ultimately succumbing to LGHS 3-2 on Tuesday, Oct. 24. MVHS had a rocky start as LGHS won the first two sets, scoring 25-21 and...

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