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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Senior Maaz Zafar (right) gets into position with the rest of the team to run to the other side of the field and catch the ball.

Varsity Football defeats Gunn High School 22-10

Aaryan Sharma and Ananda Singh September 23, 2023

Varsity Football secured a 22-10 win against Gunn High School on Friday, Sept. 22, bringing its season record to 2-2. The game started off slowly, as neither was able to score by the end of the first quarter,...

Senior Alice Ross tries to gain possession of the ball before a LHS opponent reaches it.

Field Hockey beats Lynbrook High School 1-0

Crystal Cheng, Riya Murthy, and Lindsey Tang September 23, 2023

Varsity Girls Field Hockey beat Lynbrook High School 1-0 on Sept. 20, in its fourth league game of the season. Junior and forward Saahithi Kancherla scored the team’s only goal during the first quarter,...

Senior and wing Leo Matsumoto is defended by two WHS players as he attempts to score in the cage.

Boys Water Polo defeats Wilcox High School 13-11

Daphne Huang September 23, 2023

Varsity Boys Water Polo beat Wilcox High School 13-11 on Thursday, Sept. 21. With neither team leading by more than one point at a time, MVHS and WHS were neck and neck during the first half, each finishing...

Junior Kevin Wu attempts to block HHS’s pass.

Boys Water Polo falls 11-4 to Homestead High School

Lily Jiang and Dylan Nguyen September 22, 2023
MVHS takes its second loss, bringing its overall record to 3-2
Sophomore Monisha Preetham attempts to gain possession of the ball from an opponent.

Field Hockey wins 5-0 against Wilcox High School

Aletheia Ju and Megha Mummaneni September 13, 2023

Varsity Field Hockey won 5-0 against Wilcox High School on Monday, Sept. 11, in its first league game of the season. While the score was 0-0 by the end of the first quarter, the team quickly picked up...

Junior Sonika Wagner aims to score a goal while a CHS player attempts to block the shot. Photo by Arushi Singh

Girls Water Polo falls to Cupertino High School 5-3

Arushi Singh September 11, 2023

Varsity Girls Water Polo lost 5-3 against Cupertino High School on Tuesday, Sept. 5 in its first game of the season. Both teams started off strong in the first quarter, ending it with a tie of 2-2.  However,...

Junior Tvisha Jain dribbles past her opponent in the first quarter. Photo by Manas Kottakota

Field Hockey falls to Branham High School 5-1

Manas Kottakota and Sagnik Nag Chowdhury September 4, 2023

Varsity Field Hockey fell 5-1 to Branham High School on Thursday, Aug. 31, losing its streak of one win and one tie. Although senior Anika Shrivastava was able to score a goal in the third quarter, the...

Sophomore Nilay Srikantappa prepares to hit the ball in the third inning. Photo by Stephanie Zhang

Baseball falls to Lynbrook High School on its senior night 6-4

Stephanie Zhang May 12, 2023

Varsity Baseball lost narrowly to Lynbrook High School during its senior night game on Tuesday, May 9. Although the Matadors started out with an early lead, scoring once in the first inning and then once...

Junior and setter Henry Hu sets the ball to the middle hitter. Photo by Sagnik Nag Chowdhury

Boys Volleyball falls to The Harker School 3-0 on its senior night

Matadors narrowly lost two final sets 22-25 and 23-25
Junior Myles Vongnakhone and senior Lance Fuchia laugh as Fuchia receives his senior speech.

Badminton secures a 20-10 win over Wilcox High School on its senior night

Anna Jerolimov and Kalyani Puthenpurayil April 17, 2023

Varsity Badminton defeated Wilcox High School 20-10 in its senior night match on Thursday, April 13. The Boys and Girls Singles players dominated their competition, winning all six matches and earning...

Junior Siena Banks pitches the ball during the fifth and final inning.

Softball beats Lynbrook High School 24-3 in a blowout

Kalyani Puthenpurayil March 24, 2023
The Matadors maintain a strong lead for the entirety of the game to secure a win
Junior Rahul Pothineni passes the ball to a teammate.

Boys Volleyball loses to The Harker School in its first home game of the season

Lauren Chuu and Kalyani Puthenpurayil March 19, 2023
The Matadors tried to hold out to a fifth set but lost after ending the fourth set 25-23
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