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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

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
Sophomore and Varsity 3 Boys Singles player Jayden Lim prepares to reach for the birdie. Lim won his set earning MVHS one point.

Photo by Manas Kottakota

Badminton defeats Cupertino High School 17-13 in a close game

Manas Kottakota and Sameer Maheshwari March 11, 2023
Varsity Badminton opens up its season with a close victory
Junior Carolyn Ruan looks for an open team member to pass to while two HHS players guard her.

Girls Basketball ends its CCS run with a 57-44 loss to Hillsdale High School

Crystal Cheng February 27, 2023
Matadors eliminated in the quarterfinals of CCS for the second year in a row
Sophomore Miya Kosakura drives into the paint while WGHS players surround her inside.

Girls Basketball beats Willow Glen High School 75-46 in its first CCS game

Crystal Cheng February 20, 2023
Matadors move onto quarterfinals with a win after receiving a bye for the first round
Senior Itai Lavi attempts to score a three-pointer in the final seconds of the fourth quarter.

Boys Basketball beats Overfelt High School 76-51 in first round of CCS playoffs

Michelle Zheng February 20, 2023
MVHS advances to second round of playoffs against Gunn High School
Senior Ryan Tan guards his SHS opponent. Photo by Stephanie Zhang

Boys Soccer defeats Saratoga High School 1-0

Arjun Dhruv, Lily Jiang, and Eshika Tiwari February 8, 2023
The Matadors maintain their second-half lead throughout the game
Sophomore Stanley Du lays up the ball past a defender.

Photo by Manas Kottakota

Boys Basketball defeats Basis Independent Silicon Valley 71-46

Manas Kottakota, Jason Chu, and Jiya Singh February 6, 2023
Matadors outclass BHS in a must win game
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