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Softball: MVHS loses to Gunn HS in second home game of the season

Softball: MVHS loses to Gunn HS in second home game of the season

Iman Malik and Anish Vasudevan

April 7, 2019

On March 29, the MVHS girls softball team faced the undefeated Gunn HS in its second home game of the season. The game started off close with Gunn HS only holding a run lead after the first inning. However, MVHS struggled offensively, only scoring in the sixth inning as they were unable to bring anyon...

Softball: MVHS loses thriller against Wilcox HS 7-11

Softball: MVHS loses thriller against Wilcox HS 7-11

Anish Vasudevan, Sports Editor

May 2, 2018

On April 27th MVHS faced off against Wilcox HS for the second time this season, ready to get revenge after losing 2-0 to them the first time around. Down by five runs in the fourth inning, MVHS needed a miracle to beat an aggressive WHS team  side. MVHS came back scoring six runs in the fourth and fift...

Girls Softball: Twelve inning marathon results in MVHS defeat

Girls Softball: Twelve inning marathon results in MVHS defeat

Steven Lim

May 1, 2013

In a 12-inning home game against Santa Clara High School, the Matadors blew a three run lead heading into the seventh inning and lost 6-7. They had previously routed the Bruins 13-2 on March 21. The Matadors’ offense performed well against the SCHS defense in the early stages of the game as they scored four runs by the end of the fourth inning, gaining a 4-1 lead. The team kept the Bruins’ pitcher on her toes as they registered hit after hit, stretching the number of at-bat...

Girls softball: Walkoff win against Palo Alto

Girls softball: Walkoff win against Palo Alto

Daniel Fernandez

March 31, 2013

The lady Matadors have extended their winning streak to two games, beating the Palo Alto Vikings on March 28. A strong outing from pitcher sophomore Tamanna Ahluwalia and solid hitting at key moments throughout the game helped to keep the game close. The Matadors scored three runs in the bottom of...

Girls softball: Strong defense holds off Mustangs 4-2

Girls softball: Strong defense holds off Mustangs 4-2

Nona Penner

April 29, 2012

On April 26, the Matadors played against the Mustangs, the second-highest ranked team in the De Anza softball league and won 4-2. Carrying over strong defense from their April 24 game against Palo Alto High School, the Matadors made quick work of the innings with smooth defensive plays. With the score tied 2-2 from the second inning ...