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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

The team celebrates after winning the final point in the fourth set, defeating HHS 3-1.

Varsity Girls Volleyball beats Hillsdale High School 3-1 in the CCS Semifinals

Meggie Chen, Anna Jerolimov, and Michelle Zheng November 4, 2022
Matadors advance to the CCS Finals against Aragon High School on Nov. 5
Senior Miranda Shakouri stands alongside her family, her gift basket from her team in hand, moving to the side as her sister playfully nudges her.

Varsity Girls Volleyball defeats Los Gatos High School 3-0 on senior night

Aashi Venkat and Alyssa Yang October 20, 2022

Varsity Girls Volleyball swept Los Gatos High School 3-0, on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Prior to the game, Coach Nicki Ezatagha welcomed the team’s seniors onto the court, where they were given a basket filled...

Senior Krupa Shanware serves the ball to start a rally.

Girls Volleyball loses to Mountain View High School 3-2

Lauren Chuu and Kalyani Puthenpurayil September 24, 2022

Varsity Girls Volleyball fell to Mountain View High School 3-2 on Sept. 23 during its third league game, bringing its overall league record to 1-2. While the Matadors took the lead after winning  the...

After senior Sydney Su saves the ball from hitting the ground, senior Krupa Shanware prepares to pass the ball back to the opponent’s side and continue the rally.

Girls Volleyball beats Overfelt High School 3-0

Meggie Chen, Sarah Liu, and Michelle Zheng August 28, 2022
Matadors win straight sets in first game of the season
The team celebrates after defeating Windsor High School 3-1 in the first round of NorCal playoffs, during their first time ever in the tournament. Senior and captain Lia Vorthmann made the final kill of the match, giving the Matadors the win.

Against all odds

Ishaani Dayal and Anna Jerolimov December 8, 2021
Girls Volleyball make it to CCS finals for the first time since 1998
Junior Sydney Su and senior Marissa Jensen embrace in a tight hug. The four seniors were given speeches and gifts from the juniors before the start of the game.

Girls Volleyball falls to Los Altos High School on senior night

Anna Jerolimov, Jayanti Jha, and Lance Tong October 24, 2021
The Matadors lose with a final score of 3-2
The team waits in preparation for a spike from a Mountain View hitter.

Girls Volleyball loses to Mountain View High School 3-0

Anna Jerolimov and Lance Tong September 20, 2021
Matadors fall despite a six point lead in the third set
Senior Marissa Jensen prepares to leap into the air to receive a pass from her teammate.

Girls Volleyball falls to Palo Alto High School 3-0

Anna Jerolimov, Lance Tong, and Kalyani Puthenpurayil September 16, 2021
MVHS loses its undefeated streak in seventh game of the season

Real Talk with Athletes Ep. 1: Samantha Dunn

Anjali Singh, Sports Editor November 25, 2020
Exploring senior Samantha Dunn’s journey with volleyball and how the Girls Volleyball team has adjusted to COVID-19
All the seniors apart of the girls varsity volleyball team and coach Colin Anderson pose for a photo after the senior night game.

Girls Volleyball: The Matadors lose to Los Altos HS on their senior night

Justine Ha, Tabitha Mendez, and Collin Qian November 13, 2019
The Lady Mats defeated with a final score of 3-0
Junior Carina Johnson hopes to score and take the lead against Gunn HS in the fifth set. Photo by Justine Ha

Girls Volleyball: The Matadors narrowly lose to Gunn HS in a tight five set match

Justine Ha and Tabitha Mendez October 12, 2019

ollowing a previous 3-0 loss to Palo Alto HS, the MVHS girls volleyball team was hoping to finally climb up the ranks in the league leaderboard with its game against Gunn HS on Oct. 10. Although it was...

After senior Divya Suresh was treated for her injury, players from both teams commended each other for playing a good game. Photo by Justine Ha

Girls Volleyball: Matadors win against Prospect HS in three sets

Oishee Misra, Justine Ha, and Collin Qian September 7, 2019
Team secures a blowout win, but loses a key player due to injury in the process
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