El Estoque

Girls basketball: Turnovers and slow start lead to 37-46 loss

Girls basketball: Turnovers and slow start lead to 37-46 loss

Shannon Lin

February 2, 2013


Filed under Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The girls varsity basketball team lost to the Mountain View Spartans in a close game on Jan. 25. Although Monta Vista kept the lead for the majority of the game, Mountain View took advantage of Monta Vista’s defensive breakdowns in the fourth quarter, ultimately resulting in a loss of 37-46. ...

Girls basketball CCS: Lady Mats advance after 55-52 win

Girls basketball CCS: Lady Mats advance after 55-52 win

Dickson Tsai

February 24, 2012


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The Oak Grove Eagles have just cut MVHS’ six point lead to three. They have the ball out of bounds and can possibly tie the game.Suddenly, co-captain senior Steffanie Sum steals an errant inbounds pass with 47.7 seconds left, running down the court all alone to score the fast-break layup ...

The Great Divide

The Great Divide

Dickson Tsai

December 7, 2011


Filed under From the magazine, Sports

Last year, varsity girls basketball entered winter break riding high with a 6-4 record. Then, the entire season took a turn: the team took loss after loss, going 1-11 in their league games. The team redeemed itself by qualifying for the Central Coast Section playoffs and advancing with a 51-43 win over Leland High School. “I always call us the ‘...