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Softball: MVHS falls to Westmont high school with a 7-17 defeat

Softball: MVHS falls to Westmont high school with a 7-17 defeat

Justine Ha

April 30, 2019

On April 25, the MVHS girls softball team faced Westmont HS - hoping to gain a win after continuous losses. With both teams in similar positions in the central coast section rankings, the outcome of this game could have been in favor for either team. Despite the harsh weather conditions of the humid air and sun sh...

Warming up

Warming up

Sreya Kumar, Charlotte Chui, Gauri Kaushik, Iman Malik, Ankit Gupta, and Tina Low

April 10, 2019

El Estoque documents how teams and athletes prepare for the big day

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...

Girls softball: Team loses close game against Saratoga HS

Girls softball: Team loses close game against Saratoga HS

Rucha Soman and Tina Low

March 15, 2019

“Do softball games have a time limit?” asked a Saratoga HS parent in the bleachers. The SHS coach replied no — stating that varsity games can go on for hours. It was the ninth inning with strong winds blowing in the faces of a small crowd of onlooking parents in the bleachers. The parent...

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...

Softball: Nail-biting senior night game against Los Altos HS ends in victory

Softball: Nail-biting senior night game against Los Altos HS ends in victory

Roshan Fernandez

May 20, 2017

t was the bottom of the sixth inning with the score tied at 0-0 against Los Altos HS on May 11, and the crowd was beginning to grow restless. MVHS was up at bat, but the scoreboard read with two outs, and it seemed as if this inning would be scoreless just like the past five. The team needed a win i...

Softball: Team blows out Wilcox HS

Softball: Team blows out Wilcox HS

Akshara Majjiga

May 6, 2017

espite the blistering afternoon heat, the MVHS softball team took the field on May 4 ready to compete. The team was dominant on defense throughout the game, holding Wilcox HS scoreless through all five innings. After MVHS was able to secure the three outs necessary for a quick ending to the top of the...

Softball: Team suffers 5-2 loss against Los Gatos HS

Softball: Team suffers 5-2 loss against Los Gatos HS

Stephanie Lam

April 4, 2017

t was windier than usual when the softball team took their places on the field. The wind carried sounds of rustling trees and shouts from the boy’s baseball team.. But all of those noises were soon ignored by the the softball team and its audience. All they could hear was the cracking of a bat again...

Softball: MVHS win earns team first place spot in division

Softball: MVHS win earns team first place spot in division

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

April 26, 2015

The comeback began with a little bit of luck. In the bottom of the fourth inning on April 24, the Matadors were down 2-0 against Mountain View High School, who at the time, sat on the throne of their division. In fact, the Spartans had just scored a home run, ran out of their dugout and cheered so long...

Softball: Matadors end the season with a 0-4 loss

Softball: Matadors end the season with a 0-4 loss

Joyce Varma

May 18, 2014

MVHS loses their senior night game to Los Altos High School due to a defensive focus. Read More »...

Liveblog: Softball vs Saratoga High School

Alina Abidi

May 7, 2014

Matadors lose to Saratoga Falcons. Read More »

Softball: Second inning home run not enough to win senior night

Karen Feng

May 11, 2013

After many seniors graduated and players transferred following the 2011-2012 season, the softball team rebuilt this year to finish its season 3-9. Having been defeated 1-5 in a previous away game against Los Gatos High School on April 2, the Matadors kept their last game of the season on May 9 against...