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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

Senior Jake Nakamura blocks an opposing player’s attempt to score points.

Boys Basketball beats Lynbrook High School 52-42

Ethan Kellogg, Staff Writer January 19, 2024

On Tuesday, Jan. 17, Varsity Boys Basketball won 52-42 against Lynbrook High School. The game started with MVHS gaining a 10-point lead with a score of 17-7 in the first quarter. LHS started to catch up...

Senior Matt Lau looks for an opening in the opposing team’s defense while dribbling the ball.

Boys Basketball defeats Ann Sobrato High School 60-44

Lily Jiang and Dylan Nguyen January 4, 2024

Varsity Boys Basketball defeated Ann Sobrato High School 60-44 during its fourth preseason game on Saturday, Dec. 30. MVHS maintained a strong lead, ending the first half 45-15. Though ASHS began to catch...

Sophomore and forward Sean Foo defends an opponent.

Boys Basketball falls to The King’s Academy 58-42

Manas Kottakota and Sagnik Nag Chowdhury November 18, 2023

Varsity Boys Basketball fell to The King’s Academy 58-42 during its sportsmanship game on Thursday, Nov. 16. While MVHS and TKA were initially neck and neck, ending the first quarter 11-11, TKA eventually...

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
Sophomore Stanley Du towers over LHS defenders as he shoots the ball into the basket. 

Photo by Stephanie Zhang

Boys Basketball defeats Lincoln High School 58-37

Pranati Kotamraju and Stephanie Zhang December 22, 2022
Boys Basketball defeats Lincoln High School 58-37
Sophomore and point guard Stanley Du protects the ball from the opponent.

Transitioning from Junior Varsity to Varsity

Manas Kottakota and Jason Chu December 9, 2022
Athletes share about the differences between JV and Varsity teams
Sophomore Stanley Du springs into the air to score a layup.

Boys Basketball defeats Thomas More High School 62-55 in its first home game

Kathryn Foo and Jami Lim November 26, 2022
Matadors claim a victory on their first game of the season
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