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Vienna Wang (10) swings at the ball. The team's current season record as of Oct. 13 is 4-2-1.

Vienna Wang (10) swings at the ball. The team's current season record as of Oct. 13 is 4-2-1.

KJ Mulam

KJ Mulam

Vienna Wang (10) swings at the ball. The team's current season record as of Oct. 13 is 4-2-1.

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Varsity Cross Country

The Cross Country team hopes to qualify for CCS championships.

“We had our first league meet, and finished right in the middle of the pack, and were missing some of our top runners, so that predicts that hopefully we will be in the top half in the league championships,” Head Coach Scott Chisam said. “If we are, then we qualify for CCS. That will be a real big accomplishment.”

The team runs their next meet today at 3p.m.

Varsity Football

The Varsity Football team holds a current record of 1-4. The team remains optimistic for the rest of season and looks forward to the growth of their team with the addition of new members.

“We don’t have the wins yet or the impressive record, but we’re a young team, we’ll get back on the right track. I think we’re setting ourselves up for a good future,” Nikhil Ramgiri (11) said.

Their next game is today at 7 p.m. versus California School for the Deaf.

Varsity Girls Golf

The Varsity Girls Golf team holds a current record of 3-1-1.

“It’s been so rewarding being part of the golf team this season. We have a really great team of enthusiastic, motivated golfers and we have a lot of fun together,” Alexis Gauba said (10). “We’ve all been working hard on improving our golf games and the results have been translating into our matches.”

The girls have also enjoyed bonding together through fun activities.

“The highlight of our season was when our coach took us to Purdance, a dance studio, and hired a professional dancer to teach us how to dance to K-pop songs.” Vanessa Tyagi said (9).

The girls play their next game tonight at 3:30p.m. vs. Sacred Heart Preparatory School.

Varsity Girls Tennis

The Varsity Girls Tennis team holds a season record of 4-2 after seeing a significant increase in players this year.

“It’s been great, we’ve had a lot of new players. There’s been a lot of excitement, a lot of growth, a lot of bonding,” Head Coach John Fruttero said.

The girls play their next game today at 3:30p.m. vs. Menlo School.

Varsity Girls Volleyball

The Varsity Girls Volleyball is proud of the competitiveness they display on the court, holding a record of 3-4.

“It’s been very challenging because we’ve played a lot of really high quality teams, and although we’ve been very competitive with a majority of these teams, we’re struggling to win the matches,” Head Coach Theresa Smith said. “We’re winning with regard to being able to compete really well with these teams, but we haven’t actually won the games.”

The girls play Sacred Heart Preparatory School today at 5:45p.m.

Varsity Girls Water Polo

Though the Varsity Girls Water Polo team started the season of slow, with a current record of 2-5, they remain optimistic for the rest of season.

“So far, our season has been going good, but we’ve had some setbacks. We’ve lost to a few teams that we definitely could have beaten, but we can only grow from here,” Yasemin Narin (11) said. “We’re putting more effort into practice, and we’re making sure that we’ll come to those teams, and we’ll get the win.”

The girls play Santa Clara High School today at 3:30p.m.

Varsity Boys Water Polo

The Varsity Boys Water Polo team currently holds a record of 4-2 with high hopes for the future.

“So our season has been going actually really well,” Aadyot Bhatnagar(12) said. It’s significantly better than what we’ve been doing, so I’m pretty pumped about the last half of the season.”

The boys play Santa Clara High School today at 4:30p.m.

Emma Brezoczky (9) swims with the ball towards the goal. The girls won the game 10-9 vs. Fremont High School.

This piece was originally published in the pages of the Winged Post on October 16, 2014.

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