Donovan sets pace for Los Altos girls at Stanford meet

Naomi Donovan led Los Altos High with a 33rd-place finish in the girls seeded race at the Stanford Invitational cross-county meet.

The senior ran the 5-kilometer course in 18 minutes, 58.30 seconds Saturday. There were 111 runners in her division.

Sports on the Side

MVHS grad leads U.S. to FINA crown

Under the guidance of Mountain View High graduate Adam Krikorian, the U.S. women’s water polo team last month won the FINA World Cup title for the third time in a row. Team USA beat host Russia 8-5 in the Sept. 9 final. Krikorian, a Mountain View native, has coached the team since 2009.

Dig Pink Match slated Tuesday at LAHS

The girls volleyball teams from Los Altos and Palo Alto highs are co-hosting the seventh annual Dig Pink Match and Bake Sale, scheduled Tuesday in the Los Altos High gym. The event aims to promote breast cancer awareness and raise money for research and compassionate support projects. The JV match between the schools is set for 5:30 p.m. and the varsity match at 6:45 p.m. Admission is free. Attendees may show their support by wearing pink to make it a “pink out” and donate money to the cause at the match or online at giving.side-out.org/campaigns/14445#. For more information, email Kelley Corley at kelley.corley @yahoo.com.

Los Altos girls water polo team gets defensive in 10-3 league win over rival Mountain View

Cynthia Yee
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Los Altos High’s Cynthia Yee passes the ball over Mountain View’s Allison Halliday. Yee scored five goals in the Eagles’ win.

In their first meeting since last fall’s Central Coast Section Division I final, the Los Altos High girls water polo team routed rival Mountain View 10-3 Sept. 18 in league play.

Up 3-2 after one quarter, the defending CCS champion Eagles outscored the visiting Spartans 7-1 the rest of the way.

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Kim takes 2nd place at El Dorado Shootout

Pro golfer Lauren Kim of Los Altos tied for third place at the 2018 Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout, a Symetra Tour event held Sept. 14-16 at the Mystic Creek Golf Club in Arkansas. Kim, a graduate of Los Altos High and Stanford University, shot a 1-under-par 215 over three rounds. She earned $8,555.

Dig Pink Match set for Oct. 9 at LAHS

The girls volleyball teams from Los Altos and Palo Alto highs are co-hosting the seventh annual Dig Pink Match and Bake Sale, scheduled Oct. 9 in the Los Altos High gym. The event aims to promote breast cancer awareness and raise money for research and support projects. The JV match between the schools is set for 5:30 p.m. and the varsity match at 6:45 p.m. Admission is free. Attendees may show their support by wearing pink to make it a “pink out” and donate money to the cause at the match or online at giving.side-out.org/campaigns/14445#. For more information, email Kelley Corley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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