Liveblog: Boys' soccer faces off against cross-town rival Gunn

Noa Braun and Addie McNamara

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The Palo Alto High School boys’ varsity soccer team takes on rival Gunn High School at the Paly field today at 3:30 p.m.

The following is a liveblog of the events of the game:

5:07 The game ends with a final score of 2-0 for Paly.

5:06 Paly substitutes junior Evan Powers in for sophomore Wes Woo, both midfielders.

5:03 A shot from Paly senior forward Chris Meredith is deflected off the goal post.

4:56 Paly substitutes in senior midfielder Christian Huard.

4:55 Paly goalie Maharaj makes another save after Gunn’s Kaznik heads a ball lofted up by Gunn’s Johnny Sun.

4:48 Paly sophomore Preston Kuppe kicks the ball into the corner of the Gunn net, making the score 2-0 in favor of Paly.

4:41 Gunn’s Perez takes a shot on the Paly goal, but is blocked by Paly’s Maharaj.

4:39 Paly’s Vacir takes another corner kick, but a Gunn defender clears the ball.

4:38 Paly junior Cina Vacir takes a corner kick, but there is no goal.

4:25 The second half is underway with Paly kicking off.

4:14 The whistle blows to begin halftime.

4:09 Gunn goalie Mack Radin saves a shot on goal.

4:07 Paly freshman Dami Bolarinwa fouls Gunn’s Stefan Jensen. Gunn is awarded a free kick.

4:05 Gunn’s Josh Sampson is given the second yellow card of the game.

3:56 Gunn junior Paco Covarrubias takes a free kick after a foul from a Paly player.

3:47 The first goal of the game is an own-goal scored by a Gunn defender off a cross by Paly’s Gee. The score is now 1-0 in favor of Paly.

3:42 Paly co-captain and senior Kirby Gee clears the ball onto the roof of the science department building.

3:40 Paly junior Tony Maharaj blocks a shot from a Gunn player.

3:37 Gunn senior Alex Perez receives a yellow card for touching the ball with his hands.

3:33 The referee blows the whistle, signaling the start of the game.