|Taylor Lopez, left center and Kailey Klein, right center, display bouquets as part of the Senior Day celebration with their Xavier beach volleyball teammates on Wednesday. The Gators defeated Sunnyslope 5-0. (Xavier photo).|
DON KETCHUM is a native of Phoenix. He was a sportswriter for The Arizona Republic/The Phoenix Gazette for more than three decades. He covered high school sports on several occasions as well as the Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona Cardinals and Arizona State sports. From 2008-14, he was a staff writer for AIA365.com, the web site of the Arizona Interscholastic Association.