Senior Areta Buness was the top finisher for XCP in the (Glendale) Independence Invitational badminton tournament on Saturday (Sept. 27). She finished second in singles play.
The Gators will play their final home match of the season against Scottsdale Desert Mountain on Tuesday (Sept. 30), then finish the regular season with three straight road matches -- at Mesa Mountain View on Wednesday (Oct. 1), at Phoenix Shadow Mountain on Oct. 8 and at Phoenix Mountain Pointe (Ahwatukee) on Oct. 20.
Because of storm damage at their Phoenix Country Club home course over the weekend, the XCP golfers will attempt to win their 200th straight match in school history on Monday (Sept. 29) at Aguila Golf Course in Laveen. First tee time is 3 p.m.
The opponents are Phoenix Barry Goldwater and Phoenix Sandra Day O'Connor.