The XCP volleyball team was successful in its first road match of the season on Wednesday (Sept. 10) with a three-game sweep of Gilbert Highland, 25-15, 25-15, 25-16.
Junior Khalia Lanier had a balanced effort for the Gators with 10 kills, 5 blocks and 8 digs. Molly Scheel had 10 kills, and libero Kristen Largay had 16 digs.
Xavier takes to the road again on Thursday night (Sept. 11) against Phoenix Desert Vista (Ahwaukee). Varsity plays at 6, preceded by freshmen at 4 and junior varsity at 5.
The badminton team played a strong match with a 9-0 win over visiting Highland. The Gators were scheduled to play at Scottsdale Saguaro on Thursday, with an appearance in the Sunnyslope Invitational on Saturday (Sept. 13).
The XCP freshman tennis team traveled to Chandler High and came home with a 9-0 win. The Gators face Scottsdale Notre Dame Prep at home on Thursday.
Isabella Gordan (X) def. Guevara (Ch) 8-2.
Bisola Ojeniyi (X) def. Chenan (Ch) 8-1.
Quinn Beckham (X) def. Tapia (Ch) 8-0.
Megan Bleam (X) def. Chanley (Ch) 8-2.
Kristal Harder (X) def. Acosta (Ch) 8-1.
Ashten Wheeler (X) def. Caskey (Ch) 8-0.
Gordan-Ojeniyi (X) def. Guevara-Chenan (Ch) 8-1.
Beckham-Bleam (X) def. Tapia-Chanley (Ch) 8-1.
Harder-Wheeler (X) def. Acosta-Caskey (Ch) 8-1.