Amanda Preach drove in a pair of runs with two hits and Megan Donahey drove in a run as Xavier Prep battled back from a loss to Chandler Basha the day before to defeat visiting Gilbert 3-2 on Wednesday at Petznick Field.
Caitlin Dickman and Emily Richards combined to scatter 10 hits from the pitching circle. Xavier’s record is now 5-3.
The Gators have a big challenge on Monday (March 9) when they travel to face four-time defending Division I champion Mesa Red Mountain. First pitch is 6 p.m.