Xavier Prep cross-country runners and badminton players were busy with competition on Saturday (Sept. 14).
Some of XCP’s
top runners sat out the Ray Wherley Invitational at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical
University in Prescott, but the many who remained did well.
finished second among teams in the 5,000-meter varsity race. The Gators had 90
points. Flagstaff High won with 68 points and Peoria Liberty was third with
And Xavier, featuring
21 of the 73 entrants in the 5,000 Freshman/Sophomore race, won that team
competition with 37 points, ahead of Flagstaff (81) and Surprise Willow Canyon
XAVIER INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
Mirmelli, Sr., 5th, 21:11.08; Ansley Burns, So., 10th,
21:35.83; Tatum Goforth, So., 14th, 22:23.71; Sammy Braun, Jr., 15th,
22:32.64; Emily Manuelito, Fr., 18th,
22:49.87; Erika Germinario, So., 21st, 23:08.91; Karime Morales,
So., 27th, 23:46.44; Hannah Wheeling, So., 34th,
5,000-meter Open (Junior-Senior)
Shah, Jr., 2nd, 23:45.17; Sophia Healy, Jr., 3rd,
23:46.99; Joey Hernandez, Jr., 5th, 24:04.21.
Fr., 2nd, 23:09.67; Naomi Young, Fr., 3rd, 23:16.06;
Olivia Charles, Fr., 5th,. 23:27.16; Cassara Ryan, Fr., 6th,
23:40.40; Catherine Alaimo, So., 8th, 24:22.74; Barbara Paez, Fr., 9th,
24:47.75; Abby Macaluso, So., 12th, 25:01.88.
Campisi, So., 13th, 25:10.55; Riley Ryan, So., 15th,
25:15.71; Charlotte McClelland, So., 16th, 25:25.10; Catherine
Devine, So., 25:50.81; Ellie Higgins, So., 18th, 25:56.96; MK Fairbanks,
So.; 19th, 25:57.92; Grace Teevan, So., 20th, 25:58.90.
Flick, Fr., 22nd, 26:05.35; LuLu Fischer, So., 24th,
26:44.64; Marissa Mansour, So., 27th, 27:02.28; Grace McClelland,
Fr., 33rd, 27:24.71; Bella Titus, Fr., 34th, 27:45.66;
Alma Mendez, Fr., 35th, 27:52.26; Maia Weingard, So., 62nd,
participated in the annual Forner Invitational at Phoenix Sunnyslope on
Saturday and the Gators had a strong effort.
Vanderwey finished first among No. 3 singles players. Vanderwey and senior
Mayse Dunn teamed up to win the No.1 doubles division.
Kockinis and Mia Byrd won the No. 3 doubles division. And juniors Sophie
Riviere and Zoe Barton were second in the
No. 2 doubles division.