Two for two.
Prep’s beach volleyball team scored its second victory in as many matches on
Friday (March 6), 4-1 over visiting Anthem Boulder Creek.
had defeated Chandler Basha by the same score a week ago and this time looked
as though they had smoothed out some of the rough edges.
with good placement on its shots, choosing to not rely on a power game as much.
setback, if you could even call it that, was a loss by the No. 1 team of Abby
Converse and Serena Turner. The pair lost the first game, battled back to win
the second and narrowly missed coming back to earn an overall sweep for the
team as Boulder Creek won 15-13.
Creek (No. 1 team) was absolutely amazing,’’ said Xavier coach Tim McHale. “Our
girls played well also. It’s tough that somebody had to lose a match like
altered a few of the pairs that played against Basha.
senior Grace Lincoln, who had been out with an injury. She got the OK to get
back out on the sand and was paired with freshman Lexi Yoza at No. 3. They
looked strong, winning 21-13 and 21-12.
The No. 4
duo of sophomore Alexa Shiner and senior Tori Burton lost their first match,
but rallied to win two in a row.
now have 10 days to refine its skills even more in practice, not playing again
until March 16 when it faces Chandler High at Queen Creek Casteel.
Xavier Prep 4, Boulder Creek 1
No. 1 – BC
def. Abby Converse-Serena Turner, X, 23-21, 18-21, 15-13.
No. 2 –
Analy Carbine-Katie Antony, X, def. BC, 22-20, 21-15.
No. 3 –
Grace Lincoln-Lexi Yoza, X, def. BC, 21-13, 21-12.
No. 4 –
Alexa Shiner-Tori Burton, X, def. BC, 13-21, 21-14, 15-10.
No. 5 –
Zaira Reyes-Summer McCann, X, def. BC, 22-20, 21-15.