Xavier Prep’s badminton team gave it a valiant effort in its attempt to win its second match of the young season, but fell just short on Monday (Sept 28), 5-4 at Mesa Red Mountain.
RM def. Lina Vanderwey, X, 21-15, 21-14. Sophie Riviere, X, def. RM, 21-19, 21-11. Lauren Etsitty, X, def. RM, 21-15, 21-18. RM def. Mia Velasco, X, 21-19, 21-19. Malindi Kilb, X, def. RM, 21-13, 14-21, 22-20. RM def. Zoe Barton, X, 21-18, 15-21, 21-17.
Vanderwey-S. Riviere, X, def. RM, 21-12, 21-15. RM def. Velasco-Etsitty, X, 21-17, 21-12. RM def. Kilb-Barton, X, 21-23, 21-12, 21-17.
The Gators will be back at home in the Activity Center on Wednesday (Sept. 30) for a match against Mesa Skyline. Match time is 4 p.m.