Xavier Prep’s badminton team is back on the winning track.
The Gators battled back from a loss to Phoenix Sunnyslope on Wednesday (Oct. 7) for a 7-2 win over visiting Peoria Liberty on Thursday (Oct. 8).
Xavier (4-3) picked up four singles victories and swept the three doubles contests.
The Gators will visit Chandler Basha on Wednesday (Oct.14) and play host to Chandler High on Thursday (Oct. 15).
Xavier Prep 7, Liberty 2
Lina Vanderwey, X, def. Lexi Davies, L, 21-16, 21-11. Sophie Riviere, X, def. Ashlee Inman, L, 21-13, 21-18. Kaci Ballard, L, def. Lauren Etsitty, X, 21-19, 16-21, 21-19. Mia Velasco, X, def. Hannah Kubala, L, 21-11, 21-5. Malindi Kilb, X, def. Riley Jones, L, 21-18, 21-13. Taylor Bettes, L, def. Zoe Barton, X, 21-11, 21-15.
Vanderwey-S. Riviere, X, def. Ballard-Inman, L, 21-19, 21-15. Velasco-Etsitty, X, def. Davies-Serena Byrne, L, 22-20, 21-10. Kilb-Barton, X, def. Kubala-Jones, L, 21-15, 21-14.