Xavier Prep’s softball team won for the ninth time in 10 attempts on Tuesday (April 20), rolling to an 11-2 victory over host Chandler High.
The Gators got a strong combined pitching effort from junior Emma Petersen and sophomore Zoe Zowine, Petersen pitched six innings, giving up nine hits, both runs and striking out four. Zowine worked a hitless seventh with one strikeout.
Juniors Bridget Donahey and Meghan Schouten connected for home runs. Sophomore Izzy Hycnar drove in three runs and stole a pair of bases.
Xavier returns to action on Wednesday (April 21) with a home game against Gilbert Perry. First pitch is at 3:45 p.m.