Girls Varsity Badminton · Girls Varsity Badminton falls to Dysart 5 – 4


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The Lady Scorpions took on the Dysart Devils in a tough close fought contest that came down to the #2 doubles team, and the third game of the doubles match. With the match tied 3-3 from the singles rotation, and Desert Edge picking up wins from the #1, #3, and #6 singles spots, it came down to DE’s strength; doubles to pull it out. Lady Scorpions #1 doubles team rallied back from dropping the first game, winning the second, and pulling out the third to give DE a 4-3 lead. Shortly after, DE’s #3 team dropped a close on in their third game of the doubles stanza forcing a 4-4 tie. With the match on the line, and both teams feeling it; the #2 fought back and forth, until an errant shot gave Dysart the lead, two quick miscues and a short drop shot was all she wrote. The Lady Scorpions look to rebound from the heartbreaker taking on Cactus tomorrow on the road.

Dysart 5, Desert Edge 4
Singles:
#1 Philana Nguyen (DE) def. Nicole Salgado (DYS) 24-22, 21-6
#2 Shay Hausemann (DYS) def. Natalie Figgueroa (DE) 21-13, 19-21, 23-21
#3 Melissa Leor (DE) def. Viviana Zermeno (DYS) 21-11, 21-19
#4 Lidia Esspules (DYS) def. Anyanka Carlson (DE) 21-10, 21-12
#5 Bridgette Olivias (DYS) def. Jenny Nguyen (DE) 21-16, 14-21, 23-21
#6 Veronica Nguyen (DE) def. Elizabeth Shute (DYS) 21-19, 21-19

Doubles:
#1 P.Nguyen/Figueroa (DE) def. Salgado/Zermeno (DYS) 10-21, 21-10, 21-19
#2 Espules/Olivias (DYS) def. Leor/J.Nguyen (DE) 18-21, 21-11, 21-17
#3 Shute/T.Argus (DYS) def. V.Nguyen/Y.Nguyen (DE) 21-16, 11-21, 21-16