Photo by Oscar Walsh
Badminton stumbled once again, in their second league game against San Gabriel, losing 13-8 in a home game on Wednesday, Apr. 17. The team’s momentum has been derailed for the past week, losing their last three games. Tiger’s league record now drops to 6-4.
In mixed doubles, juniors Charles Liu, Emily Choi, Joan Choi, and sophomore Jonathan Ng reigned victorious in two out of four their mixed games. Liu, Choi, and Ng kept carried their momentum to their single games as well, tallying a total of four wins.
Girls’ doubles team, senior Rachel Park and junior Jamilah Hah, ended their match with the Matadors in a close three set match. Park, although a new addition to the team, was a former star girls’ tennis player and now demonstrates her skill set in badminton. In boys’ doubles, junior Stanton Ho and sophomore Justin Rogando worked together to overpower their opponents with calculated hits.
Badminton will continue to train diligently and strive perform better in their upcoming game against Alhambra this Friday, Apr. 19.