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Badminton Tames Northport

April 24, 2018
G Badminton 2018

Ella Liu in action earlier this season (PC: Bruce Jeffrey)

This afternoon the badminton teams cruised past Northport in a mandatory non-league match. The boys dispatched the Tigers 8-1 while the girls won their match, 6-3.

Mary Wang (8-11, 11-3, 11-1), Masha Volovaya (11-0, 11-3), and Judy Liu (11-4, 11-6) won their singles matches while Sophie Cai and Ariel Wang (15-9, 15-9), Ella Liu and Lily Zhang (11-15, 15-6, 15-11), and Rosemary Wu and Grace Wang (15-9, 15-8) earned doubles victories. With the win the girls improve to 7-3 overall, by far the best start in their fourth year as a program. The girls have now set a program wins record for the second consecutive season, and in winning their seventh match have equaled their win total from the previous three years combined, in which they went 7-43.

For the boys, Jerry Liu (15-1, 15-1), Tony Yu (15-1, 15-6), Kevin Zhang (16-17, 15-4, 15-9), Ulysses Zhang (15-4, 15-7), and David Wang (15-3, 15-4) swept the singles matches while Caleb Spreckels and Jack Yu (15-7, 15-5), Sam Han and Sam Wong (6-15, 15-12, 15-6), and Ben Sray and Bob Wu (17-14, 10-15, 15-13) earned doubles wins. The victory ups the boys’ overall record to 8-2 on the season, their best start in the four-year history of the program.

The Bears have a chance to continue their historic seasons on Thursday in a home match-up with Commack.

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