Today: Jun 16 , 2019

Badgers Clinch Region Title With 6-3 Win Over Horizon

05 October 2018  
Hollie Dalton reaches for the birdie as Erika Smith looks on in a recent doubles match.They won their match at Horizon yesterday to help the Badgers clinch the region crown. Photo by Ron Williams

Prescott earns Back to Back Badminton Region Championships  

The Prescott Badgers earned a second consecutive Northwest Region Championship with a hard fought battle over the Horizon Huskies, in Scottsdale yesterday afternoon.

"This was by far the biggest and toughest matchup of the season tonight against Horizon," said coach Bobbi Yoder.  "I am so proud of my girls for once again coming with their game faces on and battling it out tonight."

Prescott is now Division II Northwest Region Champs for the second straight year and (12-0) on the season with one match left in the regular season. The Badgers will host North Canyon next Thursday, on Senior Night. "It should be a fun night in that all 11 varsity players will competing for the win," added Yoder. Match time is 4pm.


#1 Erika Smith split and lost 10-13, 11-2, 12-13
#2 Mackenzie Schultz won 11-1, 11-9
#3 Hollie Dalton won 11-9, 11-3
#4 Carolyn Hulse won 11-4, 11-9
#5 Zoey Frazier split and lost 11-5, 5-11, 6-11
#6 Sara D'Alessandro split and won 11-8, 8-11, 11-5

#1 M. Schultz/Z. Frazier split and lost 6-15, 15-5, 10-15
#2 E. Smith/H. Dalton split and won 15-13, 12-15, 15-5
#3 C. Hulse/S. D'Alessandro split and won 10-15, 15-11, 15-6

Northwest Region Standings

School                    W-L     W-L

PRESCOTT              6-0     12-0
Horizon                  5-1      9-4
Barry Goldwater   3-2     10-2
North Canyon       2-2      7-4
Deer Valley            2-3      8-4
Paradise Valley      2-4      6-7
Shadow Mountain 1-3      6-5
Saguaro                  0-6      3-8




Ron Williams

Ron Williams is the advisor, broadcaster, and sportswriter for the BBN, Badger Broadcasting Network. The BBN is a community club for high school students enrolled in the Prescott Unified School District.