El Camino Faculty’s badminton group scored a significant victory towards East Los Angeles Faculty on April 20 at El Camino’s Campus Gymnasium.
The sport consisted of a complete of six matches. He performed 4 singles and two doubles matches. Every single recreation counts as one level whereas every double counts as two factors. El Camino Warriors took an ideal victory with a remaining rating of 8–0.
The win was solely the second time the house group has received towards East Los Angeles Faculty this season.
At present’s lineup featured Japanese worldwide scholar, Marina Mongaki, whom her group known as their “primary” participant, Montilla Vinyavorapone, and Julia Foster. New gamers, Carly Clark and Madison Gilbert, additionally performed in at the moment’s recreation.
Each participant besides Clark performed singles and all however Gilbert performed double.
Badminton coach, John Britton expressed his emotions in regards to the group’s victory.
“It was a great all-around group efficiency,” mentioned the Briton. “We modified the doubles lineup, we modified companions and we did not miss a recreation, in order that’s nice.”
Coach Briton believes his group has improved and it confirmed in at the moment’s recreation and defined how his group is enhancing.
“The highest two, Julia and Marina, have turn out to be extra constant and our three, 4, 5 and 6 have turn out to be significantly better,” mentioned the Briton.
Mongaki had some technical difficulties throughout certainly one of her matches at the moment, however she was in a position to repair it and proceed together with her matches.
“My racquet modified by chance at the moment, so it was wonderful however I attempted to do my greatest,” Mongaki mentioned.
Mongaki believes he has improved from the earlier recreation however nonetheless believes he must work on his different issues.
“General, I loved at the moment’s recreation which made me really feel extra assured for the following recreation,” Mongaki mentioned.
One of many gamers on the house group, Foster had a problem to cope with an damage he had all through at the moment’s recreation.
Though Foster mentioned she wouldn’t play till her subsequent recreation, she ended up taking part in and successful each her singles and doubles matches.
Clarke ready for the sport by training the day earlier than, saying that the group knew their recreation towards LA Faculty wouldn’t be as aggressive as their subsequent recreation towards Pasadena Metropolis Faculty.
“We’re Utilizing At present’s Recreation As Friday Observe [April 22] recreation,” mentioned Clarke. “I harm myself in apply earlier at the moment however general I really feel assured.”
Regardless that the group has suffered a current loss to Pasadena, Clarke feels all of the gamers have improved and believes the sport shall be an in depth match this time round.
As one of many newcomers to El Camino’s badminton group, Clarke says being part of the group has been extra enjoyable than she anticipated.
The Briton, who can also be a soccer coach at El Camino, satisfied Clarke to hitch the badminton group.
“The group chemistry is absolutely good. It is actually extra like taking part in with buddies than the group facet,” mentioned Clarke.
The Warriors will face Pasadena Metropolis Faculty on Friday, April 22.