Brette scored a total of 27 points for her team in the Charger Invite. She had a five-second drop in the 200 Free (2:05.40) for a new school record and then swam her way to one more school record in the 100 Fly with a time of 1:03.34--all of which were state provisional qualifying times as well. She also competed in the 200 Free Relay with Amy Padilla (SO), Tatum Dawson (JR), and Taylor Allen and the 400 Free Relay with Paige Rosta, Sophie Zecher and Kali Huffman.
Madi competed in the singles bracket of the state badminton tournament on Friday and Saturday. She won the first round by a score of 11-9 and 11-4. In the second round she defeated the player from ASU Prep 11-2 and 11-0. She moved on to the third round on Saturday, but was defeated by the No. 1 player in the tournament. Just a sophomore, Madi made it the furthest of any Queen Creek girls badminton player at state and is looking forward to making it back next year.
Madi scored a career-high of 314.40 in the dive competition at the Charger Invite. That score resulted in a 5th-place finish for her team and a new school record.
The QCHS defense had one of its best games on Friday night against Mesquite, holding the Wildcats off the scoreboard through the first three quarters and allowing just nine total points in the game. They controlled the tempo from the beginning and had season highs in sacks (5), tackles for loss (8) and passes defended (5).
Sophomore right side hitter Kate Grimmer helped lead the girls volleyball team to two sweeps over Verrado and Poston Butte last week. Grimmer led the team in both matches in kills with 15 against Verrado and 11 versus Poston Butte. She also had a combined three service aces and three blocks.
Aleah Bustamante won her singles badminton match against Sunrise Mountain in three sets (11-2, 9-11, 11-9) on Thursday. She also won her doubles match with teammate Alex Corridan in three sets by a score of 6-15, 15-12, and 15-2. The team nearly lost in a close match 5-4.
The girls volleyball team went 9-3 last week. They had three regular season games, beating Desert Edge (3-0), Campo Verde (3-1) and Ironwood (3-0). Against Campo, they had a season-high 56 kills. They then went on to take first in the bronze division at the Tournament of Champions on Friday and Saturday. The Dogs had a 1-3 start to the tournament and then came back on Saturday strong to win five-straight and bring home the championship for a third year in a row.
Senior linebacker Sam Oram helped lead the Bulldog football team to a 17-14 win over Bouder Creek on Friday. Oram led the team in tackles with 10 in the game. He also had one sack for a loss of nine yard and an interception, which he ran back for 29 yards.
Boys golfer Gabe Salvanera shot an even par 37 to help his team win its first match of the season against Corona del Sol, Mountain Pointe and Mesa last Monday. He also shot a 72 in the East Valley Invitational to lead his team to a 2nd-place finish.