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Badminton

vs.
Anxi Junior High
Loss 2-15

The team had a tough time against Anxi Junior High. In singles, freshman Nicholas C. (’22) lost a hard-fought match 21-18,18-21,19-21 in the opening game. Charles J. (’21) showed good progress and persistence to take a singles win 21-11, 21-12. In doubles, William O. (’19) & Harris S. (’20) lost in three very close sets 21-13, 18-21, 19-21. Terry C. (’20) & Douglas L. (’21) and Marcus W. (’20) & Ethan D. (’21) teamed up to provide some good resistance for their opponents.

Singles players continue to gain experience and work on creating winning shots. The doubles pairs continue to develop front court techniques and game strategy with their doubles partners.

Singles:

Anson O. (’21) L 7-21, 10-21; L 8-21, 11-21.

Charles J. (’21) L 17-21, 21-18, 20-22; W 21-11, 21-12.

Nicholas C. (’22) L 21-18, 18-21, 19-21; W 21-17, 25-23.

Nick H. (’21) L 17-21, 21-15, 10-21

Marcus W. (’20) L 8-21, 13-21.

William O. (’21) L 18-21, 10-21.

Doubles:

Douglas L. (’21) & Nick H. (’21) L 21-15, 14-21, 14-21.

Douglas L. (’21) & Terry C. (’20) L 15-21, 17-21; L 12-21, 14-21

Ethan D. (’21) & Marcus W. (’20) L 21-14, 21-11; L 11-21, 10-21.

Harris S. (’20) & Terry C. (’20) L 15-21, 8-21.

Harris S. (’20) & William O. (’19) L 27-29, 7-21; L 21-13, 18-21, 19-21.

vs.
Yixue Elementary
Loss 6-12

Friday’s game saw a lot of wins and close games versus Yixue Elementary. In decisive fashion, Jacqueline L. (’19) won her singles match and Catherine C. (’19) and Karen W. (’20) both won their doubles match, followed by a singles win from captain Stephanie L. (’19). Rachel N. (’21) and Emily L. (’22) also won a well-fought doubles nail-biter in three sets. Erica C. (’20) won two matches, the first paired with Jacqueline in doubles, and then a singles match at the end of the contest. This week was the first where the Tigers took an active approach to analyzing the game and the opponents. As a result, we are beginning to play smarter and take control of game advantages; it is truly a beautiful sport to watch.

vs.
Yixue Elementary
Loss

JV Girls Badminton vs YiXue Elementary (loss)

The JV girls faced a formidable opponent on Friday, having to face the same team that went on to beat the TAS varsity girls team as well. Despite the tough competition, the girls fought and played aggressively but were unable to get any wins. Our best singles matches of the day came from Julianne Vaughan ('21), Laura Hsu ('22), and Tiffany Huang ('21). Our closest match came in doubles with Madeline McCarthy ('21) and Celine Yung ('22) nearly achieving the win.

vs.
Jianguo Junior High
Loss 1-13-1

The Tigers were outclassed by Jianguo although they played well and fought out some close matches. In the only victory of the match, Justin H. (’20) comfortably handled his opponent to win 21-6, 21-9. In doubles Austin C. (‘20) and Leo W. (’20) couldn’t quite get the second set to go their way after winning the first set 21-13, then losing the second 21-23.

vs.
Minquan Elementary
Loss 1-15

The Tigers had our hands full against Minquan Elementary’s A team, as they brought their best players from their program to compete, some who are ranked top in the country at their age group. Still, doubles Karen W. (’20) and Chichi W. (’22) secured a three-set win with aggressive double play against their formidable opponents.

vs.
Minquan Elementary
Loss 2-13

The varsity boys volleyball team faced an elementary school team that regularly nurtures future top Taiwanese players. In singles, freshman Nicholas C. (’22) performed patiently and speedy, winning both his matches 21-18, 21-17 and 21- 17, 21-17. Richard W. (’21) continued to work on improving his control during the games. Our doubles pairs showed improvement on defense, but more is required.

Singles:

Anson O. (’21) L 7-21, 7-21.

Charles J. (’21) L 19-21, 16-21; L 7-21, 9-21.

Nicholas C. (’22) W 21-18, 21-17; W 21-17, 21-17.

Richard W. (’21) L 21-23, 14-21; L 12-21, 12-21.

Terry C. (’20) L 9-21,10-21.

William O. (’21) L 10-21, 9-21.

Doubles:

Douglas L. (’21) & Nick H. (’21) L 12-21, 21-17, 14-21; L 19-21, 17-21.

Ethan D. (’21) & Marcus W. (’20) L 17-21, 21-16, 11-21; L 12-21, 18-21.

Harris S. (’20) & Terry C. (’20) L 9-21, 19-21.

Harris S. (’20) & William O. (’19) L 19-21, 14-21


Baseball

Golf

Other

Both teams toughed out terrible playing conditions at Sunshine Valley Golf Club last weekend. The rainy and cold conditions did not keep our players from completing our three-day tournament to determine the top eight seeds who will compete next week for a spot on the IASAS team.

Other

Both teams toughed out terrible playing conditions at Sunshine Valley Golf Club last weekend. The rainy and cold conditions did not keep our players from completing our three-day tournament to determine the top eight seeds who will compete next week for a spot on the IASAS team.

Softball

vs.
Nankan Junior High
Loss 4-14

The TAS varsity softball team went up against the high-powered offense of Nankang Junior High on Friday, fighting hard in all six innings before falling by the score of 14-4. Sabrina C. (‘21) started in the circle for the Tigers; she struck out one and gave up no walks. Emma P. (‘20) entered the game in relief in the last inning and effectively shut down three of the four Nankan batters she faced. The Tigers collected eight hits on the night. Sarah J. (‘21) and Shawyuan H. (‘19) each managed multiple hits on the night. Sarah went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the Tigers in hits and stole two bases.

vs.
Nankan Junior High
Loss 1-8

The JV softball team played a rain shortened game against defending national champion Nankan on Wednesday. Cynthia C. (‘22) had another strong game behind the plate. Abi C. (‘22) had numerous chances at third base and was able to make the plays to get us out of some long innings. Sydney H. (‘22) scored our sole run with some heads-up baserunning after drawing a walk.

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