Last Wednesday the PCC badminton emerged victorious against San Diego Community College in two “nerve-wracking” doubles performances.
PCC’s badminton team — who objectively has been the most successful athletic team this school has seen in recent years, winning back-to back state championships and going undefeated during that span — lost their first game since 2016 on Friday.
Players vigorously swung their rackets in 29 games, sending featherlike shuttlecocks — also known as birdies — flying back and forth over five courts at home in PCC’s Hutto-Patterson Gym, resulting in a decisive season-opening win for the Lancers against the El Camino Warriors, 17-4, on Friday.
PCC’s women’s badminton team had a great start to their season this past Friday, winning every singles and doubles match against Compton. The Lancers, lead by fourth year head coach Jennifer Ho, was undefeated last year and are looking to defend that title in this year’s season, and they are in a good position to do so. They won 21-0. “They were state champions last year, and I expect them to win this year,” said coach Ho in an interview after the games. “We have …