Someone was going to win two in a row Thursday night at the 5A team badminton championship. The question: Would it be Xavier or Chaparral?
The Firebirds answered in the affirmative and are state champs after beating the Gators, 5-2, in the title match at Horizon High School.
It was a no-doubles-needed night Wednesday in the semifinals of the 5A team badminton tournament at Horizon High School.
Defending champion and top-seed Xavier bested No. 4 seed Corona del Sol, 5-0, to advance to Thursday night\\\\\\\'s final. No. 2 seed and unbeaten Chaparral vanquished No. 6 seed Chandler, 5-1, to gain the other berth.