Xavier captures badminton state championship

Xavier College Prep are badminton state champions. (submitted photo)

Xavier College Prep are badminton state champions. (submitted photo)

Xavier College Preparatory‘s badminton team captured its third consecutive state championship title by defeating Mesa Red Mountain in the final round of the state tournament on Friday, Oct. 30.

The victory capped an undefeated Xavier season and was the Gators’ sixth state championship title since 2004, according to a press release.

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