Girls Varsity Badminton · Alyssa Baca takes third at state tournament


Singles 1 player Alyssa Baca finished her incredible season in third place at the AIA state singles tournament. After going a perfect 13-0 season in singles, and 10-2 in doubles, she slated as the number two seed going in to the tournament. After two quick wins, she was defeated by eventual winner, Sabrina Farias of Mesquite High School, but went on to win the consolation match for third. Congratulation to Alyssa, one of only three “Black Level” players in Goldwater badminton’s ten year history, and the only badminton player to have ever won a prestigious state finals medal.