Sports

Trojans advance, but delayed until today

While FHS sophomore Yana Gaskell had little competition during her 6-0, 6-0 tennis victory Saturday, she did find a challenge in Trojan senior Austin Simpson who did his best against her in pickleball.
While FHS sophomore Yana Gaskell had little competition during her 6-0, 6-0 tennis victory Saturday, she did find a challenge in Trojan senior Austin Simpson who did his best against her in pickleball.
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The Fairfield girls’ tennis team advanced passed the first round Saturday at the indoor courts inside the M.U.M. rec center where the college was hosting their inaugural pickle ball tournament. The Trojans barely started playing doubles when a 5-0 sweep was achieved by FHS.

Fairfield defeated Albia 5-0

Singles

No. 1 Yana Gaskell swept Sarah Herz 6-0, 6-0

No. 2 Anatta Charoenkul swept Lauren Kaldenburg 6-0, 6-0

No. 3 Nellie Higdon swept Collette Teno 6-0, 6-0

No. 4 Abby Schaefer defeated Stacie Etcher 6-0, 6-2

No. 5 Tess Paton swept Mollie Solinger 6-0, 6-0

No. 6 Destiny Gridley was close to finishing against Sarah Matt 6-0, 5-0 (didn’t complete the game).

Doubles

No. 1 Gaskell/Hidgon started to play doubles but only got into 2nd game when five points was won.

Next

Hosting Mt. Pleasant today at 4:30 p.m. at the middle school courts.