Trojan ladies tennis perfect at 9-0

The Fairfield girls’ tennis team finished their regular season schedule with a 9-0 victory at Burlington-Notre Dame that improved the Trojans overall record to 9-0 in head-to-head matchups, while also finishing first in both the Fort Madison tournament and the Southeast Conference meet.


No. 1 Yana Gaskell swept McKenzie Fry 8-0

No. 2 Anatta Charoenkul swept Bethany Shane 8-0

No. 3 Nellie Higdon defeated Courtney Erickson 8-3

No. 4 Abby Schaefer defeated Frankie Taylor 8-5

No. 5 Tess Paton swept Binita Gautum 8-0

No. 6 Destiny Gridley swept Shuyu Xian 8-0


No. 1 Gaskell/Hidgon defeated Fry/Shane 6-2

No. 2 Charoenkul/Schaefer defeated Erickson/Taylor 6-0

No. 3 Paton/Gridley defeated Gautum/Xian 6-1

JV Doubles

Lauren Kraemer/Claire Pettit defeated Megan Pilkington/Jackie Meeker 6-2

Kraemer/Pettit defeated Grace Kohloff/Ruby Sanchez 6-2


Fairfield will host the regional team meet Saturday at the middle school courts beginning at 9 a.m. with Albia, Mt. Pleasant and Maharishi School also competing.