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(5/23) MSAE Downs Pella In Substate Boys Tennis


The Maharishi School varsity boys tennis team took a 5-3 Class 1A substate final victory over host Pella Saturday morning. Winning in that dual:
Singles
1 Chandre Morales 6-1, 6-0
2 Kai Vessey 6-0, 6-1
5 Devan Burke 6-3, 2-6, 6-4
Doubles
1 Morales and Vessey 6-2, 6-0
3 Daniel Zhu and Burke 6-4, 6-2

The Pioneers then came up short 5-3 against Grinnell in the 1A state quarterfinal round Saturday afternoon at Pella. Winning were:

(5/23) IHCC Softball Team Falls At National Competition


Indian Hills was knocked out of the NJCAA Division One national softball tournament at Saint George, Utah last week. They fell against Chipola of Texas 8-1 Thursday and then dropped a 12-9 game to McLennan Community College Friday. The Warriors end the season with a record of 41 and 19.

(5/23) Van Buren District Boys Golf Results


The Van Buren varsity boys golf team ended up 7th of 10 in the Class 1A district tournament at Oskaloosa Friday. The score of 372 included Jacob Plecker shooting 90, Austin Bartholomew a 93, Tyson Sprouse 94 and 95 from Luke Baker. Alternates featured Treygar Garrett 103 and Austin Giberson 114. The top 2 teams that advance to state were AGWSR 341 and Winfield-Mount Union 343. Jordan Albert of Sigourney was the individual medalist with a 75.

(5/23) Area Athletes Wrap Up State Track Competition


Fairfield had Ross Emmanuel take 2nd in the Class 3A boys 800 during the final day of the state track meet Saturday morning with a 1:56.31, just .04 behind the winner from another heat. Gwynne Wright of Pekin was 2nd in both the 2A girls 800 and 1500. Last year in Class 1A she was the 800 champion while adding 2nds in the 1500 and 3000. Other local results from Des Moines featured:
Pekin's Ryan Millikin 3rd in the 2A boys 1600
Kaylee Linder from Pekin 4th in the 2A girls 100
Davis County had the girls sprint medley made up by Jaylynn Sharp, M'chelle Allen, Augusta Hamaker and Allyssa Yahnke end up 13th in Class 2A
Sami Fritz of Fairfield took 18th in the Class 3A girls 800
Fairfield freshman Ashley Bloomquist was 23rd in the Class 3A girls 1500

Some regional highlights included:
Senior Bryce Achen of WACO winning the championship of the 1A boys 200
Sophomore Anna Hostetler from Mid-Prairie got the 2A girls 1500 title ahead of Pekin's Wright 
Mount Pleasant finished 3rd in the 3A boys shuttle hurdle relay featuring sophomores Keegan Rich, Cole Burns, Jake Lowe along with freshman Chase Lamm
Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont senior Karlie Taylor was 3rd in the 2A girls 100 meter hurdles

2016 State Track Meet sponsors:
 
Iowa State Bank of FF
Bobs Automotive in FF
Auction Associates and Remax at the Hedrick Depot
Gentry Insurance of Ollie and Hollander Insurance in FF
Comstock Family Chiropractic of Hedrick
Jefferson County Health Center
ERA FF Real Estate
Person & Person Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning
Libertyville Savings Bank of Eldon, FF, Keosauqua, Keota & Libertyville
Fesler Auto Mall in FF
Yummys Gourmet Cakes of FF
All-American Termite & Pest Control
FF Farm & Home Real Estate
Iowa Tire Sales in FF
Chad Thompson of Ameriprise Financial Services in FF
Gamrath Doyle Insurance of FF
Mikes Parts & Service in Richland
Edward Jones Financial Advisors Connie Boyer, Brian Olson, Joe Stever and Jon Stever
FF Community Schools
Nicholson Repair Northwest of Batavia-call Cody at 641-919-8110 for ATV, side by side, motorcyle and street bike repairs
Community 1st Credit Union in FF
Elite Tire & Auto Repair
Pekin Community Schools
T D & T CPA's and Advisors

(5/23) Fairfield Downs Pella In Girls Golf


The Fairfield varsity girls golf team finished the regular season Thursday with a 188-197 win at Pella on the country club course. The Trojans were led by Lindsey Repp shooting the medalist round of 43 and Olivia Hammel right behind at 46. Kylee Marlay had a 49 and the 50 from Abby Adam rounded out the score. Alternates featured Madleyn Swan a 52 and Taylor Marlay shot 53. Fairfield has the 4A regional competition at Newton today teeing off at 9 this morning. They need 1st or 2nd place to qualify for state.

(5/23) Friday Local State Track Report


Fairfield finished 2nd in the Class 3A medley at the state track meet Friday which racked up 8 team points. Fejon Redd, Alex Crile, Zach Martin and Ross Emmanuel running a time of 3:33.38 which was 3 seconds faster than the previous season best and just behind the 3:32.71 by Estherville Lincoln Central. Emmanuel turned in a 1:55 anchor over the final 800 metres. Other placings for area athletes on the 2nd day of the state competition:
Kaysha Dodson of Pekin 3rd place tie in the 2A girls high jump
Davis County's Caleb Cowles shared 4th in the 2A boys high jump
Pekin thrower Shelbie Williams 5th in the 2A girls discus
Pekin boys medley 6th in Class 2A featuring Chase Copeland, Tyler Copeland, Isaiah Wittrock and Ryan Millikin
Pekin 12th in the 2A boys 4 by 400 preliminaries with Chandler Eckley, Sam Roth, Zack Conger and Wittrock so didn't make the final
Sam Pedersen from Cardinal 14th place tie in the Class 1A boys high jump

(5/20) Area State Track Results


The local athletes competing on the opening day of the coed state track meet included:
Gwynne Wright of Pekin 4th in the 2A girls 3000
Fairfield's Ross Emmanuel 5th in the 3A boys 400
Shelbie Williams from Pekin 5th in the 2A girls shot out
Pekin boys 4 by 800 6th in 2A featuring Austin Fariss, Sam Roth, Chandler Eckley and Ryan Millikin
Jaylynn Sharp of Davis County 7th in the 2A girls long jump
Isaiah Wittrock from Pekin 8th in the 2A boys 400
Pekin's Kaylee Linder 8th in the 2A preliminaries for the 100 meter dash and qualifiied for the final on Saturday
Augusta Hamaker of Davis County 12th in the 2A 100 prelims and 13th in the 200 so didn't make the finals
Malory Jones from Fairfield 13th in the 3A girls high jump
Pekin had Malcolm Myers 13th in the 2A boys 3200
Alyssa Yahnke of Davis County 14th in the 2A girls 400
Fejon Redd from Fairfield 15th in the 3A boys 100 prelims and didn't make the final
Cardinal's Trevor Albert 17th in the 1A boys 3200
Michael Fritz of Fairfield 17th in the 3A boys discus
Pekin's Tyler Copeland 17th in the 2A boys 100 prelims so does not make the final
Zach Hougland from Davis County 17th in the 2A boys 3200
Fairfield girls 4 by 800 18th in 3A with Ashley Bloomquist, Sami Fritz, Maggie Ferrel and Taylor Ferrel
Ottumwa's Kylie Latham 19th in the 4A girls 3000
Cameron Millikin of Pekin 20th in the 2A boys 400
Linder from Pekin 21st in the prelims for the 2A girls 200 and didn't reach the final
Pekin girls 4 by 800 of Shea Dahlstrom, Payton Lock, Taylor Lock and Mackenzie Martin 22nd in Class 2A

2016 State Track Meet sponsors:
 
Iowa State Bank of FF
Bobs Automotive in FF
Auction Associates and Remax at the Hedrick Depot
Gentry Insurance of Ollie and Hollander Insurance in FF
Comstock Family Chiropractic of Hedrick
Jefferson County Health Center
ERA FF Real Estate
Person & Person Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning
Libertyville Savings Bank of Eldon, FF, Keosauqua, Keota & Libertyville
Fesler Auto Mall in FF
Yummys Gourmet Cakes of FF
All-American Termite & Pest Control
FF Farm & Home Real Estate
Iowa Tire Sales in FF
Chad Thompson of Ameriprise Financial Services in FF
Gamrath Doyle Insurance of FF
Mikes Parts & Service in Richland
Edward Jones Financial Advisors Connie Boyer, Brian Olson, Joe Stever and Jon Stever
FF Community Schools
Nicholson Repair Northwest of Batavia-call Cody at 641-919-8110 for ATV, side by side, motorcyle and street bike repairs
Community 1st Credit Union in FF
Elite Tire & Auto Repair
Pekin Community Schools
T D & T CPA's and Advisors

(5/20) Fairfield Tennis Player Anatta Charoenkul Is Regional Champion


Anatta Charoenkul of host Fairfield took the Class 1A girls regional singles tennis title yesterday. She beat Davis County's Jordyn Thompson 6-0, 6-2 in the final. They both qualify for the state singles tournament. Charoenkul didn't drop a game in the other 3 matches. Dayna Price of the Trojans ended up 4th.

(5/20) Fairfield Defeats Washington In Girls Soccer


The Fairfield varsity girls soccer team rolled 10-0 at Washington yesterday. Kristin Burnstedt and Emma Rosner netted 4 goals apiece. Alie Kensett and Ella Pollett each scored once. Goalie Sarah Davisson only needed to make one save. There was no JV contest.

(5/20) Fairfield Boys Soccer Team Rips Washington


Fairfield took a 10-2 varsity boys soccer home win against Washington last evening. Solomon Constant scored 6 goals and Brayden Miller netted the other 4. Jordan Guezimane, Shawn Spurrier, Chaysten Titus and Miller each had an assist. Brenon Lunsford totaled 4 saves.

The Trojans fell 3-1 in the JV game. Dallas Peebler provided the goal with an assist from Nicholas Firsbie.

(5/19) Fairfield High School Selects Diana Drish As Volleyball Coach


Diana Drish is the next head volleyball coach at Fairfield High School, accepting the offer last Friday the 13th on her birthday then approved during the school board meeting Monday night. She has coached the Trojans 9th grade team the last 14 years after 4 years with the middle school volleyball program. 

Drish graduated from Fairfield High School in 1996 and was on the varsity volleyball team from 93 through 95. She was one of 2 setters in 1994 then had the primary setting duites as a senior. Nancy Diers had been the head coach 30 years before retiring after last season. She continues to be a PE teacher at Fairfield Middle School.

(5/19) Fairfield Tops Keokuk In Boys Soccer


The Fairfield varsity boys soccer team took a 6-4 win at Keokuk yesterday. Solomon Constant netted 4 goals and Chaysten Titus contributed one. Shawn Spurrier came through with 3 assists. A Chief own goal rounded out the Trojans scoring. Brendon Lunsford made 5 saves. There was no JV game. Fairfield is scheduled to host Washington this evening with the varsity teams playing at 6 and JV competition will follow.

(5/16) MSAE Rolls To Boys Tennis Title


The Maharishi School varsity boys tennis team took the championship of the Fairfield Class 1A district competition Thursday with 25 points. They had first place in the singles with Chandre Morales and the doubles duo of Kai Vessey and Daniel Zhu. Stone Sample and Coleson Whisler from Davis County were 3rd in doubles while Fairfield's Gannon Courtright and Elijah Parr ended up 4th. The 2nd place squad was Fort Madison scoring 16 which nipped Davis County by 3 points. The host Trojans were last of 6 with 6.