The Fairfield varsity girls tennis team opened Class 1A regional play with a 5-0 win Saturday over Albia on the indoor courts at the MUM Rec center. Winning straight sets of 6-0 were:
1 Yana Gaskell
2 Anatta Charoenkul
3 Nellie Higdon
5 Tess Paton
Number 4 player Abby Schaefer rolled 6-0, 6-2
Destiny Gridley was ahead 6-0, 5-0 at 6 when that match and number one doubles were suspended since the 5 points needed to clinch the outcome was reached.
Mount Pleasant got by Maharishi School 5-3. They will meet host Fairfield on the middle school courts at 4:30 this afternoon. The winner advances to the regional final in Fairfield Saturday. The opponent will come from Oskaloosa where 1st and 2nd round matches were postponed Saturday and rescheduled today.