Fawson’s run ends at state

Keira Fawson went 0-2 at the Class 4A State Tennis Tournament Saturday to end her 2021 campaign. Fawson went 17-9 on the


October 18, 2021 - 10:18 AM

Iola HIgh's Keira Fawson, shown at a tournament earlier this season, ended her season at the Class 4A State Tournament Saturday. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

WINFIELD — Iola High’s Keira Fawson saw her tennis season come to an end Friday in the first day of the Class 4A State Tournament.

Fawson, a sophomore, fell in the opening round in a pair of hard-fought sets to Kami Reichenberger of Wellington, 6-4 and 6-4.

The setback dropped Fawson into the consolation bracket, where she was eliminated by Kacey Lehl of Buhler, 9-4. (Matches in the consolation bracket are one-set competitions.)

Fawson ends 2021 with a 17-9 record.