Fillies finish fourth at Pittsburg meet

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September 21, 2018 - 11:00 PM

Junior Carlie Payne prepares to volley a ball back to the opposing team in a match in Chanute on Sept. 13. REGISTER/TIMTOHY EVERSON

The Iola tennis team headed south on Thursday to face a loaded field in Pittsburg and walked away with a fourth-place finish out of eight teams. Three out of the four Iola entries finished in the top four including two third-place finishes.

The number one doubles team of Carlie Payne and Gabby Richards finished third with a 3-1 record.

Payne and Richards opened things up with an 8-2 win over St. Marys-Colgan and an 8-4 win over Bishop Miege. They lost 8-1 to Labette but rebounded with an 8-4 win over Fort Scott.

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