Iola tennis has tough day in Pittsburg

Iola High's tennis team faced its toughest competition yet during the 2024 season. The Mustangs were unable to come up with any match victories during the event.


April 10, 2024 - 2:59 PM

PITTSBURG — Iola High’s tennis team had its work cut out for its participants Tuesday.

“We played some of our hardest matches of the season, so far,” head coach Chris Belknap said. 

Payton Kern fell 8-1 to Daniel Sullivan of Bishop Miege; 8-3 to Chanute’s Noah Vogel; 8-0 to Wyatt Schultz of Parsons;  and 8-0 to Isaiah Powers of Pittsburg.

In No. 2 singles action, Iola’s Trapper Boren fell, 8-0 to Lucas Morello of Miege, 8-0 to Blaine Smoot of Chanute; 8-0 to Tanner Nolting of Parsons; and 8-0 to Trey Streeter of Pittsburg.

Iola’s No. 1 doubles team of Ethan Riebel and Brody Thompson fell 8-1 to Joseph Schmidt and Matthew Morris of Miege; 8-1 to Ethan Burnett and Ayden Cummings of Chanute; 8-0 to Conner Barcus and Daylon Holman of Pittsburg; and 8-0 to Andy Goris and Dakota Hunt of Pittsburg.

The Mustangs’ No. 2 doubles team of Konner Larney and Harley Blankship fell 8-0 to Rocco Morello and Andrew Brown of Miege; 8-1 to Luke Becknell and Anthony Wendt of Chanue; and 8-3 to Josh Ozbun and Kory Johnson of Pittsburg.

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