SPORTS IN BRIEF: MSAE sports, summer camp information, Fairfield soccer
Pioneers sweep Ottumwa Invite
The Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment boys’ tennis team swept the Ottumwa Invitational Saturday.
MSAE took first place in all six singles flights and in each doubles category too. Ottumwa finished second, followed by Oskaloosa and Indianola.
Sam Stickels won the No. 1 singles match 6-4. Surya Sawhney and Solaris Nite came back from behind to win their tightly contested doubles match 6-5.
“I was impressed by the way Solaris and Surya handled the pressure,” MSAE coach Steve Briggs said. “Both players repeatedly came up with key shots to capture the gold medals.”
The Pioneers are scheduled to travel to Burlington today. District are on Thursday.
Trojans earn split at Mid-Prairie
The Fairfield boys’ soccer team is now 5-6 on the season after recording one loss and one victory at a tournament Saturday in Wellman.
The Trojans took down Washington 6-2. Solomon Constant, Austin Lauderman and Brayden Miller each had two goals. Constant and Lauderman each has two assists, and Toma Bousquet earned one assist.
Fairfield then lost to Mid-Prairie 5-0. The Trojans are scheduled to play at Keokuk tonight.
Baseball camp to be held in June
The Fairfield Trojan Baseball Camp will be held June 9-13 at Trojan Field.
The camp will be run by Fairfield High School baseball coach Josh Allison, along with current players and assistant coaches. There will be hitting instruction, pitching instruction, velocity radar reading and one game on the high school field. Each camper will also receive free admission to one Fairfield baseball game.
Ages 7-10 will play from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Ages 10-14 will play from 10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. The cost of the camp is $35. If a family has more than one participant, the cost is reduced to $25 per athlete. A T-Shirt is included in the price.
Pre-registration is preferred but not essential. Camp hopefuls can register online at fairfieldparksandrec.org or by calling the Fairfield Park and Rec Department at 641-472-6159.
Flattery to coach at summer camps
Fairfield boys’ golf camp will be held June 16-20 for grades 4-8.
The camp will be run by Fairfield golf coach Mick Flattery, and will be conducted from 1-3 p.m. at Fairfield Golf & Country Club.
Flattery will also be holding a girls’ basketball camp from July 7-11 at Fairfield High School.
The camp will be from 8-10 a.m. for grades 8-12, and from 10 a.m. to noon for grades 4-7.