SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Ashley Dowden of Helias finished 1-2 in the Class 2 state singles tournament that concluded Saturday at the Cooper Tennis Complex.
Dowden opened with a 6-0, 6-0 victory against Maranda Ann Miller of Webb City. In the quarterfinals, Dowden fell 3-6, 4-6 to defending state champion Risa Takenaka of Francis Howell North.
Dowden, who finished 25-2 this season, then lost 3-6, 4-6 to Adele Royal of Park Hill South.