Kayla Crawford of Hillsboro will be participating in the Midwest Indoor Pickleball Championships Pro Exhibition Matches in Charleston, Illinois, on the campus of Eastern Illinois University on March 20. Doors open at 7 p.m. and games start at 7:30. The public is encouraged to come watch the pros in this free event.
Crawford’s opponents include professional players KaSandra Gehrke (Onix) of Springfield, Missouri, Keenan Gore (Engage) of Springfield, Missouri, Zane Navratil (Onix) of Racine, Wisconsin, Altaf Merchant (Onix) of Owensboro, Kentucky, Scott Maschmann (Engage) of St. Louis, Missouri, and Katie Gaines of Joplin, Missouri.
Crawford is an active member of the MoCo Pickleball Club here in Montgomery County and plays regularly in Hillsboro and Litchfield.