Strough, Barkho make ‘mind-boggling’ trek

Journey brings them to Class 1 doubles tourney

Scott Strough still tries to fathom how he and Philip Barkho reached this ultimate destination.

Tennis novices three years ago when first introduced to the sport, the Fulton seniors will put the wraps on their high school careers when they compete together in the Class 1 state doubles tournament at the Cooper Tennis Complex in Springfield.

Strough and Barkho — sporting an 18-2 record — open play in the first round against Pembroke Hill’s Daniel Han and Noah Bortnick at 9 this morning.

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