Galion tennis team wins makeup match


GALION — After a rain-drenched week last week, the Galion Tigers tennis team was back at it on Monday against the Crestline Bulldogs. The Tigers didn’t miss a beat, defeating the visiting Bulldogs 5-0 to improve to 13-4 on the season.

The clean sweep of Crestline in singles competition was relatively quick. At first singles, Kayley Gimbel improved to 16-2 this year, beating her opponent; 6-1, 6-0. Katherine Talbott is now 15-4 after her 6-1, 6-0 victory at second singles. Third singles competitor Jalyn Oswald’s hot streak continued, winning 6-0, 6-0 and moving her record to 18-3.

Kiersten Gifford and Katie Baughn had no trouble gaining a point for the Tigers at first doubles, winning 6-3, 6-1. The second doubles team of Marissa Breinich and Orchid Parsons gained Galion’s fifth point after a 6-2, 6-1 victory against their Crestline opponent.

Galion will be in action on Tuesday October 4 at home against the Bucyrus Redmen.

By Chad Clinger

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