Galion tennis defeated
The Galion boys tennis played a double header in Marion against Jonathan Alder tonight. Galion lost the first match 2-3 and the second match 0-5. Tanner Amos at one singles lost 1-6 and 0-6. Lucas Conner lost at 2 singles 0-6 and 1-6. Tristan Baldy won at 3 singles 6-4 and 7-5 to improve to 12-4 on the season. First doubles team Nic Oehler/Matt Sparks lost 1-6 and 1-6. Second doubles of Landon Rose/Ty Harris won a tough match 7-5 and 6-4 for Galions second point of the match.
Second match Galion switched players around and Nic Oehler played first singles and lost 0-6 and 0-6. Second singles was Matt Sparks and he lost 1-6 and 1-6. Third singles saw Dustin Bleedlove take a loss of 1-6 and 1-6. First doubles team of Tanner Amos/Lucal Conner lost 0-6 and 5-7. Second doubles of Max Papenhausen/Landon Rose lost 2-6, 7-5 and 7-5.
On Tuesday night, the team traveled to River Valley and were beaten 2-3. Amos at one singles lost to the top player in the league 0-6 1-6. Lucas Conner at 2 singles won 6-3 6-4 to improve to 7-6 on the season. Baldy at 3 singles won 6-1 and 6-0 to improve his record to 11-4. First doubles of Oehler/Sparks lost 0-6 2-6 and second doubles of Rose/Harris lost 4-6 and 3-6.
Galion plays in the MOAC championship on Saturday at Buckeye Valley.
Bike lessons for scouts
The Cycling Sports Center of Galion taught bicycle safety and repair for Boys Scout Troop 314 Wednesday evening. Owner Troy Chipka walked the troop through the procedure of changing a flat tire before having the scouts do it themsevles with a few sample wheels. Chipka also showed them where to find the tire size, its meaning and how much inflation tires need.
Northmor had a rough day at Fredericktown Wednesday, as they were no-hit in an 18-0 loss. While the Knights only surrendered eight hits in the game, they walked nine batters and committed five errors.
Sam Eichorn, Mostyn Evans, Nate Hall and Tyler Kegley pitched in the game for the Knights, with Eichorn striking out two batters.
The Northmor girls overcame a fast start by Highland to claim a 7-5 win on Monday. The Scots scored four runs in the top of the first, but the Knights tallied one in the bottom of the inning, one in the second, two in the third and three in the fourth to jump in front 7-4. Highland tallied one in the seventh, but couldn’t catch up to their hosts.
Shelbey Lilly picked up the win for the Knights. She struck out two and walked one, while giving up 12 hits. Cristiana Boggs tallied three hits, including a triple; while Karlee Carroll had a double and single and both Aly Blunk and Lily Tate picked up a pair of hits.
For the Scots, Lucy Smith and Abby O’Bryant pitched, with Smith taking the loss. They combined to strike out two and walk four, while giving up 11 hits. O’Bryant hit a home run, while Katie Coffee had a double and single. Parker Steck, Harlee Steck and Smith all added two singles each.
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