Galion third in MOAC tennis

Staff report

Galion tennis traveled to Buckeye Valley on Saturday to finish the Mid Ohio Athletic tennnis tournament that was rained out part way through the matches the Saturday a week ago.

Galion finished third overall.

Tanner Amos at one singles defeated a Harding player 6-3 and 6-4 then was defeated by a River Valley player, who lost to a Buckey Valley player to finish 1-2 for fourth place. Lucas Conner at 2 singles lost a tough opening match 7-6, 6-7 and 1-6. Conner bounced back to win his next match over an Harding player and he finished fifth. Conner is now 10-9 on the season.

Tristan Baldy at 3 singles lost his first round to a River Valley player 2-6 and 4-6. Baldy bounced back to win his next match over a Jonathan Alder player to finish third for the MOAC. Baldy is now 15-5 on the season. First doubles of Nic Oehler/Matt Sparks won their first match 6-2, 4-6 and 6-2 over a River Valley team. Next match they lost 4-6, 6-4 and 6-2 to Jonathon Alder team, and their final match they defeated a Harding team to finish third overall. They are now 11-11 on the year. Second doubles won the first match over Harding 5-7, 6-1 and 6-2. In the second match, Galion lost to River Valley and then Tyler Harris/Landon Rose defeated Jonathan Alder to finish third. They are 11-10 on the season.

Galion Men’s tennis traveled to Marion Pleasant on Friday night and completed the sweep for the season with another 5-0 Tiger victory.

The Tigers continue to play very good tennis the second part of the season, said assistant coach Terry Gribble.

Amos at one singles won 1-6 1-6 for his 9th win of the season. Conner at 2 singles won 6-2 6-0. Baldy at three singles won 6-3 and 7-5. First doubles of Oehler/ Sparks won 6-2 and 6-0. Second doubles of Rose/ Harris won 6-4 and 6-2.

Galion begins sectional play against 12 teams in Shelby Thursday.

Staff report

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