Galion tennis finishes regular season on a high note

By Chad Clinger - [email protected]

GALION — On Tuesday afternoon, the Galion Tennis team wrapped up their 2017 regular season by hosting and defeating the St.Pete’s Spartans by a final tally of 3-2.

Nic Oehler and Matt Sparks cruised to a victory at first doubles by a final score of 6-4, 6-2. Bryce Barnhart and Max Papenhausen were also victorious at second doubles for the Tigers, winning 6-4, 6-4.

First doubles teams for Galion finish the season with a 16-7 record while the second doubles teams for the Tigers were 17-5.

Galion’s other point on the afternoon was scored by Lucas Conner at third singles. Conner won his match 6-4, 6-4 to secure the Tigers’ victory.

Landon Rose was defeated at first singles; 0-6, 1-6 and Tyler Harris dropped his second singles contest; 1-6, 0-6.

The win moved Galion to a 12-7 overall record on the season. The Tigers will travel to Shelby High School on Thursday May 11 to begin their postseason run at sectionals. Action on Thursday is set to begin at 9 am.

By Chad Clinger

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