Galion doubles team wins title at Bucyrus tennis invite

2018 Jim Grandy Tennis Invitational

BUCYRUS —Galion’s No. 1 doubles team of Tyler Harris and Max Papenhausen won the title at Saturday’s Jim Grandy Tennis Invitational in Bucyrus.

In their first-round match against Marion Harding, Harris and Papenhausen advanced 8-7. The Tigers’ twosome advanced to the championship match with an 8-0 win over Upper Sandusky’s top doubles team. Harris and Papenhausen then beat River Valley’s top duo 8-1 to win the title.

The Tigers’ second doubles team of Kodin West and Chris Amick was eliminated in the first round by a team from Upper sandusky.

In singles play, Zach Grimes lost to Luke Henrich of St. Peter’s at first singles, 0-8. Alec Dicus, playing at second singles, was eliminated by Kolin McKelvey from Willard 2-8. Weston Rose dropped his third singles match to Justin Blackburn of Upper, 6-8.

Joining the Tigers at the Grandy in Bucyrus were: Tiffin Calvert, Harding, St. Peter’s, Upper Sandusky, Willard, River Valley and the hosting Redmen.

Galion 5, Mansfield Senior 0

GALION — The Galion Tigers tennis beat Mansfield Senior 5-0 on Friday at Heise Park to improve to 3-4 on the season. Galion didn’t lose a set.

At first singles Tyler Harris won 6-2, 6-2. Playing at second singles and winning 6-0, 6-1 was Zach Grimes. Rounding out the singles victories was Alec Dicus who won 6-0,6-0.

In first doubles action, tMax Papenhausen and Chris Amick cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 win while the second doubles pairing of Westen Rose and Doug Harvey completed the sweep with a 6-0, 6-1 victory.


By Chad Clinger



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