Clear Fork knocks off Galion in tennis


GALION — The weather cooperated just enough for the Clear Fork Colts tennis team to travel to Heise Park to meet up with the Galion Tigers on Monday afternoon.

Clear Fork returned home with a 3-2 victory.

Noah Brown, playing first singles for the Colts, breezed his way to a straight-set win over Galion’s Tanner Amos; 6-0, 6-0 to gain the first point for the team.

At second singles, Brandyn Cole defeated Lucas Conner after dropping the first match; 4-6, 6-0, 6-0.

The third and final point of the afternoon for Clear Fork came at third singles. Diego Cerron found himself in a bit of a dual with the Tigers’ Landon Rose. But Cerron was able to come away with another point for the Colts, defeating Rose; 7-6 (6-3 tiebreaker), 6-2.

See more photos from the match in Galion in our online gallery.

Galion would earn both of their points in doubles play on Monday.

Evan Wertz and Alex Wisenbarger faced off against the Tigers’ Nic Oehler and Matt Sparks and were handed the loss; 0-6, 4-6.

The second doubles team of Isaac Bailey and Michell Carroll did not have much luck either against the Galion duo of Tyler Harris and Max Papenhausen, falling in straight sets; 0-6, 0-6.

Clear Fork will travel to Madison to meet up with the Rams on Thursday April 6 and will be at home against the Rams from Upper Sandusky.

Bellville Star | Deborah E. Mayton

Clear Fork beat Galion in a non-league tennis match Monday in Galion. The Colts picked up wins in first singes via Noah Brown, second singles via Brandyn Cole and third singles thanks to Diego Cerron. Galion won both doubles matches.

By Chad Clinger

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