Raiders pace the field, Spartans end up fourth

The Almont boys’ tennis team poses for a group photo after netting a first at the BWAC Tournament last Saturday.

TRI-CITY AREA — The Almont and Imlay City boys’ tennis teams took first and fourth, respectively, at the Blue Water Area Conference Tournament last Saturday.
Armada High School is where the action unfolded.
Almont’s 47-point total paced the field assembled. They were followed by Armada (35 points), Yale (31), Imlay City (25), Cros-Lex (17) and Richmond (six).
Thomas Manko (first singles), Sam Bussone (second singles), Jack Jellison (fourth singles), Darren Herman and Jacob Korte (first doubles), Paul Biolchini and Jacob Rayl (second doubles), Trey Belanger and Nathan Castillo (third doubles) plus Blake Campbell and Luke Schlanderer (fourth doubles) led Almont with flight titles that day.
Ethan Marcola (third singles) added a second to Almont’s cause.
The second doubles team of Josh Maday and Zack Dingwell and the fourth doubles team of Beau Hund and Brendan Monville paced Imlay City with seconds.
The first doubles combination of Ross Edson and Ricky Guerrero tacked on a third to Imlay City’s cause.

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.