Almont’s Jacob Rayl serves during a match at home last week.

ALMONT — Almont earned a 5-3 win against visiting Sandusky in a non-league tennis clash last Thursday.

In individual action, Sam Bussone secured a 6-2, 7-5 top flight victory over Jonathan Wenzel; Jack Jellison registered a 6-3, 6-1 triumph against Kyle Pardy at second singles; Jacob Rayl claimed a 6-0, 6-0 third flight win over Wesley Smith; and Blake Campbell rallied for a 6-7, 6-3, 6-2 victory against Bret Kartanys at fourth singles.

As far as doubles play was concerned, Tony Tabacchi and Jerry Schurig furnished a 7-6, 7-6 top flight triumph over Jackson Kartanys and Annie Ross; Rich Rockey and Markie Schlanderer dropped a 1-6, 4-6 verdict to Caleb Minard and Carson Shampo at second doubles; Matt Walker and Troy Pape fell by a 2-6, 4-6 third flight count to Dylan Kartanys and Parker Ulfig; plus Randy Graham and Hunter Vallus dropped a 2-6, 1-6 verdict to Jacob Papp and Gabe Drabant at fourth doubles.

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.