Sam Bussone, of Almont, returns a shot during a match last season.


ALMONT — The Almont boys’ tennis team opened their 2021 campaign Monday at the Utica Eisenhower Tournament.

When the final scores were posted, Almont amassed an output of seven points.

Jerry Schurig (third singles) plus Rich Rockey and Troy Pape (first doubles) led Almont with second-place finishes.

Blake Campbell (second singles), Owen Viaene (fourth singles) plus Hunter Vallus and Nolan Roszczewski (second doubles) gave Almont thirds.

Sam Bussone (first singles), Cooper Schapman and Declan Klassa (third doubles) along with Johnny Hall and William Kasper (fourth doubles) added fourths to Almont’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.