IMLAY CITY — Imlay City’s Griffin Wetzel won the Boys Singles 6 Flight and Maggie Muehleisen wound up second among Girls Singles 5 Flight entrants at the Francis J. Robinson Memorial Tennis Tournament this past week in Port Huron.
Wetzel opened his tournament stint Wednesday with a 4-1 win against Landon Kamendat.
Later that day, Wetzel picked up a 4-1 victory over Conor Heimbach.
He then followed it up with a 4-0 triumph against Evan Cummings; a 4-1 win over Andrew Barnett; and a 4-0 victory against Yanni Kasparian.
Those outcomes netted him a spot in Sunday’s title match where he squared off versus Barnett.
That battle drew to a close with Wetzel up by a 4-1, 4-1 count.
Muehleisen began tournament play with a 8-4 loss Wednesday to Kayla Faust.
Later that day, she bounced back with an 8-5 win against Emma Shafer.
That earned her a rematch with Faust in Sunday’s flight title match.
When the final scores were tallied, Faust registered a 6-2, 6-1 triumph.
Hannah Sapp also represented Imlay City at the Robinson Tournament.
Playing in the Girls Singles 3 Flight, Sapp started things off Wednesday with a 6-0 win against Ava Cousino and a 6-5 victory over Lauren Aragones.
That was followed Friday with a 5-6 loss to Liz Pardy and a 0-6 setback to Elizabeth Hoff.
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.