Almont’s Owen Viaene returns a shot during a BWAC match earlier this season.

TRI-CITY AREA — The Almont and Imlay City boys’ tennis teams place third and fifth, respectively last Friday at the Blue Water Area Conference Tournament in Armada.

The host team won the tournament with 45 points. They were followed by Yale (41 points), Almont (32), Cros-Lex (22), Imlay City (21) and Richmond (five). Jerry Schurig (second singles) and Mark Schlanderer (third singles) led Almont with seconds.

Almont also received thirds from Owen Viaene (first singles), Will Kasper (fourth singles), Hunter Vallus and Cooper Schapman (first doubles) along with Ethan Stacer and Eric Brown (third doubles).

Imlay City did not have any placewinners that day.

All-BWAC first team-Owen Viaene, Almont, first singles; Jerry Schurig, Almont, second singles; Jack Davis, Armada, first singles; Jarret Hill, Armada, second singles; Jacob Dean, Armada, third singles; Drew Blake and Jacob Meerschaert, Armada, first doubles; Jimmy Krampits, Cros-Lex, first singles; Zach Edson, Imlay City, first singles; Kaiden Criebe, Richmond, first singles; Tommy Culhane, Yale, first singles; Aiden Korolden, Yale, second singles.

Player of the Year- Yale’s Tommy Culhane and Armada’s Jack Davis share the honor. Coach of the Year- Dave Fredette, Armada.

Kevin Kissane

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.