Galion Area Tournament Trail


State tennis tournament berth on the line for Kayley Gimbel

SHELBY — Kayley Gimbel was back on the courts in Shelby last Saturday morning to determine her district tennis tournament seeding.

Gimbel was a perfect 3-0 last Thursday to win herself a spot at the tournament in Bowling Green on Thursday. She had a straight-set victory over a girl from Norwalk, was taken to three sets against Ontario and thumped her St. Peter’s opponent without dropping a game.

On Saturday, Gimbel’s first opponent was a girl from Lexington High School. Gimbel lost 2-6, 3-6. But she bounced back against a girl from Willard winning 6-3, 6-2. Gimbel finished the day on that victory and was awarded a third-place seed for the district tournament.

Gimbel is 21-3 this year in singles action. A berth in the state tennis tournament is on the line this week.

Sectional soccer includes Tiger boys at Willard and girls at Cory-Rawson on Oct. 18.

GALION — Sectionals matchups for Galion’s boys and girls soccer teams have been announced.

The boys soccer team has been paired up to play the Willard Flashes on Tuesday Oct. 18, in Willard. Game time, as of now, is set to start at 5:30 p.m. There may be a complication with the field being available at the time meaning that the match may have to be moved to a neutral site.

The girls soccer team will travel to Rawson to meet up with the Hornets of Cory-Rawson High School. This game will take place on Monday Oct. 18 at 5:15 p.m.

Tiger volleyball team plays Bucyrus on Oct. 19

GALION — Galion’s volleyball team begins play Oct. 19, at home, vs. Bucyrus. If they win’t they will face Huron in Huron on Oct. 22 The Tigers are 8-12 following Monday night’s win over Mount Gilead.

Northmor spikers at home vs. Worthington Christian on Oct.18.

GALION — The Northmor Knights volleyball team will begin its postseason run at home Tuesday Oct.18. The Knights will play host to Worthington Christian at 6 p.m.

If the Knights win, they will host the second round game as well, on Saturday Oct. 22 at 2:30 p.m. Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference Blue Division rivals Cardington Pirates would be the opponent in this matchup.

Marisa Gwinner makes a big hit earlier this season for the Galion volleyball team. (Photo by Lynne Foust)

Galion’s Marisa Gwinner hits a return against Buckeye Central on Saturday at Buckeye Central on Saturday. Walt Butler/Galion Inquirer Kayley Gimbel
http://galioninquirer.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_Galion-Volleyball_03.jpgGalion’s Marisa Gwinner hits a return against Buckeye Central on Saturday at Buckeye Central on Saturday. Walt Butler/Galion Inquirer Kayley Gimbel

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