www.theTelegramNews.com  | Jackson and Vinton Counties Home Page  | Jackson OH, Wellston OH, Oak Hill OH, McArthur OH, Coalton OH, Hamden OH, Wilkesville OH, Zaleski OH
Local News
Sports
Community News
Opinion
Obituaries
Vinton County
Family Features
Lifestyle
Classified Ads
Public Notices/Legal Ads
Electronic Newsletter
RSS Feeds
Event Calendar
Send us a News Story
Links Directory
Church Directory
Telegram Staff
About The Telegram
About Our Website
Newspaper Awards
Advertise with Us
Subscribe Online



home : sports : sports May 26, 2017

5/13/2017 4:41:00 PM
BOYS TENNIS: Radune earns runner-up in Division II tennis sectional

TODD COMPSTON
Sports Editor


PORTSMOUTH - Jackson's Connor Radune has been tough to beat on the tennis court.

Radune is 12-0 in the regular season at the No. 1 singles slot for the Ironmen with one regular season match left to be played against Gallia Academy on Monday, May 15.

Now he has capped a dominant showing in the Southeast District Sectional Tournament in Division II this week at Shawnee State University.

The Jackson High School senior finished as the sectional runner-up out of 65 competitors after losing for the first time this season in straight sets, 6-4, 6-2 against Juan Navas of Miami Trace in the championship match.

Radune improved to 17-1 this spring, as he heads into his third consecutive district tournament on Saturday, May 20 at Ohio University in Athens.



vinton County Bank

After winning his first three matches in tournament play, Radune won easily over Ken Upthegrove of Washington Court House in the quarterfinal round 6-1, 6-3.

Radune then earned a berth to the championship match after defeating Brandon Nibert of Waverly 6-2, 6-3 in the semifinals.

Meanwhile, Jackson's Caden Southard, along with Blake Wyatt, who ends with a match record of 13-2 on the season, were both eliminated in the third round in the singles division.

The Ironmen's No. 1 doubles team of Travis Stevens and Zayne Warrens were also eliminated in the third round, while the No. 2 doubles team of Madison Ephlin and Mason Sheets went out in the second round.

Up next, the Ironmen will play for the outright SEOAL championship. However, a loss would result in a three-way tie for the league title between Gallia Academy, Jackson and Logan.

The Ironmen are currently 4-1 in the league, while Logan is 4-2 and Gallia Academy is 3-2.





Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments about this story for possible publication online and/or in our print edition.

Article comments are not immediately posted to theTelegramNews.com.

Each submission must be approved by our Editor, who reserves the right to remove inappropriate language or content. There may be a delay of up to 72 hours for any submission while the Editor reviews and approves your comments.

Note: All information on this form is required.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


Advanced Search

<May>
SMTWTFS
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      








The Telegram | www.theTelegramNews.com | WKOV-FM 96.7 | WCJO-FM 97.7 | WYRO-FM 98.7 | WYPC-AM 1330

THE TELEGRAM | PO Box 667 Jackson OH 45640 | phone 740.286.3023 | fax 740.286.6679
Copyright © 2017 JACKSON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.

Privacy Notice | Web Site Visitor Policy

Software © 1998-2017 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved