Bobst & Osborn Sign with SSU Tennis

Alicia Bobst and Regan Osborn signed a letter of intent to play women's tennis at Shawnee State University on Tuesday, May 8, 2018.  Alicia and Regan are both four-year varsity letter winners for the Clay HS tennis team, a team which has won the SOC I championship three out of the last four years (2015, 2017, & 2018).

Read more: Bobst & Osborn Sign with SSU TennisAlicia is the daughter of Marianne and Wayne Bobst of Portsmouth. Regan is the daughter of Brent and Kathy Osborn of Portsmouth.

Pictured along with Alicia and Regan are their parents; Matt Cline, Clay HS assistant tennis coach; and Steve Boone, SSU's tennis coach.

2018 Clay HS Tennis

Clay HS Tennis 2018

Date Opponent Location Time Result(s)
3/26/18 East East 4:30 W 5-0 (1-0, 1-0)
3/27/18 West West - ETC Park 4:30 W 5-0 (2-0, 2-0)
3/28/18 Unioto OU Chillicothe 4:30 postponed
3/29/18 Glenwood New Boston 4:30 postponed to 4/11
4/2/18 Waverly Waverly 4:30 L 0-5 (2-1, 2-1)
4/4/18 Minford Minford 4:30 W 5-0 (3-1, 3-1)
4/5/18 Wheelersburg WBurg 4:30 L 1-4 (3-2, 3-2)
4/7/18 Logan Elm
Miami Trace
Circleville
Logan Elm 10:00 postponed to 4/14
4/9/18 Valley Valley 4:30 W 4-1 (4-2, 4-2)
4/10/18 East East 4:30 W 5-0 (5-2, 5-2)
4/11/18 Glenwood Glenwood 4:30 W 5-0 (6-2, 6-2)
4/12/18 Notre Dame SSU 4:30 W 5-0 (7-2, 7-2)
4/14/18 Logan Elm
Miami Trace
Circleville
Logan Elm 10:00 postponed to 4/21
4/16/18 Glenwood Clay 4:30 postponed to 4/20
4/17/18 Portsmouth PHS 4:00 W 4-1 (8-2, 7-2)
4/18/18 Unioto Unioto 4:30 W 5-0 (9-2, 7-2)
4/20/18 Glenwood Glenwood 4:30 W 5-0 (10-2, 8-2)
4/21/18 Logan Elm
Circleville
Miami Trace
Logan Elm 10:00 LE 18
C 6
MT 6
Clay 5
4/23/18 Ironton Ironton 4:30 postponed to 5/4
4/24/18 Notre Dame SSU 4:30 postponed to 4/27
4/25/18 Portsmouth Clay 4:30 postponed to 5/5
4/27/18 Notre Dame SSU 4:30 W 3-2 (11-2, 9-2)
5/1-2/18 SOC New Boston TBA POY - Keller
All-SOC - Velilla, Stone, 
Armstrong, & Cline

COY - Blanton
5/4/18 Ironton Ironton 4:30 cancelled
5/5/18 Portsmouth PHS TBA cancelled
5/7-8 Sectional PHS/SSU 8:00 Keller adv. Districts #4
5/19/18 District OU - Athens 10:00  
        SOC Champions

Roster

Player Grade
Hunter Armstrong 12
Alicia Bobst 12
Regan Osborn 12
Garrett Stone 12
Sydney Barney 11
Tyler Hobbs 11
Madison Nigh 11
Sarah Widdowson 11
Caden Cline 10
Gage Keller 10
Inigo Velilla 10
Ethan Jones 9
   
Coach - Bobby Blanton  
Assistant - Matt Cline  

3/26/18 - East. Clay WON 5-0
Stone won 6-1, 6-0; Widdowson won 6-0, 6-0; Hobbs won 6-0, 6-0; Armstrong/Cline won 6-0, 6-0; & Osborn/Barney won 6-0, 6-0 
3/27/18 - West. Clay WON 5-0
Keller won 6-2, 6-0; Stone won 6-4, 6-3; Velilla won 6-4, 4-6, 6-0; Armstrong/Cline won 6-2, 6-4; & Osborn/Bobst 6-3, 3-1
4/2/18 - Waverly. Clay LOST 0-5
Keller lost 1-6, 0-6; Stone lost 3-6, 6-7 (3-7); Velilla lost 6-7 (5-7), 2-6; Armstrong/Cline lost 1-6, 3-6, & Osborn/Bobst lost 6-7 (3-7), 6-7 (5-7)
4/4/18 - Minford. Clay WON 5-0
Keller won 6-1, 6-0; Stone won 7-6 (7-3), 7-5; Velilla won 7-6 (7-5), 0-6, 6-4; Armstrong/Cline won 6-3, 4-6, 6-1; & Osborn/Hobbs won 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (7-4)
4/5/18 - Wheelersburg.  Clay LOST 1-4
Keller lost 1-6, 0-6; Stone won 6-2, 6-1; Velilla lost 6-3, 5-7, 0-6; Armstrong/Cline lost 2-6, 6-4, 4-6; & Osborn/Widdowson lost 6-0, 1-6, 0-6
4/9/18 - Valley. Clay WON 4-1
Keller won 6-0, 6-0; Velilla won 6-0, 6-0; Stone won 6-2, 6-2; Armstong/Cline lost 2-6, 3-6; & Osborn/Widdowson won 6-1, 7-5
4/10/18 - East. Clay WON 5-0
Armstrong won 5-7, 6-2, 6-2; Widdowson won 6-1, 6-0; Hobss won 6-1, 6-1; Osborn/Bobst won 6-0, 6-0; & Nigh/Jones won 6-0, 6-0 
4/11/18 - Glenwood. Clay WON 5-0
Keller won 6-0, 6-0; Stone won 6-0, 6-0; Hobbs 6-4, 4-6, 6-3; Armstrong/Cline 6-0, 6-2; & Osborn/Widdowson 6-0, 6-1
4/12/18 - Notre Dame. Clay WON 5-0
Keller won 6-0, 6-1; Velilla won 6-0, 6-1; Stone won 6-0, 6-0; Armstrong/Cline won 7-6 (7-0), 6-2; & Osborn/Bobst won 6-2, 6-0
4/17/18 - Portsmouth. Clay WON 4-1
Keller won 4-6, 6-4, 6-3; Stone won 6-4, 7-5; Velilla won 6-3, 6-0; Armstrong/Widdowson lost 1-6, 1-6; & Osborn/Hobbs won 6-1, 6-2
4/18/18 - Unioto. Clay WON 5-0
Keller won 6-0, 6-4; Stone won 6-0, 6-0; Velilla won 6-2, 6-0; Armstrong/Cline won 6-2, 6-0; Osborn/Bobst won 6-0, 6-2 
4/20/18 - Glenwood. Clay WON 5-0
Keller won by forfeit; Velilla won 6-0, 6-4; Hobbs won 6-0, 6-2; Armstrong/Cline won 6-1, 6-1; Barney/Night won 6-4, 6-2
4/21/19 - Logan Elm Invite. 
Keller lost 1-8 (LE) and won 8-4 (MT); Velilla lost 0-8 (LE) and won 8-0 (MT); Stone won 8-0 (C) and lost 2-8 (LE); Armstrong/Cline lost 4-8 (C) and lost 5-8 (MT); Osborn/Bobst lost 1-8 (LE) and won 8-0 (C).  Stone received a third singles runner-up trophy.
4/27/18 - Notre Dame. Clay WON 3-2
Keller won 6-0, 6-0; Velilla won 6-1, 6-1, Hobbs lost 6-2, 3-6, 1-6; Armstrong Cline lost 5-7, 4-6; Osborn/Widdowson won 6-0, 6-2
5/1/18 - SOC Matches.
Singles - #4Stone d. Craft (NB) 6-1, 6-0; #3 Velilla d. Flannery (E) 7-5, 6-2; #1Keller d. Stone 6-3, 6-1; #3Velilla d. #2Carter (NB) 6-0, 6-3; Keller d. Velilla 7-5, 6-4. Doubles - Osborn/Widdowson d. Gosselen/Hays (NB) 6-4, 6-2; #2Armstrong/Cline d. Conkel/Werner (NB) 6-1, 6-1; Armstrong/Cline d. Boland/Graff (ND) 6-3, 6-0; Osborn/Widdowson lost to Wilcox/Zinhg (ND) 1-6, 2-6; Armstrong/Cline d. Wilcox/Zinhg (ND) 7-5, 1-6, 6-4. Gage Keller - SOC I Player of the Year. Armstrong/Cline Doubles Champions. Ingio Velilla & Garrett Stone (all-SOC team). Bobby Blanton - Coach of the Year.

Individual & Team Awards
Most Improved Award - Ingio Velilla
Hustle Award - Sarah Widdowson
All-Court Award - Regan Osborn
Best Slice Award - Hunter Armstrong
Panther Award - Garrett Stone

SOC Singles Champion - Gage Keller
SOC Doubles Champion - Hunter Armstrong & Caden Cline
SOC Team - Gage Keller (Player of the Year), Inigo Velilla, Hunter Armstrong, & Caden Cline
SOC, Coach of the Year - Bobby Blanton

Qualified for District (Singles) - Gage Keller

Alicia Bobst & Regan Osborn signed with SSU

 

Hinze Signs with SSU

Read more: Hinze Signs with SSU 
Nate Hinze, a Clay HS senior, signed a letter of intent on Friday, March 31, 2017, to play tennis at Shawnee State University.

Read more: Hinze Signs with SSU

2017 Clay HS Tennis

Clay HS Tennis

Schedule

Date Opponent Location Time Result
3/24/17 Unioto Clay 4:30 pm W 5-0 (1-0, 0-0)
3/28/17 West (Conf) Clay 4:30 pm W 5-0 (2-0, 1-0)
3/29/17 Gallia Academy Gallipolis 4:30 pm L 2-3 (2-1, 1-0)
3/30/17 Glenwood (Conf) Clay 4:30 pm W 4-1 (3-1, 2-0)
4/03/17 Waverly (Conf) Clay 4:30 pm postponed to 4/20
4/04/17 Minford (Conf) Minford 4:30 pm W 3-2 (4-1, 3-0)
4/05/17 Portsmouth PHS 4:30 pm W 3-2 (5-1, 3-0)
4/06/17 Wheelersburg (Conf) WBurg 4:30 pm L 2-3 (5-2, 3-1)
4/10/17 Valley (Conf) Clay 4:30 pm W 3-2 (6-2, 4-1)
4/11/17 East (Conf) Clay 4:30 pm W 5-0
4/12/17 Notre Dame (Conf) N Dame 4:30 pm W 4-1 (7-2, 5-1)
4/13/17 East (Conf) East 4:30 pm W 5-0 (9-2, 7-1)
4/17/17 Glenwood (Conf) N Boston 4:30 pm W 5-0 (10-2, 8-1)
4/20/17 Portsmouth PHS 4:30 pm canceled
4/20/17 Waverly (Conf) Clay 4:30 pm L 0-5 (10-3, 8-2)
4/24/17 Ironton Clay 4:30 pm W 3-2 (11-3, 8-2)
4/25/17 Notre Dame (Conf) Clay 4:30 pm W 5-0 (12-3, 9-2)
SOC Champions!
4/26/17 Unioto Unioto (OUC) 4:30 pm W 5-0 (13-3, 9-2)
5/3-4/17 SOC Championship New Boston 3:30 pm see below - PDTimes
Successful Season
5/8-9/17 Sectional Tournament SSU/PHS 8:00 am Hinze & Keller headed to Districts
5/20/17 District Tournament OU - Athens 9:30 am Hinze & Keller #3 advance to state tournament
5/26/17 State Tournament Mason 9:30 am Brotherly Love

Roster

Player Grade
Hunter Armstrong 11
Sydney Barney 10
Alicia Bobst  11
Nate Hinze 12
Gage Keller 9
Madison Nigh 10
Regan Osborn 11
Taylor Pack 12
Garrett Stone 11
Lynlee Wells 12
Sarah Widdowson 10
   
Coach - Bobby Blanton  
Assistant - Jacob Baker

 

 

Tennis Individual & Team Awards

Most Improved - Madison Nigh
Best Form - Gage Keller
Coaches' Award - Alicia Bobst & Sarah Widdowson
Panther Award - Nate Hinze

SOC, First Team - Nate Hinze (S), Taylor Pack (S), Gage Keller (D), Hunter Armstrong (D), Alicia Bobst (D), & Regan Osborn (D)
SOC, Player of the Year - Nate Hinze
SOC, Doubles Champions - Gage Keller & Hunter Armstrong
SOC, Coach of the Year - Bobby Blanton

Doubles Team (Hinze & Keller) - District Qualifiers & State Qualifiers

College Signings - Nate Hinze (SSU), Taylor Pack (SSU), and Jacob Baker (SSU)

Results
Unioto: W 5-0.

West: W 5-0.

Gallia Academy:  L 2-3. 1 singles - Nate Hinze 4-6, 0-6; 2 singles - Gage Keller 1-6, 0-6; 3 singles - Garrett Stone 4-6, 5-7; 1 doubles - Hunter Armstrong & Taylor Pack 7-5, 6-2; 2 doubles - Regan Osborn & Savannah Moore 6-2, 6-1

Glenwood: W 4-1.

Minford: W 3-2.

WheelersburgLost 2-3. 1 singles - Nate Hinze 0-6, 1-6; 2 singles - Gage Keller 6-1, 6-1; 3 singles - Garrett Stone 6-1, 6-0; 1 doubles - Hunter Armstrong & Taylor Pack 0-6, 4-6; 2 doubles - Regan Osborn & Sarah Widdowson 2-6, 4-6

Valley: W 3-2. 1 singles - Nate Hinze 6-2, 6-0; 2 singles - Garrett Stone 6-2, 6-3; 3 singles - Taylor Pack 6-2, 1-6, 1-6; 1 doubles Hunter Armstong & Gage Keller 7-6 (8-6), 7-5; 2 doubles - Alicia Bobst & Lynlee Wells 3-6, 3-6

Notre Dame: W 4-1. 1 singles - Nate Hinze 6-0, 6-1; 2 singles - Gage Keller 6-1, 6-1; 3 singles - Garrett Stone 6-0, 6-3; 1 doubles - Hunter Armstrong & Regan Osborn 1-6, 5-7; 2 doubles - Sarah Widdowson & Alicia Bobst 6-4, 7-6.

East: W 5-0, W 5-0.  Nate Hinze 6-0, 6-0; Gage Keller 6-0, 6-0; Garrett Stone 6-0, 6-0; Hunter Armstrong & Regan Osborn 6-0, 6-0. East forfeited second doubles.  Gage Keller 6-0, 6-0; Garrett Stone 6-0, 6-0; Alicia Bobst 6-0, 6-0; Nate Hinze & Madi Nigh 6-0, 6-0. Second doubles forfeited.

Glenwood: W 5-0.  Nate Hinze 6-1,6-2; Garrett Stone 6-0, 6-1; Alicia Bobst 6-2, 6-4; 1 doubles Hunter Armstrong & Regan Osborn 6-0, 6-3; 2 doubles Maddi Nigh & Lynlee Wells 6-1, 6-1.

Waverly: L 0-5.

Ironton: W 3-2. Taylor Pack 0-6, 5-7; Garrett Stone 6-3, 6-3; Sarah Widdowson 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7-3); 1 doubles Nate Hinze & Gage Keller 6-3, 6-3; 2 doubles Hunter Armstrong & Regan Osborn 1-6, 6-4, 3-6

Notre Dame: W 5-0Taylor Pack 7-6, 6-4; Garrett Stone 6-0, 6-2; Hunter Armstrong 6-0, 6-2. 1 doubles Nate Hinze & Gage Keller 6-0, 6-0; 2 doubles Regan Osborn & Lynlee Wells 6-1, 6-0.

Unioto: W 5-0. Taylor Pack 6-3, 6-0; Garrett Stone 6-0, 6-1; Hunter Armstrong 6-3, 6-1; 1 doubles Nate Hinze & Gage Keller 6-2, 6-3; 2 doubles Regan Osborn & Sydney Barney 6-3, 6-0.

2017 SOC I 
Team/Season Championship - Clay (13-3, 9-2)
Coach of the Year - Bobby Blanton
Player of the Year - Nate Hinze
Doubles champions - Hunter Armstrong & Gage Keller
First Team - Alicia Bobst, Taylor Pack, & Regan Osborn

Nate Hinze (Clay) won 6-4, 6-1 over RJ Hayes (Glenwood) for the singles' championship. Hunter Armstrong & Gage Keller (Clay) def. Alicia Bobst & Regan Osborn (Clay) 6-1, 6-0 in the doubles' championship.
 
Nate Hinze & Gage Keller (doubles) advanced to District play in Athens. They were able to advance to the state tournament as the third seed out of the SE/East District.
 

 

Additional information

Joomla25 Appliance - Powered by TurnKey Linux