High school boys and girls tennis

Lions split with Tigers in May 21 court cases

By Staff | May 22, 2014

The Belfast boys and girls tennis teams faced Gardiner on Wednesday, May 21, as the Lions earned a split on the day with the Tigers.

The Lion boys picked up their second win of the season 4-1 in Belfast, while the Lion girls dropped a 3-2 decision in Gardiner.

The following is a recap of both matches:

Boys tennis

Belfast 4, Gardiner 1

At Belfast May 21, the Lions had no trouble with the visiting Tigers and netted their second win of the year.

The individual results, with Belfast players listed first, were: In singles, David Flood beat Trevor Brooks, 8-1; Asa Lewis beat Liang Zhi Lin, 8-1; and Ben Flood lost to Matt Umland, 4-8.

In doubles, Peter Brunette and Tanner Luther beat Dylan Haskell and Holden Smith, 8-5; and Gustavo Mendez and Eduardo DeSaPinto beat Landon Fleury and Casey Bisbee, 8-0.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (2-7, 3.2639 points) is 14th, while Oceanside of Rockland/Thomaston (10-0, 93.1944 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls tennis

Gardiner 3, Belfast 2

At Gardiner May 21, the Tigers did just enough to best the visiting Lions.

The individual results, with Belfast players listed first, were: In singles, Mariah Hurd beat Brianna Moser, 6-1, 7-5; Ashley Keene beat Isabella Vicci, 6-2, 6-4; and Amalia Kockerols lost to Synna Soeberg, 1-6, 3-6.

In doubles, Mackenzie Moore and Catey McGinn lost to Anastasia Carr and Sissy Smith, 6-4, 4-6, 3-6; and Hannah Lyman and Lacey Durkee lost to Haley Tomberlin and Sierra Brann, 4-6, 6-7 (4-7).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (3-6, 21.8750 points) is eighth, while Waterville (10-0, 98.0556 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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