The Belfast Area High School boys tennis squad had the difficult task of traveling to face No. 1 Ellsworth in an Eastern Class B quarterfinal playoff match June 4. And, in the road match, No. 8 Lions fell to the host Eagles 4-1.

The Lions finished the season 7-6, while Ellsworth, which eventually lost in the semifinals to No. 4 John Bapst of Bangor, finished 12-2.

The individual results from the quarterfinal match, with Ellsworth players listed first, were: In singles, Tyler Small beat Ondrej Slama, 6-1, 6-0; Dillon Toothaker beat Carson Beck, 6-1, 6-4; and Brandon Albee beat Cassidy Alex, 6-1, 6-1.

In doubles, Tyler Beardsley and Dustin Murphy defeated Jimmy Nealey and Nelson Maldanado, 6-0, 6-1; and Adam Toothaker and Luc Victor lost to Taylor Peabody and Wes Sterrs, 2-6, 6-4, 6-7 (5-7).

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