The Belfast boys and girls tennis squads have impressed during the early stages of the regular season, playing well against some of Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B’s top teams.

The Lion girls earned a 3-2 win over Oceanside and dropped a 4-1 decision to Waterville, while the Lion boys also won 3-2 over Oceanside and fell 5-0 to Waterville in recent matches.

The following is a recap of recently-reported results:

Girls

Belfast 3, Oceanside 2

At Belfast April 30, the Lions prevailed in a hard-fought match with the Mariners, which saw the first singles match break the tie as Shashanna Moll prevailed over Oceanside’s Allison Ward to propel the hosts to the win. The matches were played in pro sets.

The individual results, with Lions listed first, were: In singles, Moll defeated Ward, 8-0; Makaila Gould beat Kasie Waters, 8-5; and Elizabeth McAvoy lost to Rosemary McGeady, 7-9.

In doubles, Camden Crosby and Krissy Martin defeated Lindsey Joyce and Phoebe Ferraiolo, 9-7; and Geneva Bielenberg and Kalyn Robbins fell to Vieno Carter and Hannah Lacasse, 4-8.

Waterville 4, Belfast 1

At Belfast April 28, the Purple Panthers prevailed in a battle of unbeaten teams, as they downed the host Lions. The matches were played in pro sets.

The individual results, with Lions listed first, were: In singles, Moll lost to Colleen O’Donnell, 1-8; Gould fell to Olivia Lopes, 1-8; and McAvoy upended Melanie Bureau, 9-8.

In doubles, Crosby and Martin lost to Lauren Hallenback and Emily Dufour, 3-8; and Bielenberg and Rachel Lewis lost to Emily Hofgren and Lauren Bowning, 2-8.

Boys

Waterville 5, Belfast 0

At Waterville April 28, the Purple Panthers shut out the visiting Lions and continued to impress through the early stages of the young season. The loss was Belfast’s first of the season.

The individual results, with Lions listed first, were: In singles, Carson Beck fell to Callum Thomas, 4-6, 3-6; Tyler Martin lost to Kyle Marrache, 2-6, 1-6; and Taylor Peabody fell to Ben Roy, 2-6, 2-6.

In doubles, Wes Sterrs and Jamie Jackson lost to Ilyas Khan and Adrian Rivas, 2-6, 2-6; and Francesco Rasi-Caldogno and David Flood were upended by Zack Disch and Galen Lichterfeld, 4-6, 3-6.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (3-1, 2.5000 points) is fifth, while Hermon (3-0, 11.1111 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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