The Belfast boys and girls tennis squads are in the midst of the Eastern Class B playoff picture and further solidified their cases May 9 in a pair of high school matches against Medomak Valley.

While many other schools canceled matches due to persistent rain, the Lion boys came away with a 5-0 win over the Panthers in Belfast, while the Lion girls bested the Panthers 4-1 in Waldoboro.

The individual results from Wednesday’s girls match, with Lions listed first, were: In singles, Shashanna Moll beat Skylar Carroll, 6-0, 6-0; Makaila Gould beat Mallory Robbins, 6-2, 6-0; and Liz McAvoy lost to Isabelle Lobley, 3-6, 4-6.

In doubles, Camden Crosby and Krissy Martin beat Danica Deves and Bailey Black, 6-2, 6-0; and Geneva Bielenberg and Rose Hyland beat Ely Baubonis and Haley Mank, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (3-3, 14.5833 points) is ninth, while Medomak Valley (1-5, 2.4306 points) is 16th. Waterville (8-0, 47.0139 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

However, the Lions actually are 4-3, while the Panthers are 1-6, with Wednesday’s match not yet reflected in the standings.

The individual results from Wednesday’s boys match, with Lions listed first, were: In singles, Carson Beck beat Zack Judkins, 8-2; Tyler Martin beat Chris Morrill, 9-8; and Taylor Peabody beat Conor Dahlberg, 8-6.

In doubles, Wes Sterrs and Jamie Jackson beat Noah Beck and Max Hinckley, 8-2; and David Flood and Francesco Rasi-Coldogno beat Aaron Smeltzer and Orchard White, 8-0.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (3-3, 7.2917 points) is ninth, while Medomak Valley (3-3, 7.2917 points) is 10th. Ellsworth (6-0, 40.4167 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

However, the Lions actually are 4-3, while the Panthers are 3-4, with Wednesday’s match not yet reflected in the standings.

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