The seedings and pairings for the upcoming Maine Principals’ Association state singles boys and girls tennis tournaments have been released, with five Midcoast student-athletes hoping to prove they have what it takes to be crowed the best high school players in the state.

The tournament will begin Friday, May 25 and extend through Saturday, May 26, with the semifinals and finals to be Monday, May 28. The tournament will be at Colby College in Waterville.

On the girls side, Belfast’s Shashanna Moll drew the No. 10 seed and Camden Hills’ Emma Blakeley the No. 12 seed, while Windjammer Abby Blakeley went unseeded. The Blakeleys are sisters.

Abby Blakeley will face Cheverus’ Abby Harrison at 11:30 a.m. in the first round. The winner between Abby Blakeley and Harrison will move on to the second round to face Moll at 4 p.m.

Emma Blakeley, who, like Moll, receives a first-round bye based on her seeding, will face the winner of the first round match at 2:30 p.m. between Catherine McAuley’s Ally Strawn and Waynflete’s Emily White.

Brunswick’s Maisie Silverman is the top seed in the girls tournament. Silverman was the state runner-up last year.

On the boys side, Oceanside’s Jordan Doutreluigne drew the No. 7 seed, while Camden Hills’ John Vannorsdall went unseeded. Vannorsdall will face Edward Little’s Ben Bowles at 8:30 a.m. in the first round. The winner will advance to face Cape Elizabeth’s Satchel McCarthy, the No. 9 seed in the tournament.

Doutreluigne, who receives a first-round by based on his seeding, will face the winner of the first-round match at 4 p.m. between Hampden Academy’s Jordan Kilgour and Waynflete’s Isaac Salas.

Waynflete’s Patrick Ordway is the top seed in the boys tournament. He was the top seed last year and won the tournament.

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