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High school tennis

On road, Lions earn split decision versus Eagles

Belfast boys notch 4-1 victory, while Lion girls edged 3-2
By Staff | Apr 26, 2021

Ellsworth — The Belfast tennis teams hit the road on Friday, April 23 to begin the 2021 campaign and traveled home with a split against host Ellsworth.

The Lion boys — the defending Class B North high school court champions dating back to 2019 — collected a 4-1 victory, while the girls were edged 3-2 by the Eagles.

The teams played pro sets.

The following is a recap of the matches:

Boys

Belfast 4, Ellsworth 1

At Ellsworth April 23, the defending regional champions swung past the host Eagles.

The individual results, with Belfast players listed first, were: In singles, Kyle Agbuya defeated Liam Stephenson, 8-1; Daniel Snyder defeated Dallas Flood, 8-4; and Zubar Yacoe won by forfeit.

In doubles, Ethan Hall and Matt Sheldon lost to Kea Bartlett and Kai Barrett, 2-8; and Eli Slaughter and Zeke Slaughter lost to Eli Pauvels and Tyler Goodman, 3-8.

Girls

Ellsworth 3, Belfast 2

At Ellsworth April 23, the Eagles got a pair of doubles victories, which allowed the hosts to soar past the Lions.

The individual results, with Belfast players listed first, were: In singles, Madison Farra beat Bailey Clarke, 8-0; Caitlyn Maddocks lost to Megan Jordan, 2-8; and Jasmine Cunningham beat Elizabeth Frost, 8-1.

In doubles, Chelsea Gaiero and Ada Curry lost to Grace Gumpp and Jocelyn Boudreau, 4-8; and Josie Cowles and Taylor Lemon lost to Briana Kane and Kahlan Keene, 1-8.

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