High school tennis

Playoff-bound Belfast boys eye unbeaten record, girls nearly finished

By Staff | May 21, 2019

Belfast — The Belfast girls tennis team has one regular-season match left, while the Lion boys will need to wait an extra few days to finish due to persistent rain, but the regional playoffs are on-deck for at least one of the Lion squads — and perhaps even a No. 1, unbeaten campaign.

The girls fell to host Camden Hills of Rockport 3-2 in a match on Monday, May 20 on the indoor courts at the Midcoast Recreation Center in Rockport.

Additionally, the boys defeated Mount Ararat of Topsham 4-1, while the girls fell to Edward Little of Auburn 5-0 on Friday, May 17.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys tennis

Belfast 4, Mount Ararat 1

At Topsham May 17, the Lions stayed undefeated with a victory over the Eagles.

The individual results, with Lion players listed first, were: In singles, Josh Chun beat Zander Chown, 8-1; Eli Jolliffe beat Matt Mosher, 8-6; and Max Lewis beat Nicolas Holland, 8-4.

In doubles, Dyllan Clark and Ethan Hall lost to Will San Pedro and Nathan Kofroth, 0-8; and Sam Spectre and Kyle Agbuya beat Mike Kane and Landon Weaver, 8-2.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (10-0, 124.0278 points) is first in the 16-team region. The to 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls tennis

Camden Hills 3, Belfast 2

At Rockport May 20, the Windjammers edged the Lions.

The individual results, with Lion players listed first, were: In singles, Madison Farris lost to Chloe Fordyce, 5-8; Clarisse Stradtman lost to Olivia Lydon, 6-8; and Emily Woods lost to Hannah Fiske, 2-8.

In doubles, Jasmine Cunningham and Caitlin Maddocks beat Bella Merrill and Kaitlin Heintzman, 8-4; and Sarah Woods and Sadie Wheeler beat Freya Johanson and Meredith Luce, 8-6.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (2-9, 7.9167 points) is 14th, while Caribou (10-0, 105.4167 points) is first in the 17-team region. The to 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Edward Little 5, Belfast 0

At Belfast May 16, the Red Eddies bested the Lions.

The individual results, with Lion players listed first, were: In singles, Clarisse Stradtman lost to Esther Chen, 2-8; Emily Woods lost to Molly Vincent, 3-8; and Jasmine Cunningham lost to Mikaela Scott, 2-8.

In doubles, Olivia Matthews and Caitlin Maddocks lost to Janvi Patel and Caroline Tracy, 1-8; and Sadie Wheeler and Alice Andrews lost to Emma Stoner and Corra Tomlinson, 1-8.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

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