High school boys and girls tennis

Camden Hills continue to sail, Medomak Valley nabs first win

By Staff | May 09, 2014
Photo by: Mark Haskell Camden Hills' Alex Forcillo takes a bite of his racket during a May 8 high school boys tennis match with Gardiner in Rockport. The Windjammers beat the Tigers 5-0.

It was a successful day on the court Thursday, May 9 for three Midcoast high school tennis squads as the Camden Hills boys and girls continued to roll, while the Medomak Valley girls picked up their first win.

Click for photos from the Camden Hills boys match.

The following is a recap of reported results from that day's action:

Boys tennis

Camden Hills 5, Gardiner 0

At Rockport May 8, the Windjammers had no trouble with the visiting Tigers and sailed to the top of the Eastern Class B ranks.

The individual results, with Camden Hills players listed first, were: In singles, Austin Pohlman beat Trevor Backus, 6-2, 6-2; Matt Morse beat Liang Zhi Lin, 6-0, 6-1; and Josiah Krul beat Matt Umland, 6-2, 6-2.

In doubles, Josiah Simko and Alex Forcillo beat Honglin Lin and another opponent (name unavailable), 6-1, 6-1; and Shawn Albertson and Josh Pitcairn beat Holden Smith and Landon Fleury, 6-0, 6-0.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (5-1, 21.8750 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls tennis

Camden Hills 5, Gardiner 0

At Gardiner May 8, the Windjammers remained unbeaten with a victory over the winless Tigers.

The individual results, with Camden Hills players listed first, were: In singles, Abby Blakeley beat Brianna Mosher, 6-0, 6-0; Carrie Helmholz beat Isabella Ucci, 6-1, 6-1; and Katie Vannorsdall beat Meaghan Williams, 6-0, 6-0.

In doubles, Hannah Olsen and Sophia Landry beat Federica Brando and Anastacia Carr, 6-3, 7-6 (7-2); and Emily Haining and Seren Landry beat Sissy Smith and Synia Soberg, 7-5, 7-6 (7-2).

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (4-0, 19.4444 points) is tied for first with Waterville in the 17-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs. The Windjammers' match with the Tigers is not reflected in the Heal Point Standings.

Medomak Valley 3, Maine Central Institute 0

At Waldoboro May 8, the Panthers picked up their first win of the campaign, besting the Huskies. Both teams forfeited at third singles and second doubles.

The individual results, with Medomak Valley players listed first, were: In singles, Haley Mank beat Karissa Ballard, 6-3, 6-2; Maggie Ryan beat Miranda Torres, 6-0, 6-1; and both teams forfeited at third singles.

In doubles, Morgan Black and Stacy Wadsworth beat Anna Liu and Alexis Wacker, 6-3, 6-1; and both teams forfeited at second doubles.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Medomak Valley (0-4, no points) is 17th, while Camden Hills (4-0, 19.4444 points) and Waterville (4-0, 19.4444 points) are tied for first in the 17-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs. The Panthers' match with the Huskies is not reflected in the Heal Point Standings.

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