High school boys and girls tennis

Fast-and-furious action for Windjammer, Panther, Mariner court athletes

Camden Hills squads remain unbeaten, near top of regions; playoffs on horizon
By Staff | May 15, 2017
Photo by: Mark Haskell Oceanside's Erin Dugan, back, and Meredith Mitchell play doubles against Waterville on May 12 in high school girls tennis in Rockland. The visiting Purple Panthers beat the Mariners 4-1.

The Oceanside, Medomak Valley and Camden Hills high school tennis teams continue to churn out matches at a rapid pace — what with all the spring rain and seemingly daily postponements — as the regular season draws to a close.

Through Monday, May15, Camden Hills teams remained unbeaten, while the Medomak Valley boys and Oceanside girls were in the playoff chase, with the Panther girls and Mariner boys, at this point, out of contention.

The regular season is slated to wrap soon, with the postseason to follow.

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The following is a recap of recently-reported results:

Boys tennis

Waterville 3, Medomak Valley 2

At Waldoboro May 12, the Purple Panthers edged the host Panthers.

The individual results, with Medomak Valley players listed first, were: In singles, Richard Kinney lost to Soren Nyhus, 0-6, 3-6; Kyle Donlin beat Bridger Holly, 6-1, 7-5; and Quinn Ashmore lost to Mohammad Ali Shelieh, 0-6, 1-6.

In doubles, Casey Libby and Greg Wadsworth lost to Mike Bolduc and Ethan Cayer, 2-6, 2-6; and Amos Hinkley and Alec Coughlin beat Nathan Pinette and Adam Livshits, 7-6 (8-6), 4-6, 7-6 (8-6).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (5-2, 24.5833 points) is fifth, while Caribou (8-0, 53.0556 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Waterville 5, Oceanside 0

At Waterville May 5, the Purple Panthers prowled past the winless Mariners.

The individual results, with Oceanside players listed first, were: In singles, Abe LeMole lost to Soren Nyhus, 1-6, 4-6; Ben Willey lost to Bridger Holly, 2-6, 0-6; and Mitchell DelFrate lost to John Violette, 0-6, 1-6.

In doubles, Elliot Spear and Daniel Dickey lost to Ethan Cayer and Mike Bolduc, 0-6, 0-6; and Josh Peaco and Nick Upham lost to Adam Livshits and Mohammad Ali Shelieh, 0-6, 2-6.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (0-7, no points) is 16th, while Caribou (8-0, 53.0556 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Erskine Academy 4, Oceanside 1

At South China May 10, the Eagles soared past the Mariners.

The individual results, with Oceanside players listed first, were: In singles, Abe LeMole beat Brody Hodson, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (11-9); Carter Fogarty lost to Nick Howes, 0-6, 0-6; and Mitchell DelFrate lost to Sam Falla, 4-6, 6-2, 5-7.

In doubles, Elliot Spear and Ben Willey lost to Garret Kaezek and Mike Sprague Jr., 0-6, 0-6; and Nick Upham and Josh Peaco lost to Brock Glidden and Luke Hodgkins, 6-4, 5-7, 2-6.

Medomak Valley 3, Erskine Academy 2

At Waldoboro May 11, the Panthers edged the Eagles in a tightly-contested battle.

The individual results, with Medomak Valley players listed first, were: In singles, Richard Kinney lost to Broderick Hodsdon, 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 5-10; Kyle Donlin beat Nick Howes, 6-3, 6-2; and Quinn Ashmore beat Luke Hodgkins, 6-1, 6-0.

In doubles, Casey Libby and Greg Wadsworth beat Michael Sprague Jr. and Garrett Keezer, 6-4, 5-7, 6-0; and Amos Hinkley and Nicholas Hill lost to Brock Gladden and Sam Falla, 3-6, 0-6.

Girls tennis

Oceanside 5, Gardiner 0

At Rockland May 15, the Mariners sailed past the visiting Tigers.

The individual results, with Oceanside players listed first, were: In singles, Gabby Simmons beat Sydney Sirois, 6-1, 6-0; Molly Davis beat Tiffany Chadwick, 6-2, 6-1; and Cassidy Boynton beat Lexi Nestor, 6-4, 6-3.

In doubles, Emma Lee and Jasmine Bouchard beat Emily Peacock and Lexy Pinkham, 6-1, 6-0; and Erin Dugan and Meredith Mitchell beat Caitlyn Paul and Rene Rosi, 6-2, 6-3.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (4-4, 21.9444 points) is ninth, while Camden Hills (8-0, 98.4722 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Waterville 4, Oceanside 1

At Rockland May 12, the Purple Panthers emerged victorious with a win over the Mariners.

The individual results, with Oceanside players listed first, were: In singles, Gabby Simmons lost to Samantha Saulter, 0-6, 0-6; Molly Davis lost to Maggie Brock, 2-6, 0-6; and Cassidy Boynton lost to Clio Bazakas, 3-6, 2-6.

In doubles, Emma Lee and Jasmine Bouchard beat Sophie Weston and Makenzie St. Pierre, 4-6, 6-0, 6-2; and Erin Dugan and Meredith Mitchell lost to Lauren Smith and Hannah Bouchard, 3-6, 2-6.

Maranacook 4, Medomak Valley 1

At Readfield May 13, the Black Bears roared past the visiting Panthers.

The individual results, with Medomak Valley players listed first, were: In singles, Maggie Ryan lost to Madeline Dwyer, 1-6, 1-6; Hannah Smith lost to Emma Wadsworth, 3-6, 1-6; and Jessie Hugh beat Julia Tague-LaCrone, 6-1, 6-2.

In doubles, Chelsea RIpley and Katie Ryan lost to Emma Hatt and Abby Lucas, 4-6, 3-6; and Serena Poland and Molly Taylor lost to Grace Bachelder and Anna Swimm, 5-7, 0-6.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (1-7, 0.8333 points) is 14th, while Camden Hills (8-0, 98.4722 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Camden Hills 5, Maranacook 0

At Readfield May 11, the Windjammers remained unbeaten with a win over the Black Bears.

The individual results, with Camden Hills players listed first, were: In singles, Naomi Landry beat Madelyn Dwyer, 7-6, 7-5; Sophia Landry beat Emma Wadsworth, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5; and Kassie Krul beat Julia Tague-Lacrone, 6-0, 6-0.

In doubles, Charlotte Messer and Julia Holt beat Abbey Lucas and Emma Hatt, 6-1, 6-1; and Kelsie Merrill and Claire Pierce beat Anna Swimm and Grace Bachelder, 6-2, 6-2.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Camden Hills (8-0, 98.4722 points) is first in the 16-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Camden Hills 5, Spruce Mountain 0

At Rockport May 10, the Windjammers rose to the occasion with a win over the Phoenix in pro-set matches.

The individual results, with Camden Hills players listed first, were: In singles, Naomi Landry beat Evelyn Castonguay, 6-3; Sophia Landry beat Natalie Luce, 9-7; and Kassie Krul beat Tanna Hershey, 8-1.

In doubles, Charlotte Messer and Julia Holt beat Rylee Deloney and Anna Breadford, 8-1; and Kelsie Merrill and Claire Pierce beat Annabelle Collins and Abby Redman, 8-0.

Camden Hills 5, Winslow 0

At Winslow May 9, the Windjammers continued their dominance with a win over the Black Raiders.

The individual results, with Camden Hills players listed first, were: In singles, Naomi Landry beat Kate Larsen, 9-8; Sophia Landry beat Emily Manocchio, 8-4; and Kassie Krul beat Sammi Decker, 8-0.

In doubles, Charlotte Messer and Julia Holt beat Susan Grant and Danielle Berard, 8-0; and Kelsie Merrill and Claire Pierce beat Juliann LaPierre and Carmen Smith, 8-2.

Erskine Academy 3, Oceanside 2

At Rockland May 11, in a continuation from a May 10 match, the Eagles swung to victory over the Mariners. The match began Wednesday but was suspended due to rain and continued Thursday. The first singles match was shortened to pro sets.

The individual results, with Oceanside players listed first, were: In singles, Gabby Simmons lost to Ellie Hodgkin, 0-8; Molly Davis lost to Cassidy Penney, 1-6, 4-6; and Cassidy Boynton beat Regina Harmon, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2.

In doubles, Emma Lee and Jasmine Bouchard beat Kaili Shorey and Paige Leary, 6-4, 6-0; and Erin Dugan and Meredith Mitchell lost to Kayla Hubbard and Annemarie Allen, 6-4, 4-6, 4-6.

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

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