High school boys and girls tennis

Final matches on tap as Panthers, Mariners, Windjammers eye playoff spots

Camden Hills boys remain unbeaten in Class A, after recent state title runs in Class B
By Staff | May 18, 2018
Photo by: Ken Waltz Medomak Valley's Coleman Swain looks to serve during a May 16 high school boys tennis match with Gardiner in Waldoboro.

The final days of the high school tennis regular season is upon Midcoast teams and the court squads have experienced a mixed bag of recent results.

There will be additional matches on Monday and Tuesday, May 21-22, and the regional playoffs begin on Tuesday, May 29 with prelim playoff encounters.

At this point, it appears the Camden Hills and Medomak Valley boys, as well as the Oceanside and Camden Hills girls, will qualify for the regional tournament. But things can change quickly in the final days of play.

See more Medomak Valley boys photos below.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys Tennis

Camden Hills 4, Hampden Academy 1

At Hampden May 17, The Windjammers sailed past the Broncos.

The individual results, with Camden Hills players listed first, were: In singles, Cooper Russell beat Zach Flannery, 7-5, 6-1; Noah Heidorn beat Eliot Small, 6-3, 6-2; and Henry Cooper beat Bryce Nickels, 6-1, 6-3.

In doubles, David Poutasse and Jack Lawrence beat Oliver Bois and Owen Flannery, 6-3, 6-2; and Espen Wold and Trevor Iltis lost to Will Drake and Andrew Johnston, 2-6, 4-6.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (10-0, 123.8889 points) is first in the 10-team region. The top seven teams qualify for the playoffs.

Gardiner 5, Medomak Valley 0

At Waldoboro May 16, the Tigers handed the Panthers a home loss.

The individual results, with Medomak Valley players listed first, were: In singles, Coleman Swain lost to Charles Caldwell, 2-6, 5-7; Amos Hinkley lost to Casey VanDenBossche, 0-6, 0-6; and Alec Coughlin lost to Arthur Taylor, 2-6, 1-6.

In doubles, Nick Hill and Zach Cheesman lost to Evan Wells and Dustin Allard, 3-6, 4-6; and Bryce Colburn and Josh Hagin lost to Jed Malinowski and Nick Flowers, 2-6, 1-6.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (6-5, 49.7222 points) is ninth, while Waterville (10-0, 133.6111 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls Tennis

Waterville 5, Oceanside 0

At Rockland May 17, the Purple Panthers surged past the host Mariners.

The individual results, with Oceanside players listed first, were: In singles, Gabby Simmons lost to Sammi Saulter, 4-6, 2-6; Cassidy Boynton lost to Maggie Brock, 1-6, 1-6; and Molly Davis lost to Clio Bazakas, 1-6, 0-6

The doubles results were unavailable.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (4-8, 14.0278 points) is 11th, while Caribou (10-0, 118.8889 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Oceanside 4, Morse 1

At Bath May 16, the Mariners cruised past the Shipbuilders.

The individual results, with Oceanside players listed first, were: In singles, Gabby Simmons beat Aria French, 6-0, 6-1; Cassidy Boynton beat Penelope Shields, 6-0, 6-2; and Molly Davis beat Elsa Bertlesman, 6-3, 6-3.

In doubles, Erin Dugan and Laura Boutin lost to Madeline Skroski and Haley Gellatly, 2-6, 2-6; and Julia Bartlett and Molly Spencer beat Katy Tucker and Laney Schultz, 6-6 (10-8), 6-0.

Lewiston 5, Camden Hills 0

At Rockport May 14, the Blue Devils swung around the Windjammers.

The individual results, with Camden Hills players listed first, were: In singles, Kassie Krul lost to Abby Svor, 6-4, 2-6, 4-6; Chloe Fordyce lost to Julia Svor, 1-6, 0-6; and Kaylyn Krul lost to Rosalyn Wailus, 2-6, 4-6.

In doubles, Claire Pierce and Eliza Brown lost to Molly Chicoine and Maddy Doster, 1-6, 4-6; and Alison Linares and Hannah Nolan lost to Jill Pelletier and Amy Sperandio, 0-6, 2-6.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (7-3, 69.4444 points) is fourth, while Lewiston (9-0, 100.8333 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

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

Medomak Valley's Zach Cheesman. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Medomak Valley's Josh Hagin. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Medomak Valley's Nick Hill. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Medomak Valley's Bryce Colburn. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Medomak Valley's Bryce Colburn, left, and Josh Hagin. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Medomak Valley's Bryce Colburn. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Medomak Valley's Nick Hill. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Medomak Valley's Amos Hinkley. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Medomak Valley's Amos Hinkley. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
Medomak Valley's Coleman Swain. (Photo by: Ken Waltz)
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