Senior Luke Horton of the Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys tennis team plays singles in today's preliminary playoff match against Old Town. ISLANDER PHOTO BY LIZ GRAVES

MDI boys tennis advances to quarterfinals



BAR HARBOR – With a 4-1 preliminary victory Wednesday at home over Old Town, the Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys’ tennis team advances to tournament quarterfinals. The team is headed to Caribou Thursday for the 3 p.m. quarterfinal matchup.

Preliminary match results:

MDI(7-6) 4, Old Town(3-10) 1
Singles:
Luke Horton (MDI) def. Nikko Knapp 6-0, 6-0
Kaleb Payson (MDI) def. Alex Ross 6-2, 6-2
Zach Libby (OT) def. Teddy Geary 6-0, 6-4
Doubles:
Hamish Stevenson-Hunter Strauch (MDI) def. Josh Crouse-Joe Bricker 6-3, 6-2
Jimmy Carroll-Drake Janes (MDI) def. Mike Baker-Brad Westura 6-4, 6-2
Liz Graves

Liz Graves

Reporter at Mount Desert Islander
Former Islander reporter and editor Liz Graves grew up in California and came to Maine as a schooner sailor.

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