MDI senior Maeve Geary hustles to the ball Thursday when the Trojan tennis teams took on GSA in Blue Hill. ISLANDER PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS

MDI tennis splits with GSA



BLUE HILL – The Mount Desert Island High School varsity girls tennis team defeated the George Stevens girls Thursday 5-0, improving to 6-1 on the season. The GSA boys took 3 matches to the Trojans’ 2 to remain undefeated on the season. The MDI boys are 4-3 on the season.

Sarah Phelps defeated Sophia Chen 8-6 in first singles. Ivy Wallace won her second singles match 8-5 and Maeve Geary won 8-1 at third singles. Emily McCarthy and Molly Corson won a close 8-6 match at first doubles. India Janes and Ellie Bridges won 8-3.

For the MDI boys, wins at first singles and first doubles were not enough for a victory against the very skilled Eagles. Luke Horton won 8-0. Kaleb Payson and Teddy Geary fell 8-5 in second and third singles, respectively. Hamish Stevenson and Drake Janes won a long, close match 9-7. Jimmy Carroll and Henry Helmke fell 8-2.

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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