High school volleyball roundup



ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Eagles avenged an earlier loss and evened their record at 5-5 with a 3-0 win over the Washington Academy Raiders on Monday.

The Eagles, who fell to the Raiders 3-1 in East Machias, won by game scores of 25-14, 25-22 and 25-21 on Monday.

For the Eagles, Sarah Shelton had a big match with 20 kills, three assists and five digs.

Sammy Mason contributed seven aces, 14 assists and five digs; Jenna Haslam had 10 digs; and Paxton Colley had a kill and six blocks.

Two days earlier, the Eagles, who are currently ranked fifth in the state Class A standings, fell to sixth-ranked Falmouth 3-0.

The Mount Desert Island Trojans suffered their first loss of the season at the hands of Biddeford, but rebounded for a win over Kennebunk on the road last weekend.

The 8-1 Trojans currently trail only undefeated Greely in the Class A standings.

On Friday, MDI fell to fourth-seeded Biddeford 3-1, losing the first two games 25-15 and 26-24, winning the third 25-23 and falling in the decisive fourth game 25-22.

Sarah Phelps had nine kills and nine digs and Kayla Ray and Elise Robertson each had five kills.

In Kennebunk on Saturday, the Trojans rebounded to claim a 3-1 win over the Rams with game scores of 25-16, 24-26, 25-18 and 25-15.

Phelps had 14 kills and Roberson seven. Grace Higgins contributed five kills and four aces, Ray had five aces and Riley Mooers had 15 assists, four digs and three aces.

In state Class B action, the Bucksport Golden Bucks fell to Washington Academy 3-0 on Wednesday, Sept. 24, and lost 3-0 to top-seeded Yarmouth on Saturday.

But the Bucks rebounded to edge North Yarmouth 3-2 on Saturday and edged the Narraguagus Knights 3-2 on Monday.

Bucksport currently is ranked fourth in the Class B standings with a record of 5-4.

On the road last weekend, the 2-5 Sumner Tigers dropped a pair of 3-0 matches to Yarmouth and North Yarmouth.

Hugh Bowden

Hugh Bowden

Executive Editor
Hugh writes editorials, covers Hancock County sports and helps out where needed in The American's editorial department. When he's not on the sidelines, he enjoys playing jazz and tennis. [email protected]