BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity tennis teams played split matches against Washington Academy on Monday, with the girls winning 3-2 and the boys falling 5-0.
Regitze Jacobsen defeated Rosa Hilapok 8-5 at first singles. In an unfinished second singles match, Katherine Hoff fell to Kate Somes of Washington Academy 5-0. Austria Morehouse defeated Mickon Whitney 8-4 in third singles.
The doubles teams split, with first doubles going to Lelia Weir and Olivia Chandler of MDI 8-1, while Addy Smith and Heather Finger fell 8-0 in second doubles.
On the boys’ side, Nicholas Harding fell 8-1 to Jakub Figel in first singles. In second singles, Reider Watson fell 8-0 to Greg Moulton of Washington Academy. Luiz Estacio fell 8-3 in third singles.
Trevor Morrison and Fernando Avalos fell 8-2 in first doubles, and Whit Chaplin and Marshall Reiff fell 8-5 in second doubles.
“We haven’t had a lot of time to practice because of the weather, so that’s been kind of a downside to this season specifically,” said head coach Tyler Hunt.
He said he’s working on sparking more aggression at the net and improving consistency from the baseline.
“I feel like our doubles teams get little timid at times, and they have the skills to do it — it’s just we need to get in those practices to get the kids to develop those skills.”
Both teams fell to Caribou Saturday, May 4th, a 4-1 loss for the girls’ team and 5-0 loss for the boys.
Jacobsen gave the MDI girls their only match win, of 8-5 over Hailey Holmquist in first singles. Hoff fell to Caribou’s Maddie Stratton 8-2 in second singles. Weir lost her third singles match 8-0 against Sage Dubay.
MDI girls doubles were defeated in both matches. Morehouse and Chandler played to a loss of 8-2, and Smith and Avonlea Brown fell 8-3.
For the boys, Harding fell to Parker Deprey 8-0 in first singles. In second singles, Watson fell to Caribou’s Sawyer Deprey 8-1. Estacio was defeated by Aiden Plante 8-0 in third singles.
In first doubles, Morrison and Avalos battled to an 8-6 loss. In second doubles, Ashton Lozano and Reiff fell 8-1.
Last Thursday, May 2, the girls’ team logged a 4-1 victory over John Bapst.
Jacobsen swept her first singles set with an 8-0 win over Adelaide Valley. In second singles, Hoff fell to Riley Satterfield of Bapst in a tiebreaker, (7-5). Weir defeated Grace Blanchard 8-4 in third singles.
Girls doubles both gave wins to MDI. Chandler and Brown won 9-8 (7-2), and second doubles Smith and Isabella Childs-Michael triumphed 8-6.
The Trojan boys were defeated 5-0. Nick Harding lost first singles against Sean Flynn 8-5. At second singles, Watson fell 8-2 to Jason Wei of Bapst. Estacio fell 8-4 against Max Puth in third singles.
Boy’s doubles both fell to Bapst. Morrison and Avalos lost 8-3 in first doubles, with an 8-4 loss for Lozano and Jack Hodgdon in second doubles.