Houlton tennis teams bow in QF

9 years ago

The Houlton High School girls and boys tennis teams finished their seasons in the quarterfinal round of the Eastern Maine Tournament last Thursday.

The Houlton High School girls (6-7) advanced to the quarterfinal round with a 4-1 win over Calais (8-5).  In singles: Haley Donovan (C) def. Tessa Winship 6-0, 6-1; Caleigh Sullivan (H) def. Nicki Scott 6-3, 6-3; Piper Flewelling (H) def. Kayli Doten 6-4, 6-3; doubles: Emma Hines-Becca Mooers (H) def. Eri Yamamoto-Gabriela Diaz 6-0, 6-1; Janelle Levesque-June Choi (H) def. Marisa Mitchell-Julia Edgerly 6-2, 6-0
In last Thursday’s Class C quarterfinals, the girls’ team lost to 9-0 Van Buren, 4-1.
In singles: Courtney Parent (VB) def. Winship 6-0, 6-0, Felisha Bouchard (VB) def. Sullivan 6-0, 6-0, Isabel Parent (VB) def. Flewelling 6-2, 6-0; Doubles: Hines/Mooers (H) def. Alexis Ouellette/Danika Deschaine 6-1, 6-1, Lindsey Gendreau/Kaila Roy (VB) def. Levesque/Lexi Bartlett 6-4, 2-6, 6-4.
In boy’s action, Houlton (5-8) overpowered Calais (6-7) by a 5-0 score in their preliminary Class C match.
In singles: Christian Crane (H) def. Nicholas Hallowell 7-5, 6-4; Dakota Gramour (H) def. Earon Grinage 6-1, 6-0; Dustin Hines (H) def. Stephen Hopkins 7-5, 6-0; doubles: Isaiha Littleton/Owen Gallop (H) def. Nathan Smith/Wade Lola 6-1, 6-1; Sam Astle/Devin Ivey (H) won by forfeit.
The Shiretowners fell in the Class C quarterfinals to Piscataquis, 3-2. The only boys to pick up wins were Crane and Littleton. No information was provided for the match.