Ellsworth’s Bailey Clarke lunges for the ball during a high school tennis match against Mount Desert Island on April 30 at Ellsworth High School. The Ellsworth girls beat MDI 4-1. BROOKE LONG PHOTO

Ellsworth tennis sweeps Mount Desert Island



ELLSWORTH — Tuesday was a good day for Ellsworth tennis as the boys’ and girls’ tams both earned home wins over Mount Desert Island.

The Ellsworth girls started the day with a 4-1 victory to improve to 2-0 on the season. The Eagles’ Brianna Abbott and Bailey Clarke won their singles matches 8-2 and 8-3, respectively, and the teams of Faith Bradley and Grace High and Kaitlin McCullough and Emma Whitney finished with doubles wins over their counterparts at MDI (1-1).

On the boys’ side, Ellsworth (1-1) got singles wins from Norman Jodrey and Keegan Gray to start the match with a 2-1 lead through three contests. Ryan White and Lucas Wheeler then defeated MDI’s Trevor Morrison and Fernando Avalos to seal the team win over the Trojans (0-2).

The Eagles will be on the road against Hermon at 4:30 p.m. today, May 1. They will host George Stevens Academy at 4 p.m. tomorrow, May 2.

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