GSA boys’ tennis team falls to Waynflete in state final



Beowulf Urban of George Stevens Academy serves the ball in Saturday’s boys’ tennis Class C state championship against Waynflete at Lewiston High School. PHOTO BY MARK MESSER

Beowulf Urban of George Stevens Academy serves the ball in Saturday’s boys’ tennis Class C state championship against Waynflete at Lewiston High School.
PHOTO BY MARK MESSER

LEWISTON — For the seventh straight year, the George Stevens Academy boys’ tennis team lost to Waynflete in the Class C state championship.

Waynflete won its ninth consecutive state title on Saturday at Lewiston High School, rolling past GSA 4-1.

GSA won its only point at No. 2 doubles, with Christian Jones and Kent Fang notching a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 victory. But Waynflete had already clinched the title.

Thorne Keifer and John Van Dyke put Waynflete on the board with a 6-1, 6-2 win over GSA’s Aidan Byrne and Leif Lyon-Miller. At No. 3 singles, Shuhao Liu won the next point for Waynflete with a 7-5, 6-0 win over Ben Politte.

At No. 2 singles, Peter Michalakas secured the championship for Waynflete with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Beowulf Urban.

 

 

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