Ellsworth tennis player Olivia Robidoux returns a serve during a high school singles match against Mount Desert Island’s Delaney Smith on April 27 in Ellsworth. ELLSWORTH AMERICAN PHOTO BY MIKE MANDELL

MDI tennis teams defeat Ellsworth

ELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island boys’ and girls’ tennis teams each posted 4-1 victories over Ellsworth on Thursday.

The MDI boys (1-0) got wins from Drake Janes and Teddy Geary in singles. In doubles, Gabe Michael and September Murray defeated Ellsworth’s Peyton Cole and Colby Clarke, and Ryan Kelly and Nolan Murphy beat Cody Grover and Darian Goggin. The win for Ellsworth (1-1) came from Norman Jodrey, who defeated Jimmy Carroll 8-6.

Ellie Bridgers and Delaney Smith led the MDI girls (1-0) to singles wins. Rachel Jacobs and Emily Banks defeated Ellsworth’s Carli Bryant and Alysse Frye in doubles, and the Trojans’ Rachelle Swanson and Bailey Cust defeated Faith Braley and Sophia Petros. For Ellsworth (1-1), Brianna Abbott posted a singles win over India Janes.

Ellsworth’s next contest will be at home against Foxcroft at 4 p.m. Friday, April 28. MDI faces Hermon at home at that same time and date.

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