ROCKPORT — No. 1 Camden Hills picked up two singles victories and snatched another point in doubles to stave off fourth-seeded Mt. Blue for a 3-2 victory in a Class A North boys tennis semifinal on Saturday.
In the first singles match, Camden Hills’ Ezra Lamole dropped Chris Marshall 6-3, 6-3 before the Cougars’ Mick Gurney dispatched Henry Cooper 6-3, 6-2 in second singles.
But Camden Hills’ Charlie O’Brien took down Zack Gunther 6-4, 6-2 in third singles action.
In doubles, both teams settled for a split. In the first doubles match, Mt. Blue’s Ryan Haszko and Aubrey Hoes sidestepped David Poutasse and Simon Fadorka 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 in first doubles play. But Camden Hills would have the final say when second doubles team Jack Lawrence and Zack Markowitz defeated Michael Ferrari, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.
Camden Hills 3, Mt. Blue 2
Singles—Ezra LeMole (CAM) def. Christopher Marshall, 6-3, 6-3; Michael Gurney (MTB) def. Henry Cooper, 6-3. -62; Charlie O'Brian (CAM) def. Zachary Gunther, 6-4. 6-2. Doubles—Ryan Haszko/Aubrey Hoes (MTB) def. David Poutasse/Simon Fedarko, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2; Jack Lawrence/Zach Markowitz (CAM) def. Michael Ferrari/Ayden Beisaw, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. Records—Mt. Blue, 9-5; Camden Hills, 13-0.