The local high school tennis scene witnessed an intense match-up yesterday, May 4th, 2023, as the Houlton/GHCA varsity girls and boys tennis teams faced off against their rivals from Fort Kent. The competition was fierce, with both sides showing great skill and sportsmanship.
In the girls’ team event, Fort Kent emerged victorious with a 4-1 win over Houlton/GHCA. Fort Kent’s Anah Albert triumphed over Sophie Lorom (8-2) in the first singles match, while Julia Cyr bested Ryan Perfitt (8-4) in the second singles match. Houlton/GHCA’s Natalie DeLucca managed to secure the only win for her team, defeating Hannah Lovely (8-2) in the third singles match. In the doubles category, Fort Kent continued their winning streak, with Madeline Philbrook and Mia Voisine defeating Mariah Peterson and Cindy Hannigan (8-3), and Logan Stedt and Shelby Theriault overcoming Karyssa Kenney and Kealy Britton (8-1).
The boys’ team event was dominated by Fort Kent, winning 5-0 against Houlton/GHCA. Nathan Voisine defeated Kohl Skehan (8-0) in the first singles match, and Connor Voisine followed suit with an 8-1 win over Jarod Toner in the second singles match. Unfortunately, Houlton/GHCA forfeited both boys’ doubles matches, giving Fort Kent’s Bryce Valecourt and Quinn Michaud a win in the first doubles match and Aadyn Connor and Jered Babin a victory in the second doubles match. The third singles match between Mason Koehler and Oliver Caron ended in a draw (0-0).
The action-packed day showcased the incredible talent of these young athletes, proving that the future of tennis in our local community is bright. Congratulations to the Fort Kent girls and boys tennis teams for their impressive victories, and kudos to Houlton/GHCA for putting up a valiant fight. The dedication and passion displayed by all the players are a testament to the great sportsmanship and camaraderie found in high school athletics.
Houlton / GHCA- Varsity Tennis Girls and Boys Results
Teams- Houlton / GHCA vs Fort Kent – 5/4/ 2023
GIRLS’ Team Results: Houlton/GHCA 1 – 4 Fort Kent
Individual GIRLS results:
Houlton/GHCA vs. Fort Kent_
- #1 sngls Sophie Lorom 2 – 8 Anah Albert
- #2 sngls Ryan Perfitt 4 – 8 Julia Cyr
- #3 sngls Natalie DeLucca 8 – 2 Hannah Lovely
- #1 dbls Mariah Peterson, 3 – 8 Madeline Philbrook, Cindy Hannigan Mia Voisine
- #2 dbls Karyssa Kenney 1 – 8 Logan Stedt, Kealy Britton Shelby Theriault
BOYS’ Team Results: Houlton/GHCA 0 – 5
Individual BOYS results:
Houlton/GHCA Fort Kent
- #1 sngls Kohl Skehan 0 – 8 Nathan Voisine
- #2 sngls Jarod Toner 1 – 8 Connor Voisine
- #3 sngls Mason Koehler 0 – 0 Oliver Caron
- #1 dbls forfeit 0 – 8 Bryce Valecourt, Quinn Michaud
- #2 dbls forfeit 0 – 8 Aadyn Connor, Jered Babin