High school volleyball roundup

first_img Latest posts by Hugh Bowden (see all) Hugh BowdenExecutive EditorHugh writes editorials, covers Hancock County sports and helps out where needed in The American’s editorial department. When he’s not on the sidelines, he enjoys playing jazz and tennis. [email protected] Is this the kind of government we deserve? – July 10, 2017 Like he did in the ’60s, Noel Paul Stookey sings out in troubling times – December 27, 2017 Biocenter_img Sammy Mason of the Ellsworth Eagles had a strong performancewith nine kills and 11 assists in Ellsworth’s 3-1 win over Bucksporton Thursday. PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMSELLSWORTH — The Mount Desert Island Trojans will enjoy a first-round bye and the Ellsworth Eagles will host Kennebunk in a preliminary playoff today (Thursday) at 4:15 p.m. as the state high school volleyball tournament gets under way.The 13-1 Trojans finished the regular season ranked second in the Class A standings after posting 3-0 wins this week over Cony and Calais.The 7-6 Eagles also closed on a winning note, downing Bucksport 3-1 and Cony 3-0, and will go into the playoffs ranked seventh.Bucksport’s Golden Bucks also will see playoff action in Class B. The Bucks finished their season with a record of 6-8 and a fifth place ranking, and will travel to Baileyville to face fourth-seeded Woodland Friday at 5 p.m.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textThe 3-11 Sumner Tigers finished in eighth place and out of the Class B playoff picture.Ellsworth 3, Bucksport 1On Thursday, the Eagles opened with a 25-13 win, dropped the second game 25-20 and then posted 25-21 and 25-18 wins over the Golden Bucks in Ellsworth.For the Eagles, Sarah Shelton had a big game with three aces, 20 kills and 12 assists. Sammy Mason had two aces, nine kills and 11 assists, and Delaney Sargent had six aces and two kills.For Bucksport, Holly Judkins had three aces and 10 digs; Natalie Gray had an ace, a kill and three digs; Chloe Stubbs had three aces, a kill and four digs; and Renne Lamb had two aces and a kill. For photos from the Bucksport, Ellsworth game, click here.Ellsworth 3, Cony 0On Saturday in Ellsworth, the Eagles rolled over the Cony Rams by game scores of 25-16, 25-14 and 25-6.Shelton had 15 kills, four assists and three aces; Mason had six kills, 11 assists and seven aces; Maddie Dow had three kills, two aces and an assist; and Jenna Haslam had two aces and five digs.MDI 3, Calais 0On Friday in Bar Harbor, the Trojans dominated the Blue Devils with game scores of 25-17, 25-16 and 25-14.For MDI, Helena Munson had four aces, three kills, an assist and a dig; Sarah Phelps had five aces, six kills and a dig; Kayla Ray had five aces and a kill; Elise Robertson had two aces, six kills, two blocks and a dig; and Camilla Thomassen-Tai had an ace, six kills, an assist and a dig.MDI 3, Cony 0With a 3-0 sweep of Cony in Augusta Monday night, the Trojans completed their regular season.Game scores against Cony were 25-19, 25-12 and 25-20.Phelps had 11 kills in the match. Robertson contributed six kills and five aces, and Riley Mooers had 15 assists.Woodland 3, Sumner 0On Thursday in Sullivan, the Woodland Dragons downed the Tigers by game scores of 25-14, 25-13 and 25-15.For the Tigers, Amie O’Hara had two aces, a kill and eight digs; Tianah Johnson had an ace and eight digs; Julia Tardy had three kills and 12 digs; and Maria Cormier had five digs.Machias 3, Sumner 0On Friday in Machias, the host Bulldogs rolled over the Tigers by game scores of 25-19, 25-13 and 25-12. Latest Posts GSA surges in 4th to win Northern Maine title – February 26, 2017last_img read more