Volleyball dunks Kennebunk

first_img Latest Posts MDI is 8-1 on the season – second seed in the league after perennial powerhouse Greely. The Trojans are not scheduled to meet Greely in the regular season.At Kennebunk, the Trojans took the first set easily, 25-16. The hard-fought second set went to the Rams 26-24, but MDI recovered to finish out the match with 25-18 and 25-15 victories in the last two sets.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textSeniors Sarah Phelps and Elise Robertson led in kills against Kennebunk, with 14 and 7 respectively. Sophomore Grace Higgins had 5 kills and 4 aces. Senior Kayla Ray had 5 aces. Junior Riley Mooers had 15 assists, 4 digs and 3 aces.BIDDEFORD 3 – MDI 1The Trojans suffered their first loss of the season Friday night, falling to the Biddeford Rams three sets to one. Biddeford is fourth seed in Class A, so the match was high-value in tournament points.“They certainly played very well,” MDI Coach Corey Papadopoli said. “We played well at times, but there were moments where our system broke down a bit, and they were at key moments. We certainly weren’t outmatched, but we were outplayed.”Set scores were 15-25, 24-26, 25-23 and 22-25.Biddeford took the first set 25-15. “Our first set was very flat,” Papadopoli said. “We dug a hole.” The second game was much closer, but again went to the Rams 26-24.The Trojans managed to take the third set 25-23 and battled through a close fourth set, but didn’t manage to win. Biddeford won 25-22.Senior Camilla Thomassen-Tai had 12 digs against Biddeford. Phelps added 9 kills and 9 digs. Seniors Ray and Elise Robertson each had 5 kills.The team is set to travel to East Machias Wednesday, Oct. 8, for a rematch against Washington Academy. Tuesday, Oct. 14, they host Ellsworth for a 5:30 p.m. match.In practice this week, Papadopoli said that he’s focusing on “increasing the intensity of how we practice. We’ve got to practice performing under pressure.” Liz GravesReporter at Mount Desert IslanderFormer Islander reporter and editor Liz Graves grew up in California and came to Maine as a schooner sailor. MDI Hospital to begin contact tracing – August 5, 2020 Bio Mount Desert Island High School volleyball player junior Aubrie Boyce of Bar Harbor goes for the set in a match against Biddeford.KENNEBUNK — Bouncing back from their first loss of the season Friday to Biddeford, the Mount Desert Island High School varsity volleyball team defeated the Kennebunk Rams Saturday 3-1. Luchini named to Maine Running Hall of Fame – August 12, 2020 Latest posts by Liz Graves (see all) Keene appeals his 2019 murder conviction – July 30, 2020last_img


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