Lincoln Academy girls tennis team defeated Cape Elizabeth 4-1 on June 1 in a South Class B semi-final match. The Eagles advance to the Regional championships, to be played on Monday, June 5 at the APEX Racket and Fitness, at 2445 Congress St. in Portland. LA girls take on Greely for the Regional title at 12:30 p.m.
Second singles player London Hunter set the tone early, with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Madeleine Hanson. Hunter trailed 2-0 in the second set, before rallying for six straight sets to put the Lady Eagles up 1-0. First doubles players Izzy Peterson and Olive Siegel put Lincoln up 2-0 with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Sally McCoy and Piper Duryee. Third singles player Clare Colburn clenched the win with a 6-0, 6-4 win over Elena Rosenberg. The Eagles second doubles team of Noah Burchesky and Olivia Crooker beat Emma Gephart and Gillian Lench 6-3, 7-5. Lincoln first singles player Sarah Kockzius was behind 3-6, 6-6, when she forfeited the match due to illness.