HAMPDEN — Falmouth survived a scare from Waterville Saturday afternoon inside the Bangor Tennis Club to win the Class B girls’ tennis state title for the sixth year in a row.

The 3-2 victory extended Falmouth’s winning streak to 93 matches.

Falmouth senior Libby Voccola won 6-4, 6-2 at No. 3 singles and teammates Abby Payson and Katie Ryan (6-1, 6-0) and Katie Carew and Caroline Ray (6-3, 7-6 (7-3) won at doubles.

In a No. 2 singles match between freshmen, Waterville’s Tiffany Suchanek rallied past Falmouth’s Julia Brogan, 4-6, 7-5 (10-5).

At No. 1 singles, individual state champ Olivia Leavitt – serving underhand because of a biceps injury – retired with a 3-2 lead in the first set after learning Falmouth had clinched the match, giving Waterville’s Colleen O’Donnell the win by forfeit.

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