Lee, Agnihotri earn junior tennis singles titles

tennis-net-closeup-f4Ananya Agnihotri of Orchard Park and Daniel Lee of Sir Allan MacNab claimed the Hamilton public school board singles tennis titles Wednesday (Sept. 28) at Rosedale Tennis Club.

Agnihotri claimed the girls’ title by defeating Heeral Dodhia of Westmount while Lee bested Marko Josipovic of Saltfleet for the boys’ singles crown.

Joining them with golden finishes were Erin Rigby and Rachel Price of Waterdown who took the junior girls doubles crown while Dima Ignjatovic and Liam Boatsmith of Westdale earned the boys doubles crown. Mixed double champions were Isabell Gondar and Dominic Momich from Orchard Park.

Over 80 entries competed for the top crown and the right to represent Hamilton at the Southern Ontario Secondary School Association (SOSSA) championship, Oct. 13 in St. Catharines. The winner in each category is declared the city champion, while the top two advance to SOSSA.

Junior Results

Girls Singles

1st – Ananya Agnihotri (Orchard Park)
2nd – 2nd Heeral Dodhia (Westmount)

Boys Singles

1st – Daniel Lee (Sir Allan MacNab)
2nd – Marko Josipovic (Saltfleet)

Girls Doubles

1st – Erin Rigby and Rachel Price (Waterdown)
2nd – Lala Ozkan and Gabby Ruiz (Saltfleet)

Boys Doubles

1st – Dima Ignjatovic and Liam Boatsmith (Westdale)
2nd – Ben Schurer and Jamie Zucker (Ancaster)

Mixed Doubles

1st – Isabella Gondar and Dominic Momich (Orchard Park)
2nd – Dylan Jones and Natalie Schmuck (Saltfleet)

The HWIAC Senior Tennis Championship took place last week and the top student-athletes will compete at the SOSSA senior championship on October. 5th.

The provincial championship for tennis which is conducted by the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations will be contested May 29-31, 2017 at three sites in Toronto and Markham.

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