The fall championship sport season kicked off Wednesday (Sept. 21) as the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board crowned its senior tennis champions at Rosedale Tennis Club.
Over 85 entries competed for the top crown and the right to represent the Hamilton Wentworth Interscholastic Athletic Conference at the Southern Ontario Secondary School Association (SOSSA) championship, Oct. 5 in St. Catharines.
The winner in each category is declared the city champion, while the top two advance to SOSSA.
1st – Emily Gondar (Orchard Park SS)
2nd – Bella Wylie (Waterdown DHS)
1st – Sunny Bhatt (Westmount SS)
2nd – Trevor Hopkins (Dundas Valley SS)
1st – Rachael Haunton and Jillian Pompadiuk (Waterdown DHS)
2nd – Madison Couture and Julia Gooding (Waterdown DHS)
1st – Louis DiSalvo and Ethan Goodale (Dundas Valley SS)
2nd – Tanner Mayer and Ross Colborne (Dundas Valley SS)
1st – Maya Emerson and Sam Gower (Ancaster HS)
2nd – Natasha Gondar and John Novakovic (Orchard Park SS)
Boys Ranked Singles
1st – Anthony Gondar (Orchard Park SS)
2nd – Nolan Kool (Westmount SS)
Girls Ranked Singles
1st – Victoria Mac (Ancaster HS)
The HWIAC Junior Tennis Championships will take place at Rosedale Tennis Club, Wednesday (Sept. 28). The top two from each category at that event also advance to SOSSA with the Junior SOSSA Championship going Oct. 13 in St. Catharines.
The OFSAA provincial championship for tennis will be contested in May 2017, at three different facilities in Toronto and Markham.