HWDSB crowns senior tennis champions

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.

(Photo: HWDSB Athletics)

(Photo: HWDSB Athletics)

The winner in each category is declared the city champion, while the top two advance to SOSSA.

Senior Results

Girls Singles

1st – Emily Gondar (Orchard Park SS)
2nd – Bella Wylie (Waterdown DHS)

Boys Singles

1st – Sunny Bhatt (Westmount SS)
2nd – Trevor Hopkins (Dundas Valley SS)

Girls Doubles

1st – Rachael Haunton and Jillian Pompadiuk (Waterdown DHS)
2nd – Madison Couture and Julia Gooding (Waterdown DHS)

Boys Doubles

1st – Louis DiSalvo and Ethan Goodale (Dundas Valley SS)
2nd – Tanner Mayer and Ross Colborne (Dundas Valley SS)

Mixed Doubles

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)

(Photo: HWDSB Athletics)

(Photo: HWDSB Athletics)

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.

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