2019 MIAA A CONFERENCE
Greyhounds sweep past Calvert Hall in MIAA title match; Severn wins the B Conference; Key claims the C Conference crown
The Gilman tennis team continued to extend it dynasty on MIAA tennis courts, Thursday, defeating Calvert Hall, 5-0, in the A Conference championship match as the Greyhounds won their sixth consecutive crown.
The Greyhounds, who went 7-0 in the regular season, did not lose a set in the final, sweeping all three singles match and both doubles matches.
In No. singles Nick Boucher downed Calvert Hall’s Russell Willenburg, 6-4, 6-2. Gilman’s Dylan Walters was a 6-1, 6-1 winner over Ian Hewes at No. 2 singles, and No. 3 Piyush Mavanur prevailed 6-4, 6-0.
In No. 1 doubles Noah Jun and Michael Haire cruised to a 6-1, 6-2 win, and the No. 2 doubles squad of Saijai Kaushal and Rohan Milak took their match, 6-2, 6-2.
“This is a tremendous achievement for the Gilman tennis family,” said Gilman coach Steven Krulevitz. “This makes six consecutive titles for the Greyhounds.”
In addition to six in a row, Gilman has now won 12 MIAA A Conference tennis titles.
2019 MIAA B CONFERENCE
Also on Thursday, Severn defeated Archbishop Spalding, 3-2, for the MIAA B Conference tennis title.
The Admirals won both doubles matches as Aiden Carter and Alex Honick prevailed in the No. 1 position and Jonathan Bing and Ben Berlin won at the No. 2 spot. The third point came from No. 3 singles player Grant Shanahan, who captured a straight sets victory.
Spalding took the top two singles matches as No. 1 James Foxen and No. 2 Robbie Mills each won.
It was Severn’s third league title in the last four years and seventh overall.
2019 MIAA C CONFERENCE
In the C Conference, Key dominated Saints Peter & Paul, 5-0, on their home court in Crownsville. This was the Obezags second C Conference title and their first since 2014.
Key got wins in the singles matches from Ian Sleat, Will Edwards and Max Berman, while the doubles teams of Owen Lewis and Matthew Calvin and John Du and Elizabeth Hughes also prevailed.