A loser in the finals last year, senior Jude Ogilvie of Gow School now reigns in boys singles as the first Monsignor Martin Association tennis champion in his school’s history. Ogilvie is headed for Skidmore College after he graduates.
Ogilvie defeated Mark Jackson of Canisius, 6-0, 6-0, on Sunday at Chestnut Ridge Park to capture the title.
The top seed entering play on Saturday, Ogilvie is the third Gow player to reach the association finals.
The Monsignor Martin boys doubles championship went to Will Jones and David Miller of Canisius. They defeated Canisius teammates John Collins and Brayden Bennett, 6-2, 6-3.
Meanwhile, in the Monsignor Martin girls championship at the Miller Tennis Center. Eliza Podlas, a sophomore at Sacred Heart, won the championship for the second year in a row. Podlas defeated Caroline Carlson, also from Sacred Heart, 6-3, 6-1.
Amanda Chmiel and Carly Coppola, both seniors at Nardin, defeated Fiona Murphy and Kelly Schomber of Sacred Heart in straight sets to win the girls doubles.