In the finals of the MIAA Individual Squash Tournament, held Wednesday evening at Meadow Mill Athletic Club, team champion Gilman won five of the seven individual titles as well.
No. 7 Braxton Antill won his third individual title for the Greyhounds with a 3-0 victory over McDonogh’s Samira Chatrathi. Gilman’s Ned Gildea, competing at No. 6, also won by 3-0 score, downing St. Paul’s Will Ford to cap an undefeated freshman season.
Next, Gilman’s Matt Katz won at No. 5 to also finish an undefeated season, as he also won his third individual title with straight set victory over McDonogh’s Jeremy Waldman. Yet another Greyhound, No. 4 Brad Levin, won a third individual title by beating McDonogh’s Rohan Korn 3-0.
The match of the night came at No. 3, pitting McDonogh’s Alastair Cho against Gilman’s Wiatt Hinton. Cho squeaked out a 13-11 overtime victory in the final game to claim the crown. McDonogh’s Ben Korn also needed overtime in the fourth game (13-11) to defeat Gilman’s Will Dewire at the No. 2 slot, in a match that was also highlighted by extensive rallies.
The excellent squash continued in the final match as Gilman’s No. 1 Charlie East defeated McDonogh’s Cullen Little, 3-0.