| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Nassau County (Section VIII) Tennis Boys Varsity 2009 Final Records

Conference 1

1. Syosset        5-8
2. Jericho         9-5
3. Roslyn         10-4
4. Hewlett       1-13
5. Great Neck South   5-8
6. Great Neck North   3-11
7. Long Beach             9-5
8. Cold Spring Harbor            13-1
Conference 2A
1. Bellmore J.F.K.       4-10
2. Wheatley                 12-2
3. Plainview J.F.K.      9-5
4. Oyster Bay 0-14
5. Manhasset   4-10
6. Port Washington     12-2
7. Friends Academy    11-3
8. Herricks       4-10
Conference 2B
1. East Meadow          3-9
2. South Side 12-0
3. Lynbrook    8-4
4. Oceanside   7-5
5. Wantagh      4-8
6. Garden City            7-5
7. Farmingdale            2-10
8. Bye
Conference 3A
1. North Shore            10-2
2. Locust Valley          10-2
3. Sewanhaka/Carey   0-10
4. Hicksville    6-6
5. Carle Place 4-8
6. Malverne/East Rockaway   0-11
7. Clarke          10-2
8. Bye
Conference 3B
1. Baldwin      10-2
2. Bethpage     2-10
3. Mepham      12-0
4. Calhoun       7-5
5. Massapequa 7-5
6. Lawrence    3-9
7. Freeport       1-11
8. Bye
Conference 4A
1. Valley Stream Central         9-3
2. MacArthur              5-7
3. New Hyde Park      12-0
4. Division       1-7
5. Plainedge    0-10
6. Valley Stream South           7-5
7. Glen Cove   5-7
8. Bye
Conference 4B
1. Uniondale   1-2
2. Hempstead 0-4
3. Westbury     6-2
4. West Hempstead     0-3
5. Valley Stream North           8-0
6. Roosevelt    No team
7. Bye
8. Bye

Nassau County Tennis Boys Varsity 2009 Playoffs

*Conference Champion noted in bold
Conference 1
Roslyn 6          Long Beach 1
Cold Spring Harbor 5 Roslyn 2
Cold Spring Harbor 5           Roslyn 2
Conference 2
First round
Garden City 4 Lynbrook 3
Wheatley 6      Friends Academy 1
Wheatley 5      South Side 2
Port Washington 5      Garden City 2
Port Washington 5    Wheatley 2
Conference 3
First round
Baldwin 5       Calhoun 2
Locust Valley 4           North Shore 3
Baldwin 5       Clarke 2
Mepham 6       Locust Valley 1
Mepham 4      Baldwin 3
Conference 4A
Valley Stream South 4            Valley Stream Central 3
New Hyde Park 5       McArthur 2
New Hyde Park 6      Valley Stream South 1
Conference 4B
Valley Stream North (Champion)

Nassau County Tennis Boys Varsity 2009 County Championships

1. Daniel Kreyman (Long Beach)
2. Zach Morris (Garden City)
3. Jason Simon (Roslyn)
4. Eric Ambrosio (Cold Spring Harbor)
1. Steven Milo & Ricky Wang (Syosset)
2. Corey Morganstern & Josh Katten (Plainview)
3. Andrew Yaraghi & Jon DeFrancesch (Friends Academy)
4. Bryan Kallenberg & Dan Schure (Port Washington)
Suffolk County (Section XI) Tennis Boys Varsity 2009 Season
Suffolk 2008 Varsity Boys Season recap
This year’s Section XI Singles Champion is senior Brett Gordon from Commack High School. Brett is currently undefeated with a 17-0 record and had a truly magnificent sectional tournament. Finishing second to Gordon is senior Brendan Ruddock from Connetquot High School who boasts an impressive 29-1 record on the year coming into the New York State Championships. Finishing third in the Section XI tournament is senior Adam Mernit from Walt Whitman High School, making his first trip to the New York State Championships.
This year’s Boys Doubles Section XI Champions are seniors Bryan Roberts and Zach Dean from Commack High School. Both of these players have been to this tournament before as singles players and are undefeated as a doubles team this year. Runner-up to Roberts and Dean is junior Nolan Gelman and senior Matt Stevens from Half Hollow Hills West High School. Gelman has been an All-State player for the past two years and looks to make his mark in doubles this year with Matt Stevens. Hailing from Islip High School, senior Matt Celentano returns to the state tournament again this year competing in doubles play with new partner, senior Matt Imbo.
This year’s Section XI tournament was highly competitive with excellent tennis at both the singles and doubles levels. We are looking for a good showing in the state tournament. Section XI is led by Section XI tennis chair John Valente.
Suffolk 2008 Varsity Boys Season Champions
League I          Half Hollow Hills East
League II        Smithtown East
League III       East Islip
League IV       North Babylon
League V        Ward Melville
League VI       Mt. Sinai
League VII     Westhampton Beach
League VIII    Eastport/South Manor
Section XI Champion Commack High School
Long Island Champion           Cold Spring Harbor
1. Brett Gordon (Commack)
2. Brendan Ruddock (Connetquot)
3. Adam Mernit (Walt Whitman)
1. Bryan Roberts & Zach Dean (Commack)
2. Nolan Gelman & Matt Stevens (Half Hollow Hills West)
3. Matt Celentano & Matt Imbo (Islip)
Catholic High School Athletic Association 2009 Boys Tennis Recap
Chaminade High School Takes Third Consecutive Nassau Suffolk CHSAA Title
During its 2009 spring season, the Chaminade High School tennis team won its third consecutive league title and its record 25th tennis title in the Nassau Suffolk Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) league. For the past 37 years, Coach Jim Quinn has been at the helm for the Chaminade Flyers, and has guided his teams to 25 league championships. This past season, senior Peter Colgan played first singles for Chaminade, and 16-year-old twin brothers and juniors, Patrick and Christopher Brosnan, played second singles and third singles. All three players went undefeated for the Flyers during the NSCHSAA regular season. Additionally, in each round of the post-season playoffs, including the finals against St. John the Baptist High School of West Islip, Pat and Chris won their respective singles matches, helping Chaminade capture the championship on May 14 at Hofstra University.
But, the Chaminade singles trio wasn't done yet!
Going into the post-season NSCHSAA Individual Championships the next day at Hofstra, the top four seeds consisted of the four first singles players from Chaminade, St. John the Baptist, St. Anthony's and Kellenberg Memorial. Peter Colgan earned the number one seed, while Pat Brosnan was seeded number five and Chris Brosnan was unseeded. After winning their first, second and quarterfinal round matches, each of the Brosnan brothers advanced to the semifinals, as did Colgan. In one semi-final match, Pat Brosnan faced off against Chaminade teammate, Peter Colgan. In a grueling three-set match of high quality tennis, Colgan emerged with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory, handing Pat Brosnan his first and only loss of his NSCHSAA season. In the other semifinal match, unseeded Chris Brosnan was doing battle on the adjacent court against St. John the Baptist senior and number two seed, Eric Dietsche. Playing nearly flawless tennis, Chris Brosnan served and volleyed his way to a 6-1, 6-0 victory, setting the stage for an all-Chaminade final the next day between the unseeded Chris Brosnan and the number one-seeded Colgan.
On May 19, in a close and hard-fought finals match in which Brosnan attacked the net and made few mistakes, Chris Brosnan defeated Peter Colgan 7-6 (7-4), 6-4, to capture the NSCHSAA 2009 Singles Championship. According to Chaminade coach and League Chairman Jim Quinn, Brosnan is the first unseeded player to win the Individual Championships in NSCHSAA league history. As a result, Chris Brosnan was the only player in the NSCHSAA league to have a perfect record during the 2009 season, winning each of his matches during the regular season, the team playoffs and the Individual Championships. In the third place match, number five-seeded Pat Brosnan defeated number two-seeded Eric Dietsche. This was only the third time in NSCHSAA history that the first, second and third place singles players (the Brosnan brothers, and Peter Colgan) were from the same high school, with the previous two trios also being from Chaminade during Coach Quinn’s tenure.
In addition to playing in USTA Junior Tennis tournaments, the Brosnan twins are avid platform tennis players during the fall and winter months, and compete as doubles partners in the American Platform Tennis Association's Junior Tournaments throughout the Northeast. They finished the 2008-2009 platform tennis season ranked number three nationally by the APTA in the Boys-18-and-Under Division.

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