Delta High School Tennis



August 26th, 2023 at 10 a.m.

Win 5 - 0

The Eagles jumped on Shelbyville’s young tennis squad early and took control of a Hoosier Heritage Conference match, winning 5-0 over the Golden Bears on Saturday morning at the Mt. Vernon courts.

Delta won the opening sets at the five varsity positions by scores of 6-2, 6-2, 6-2, 6-0 and 6-2.

Shelbyville, with five sophomores and a freshman among their top seven players, battled closer in some of the second sets, but Delta closed out the shutout victory.

Senior Simon Marlow won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 1 singles.  Junior Kody Vest prevailed 6-2, 6-0 at No. 2 singles. And junior Owen Cupp hung on 6-2, 7-6 (3) to win at No. 3 singles.

In doubles, seniors Dalton Royal and Preston Shanayda stepped up big in a 6-0, 6-1 victory.  Shelbyville’s Aiden Smith and Carson Schaf entered the match with a 7-0 record.

At No. 2 doubles, freshman Tyce Dishman made his varsity debut.  Partnering with senior Jake Bilby, they won 6-2, 6-4.

In JV action, the Eagles claimed a 6-1 victory.

Delta (2-0) then traveled north to Culver Academies later Saturday afternoon for a second match.

Complete results of the morning match vs. Shelbyville


  1. Simon Marlow (D) def. L. Prickett (S) 6-2, 6-2
  2. Kody Vest (D) def. C. Claxton (S) 6-2, 6-0
  3. Owen Cupp (D) def. W. Armstrong (S), 6-2, 7-6 (3)


  1. Dalton Royal/Preston Shanayda (D) def. Smith/Schaf (S), 6-0, 6-1
  2. Jake Bilby/Tyce Dishman (D) def. Reed/Bunton (S), 6-2, 6-4

JV Singles

  1. Caleb Hewittwon 8-2
  2. Ben Miller won 8-3
  3. James Root won 8-1
  4. Hanson Heintzelman lost 5-8

JV Doubles

  1. Ben Miller/Brady Williams won 8-2
  2. Aaron Elliott/Will Kile won 7-2 retired
  3. Kam Swoboda/Jacob Williams won 8-5
Location Mt. Vernon HS (neutral site)
Season Fall 2023