Delta High School Tennis


Muncie Central (Delta Sectional semifinals)

Thursday, May 16th at 4:45 p.m.

Win 5 - 0

The Eagles began the postseason path with a sharp performance on Thursday evening in a 5-0 shutout victory over Muncie Central in the semifinals of the Delta Sectional.

Delta (16-4) swept every match 6-0, 6-0 except at No. 2 doubles, where the Eagles still dominated 6-1, 6-1.

Since 1992, Delta girls’ tennis is now 71-1 in sectional team matches, losing only to Yorktown 3-2 in 2010.  The Eagles will play for their 13th straight sectional title and their 31st in the past 32 seasons when they face Muncie Burris at 4:45 p.m. today (Friday) in the finals.

Gabby Knight, Brylee Beckley and Elizabeth Bamidele won in singles, while Kelsey Vest/Katie Manor and Rowan Hinds/Alexa Bratton won in doubles.

Vest and Manor gained their 20th victory of the season in their first season together.  They are 20-3 at No. 1 doubles.  Tonight’s opponent, Burris, pushed Vest and Manor in a regular-season match before the Delta duo pulled away for a 7-5, 6-1 victory.

Hinds and Bratton are 18-5 at No. 2 doubles in their first season together.

The four Delta varsity doubles players are one junior, two sophomores and a freshman.

At No. 1 singles, the varsity’s only senior, Gabby Knight,  improved her record to 17-6. She has won 15 of her last 19 matches.

Junior Brylee Beckley returned from recent sickness and won easily to move her record to 15-4 at No. 2 singles.

At No. 3 singles, sophomore Elizabeth Bamidele also cruised to victory and is 14-8 for the season.


Varsity Singles

  1. Gabby Knight (D) def. Isabel Quirk, (MC), 6-0, 6-0
  2. Brylee Beckley (D) def. Taj Isom (MC), 6-0, 6-0
  3. Elizabeth Bamidele (D) def. Andrea Lopez-Bautista (MC), 6-0, 6-0

Varsity Doubles

  1. Kelsey Vest/Katie Manor (D) def. Sadie Hannah/Emma Judge (MC), 6-0, 6-0
  2. Rowan Hinds/Alexa Bratton (D), def. Clarissa Jones/Grace Walker (MC), 6-1, 6-1



Location Delta HS
Season Spring 2024