Delta High School Tennis

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Marion Regional (semifinals) vs Alexandria

Tuesday, May 25th at 4:45 p.m.

Win 5 - 0

The Eagles continued their perfect run through the IHSAA postseason with a 5-0 victory over Alexandria on Tuesday evening in the opening round of the Marion Regional.

Now 19-3 on the season, Delta has won all of its sectional and regional matches so far this spring by a 5-0 score.

The 12th-ranked Eagles will try for their sixth consecutive regional title when they face Marion at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the finals.

Alexandria entered with a 16-2 record, but Delta was able to win every position in straight sets.

First off the court again was the No. 1 doubles team of seniors Maggie Manor and Tynan Dishman. They are 22-2 this spring after posting another 6-0, 6-0 victory.

Senior Abby Bamidele was next off the court.  She was sharp in a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Alexandria senior Gracyn Hosier. Abby is now 18-6.

No. 1 singles player Gwen Clark continued her hot play of late.  She won 6-3, 6-1 over senior Reiley Hiser for her fourth win in the last five matches.

At No. 2 doubles, sophomore Janet Wegener and senior Sara Cardemon prevailed 6-3, 6-4 over a solid Alexandria squad.  Wegener and Cardemon are 19-3.

Completing the sweep was No. 3 singles player Maggie Hunt, who moved to 19-5 with a 7-4, 6-4 victory over senior Rylee Pyle.

The winner of the regional will move on to the Homstead Semi-State at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Results:

  1. Gwen Clark (D) def. Reilly Hiser (A) 6-3, 6-1
  2. Abby Bamidele (D) def. Gracyn Hosier (A) 6-2, 6-3
  3. Maggie Hunt (D) def. Rylee Pyle (A) 7-5, 6-4

 

  1. Maggie Manor/Tynan Dishman (D) def. Taylor Stinefield / Carlie Remington 6-0, 6-0
  2. Sara Cardemon / Janet Wegener (D) def. Ally Honeycutt / Lauren Dungan 6-3, 6-4
Location Marion HS
Season Spring 2021