Delta High School Tennis


FW Carroll

September 20th, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Loss 0 - 5

Playing short-handed with two varsity players out of the lineup, the Eagles battled hard against 12th-ranked Fort Wayne Carroll but came up short in a 5-0 loss. The match was played at a neutral site, Norwell HS.

Two matches went to third-set tiebreaks.  Sophomore Kody Vest dropped a 6-4, 3-6, (4-10) result at No. 3 singles.  Juniors Preston Shanayda and Jake Bilby fell 5-7, 7-5, (6-10) at No. 2 doubles.

Senior Owen Vest (No. 2 singles) missed the match due to illness. Senior Isaac Anderson (#2 doubles) sat out due to injury.

Junior Simon Marlow filled in a No. 2 singles and competed well, but lost 1-6, 2-6 to a hard-hitting senior.

FW Carroll controlled the matches at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles, winning each in straight sets.

Delta won the JV match 8-5.  The Eagles swept the entire first round of four singles and three doubles matches.  Winners were Caleb Hewitt, Owen Cupp, Ben Miller, Ayden Mitchell, Brady Williams/Aaron Elliott, John Atkinson/Will Kile, and Kam Swoboda/James Root.  In the playback matches, Matteo Caddedu/Alex Smith picked up a victory.

The Eagles (9-8 overall, 4-1 in the Hoosier Heritage Conference), host league opponent Pendleton Heights tonight (Wednesday, Sept. 21) for the Senior Day match.  The ceremony starts at 4:30 with the match to follow.  Seniors being honored will include Isaac Anderson, Riley Bratton, Colin McCrady, Heath Sprague, Owen Vest and exchange student Matteo Caddedu.

Location Norwell HS (neutral site)
Season Fall 2022