Delta High School Tennis

VS

Marion Regional (finals) vs. Marion

Wednesday, May 26th at 4:45 p.m.

Win 3 - 2

Twenty proved to be the magic number on Wednesday evening as the Eagles beat Marion 3-2 to win the Marion Regional championship.

> Delta gained its 20th victory of the season.

> No. 3 singles player Maggie Hunt notched her 20th win.

> No. 2 doubles players Sara Cardemon and Janet Wegener collected their 20th win.

It was the Eagles’ school-record sixth straight regional championship in girls’ tennis and ninth title in the past 10 years.

As a result, Delta (20-3) will play in Saturday’s Homestead Semi-State in Fort Wayne.  The 12th-ranked Eagles will play at 10 a.m. against either #9 Fishers or #14 Cathedral.  Those teams meet Thursday night for the  North Central Regional title.

The key match for Delta in the regional final was No. 3 singles, where Hunt faced Marion’s Graciela Solis.  Solis entered with a 20-2 record, but Hunt won 6-2, 6-2 for her second victory of the season over Solis.  Hunt is now 20-5 this spring.

Cardemon and Wegener won 6-3, 6-0 to improve to 20-3 at No. 2 doubles.

The quickest match came at No. 1 singles, where Maggie Manor and Tynan Dishman needed only 35 minutes for a 6-0, 6-0 win.  They are 23-2 this spring.

Marion claimed the top two singles positions in long battles. Three of the four sets went to 5-7, but the Eagles lost them all.

Delta will be attempting to advance to state for the fifth time in girls’ tennis and the 10th time in boys’ and girls’ tennis.

 

Results:

  1. Gwen Clark (D) lost to Jaden Sebastian (M) 5-7, 3-6
  2. Abby Bamidele (D) lost to Anna Wuertley (M) 5-7, 5-7
  3. Maggie Hunt (D) def. Graciela Solis (M) 6-2, 6-2

 

  1. Maggie Manor/Tynan Dishman (D) def. Leach/White (M) 6-0, 6-0
  2. Sara Cardemon / Janet Wegener (D) def. Maki/Riggs (M) 6-3, 6-0
Location Marion HS
Season Spring 2021