Delta High School Tennis



September 6th, 2023 at 4:45 p.m.

Win 3 - 2

The boys’ tennis team extended their winning streak to four straight matches with a 3-2 victory over Lapel on Wednesday evening at the Delta courts.

Ben Miller picked up his first career varsity victory by teaming with Kam Swoboda for a 6-0, 6-3 win at No. 2 doubles. Dalton Royal and Preston Shanayda won 6-0, 6-0 at the top doubles spot.  Kody Vest added a 6-0, 6-1 victory at No. 2 singles for the Eagles’ other point.

In the past week, four players — Miller, Swoboda, Will Kile and Brady Williams — all have gained their first career varsity wins.  Altogether, 12 different Eagles have won a varsity match this fall.

In JV action, Delta beat Lapel 5-3.  Winners in singles were Caleb Hewitt, Colten Cruea and Daniel Tokar.  Doubles winners were Will Kile/Kaden Crist and Jacob Williams/Alexander Smith.

Delta (6-3) will play Peru (9-1) at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Kokomo Invitational. The Eagles then play Kokomo at 11:30 a.m. and West Lafayette at 2 p.m. Saturday.. The JV teams also compete in a tourney at Kokomo’s Foster Park at the same times.

Complete results 


  1. Simon Marlow (D) lost to S. Lewis (L), 1-6, 3-6
  2. Kody Vest (D) def. H. Bair (L), 6-0, 6-1
  3. Owen Vest (D) lost to Q. Wilkins (L), 6-7 (0), 4-6


  1. Dalton Royal/Preston Shanayda (D) def. Pinkerton / McClintock (L), 6-0, 6-0
  2. Kam Swoboda/Ben Miller (D) def. Gooding/Hood (L), 6-0, 6-3

JV Singles

  1. Caleb Hewitt won 7-5
  2. James Root lost 2-6
  3. Colten Cruea won 6-3
  4. Daniel Tokar won 6-3

JV Doubles

  1. Wil Kile / Kaden Crist won 6-3
  2. Jacob Williams ./ Alexander Smith won 6-2
  3. Maddox Weddle/Caden Moss lost 6-7 (6)
  4. Grant Durkovich/Charlie Knapp lost 5-6 (6)
Location Delta HS
Season Fall 2023