In a showdown of two of East Central Indiana’s top girls’ tennis powers, the 13th-ranked Delta Eagles beat the 22nd-ranked Marion Giants 4-1 on a warm Wednesday evening.
Madison Ashman topped Marion’s Sasha Glickfield 7-5, 6-4 in a marquee match among two potential All-State singles players. Maggie Thompson gave the Eagles another point by outlasting Marion’s Sabrina Porter 7-6, 6-4. And Shelby Richardson completed the singles sweep with a 6-3, 7-5 victory at No. 3 singles.
Emily Decker and Sarah Ogle won easily at No. 2 doubles. Marion gained a three-set victory at No. 1 doubles.
Delta improved to 12-3 entering Thursday’s big conference match with Pendleton Heights. Thursday’s match will be Senior Day.
The JV team posted a very impressive 10-2 victory over Marion, a team that beat the Delta JV a year ago. The Eagle JV improves to 11-1-1 with the victory.
Jacey Price, McKayle Royal and Shelby Robbins won singles matches. Anna Groover/Madison Savage, Maddie Holdren/Katelyn Milligan; Jasmine Robinson/Kyndall Pursley, Brooke Kemp/Kacie Sloniker; Claire Fitzwater/Peyton Baker; Madison Grayson/Olivia Freeman; and Peyton Baker/Siaira Hollowell were winners.