Girls Junior Varsity Tennis, Girls Varsity Tennis · Girls’ Tennis Shuts Out Greenfield in Opener


The Eagles opened the Spring 2017 girls’ tennis season with a 5-0 victory on the road over Hoosier Heritage Conference opponent Greenfield-Central on Wednesday evening.

Sophomore Ellie Snider made her debut at No. 1 singles and gained a 6-2, 6-1 victory.  Grace Belangee won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles, and Mayzie Hinkle won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3 singles.

The 17th-ranked Eagles were just as successful in doubles.  Emma Snider and Abby Shafer were 6-1, 6-0 winners at No. 1 doubles, and Lexie Manor and Kortney Helm won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.

Shafer is the only senior in the varsity lineup as the Eagles also start two sophomores and four juniors.

The JV team topped Greenfield 8-0.

Singles winners were Keirsten Bankson, Inna Malyshevska and Camille Lykins.  Doubles winners were Katelyn Lopiccolo/Lauren Milligan, Ryley Bilbrey/Marissa Mercer, Danielle Polk/Ruth Smith, Lexi Bailey/Lily Brannon, and Joli Finley/Lauren Decker.

Next up for Delta is the Eagle Round Robin at 9 a.m. Saturday on the home courts.  Delta plays 15th-ranked Fort Wayne Canterbury in the opener.  They will be joined by Terre Haute North and West Lafayette in the powerful field.