In a battle of two undefeated teams, Delta topped Mt. Vernon 3-2 in a road match Tuesday evening.
Both teams entered with 7-0 records. The Eagles are now alone atop the Hoosier Heritage Conference standings.
Delta got on the board quickly with a 6-0, 6-1 victory at No. 1 doubles as seniors Tynan Dishman and Maggie Manor improved to 10-0 for the year.
Junior Maggie Hunt followed with a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 3 singles. She is 10-1 on the season.
Mt. Vernon then prevailed at No. 1 singles as hard-hitting Lydia Ruegsegger, the top player in the Hoosier Heritage Conference, defeated junior Gwen Clark, 6-1, 6-1.
The Eagles clinched the team match when senior Abby Bamidele turned in a 7-5, 6-1 victory at No. 2 singles. Bamidele settled down after a slow start and improved her record to 9-1.
Senior Sara Cardemon and sophomore Janet Wegener suffered their first loss of the season. They fell 6-2, 6-4 at No. 2 doubles.
The JV team won 9-5.
Singles winners were Gabby Knight and Hailey Conner. The Eagles won six doubles matches, including an 8-1 win from Mary Groover and Madelyn Haley at No. 1. Lizzy Thomas and Hannah McDowell overcame four match points to win 8-7 (7).
Ninth-ranked Delta will host second-ranked Carmel at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
- Gwen Clark lost 1-6, 1-6
- Abby Bamidele won 7-5, 6-1
- Maggie Hunt won 6-0, 6-1
- Tynan Dishman / Maggie Manor won 6-0, 6-1
- Sara Cardemon/Janet Wegener lost 2-6, 4-6
- Gabby Knight won 8-0
- Hailey Conner won 8-7 (5)
- Ava Fallon lost 0-8
- Jenna Whetzel lost 3-8
- Madelyn Haley / Mary Groover won 8-1
- Gracie Williams / Katie Alexander won 8-3
- Savanna Hickey / Laura Fowler won 8-0
- Eden Rochey / Olivia Miller won 8-1
- Rylen Jones/Jacy Bradley won 8-1
- Lizzy Thomas / Hannah McDowell won 8-7 (7)
- Emily Hayes/Sarah Haney won 8-1
- Anna Cardemon/Caitlyn Kirby lost 6-8
- Emma Landis/Carley Kitchens lost 6-8
- Autumn Subler/Emily Woodson lost 1-8