Led by the dominating performances of both doubles teams, the Eagles gained a 4-1 victory over Muncie Burris in the opening round of the Delta Sectional on Tuesday evening.
Lexie Manor and Grace Belangee won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles, and Kortney Helm and Mayzie Hinkle won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles. Delta is 17-3 at both positions for the season.
Emma Snider, also 17-3 for the spring, won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 singles.
Freshman Tynan Dishman gained a 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-3 victory at No. 3 singles. She improved her record to 16-4.
Muncie Burris scored its point at No. 1 singles, where Izzy Behrman defeated Ellie Snider 7-6 (5), 6-3. Behrman is now 20-2 for the season.
Delta will play Yorktown at 4:45 p.m. today (Friday) for the sectional championship. The Eagles are trying to claim their 26th sectional title in the last 27 years. If today’s match is rained out, the final will be played 11 a.m. Saturday.