School Track Records
Sophomores Mason Bechdolt and Rebekah Box have broken school records in track this spring.
Box broke the Delta school record in the 100 hurdles at the Hoosier Heritage Conference meet on Tuesday, May 7 at Mt. Vernon High School. Her time was 16.22 seconds.
Bechdolt broke the Delta school record and Noblesville Invitational record for the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.88 seconds on Tuesday, April 23. Making the time even more impressive was the fact he ran in cool rainy conditions.
In the regional, Bechdolt broke the school record in the 110 hurdles with a time of 14.37 seconds. He later placed ninth in the hurdles at state.
Eagles Soar in
Delta High School shined in a variety of Spring Sports. Here are some of the highlights:
BASEBALL: The Eagles won the Yorktown Sectional with victories over Yorktown and Muncie Central. Austin Conway struck out 12 Yorktown batters in a 1-0 victory. Rob Fox had the game-winning hit against Yorktown and was the winning pitcher against Muncie Central. The Eagles fell to third-ranked Norwell 8-4 in the regional.
GIRLS TENNIS: The Eagles won the Delta Sectional and Marion Regional before falling 3-2 to Indianapolis North Central in the semistate. Seniors Marissa Morris and Natalie Alexander reached the State Doubles Finals and were chosen First Team All-State and Indiana All-Stars. Senior Ashley Loffer also was selected as an Indiana All-Star.
SOFTBALL: The Eagles defeated Muncie South and Blackford to reach the finals of the Blackford Sectional. They lost in the championship game to Yorktown, which went on to the state championship game.
BOYS' GOLF: The Eagles placed second in the Monroe Central Sectional to qualify for the Muncie Central Regional. Senior Seth Neal shot 78 at regional and missed qualifying for state by just two strokes.
GIRLS' TRACK: Rebekah Box placed fourth in the regional in both the 100 and 300 hurdles and broke her own school record in the 300 hurdles. She missed advancing to state in both events by one spot.
BOYS' TRACK: Sophomore Mason Bechdolt qualified for the state meet in the 110 hurdles (in school record time of 14.37 seconds) and the 300 hurdles. He placed ninth at state in the 110 hurdles. Senior Ryan Bickford reached state in the 400-meter dash.
Garringer to Run at
Senior Stephanie Garringer has signed her letter of intent to run cross country at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in Terre Haute, Ind.
Stephanie made the announcement on Friday, Dec. 14 with her parents and her coaches from Delta and Saint Mary's at her side. She plans to major in journalism and minor in Spanish.
Stephanie has been a four-year member of the Delta cross country team. In each of the last four years, St. Mary's has finished among the top three teams in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association women's cross country national championships.
Seth Neal to Play Golf
Senior Seth Neal announced Thursday morning (September 13) that he will attend Taylor University and play on the men's golf team next fall.
Neal committed to Taylor University in a ceremony with his parents, Jim and Kiersten, his sister Abby, his high school coach Steve Wuthrich, his college coach Cameron Andry, and Delta principal Chris Conley.
Seth plans to study biology and pre-med at Taylor, which is in Upland, Ind. He said he felt like the school was a good fit for him academically, socially, and athletically.
Coach Andry said Seth's golf talent and strong personal character makes him an ideal recruit for his golf team.
Seth has one more season of golf at Delta this spring. Coach Wuthrich cited Seth's work ethic and character and said his opportunity at Taylor is an example of how hard work pays off for student-athletes.
Ozzie Mann Signs
Ball State Football
Signs With Kentucky
By Zane Naylor
Eagle's Eye Online
Senior Morgan Bergren signed her
letter of intent Wednesday (Nov.
play volleyball for the University of
Kentucky Wildcats next year. She
plans to study pharmacy.
Bergren was joined by her
parents, Dan and Michelle
Bergren, her sister, sophomore
Madison Bergren, coach Heidi
Zickgraf, Athletic Director
Chris Conley, and Principal Jim
Senior Katie Holdren
Chooses Bethel for Golf
Laboyteaux Signs for Golf
at Warner U. in Florida
Temple Commits to