Six players from Hoosier Heritage Conference champion Delta and five from runner-up Mt. Vernon highlight the 2021 All-HHC girls tennis team, it was announced on Friday.

Delta placed two singles players and both of its doubles teams on the All-HHC team. They led the Eagles to a 7-0 conference record and the program’s 11th consecutive conference title. Delta has won the HHC title in 22 of its 23 seasons since joining the conference in 1997.

Tim Cleland of Delta was named HHC Coach of the Year.

Shelbyville (11-10, 3-4 HHC) finished fifth in the conference standings.

All-HHC girls tennis:


Lydia Ruegsegger, Sr., Mt. Vernon

Abby Cruser, Jr., Pendleton Heights

Sasha Academia, Sr., Yorktown

Gwnedolyn Clark, Jr., Delta

Abby Blachly, Jr., New Palestine

Abigail Bamidele, Jr. Delta


Tynan Dishman, Sr./Maggie Manor, Sr., Delta

Lexi Shelton, Sr./Ceci Buhlmahn, Jr., Mt. Vernon

Sara Cardemon, Sr./Janet Wegener, So., Delta

Maddie Swingle, Jr./Anna Isger, Sr., Mt. Vernon

Coach of the Year

Tim Cleland, Delta