Four athletes from Hoosier Heritage Conference champion Delta headlined the 2018 All-HHC tennis team.
Tannon Dishman and Ben Bamidele, as well as the doubles team of Brandon Jackson/Joel Ashman, all were voted by the coaches. Dishman and Jackson/Ashman joined New Palestine’s Matthew True as All-HHC selections. True was joined on the All-HHC team by teammates Carson Gavin and Ben Blachly/Dane Reid.
Mt. Vernon had three athletes honored. (J.D. Cohee and Peyton Meadors/Braden Browning). Pendleton Heights’ Walker Stull, New Castle’s Rylan Huntley and Shelbyville’s Luke Asher/Connor Phelps were also honored.
Tim Cleland of Delta was named Coach of the Year after leading the Eagles to their 19th HHC boys tennis title since 1996. Delta, New Palestine and Shelbyville all won sectional championships, while Delta also won a regional title.
2018 All-HHC tennis team
Tannon Dishman, Sr., Delta*
Matthew True, Sr., New Palestine*
Ben Bamidele, Sr., Delta
J.D. Cohee, Sr., Mt. Vernon
Rylan Huntley, Sr., New Castle
Carson Gavin, Sr., New Palestine
Walker Stull, Sr., Pendleton Heights
Brandon Jackson, So. / Joel Ashman, Sr., Delta*
Peyton Meadors, Sr. / Braden Browning, Sr., Mt. Vernon
Ben Blachly, Jr. / Dane Reid, Sr., New Palestine
Luke Asher, Jr. / Connor Phelps, Sr., Shelbyville
Coach of the Year: Tim Cleland, Delta
2018 Boys Tennis Standings
|2||New Palestine Dragons||6||1||18||4|
|3||Mt. Vernon Marauders||5||2||16||4|
|4||Pendleton Heights Arabians||4||3||9||6|
|6||Shelbyville Golden Bears||2||5||9||12|
|8||New Castle Trojans||0||6||5||14|