Delta High School girls tennis team has played twice (with results reported) so far this season with losses to Glenwood Springs (2-5) and Central (3-4).
On March 4 Delta was in Glenwood Springs to face the Demons. The Panthers' two wins came at 1 Doubles with set scores of 1-6, 7-5 and 0-0 (10-8).
The Panthers were winners in the 4 Doubles' match with scores of 6-2 and 6-4.
On March 8 the Panthers hosted Central High School and suffered a 3-4 loss to the Warriors.
The first win for Delta was in 1 Singles play where the final scores were 7-6 (7-4), 2-6 and 0-0 (10-6). Delta's 2 Doubles team won in straight sets 6-3 and 6-0.
In 4 Doubles play Delta won the first set 6-4 but dropped the second 2-6. A tie-breaker set was played with Delta earning a 0-0 (11-9) decision for the win.
Delta played in Montrose on March 21 and were scheduled to play Cedaredge at Bill Heddles Rec Center beginning at 3 p.m. on March 27.
There are 31 athletes listed on this year's tennis roster with Mike Chastain returning to guide the Panthers.
The Panthers have three matches left before regionals on May 4; April 13 at Paonia, April 19 at home against Glenwood Springs and Cedaredge on April 25.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.