MUNCIE, Ind.(NewsLink) — Delta High School’s football program has had an incredibly strong start to their 2021 campaign, winning 3 of their first 4 games and having a point differential of 131-44.
The Eagles are coming off a close loss to their conference rival Yorktown. That game ended in heartbreak for the Eagles, losing 27-28 in overtime.
That is the only conference game the Eagles have played thus far, meaning they are 0-1 in the Hoosier Heritage Conference, good for 6th place overall.
On the horizon, the Eagles have a tough conference matchup this Friday against Mt. Vernon High School.
Mt. Vernon is coming off a 49-10 blowout victory against New Palestine, and they are in first place in the Conference. This David vs. Goliath matchup is a must-win for the Eagles if they want to keep their conference-winning hopes alive. A win against Mt. Vernon would catapult the Eagles into conference contention.
Looking past the Mt. Vernon matchup, the Eagles have their Homecoming game against New Castle. New Castle is 1-3 and in 7th place in the conference, but they do have a positive point differential of 150-130. This game is another big conference matchup for the Eagles, and the spotlight