Local roundup: CR’s Kapp shuts out Milford

Levi Kapp pitched a complete-game shutout as Caesar Rodney High blanked Milford, 8-0, in Henlopen Conference baseball on Thursday afternoon.

The shutout was the first of the season for the Riders (6-8 overall), who led 7-0 after three innings.

Tim Haugh had a homerun, double and three RBI for CR while Brennan Brown had a double, scored twice and drove in two runs. Quintin Ivy and Jake Williams both added a hit and an RBI.

Thomas Jordan and Shawn Snowden had two hits apiece for the Buccaneers.

Cape Henlopen 9, Polytech 7: The Vikings scored three runs in the seventh to tie the score before scoring twice in the ninth to rally for the Henlopen win.

Devin Vatelli had two of Cape’s eight hits in the contest.

The Panthers finished with 10 hits, including a homerun from Joseph Haass.

Sussex Central 2, Delmar 0: Brody Grove pitched a complete-game no-hitter with 12 strikeouts as the Golden Knights picked up a conference win.

Central scored single runs in both the third and sixth innings.

Indian River 11, Lake Forest 1: The Indians scored five runs in the first before finishing off the conference win with four runs in the sixth.

Jesse Balasus went 2-for-2 with a double, three RBI and a run scored to pace IR’s eight-hit attack.

Newark Charter 16, Delmarva Christian 5: Micah Magee and Brayden Troyer (2 RBI) had two hits apiece for the Royals in their nonconference loss.

Softball

Polytech 10, Cape Henlopen 1: Taylor Pechin had three hits, including a homerun, with five RBI to pace the Panthers to the Henlopen Conference win.

Brandi Dalious also had three hits with three RBI for the Panthers, who scored four runs in the fourth to open up a 9-0 lead.

Sydney Ostroski homered in the fourth for the Vikings.

Indian River 12, Lake Forest 10: Eliza Bomhardt hit a pair of homers as the Indians topped the Spartans.

IR finished with 11 hits, taking an 11-7 lead by scoring five runs in the fifth.

Kayla Thompson had three of the Spartans’ 13 hits with Brooke Glanden hitting a homer.

Delmar 11, Sussex Central 0: The Wildcats scored six runs in the first inning as they stayed unbeaten in conference.

St. Thomas More 19, Del. Safety/Security 1: Lauren Brogley went 5-for-5 while Elise Conlin and Margaret Poppiti had four hits each to lead the Ravens.

Kara Scarangella pitched a five-inning two-hitter with 11 strikeouts to earn the win.

Newark Charter 17, Delmarva Christian 7: Camryn Thompson had a triple, double and four RBI for the Royals.

Lacrosse

BOYS, Milford 17, St. Elizabeth 3: Mathew Viramontes and Ring Lardner had four goals apiece as the Buccaneers (12-1) bounced back from their first loss of the season.

Zachary Heesh (3 goals, 1 assist), Mark Henderson (2 goals, 1 assist) and Dallas Rhodes (2 goals, 2 assists) also scored multiple goals for Milford, which led 12-2 at halftime. Clay Stevenson stopped six shots.

Archmere 20, St. Thomas More 5: William Thomas netted three goals for the Ravens in their Diamond State Conference loss on Wednesday.

Jack Windham and Christian Dean also scored while goalie Jon Titus made five saves.

GIRLS, Dover 18, Red Lion Christian 2: Mira Prisco netted four goals to pace the Senators, who had nine different players score in the contest.

Natalie Glascock (3 goals), Ave Burleigh (2) and Grace Gast (2) were also multiple goal-scorers for Dover. Katie Schoepp made eight saves.

Sussex Tech 11, Tatnall 6: Torrie Huk scored four goals with Emma Spellman adding three as the Ravens earned the win.

Hannah Collins added a pair of goals as Sussex Tech outshot Tatnall, 22-12.

Ursuline 24, Caesar Rodney 12: Kourtney Olsen had five goals and a pair of assists in the Riders’ loss.

Maegan Stewart added three goals for CR, which trailed 13-6 at halftime. Ursuline outshot the Riders, 31-25.

Archmere 19, St. Thomas More 6: Joanna Petrosky netted four goals for the Ravens in their Diamond State Conference loss.

Sarah Hayes made four saves as St. Thomas More was outshot, 29-12.

Girls’ soccer

Caesar Rodney 8, Dover 0: Aleya Cummings netted four goals and two assists as the Riders finished the regular season 6-0 in the Henlopen North, 13-1-1 overall.

Janiah Moore added three goals and two assists for CR, which scored all eight of its goals in the first half. Lynsy Gruwell also scored for the Riders, who got two saves from Marianna Nuzzo.

Brittany Rosello made eight saves for the Senators.

Sussex Tech 2, Polytech 0: Sheyla Artiga and Wuendy Cruz-Velasquez scored goals as the Ravens posted a Henlopen North victory.

Goalie Leslie Fazio made four saves as Sussex Tech outshot the Panthers, 15-7.

Polytech Amanda Deputy made 11 saves.

Indian River 6, Lake Forest 1: Madison Hogsten scored four goals, including three in the first half, as the Indians (5-0 South, 11-2 overall) wrapped up the division title.

Brooke Beam and Sarah Buchler added IR’s other goals with Fabrea McCray making six saves. The Indians finished with advantages of 20-7 in shots and 4-0 in corner kicks.

Hannah Fox scored for the Spartans, who got seven saves from Alyssa Banks.

Smyrna 9, Sussex Central 0: Stacey Staley scored three of the Eagles’ first four goals in their Henlopen North victory.

Casey Bell and Nicole Wilson added two goals apiece for Smyrna (12-2), which won its sixth straight game. Allison Hubert and Brianna Distler also scored goals with Cassidy Cook making four saves.

Allison Barrow made 11 saves for the Golden Knights.

Woodbridge 6, Milford 4: Kelsey Eckert and Megan Joseph scored three goals each as the Raiders held off the Buccaneers in a Henlopen Southern Division contest.

Woodbridge led 5-0 in the second half before Milford reeled off four straight goals to close within one. Eckert’s goal with two minutes remaining sealed the win.

Raiders’ goalie Morgan Absher made 14 saves.

Melina Hudson and Margaret Sollie had two goals each for the Bucs with Hailey Morgan making seven saves.

Delmar 8, Laurel 0: The Wildcats netted five first-half goals in the Henlopen South victory.

Conrad 7, St. Thomas More 1: Jasmine White tallied a second-half goal for the Ravens while Jenny Woinski made seven saves.

Tennis

CR girls lead Henlopen: Caesar Rodney High’s girls’ squad advanced all five of its entries through the first day of the Henlopen Conference tennis tournament on Thursday.

Cape Henlopen and Dover both had four entries reach the semifinals, which are scheduled for Saturday morning at Sea Colony in Bethany.

In the first singles semis, CR’s Halle Parker — the defending champion — will face Polytech’s Julia Balcerak while Smyrna’s Catherine Clark takes on Indian River’s Seung Son. The finals will follow an hour after the semifinals on Saturday.

The boys’ tournament starts today at 1 p.m. at Sea Colony.

College softball

DelState goes 1-1 in tourney: Delaware State dropped into the losers’ bracket of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament with a 9-0 loss to Bethune-Cookman on Thursday evening.

The Hornets (21-22) started the day with an 8-0 victory over North Carolina A&T in the double-elimination tourney being played in Ormond, Fla.

DelState, the top seed in the North, was outhit 12-4 by Bethune in the nightcap. The Wildcats opened up a 4-0 lead after scoring three runs in the third.

The Hornets will try to stay alive when they take on Hampton today at 10 a.m.

In the first game, MEAC Rookie of the Year Vanessa Washington connected for a grand slam in the bottom of the fourth as the Hornets extended their program-best winning streak to 14 games in a row.

Infielder Chloe Oro went 2-for-3 performance with two runs scored while outfielder Nicole Gazzola scored twice in addition to extending her season-high hitting streak to 18 straight games.

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