Local roundup: 9-run 4th carries Milford to 10-2 baseball win over Auks

Milford High erupted for nine runs in the fourth inning before posting a 10-2 victory over Archmere in a nonconference baseball game on Saturday afternoon.

The Buccanneers, who finished the regular season with a record of 16-2, had only five hits in the contest. But Mason Morris (4 RBI) had three of them, including a double and a three-run homerun in the fourth.

Jaxson Turner added a two-run single with Mason Haggerty driving in another run. Winning pitcher Brock Hilligoss allowed only three hits in five innings.

Del. Military 7, Dover 0: Jonathan Hines pitched a complete-game six-hitter with five strikeouts to blank the Senators.

Andrew Carney and Nathan Turner had two hits each for Dover, which finishes the regular season at 15-3 after its second loss in two days.

Sussex Tech 3, Caesar Rodney 2: The Ravens edged the Riders in a Henlopen Conference game played at Frawley Stadium.

Sussex Tech finishes the regular season with a record of 14-4 while CR ends up 10-8.

William Penn 9, Woodbridge 0: Ryan Insley struck out 13 in five innings as the Colonials shut out the Blue Raiders.

Brock Keeler, Derek Cannon, and Michael Mangan all had hits for Woodbridge.

First State Military 9, M.O.T. Charter 8: Anthony Gaston scored on a bunt by Antonio Rosado to give the Bulldogs the extra-inning win.

Tyler Jenkins had three of First State’s 10 hits while Daniel Smith and Christopher Connelly had two apiece. Smith also struck out seven and allowed only three hits and three runs in 6.1 innings.

M.O.T. Charter’s Andrew Smith had 13 strikeouts.

Boys’ lacrosse

Seven Henlopen teams in tourney: Led by top-seeded Cape Henlopen, seven Henlopen Conference squads have made the field for the DIAA boys’ lacrosse state tournament that was determined on Saturday.

The tourney starts with games on both Tuesday and Wednesday.

In games on Tuesday involving downstate teams, No. 13 Lake Forest (10-5) plays at No. 4 Sanford (13-2) at 4 p.m.; No. 15 Indian River (10-5) goes to No. 2 Tatnall (14-1) at 4 p.m.; No. 10 Caesar Rodney (10-5) travels to No. 7 Middletown (13-2) at 7 p.m.; and No. 13 Milford (11-5) travels to No. 3 Salesianum (8-7) at 7 p.m.

On Wednesday, No. 1 Cape Henlopen (14-2) hosts No. 16 Appoquinimink (8-7) at 7 p.m.; No. 9 Dover (8-7) plays No. 8 Delaware Military (11-4) at Tower Hill at 6 p.m.; and No. 12 Smyrna (12-3) goes to No. 5 Archmere (11-4) at 4 p.m.

Girls’ lacrosse

Archmere 18, Polytech 8: The seventh-seeded Panthers played the No. 2 Auks even for a half before Archmere pulled away to the win in the DIAA state quarterfinals on Saturday.

The score was 6-6 at halftime but the Auks netted three quick goals to start the second half before out-scoring Polytech by a total of 12-2 after intermission.

MacKenzie Estrada (1 assist) and Jazmine Winfield had three goals each for the Panthers with Holly Rembold and Claire Fuchs adding the others. Archmere out-shot Polytech, 26-15.


Caravel 6, Delmar 0: Savannah Sheats pitched a two-hitter for the top-seeded Buccaneers, who scored all six of their runs in the first two innings.

Autumn Boothe doubled for the No. 9 Wildcats while reliever Emma Czwalina shut out Caravel over the last four innings.

Delaware Military 1, Indian River 0: The No. 11 Indians were blanked by the No. 3 Seahawks in the state tourney quarterfinals on Saturday.

Girls’ soccer

Conrad 2, Sussex Academy 0: The sixth-seeded Seahawks (12-4) were shut out in the first round of the Division II state tournament on Saturday.

No. 11 Conrad (7-8-1) tallied both its goals in the second half.

College baseball

Charleston 5, Delaware 2: The Blue Hens (9-15 CAA, 21-33) ended their season with the loss after failing to make the CAA Tournament.

Freshman Joey Silan went seven strong innings for UD, allowing just two runs.

Senior Kevin Mohollen played in his 220th career game, making him one of just two players in program history to play in 220-plus career games. He finishes with 242 career hits, good enough for 14th on Delaware’s all-time list.

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