Local roundup: Brengle upsets No. 16 seed Vondrousova at Wimbledon

Madison Brengle may not have pulled off the marquee upset of the day at Wimbledon.

But knocking off the No. 16 seed was still a pretty impressive start for the 29-year-old pro tennis player from Dover.

Brengle toppled Marketa Vondrousova, 6-4, 6-4, on Monday as she started her stay at the Grand Slam event by reaching the second round for the third straight year.

Madison Brengle

Vondrousova was coming off a run to the French Open finals. In a match that featured 12 service breaks, Vondrousova said she was also dealing with a hand injury she suffered in practice.

Brengle, herself, deals with a chronic medical condition that frequently effects her hand.

“I think she’s a great player for grass, so I think she played a great match,” Vondrousova said about Brengle on WTA.com. “And I’m having some troubles with my hand, so that was, I think, also the key for the match. She played (to) my forehand and it hurt, so I think she knew that and she played it clever.”

Vondrousova made 30 unforced errors in the match.

Brengle, ranked 88th in the world, never trailed after winning the first two games in each set. In the first set, she won three of the last four games to pull away from a 3-3 tie.

In the second set, Brengle built a 5-2 advantage before finally closing out the match. Brengle had lost her only other career meeting with Vondrousova.

In her next match, Brengle will face the Czech Republic’s Karolina Muchova, who is ranked No. 68, on Wednesday. Brengle is now 4-4 in her career at Wimbledon.

Baseball

Senior League

Camden-Wyoming 15, Dover 0: Host Camden-Wyoming advanced to the losers’ bracket finals, where it will play again today at 7 p.m.

Pitcher Nate Garrison earned the win while David Dill, Alex Bauer, Wesley Keeler, Quintin Carpenter, Brock Conner and Zach McLements all contributed hits.

Dover got hits from Sir Bauer, Gavin Smith and Connor McPhail.

Deak Deakins Tournament

Camden-Wyoming-Gold 11, Felton-Harrington-White 10: Colton Gilbert singled home Jin Ha Kim with the winning run in the sixth inning as CW-Gold reached the tourney finals.

CW-Gold will face M.O.T.-Red today at 6 p.m. in Harrington in the title game.

Mason Sampson went 3-for-3 with Ayden Veneman adding a pair of hits for CW-Gold.

Keegan Davis had two hits for FH-White.

Walt Bowers Tournament

Camden-Wyoming 16, Felton-Harrington 4: Camden-Wyoming won the tourney title with the win on Monday evening.

CW, which went 3-0 in the tournament, was led by Carter Dulin (2-for-3, triple), Nate Gatti (3 IP, 5 Ks, 2-for-3) and Dennis Wilson (2-for-3, triple). CW also got hits from Nick Respoli, Conor Schandelmeier and Zach Raiche,

Matt Kemper doubled for Felton-Harrington (2-1) with Harrison Martinez and Trent Brown also adding hits.

Softball

Senior League

Smyrna-Clayton 7, Felton-Harrington 4: Smyrna-Clayton won its opener in the District I tournament on Monday.

Jen Payton pitched a four-hitter with four strikeouts for Smyrna-Clayton while Jade Riviera had three RBI and Annalyse Huster scored three runs.

Pitcher Payton Moore struck out seven for Felton-Harrington.

Major League

Camden-Wyoming 7, Smyrna-Clayton 3: Camden-Wyoming reached then District I finals with the win.

CW will face either Smyrna-Clayton or M.O.T. in the title game on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Smyrna-Clayton.

In Monday’s victory, Mackenzie Mitchell (4 hits, 3 runs, 5 RBI), Samantha Wilson (2 hits, 2 runs), Ellie McCarthy (2 hits, 1 run), Kyla Davis (1 run) and Audrey Carroll (1 run) all led CW. Chloe Donigan got win with 10 strikeouts.

Cimone Edge struck out 12 for Smyrna-Clayton while Brianna Kalb (1 run) and Faith Jiminez both had hits.

Lynn Deakins Tournament

M.O.T. 21, Marydel-Hartly 10: M.O.T. advanced to the tournament finals where it will face Felton-Harrington today at Harrington at 7 p.m.

Carmen Figeroa (3 RBI), McKenzie Boyle, Madison Lloyd and Haley Hibbard all had multiple hits for M.O.T. while McKenzie Dorsey had five stolen bases.

Jordan Fletcher, McKenzie Hudjins (4 stolen bases) and Kylie Parammore had RBI in Marydel-Hartly’s five-run third innings. Zoe Baldwin went 2-for-3.

Machine pitch

Felton-Harrington 10, Marydel-Hartly 3: Felton-Harrington posted the victory in the District I tournament on Monday.

Aubrey Hobbs (2 runs), Grace Perall (double, 2 runs) and Kawaya Brown (homer) all had three hits for Felton-Harrington.

For Marydel-Hartly, Bodih Baileigh had three hits.

WNBA

WNBA honors Delle Donne again: Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne was recognized as the Eastern Conference Player of the Month. For the second consecutive week, she was also named Player of the Week.

During the month of June, the former Delaware star has averaged 17.2 ppg, 8.9 rpg while shooting 46 percent from the field and 96% from the free throw line. Delle Donne had 29 points and 11 rebounds against the top defensive team, the Las Vegas Aces, followed by 21 points and 10 rebounds against the Atlanta Dream.

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