Local roundup: Camden-Wyoming wins another game at Regional

A three-run first inning paced Camden-Wyoming to a 4-3 victory over Maryland on Thursday in the fourth game of pool play at the 8-9-10-year-old baseball East Regional.

Camden-Wyoming improved to 2-2 in the tournament.

Evan Fowler paced Camden-Wyoming with a pair of hits and one RBI. Ethan Wisler also drove in a run while Gabe Harris had one hit.

College football

Wesley picked to win NJAC: The ninth-ranked Wesley football team were predicted to win their fourth consecutive New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championship this season after the conference released the results of its annual preseason poll on Thursday of the league’s 10 head coaches.

This is the third time in four years of affiliate membership in the NJAC that Wesley topped the preseason poll. Led by first-year head coach Chip Knapp, Wesley received a league-high seven of the 10 available first-place votes.

The eighth-ranked Frostburg St. Bobcats were picked to finish second in the conference with the remaining three first-place votes.

Last season, Wesley finished the year 10-2 overall with a perfect 9-0 conference record to earn their third consecutive NJAC Championship and a berth in their 13th consecutive NCAA Championship Tournament.

Wesley returns a league-high seven All-NJAC players from last year’s team, including senior quarterback Khaaliq Burroughs, senior wide receiver Alex Kemp, senior defensive back Cappadonna Miller, senior tight end Andrew Eagle, senior offensive lineman Nick Glover, junior kicker/punter Nick Bruhn, and the 2017 NJAC Offensive Player of the Year in junior running back E.J. Lee.

No. 9 Wesley will open the 2018 slate on Friday, Aug. 31 when they host the 17th-ranked Delaware Valley Aggies at Drass Field at Scott D. Miller Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.

College baseball

Del Tech announces new coaches: Delaware Technical Community College has added Stu Madden and Mike DiCarlo as the new head coach and assistant coach, respectively, for the baseball team.

Madden, 32, takes over head coaching duties from Curtis Brock, who recently retired after coaching for 30 years. He has been head coach of Seaford High School for the past three years, and was Henlopen Conference Coach of the Year in 2017. Originally from Langhorn, Pa., Madden played centerfield at Wesley College from 2007-2009. In 2008, he set a Wesley College single-season record for hits and runs, and remains one of the all-time leaders in hits, runs, and stolen bases. He was also a two-time All-Conference player while at Wesley

DiCarlo, 32, has coached at Seaford High School since 2009. He played catcher at University of Maryland Eastern Shore from 2005-2006. He currently lives in Seaford.

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