Local Roundup: Cape Henlopen defeats Caesar Rodney 3-2 in volleyball

Cape Henlopen High edged Caesar Rodney High 3-2 in a tight Henlopen Conference Northern Division volleyball contest on Thursday.

The Vikings won the match 25-14, 16-25, 18-25, 25-21, 15-13. Rileigh Wilson led the way for Cape Henlopen with 11 kills.

It was the first victory of the year for Cape Henlopen who improved to 1-2.

Indian River 3, Sussex Academy 0: Raychel Ehlers recorded 19 kills as the Indians won 25-13, 25-14, 25-14 in Henlopen South action.

Smyrna 3, Milford 0: The Eagles took the Henlopen North contest 25-14, 25-9, 25-9.

Lake Forest 3, Seaford 0: The Spartans earned the Henlopen South win 25-7, 25-3, 25-10.

Field hockey

Dover 6, Ursuline 0: Superia Clark’s three goals paced the Senators to a nonconference victory.

Alayna Gigliotti contributed two goals and two assists while Chelsea Johnson also scored for Dover. Ally Manifold recorded three assists for the Senators.

Indian River 2, Polytech 1: Avery Congleton netted the game-winner in overtime as the Indians remained undefeated at 3-0.

Claire Fuchs provided the goal for Polytech.

Caesar Rodney 2, Appoquinimink 1: Kaydence Black and Allyson Durham each scored during the first half as the Riders hung on for a nonconference victory.

Laurel 1, Holly Grove Christian, Md. 0: Elya Niblett’s overtime goal was the difference as the Bulldogs earned a win over an out of state opponent.

Delmar 8, Kent Island, Md. 0: Josie Hollamon and Logan Walls each had a hat-trick and the Wildcats stayed unbeaten at 3-0.

Boys’ soccer

Caesar Rodney 4, Cape Henlopen 0: Rocky Edmond’s two goals carried the Riders to the road win in Henlopen North action.

Spencer Ott and Jackson Spino also scored for Caesar Rodney.

Sussex Tech 3, Dover 2: Patrick Short scored three times, all in the first half, to lift the Ravens to the Henlopen North victory.

Nestor Monasterio and Brendan Cook provided the goals for Dover.

Sussex Central 2, Polytech 2: Alexis Lemus-Perez netted a pair of goals for the Golden Knights but Polytech got goals from Dermot Williamson and Stone Seip in the tie.

Seaford 2, Lake Forest 1: The Blue Jays scored a goal in each half to take the Henlopen South matchup.

Women’s soccer

La Salle 3, Delaware 2: The Blue Hens led at halftime but the Explorers scored three goals in the second half on Thursday night.

Jess Shananhan won the game for La Salle in the 81st minute with her second goal of the game. Delaware had tied it 2-2 on a goal by Lizzie Weimer.

Olivia Schuck also scored for Delaware.

Rider 6, Delaware State 1: Mary O’Connor scored the only goal for the Hornets who suffered the nonconference defeat Thursday night at Rider.

College volleyball

Wesley 3, Bryn Athyn 0: The Wolverines won in straight sets 25-11, 25-13, 25-18 to improve to 4-5 on the season.

Mackenzie Bender paced Wesley with nine kills and Emily Waldridge followed with eight. Lindsay Burg contributed a match-high 21 assists.


Carolina League

Fayetteville Woodpeckers 2, Wilmington Blue Rocks 1: David Hensley hit a two-run double in the sixth inning, leading the Fayetteville Woodpeckers to a 2-1 win over the Wilmington Blue Rocks in Game Three of the Mills Cup for the Carolina League championship.

Fayetteville leads the best-of-five series 2-1. Game Four is tonight at 6 p.m. at Fayetteville.

The double by Hensley scored Chandler Taylor and Marty Costes and provided all the offense for Fayetteville.

In the top of the second, Wilmington grabbed the lead on a single by MJ Melendez that scored Kyle Kasser.

Fayetteville right-hander Nivaldo Rodriguez (4-6) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing one run on just three hits over six innings. Opposing starter Kris Bubic (7-5) took the tough loss after giving up two runs and five hits over 5 2/3 innings.

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