Local roundup: Cape Henlopen improves to 7-0 in boys soccer with 6th shutout in row

Cape Henlopen High scored twice in the second half four minutes apart to put away its 3-0 victory over Gunston, Md. in nonconference boys’ soccer on Friday night.

The win in the game played at Washington College kept the Vikings unbeaten at 7-0. It was also Cape’s sixth-straight shutout.

Nathan Loucks, Benjamin Creatore and Christopher Gonzales all scored for the Vikings. The last two goals were scored in the 76th and 80th minute.

Forest Dotterer and Alan Marin-Quiroz combined for two saves. Cape held advantages of 21-2 in shots and 10-1 in corner kicks.

Delmar 3, Worcester, Md. 2: Guillermo Konowaluk-Echude, T.J. Gibson and Mason Ball all scored goals to lift the Wildcats.

Delmar’s Seth Walker made 11 saves in a game that was tied 1-1 at halftime.

Laurel 4, Holly Grove Christian, Md. 1: Wilder Gonzalez-Perez scored the Bulldogs’ first three goals and assisted on the fourrth as Laurel broke away from a 1-1 tie.

Santos Rodas also scored for the Bulldogs who held advantages of 22-7 in shots and 6-3 in corner kicks. Daniel Linares-Chilel and Jailon Gillespie combined for five saves.

Lake Forest 2, Delmarva Christian 1: The Spartans edged the Royals in a nonconference contest to improve to 4-3.

William Penn 8, Seaford 0: The Colonials blanked the Blue Jays in a nonconference matchup.

Volleyball

Polytech 3, Brandywine 0: The Panthers downed the Bulldogs by scores of 25-20, 25-21, 25-13 in a nonconference matchup.

Dover 3, Middletown 1: The Senators won the final three games to earn a 16-25, 25-19, 25-16, 25-17 victory.

Sussex Central 3, Lake Forest 0: The Golden Knights posted a 25-15, 25-21, 25-23 win over the Spartans.

Brenya Reid (9 kills, 4 blocks, 7 digs), Katelyn Evick (5 kills, 1 ace, 5 digs) and Makenna Messina (4 kills, 2 aces, 6 digs) paced Central.

St. Thomas More 3, ECHS@DSU 0: The Ravens picked up the victory by scores of 27-7, 25-17, 25-19.

St. Andrews 3, Delmar 0: The Cardinals downed the Wildcats by scores of 25-14, 25-9, 25-18.

Field hockey

Smyrna 3, Appoquinimink 0: Alexis Moore tallied a pair of second-half goals to help the Eagles improve to 4-2.

Madison Steele added a first-half goal with Katelynn Porter making two saves. Smyrna finished with advantages of 20-2 in shots and 6-3 in corners.

College football

Wolverines move up in polls: The Wesley College football team climbed in the two major national polls on Monday.

In the American Football Coaches Association poll, Wesley (4-0) climbed one spot to fifth. In the D3football.com Top 25 poll, Wesley moved up to the sixth spot from seventh a week ago.

It is the first time since the 2015 season that Wesley has been ranked in the top five in the AFCA poll.

On Saturday, the Wolverines host Frostburg State (4-0) at 1 p.m. The Bobcats are ranled one spot ahead of Wesley in both polls.

College soccer

WOMEN, Loyola, Md. 5, Delaware State 1: The Hornets (2-9-1) broke up the shutout in the 69th minute as they drew a penalty and Mary O’Conner converted.

Loyola finished with a 19-2 advantage in shots and a 9-0 lead in corner kicks.

College cross country

Wesley pair earns league honors: Wesley College junior Natalie Quigley and sophomore Brighton Dawson were named Atlantic East Conference Runners of the Week on Monday after competing in the Don Cathcart Invitational at Salisbury.

Quigley paced the Wesley women with a 35th-place finish in her first race of the fall season by finishing the 6K with a time of 24:45.57.

Dawson led the Wesley men with a time of 28:36.05 in the 8K. Dawson ran an average time of 5:45.3 and placed in 53rd place.

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