Local roundup: Cape tops Dover in boys lax, CR wins

Luke D’Ambrogi of Cape Henlopen trying to fight his way past Dover defender Naquan Peace… Special To The Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh

Luke D’Ambrogi’s five goals powered Cape Henlopen High to a 16-4 victory against Dover High in Henlopen Conference Northern Division boys’ lacrosse action on Wednesday night.

Jack Dennis, Andrew Currie and Ryan Diacont each netted a pair of goals for the Vikings.

Dover’s Cole Palmer reaches in to jar the ball loose from freshman Gabriel Best of Cape Henlopen. Special To The Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh

Cape Henlopen improved to 3-1 while Dover dropped to 1-2. It was the second straight win for the Vikings over a Henlopen North opponent.

Caesar Rodney 11, Worcester Prep, Md. 8: Jared Wagenhoffer paced the Riders with a hat trick as they moved to 2-0 on the young season.

Noah Longest, Joshua Cosden and Michael Harrington had two-goal games for CR. Demetrius Stevenson and Zachary Davis added a goal each.


St. Georges 16, Milford 4: The Buccaneers led 3-1 after two innings but fell to St. Georges in a nonconference contest on Wednesday.

Dominic Robles had a two-RBI double to lead Milford. Bryce Greenly added a RBI-triple while Jaxson Turner recorded two of Milford’s six hits.

Hodgson 12, Caesar Rodney 11: The Riders were edged by Hodgson in nine innings in a game played on Tuesday.

Cape’s Matthew Prestipino knocks the ball loose from William Niebrzydowski of Dover in the first period.. Special To The Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh

Caesar Rodney trailed 8-0 after the top of the first but rallied to tie the game in the bottom of the sixth.

Sam Ervin had four hits to pace CR including two doubles. Tommy Pomatto and Jackson Rall each chipped in three hits.

Hodgson 16, Milford 2: Hodgson won on Tuesday in a resumption of a game which was halted due to rain last Thursday. Bryce Greenly had a pair of hits in the game for Milford.

College baseball

Navy 7, Delaware State 4: The Midshipmen won their fifth straight and completed a two-game sweep of the Hornets to improve to 23-8 this season.

Catcher Adrian Hill (Polytech High) drove in two runs and centerfielder Darnel Maisonet smacked a solo homer to lead the Hornets.

Delaware State trailed 5-0 early but got on the board in the fourth inning on Maisonet’s third homer of the season.

Jacob Brown of Cape trying to break away from Dover’s Nadeem Boggerty and head upfield with the ball Wednesday night in Lewes. Special To The Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh

The Hornets got closer with three runs in the sixth to pull to within a run. The rally began when Jared Gillis (Smyrna High) was hit by a pitch with one out. Cole Garey (Polytech High) followed with a double to put DSU runners on third and second. The next batter, Maurice Parsons, reached base on an infield single although the runners were unable to advance, loading the bases.

There were two outs when Gillis scored Delaware State’s second run on a wild pitch, while Carey and Parsons moved up a base on the play. Hill followed with a double to center, scoring Garey and Parsons, to cut Navy’s lead to 5-4.

Navy answered with a run in the bottom of the sixth on Born’s second RBI single of the game to stretch its lead to 6-4 and added another insurance run in the eighth.

College golf

UD’s Gianniny earns CAA honor: Jack Gianniny has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Men’s Golfer of the Week, the conference announced Wednesday.

Gianniny carded a four over par 74-72-74-220 on Friday and Saturday on the par 72, 7,246-yard Manor Golf Club course, tying for fourth place at the Manor Intercollegiate. He posted his team-leading second top five finish of the season, and recorded his second lowest three-round score of the year.

Gianniny led the Blue Hens to a second place team finish at the invitational, as Delaware fired a 293-302-301-896 score.

Gianniny, who shared the award with Elon’s Jake Leavitt, earned his second CAA weekly honor of the season and the fifth of his career.

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