Local roundup: Capezio’s goal lifts Polytech to 1-0 soccer win over Middletown

Sean Capezio’s goal in the 20th minute ended up giving Polytech High a 1-0 victory over Middletown in boys’ soccer on Monday evening.

Goalie Christian Cote made five saves to earn the shutout for the Panthers, who finish the season with a record of 6-8-1.

Laurel 4, Dover 0: Leonard Gustin netted a goal in each half to pace Laurel.

Santos Rodas (2 assists) and Wilder Gonzalez-Perez (1 assist) added the other goals for the Bulldogs, who led 2-0 at halftime.

Jailon Gillespie made nine saves to earn the shutout as Laurel outshot the Senators, 17-12.

Dover goalie Matthew Kobchenko stopped eight shots.

Newark 2, Sussex Tech 1: The Yellowjackets tallied a pair of first-half goals before holding off the Ravens.

John Whealton scored for Sussex Tech in the 56th minute with Jodi Johnson making five saves. The Ravens outshot Newark, 14-6.

Delmarva Christian 4, Seaford 1: David Kline scored twice in the second half to help put away the Royals’ win.

Noah Walton and Anthony Kwiatkowski added first-half goals for Delmarva Christian.

Christiana 4, Woodbridge 1: Bryan Gonzalez-Garcia netted the Raiders’ goal five minutes into the contest.

Tyler Yoder made 10 saves as Woodbridge was outshot, 17-8.

Wilm. Christian 6, First State Military 1: The Bulldogs tallied their only goal in the second half.

Field hockey

Cape Henlopen 8, Laurel 0: The North champion Vikings (14-1 overall) finished the regular season with a 12-1 Henlopen Conference record.

College football

DSU’s Chris-Ike honored: Delaware State freshman running back Michael Chris-Ike was named the MEAC Rookie of the Week.

Chris-Ike ran for a career-high 127 yards on 21 carries in the Hornets’ win over North Carolina Central in just his second collegiate game. His performance was highlighted by a 42-yard touchdown run in the second quarter to give the Hornets a 21-7 lead.

For the season, the Toronto, Ontario, native has 183 yards rushing on just 31 carries.

College soccer

Wesley’s Gbonimy receives award: Wesley College sophomore forward Deekai Gbonimy was named the Atlantic East Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week.

Gbonimy scored a pair of goals in Wesley’s 3-2 overtime win over Marymount on Wednesday. In the conference, Gbonimy is tied for fourth in goals (6) and ninth in points (12).

Hens’ Hummrich honored again: Delaware freshman defender Timo Hummrich was named the CAA Men’s Soccer Rookie of the Week, earning the award for the third time.

Hummrich scored the Blue Hens’ second goal during Saturday’s 2-1 home win over Northeastern when he headed home a cross from John Schroeder into the bottom right corner of the net from eight yards out. Hummrich now leads Delaware with four goals and eight points this season, while his three game-winning goals are tied for second most in the league.

AEC honors Wolverines’ Williams: Wesley College senior defender Sammy Williams was named the Atlantic East Conference Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week.

Williams helped lead Wesley to a 1-0 shutout of Marymount, which clinched a first-round bye and the second seed in the Atlantic East Championship Tournament. The Wesley backline limited the Saints to six shots on goal. It was Wesley’s third shutout of the season.

College bowling

DSU third in tourney: The Delaware State bowling team posted a 9-4 overall record to finish third at the Caldwell University Cougar Classic this weekend.

The Hornets were 4-1 in traditional matches and 5-3 in Baker contests, collecting a total pinfall of 11,478.

Delaware State’s Alexis Neuer was the top individual performer in the tournament, topping nearly 90 competitors with a total pinfall of 1,216 and a six-game average of 202.7. Neuer topped the 200-mark in three games, including a high of 235.

College field hockey

Hens to host CAA tournament: Five-time defending champion Delaware will host the CAA Field Hockey Championship this weekend after earning the top seed with an unbeaten conference record for the third straight season.

William & Mary, Northeastern and James Madison also clinched berths in the tournament.

The top-seeded Blue Hens open the tourney with a semifinal match vs. fourth-seeded James Madison on Friday at 3 p.m. At 6 p.m., second-seeded William & Mary takes on third-seeded Northeastern.

The finals are slated for Sunday at 1 p.m. with the winner earning a berth in the NCAA Division I Tournament.

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