Local roundup: CR seeded 2nd, 5 Henlopen teams in boys lacrosse tourney

Caesar Rodney High earned the second overall seed and five Henlopen Conference teams made the DIAA boys’ lacrosse state tournament as the seedings were announced Saturday night.

Cape Henlopen, Dover, Milford and Smyrna also made the tournament with the Riders. Salesianum, the defending state champions are seeded No. 1.

Caesar Rodney (13-2) hosts No. 15 M.O.T. Charter on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. Cape Henlopen (11-4), the fourth seed, also has a Tuesday night home game against No. 13 Sanford at 7 p.m.

Dover (10-5) is seeded 10th and will travel to seventh seed Appoquinimink at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

Milford (12-3) earned the eighth seed. The Buccaneers host ninth-seeded St. Andrews Wednesday night at 7 p.m.

Smyrna (9-6) is seeded 16th. The Eagles play Salesianum at Baynard Stadium on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

The quarterfinals are Saturday, May 26 with the semifinals on Wednesday, May 30.

The championship game will be either Friday, June 1 or Saturday, June 2.

Girls’ soccer

Indian River 2, Mount Pleasant 0: Isabella Binko scored two goals to lift the sixth-seeded Indians to a victory in the opening round of the DIAA state tournament.

Grace Engel and Samantha Whelen each assisted on a goal. Indian River held a 24-1 edge in shots.

Ursuline 4, Delmar 1: Logan Walls scored the first goal of the game for the Wildcats but Ursuline answered with four consecutive goals in the first round contest.

Delmar finished the season with an 8-5 record.

College baseball

Hens rained out of finale: The CAA baseball series finale between Delaware and Northeastern University was canceled due to inclement weather. The game will not be made up.

Delaware returns to action Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. at the CAA Tournament in Harrisonburg, Va. The cancellation locks the Blue Hens into the fifth spot in the CAA standings. The winner of Wednesday morning’s game will advance and face Northeastern on Thursday morning at 11 a.m.

Small sets Wilmington record: Dover High product Kendall Small had two hits for Wilmington University on Saturday top up his total for the year to 77, which sets a new single-season record for the Wildcats.

Wilmington fell 1-0 to New Haven on Saturday which eliminated the Wildcats from the East Regional. Small and Nick Grant (Milford) went 2-for-4.

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