Local roundup: CR volleyball team tops Dover, stays unbeaten in conference

Caesar Rodney’s Chloe Therese Mangubat celebrates with her teammates after a big point in the second game against Dover on Thuesday. The host Riders won 3-0. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Caesar Rodney High remained unbeaten in Henlopen Conference play as the Riders defeated Dover High 3-0 in volleyball on Thursday afternoon.

The Riders improved to 5-0 against Henlopen Conference teams and are 8-2 overall.

Set scores were 25-23, 25-17 and 25-23.

Dover’s Danielle Doyle spikes as Caesar Rodney’s Amanda Eric goes to block during Thursday’s volleyball match at CR.

Smyrna 3, Sussex Central 0: The Eagles won in straight sets 25-11, 25-14 and 25-8 to also remain unbeaten in the Henlopen Conference.

Milford 3, Woodbridge 1: The Buccaneers won the final two sets to earn a 25-22, 23-25, 25-20, 25-17 victory over Woodbridge.

Nadia Delva led the way for Milford (3-4) with five kills.

Field hockey

Polytech 2, Dover 1: Cecilia Rivera’s overtime goal gave the Panthers a narrow victory against Dover.

The Riders’ Chloe Therese Mangubat and Graycie Bachman both dig for the ball against Dover.

Polytech improved to 7-0. Nadja Weaver also scored for the Panthers.

Superia Clark provided the goal for Dover which sent the game to overtime.

Milford 4, Caesar Rodney 2: The Buccaneers snapped a three-game skid with the win.

Vanasha Daniels score two goals in the second half as Milford broke open a 1-1 game after halftime.

Cape Henlopen 8, Sussex Central 0: Alia Marshall’s five-goal game paced the Vikings in a shutout.

Delmar 12, Indian River 1: The Wildcats scored double-digits for the third game in a row and improved to 8-0.

Mya Kemp, Paige Lynch and Payton Lynch netted two goals apiece in the victory.

Laurel 3, Woodbridge 1: Taylor Cannon, Peyton Givans and Erin Carey each scored in the Laurel win.

Boys’ soccer

Polytech 1, Smyrna 0: Sam Dewar scored the game’s lone goal on a penalty kick in the fourth minute to give the Panthers a victory in Henlopen Conference Northern Division action.

Sussex Tech 2, Cape Henlopen 2: Overtime could not separate the two Henlopen North rivals and they had to settle for a tie on Thursday.

Milford 2, Lake Forest 0: Two first half goals powered the Buccaneers in the Henlopen South contest.

Delmar 2, Laurel 1: Guillermo Konowaluk had a goal and an assist to pace the Wildcats to a Henlopen South victory.


Logistics for CR homecoming: Caesar Rodney High has announced plans for its Oct. 12 homecoming football game against Cape Henlopen.

The contest will also be the Riders’ first on its new artificial-turf surface.

Kickoff will be at 7:30 p.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony being held at 7.

The main entrance to Rider Stadium will be off of Old Camden Rd. (across from La Ortolana Pizza). No parking will be permitted in the back of the high school or along Old Camden Rd. starting at 8 a.m. on Friday.

Tickets for the game will be sold in the main office, Oct. 8-Oct. 12 between the hours of 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The cost is $5 for adults and $2 for students (grades 1-12).

College volleyball

Wesley 3, Centenary 0: The Wolverines won in straight sets, 25-7, 25-13, 25-7, in non-conference action on Thursday.

As a team, Wesley hit .282 and put down nine service aces. In the third set, Wesley scored 12 consecutive points to end the match. During the 12-0 run, Elisa Hackendorn collected four service aces.

Nya Lightfoot led the Wesley offense with nine kills on 23 attempts. Mary Getty and Regan Healey recorded six kills apiece. Healey added four digs. Micah Wright registered four kills and two blocks.

Lindsay Burg was a dig away from a double-double, tallying 15 assists, nine digs, and three kills. Caelli Clifforddug out a game-high 12 attacks.

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