Local roundup: Dover earns field hockey shutout

Dover High scored twice in the second half to finish off a 3-0 victory over Queen Anne’s. Md. in a non-conference field hockey game on Monday evening.

Superia Clark scored a goal in each half while Chelsea Johnson added a goal and a pair of assists as the Senators (3-2) won their third game in a row.

Goalie Richana Brown made eight saves for Dover, which held advantages of 11-8 in shots and 12-9 in corners.

Smyrna 3, Laurel 0: Three different players scored goals as the Eagles improved to 5-0.

Alexis Moore, Jessica Bergold and Payton Dixon all scored for Smyrna, which finished with advantages of 17-2 in shots and 11-0 in corners. Brynn Rifino made two saves.

For the Bulldogs, Taylor Rawlings and Jillian Harwood combined for 15 saves.

Delmarva Christian 2, Worcester Prep, Md. 0: Myra Browning and Erin Parker tallied second-half goals to lift the Royals.

Mara Agapito made 13 saves for Delmarva Christian, which was out-shot, 13-12.

Gunston, Md. 10, St. Thomas More 0: The Ravens were blanked by Gunston on Monday.

Boys’ soccer

Worcester Prep, Md. 2, Delmarva Christian 0: Worcester scored a goal in each half to top the Royals.


Delmarva Christian 3, Worcester Prep, Md. 0: The Royals picked up the victory by scores of 25-5, 25-6, 25-16.

Delmarva Christian was paced by Sierra Troyer (7 kills), Makayla Heinrichs (6 aces, 1 kill), Savannah Stewart (4 kills, 3 aces) and Ashlyn Stonebraker (11 assists).

Middletown 3, Polytech 0: The Cavaliers downed the Panthers by scores of 25-15, 25-19, 25-14.

Brandywine 3, First State Military 0: FSMA dropped the non-conference match by scores of 25-18, 25-16, 25-8.

Christiana 3, Woodbridge 0: The Vikings downed the Raiders, 25-11, 25-18, 25-11, in a non-conference match.

College soccer

WOMEN, Wesley 3, Lancaster Bible 1: The Wolverines (4-3) netted the final two goals of the game to post the win.

Amanda Moccaldi and Madison D’Amico tallied goals less than two minutes apart to break a 1-1 tie. Mackenzie Forsythe also scored for Wesley with Kiyanna Gill making one save.

Local auto racing

Watson, Pettyjohn keep winning: Jordan Watson blistered the field from his sixth-place starting position to earn his eighth win of the season at Delaware International Speedway in the Big Block Modified feature.

“I cannot say more about this team we put together,” said Watson. “We are gelling and it is obvious. I have dreamed of having a season like this. So now that all the pieces are fitting together, we are going to enjoy it.”

After two quick cautions, a third attempt at completing a single lap saw Watson stick to the bottom of the speedway and launch from sixth to first throughout the circuit.  Once out front, Watson stayed there.

Mark Pettyjohn made it to the checkered flag in the nick of time, as the left rear tire was flat as he pulled the classic “8 Ball” to victory lane in the Super Late Model feature event.

There will be one event remaining to crown the points champion, in an epic battle of Millsboro natives, Donald Lingo, Jr. and Amanda Whaley, whose shops are a few short miles of each other.

Matt Hill added another victory to his resume in the RUSH Late Model feature event, earning win No. 9 at Delaware International for the season.

Veteran Mike White overtook Scott Hitchen to collect a win in the Crate Modified feature event. It appeared that Hitchens would continue his domination, taking the lead on lap one.

But White stayed door to door with Hitchens, ultimately taking the lead on lap 13.

Tim White captured the 15-lap Modified Lite feature event.

The final points event will be this upcoming Saturday night, celebrating the champions of 2019.

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