Local roundup: Dover edges Polytech in boys’ lacrosse

Raeshawn Alexander scored the game-winning goal as Dover High edged Polytech, 9-8, in Henlopen Conference Northern Division boys’ lacrosse on Friday evening.

The contest was part of the annual Dave Reynolds Lacrosse Festival, which continues today at Wesley College’s Miller Stadium.

The Senators improved to 2-2 in the North, 6-2 overall while the Panthers fell to 0-3 in the North, 1-6 overall.

Cape Henlopen 12, Salesianum 8: The Vikings knocked off the defending state-champion Sals in Friday’s second game at Wesley.

The Vikings never trailed after jumping out to an early 3-0 lead and holding a 6-2 advantage at halftime. Sallies closed within 9-8 before Cape netted the contest’s final three goals.

Gabriel Best netted a team-high four goals with Luke D’Ambrogi (2 assists) and Jack Dennis adding three goals each. Gregory Boyce (1 assist) and Adem Tekman scored the Vikings’ other goals.

Lake Forest 19, Sussex Academy 5: Kade Collins netted six goals and three assists, including the 100th goal of his career, as the Spartans earned a South win.

Dylan Auen (4 goals, 2 assists) and Brandon Tice (3 g, 1 a) also scored multiple goals with

Kadain Fullerton winning 100 percent of his faceoffs. Caleb Secrist made 12 saves.

Milford 18, Woodbridge 6: The Buccaneers used a 7-2 second-quarter run to open up the South victory.

Conor Christie tallied six goals with Landan Hajek (4 g, 3 a), Jonathan Gaglione (4 g, 2 a) and Alex Herka (3 g, 3 a) also pacing Milford. Ryan Frost stopped nine shots.

Smyrna 19, M.O.T. 2: Hunter McGuire netted five goals and five assists to lead the Eagles (6-0).

Jason Zeitler (4 g, 1 a) and Zarek Kolakowski (3 g) also paced Smyrna, which got nine saves from Matthew Miller. Jacob Jung won 15 of 16 faceoffs.

GIRLS, Padua 17, Smyrna 7: The Pandas built a 15-4 halftime lead before downing the Eagles.

Jessica Bergold, Emma Mayew (1 assist) and Julie Snow all scored twice for Smyrna, which was out-shot, 24-13.


Smyrna 14, Sussex Central 5: The unbeaten Eagles scored nine runs in the first to take control.

Abigail Mace (5 RBI) hit a grand slam, Lexi Moore (1 RBI, 2 runs) had two hits and Kayla Wilson, Laiken Zay and Sara Miller all scored twice.

Katelyn Evick and Mya Jones had the Golden Knights’ two hits.

Dover 13, North Caroline, Md. 0: Lex Dowdy and Emma Crowe combined to pitch a five-inning no-hitter as the Senators (7-2) snapped a two-game losing streak.

Catcher Kaila Quick drove in eight runs with a homer, triple and double.

Indian River 3, Lake Forest 1: The Indians scored all three runs in the fifth inning to overcome a 1-0 deficit.

Abby O’Shields pitched a two-hitter with 11 strikeouts while Kathryn Collins had two of IR’s seven hits.

Freshman pitcher Jenna Troyer hit a first-inning homerun for the Spartans.

Delmar 3, Laurel 1: The Wildcats downed the Bulldogs in a Henlopen Conference matchup.


Lake Forest 14, Indian River 4: The Spartans scored the game’s first nine runs before picking up their third straight win.

Gabe Martin had five of Lake Forest’s 15 hits while Adam Schiff and Seth Parker also had multiple hits. Tyler Noell homered.

Kyle Firle went 3-for-4 for the Indians.

Appoquinimink 17, Cape Henlopen 4: The Jaguars scored eight runs in the last two innings to finish out the win.

Winning pitcher Mason Keene struck out 13 in six innings.

Luke Smailer had two of the Vikings’ four hits with Timmy Vitella adding a homer.

Polytech 7, Woodbridge 0: Dylan Gros and Austin Biddle combined to throw a no-hitter for the Panthers.

Biddle struck out nine in six innings and added a pair of hits. Brent Buckson, who homered, and Chase Rebuck, who had a triple, both added multiple hits.

Delmarva Christian 12, McKean 2: Winning pitcher Brandon Schlabach struck out nine in four innings and also had a pair of hits as the Royals improved to 8-1.

Riley Culver and Connor Lewis also had multiple hits for Delmarva Christian, which finished with 14 hits in the contest.

Girls’ soccer

Padua 4, Smyrna 1: Hannah Osborne’s second-half goal cut the Pandas’ lead to only 2-1 before Padua put away the win.

Goalie Sofia Lerro made 24 saves for the Eagles as the Pandas finished with advantages of 28-5 in shots and 11-2 in corner kicks.

Concord 3, Cape Henlopen 2, OT: The Raiders tallied the game’s final three goals to hand the Vikings (7-1) their first loss.

Lindsey Swontek and Brooke Hollingsworth scored first-half goals for Cape, which got three saves from Lucy Siranides. Cape finished with advantages of 7-6 in shots and 7-3 in corner kicks.

Boys’ volleyball

Indian River 3, Wilm. Charter 1: The Indians improved to 6-0 after posting the 26-24, 19-25, 25-23, 25-12 win.

Leading IR were Michael Barnes and Mitchell McGee with 18 kills apiece. Alexander Canseco Castro added four aces and 36 assists.

College baseball

Delaware State 10, Coppin State 0: Dover High grad Garrett Lawson tossed a two-hit shutout, while striking out a career-high 14 to lead the Hornets.

DelState finished with 12 hits. Jared Gillis (Smyrna) was 2-for-4 with three RBI, John Weglarz had three hits and scored two runs and Cole Garey (Polytech) smacked his second home run of the season.

Lawson recorded eight of his first nine outs by strikeout and struck out the side in the first, third and sixth innings. He only allowed singles in the second and fifth innings and just two Coppin State batters reached second base in the contest.

Lawson improved to 5-3 with a 1.70 earned run average and 62 strikeouts in 51.1 innings this season.

College lacrosse

WOMEN, William & Mary 12, Delaware 11: The Blue Hens tied the CAA game with just 13 seconds left in regulation only to lose in overtime.

Caroline Farley led the Hens (0-2 CAA, 6-7 overall) with four goals while Mia DeRuggiero contributed two goals and an assist. Farley added two draw controls and a ground ball.

Kate Brewster logged four saves and four ground balls between the pipes.

College golf

UD women third in CAA: The Delaware women’s golf team sits in third place while three Blue Hens are among the top 10 individuals following Friday’s opening round of the Colonial Athletic Association Championship.

Delaware carded a 315 score on Friday, ending the day in third place out of eight squads. UNCW leads the field with a 309.

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