Local roundup: Knight scores 3 TDs as Smyrna defeats Polytech 58-6

Freshman Wayne Knight scored three touchdowns as Smyrna High downed Polytech, 58-6, in its Henlopen North football season finale on Friday night.

The Eagles (3-3 North, 3-6 overall) led 51-6 at halftime before snapping a four-game losing streak.

Five different players scored TDs for Smyrna, including senior Emon Roberts, who caught scoring passes of 80 and 31 yards from Aidan Sanchez.

Collin Jaksch caught a 31-yard touchdown pass from Vincent Tascione in the first quarter for Polytech’s lone touchdown.

Sussex Tech 42, Cape Henlopen 13: Michael Norsworthy ran for four touchdowns as Sussex Tech ended the season with a Henlopen North win.

The Ravens finished the year on a four-game winning streak to end up with a record of 4-2 in the North, 6-4 overall.

Sussex Tech scored 20 first-quarter points before opening up a 35-0 lead by halftime.

The Ravens also got a couple defensive TDs with Kevin Custis scoring on a 35-yard fumble return and Trey Hatfield adding a TD on a 50-yard interception return.

Cape’s TDs came on a seven-yard run from Curtis Purnell and a 60-yard run from Jeffrey Whitcomb on the final play of the game.

Laurel 7, Seaford 0: The Bulldogs scored a fourth-quarter touchdown to down the Blue Jays in the rivalry game.

College soccer

MEN, Wesley 1, Penn State-Harrisburg 0: Strong, stifling defense and a golden goal in double overtime by Danny Garza put the Wolverines in the the ECAC Pod Four final.

Wesley (15-4-1) will have a quick turnaround as it takes on host Stevenson in the ECAC Pod Four final today at 6 p.m. Wesley set a program record with its 15th victory, besting the previous mark 14 set in the 2004 and 2006 seasons.

Wesley had a 16-9 advantage in shots and did not allow a Penn St.-Harrisburg corner until the second half. Kyle Springsteen made four saves in net to register his 11th win of the season and seventh clean sheet of the season.

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