Local roundup: Lake Forest edged by Friends 14-12 in football opener

Ja-Juan Reid ran for a touchdown and caught another but two missed conversions as the Lake Forest High football team lost 14-12 to Wilmington Friends School in Saturday’s season opener.

Reid had a nine-yard rushing touchdown and caught a 64-yard pass from quarterback Shyron Salandy for another score to give Lake a 12-0 lead before the Quakers scored 14 unanswered points.

First State Military 14, Red Lion Christian 12: The Bulldogs earned the second-year varsity program’s first victory on Friday night.

It was also the first head coaching win for Caesar Rodney High grad Blair Newman after FSMA went 0-9 last season.

Indian River 16, Glasgow 12: The Indians beat the Dragons for the second straight year in a game played on Saturday at Milford after being postponed on Friday.

The victory snapped a nine-game losing streak for the Indians.

Laurel 50, Brandywine 20: The Bulldogs won a road nonconference contest in their first game of the season on Saturday.

Polytech-A.I. moved to Monday: The game between Polytech and A.I. du Pont is now scheduled for Monday at 6 p.m. at Appoquinimink High.

It was originally scheduled for Friday at Polytech but was postponed due to weather and field conditions.

Boys’ soccer

Wilmington Charter 1, Caesar Rodney 0: The Force got a first-half goal to edge the Riders at Dover on Saturday in the DAAD Upstate/Downstate Challenge.

Dillon Rahe made five saves for CR, which was outshot 8-6. The Riders held a 4-1 advantage in corner kicks.

Lake Forest 3, Dickinson 1: The Spartans scored twice in the second half to snap a 1-1 tie in a game played at Dover as part of the DAAD Upstate/Downstate Challenge.

Indian River 3, Newark 0: Three different players netted a goal as the Indians prevailed in the DAAD Upstate/Downstate Challenge hosted at Dover.

Jared Cordoba, Omar Baker and Tony Velasquez provided the goals for Indian River.

College field hockey

Wesley 4, Ferrum 0: The Wolverines improved to 4-0, it’s best start since 2014.

Kaila Hindt scored twice with Kasey Fry and Katelynn Fuhr adding the other goals for Wesley, which led 3-0 at halftime. The Wolverines finished with advantages of 18-3 in shots and 10-1 in corners.

Maryland 5, Delaware 3: The Blue Hens received two goals from sophomore Lotte de Koning, but the Terps were too much Saturday as No. 12 Delaware fell to No. 3 Maryland, 5-3, at the Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex.

De Koning registered her first goal of the season in the 24th minute and also notched a penalty stroke in the 51st minute while classmate Femke Strien tallied Delaware’s other goal in the 49thminute.

Freshman goalie Lizzie Gaebel made her collegiate debut in the 12th minute and logged seven saves with two goals allowed.
With the loss, Delaware falls to 2-3 on the year.

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