Local roundup: Lake Forest tops Delmar in softball, Polytech wins in baseball

Lake Forest High finished with 18 hits in posting a 9-5 victory over Delmar in Henlopen Conference softball on Tuesday afternoon.

The Spartans led 8-1 after scoring four runs in the fourth inning.

Kayla Thompson had a double and homerun with Katie Stahre earning the win.

Autumn Boothe homered for the Wildcats in a contest in which the two teams combined for 30 hits.

Milford 14, Sussex Central 13: The Buccaneers stormed back from a 13-2 deficit to pull out the conference victory.

Macey Meyers had four RBI while Morgan Petty homered for Milford, which capped off its comeback with three runs in the top of the
seventh. Julia Reed’s catch ended a Central rally in the bottom of the inning.

Natalie Oldham and Haley Gray had three hits for the Golden Knights, which scored six runs in the first and seven in the fourth.

Dover 8, Woodbridge 2: Ciara Wolleyhand had a pair of doubles to spark the Senators.

Katie Dunlap earned the win as Dover finished with 12 hits.

Cape Henlopen 12, Caesar Rodney 9: Trailing 6-5, the Vikings used a five-run fourth to take the lead for good.

Winning pitcher Marissa Frederick, Haley Rauch and Kaeli O’Neill-Willey all had multiple hit for Cape.

The Riders got multiple hits from Carissa Thorne, Jaylee Backus, Rachel McCleary, Lauren Scott, and Stephanie Horne.

Smyrna 10, Seaford 0: The Eagles (12-1) scored five runs in the fourth and four in the fifth to cap off their ninth straight victory.

Sussex Tech 11, Laurel 0: Corrin Farris had three hits with a homer and three RBI to power the Ravens, who scored eight runs in the first.

Kylie Kruger (3 hits), Megan Purdue (2 hits, 2 RBI) and Jakayla Sample (3 RBI) also led Sussex Tech while Taylor Wroten pitched a five-inning one-hitter with eight strikeouts.

The Bulldogs’ lone hit was a double by Couri Smith.

Delmarva Christian 20, M.O.T. Charter 1: Camryn Thompson and Siera Jones (4 RBI) had four hits apiece to lead the Royals.

Gracie Fetterman (4 runs), Camryn Breasure, Erin Parker and Ashlyn Stonebraker (4 RBI) all added three hits.


Polytech 4, Newark Charter: Mitchell Barter threw a complete-game one-hitter and added two hits at the plate to pace the Panthers.

Only a seventh-inning by single by the Patriots’ Logan Vivian for Barter, who threw just 63 pitches.

Polytech took control with three runs in the third.

Dover 10, Woodbridge 0: Michael Carrington, Cole Edwards and Andrew Carney combined to throw a six-inning two-hitter for the Senators.

Noah Lanouette homered for Dover while Alex Rodriguez (3 RBI), Dom Velazquez and Hiram Davis all had two hits apiece.

The Senators (8-4), who have won three games in a row, broke the contest open with six runs in the second.

Smyrna 18, Seaford 6: Mason Drummond (3 hits, 2 RBI, 2 runs) sparked the Eagles’ 13-hit attack in the conference win.

Mike Carrow (3 RBI) also had three hits for Smyrna, which scored seven runs in the fourth.

Tyler Harris had three hits for the Blue Jays.

Milford 8, Sussex Central 5: Brock Hilligoss tripled home two runs to give the Buccaneers the lead as they erupted for all eight runs in the sixth.

Caden Oplinger had two hits while pitcher Chad Reichhold struck out nine in six innings.

Central pitcher Robbie Hollenbeck gave up only two hits and struck out eight in five innings while Ethan Watkinson hit a three-run homer. Vonny Toppin had three hits with Blaine Hansen adding two.

Delmar 3, Lake Forest 0: Winning pitcher Jordan Haddaway gave up only two hits in six shutout innings for the Wildcats.

Cameron Beulah threw a four-hitter fo the Spartans.

Delmarva Christian 8, Indian River 6: The Royals rallied for the final six runs of the game to pull out the win.

Joseph Jones, Wesley Hobbs and Andrew Workman all had multiple hits for Delmarva Christian.

Jason Killen, who homered, Kyle Firle and Robert Argo had two hits apiece for IR.

Sussex Tech 12, Laurel 2: The Ravens trailed 2-1 before putting up 11 runs in the bottom of the sixth.

Sussex Tech was paced Jason Genshaw (3-for-4, 2 RBI) and Grant Lamers (2-for-5, 2 RBI).

The Bulldogs were led by Dalton Perdue (2-for-3, double) and Holden Deihm (2-for-2, double, 1 RBI) with Trace Hitchens five shutout innings, striking out six.

Girls’ soccer

Caesar Rodney 2, Delmar 0: Hannah Lyncha and Macy Ramsey both scored first-half goals as the Riders (9-1) won their sixth game in a row.

Morgan Desaulniers made nine saves for CR, which outshot the Wildcats, 15-10.

Polytech 3, Lake Forest 0: Cecilia Rivera (1 assist), Devon Ott and Paxton McGinnity all scored goals for the Panthers.

Alyssa-Lynn Brown made six saves in the shutout.

Sussex Academy 5, Dover 2: The Seahawks (8-0) rallied from a 2-1 halftime deficit to remain unbeaten.

Lilly Short netted three goals and two assists with Delaney Smith added two goals and a pair of assists. Breanna Duncan made three saves.

Tamyah Jones scored twice to give the Senators a 2-0 lead while Brittney Rosello stopped four shots.

Smyrna 7, Woodbridge 0: Destiny Zapata and Hannah Osborne each tallied three goals and an assist in the first half to pace the Eagles.

Kendra Mounts added a second-half goal for Smyrna, which outshot the Raiders, 31-4.

Indian River 3, Sussex Tech 0: Isabella Binko scored twice to spark the Indians.

Skyler McClure also scored for IR while Fabrea McCray made five saves. The Indians finished with advantages of 17-4 in shots and 7-0 in corner kicks.

Valencia Whealton stopped 12 shots for the Ravens.

Cape Henlopen 9, Seaford 0: Brayden Fannin and Brooke Hollingsworth both scored twice in the first half of the Vikings’ victory.

Seven players scored for Cape, which led 6-0 at halftime.

The Blue Jays’ Brianna Jenkins made nine saves.

St. Mark’s 9, Delmarva Christian 3: The Spartans built a 6-0 halftime lead en route to the win.

Laurel 1, Woodbridge 0: Destine’ Snead’s goal in the 78th m minute gave the Bulldogs the Henlopen South win on Monday.

Snead made 14 saves as the Blue Raiders outshot Laurel, 14-11.

Janae Craft stopped 10 shots for Woodbridge.


BOYS, Smyrna 8, Middletown 6: Jonathan Guzman netted four goals and an assist to lead the Eagles.

Goalie Matthew Miller made 19 saves for Smyrna, which got goals from five different players.

First State Military 14, William Penn 2: The Bulldogs picked up the victory in a nonconference matchup.

Boys’ volleyball

Delmarva Christian 3, Brandywine 0: The Royals improved to 5-2 with the 25-9, 25-16, 25-13 win.

Delmarva Christian was led by Seth Stevens (19 assists), Evan Timko (6 kills), Austin Giltner (4 kills, 4 aces) and Anthony Kwiatkowski (5 kills, 4 aces).

College baseball

Delaware 10, St. Joseph’s 2: Senior Nick Spadafino (Dover) allowed just three hits and one run in five innings to earn his first win of the season.

Delaware (23-20) got a 4-for-4 day from Tyler Callender, who doubled twice and drove in four. Calvin Scott went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBI.

College lacrosse

UD’s Hirschmann honored: Delaware senior midfielder Will Hirschmann was named the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week after collecting seven goals and an assist in the Blue Hens’ 17-8 win over Drexel last Friday.

This season Hirschmann has 25 goals and 13 assists, which ranks him seventh in the CAA with 38 points. He also notched his 50th career goal.

The Hens will travel to rival Towson at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday in the first round of the CAA tournament.

Hens’ Carpentier wins CAA award: Delaware senior Taylor Carpentier was named the CAA Player of the Week in women’s lacrosse.

The goalie made eight saves to help the Blue Hens to a 10-8 victory over Drexel to clinch a berth in this weekend’s CAA Tournament. She also picked up a game-high five ground balls.

Carpentier became the sixth player in program history to reach 400 career saves.

College softball

UD’s Cargile earns honor: Delaware senior Jordan Cargile was named Colonial Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week in softball.

Cargile picked up her fifth and sixth wins of the season last weekend, as the Blue Hens notched two road victories over UNCW.

Cargile leads the Blue Hens with six wins this season and improved to 25-28 in her career. Her 117 career appearances in the circle are third most in school history, while her five saves are tied for sixth most by a UD player.

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