Local roundup: Middletown shuts out Caesar Rodney 40-0 in nonconference game

Middletown High defeated Caesar Rodney High 40-0 on Friday night in nonconference football action in Middletown.

The Riders dropped to 1-4 on the season.

Delaware Military Academy 22, Cape Henlopen 21: The Seahawks scored the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter to hold off the Vikings.

Jaden Davis led Cape Henlopen with a pair of rushing touchdowns. Davonte Johnson caught another touchdown on a pass by Henry D’Ambrogi.

St. Andrew’s 33, First State Military Academy 32: Amir Beverly rushed for two touchdowns as the Bulldogs suffered a close defeat.

Anthony Gaston also rushed for a score and Terrence Reid returned a kickoff for a touchdown. Jermel Bryan also scored for First State Military on a fumble recovery.


Polytech 3, M.O.T. Charter 1: Katherine Rivera, Madison Mitchell and Brady Hrivnak each recorded seven kills in the nonconference victory for the Panthers.

Delmarva Christian 3, St. Thomas More 0: Mia Berger had seven kills and Olivia Giltner added five in a Royal win.

Field hockey

Gunston Day, Md. 3, Delmarva Christian 2: The Royals fell in overtime on Friday.

Melisa Pierre-Louis and Erin Parker provided the goals for Delmarva Christian.

College field hockey

Delaware 1, Richmond 0: Junior Femke Strien registered her career-best and team-leading eighth goal of the season in the 48th minute to give the Hens the win. Classmate Sophie Giezeman assisted on the play as Strien was able to get off the reverse shot from the left side.

Richmond had a penalty corner in the final minute of play, but the Spiders were unable to get a shot off as UD picked up its seventh win of the year.

Redshirt senior Sydney Rhodes collected two saves while posting her fourth shutout of the season for the Blue Hens.

College volleyball

Delaware 3, James Madison 1: Maria Bellinger had a double-double to help the Blue Hens dominate JMU (25-17, 18-25, 25-17, 25-11) in four sets.

It was Delaware’s first victory in Harrisonburg since Nov. 11, 2011 and the team’s best start in conference play since the 2010 season when they went 13-1 in the CAA in route to a conference championship.

Bellinger had 20 kills and added 10 digs.

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