Local roundup: Milford downs St. Georges in baseball

Milford High used a three-run fourth inning to open up a four-run lead before downing St. Georges, 6-3, in non-conference baseball on Wednesday afternoon.

Winning pitcher Brock Hilligoss allowed only two hits and struck out six in five-plus innings as the Buccaneers (9-1) won their fourth game in a row.

Mitch Leighty hit a three-run triple in the fourth while Shawn Saxon had two of Milford’s six hits. Reliever Alex Mergner recorded the final four outs.

Softball

Wilm. Charter 5, Caesar Rodney 4: The Force rallied for all five of its runs in the top of the seventh to pull out the win.

The Riders, who got doubles from Stacey Deputy and Jada Courtney, took their 4-0 lead with three run in the third. Both teams finished with 11 hits.

Boys’ lacrosse

Sussex Central 11, Salisbury School, Md. 3: The Golden Knights notched their second straight win to improve to 3-7.

College baseball

Delaware 8, UMES 2: The Blue Hens scored the game’s first five runs and finished with 13 hits in the victory.

Five players had two hits apiece for Delaware, including Kevin Mohollen (3 RBI, 1 run), Erik Bowren (2 runs), Dover grad Jordan Hutchins (1 RBI), Joseph Carpenter (2 RBI) and Zack Miller (2 runs, 1 RBI). Tommy Pomatto (Caesar Rodney) was one of five pitchers the Hens used in the nine-inning contest.

College track & field

Wesley men ranked No. 9 nationally: For the first time this outdoor season, the Wesley College men’s track & field team broke the Top 10 in the nation in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division III rankings.

Wesley is fourth in the Mideast Region in the regional rankings.

Kai Cole holds the top spot in Division III in the 100- and 200-meter dashes. Cole broke Anthony Simpson’s school record in the 200-meter dash with a time of 21.05 seconds and finished the 100-meter dash in 10.46 seconds at the meet.

Thomas Kalieta Jr. is third in the country in the 400-meter dash (47.72).

Wolverines win 11 events at DSU: In the Hornet Invitational quad meet with Division I opponents Delaware State, Coppin State and Maryland-Eastern Shore, Wesley collected 11 first-place finishes on Tuesday.

Kai Cole collected three golds in the meet, turning in times of 10.51 seconds in the 100 and 21.53 seconds in the 200. Cole teamed with TySean Cousar, John Heriot and Isaiah Bodie to win the 400-meter relay (41.72).

Javonte Freeman won the 110-meter hurdles with a personal record of 14.80 seconds.

Harris-Winbush, Brandon Faulk and Justin Cowgill won the long jump, high jump and javelin throw respectively. Harris-Winbush won the long jump with a leap of 6.32 meters (20-9). For the third consecutive week, Faulk broke the school record in the high jump with a clearance of 2.03 meters (6-7.5).

Cowgill won the javelin with a throw of 49.85 meters (163-6).

On the women’s side, Maysha Foster won the 100-meter dash with a season-best time of 12.46 seconds. Lekeshia Brown-Myrick earned gold in the 400-meter hurdles (1:07.81) while Jontae Hankins took first in the 3,000-meter run (12:34.60).

Teyri Reed won the triple jump with a mark of 10.36 meters (34-0).

College softball

Villanova 16, Delaware 9: The Blue Hens hit four homeruns — including three in the top of the first — but it wasn’t enough after the Wildcats used a seven-run fourth to break a 9-9 tie.

Karolina Flores paced a 13-hit attack for Delaware (19-25) by finishing 3-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored. Hanna Garber, Halle Kisamore and Brittney Medoza added two hits apiece.

College lacrosse

WOMEN, Gwynedd-Mercy 25, Wesley 21: Paige Brehm netted six goals and an assist for the Wolverines in the high-scoring loss.

Kaila Hindt added five goals and four assists with Brianna Bacon adding three goals and three assists for Wesley (0-6 AEC, 5-9 overall).

MEN, Gwynedd-Mercy 17, Wesley 1: Kyle Mackall-Lloyd scored the only goal for the Wolverines (1-5 AEC, 3-11 overall) with Dylan Sicca making 13 saves.

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