Local roundup: Pa. rallies to nips Cape/Georgetown 3-2 in Junior League title game

Cape/Georgetown’s run through the Junior League baseball East Regional came to an end on Wednesday afternoon.

Pennsylvania scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh for a 3-2 come-from-behind win in the championship game.

Cape/Georgetown had won five consecutive elimination games to reach the final. It would have had to beaten Pennsylvania twice on Wednesday if it had won the first game.

Pennsylvania finished the tournament 4-0. Cape/Georgetown was 6-2.

Jonathan Stokley provided both of the RBI for Cape-Georgetown who took the lead with a pair of runs in the sixth.

8-9-10-year-old

New Jersey 6, Camden-Wyoming 5: In a back-and-forth game, New Jersey won on a walkoff in the bottom of the sixth.

Camden-Wyoming needed a two-run top of the fifth to tie before New Jersey earned the victory an inning and a half later.
Camden-Wyoming fell to 1-2 in the East Regional and plays Maryland in the final game of pool play today at 5 p.m.

Will Lorentz led Camden-Wyoming with a pair of hits and three RBI on Wednesday. Cam Scaffedi also knocked in a run.

Women’s soccer

DSU adds two assistants: Delaware State head women’s soccer coach Kortney Rhoades has announced that Kim Fearnbach and Joel Jean-Simon has joined her staff.

Fearnbach, a former standout player at Wesley, has spent the past five seasons as an assistant coach with the University of Delaware women’s soccer team. During her tenure with Delaware, the Blue Hens made three Colonial Athletic Association playoff appearances. She also served as an assistant coach at Wesley for one season, where her primary role was to train the goalkeepers.

As a collegian, he was a four-year starting defender/midfielder at Wesley College from 2009-2012. In 2012, he was a senior captain and recorded two goals. He graduated with a bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science.

Jean-Simon started his coaching career in high school soccer at Sussex Tech High in 2013 before moving to Smyrna High from 2014-2016.

College athletics

Short officially Wesley athletic director: Wesley president Robert E. Clark II announced on Wednesday the removal of the “interim” label on Tracey Short’s title officially naming her the Director of Athletics for Wesley College.

“Tracey’s leadership and dedication to our students, College, and community is unsurpassed,” stated President Clark. “Tracey is not only one of our longest standing coaches, but she is also one of the most recognizable and engaged educators on campus. We are excited to have Coach Short as our Director of Athletics and look forward to the successes that lie ahead under her leadership.”

Short has been the Interim Director of Athletics since May 2018 following the passing of former Director of Athletics and head football coach Mike Drass. She previously served as the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance since 2010.

Short will remain the head coach of the Wesley field hockey team, a position she has held since 1995. The 12th winningest active coach in NCAA Division III field hockey, she has tallied 262 wins in her 23 seasons at Wesley. She is a four-time conference Coach of the Year, made 16 conference tournaments, seven Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) playoff appearances, won three conference championships and made the NCAA Tournament three times.

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