Local roundup: Panthers win final two sets, defeat Lake Forest in volleyball

Polytech’s Jennifer Rivera scores on a shot between Jalyne Bailey (left) and Sara Brand of Lake Forest during Tuesday’s volleyball match at Polytech. Special to the Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh

Polytech High won the final two sets in posting a 3-1 victory over Lake Forest in volleyball on Tuesday evening.

The Panthers won by scores of 25-11, 22-25, 25-23, 25-17.

Hannah Duart (left) and Lake Forest teammate Jalyne Bailey trying to block a shot by Polytech’s Natalya Byrd.

Polytech (6-5), which has won four of its last five matches, was paced by Brady Hrivnak (4 kills, 7 aces, 9 digs), Katherine Rivera (9 kills, 2 aces), Jennifer Rivera (6 kills, 1 ace, 5 blocks) and Kimberly Seeney (3 kills, 2 aces, 8 digs, 23 assists).

Sussex Central 3, Seaford 0: The Golden Knights downed the Blue Jays by scores of 25-6, 25-9, 25-7.

Amaya Harris had a team-high six kills for Central with Katelyn Evick (6 aces), Makenna Messick (5 aces) and Victoria Jacobs (1 ace) all had four.

Dover 3, ECHS@DSU 0: The Senators improved to 10-3 with the 25-6, 25-0, 25-8 win.

Cape Henlopen 3, Tatnall 1: The Vikings bounced back from a second-set loss to register a 25-6, 9-25, 25-22, 25-23 non-conference victory.

Delmarva Christian 3, St. Thomas More 0: The Royals downed the Ravens by scores of 25-17, 25-11, 25-11.

Mia Berger had nine kills for Delmarva Christian while Ashlyn Stonebraker (5 aces, 1 kill, 17 assists) and Sierra Troyer (5 kills, 3 aces, 6 digs).

Delaware Military 3, First State Military 0: The Bulldogs dropped the match by scores of 25-12, 25-13, 25-3.

Field hockey

Delmar 5, Dover 0: Ella Shockley tallied a pair of first-half goals as the Wildcats improved to 12-0.

Morgan Bradford, Josie Hollamon and Logan Walls scored in the second half as Delmar finished with advantages of 20-2 in shots and 16-2 in corners. Kelly Davis made two saves in the Wildcats’ ninth shutout of the season.

Dover’s Richana Brown made 15 saves.

Sussex Academy 5, Caesar Rodney 2: Savannah Sistrunk scored the first two goals with Emma Westbrook scoring twice in the second half of the Seahawks’ win.

Marguerite Mitchell (2 assists) also scored for Sussex Academy, which finished with edges of 15-8 in shots and 7-4 in corners.

Madelyn Reed and Daphne Ivory scored the Riders’ goals.

Indian River 6, Sussex Central 0: Kayler Townsend collected three goals and an assist as the Indians rolled to the win.

Emma Ruley scored twice with Avery Congleton adding the other goal for IR, which led 3-0 at halftime.

IR’s Kiarra Kelley made 23 saves.

Milford 3, Laurel 1: Natalie Cromer tallied two goals with Summer Davis adding the other for the Buccaneers.

Milford, which got two saves from, Melissa Mesidor, held advantages of 10-3 in shots and 12-4 in corners.

Boys’ soccer

Polytech 3, Delcastle 2: Dakota Gilpin netted the Panthers’ last two goals in their win.

Kiaurice Lockett tallied Polytech’s first goal while Christian Cote stopped 12 shots.

Middletown 1, Dover 0: Eric Johnson’s goal in the 58th minute kept the Cavaliers (8-0-3) unbeaten.

Humberto Monasterio made four saves for the Senators. Middletown held edges of 5-3 in shots and 3-0 in corner kicks.

St. Mark’s 3, Laurel 0: Jailon Gillespie made eight saves for the Bulldogs in the loss.

College volleyball

Delaware State 3, South Carolina State 0: Jordan Vang and Anadys Valentin tallied 11 kills each, and Jelena Dukic recorded 30 assists to lead Delaware State the MEAC win on Monday night.

The scores were 25-18, 25-21 and 25-23. The Hornets won their second straight MEAC match to improve to 8-12 overall and 3-2 in conference play. The Bulldogs fell to 0-19 and 0-6.

Dukic also tied for match-high honors with seven digs and three service aces. Sydney Armbrister added seven kills in 12 attacks (.417) for DSU.

The Hornets tallied 37 kills and 16 errors on 88 attacks for a .239 hitting percentage for the match. DSU held a 33-24 advantage in digs and 10-6 edge in service aces.

College field hockey

Salisbury 3, Wesley 0: The Wolverines (8-5) trailed only 1-0 at halftime before falling to the No. 3-ranked Sea Gulls (12-1).

Wesley got four saves from Bridget Wood as Salisbury held advantages of 14-3 in shots and 13-2 in corners.

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