Local roundup: Phillips scores twice as CR ends regular season with 6-0 win

Kyle Berdini of Sussex Academy goes high to head the ball away from Caesar Rodney on a corner kick in the first half of Tuesday’s soccer game. Special to the Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh

Braden Phillips netted a goal in each half as Caesar Rodney High finished the regular season with a 6-0 victory over Sussex Academy in boys’ soccer on Tuesday evening.

The Henlopen North champion Riders (12-3) will take an eight-game winning streak into Saturday’s Henlopen Conference championship game against South winner Indian River. The contest is slated for 6 p.m. at DE Turf Complex.

Also scoring goals in Tuesday’s victory for CR were Zachary Davis (2 assists), Chikezie Ikwuagwu (2 assists), Monroe Hite and John Spadavecchia. Dillon Rahe earned the shutout with four saves as the Riders held advantages of 23-5 in shots and 9-3 in corner kicks.

Ryan Burke of Sussex Academy heads the ball away from Caesar Rodney’s Zachary Davis during Tuesday’s soccer game.

Cape Henlopen 4, Wilmington Charter 1: The Vikings tallied the game first three goals before posting the win in their regular-season finale.

Danio Somoza-Lima, Kannex Camarco, Thomas Copeland and Dane Palmer all scored for Cape (12-2-1) with Alan Marin-Quiroz making three saves. The Vikings out-shot the Force, 10-4.

Wilmington Friends 4, Dover 3: Marquice Hannah netted back-to-back goals five minutes apart for the Senators before they fell short.

Matthew Kobchenko netted the first goal for Dover with Humberto Monasterio making seven saves. The Quakers held advantages of 11-8 in shots and 4-1 in corner kicks.

Sussex Tech 2, Sussex Central 1: Trevor Daisey’s overtime goal in the 98th minute lifted the Ravens to the Henlopen North win.

Seahawk Ronald Faust moves in to slow down advance of CR’s Lyod Coutilien.

Jonathan Rocco tied the contest with a first-half goal for Sussex Tech while Jodi Johnson made six saves. Central out-shot the Ravens, 9-8.

Ander Gutierrez-Perez scored in the 15th minute for the Golden Knights, who got four saves from Watson Dorsinvil.

Indian River 7, Holly Grove Christian, Md. 2: Jared Cordoba collected four goals and two assists to pace the Indians.

Tony Velasquez (2 assists), Yohanfer de Leon Mejia and Luke Morgan also scored for IR.

Laurel 11, Design Thinking Academy 1: The Bulldogs scored five goals in the first half and six in the second to post the victory.

The Caesar Rodney boys and girls swept both the individual and team titles at Tuesday’s Kent County cross country championships at Killens Pond. The Riders’ Colin Ritchey placed first in the boys’ race, finishing with a time of 16:49.4. As a team, the Caesar Rodney boys recorded a score of 22, while the CR girls had a score of 83.

Field hockey

Smyrna 2, Middletown 1, OT: The Eagles topped the Cavaliers on Madeline Wilber’s overtime goal.

CR’s Maleah Chumley, below, placed first in the girls’ race, finishing with a time of 19:16.4.

Madison Simpson scored in the first half while Katelynn Porter made one save for Smyrna, which finished with advantages of 17-2 in shots and 9-3 in corners.

Lake Forest 3, Brandywine 0: Grace Aguilar scored twice as the Spartans (11-3-1) finished the regular season on a four-game winning streak.

Elle Wood also scored for Lake Forest with August Lewis making nine saves. The Spartans held advantages of 27-9 in shots and 8-1 in corners.

Polytech 3, St. Georges 0: Lacy Bayley, Mairead McKibbin and Madison Lloyd all scored goals for the Panthers (12-3).

The Panthers out-shot the Hawks, 27-0, and held a 13-0 edge in corners.

Indian River 2, Holly Grove Christian, Md. 2: Rylie Cordrey (1 assist) and Avery Congleton both scored second-half goals as the Indians earned a tie.

Allyson Clark made five saves as IR out-shot Holly Grove, 10-7.

Sussex Academy 8, Design Thinking Academy 0: Savannah Sistrunk and Emma Lehman each scored twice to spark the Seahawks (9-5).

College soccer

MEN, Wesley 2, Marywood 1: Luis Cruz scored in the 109th minute as the Wolverines finally advanced in the Atlantic East Conference quarterfinals.

Deekai Gbonimy’s second-half goal gave Wesley the lead before Marywood tied it in the 87th minute.

Wesley finished with advantages of 25-10 in shots and 3-1 in corner kicks.

Penn 2, Delaware 1: The Blue Hens (5-10-1) dropped the nonconference decision in their regular-season finale.

Goalie Blai Palmi tied the game for Delaware when he scored on a penalty kick early in the second half.

Delaware, which will be the fourth seed in the CAA Tournament, will next host fifth-seeded William & Mary on Saturday at Grant Stadium at 7 p.m. in a quarterfinal match.

WOMEN, Brown 6, Delaware State 0: Goalie Leslie Fazio made 12 saves as the Hornets fell to 3-14-2.

College volleyball

Marywood 3, Wesley 1: The Wolverines dropped a 28-26, 24-26, 25-21, 25-23, in a tightly-contested Atlantic East Coference quarterfinal match.

Mary Getty had a team-high 13 kills for Wesley (14-17) while Lindsay Burg had 19 assists and eight digs.

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