Local roundup: Polytech, CR, Cape girls all earn victories

Polytech High took a three-goal halftime lead before downing Dover, 10-8, in Henlopen Conference girls’ lacrosse on Wednesday afternoon.

Jazmine Winfield netted four goals with Holly Rembold adding three for the Panthers (8-2), who won their fifth game in a row. Six of their wins this season have come by three goals or less.

MacKenzie Estrada added two goals and an assist while Claire Fuchs had a goal and three assists. Carleigh Knotts made eight saves for Polytech, which out-shot the Senators, 26-17.

Riley McQuaide (1 assist), Kyleigh Dill and Madison Dill all scored twice for the Senators with Regan Torbert making nine saves.

Caesar Rodney 16, Sussex Tech 7: The Riders used a 9-3 second-half run to put away the Henlopen North win.

Lillian Ayers netted six goals and an assist as CR evened its record at 4-4. Noelle Ruggiero (1 assist), Graycie Bachman and Kyleigh Comstock (1 assist) all added two goals while Alexandra May made eight saves.

Nataleigh Hunter scored four goals for the Ravens with Jade Powell adding two goals and an assist. Breonda Wright made four saves for Sussex Tech, which was out-shot, 27-17.

Cape Henlopen 19, Smyrna 1: The Vikings tallied 10 unanswered goals in the first half before picking up the conference win.

Worcester Prep, Md. 22, Indian River 7: Worcester built a 15-4 halftime advantage before downing the Indians.

Sussex Tech 10, Caravel 9: In a game played Tuesday, the Ravens edged the Buccaneers behind four goals from Morgan Johnson.

Abigail Baird, Kayla Horn and Nataleigh Hunter all added two goals with Breonda Wright making 10 saves.

Boys’ lacrosse

Lake Forest 17, Delmar 6: Kade Collins’ six goals and four assists paced the Spartans to the South win.

Kaiden Fullerton added four goals and an assist with Riley Sapp, Joshua Kennedy and Brandon Tice all scoring twice.

Newark Charter 13, Polytech 11: Trailing 6-1 at halftime, the Patriots out-scored the Panthers, 9-2, in the third quarter before posting the victory.

Softball

Smyrna 12, Milford 0: Payton Dixon pitched a two-hitter with 17 strikeouts as the Eagles stayed unbeaten.

Smyrna led only 1-0 before scoring four runs in the sixth and seven in the seventh.

Sussex Tech 10, Lake Forest 0: The Ravens scored three runs in three different innings to earn the conference win.

Delmar 3, Indian River 0: The Wildcats (7-3) made it seven wins in a row with the shutout victory.

Girls’ soccer

Delmarva Christian 4, Wilm. Christian 0: Mara Agapito netted two goals and an assist as the Royals improved to 7-2.

Sara Walton and Leah Schlabach also scored for Delmarva Christian, while Layne Morris made 10 saves. The Royals finished with advantages of 16-10 in shots and 3-2 in corner kicks.

Seaford 7, Arcadia, Va. 2: The Blue Jays tallied three unanswered second-half goals to put away the win on Tuesday.

Baseball

Milford 7, Smyrna 6: The Buccaneers took a 7-4 lead with three runs in the bottom of the sixth before holding off the Eagles.

After Smyrna scored twice in the top of the seventh, reliever Cam Walsen stranded to runners on base to earn the save. Starter Chad Reichhold struck out eight in five innings while Jaxson Turner had a bases-clearing triple.

Layne Bell had two hits for Smyrna with Connor Strauss adding two RBI.

Caesar Rodney 21, Dickinson 0: Joe Carpenter pitched a four-hitter with 11 strikeouts in five innings to earn the shutout for the Riders.

Dwayne Graham homered for CR, which had 18 hits in the contest.

Laurel 14, Sussex Central 3: The Bulldogs were leading only 3-2 before scoring seven runs in the bottom of the third.

Trace Hitchens pitched a complete-game six-hitter while Vance Joseph, Kobe Heinicke, and Dalton Perdue all had multiple hits.

Delmar 7, Indian River 2: Gabriel Rincon’s three-run double sparked a four-run third inning that gave the Wildcats the lead for good. Matt Rodriguez allows just one run and three hits in five 2/3 innings to earn the win.

Ryan Foxwell had two of the Indians’ four hits.

Sussex Tech 12, Lake Forest 0: Matt Warrington struck out seven in four innings for the Ravens.

Conor Ellingsworth hit a three-run homerun for Sussex Tech while Ethan Ward (2 RBI), Jason Shockley (1 RBI), Tyler Heder (2 runs, 1 RBI) and Jordan Harper (1 RBI) all had a pair of hits.

Cameron Beulah had two of the Spartans’ four hits.

Boys’ volleyball

Delmarva Christian 3, Concord 1: The Royals posted a 25-13, 25-22, 24-26, 25-10 win over the Raiders.

Pacing Delmarva Christian (3-3) were Layton Rush (9 kills, 1 ace, 6 blocks, 8 digs), Anthony Kwiatkowski (9 kills, 1 ace, 3 blocks, 11 digs), Christopher Vonhof (7 kills, 2 aces, 6 blocks) and Seth Stevens (11 digs, 24 assists).

College lacrosse

MEN, Neumann 13, Wesley 5: The Wolverines fell to 1-4 AEC, 2-10 overall with the loss.
Leo Kelly tallied three goals with Derek Hallock and Adam Tewey adding the others. Goalie Dylan Sicca made seven saves.

WOMEN, Neumann 22, Wesley 12: Paige Brehm netted a team-high five goals for the Wolverines in the loss,

Brehm added six ground balls, six caused turnovers, an assist and a draw control for Wesley (0-5 AEC, 5-8 overall).

Kaila Hindt tallied four goals, four draw controls, two ground balls and an assist and Brianna Bacon registered two goals and two draw controls.

College track & field

Two Wolverines honored: Wesley College junior Jontae Hankins and freshman Kai Cole were both named Atlantic East Conference Runner of the Week.

Hankins placed third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a personal record time of 12:51.42 at the Salisbury Eastern Shore Challenge. She was the lone Division III finisher in the race.

Cole picked up wins in the 100- and 200-meter dashes at Salisbury. Cole finished the 100 in 10.85 seconds and the 200 in 21.58 seconds.

In three meets so far in the spring, Cole has finished in the top three in all of the heats of the 100 and 200 dashes.

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