Local roundup: Prillaman leads Caesar Rodney girls soccer team by Appoquinimink 3-1

Caesar Rodney’s Jessie Prillaman lifts teammate Gabrielle Davis after Prillaman scored against Appoquinimink in the first half at CR. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Jessie Prillaman scored twice and assisted on another goal as the Caesar Rodney High girls’ soccer team defeated Appoquinimink High 3-1 in a nonconference game on Thursday.

The game was tied 1-1 at halftime before the Riders went ahead on a goal by Gabrielle Davis two minutes into the second half. Appoquinimink out-shot CR 17-13 but were held to the one goal thanks to 13 saves by Laynee Ford.

It was the fifth win in the last six games for the Riders, who improved to 7-2.

Caesar Rodney’s Katelyn Miller battles Appoquinimink’s Ashley Hickman in the first half at CR.

Smyrna 3, Polytech 0: Three first half goals carried the Eagles over the Panthers.

Destiny Zapata netted the first goal for Smyrna early in the first half. Kelly Barr and Hannah Osborne then both scored in the final five minutes of the half.

Sussex Tech 6, Cape Henlopen 1: Lilly Short tallied a pair of goals while Kayla Brady scored once and provided three assists in the Henlopen North contest.

Hannah Murphy, Emily McDonald and Angela Miltenberger also added goals for the Ravens.

Lake Forest 5, Milford 1: The Spartans netted three unanswered second-half goals to pull away to the Henlopen South win.

Lake Forest’s second straight victory evened its record at 5-5.

Indian River 9, Seaford 0: Nine different players scored goals for the Indians in the Henlopen South win.

IR, which netted five first-half goals, out-shot the Blue Jays, 23-0.

Delmar 3, Laurel 2: Maci Bradford’s two goals paced the Wildcats in the Henlopen South matchup.


Cape Henlopen 12, Red Lion Christian 8: The Vikings scored 10 runs in their final two turns at-bat to overcome an 8-2 deficit.

Ryleigh Elliott and Kaniah James each had a double while Haley Biddinger tripled. Carlin Quinn had a multi-hit game for Cape Henlopen.

Newark Charter 16, Caesar Rodney 10: Jada Courtney was 3-for-4 with a double to lead Caesar Rodney in the nonconference defeat.

Chazmere Johnson provided a double and a triple for the Riders.

William Penn 6, Delmarva Christian 5: The Royals led going into the final inning before the Colonials scored three runs in the top of the seventh.

Delmarva Christian scored once in the bottom half of the inning but came up a run short. Ashlyn Stonebraker went 2-for-2 to lead the Royal offense.

Dover 4, Delmarva Christian 2: Alexis Dowdy pitched a four-hitter with 11 strikeouts in the Senators’ win on Wednesday.

Dover, which got two RBI from Ashlynn Davis and one from Jayla Davis, took lead for good with three runs in the first.

Ashlyn Stonebraker had two hits for the Royals.

Polytech 7, Seaford 2: Kaite Burawski pitched a three-hitter with nine strikeouts and added a pair of hits at the plate for the Panthers,

Madison Mitchell added three hits for Polytech, which scored four runs in the first.

Pitcher Jada Evans hit a two-run homerun for the Blue Jays and also struck out 12.


Red Lion Christian 4, Delmarva Christian 0: Red Lion Christian scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth as its shut out the Royals.

Andrew Workman struck out eight batters on the mound for Delmarva Christian.

Polytech 8, Seaford 3: The Panthers used a six-run first inning in posting the win on Wednesday.

Conner Barlett and Branden Moran each drove in two runs for Polytech.

Seaford’s Kenny Goodwin had a pair of hits and an RBI.

College baseball

Delaware State 15, Maryland Eastern-Shore 5: Eight players drove in at least one run to lead Delaware State to the MEAC North victory in the opening game of the weekend series.

Mark Herron knocked in three runs, while Cole Garey (Polytech), Rich Rountree and Adrian Hill (Polytech) drove in two each for the Hornets.

Garrett Lawson (Dover) pitched the first six innings, allowing four hits and five runs, one earned, while striking out five and walking six to improve to 6-3.

College softball

Wesley splits with Immaculata: The Wolverines lost 2-1 in the first game before coming back to earn a 4-1 victory in the second game of the doubleheader.

Ashley Royer notched two doubles in three at-bats during the second game. Brandi Dalious scored twice, homered and knocked a double in the win.

Dori Loukopoulos pitched a complete game with four strikeouts and scattered three hits.

Jessica Anderson (Smyrna) was the hard-luck loser in the doubleheader opener. Anderson pitched a complete game three-hitter with six strikeouts, three hits, two runs (one earned) and two walks. During the game, Anderson surpassed Stefany Tiberi’s single-season strikeout mark of 90.

Women’s lacrosse

Furman 19, Delaware State 1: Olive Summerville scored the only goal for the Hornets to cut Furman’s lead to 13-1 at the 5:10 mark of the first period. Summerville leads DSU with 13 goals and 15 points this season.

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