Local roundup: Rigby hurls Riders past Knights 7-1

Vinny Rutherford, left, and Mateo Elias with Scotti Muffler goof for the camera during Camden-Wyoming Little League opening day on Friday. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Ryan Rigby struck out seven batters in six innings to lead the Caesar Rodney High baseball team to a 7-1 win over Sussex Central High in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division matchup on Friday afternoon.

Chris Friend’s home run paced the Rider offense. Mason Brewer added a pair of doubles while Trey Jones had a multi-hit game.

Vonny Toppin collected multiple hits and scored the lone run for the Golden Knights.

First State Military Academy 7, Wilmington Christian 3: Daniel Smith’s 12 strikeouts pitched First State Military over the Warriors.

The 2018 Pat Knight Delaware Division 1 Champions enter the field during Camden-Wyoming Little League opening.

Christopher Connelly and Garrett Weldin each knocked in runs for the Bulldogs.

Girls’ soccer

Caesar Rodney 3, Newark Charter 1: Megan Rigbsy netted the go-ahead goal for the Riders in the 61st minute as they captured the nonconference contest.

Jessie Prillaman assisted on the game-winner before adding her own insurance goal minutes later. Laynee Ford also scored for CR.

Talisha Murphy gives her Texas Roadhouse T-Ball players a high five during Camden-Wyoming Little League opening.


BOYS, Dover 7, Delaware Military Academy 6: Thomas Gill recorded a hat-trick in the Senator victory.

Derrick Madison netted a pair of goals while Demetrius Cave-Martin had a goal and two assists. Raeshawn Alexander also scored for Dover.

Milford 13, Sussex Academy 8: Landan Hajek’s four goals paced the Buccaneers while Jonathan Gaglione and Conor Christie followed with three goals each.

Delmarva Christian 19, William Penn 5: The Royals netted eight goals in the first quarter as they led wire-to-wire.

Delmar 13, Lake Forest 10: The Wildcats picked up the victory over their Henlopen South rivals on Friday.

Sussex Central 14, McKean 4: The Golden Knights earned a nonconference win on the road Friday.

GIRLS, Polytech 12, Sussex Academy 9: Jazmine Winfield’s hat-trick paced the Panthers to a three-goal win.

MacKenzie Estrada scored a pair of goals for Polytech. Sussex Academy’s Isabella Kwan was the game’s top-scorer with four goals.

Dover 19, Indian River 3: Riley McQuaide scored six times and Madison Small recorded five goals to lead the Senators.

Kyleigh Dill scored three goals for Dover and Ava Niebrzydowski netted two.


Delmar 11, Cape Henlopen 0: Logan Walls, Madi Lemon and Hannah Davis led the Delmar offense with two hits apiece.

Ashlyn Tapman tossed the shutout for the Wildcats. Josie Hollamon and Walls each homered for Delmar.

College baseball

Delaware 1, William & Mary 0: In the first ever game under the new lights at Bob Hannah Stadium, the Blue Hens shut out their CAA rivals.

Joey Silan pitched the first five innings before Derek Wakeley went the final four. Wakeley struck out seven in his relief appearance.

Kevin Mohollen drove in the game’s only run with a RBI-single in the bottom of the sixth.

DSU-Norfolk State opener pushed back: Friday’s game between Delaware State and Norfolk State was postponed.

The Hornets and Spartans are now scheduled to play a doubleheader on Saturday today beginning at 12:00 p.m. and a single game on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. on the DSU campus.

Women’s lacrosse

James Madison 10, Delaware 3: The Blue Hens dropped their first CAA game of the season to fall to 6-6.

Christine Long, Claire D’Antonio and Mia DeRuggiero provided the goals for Delaware. Caroline Farley had an assist.

Central Michigan 19, Delaware State 1: The Hornets came up short in their So-Con opener.

Olivia Summerville scored the lone goal for Delaware State.

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