Local roundup: Senators top Smyrna in boys and girls lacrosse

Dover High held off Smyrna, 8-7, to pick up a Henlopen Conference Northern Division win in boys’ lacrosse on Wednesday night.

The Senators held a 7-5 lead going into the fourth quarter and were up 8-6 before Smyrna scored with 23 seconds left.

Will Niebrzydowski collected four goals and two assists for Dover (2-1 North, 3-2 overall) while Divine Watkins scored twice. Demetrius Cave Martin and Thomas Gill had the Senators’ other goals.

The Eagles (1-2) won 17 faceoffs.

Caesar Rodney 14, Polytech 6: The Riders scored five unanswered first-quarter goals before improving to 5-0.

Joshua Cosden (4 goals, 1 assist), Demetrius Stevenson (3 goals, 2 assists), Jared Wagenhoffer (3 goals, 1 assist) and Evan McCleary (2 goals, 1 assist) were all multiple-goal scorers for CR. Jacob Stant made seven saves as the Riders held a 42-15 edge in shots.

Zach Trabaudo had a team-high four goals for the Panthers with Patrick O’Brien adding two. Christian Brooks made 16 saves.

Milford 11, Indian River 8: Alex Herka netted four goals with Conor Christie adding three goals and an assist in the Buccaneers’ South win.

Jonathan Gaglione also scored twice, including the 100th goal of his career. Shane Gaglione made 15 saves.

Lake Forest 18, Woodbridge 10: The Spartans improved to 4-1 with the Henlopen South victory.

Cape Henlopen 21, Sussex Central 0: Luke D’Ambrogi posted three goals and an assist in the Vikings’ Henlopen North win.

Andre Currie, Blake Gioko, Ryan Diacont, Robert Rickenbach and Adem Tekman all added two goals apiece,

GIRLS, Dover 11, Smyrna 7: Grace Gast netted seven goals and an assist as the Senators improved to 4-1.

Riley McQuaide scored the other four goals for Dover, which outshot the Eagles, 21-7.

The Senators, who led 8-5 at halftime, also got seven saves from Regan Torbert.

Juliana Kolakowski had a team-high three goals and an assist for Smyrna with Taylor Brittingham adding a pair of goals. Katelynn Porter stopped 14 shots.

Sussex Academy 17, Sussex Tech 8: The Seahawks outscored the Ravens, 12-4, in the second half to put away the victory.

Bella Kwan (5 goals, 2 assists), Clara Elliott (4), Kelsey Smith (3 goals, 3 assists), Molly Martiner (2 goals, 5 assists) and Madison Burke (2) were all multiple-goal scorers for Sussex Academy.

Grace Scott made 11 saves.

Kathryn Giles had four goals to lead Sussex Tech with Kayla Horn scoring twice.

Cape Henlopen 19, Indian River 0: The Vikings tallied 13 first-half goals in the Henlopen Conference win.

Smyrna 16, Sussex Tech 7: In a Henlopen Conference game played Monday, Juliana Kolakowski tallied five goals and an assist to pace the Eagles.

Jessica Bergold (3 goals), Taylor Brittingham (2) and ShiAnn Steele) (2) were also multiple goal scorers for Smyrna, which led 10-4 at halftime.

Katelynn Porter made nine saves.

Kathryn Giles had four goals for the Ravens, who also got two goals from Morgan Johnson and 18 saves from Breonda Wright.

Baseball

Delmar 12, Chincoteague, Va. 0: Jordan Haddaway threw a six-inning no-hitter with eight strikeouts for the Wildcats,

Delmar finished with 10 hits, capping off the win with six runs in the sixth.

Girls’ soccer

Padua 2, Caesar Rodney 1: All three goals were scored in the first half of Tuesday’s showdown between the Pandas and Riders at DE Turf Complex.

Megan Rigsby scored for CR (3-1) while goalie Morgan Desaulniers made 12 saves.

Laurel 4, Delmarva Christian 4: Leah Schlabach’s goal in the 72nd minute gave the Royals the tie.

Sara Walton scored the first three Delmarva Christian goals.

Lyncie Etienne, Dasha Perez-Rubio and Cindy Murat all scored for the Bulldogs.

Softball

Indian River 17, Seaford 0: Abigail O’Shields and Isabell Alley combined to pitch a five-inning one-hitter in the Indians’ conference win on Tuesday.

IR broke open a 2-0 game with 10 runs in the second, finishing with 19 hits.

Tome 17, St. Thomas More 6: The Ravens led 6-4 before Tome scored seven runs in the sixth and six more in the seventh.

College basketball

Hens sign one recruit: Delaware men’s basketball coach Martin Ingelsby announced that Matt Veretto has signed a National Letter of Intent with UD.

Veretto, a 6-foot-7 forward from Manchester, Conn., averaged 19 points and 11 rebounds during his senior season, earning first-team All-State honors.

He was a member of East Catholic High School teams that went 77-6 during his final three years, leading the squad to three CCC titles and the 2017 state championship.

“Matt is a versatile, hard-nosed forward who adds length and shooting ability to our frontcourt,” Ingelsby said. “He has a high basketball IQ and plays with an energy and edge about him that will make an immediate impact on our basketball program. We are very excited to have Matt and the Veretto as part of the Blue Hen basketball family.”

Veretto is the second member of the Blue Hens’ 2018 recruiting class, along with 6-3 guard Ithiel Horton, who signed in November.

College baseball

Delaware 15, Lehigh 7: Freshman Joey Haass (Polytech) allowed just three hits and a run in five innings as the Blue Hens advanced to the Liberty Bell Classic finals.

Delaware (15-14) will face Lafayette in the Liberty Bell title game next Tuesday night at Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park.

Centerfielder Kevin Mohollen (3-for-3), Kyle Baker (2-for-6, 4 RBI) and freshman Ben Werkheiser (homerun) paced the Hens’ 14-hit attack.

College softball

Blue Hens sweep Hornets: Mariah Kondravy delivered four hits while Jordan Cargile pitched a gem in the opener as Delaware swept a doubleheader from Delaware State, 2-1 and 10-5.

In a scoreless opener, Micaela Cummings put the Hornets (9-23) on the board with an RBI single in the top of the eighth.

But the Blue Hens (10-25) answered with a pair runs in the bottom half to pull out the victory. Julia Solderitch scored the tying run before Kondravy lined a bases-loaded single to rightcenter to give Delaware the win.

Delaware then erupted for eight runs in the bottom of the second to take control of the nightcap.

College lacrosse

MEN, Wesley 9, Marymount 8: The Wolverines outscored Marymount, 3-1, in the fourth quarter to rally for the CAC win.

WOMEN, Marymount 17, Wesley 3: Brianna Bacon tallied her 21st and 22nd goals of the season in the first half while Stacey O’Neale added a second-half goal in the Wolverines’ CAC loss.

On defense, Rileigh Cypher scooped up three ground balls and caused two turnovers while Shelby Schirmer tallied 11 saves.

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