Local roundup: Smyrna defeats Milford 4-2 in field hockey

Smyrna High tallied the first three goals of the game before posting a 4-2 victory over Milford in Henlopen Conference field hockey on Tuesday afternoon.

Madison Simpson, Emily Thompson (1 assist), Alexis Moore (1 assist) and Julie Snow (1 assist) all scored goals for the Eagles, who have won three games in a row.

Katelynn Porter made five saves for Smyrna. Milford held advantages of 10-9 in shots and 11-6 in corners.

Isabella Keesler-Evans stopped nine shots for the Buccaneers with Summer Davis scoring a goal.

Indian River 5, Caesar Rodney 3: The Indians scored the final three goals of the game to rally for the victory.

Rylie Cordrey (1 assist) scored IR’s first two goals with Emma Ruley, Brynn McCabe and Avery Congleton scoring the last three. Allyson Clark made four saves.

Haydan Lord tallied a pair of goals for CR, Madelyn Reed had one and Lauren Chalk made 16 saves. The Indians outshot the Riders, 22-7.

Polytech 6, Laurel 0: Mackenzie Estrada (1 assist), Lacy Bayley (2 assists) and Mairead McKibbin (2 assists) all scored twice for the Panthers (5-0).

Holly Rembold made four saves as Polytech outshot the Bulldogs, 31-4, while holding a 21-3 edge in corners.

Laurel’s Kaegen Brittingham stopped 22 shots.

Dover 8, Seaford 0: The Senators scored five second-half goals to put away the Henlopen win.

Sussex Tech 9, Woodbridge 0: The Ravens took control with four goals in the first half.


Indian River 3, Polytech 0: The Indians won the match by scores of 25-12, 25-13, 25-22, to post their fourth-straight victory.

Raychel Ehlers had 11 kills, Siera Johnson had seven kills and four aces while Marianni Chavez Rodriquez added 19 assists for IR.

Caesar Rodney 3, Lake Forest 1: The Riders (6-0) won the final three games to earn the 18-25, 25-9, 25-19, 25-17 victory and stay unbeaten.

CR was paced by Jessica Crawford (7 kills, 7 aces, 11 digs), Gabrielle Davis (2 aces, 5 digs, 13 assists) and Amanda Eric (6 kills, 4 blocks).

Cape Henlopen 3, Milford 0: The Vikings won the match by scores of 25-6, 25-4, 25-9.

Mikiyah Ennals had nine kills and an ace for Cape, Abigail Derrickson collected seven aces and 15 assists while Jocelyn contributed four kills and four aces.

Sussex Central 3, Sussex Academy 1: The Golden Knights downed the Seahawks, 22-25, 25-10, 25-23, 25-13.

Pacing Central were Brenya Reid (12 kills, 7 aces, 2 blocks, 11 digs), Amaya Harris (4 kills, 3 aces) and Makenna Messina (3 kills, 6 aces).

Boys’ soccer

Sussex Tech 3, Delmar 0: The Ravens netted a pair of first-half goals before picking up the victory.

Jilver Angel-Velasquez, Byron Suarez-Garcia and Jonathan Rocco all scored goals for Sussex Tech while Jodi Johnson made four saves.
The Ravens finished with advantages of 15-5 in shots and 5-3 in corner kicks.

Seth Walker stopped 11 shots for the Wildcats.

Milford 2, Polytech 0: Landan Hajek scored in the first half and Stone Davis scored in the second as the Buccaneers won their third game in a row.

Milford outshot the Panthers 9-3, and held a 4-0 edge in corner kicks.

Sussex Academy 3, Smyrna 2: The Seahawks edged the Eagles on an overtime goal.

Sussex Central 7, Lake Forest 0: Kel Ordonez-Garcia scored a pair of goals to pace the Golden Knights.

Five other players scored for Central, which outshot the Spartans, 15-3. Lake Forest held a 5-3 edge in corner kicks.

Cape Henlopen 6, Seaford 0: The Vikings got goals from six different players in the win.

Scoring for Cape were Ilarion Swallow, Danio Somoza-Lima, Juan Larez-Carrillo, Kannex Camarco, Christopher Gonzalez and Luke Gladfelter.

Woodbridge 11, Design Thinking 2: The Raiders netted seven first-half goals en route to the victory.

College field hockey

WOMEN, Virginia Wesleyan 2, Wesley 0: The Captains tallied a goal in each before blanking the Wolverines.

Bridget Wood made seven saves for Wesley (4-6), which was outshot 13-4.

College soccer

Ikwuagwu honored again: Wesley College senior forward Chimaobi Ikwuagwu was tabbed as the Atlantic East Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the third time this season.

The Caesar Rodney High grad recorded his first hat trick in a Wesley uniform in the Wolverines’ 4-1 win over Delaware Valley on Saturday. He scored all three of his goals in the second half of the game to seal the victory.

Ikwuagwu leads the Atlantic East in points (16) and goals (8).

WOMEN, Goucher 3, Wesley 2, OT: Megan Shacklock scored twice in the final eight minutes of regulation to tie the game but the Wolverines (4-2-1) lost in overtime.

Isabelle Fabris made four saves for Wesley. Both teams took 14 shots while Wesley held a 10-4 edge in corner kicks.

Wolverines sweep awards: The Wesley College women’s soccer team swept the Atlantic East Conference weekly awards for the second consecutive week as sophomore attacker Emily Caldarelli and freshman goalkeeper Isabelle Fabris picked up Player of the Week honors.

Caldarelli was named AEC Offensive Player of the Week after scoring two goals and dishing out five assists in Wesley’s two games on the week. Caldarelli leads the Atlantic East in points (18) and assists (8) and is currently tied for third in goals (5).

Fabris earned AEC Defensive Player of the Week laurels after making nine saves in Wesley’s 1-1 draw with Bryn Mawr on Saturday.


Wesley 3, Bryn Athyn 0: The Wolverines improved to 6-10 after posting the 25-13, 25-27, 25-23 victory.

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