Local roundup: Smyrna shuts out Caesar Rodney 5-0 in field hockey

Smyrna’s Alexis Moore, left, celebrates with teammate Madison Steele after the Eagles scored a first-half goal against Caesar Rodney on Tuesday. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Smyrna High tallied three second-half goals to close out a 5-0 victory over Caesar Rodney in Henlopen Conference field hockey on Tuesday afternoon.

Alexis Moore (1 assist) and Madison Simpson each scored twice with Madison Steele adding the first goal for the Eagles (1-1). Goalie Katelynn Porter made four saves.

Lauren Caulk stopped four shots for the Riders, who held a 10-5 edge in corners.

Polytech 2, Indian River 1: Mairead McKibbin’s goal with 14:53 remaining broke a 1-1 tie and kept the Panthers (3-0) unbeaten.

Mackenzie Estrada tallied a first-half goal while also assisting on the game-winner for Polytech, which held advantages of 18-4 in shots and 8-2 in corners.

Rylie Cordrey tied the contest for the Indians with 29:14 left while Allyson Clark made nine saves.

Lake Forest 2, Sussex Tech 2: Lilly Short scored with 8:32 left in regulation to tie the contest for the Ravens.

Macenzie Hastings scored a first-half goal for Sussex Tech in a game that was tied 1-1 at intermission. Kayla Brady stopped 11 shots.

Maycee Collison tallied both Lake Forest goals with August Lewis making 16 shots. Sussex Tech outshot the Spartans, 18-13, and held a 13-9 edge in corners.

Delmar 7, Dover 0: The Wildcats finished with advantages of 27-4 in shots and 16-2 in corners as Delmar blanked the Senators.

Kelly Davis made four saves to earn the shutout for the Wildcats (4-0), who led 4-0 at halftime.

Kyra Woodard made 19 saves for the Senators.

Boys’ soccer

St. Georges 5, Sussex Academy 2: Adison Browne netted both Seahawk goals in the loss.

Gregory Ewing made 12 saves for Sussex Academy, which was outshot 17-8.


Caesar Rodney 3, Sanford 0: The Riders (4-0) swept the Warriors by scores of 25-12, 25-18, 25-13.

Leading CR were Jessica Crawford (5 kills, 4 aces, 4 digs), Geena Edmanson (3 kills, 6 aces, 6 digs) and Kathryn Hannah (4 kills, 2 aces, 3 digs).

St. Thomas More 3, Seaford 0: The Ravens earned the victory by scores of 25-5, 25-3, 25-12.

Woodbridge 3, ECHS@DSU 1: The Raiders picked up the win, 26-24, 25-20, 20-25, 25-16, over the Hornets.

Leading Woodbridge were Cha’Kya Johnson (4 kills, 11 aces, 2 blocks, 4 assists), Eve Moore (3 kills, 5 aces, 6 digs, 3 assists) and Ashley Williams (4 kills, 3 aces, 5 digs, 2 assists).

Indian River 3, Cape Henlopen 0: The Indians downed the Vikings by scores of 25-14, 25-13, 25-16.

Newark Charter 3, First State Military 0: The Patriots won the match by scores of 25-5, 25-5, 25-5.

College field hockey

Eastern 1, Wesley 0: Eastern scored the game’s lone goal in the 38th minute to edge the Wolverines.

Wesley (4-2) had a chance to tie it up on a three-on-one counter attack in the 61st minute but Kaila Hindt’s shot was stopped by Eastern’s Marly Redfield.

Natalie Quigley tallied a pair of defensive saves while Alexis Howerin recorded one. Lauren Berry made seven saves.

College basketball

DSU adds to women’s staff: Delaware State first-year women’s basketball head coach Dave Caputo has announced the hiring of Samera Marsh, Brittany Christian and Brittany Brown as assistant coaches.

Marsh most recently served as an assistant coach/recruiting coordinator at Long Island University of the Division I Northeast Conference from 2016-to-2018.

Christian joins the DSU staff after a year as the head coach at Northwest Kansas Technical College. Brown was head coach at Community College of Rhode Island since 2013.

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