Local roundup: Smyrna volleyball beats DMA for first time since 2011

The Smyrna High volleyball team celebrates winning the first set against DMA.
Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Smyrna High won the final two games to pull away to a 3-1 victory over Delaware Military in a non-conference volleyball match on Tuesday evening.

The Eagles won by scores of 25-19, 20-25, 25-10, 25-21 to improve to 3-2.

Smyrna had lost to the Seahawks seven years in a row, with its last victory over DMA coming in 2011.

Dover 3, Woodbridge 0: The Senators improved to 4-0 with the 25-9, 25-7, 25-5 victory.

Sussex Central 3, Howard 0: The Golden Knights topped the Wildcats by scores of 25-4, 25-11, 25-10.

Central was paced by Brenya Reid (9 kills, 4 aces), Victoria Jacobs (4 kills, 6 aces), Easla Wescott (3 kills, 2 aces, 7 assists) and Madelynn McTeer (1 kill, 7 aces, 6 assists).

Sussex Academy 3, Milford 2: The Seahawks posted the five-set win by scores of 25-13, 20-25, 25-17, 19-25, 15-13.

Charlee McDowell (8 kills, 3 aces, 6 digs), McKayla Ryan (7 kills, 4 blocks, 10 digs) and Giavonna Dorell (3 kills, 3 aces, 9 digs, 5 assists).

Newark Charter 3, Cape Henlopen 0: The Patriots took the match by scores of 25-15, 25-12, 25-14.

Emily Lamb had 13 digs for the Vikings with Kathryn Knarr, Rileigh Wilson and Madison Mahoney all contributing three kills.

Holly Grove Christian, Md. 3, Delmar 0: Holly Grove downed the Wildcats, 25-14, 25-5, 25-21.

Field hockey

Polytech 6, Caesar Rodney 0: Mairead McKibbin and Jazmine Winfield each scored twice to spark the Panthers.

Taylor Moore and Megan Popp picked up Polytech’s other goals. The Panthers scored four second-half goals.

Smyrna 3, Sussex Tech 1: Emily Thompson tallied a goal in each half to lead the Eagles to the Henlopen Conference win,

Jessica Bergold also scored in the second half as Smyrna (3-0) broke a 1-1 halftime tie. Brynn Rifino made seven saves as the Eagles finished with advantages of 9-7 in shots and 8-6 in corners.

Jayla Powell scored for the Ravens while Kayla Brady stopped seven shots.

Dover 5, Milford 1: Chelsea Johnson collected two goals and a pair of assists to pace the Senators.

Kyleigh Dill, Superia Clark and Alayna Gigliotti also scored for Dover, which tallied four second-half goals. The Senators held advantages of 15-5 in shots and 7-5 in corners.

Milford’s Eve Sekscinski stopped eight shots.

Indian River 9, Laurel 2: Kayler Townsend collected three goals and three assists with Rylie Cordrey scoring twice for the Indians.

Emma Ruley, Kinsley Hall and Kaylee Hall also scored for IR.

Olivia Rogers and Carlie Venables had the Bulldogs’ goals with Jillian Harwood and Taylor Rawlings stopping six shots apiece.

Lake Forest 3, Sussex Academy 0: Jessica Tyndall (1 assist), Elle Wood and Cassie Dempsey all scored first-half goals for the Spartans (3-0).

August Lewis made six saves as Lake Forest finished with edges of 21-6 in shots and 7-4 in corners,

The Seahawks’ Gianna Voges made 18 saves.

Cape Henlopen 5, Sussex Central 0: The Vikings scored three first-half goals en route to the conference win.

Woodbridge 10, Seaford 1: Amiah Tucker and Taylor Scott each scored three goals for the Raiders.

Woodbridge also got goals from Parker Keeler, Bethany Knutsen (1 assist), Esther Aguilar and Syerra Smith.

Cameron Knowles scored for the Blue Jays with Madelyn Breitenbach making 16 saves.

Boys’ soccer

Lake Forest 3, Mt. Pleasant 1: Riley Sapp netted a pair of second-half goals for the Spartans with Clay Antoine adding the other goal in the win.

Lake out-shot the Green Knights, 13-6.

Indian River 8, A.I. DuPont 0: Willem Lambertson, Jordan Illian and Erick Aguilera Baruch (1 assist) each scored two goals for the Indians (3-0). IR out-shot the Tigers, 22-3.

Milford 3, Seaford 0: Aaron Sollie, Samuel Dominguez and Ander Gutierrez-Perez all scored first-half goals for the Buccaneers (4-0), who out-shot the Blue Jays, 15-2.

Salesianum 3, Sussex Tech 0: Jodi Johnson made six saves for the Ravens, who were out-shot, 12-5.

Sussex Academy 3, Polytech 0: The Seahawks got goals from Dylan Mooney, Adison Browne and Marcos Espinoza Cortez in the victory.

Sussex Academy out-shot the Panthers, 8-5.

Polytech’s Christian Cote made five saves.

Delcastle 1, Smyrna 0: Shawn Mannering made 13 saves for the Eagles in the overtime loss.

Woodbridge 4, First State Military 1: The Raiders tallied two goals in each half.

College field hockey

Eastern 2, Wesley 1: The Wolverines (3-2) fell in overtime as Madison Cook scored Wesley’s lone goal and Lauren Berry made seven saves.

College volleyball

DSU’s Burnett honored again: Delaware State’s Ryanne Burnett was named MEAC Rookie of the Week again after averaging nearly three kills and two digs per set in four matches for the Hornets.

She recorded a double-double (17 kills, 11 digs) against Siena, hitting a week-best .341 in the match. Burnett ranks eighth in the MEAC in kills at 2.77 per set (108 total). She’s second on the Hornets in kills and third on the team with a .215 attack percentage.

College soccer

MEN, Temple 1, Delaware 0: The Owls scored the only goal of the match in the 49th minute as the Hens’ Nick DeShong made 13 saves.

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