Local roundup: Sussex Central wins battle of Georgetown over Sussex Tech 30-16

Sussex Central High downed Sussex Tech, 30-16, in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division football matchup on Friday night.

The victory was the fourth in a row for the Golden Knights (4-1 North, 6-1 overall). Central has also won 16 straight home games.

The Ravens are 2-2 in the North, 3-4 overall.

Lake Forest 44, Seaford 0: The Spartans improved to 2-1 in the Henlopen South, 6-1 overall with the shutout win.

Woodbridge 22, Laurel 7: The Blue Raiders pulled away in the second half to post the Henlopen South victory.

Woodbridge is 2-0 in the South, 7-0 overall.

The Bulldogs had a three-winning streak snapped to fall to 3-4 overall.

Delmar 34, Indian River 13: The Wildcats won their second game in a row to improve to 2-0 in the South, 5-2 overall.

First State Military 21, Wilmington Charter 14: The Bulldogs evened their record at 3-3 with the victory.

College field hockey

Delaware 2, Towson 1: It wasn’t pretty, but in the end No. 11 Delaware collected the win Friday evening at Rullo Stadium.

Junior Femke Strien scored her career-best 10th goal of the season to give the Hens the 1-0 advantage in the 32nd minute.

Just seven minutes later, freshman Ashlyn Carr (Delmar) put Delaware ahead, 2-0. Redshirt senior Sydney Rhodes made two huge saves for the Hens in her 12th start of the season.

Delaware has won a program-record 20 straight CAA regular-season games.

The Blue Hens are now 36-5-1, including a 17-2-0 mark at home, against Towson since the first-ever meeting in 1972. UD has won eight straight over the Tigers by a margin of 34-4.

College volleyball

North Carolina Central 3, Delaware State 2: North Carolina Central won the last two sets for a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Delaware State in a MEAC contest.

The Hornets dropped their second straight match to fall to 8-14 overall and 3-4 in the MEAC. The Eagles won for the first time in five matches to improve to 4-18 and 3-4.

North Carolina Central won the first set 25-15. DSU evened the match with 26-24 victory in set two. The Hornets opened up a 2-1 lead with a 25-21 win in the third set, but the Eagles took set four 25-20 to stay alive in the match.

NCCU posted a 15-12 victory in the decisive fifth set.

Mayah Ngundam led Delaware State with 13 kills to match her season high. Jordan Vang and Sydney Armbrister added 10 kills each for the Hornets. DSU’s Freja Gortz had a career-high 43 assists to lead all players, while Jasmal Cruz (fr.) led DSU with 19 digs.

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