Local roundup: Wood’s goal lifts Lake Forest by Dover 1-0 in field hockey

Elle Wood’s first-half goal stood up as Lake Forest High topped Dover, 1-0, in Henlopen Conference field hockey on Monday evening.

Mikayla Smith made four saves with August Lewis adding one to earn the shutout for the Spartans (2-0).

Lake Forest outshot the Senators, 9-8, and held a 9-5 edge in corners.

Richana Brown made eight saves for Dover (0-2).

Delmarva Christian 17, St. Thomas More 0: Erin Parker tallied five goals and a pair of assists to pace the Royals (2-0).

Alannah Van Gorp made eight saves for the Ravens.


Dover 3, Sussex Tech 0: The Senators won the Henlopen North match by scores of 25-15, 25-10, 25-20.

The Ravens got five kills from Sarah Perdue, four aces from Karly Davis and eight assists from Karleigh Hunter.

College soccer

MEN, Delaware 3, Pittsburgh 3: The Blue Hens scored twice late in regulation to rally from a 3-1 deficit.

Timo Hummrich scored on a penalty kick in the 66th minute before Ryan Mertz knotted the score in the 80th minute. Hummrich netted Delaware’s first goal as well.

College volleyball

Hornets’ Burnett wins MEAC award: Delaware State outside hitter Ryanne Burnett (fr.) has been the Rookie of the Week by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference for her performance at the Lafayette/Lehigh Crosstown Tournament.

Burnett tallied 31 kills on 81 attempts (.198 hitting pct.), to go along with three aces, nine digs and two blocks in three tournament matches. Burnett had a career-best 19 kills on 46 attacks (.239) and five aces vs. Lafayette last Friday.

UD’s setter honored again: Delaware freshman setter Ezgi Basaranlar earned CAA Rookie of the Week honors after a weekend that included three 30-plus assist performances to help the Blue Hens go 3-0 at the Retriever Challenge.

Basaranlar earned all-tournament team recognition. She capped off her weekend with a career-high 54-assist performance that went along with three service aces, two kills and two blocks with five digs against UMBC.

College golf

Nieves ties UD mark: Roberto Nieves continued a remarkable start to his sophomore season by firing a 64 and a 69 on Monday to end the first day of the Golfweek Program Championship in third place.

Nieves’s first round 64 on the par 70, 6,526-yard Caledonia Golf & Fish Club course ties the UD single round record of 64 set by Justin Martinson in 2010.

Khunsri paces DSU women: Delaware State’s Baipor Khunsri tied for fourth at the two-day William & Mary Women’s Golf Invitational at Kingsmill Resort-River Course. Khunsri carded a three-round score of 223 (+7).

She picked up a spot in the final standings after entering Monday’s final round tied for fifth place.

Blue Hen women in third: The Delaware women’s golf team opened its fall season with a pair of solid rounds as the Blue Hens ended the first day of the Golfweek Program Championship in third place.

Delaware fired rounds of 292 and 295 on Monday, finishing the day in third place out of 15 squads with a 587 total. Florida Atlantic leads the field at 585, followed by High Point at 586 and the Blue Hens.

Local auto racing

Watson tops big blocks: Jordan Watson clinched the Big Block Modified season title with his victory in the feature event at Delaware International Speedway over the weekend.

H.J. Bunting put pressure on Watson in the closing laps. Watson fended off Bunting with multiple maneuvers around the half mile but began to have his hands full when the pair hit lapped traffic.

Watson, however, came out unscathed and with the win he mathematically secured the championship.

In the AC Delco Modifieds, Scott Hitchens put the pressure on Mike White for the lead. White put up a fight, but it was Hitchens that prevailed for the win.

Ross Robinson took the Super Late Model feature while Steven Drevicki won the USAC East Coast Sprints event in their points season finale.

Matt notched his eight win of the season in Crate Late Models while Kelly Putz picked up the win in the Vintage Modified division. Former drag racing veteran turned dirt track rookie David Tucker grabbed the checkered flag in the Vintage Sportsman division with Robert Smith taking Delaware Super Trucks.

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