Milford stays alive in Major softball tournament

Milford defeated Dover 17-2 in a Major League softball tournament elimination game on Thursday night

Macey Myers tripled, Stacey Deputy went 2-for-2 with a pair of RBI and Jada Allen and Cheyenne Frieze also had two RBI apiece.

Emily Brown doubled for Dover.

Milford will face the loser of tonight’s game between Smyr10dsn Milford vs Dover Softball 001na-Clayton and M.O.T. in the losers’ bracket finals on Saturday for a chance to reach the championship game of the double-elimination tournament.

Thursday was the second-straight day Milford had to win to stay alive. It beat Felton-Harrington 16-2 on Wednesday night.

Junior League

Camden-Wyoming 13, M.O.T. 12: Camden-Wyoming edged M.O.T. on Wednesday night to wrap up the District I title.

Bree Stevenson was 4-for-5 with a pair of doubles, Jada Courtney had two doubles and two RBI, Carrisa Thorne was 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored while Tasha Powell got the win in relief.

M.O.T. was led by Rian Godwin who went 3-for-5 with three RBI and a pair of runs.

C-W won the best-of-three series, 2-0, to advance to the state tournament, which starts on July 15 at New Castle County’s District II. C-W took the first game from M.O.T. 16-5.

Lower Sussex is the champion of Sussex County’s District III.

Baseball

American Legion, Fox Post-2 4, Post 10 Generals 1: Tyler Cullen pitched a complete-game two-hitter with 10 strikeouts as Fox Post 2 (10-2) picked up the win on Wednesday night.

The victory put the Kent County squad in first place in the state’s American Legion standings. Adrian Hill and Travis Dill both doubled for Fox Post 2, which rallied from a 1-0 deficit in the sixth inning.

Volleyball

DIAA expands state tourney: The Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association board of directors voted on Thursday to expand its girls’ volleyball state tournament.

The tourney, which had 16 teams last year, will now have 24 squads this coming school year. The top eight seeds will receive a first-round bye.

College golf

Hens’ Purcell qualifies for U.S. Amateur: University of Delaware golfer Kieran Purcell has qualified for the U.S. Amateur by finishing third in a regional qualifier in West Nyack, N.Y.

Purcell carded a three-over par score of 73-74-147 and then won a tiebreaker to qualify for the Amateur Championship. The U.S. Amateur will be held August 17-23 at Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia Fields, Illinois.

Purcell, a rising sophomore, is the third Blue Hen to qualify for the U.S. Amateur in the last seven years, joining Kevin McLister in 2009 and Justin Martinson in 2010.

Soccer

Dover camp slated: The City of Dover Parks & Recreation is holding a soccer camp for boys and girls ages 8-12 starting on July 13.

The camp will be held daily, July 13-17, from 9 a.m.-noon at Schutte Park. The fee is $25.

Call (302) 674-7541 or visit www.cityofdover.com/parks-recs-home/ for more information.

Football

Harrington Pop Warner holding signups: Registration for Pop Warner Football and Cheer are being held through July 20 at the Harrington Parks & Recreation office.

Forms can be found on the Henlopen Pop Warner website or can be picked up at the Harrington Parks & Rec office. A copy of the child’s birth certificate, a photo ID, a copy of the child’s physical and fourth marking period report card will also be needed.

Wesley hosting youth camps: Wesley College will be holding youth football camps starting on Sunday.

Wesley will host its overnight/day football/leadership camp for students entering fifth through ninth grade on July 12-15. On July 16 and July 17, there will be a day camp for students entering first through fourth grade. The Wolverine Football Camp is for students that would like to work on their fundamentals and skills in a fun and positive atmosphere.

Registration is available at the Wesley College Football website, or at http://athletics.wesley.edu/sports/fball/camps/camp.

The cost of the overnight camp at Wesley College is $325 or $200 for a commuter (meals included) for grades 5-9. The cost of the day camp for first through fourth graders is $100 (lunch included). Contact Coach Steve Azzanesi at 302-736-2386 or Steve.Azzanesi@wesley.edu for more information.

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