Roundup: Caesar Rodney boys advance to lacrosse semifinals

Josh Cosden scored seven goals to lead Caesar Rodney High to a 14-7 victory over Appoquinimink High in the quarterfinals of the DIAA boys’ lacrosse state tournament on Saturday.

The Riders, the tournament’s second seed, advanced to play sixth-seeded Wilmington Friends on Wednesday. The contest will be played at Caravel Academy (8 p.m.).

Noah Longest scored twice and added four assists Saturday for Caesar Rodney. Demetrius Stevenson and James Cava also scored twice.

The Riders outshot the Jaguars 43-21. Jacob Stant recorded six saves in goal for the Riders.

Baseball

Cape Henlopen 12, Newark Charter 2: Zack Gelof hit a leadoff home run to send Cape on its way to a five-inning victory in the second round of the state tournament.

Jake Gelof and Austin Elliott each had a pair of hits. Elliott doubled twice and drove in four runs while Gelof doubled once and drove in three runs.

The Vikings will play Appoquinimink on Wednesday in the quarterfinals.

St. Mark’s 9, Sussex Central 1: Cade Keeler drove in the lone run for the Golden Knights who fell in the second round.

College track and field

Wolverines with strong performance at nationals: Five Wesley track and field athletes capture All-American status on the final day of the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, hosted by the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse.

The men’s 4×400-meter relay team of TySean Cousar, Dominic McAnulty, John Heriot and Thomas Kalieta Jr. narrowly missed becoming national champions, as they finished second in the race with a school and conference record time of 3:08.26. Their time is the fourth-fastest in NCAA Division III history. The exchange after the first leg between Cousar and McAnulty gave Wesley a lead. Strong running by Heriot and Kalieta put Wesley in position to win. Mount Union’s A.J. Digby, who competed in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio, overtook Kalieta at the last second to take the win.

Kalieta also became an All-American in the 400-meter dash with a fifth-place finish in the event with a time of 47.06 seconds.

Roland Attoh-Okine became a four-time All-American in the hurdles with a seventh-place finish in the 110-meter hurdles. He crossed the line in 14.751, edging Storm Malone of Corland by thousandths of a second.

Tre’ Johnson placed 16th in the triple jump with a mark of 14.30 meters (46-11).

The women’s 4×100-meter relay team were disqualified due to an exchange violation.

As a team, the men finished in a tie for 15th place with 14 points.

College baseball

Seibert an All-American for Wesley: Wesley senior shortstop Chris Seibert was named a Third Team All-American by D3baseball.com and Rawlings/American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)

It is the second year in a row that a Wesley baseball player landed on an All-American team by both organizations after Trey Mears was a First Team All-American in 2017.

Seibert led the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) in hitting (.475), on-base percentage (.552) and slugging percentage (.850). He currently ranks fifth in NCAA Division III in batting average and on-base percentage and seventh in slugging percentage. He also tied for third in the CAC in home runs (10) and tied for seventh in runs batted in (43) and doubles (13).

In his career, Seibert is Wesley’s all-time leader in batting average and home runs. He hit .425 with 27 home runs for his career. He is also tied for third in career doubles (39), fourth in career runs batted in (141) and seventh in career hits (173).

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