Roundup: CR tops Polytech 2-0 in North soccer opener

CR’s Kyle wentling celebrates his first half goal against Polytech at CR on Thursday. (Delaware State News/Marc Clery)

Caesar Rodney High scored a goal in each half to down Polytech, 2-0, on Thursday night in its boys’ soccer Henlopen Conference Northern Division opener.

Kyle Wentling had a first-half goal with Thomas McPoyle adding a goal in the second half for the Riders (3-0 overall).

Goalie Nathan Reid earned the shutout with four saves for CR, which held advantages of 16-6 in shots and 5-1 in corner kicks.

The Panthers’ Ryan Hesterman made 10 saves.

Cape Henlopen 5, Dover 0: Zach Gelof tallied four goals in Cape’s North victory.

Bradley Seneus added the Vikings’ other goal with Jakob Gelof stopping five shots. Cape finished with advantages of 17-5 in shots and 7-2 in corner kicks.

Sean Quirk had 13 saves for the Senators.

Sussex Tech 4, Smyrna 3: Patrick Short scored all three second-half goals for the Ravens, who rallied from a 3-1 halftime deficit.

CR’s David Haynes battles against Polytech at CR on Thursday. (Delaware State News/Marc Clery)

Michael Barr added a first-half goal while goalies Robert Mitchell and Darvin Perez-Mendez combined for seven saves. Sussex Tech held advantages of 13-9 in shots and 5-3 in corner kicks.

Nicholas Taylor, Cornelius Yancy and Iverson Orozco-Lopez had first-half goals for the Eagles with Abdul Musa making 10 saves.

Milford 3, Delmar 1: Lensky Legros and Aaron Sollie scored first-half goals for the Buccaneers in the South victory.

Milford held advantages of 16-10 in shots and 6-0 in corner kicks.

William Schuyler scored for the Wildcats.

Indian River 7, Woodbridge 0: Oscar Cruz-Osario netted four goals and an assist as the Indians picked up the South win.

Yohanferde Leon Mejia, Edgardo Velasquez and Wilberth Gonzalez Gomez scored IR’s other goals with Zachary Neal and Bastian Perry combing for seven saves.

CR’s Chikezie Ikwuagwu, right, battles Polytech’s Lucas Besong at CR on Thursday. (Delaware State News/Marc Clery)

The Raiders got 16 saves from Leslie Hayes. The Indians finished with advantages of 30-8 in shots and 6-1 in corner kicks.

Sussex Academy 9, Lake Forest 1: The Seahawks tallied five unanswered second-half goals to close out the South victory.

Seaford 2, Laurel 1: Andy Elorge netted both Blue Jays’ goals while Monshaun Bennefield made 15 saves in the South win.

Ryan Lopez-Roblero scored for the Bulldogs.

Tri-State Christian, Md. 7, St. Thomas More 1: The Ravens scored their only goal in the second half.

Field hockey

Sussex Tech 3, Polytech 2: Morgan Johnson scored twice as the Ravens held off the Panthers in the Henlopen Conference contest.

Kira Short added the other goal for Sussex Tech, which led 3-1 at halftime. Grace Lee made 11 saves for the Ravens.

Polytech’s goalie Ryan Hesterman on a saveagainst CR at CR on Thursday. (Delaware State News/Marc Clery)

Polytech, which got goals from Devon Ott and Mairead McKibbin, finished with advantages of 16-10 in shots and 12-6 in corners. Holly Rembold stopped seven shots.

Indian River 1, Smyrna 0: Kaleigh Cordery’s first-half goal stood up to give the Indians the conference win.

Mya Parks earned the shutout with four saves as Smyrna held advantages of 16-4 in shots and 4-4 in corners.

Katelynn Porter had four saves for the Eagles.

Caesar Rodney 4, Sussex Central 2: Hollie Navarro scored twice as the Riders opened the season with a Henlopen Conference win.

Jessie Prillaman also scored for CR, which led 4-0 early in the second half. Jasmin Hall made 11 saves.

Madison Sockriter and Kailee Abbott scored for the Golden Knights, which held advantages of 12-11 in shots and 9-4 in corners.

Dover 0, Milford 0: Leah Barnett made 11 saves for the Buccaneers while Darby Brennan added a defensive save in the scoreless tie.

Madison Francois had a pair of saves for the Senators, who outshot Milford, 12-2. Both teams had nine corners.

Delmar 10, Lake Forest 1: Peyton Kemp tallied five of the Wildcats’ 10 goals in the conference win.

Ashlyn Carr added two goals with Paige Lynch, Olivia Twilley and Mya Kemp also scoring for Delmar, which held advantages of 38-6 in shots and 14-3 in corners.

Kaitlyn Stahr scored the Spartans’ goal.

Woodbridge 8, St. Thomas More 0: The Raiders netted six first-half goals en route to the win.

Laurel 5, Seaford 0: The Bulldogs blanked the Blue Jays in a Henlopen matchup.


Polytech 3, Dover 1: The Panthers posted the Henlopen Conference win by scores of 25-15, 25-20, 18-25, 26-24.

The Panthers were paced by Kaylee Williams (13 kills, 2 aces, 11 digs), Emily Campbell (6 kills, 3 aces, 22 digs) and Ashley Blaeuer (1 kill, 2 aces, 6 digs, 17 assists).

Smyrna 3, Cape Henlopen 0: The Eagles topped the Vikings, 25-12, 25-23, 25-33, in the Henlopen North match.

Cape Henlopen was led by Logan Shuttleworth (5 kills, 3 aces, 7 digs, 21 assists), Sophia Spinelli (13 kills) and Madeline Holt (9 kills).

Caesar Rodney 3, Sussex Central 0: The Riders downed the Golden Knights, 25-7, 25-6, 25-15.

Leading CR were Jessica Crawford (2 kills, 7 aces, 10 assists), Chloe Therese Mangubat (2 kills, 5 aces, 5 digs) and Kathryn Hannah (3 kills, 2 aces).

Milford 3, Seaford 0: The Bucs won the conference match, 25-13, 25-10, 25-18.

Nadia Delva had two kills and 10 aces for Milford with Celia Reinhardt adding three kills.

Indian River 3, Delmar 0: The Indians earned the win by scores of 25-10, 25-13, 25-9.

Leading IR were Raychel Ehlers (10 kills, 3 aces, 3 digs), Carly Collins (4 kills, 3 aces, 6 digs) and McKenzie Johnson (1 kill, 4 aces, 15 assists).

Concord 3, Sussex Tech 0: The Raiders won the closely-contested match, 25-23, 25-33, 26-24.

St. Thomas More 3, A.I. du Pont 2: The Ravens won the back-and-forth match, 25-23, 19-25, 25-17, 20-25, 15-13.

College soccer

WOMEN, George Washington 4, Delaware State 1: The Hornets fell to 0-8 with the loss on Thursday at DE Turf Complex.

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