Roundup: Eagles top Riders in Henlopen North volleyball

Smyrna’s Sarah Workman spikes for a point against Caesar Rodney at CR on Thursday. (Delaware State News/Marc Clery)

Smyrna knocked off Caesar Rodney in straight sets in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division volleyball matchup on Thursday night.

The Eagles stayed undefeated against Henlopen North teams.

Set scores were 25-15, 25-13 and 25-8.

Cape Henlopen 3, Polytech 0: Sophia Spinelli recorded 15 kills as the Vikings won 25-10, 27-25, 25-15.

Indian River 3, Milford 0: The Indians downed Milford by set scores of 25-10, 25-13, 25-13.

Caesar Rodney’s Jessica Shuba digs against Smyrna at CR on Thursday.

Woodbridge 3, Seaford 2: The Blue Raiders took the Henlopen South contest thanks to a 15-3 result in the fifth set.

Sussex Tech 3, Sussex Central 0: Gracen Banning topped the Ravens with six kills as Sussex Tech won 25-14, 25-18, 25-20.

Smyrna’s Sophia Basler spikes against Caesar Rodney’s Elizabeth Yocher and Sara Cessna at CR on Thursday.

Lake Forest 3, Glasgow 0: The Spartans earned a nonconference victory on Thursday.

Field hockey

Caesar Rodney 3, Sussex Tech 2: Mollie Reed’s second half goal broke a 2-2 tie and gave the Riders an important Henlopen North win.

Jessie Prillaman netted a pair of goals in the first half for Caesar Rodney. Sussex Tech was led by goals from Baylee Ketterman and Alyssa Layfield.

Milford 2, Sussex Central 0: Emily Sylvester scored in the first half and Vanasha Daniels added an insurance goal in the second half in a shutout over the Golden Knights.

Lake Forest 11, Seaford 0: Kaitlyn Stahre’s three goals paced the Spartans while Elle Wood and Maci Carter chipped in a pair of goals each.

Delmar 9, Woodbridge 0: Peyton Kemp scored three goals and Ashlyn Carr also had a multi-goal game with a pair as the Wildcats remained unbeaten.

Boys’ soccer

Caesar Rodney 8, Smyrna 2: David Haynes, Tommy McPoyle and Chikezie Ikwuagwu each had a two-goal game in the Henlopen North victory.

Caesar Rodney’s Sara Cessna hits against Smyrna at CR on Thursday.

Tommy Pomatto and John Spadavecchia provided the other two goals for the Riders. Albert Toe and Cornelius Yancy scored the goals for Smyrna.

Cape Henlopen 1, Polytech 0: Ulysis Slagle’s second half goal lifted the Vikings over the Panthers.

Indian River 2, Milford 0: Esly Carmona scored once and assisted on another goal in Indian River’s Henlopen South victory.

Oscar Cruz netted the other goal for the Indians.

Dover 3, Middletown 1: The Senators scored twice in the first half and added another in the second half in the nonconference contest.

Laurel 3, Lake Forest 1: All of Laurel’s three goals came in the second half as the Bulldogs earned a Henlopen South win.

Sussex Academy 2, Delmar 1: A goal in each half helped carry Sussex Academy over the Wildcats.

Women’s soccer

College of Charleston 3, Delaware 0: The Blue Hens (5-9-2, 2-5 CAA) fell behind early Thursday, as Cougars (8-5-1, 3-2-1 CAA) junior Laura Ortega scored a pair of goals just 85 seconds apart.

UD and Charleston played the remainder of the first half without either team scoring. Following the halftime break, CoC added a 70th-minute goal when Ana Lesmes beat Kailyn Rekos.

In the loss, Rekos made one save. Senior Krista Trinidad tallied a pair of shots.

Women’s golf

UD’s Post earns coaching honor: Patty Post, the University of Delaware Director of Golf Programs, has been named the Northeast Section Coach of the Year by the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Teaching & Club Professional membership.

Post was one of five college coaches to win sectional awards along with Jessica Steward of Lamar, Therese Hession of Therse Hession, Kelley Hester of Furman, and Christie Quinn. Those five are eligible for the National Coach of the Year award, which will be selected by the LPGA T&CP National Awards Selection Committee during the coming weeks.

The award is the second in four years for Post, who was named the LPGA T&CP sectional and national coach of the year in 2014.

Post is currently in her seventh season leading the Blue Hen women’s golf team, and her first as the Director of Golf Programs. She has earned CAA Women’s Golf Coach of the Year honors.

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