Roundup: Panthers blank Spartans in girls’ soccer

Dover’s Mai Gibson battles against Seaford in the first half at Dover on Tuesday. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Polytech High used a pair of second-half goals to register a 2-0 victory over Lake Forest in girls’ soccer on Tuesday evening.

Paxton McGinnity tallied both goals for Polytech after the two teams played a scoreless first half.

The victory was the fourth in a row for the Panthers (5-1).

Indian River 2, Sussex Tech 1: Madison Hogsten’s goal in the 78th minute snapped a 1-1 tie and lifted the Indians to the win.

Zena Lowman tallied a first-half goal for IR while Fabrea McCray made 10 saves. The Indians outshot the Ravens, 15-13.

Sussex Tech’s Ashley Nichols tied the game in the 55th minute with goalie Valencia Whealton stopping 13 shots.

Cape Henlopen 4, Woodbridge 0: Brooke Hollingsworth tallied back-to-back goals in the second half as the Vikings pulled away.

Hannah Bieler and Brayden Fannin also scored for Cape with Lucy Siranides making a pair of saves.

The Vikings held advantages of 15-2 in shots and 4-0 in corner kicks.

Emily-Lynn Adams made 11 saves for the Raiders.

Sussex Academy 1, Sussex Central 1: Glendy Sanchez-Garcia scored in the 78th minute to give the Golden Knights the tie.

Dover’s Aimee Petitdemange shoots toward the goal as teammate Sydni Warman looks on against Seaford in the first half at Dover on Tuesday. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Baleigh Lambert made 10 saves as both squads finished with 11 shots.

Savannah Sistrunk scored in the first half for the Seahawks while Kierstin made six saves.

Delmar 2, Smyrna 1: Marley Ruark and Logan Walls scored in the first half for the Wildcats.

Delmar outshot the Eagles, 23-12.

Marissa McClenton scored for Smyrna, which got 21 saves from Cassidy Cook.


Red Lion Christian 7, Polytech 4: The Panthers had their two-game winning streak snapped with the loss.

Sussex Central 9, Laurel 1: The Golden Knights broke the game open with a six-run third before posting the Henlopen Conference win on Monday.

Hayley McCabe pitched a two-hitter to earn the win with Morgan Burton contributing a pair of doubles.

Delmarva Christian 28, St. Thomas More 1: Jordyn DiFava homered for the Royals in the victory.


St. Thomas More 8, Delmarva Christian 7: The Ravens scored twice in the bottom of the seventh to earn its first victory.

Delmarva Christian outhit St. Thomas More, 11-6.

Col. Richardson 12, Woodbridge 2: Regan Ogden tripled for the Raiders in the nonconference loss.

Sussex Central 19, Laurel 0: Treyvell Toppin hit a pair of home runs while Kyle Briggs added a grand slam in the Golden Knights’ conference win on Monday.

Central finished with 17 hits and scored 12 runs in the sixth.


BOYS, Wicomico 20, Sussex Central 7: The Golden Knights dropped a nonconference decision on Monday.

Salisbury 7, Delmarva Christian 5: Hunter Smith and Colin Anderson both scored two goals for the Royals in the loss.

The contest was tied 4-4 going into the fourth quarter.

College track & field

Polytech’s Hillman wins award: After a record-setting weekend, Delaware junior Sarah Hillman has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Field Athlete of the Week.

At the Delaware Open, the Polytech High grad shattered two school records that she already owned as she won the shot put with a toss of 47-1.5 and captured the discus competition with a throw of 171-6.

Her toss in the shot put is the second best throw among CAA athletes this spring while her toss in the discus is tops among CAA performers and ranks 34th among all NCAA performers.

Wesley’s Streeter honored: Wesley College senior Elizsha Streeter was named Capital Athletic Conference Women’s Track Athlete of the Week.

Streeter posted a trio of top-10 performances at the Delaware Open last Saturday. She took third in the 200 meters (25.97), sixth in the 400 meters (59.88), and ninth in the 100 meters (12.64) in a field featured Division I competition.

Streeter currently has the top time in the 200-meter dash in the Mideast Region with a time of 25.31 seconds.

College softball

Hens drop two to St. Joe’s: Delaware dropped a non-conference doubleheader to Saint Joseph’s, 8-7 and 10-0.

In the opener, Leanna Gearhart and Mariah Kondravy each had two hits for the Blue Hens (17-18), while Anna Steinmetz drove home four.

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