Roundup: Polytech shuts out Dover 2-0 in field hockey

Polytech’s Mackenzie Estrada (12) is congratulated on her first half goal against Dover at Polytech on Thursday. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Madilyn McKay scored once and assisted on another goal as the Polytech High field hockey team defeated Dover High 2-0 in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division contest on Thursday afternoon.

Mackenzie Estrada netted the go-ahead goal for Polytech in the first half. McKay added an insurance goal in the second off an assist by Cecilia Carter.

Polytech’s Lacy Bayley, right, goes for the ball as Dover’s Jada Kilgore defends at Polytech on Thursday. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Polytech moved to 5-2 overall and 2-1 against Henlopen North opposition. Dover was previously unbeaten against the Henlopen North but the Senators fell to 3-2-2 overall.

The Panthers outshot Dover 8-2 and held a 10-7 edge in penalty corners.

Holly Rembold made two saves to record the shutout.

Caesar Rodney 4, Milford 0: Four different players scored and Lauren Caulk made 14 saves as the Riders shut out the Buccaneers.

Ryan Tisher, Mollie Reed, Rebecca Webb and Stephanie Horne provided the goals for Caesar Rodney who improved to 3-5.

Smyrna 10, Seaford 0: Cassidy Cook, Jessica Bergold, Madeline Wilber and Julie Snow each scored a pair of goals to pace the Eagles to a victory.

Ashlyne Fowler and Alexis Moore also scored for Smyrna (5-2-1).

Lake Forest 9, Brandywine 0: Grace Aguilar’s hat trick led the Spartans in a nonconference matchup.

Dover’s goalie Kyra Woodard kicks ball away against Polytech at Polytech on Thursday. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Kaitlyn Stahre and Elle Wood added two goals apiece for Lake Forest. Maycee Collison and Katelynn Brown also scored while August Lewis made two saves in the shutout win.

Cape Henlopen 6, Sussex Central 0: The Vikings blew the game open with five goals in the second half.

Alia Marshall and Cameron Smith scored twice while Lindsay Monigle and Annie Judge chipped in a goal apiece.

Delmar 8, Indian River 0: Peyton Kemp had three goals and five other Wildcats contributed a goal.

Hailey Bitters, Payton Lynch, Morgan Bradford, Ashlyn Carr and Sasha Adams all scored for Delmar who remained unbeaten.

Woodbridge 3, Laurel 0: Morgan Chambers, Brooke Joseph and Erin Carey each scored in the Blue Raider victory.

Boys’ soccer

Smyrna 3, Polytech 0: Dakota Kerr gave Smyrna the lead in the first half then Dylan Chi and Cornelius Yancy added insurance goals in the second half for a Henlopen North victory.

Milford 4, Lake Forest 0: Jafet Gamboa Perez’s two goals helped lead the Buccaneers over Lake Forest.

Daniel Sanchez-Escalante and Landan Hajek also scored for Milford.

Sussex Central 3, Dover 0: Juan Perez, Rubelmin Perez and Christian Garcia netted first half goals in the Henlopen North win.

Cape Henlopen 1, Sussex Tech 0: Zack Gelof scored an unassisted goal in the first half and Jakob Gelof made 13 saves for the shutout.

Indian River 4, Seaford 2: Oscar Cruz scored twice while Wilbert Gomez and Jared Cordoba provided a goal apiece.

Woodbridge 1, Sussex Academy 0: The Blue Raiders scored a goal in the second half to earn the victory.

Volleyball

Caesar Rodney 3, Dover 2: The Riders won a five-sett in Henlopen North action, 26-28, 25-21, 25-13, 22-25, 15-8.

Jessica Crawford had nine kills to lead CR and Ana Lucia Villabona followed with eight.

Smyrna 3, Sussex Central 0: The Eagles picked up the Henlopen North win with a 25-6, 25-9, 25-18 result in straight sets.

Milford 3, Woodbridge 2: The Buccaneers took the fifth set 15-12 to edge Woodbridge in the Henlopen South matchup.

Cape Henlopen 3, Sussex Tech 0: The Vikings earned a Henlopen North victory in straight sets (25-14, 25-17, 25-15).

Women’s soccer

Drexel 2, Delaware 0: The Blue Hens (5-7-2, 2-3 CAA) had their opportunities in the first half, but ultimately could put a ball past Drexel (8-5-1, 3-1-1 CAA) goalie Christiana Ogunsami.

The Hens best chance of the match came in the 34th minute when Hannah Specht sent a perfect shot toward the net. The ball appeared to be heading into the back of the net until Ogunsami flashed across the net to make a highlight reel save.

Just eight minutes later, Drexel scored their first goal of the evening as Vanessa Kara found a streaking Madison Dunn on a corner. Delaware and Drexel continued to battle, but an 83rd-minute goal by Imani Walker secured the victory for the visitors.

Delaware goalkeeper Kailyn Rekos registered two saves in the loss. The Blue Hens return to action Sunday afternoon at William & Mary for a 2 p.m. contest.

The loss snapped Delaware’s four-game unbeaten streak against Drexel.

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