Roundup: Polytech tops Indian River 2-0 in field hockey

Special to the Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh

Polytech High scored a goal in each half to pick up a 2-0 victory over Indian River in Henlopen Conference field hockey on Tuesday afternoon.

Cam Dennis and Madison Knight both had goals for the Panthers (3-1 in conference, 5-1 overall). Goalie Holly Rembold had one save in posting Polytech’s second shutout of the season.

The Panthers outshot the Indians, 10-2, while IR held a 6-2 edge in corners. IR’s Mya Parks made five saves.

The loss was the first of the season for the Indians (4-1 in conference and overall).

Delmar 2, Dover 1: Logan Walls’ goal with 22:31 left in the game snapped a 1-1 tie as the undefeated Wildcats (5-0) pulled out the victory.

Peyton Kemp tied the contest for Delmar on a goal with 11:22 remaining before halftime. Madison Blewitt stopped seven shots.

Madison Francois made 19 saves to keep the Senators in the game despite the Wildcats holding advantages of 23-8 in shots and 18-3 in corners.

Kristen Adkins’ goal gave Dover its 1-0 lead early in the game.

Smyrna 4, Caesar Rodney 1: Four different players scored second-half goals as the Eagles overcame a 1-0 halftime deficit.

Madeline Wilber, Julie Snow, Jessica Bergold (1 assist) and Alexis Moore had Smyrna’s goals. The Eagles finished with advantages of 20-11 in shots and 15-10 in corners.

Goalie Elana Montejo had seven saves for Smyrna.

Jessie Prillaman scored for CR with Lauren Caulk stopping 13 shots.

Sussex Tech 3, Lake Forest 2: Goalie Grace Lee made 20 saves as the Ravens rallied from a 2-0 deficit despite being outshot 22-7.

Hannah Venables, Jazmyne Marino and Madison Parker all scored second-half goals for Sussex Tech (2-3), which won its second game in a row. The Ravens held a 6-5 edge in corners.

Kallie Moyer tallied both first-half goals for the Spartans while Brooke Tucker made four saves.

Milford 8, Seaford 0: Darby Brennan collected four goals and two assists for the unbeaten Buc (6-0).

Milford’s other goals came from Daphne Leighty, Courtney Kohel, Megan Fry and Rajene Bowe. The Bucs led 6-0 at halftime. Yeliz Kurt made 32 saves for the Blue Jays.

Boys’ soccer

Dover 2, Milford 1: Denggy Aldonza and Gavin Williams (1 assist) netted goals in the first half as the Senators (1-3) earned their first win.

Sean Quirk made six saves for Dover. Both squads took 10 shots; Milford held a 6-4 edge in corner kicks.

Eshnightder Estime scored the Buccaneers’ goal with Miguel Morales-Lopez making six saves.

Caesar Rodney 9, Delmar 0: Thomas McPoyle (2 assists) scored three of the Riders’ first three goals as CR (3-3) won its third game in a row.

Ricardo Hernandez scored twice with Zachary Davis (1 assist), Steven Ferrandino (2 assists), David Haynes (1 assist) and Ian Bernat adding the Riders’ other goals. Nathan Reid made four saves.

CR held advantages of 29-4 in shots and 6-2 in corner kicks.

Polytech 4, Woodbridge 1: Marco Maddalena scored three goals for the Panthers (6-0), who stayed undefeated.

Bryce Wahinya also scored for Polytech with Joshua Wingfield collecting two assists. Christopher Albury scored for Woodbridge.

Indian River 5, Cape Henlopen 3: The Indians built a 4-1 lead before holding off the Indians.

Oscar Cruz-Osorio (2 assists) scored in the 78th minute. Johan de jesus Cordoba had two goals with Wilberth Gonzalez-Gomez and Andrew White also scoring goals.

Kevin Calles-Zamora made 12 saves for IR, which finished with advantages of 18-15 in shots and 10-5 in corner kicks.

Zachary Gelof had two of Cape’s goals with Dane Palmer adding the third. Alan Marin-Quiroz made 13 saves.

Sussex Academy 1, Smyrna 0: The Seahawks used a first-half goal to earn the win.

Sussex Tech 8, Seaford 0: Eliel Gonzalez-Gomez (1 assist) and Patrick Short tallied two goals each.

Sussex Tech also got goals from Axel Guox-Chun (1 assist), Joshua Artiga (1 assist), Donald Tingle and Denilson Ramos-Perez. The Ravens held advantages of 17-2 in shots and 8-3 in corner kicks.

Evan Niblett stopped 12 shots for Seaford.


Caesar Rodney 3, Delmar 2: The Riders took the tiebreaker to earn the win. CR won by scores of 24-26, 25-11, 25-17, 18-25, 15-13.

Leading the way for the Riders were Sara Cessna (11 kills, 7 aces, 6 blocks, 5 digs), Shivani Modi (9 kills, 4 digs) and Ana Lucia Villabona (2 kills, 11 digs, 29 assists).

Cape Henlopen 3, Lake Forest 0: The Vikings won the match by scores of 25-15, 25-12, 25-11.Leading Cape were Logan Shuttleworth (4 kills, 10 aces, 6 digs, 20 assists), Abigail E’Nama (6 kills, 3 blocks) and Madeline Holt (5 kills, 2 digs).

Dover 3, Seaford 0: The Senators posted the victory by scores of 25-11, 25-11, 25-9.

Smyrna 3, Indian River 0: The Eagles earned the win by scores of 25-8, 25-23, 25-13.

Sussex Tech 3, Woodbridge 0: The Ravens registered a 25-16, 25-17, 25-14 victory. Pacing Sussex Tech were Moriah Reid (6 kills, 3 digs, 3 assists), Brooke Ward (5 kills, 4 digs) and Shannon Lord (5 aces, 11 assists).

Milford 3, Sussex Central 0: The Buccaneers won the match by scores of 25-19, 26-24, 25-20.

College field hockey

Hens up to No. 10 in poll: Delaware moved up two spots to No. 10 in this week’s Penn Monto/NFHCA Division I Coaches Poll.

Delaware (8-2) went 2-0 on the week with wins over No. 20 Albany and at Lafayette and collected 468 points in the rankings.

The three-time reigning conference champion Hens open CAA action this weekend at No. 19 James Madison for a 6 p.m. start Friday.

College soccer

UD’s Brosler honored: Delaware’s Madison Brosler was named the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week in women’s soccer.

Brosler led the Hens to a 2-0 week as she scored the game-winning goal just two minutes into overtime in a 2-1 victory over Northeastern Friday night and then netted the first goal in a 2-1 win over Hofstra Sunday.

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