Roundup: Second half leads CR over Tech

Caesar Rodney High scored twice in the second half to post a 3-1 victory over Sussex Tech in Henlopen Conference Northern Division girls’ soccer on Thursday evening.

With the contest tied 1-1 at halftime, Macy Ramsey scored in the 56th minute before Laynee Ford added an insurance goal 23 minutes later for the Riders (3-0 North, 7-2 overall).

CR’s Maci Agliio tallied a first-half goal while goalie Marianna Nuzzo made six saves. The Riders outshot the Ravens, 21-8, and held a 7-0 edge in corner kicks.

Valencia Whealton made 17 saves for Sussex Tech with Alexis Singh scoring a goal in the 36th minute to knot the score at 1-1.

Indian River 5, Lake Forest 1: Madison Hogsten scored three goals, including the last two of the game, as the Indians picked up a key Henlopen South victory.

Zena Lowman and Samantha Whelen (2 assists) also scored for IR (4-0 South, 7-1 overall). Goalie Fabrea McCray made four saves as the Indians finished with advantages of 14-5 in shots and 2-0 in corner kicks.

Hannah Fox scored on a penalty kick for the Spartans (3-1 South, 5-4) with Brooke Tucker making five saves.

Smyrna 2, Dover 0: Marissa McClenton and Casey Bell each scored goals to lead the Eagles to the North win.

Cassidy Cook had four saves as Smyrna finished with advantages of 13-4 in shots and 4-1 in corner kicks.

Dover’s Brittney Rosello made 11 saves.

Milford 3, Sussex Academy 1: Daphne Leighty scored the first and last goals in the Buccaneers’ Henlopen South win.

Melina Hudson also scored for Milford, which held edges of 9-7 in shots and 3-2 in corner kicks.

Delaney Smith scored for the Seahawks.

Cape Henlopen 2, Sussex Central 0: Brooke Hollingsworth (1 assist) tallied a first-half goal and Lindsey Swontek scored in the second half to pace the Vikings.

Cape held advantages of 13-2 in shots and 8-0 in corner kicks.

Central’s Baleigh Lambert made 11 saves.

Woodbridge 4, Laurel 1: Anahi Morales-Rivera netted three goals to lead the Raiders to the South win.

Janae Craft also scored for Woodbridge.

Emmanuela Charles-Aine scored the Bulldogs’ goal.

Red Lion Christian 5, Delmarva Christian 2: Claire Marshall made 10 saves for the Royals in the setback.

Mara Agapito and Hannah Slacum scored Delmarva Christian’s goals.

Baseball

Cape Henlopen 6, Dover 1: David Erickson limited the Senators to four hits, striking out six in 6 2/3 innings, as the Vikings handed Dover its first Henlopen Conference loss.

Erickson also doubled, drove in a pair of runs and walked three times for Cape, which scored three runs in both the first and second innings. Noah Piper (triple) and Zack Gelof (doubled) as the Vikings finished with five hits in the contest.

Noah Lanouette homered in the fifth for Dover (7-1 in conference, 8-2 overall).

Smyrna 10, Caesar Rodney 1: Nolan Henderson pitched a four-hitter and also had three hits, with a pair of doubles and two RBI, to lead the Eagles.

Henderson struck out seven and walked only one in the complete game.

Smyrna led only 3-1 before scoring five runs in the third to take control. Jeremy Carrow and Caden Naylor both had two hits with an RBI for the Eagles.

Austin Russell drove in the Riders’ run.

Seaford 4, Delmar 1: Evan Nibblett pitched a three-hitter as the Blue Jays picked up the conference win.

Seaford scored three runs in the top of the third to open up a 4-0 advantage.

Softball

Smyrna 5, Caesar Rodney 2: The Eagles scored the last four runs to overcome a 2-1 deficit in the Henlopen Conference contest.

Lexi Moore, Sara Miller and Olyvia Smith all had multiple hits for Smyrna. Smith also earned the win after allowing no runs or hits in three 2/3 innings of relief.

Jada Courtney had a hit and drove in a run for the Riders.

Delmarva Christian 9, Holly Grove Christian 1: Camryn Thompson threw a one-hitter with 13 strikeouts for the Royals (8-2),

Jordyn DiFava collected two doubles, a triple and five RBI with Camryn Breasure (2-for-3) and Siera Jones (2 runs) both driving in a pair of runs.

Sussex Tech 14, Indian River 12: The Ravens built a 12-5 lead before holding off the Indians for the conference win on Wednesday.

Shannon Lord, Brooke Ward, Rylee Shockley, Corrin Fariss and Jenna Calloway each contributed two hits to Sussex Tech’s total of 12. Ward had a homerun.

Braydee Whitman and Madison McGee, who both homered, and Julia Bomhardt all had two hits for IR.

Lake Forest 12, Delmarva Christian 0: Kaitlyn Stahre pitched a five-inning one-hitter to earn the shutout for the Spartans on Wednesday.

Brooke Glanden drove in three runs for Lake Forest with Kerrigan Simpson adding a homer.

Morgan Waide had the lone hit for the Royals.

Sussex Central 9, Salisbury Christian 2: Bella Grebe went 3-for-3 with a triple, double and three runs scored to pace the Golden Knights on Wednesday.

Taylor Evick, who homered, added a pair of hits and three RBI as Central totaled 12 hits in the contest.

Lacrosse

BOYS, Cape Henlopen 18, Polytech 4: The Vikings netted 11 unanswered first-quarter goals before posting the Henlopen North victory on Wednesday night.

Luke D’Ambrogi (3 assists), Jaycob Trimmer (2 assists) and Jacob Brown (1 assist) each tallied three goals for Cape, as nine different Vikings scored in the contest.

Indian River 16, Delmar 14: The Indians picked up a Henlopen South win on Wednesday.

Track & field

Smyrna’s sets state mark: Smyrna High senior Myrissa McFolling broke the state record in the discus with a throw of 156-feet, 10-inches while competing in the Penn Relays in Philadelphia on Thursday.

She finished fourth in the girls’ high school event.

College baseball

George Washington 12, Delaware State 4: The Colonials scored a combined nine runs in the sixth and seventh innings en route to the win on Wednesday.

GW led 12-2 when Jaylen Zielecki hit his third homer of the season, a two-run shot over the fence in right center for the Hornets (15-20). Ciaran Devenney added two hits.

College softball

Three Wolverines honored: Three Wesley College softball players were named to the All-Capital Athletic Conference teams on Thursday.

Senior catcher Nina Marcano earned All-CAC first-team honors after leading the CAC with 21 stolen bases. She tied for second in the conference in hits (57), third in RBI (45), fourth in batting average (.452), tied for fifth in homers (6) and sixth in on-base percentage (.490).

Sophomore infielder Ashley Royer and sophomore outfielder Megan DiRubbio were named to the All-CAC second team.

College track & field

Hens compete at Penn Relays: The Delaware women’s track & field squad enjoyed some solid performances during the first day of the 123rd annual Penn Relays Thursday at Franklin Field.

Delaware athletes competed in four events on the day as the Blue Hens finished second in their heat of the 400-meter relay, second in their heat of the 1,600-meter relay, and sixth in their heat in the distance medley relay.

Individually, Blue Hen junior Sarah Hillman (Polytech) placed 20th in the shot put with a toss of 44-feet, 3. 25-inches.

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