Roundup: Fox Post 2 deals Post 25 first Legion loss 5-3

Delaware State News photos/Marc Clery

Fox Post 2 dealt Middletown Post 25 its first defeat of the season with a 5-3 result on Tuesday night in American Legion baseball action.

Joey Haass pitched five innings with five strikeouts to pick up the win for the Dover-area squad. Kendall Small threw the final two innings and did not allow a hit while striking out a pair.

Jordan Hutchins went 3-for-3 for Fox Post while Jake Williams, Garrett Lawson, Miguel Rivera and Hass each had one RBI. Fox Post 2 improved to 8-2.

Middletown Post 25, which dropped to 10-1 on the summer, got hits from Smyrna’s Shawn Dulin and Jared Gillis.

Deak Deakins tournament

M.O.T. White 11, Camden-Wyoming Blue 1: Landyn Washington had three RBI and hit an inside-the-park home run to lead M.O.T. White to the Deak Deakins championship.

Eddie Stranahan was 2-for-2 with a double and a RBI while Ethan Russell also went 2-for-2.

Owen Justiniano finished 2-for-2 and knocked in the lone run for Camden-Wyoming Blue.

Big League

Felton-Harrington 13, Dover 7: In a game contested on Monday night, Dillon Cole had three hits for Felton-Harrington who improved to 9-1.

Jordan Simpson belted a three-RBI triple for Felton-Harrington and Tommy Jordan picked up the win on the mound.

College athletics

Academic honors for Wolverines: The Capital Athletic Conference announced their All-Academic Team for the 2015-16 school year on Thursday. The list featured 85 Wesley College student-athletes earning All-Academic honors.

Student-athletes in one or more CAC championship sports that attain a 3.20 grade point average for the academic year earn a spot on the All-Academic team.

The Wesley College Field Hockey and Women’s Soccer teams topped the list of All-Academic representatives, with 13 members from each squad earning the honor. Softball and Women’s Track and Field each had 10 student-athletes earn the recognition while Men’s Lacrosse led all male athletic teams with 10 members receiving the accolade. Men’s Soccer received nine All-Academic nods while Men’s Track and Field garnered six.

Twelve of Wesley’s CAC All-Academic Team award winners not only earned an outstanding GPA in both semesters during the 2015-16 academic year but also played multiple sports, with a handful competing in three sport seasons.

Eighty-five of Wesley’s 270 eligible student-athletes reached CAC All-Academic status, marking 31.5% of Wesley student-athletes earning the honor.

As a conference, the CAC honored a record 1,384 student-athletes, breaking last year’s mark of 1,356. The 1,384 honorees marks the fifth time in CAC history that over 1,000 student-athletes have earned All-Academic recognition.

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