Panthers rally but fall to Auks in girls lacrosse tournament

CLAYMONT — Down by six at halftime, the Polytech High girls’ lacrosse team wanted to chip away in the second half. The Panthers won the second half, but came up just short in the game. Polytech closed within three goals late but ran out of time, falling 12-9 to host Archmere Academy in the quarterfinals […]

Panthers douse Wilmington Charter 13-5 in girls lacrosse tourney opener

By Tim Mastro FREDERICA — The Polytech High girls’ lacrosse team practiced outside in the pouring rain one day before its opening round state tournament game. It wasn’t fun, but it helped the Panthers get ready for the conditions on Thursday. Mackenzie Estrada and Madi McKay each scored four goals as the Panthers downed Wilmington […]

Polytech softball happy to be back in state tournament

WOODSIDE — Struggling last year was one thing. The Polytech High softball team was only one season removed from winning its first state title. Still, the Panthers were young and had a new coaching staff last spring. So it wasn’t a complete surprise when they finished just 5-13. But when Polytech started off only 1-4 […]

Local roundup: Panthers rally for softball win over Knights

Polytech High put up four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally for a 5-3 victory over Sussex Central in Henlopen Conference softball on Tuesday afternoon. The win was the fourth in a row for the Panthers, who finish the regular season with a record of 11-7. Kylie Nagle homered and doubled […]

Local college notebook: Former Polytech hoop star Gray transfers from San Diego to Towson

Juwan Gray will be playing college basketball a little closer to home in the next few years. About 3,000 miles closer. The former Polytech All-Stater recently announced that he’s transferring from San Diego to Towson for the final two seasons of his career. The 6-foot-8 forward, who will have to sit out next year, helped […]

Local roundup: McKay becomes Polytech’s all-time top scorer, Smyrna boys win

Senior Madi McKay scored seven goals, becoming Polytech High’s all-time leading scorer as the Panthers downed Indian River 20-8 in Henlopen Conference girls’ lacrosse on Friday evening. McKay now has 246 career goals, bettering the school mark of 244. Cecilia Carter (5 goals, 6 assists), MacKenzie Estrada (3 goals, 2 assists) and Claiare Fuchs (2 […]

Local roundup: Frederick leads Cape girls past Polytech, CR boys top Dover

Catherine Frederick scored four goals as the Cape Henlopen High girls’ lacrosse team defeated Polytech 18-4 on Wednesday in a matchup between the top two teams in the Henlopen Conference Northern Division. Alia Marshall and Lindsay Monigle each recorded a hat trick for the Vikings. Cecilia Carter paced the Panthers with a pair of goals. […]

Local roundup: McKay’s OT goal lifts Polytech past Dover 9-8, Rider boys triumph

Madi McKay’s overtime goal gave Polytech High a 9-8 victory over Dover in Henlopen Conference girls’ lacrosse on Wednesday night. The Panthers rallied from a 5-2 halftime deficit to improve to 4-0 in conference, 6-1 overall. McKay netted four goals, MacKenzie Estrada had two and Claire Fuchs (1 assist), Cecilia Carter and Jazmine Winfield all […]

McKay tallies 9 goals as Polytech defeats CR 18-7 in girls lacrosse

WOODSIDE — Earlier this week, Madi McKay celebrated the 200th goal of her career. On Wednesday, McKay showed how she was able to reach such a mark. The Polytech High senior netted nine goals as the Panthers defeated Caesar Rodney High 18-7 in a girls’ lacrosse contest. Polytech improved to 4-1 on the season. “It […]

Improving Panthers eye successful soccer season

WOODSIDE — It may have been the best loss the Polytech High girls’ soccer program has ever had. The Panthers came just five minutes away from tying perennial Henlopen Conference power Caesar Rodney. And even though the Riders finally won 3-2 in overtime, Polytech’s players couldn’t help but feel like they had proven something. After […]