Local roundup: Panthers get past Spartans


Jayda Marshall’s second-half goal lifted Polytech High to a 2-1 victory over Lake Forest in Henlopen Conference girls’ soccer on Monday afternoon.

Avari Tingle netted a first-half goal for the Panthers, who improved to 9-2. Polytech got three saves from goalie Delaney Dillon.

Sierra Jester tallied a goal in the 38th minute for Lake Forest with Kyra Moyer making 14 saves.

Smyrna 9, St. Georges 0: Desiree Zapata netted three goals and an assist in the Eagles’ non-conference win.

Hannah Osborne added two goals and an assist for Smyrna, which led 5-0 at halftime.

Newark Charter 7, Milford 0: Isabella Hanna made 12 saves for the Buccaneers, who trailed 5-0 at halftime of the non-conference loss.

Boys’ lacrosse

Lake Forest 10, Sussex Tech 8: The Spartans improved to 5-6 with their third win in the last four games.

Dover 14, Delmar 5: The Senators won their third in a row to improve to 7-5.

Sanford 21, Caesar Rodney 6: The Warriors built a 16-3 halftime lead before downing the Riders.

Girls’ lacrosse

Indian River 17, Lake Forest 4: Morgan McGee (1 assist), Kylie Kirschner and Madeline Harris all scored three goals in the Indians’ win.

Caylee Schmidt made 11 saves for IR, which out-shot the Spartans, 26-18.

Emma Massey and Peyton Parson both scored twice for Lake Forest while Giulia Sweet made nine saves.


Woodbridge 3, Seaford 1: Seth Smart pitched a one-hitter with eight strikeouts and only two walks to earn the win for the Blue Raiders.

Derek Cannon, Jarrett Alvey and Parker Short all had an RBI while Wade Little doubled and scored a run.

Branden Widdowson had a hit and RBI for the Blue Jays.

Milford 9, St. Elizabeth 2: Aydin Zemmerman drove in four runs in the Buccaneers’ win on Saturday.

Evan Gregg and Shawn Saxon both had two hits and two RBI apiece for Milford, while Dale Ostermann pitched five innings to earn the victory.


Red Lion Christian 3, Dover 2: Red Lion scored run in both the sixth and seventh to rally for the win.

Pitcher Lexi Dowdy struck out five for the Senators.

Newark Charter 16, Polytech 1: Cheyenne Silves scored a run in the second to give the Panthers an early lead.

College golf

Hornets second in tourney: The Delaware State women’s golf team has two of the top four individual performers to highlight its second-place standing after the opening round of the PGA WORKS Collegiate Women’s Team Championship in Ponte Verde, Fla. on Monday.

The Hornets are second after the first round of the eight-team tournament with a combined score of 305 (+17), three strokes behind first-place Texas A&M Corpus Christi (302; +14) and 18 shots ahead of third place Lincoln (Mo.) University (323; +35).

Individually, Delaware State’s Baipor Khunsri tops the field with an opening-round score of 71 (-1). Khunsri shot 35 in the first nine holes (-1) and was even (36)on the back nine.

DSU’s Estelle Verny is tied for third in the field with a day on score of 74 (+2), highlighted by score of 33 (-3) on the final nine holes.

College bowling

DelState in national event: The Delaware State women’s bowling team will take aim at a national championship while Hornet junior Katie Robb will compete for a national singles title this week.

The United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate team and singles championships will be held this week May 5-8 in Wyoming, Mich. The Hornets punched their ticket to the championship competition after finishing first among 16 teams at the ITC Dayton, OH, sectional.

Robb qualified for the USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships after a strong showing at the Dayton regional. She was No. 1 among 151 competitors in the regional singles competition with a total pinfall of 1282 for a six-game average of 213.7.

She topped the 200 mark in three of her six games, highlighted by a 279 score in game five and 246 in game one.