Roundup: CR defeats Smyrna 4-2 in girls' soccer

Delaware State News
Posted 4/21/15

Janiah Moore scored twice as Caesar Rodney High outdueled Smyrna, 4-2, in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division girls’ soccer showdown on Tuesday night. The Eagles trailed only 3-2 when Nnennaya …

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Roundup: CR defeats Smyrna 4-2 in girls' soccer


Janiah Moore scored twice as Caesar Rodney High outdueled Smyrna, 4-2, in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division girls’ soccer showdown on Tuesday night.

The Eagles trailed only 3-2 when Nnennaya Okorie scored her second goal in the 58th minute. But Moore netted an insurance goal 10 minutes later as the Riders improved to 3-0 in the North, 6-1 overall.

Aleya Cummings also scored for the Riders while Marianna Nuzzo made seven saves.

Smyrna soccer-Nnennaya Okorie-2 Nnennaya Okorie scored both Smyrna goals on Tuesday night. (Delaware State News file photo).

Freshman goalie Cassidy Cook made 15 saves for Smyrna as CR finished with advantages of 19-9 in shots and 4-1 in corner kicks. The Eagles’ goals were the first they had scored against the Riders since 2010.

Lake Forest 8, Woodbridge 3: Lauren Sharp tallied five goals and an assist as the Spartans rolled to the Henlopen South victory.

Hannah Fox added two goals and three assists as Lake Forest led 61- at halftime. Rachel Harrell added a goal and assist.

Kelsey Eckert scored twice for the Raiders with Megan Joseph adding the other.

Indian River 6 Delmar 0: Brooke Beam netted four first-half goals while adding a pair of assists in the unbeaten Indians’ Henlopen South win.

Natalie Herrera and Madison Hogsten also scored for IR (7-0) while Fabrea McCray made three saves. The Indians held advantages of 29-8 in shots and 7-3 in corner kicks in posting their sixth shutout of the season.

Sussex Tech 2, Sussex Central 0: Wuendy Cruz-Velasquez and Ashley Nichols both scored for the Ravens in their North win.

Leslie Fazio made four saves for Sussex Tech, which finished with advantages of 16-4 in shots and 10-0 in corner kicks.

Allison Barrow stopped 10 shots for the Golden Knights.

Newark Charter 5, St. Thomas More 1: Alexis Swinford scored a second-half goal while Erica Venezia made 13 saves for the Ravens in the loss.


Polytech 15, Milford 0: Whitney DeMora collected three hits and five RBI to spark the Panthers to the conference victory.

Winning pitcher Shaina Reed threw a one-hitter with 15 strikeouts and had three hits at the plate. Morgan Dodge and Kailey Perry also had three hits as Polytech finished with 17 hits in the contest.

Emily Messick had the Buccaneers’ hit.

Smyrna 11, Dover 1: Sydney Botsch struck out 13 and allowed no earned runs in the conference win for the Eagles.

Amber Carrow homered while Taylor John, Chelsea Fuhr and Kaelyn Press all went 2-for-3. Kristen Spencer scored for Dover.

Lake Forest 23, Seaford 1: Winning pitcher Katherine Betts threw a five-inning two-hitter to pace the Spartans.

Mya Maddox had a triple and double as Lake Forest finished with 15 hits in the contest.

Delmar 9, Sussex Tech 7: The Wildcats scored the game’s final five runs to overcome an early 6-0 deficit.

Shelby Murphy, who homered, Avery Wheatley and Ashton Riddle all had two hits for Delmar.

Taylor Collins and Jenna Tate had two hits apiece for Sussex Tech.

Laurel 5, Cape Henlopen 0: Regan Green pitched a one-hitter as the Bulldogs blanked the Vikings.

Laurel scored all five of its runs in the third.

Sussex Central 4, Woodbridge 3: The Golden Knights scored twice in the sixth to tie it, and then added the game’s winning run in the top of the seventh.

Wilmington Christian 13, St. Thomas More 7: Pitcher Kara Sarangella struck out 11 for the Ravens in the Diamond State Conference loss.

The Warriors broke the game open with five runs in the sixth.


Polytech 7, Milford 3: The Panthers took a 7-0 lead into the bottom of the sixth before earning the Henlopen win.

Winning pitcher Sean Hanhauser took the shutout into the sixth, Carter Chasanov (2 runs) had two hits and Tre Obermire added a two-run double.

For Milford, Phil Herber had two hits with an RBI.

Lake Forest 8, Seaford 1: The Spartans scored in each of the last five innings to pull away to the Henlopen Conference victory.

Chris Sipple, Dillion Cole and Dylan Martin each had two hits for Lake Forest.

Justin Gray doubled for the Blue Jays.

Sussex Tech 4, Delmar 3, 10 inn.: The Ravens finally broke the 3-3 deadlock with a run in the bottom of the 10th inning.

It was the seventh straight win for Sussex Tech (8-1), which tied the game with a run in the sixth.

Sussex Central 7, Woodbridge 0: Dustin Reynolds pitched a complete-game two-hitter with 11 strikeouts in the Golden Knights’ victory.

Central led only 2-0 until it broke open the contest with five runs in the top of the seventh.

Woodbridge pitcher Logan Wescott allowed only two hits and two runs in ssix innings.

Cape Henlopen 21, Laurel 0: The Vikings scored 19 runs in the first three innings of their conference win.

Wilmington Christian 4, St. Thomas More 2: Sean Pool pitched six innings for the Ravens and tripled in a run but the Ravens dropped the Diamond State Conference contest.


BOYS, Lake Forest 19, Christiana 6: Benjamin Moore netted five goals and an assist to lead the Spartans, who led 11-0 after the first quarter.

Austin Aguilar and Ryan Sipple had three goals and an assist apiece while Carter Kenton (2 assists), Parker Sard and Alexander Argo each scored twice. Christopher Wallace made six saves while Dylan Lloyd had three.

GIRLS, Polytech 19, Archmere 7: Jamie Trabaudo and Allie McKay (1 assist) scored six goals apiece as the Panthers improved to 8-0.

Maddie McKay added five goals for Polytech, which built a 13-2 halftime advantage. Katie Richardson (2 assists) and Rachel Slater also scored for the Panthers, who outshot the Auks, 27-18.

Shannon Stephan made 10 saves.

Dover 19, Newark 4: Ave Burleigh netted four goals to pace the Senators (6-3) to the win.

Mira Prisco and Cydney Barnes added three goals each while Grace Gast and Grace Sefvon had two apiece for Dover. Ten different Senators scored in the contest.

College baseball

La Salle 13, Delaware State 4: The Explorers pounded out 19 hits, including three home runs, in the win over the Hornets.

The Explorers (18-19-1) defeated DSU for the second time this season while the Hornets fell to 9-25.

Justin Allen had two of DSU’s five hits, including a triple, and a RBI.

College softball

Hens sweep Coppin: Kelly Lupton and Kiersten Coffman each recorded strong outings in the circle while Mariah Kondravy had two hits in each game as Delaware swept a non-conference doubleheader from Coppin State, 3-2 and 7-1.

The Blue Hens are 25-18 while the Eagles dropped to 3-24 and have now lost nine straight.

College swimming

Milford’s Sanders earns Fritchman Scholarship: Milford High grad Alyssa Sanders, a junior on the Delaware swimming team, has been awarded the Kelly Fritchman Swimming Scholarship for the 2015-16 academic year.

The scholarship was established in 2010 and is named for the former Dover High standout who swam for the Blue Hens in the mid-1990s. Fritchman passed away in 2009 after a lifelong battle with Cystic Fibrosis.

It goes to UD male or female swimmer who displays the characteristics of courage, spirit, determination, strength, competitiveness, and inspiration.

Fritchman was a 1998 graduate of the University of Delaware and was a member of the 1995-96 North Atlantic Conference Championship women’s swimming & diving team. She passed away in 2009 after a lifelong battle with Cystic Fibrosis.

“It is an honor to be recognized for something that I love to do,” said Sanders, a Dover native. “The characteristics embodied by this scholarship are ones I have always aimed to stand for and receiving this came with the encouragement to keep striving to be the best I can be.”

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