Local roundup: Caravel blanks Riders in girls’ soccer

Delaware State News
Posted 5/7/21

Caravel tallied four first-half goals before blanking Caesar Rodney High, 4-0, in a non-conference girls’ soccer matchup on Friday afternoon.

Olivia Csapo scored twice for the Buccaneers …

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Local roundup: Caravel blanks Riders in girls’ soccer


Caravel tallied four first-half goals before blanking Caesar Rodney High, 4-0, in a non-conference girls’ soccer matchup on Friday afternoon.

Olivia Csapo scored twice for the Buccaneers (11-0) while Caitlin St. Leger assisted on all four goals.

Caravel out-shot the Riders, 7-1, while CR held a 4-2 edge in corner kicks. The Riders (7-6) got a pair of saves from Kylee Elliott.

Indian River 4, Dover 2: The Indians improved to 10-2 with their ninth straight win.

Laurel 3, Delmarva Christian 2: The Bulldogs scored the final three goals of the contest, including one in overtime, to rally from a 2-0 deficit.

Caesar Rodney 4, Delmar 1: Olivia Hudson tallied back-to-back goals in the second half in the Riders’ win on Thursday.

Madelyn Reed (1 assist) and Gabrielle Davis also scored while Gabrielle DiBartola made four saves. CR out-shot the Wildcats, 25-7.

Maci Bradford scored for Delmar with Briana Wallace making 12 saves.

Boys’ lacrosse

Woodbridge 13, First State Military 2: The Blue Raiders picked up a non-conference win over the Bulldogs.

Archmere 19, Polytech 4: The Auks handed the Panthers a non-conference loss.

Girls’ lacrosse

Smyrna 20, Indian River 9: Madison Graham netted seven goals to pace the Eagles.

Madison Fillo (1 assist) and Khushi Patel both added four while Jenna Davis had two goals and three assists. Brynn Rifino made 14 saves.

Drew Szlasa tallied four of IR’s goals with Caylee Schmidt making six saves.

Sussex Tech 15, Lake Forest 6: Eight different players scored for the Ravens in the victory.


Sussex Academy 4, Seaford 2: Wes McLaughlin’s two-run double in the fifth gave the Seahawks the lead for good.

Patrick Donahue added a two-out RBI single in the sixth while winning pitcher Wyatt Skinner and Brayden Tidwell combined to strike out 11.

The Blue Jays’ Zane Adams pitched a complete game and had two hits.

Indian River 11, St. Andrew’s 0: The Indians picked up their third shutout of the season to improve to 9-7.


Sussex Central 4, Red Lion 3: The Golden Knights (15-1) took a 4-1 lead into the seventh before running their winning streak to 15 games in a row.

Winning pitcher Madge Layfield threw a five-hitter and recorded 17 of the 21 outs by strikeout. Kate Evick reached base four times and had two RBI.

Delmar 13, Sussex Academy 0: The Wildcats collected 12 hits and finished off the South win with six runs in the fifth.

Delmarva Christian 8, Lake Forest 6: Kandice Schlabach collected a pair of homers and a double to power the Royals to the win.

Boys’ volleyball

Cape Henlopen 3, Delcastle 0: The Vikings earned the win by scores of 25-18, 25-19, 25-22.

Nolan Kerstetter had 10 kills and four aces for Cape with Ethan Shuttleworth collecting 24 assists.

College softball

Wesley wins two in AEC: Wesley College won its first two games in the Atlantic East Conference Tournament on Friday, beating Immaculata, 5-2, and Neumann, 12-7.

The top-seeded Wolverines (21-5) host Immaculata again today at 10 a.m. as they try to advance to next weekend’s championship round of the tourney.

On Friday against Immaculata, Wesley took an early 4-1 lead before posting the victory. Dori Loukopoulos had two of the Wolverines’ 10 hits and a pair of RBI.

In the win over Neumann, Wesley used a six-run fourth to break the game open. Loukopoulos, the winning pitcher, went 4-for-4 with three RBI and struck out seven.

Carly Setting (3-for-4) and Ariana Mirenda (2-for-4) both had two RBI and a pair of runs.

College baseball

Towson 6, Delaware 5: The Tigers scored a run in the top of the ninth to edge the Blue Hens.

Delaware tied the game in the sixth on the first career homer by freshman Eric Ludman. The Hens also scored four runs in the third, including two on a homer by senior Jack Goan (2-for-3).

North Carolina Central 10, Delaware State 0: The Eagles’ Austin Vernon pitched an eight-inning no-hitter against the Hornets on Friday.

Vernon allowed one walk and struck out eight while facing only 25 batters.

Gwynedd-Mercy 16, Wesley 12: The Wolverines had 14 hits in the contest but it wasn’t enough.

Sam Courtney (Dover) had three hits, including a triple and double, with four RBI for Wesley.