Local roundup: IR tops Smyrna in volleyball; Dover, CR win in girls' lacrosse

Delaware State News
Posted 5/6/22

Indian River High downed Smyrna, 3-0, in the final regular-season match in boys’ volleyball Friday evening.

The Indians won by scores of 25-12, 25-17, 25-18 in the Eagles’ gym.

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Local roundup: IR tops Smyrna in volleyball; Dover, CR win in girls' lacrosse

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Indian River High downed Smyrna, 3-0, in the final regular-season match in boys’ volleyball Friday evening.

The Indians won by scores of 25-12, 25-17, 25-18 in the Eagles’ gym.

IR owns a record of 8-3. All eight of its victories have come in straight sets this spring.

The Eagles, playing their first varsity campaign, finish the regular season with a record of 8-6 after having a three-match winning streak snapped.

Cape Henlopen 3, Conrad 0: The Vikings downed the Red Wolves by scores of 25-19, 25-9, 25-18 on Friday.

Cape Henlopen finishes the regular season with a record of 12-2 after winning its final four matches.

Girls’ lacrosse

Dover 14, Wilmington Charter 8: The Senators outscored the Force, 8-2, in the second half to break away from a 6-6 halftime tie.

Ashtyn Torbert (3 assists) and Superia Clark scored five goals each with Kyleigh Dill adding two goals and a pair of assists. Shiana Hall-Carter made seven saves for Dover (10-3).

Caesar Rodney 19, Indian River 7: Alexis Riley netted five goals and Ella Price had four to pace the Riders.

Goalie Ava Brown made five saves for CR, which outshot the Indians, 29-12.

Kylie Harris had six goals for IR, which got 10 saves from Caylee Schmidt.

Sussex Academy 20, Smyrna 1: Annabella Guckes (6 assists) and Madison Leeper (3 assists) tallied four goals apiece in the Seahawks’ victory.

Madison Fillo scored for the Eagles.

Cape Henlopen 20, Lake Forest 0: Molly Mendes netted four goals and four assists in the Vikings’ win.

Kelly Bragg added three goals and an assist for Cape, which got goals from 10 players. The Vikings have won their last three games by a combined 60-1.

Baseball

Cape Henlopen 2, Stephen Decatur 2: The Vikings runs in both the fifth and sixth innings to tie the contest before it was stopped by lightning.

Isaac Terhune (2-for-2) and Josh Reinhold (double) both scored for Cape (12-2-1), which has a 12-game unbeaten streak.

Softball

Cape Henlopen 14, Milford 4: The Vikings collected 12 hits in posting the Henlopen North win on Thursday.

Sussex Tech 4, Polytech 1: The Ravens scored two runs in the fourth to take a 3-0 lead before taking the North victory.

Indian River 9, Laurel 3: The Indians picked up the Henlopen South win on Thursday.

Tennis

CR boys lead in Henlopen: Caesar Rodney High tallied the maximum 10 points as the Henlopen Conference boys’ tennis tournament got underway on Friday.

Cape Henlopen and Smyrna are both tied for second with eight points in the tourney being played at Sea Colony at Bethany.

Because of the expected rain, the tournament won’t resume until Monday at Sea Colony. The semifinals in both the boys’ and girls’ brackets will begin at 1:30 p.m. with the finals to follow.

In the boys’ first singles semifinals, CR’s Darin Jawahar will face Sussex Academy’s Dawson Weems while Indian River’s Chris Sichina takes on Smyrna’s Stefan Savich.

The Henlopen also announced the conference Coaches of the Year. Caesar Rodney’s Dan Candeloro won it on the girls’ side with Indian River’s Neil Behan winning it for the boys.

Unified track & field

State meet postponed: Due to Saturday’s rainy weather, the 11-team DIAA Unified state meet has been moved to May 11, at 3 p.m. at Caesar Rodney.

College lacrosse

WOMEN, Towson 12, Delaware 8: The top-seeded Tigers reeled off the game’s final six goals to avoid the upset in the CAA Tournament semifinals on Friday.

The fourth-seeded Blue Hens (5-12) led 10-8 early in the third quarter before getting shut out over the final 26 minutes.

Delaware goalkeeper Mercy McCarthy made seven stops in the cage while posting a .368 save percentage.

Towson held the advantage in shots (27-19), shots on goal (19-16) and draw controls (14-10). Delaware had a 16-15 edge in ground balls.

Delaware freshman attacker Delaney McDaniel was named CAA Rookie of the Year while junior defender Madison Hranicka was an All-CAA first-team selection.