Local Roundup: Smyrna makes it five in a row in boys’ lacrosse


Smyrna High picked up its fifth-straight win with a 12-6 victory over Lake Forest in boys’ lacrosse on Tuesday afternoon.

The win leaves the Eagles with a record of 9-5 with one regular-season game remaining.

The Spartans, who also have one game remaining, are 6-8.

Caesar Rodney 15, Polytech 3: Steven Grossman and Ethan Reid tallied three goals apiece while Ryan Carey had six assists in the Riders’ Henlopen North win on Monday night.

Jakob Buxton made six saves for CR, which led 8-1 at halftime.

Delmar 20, Sussex Central 7: The Wildcats picked up the victory in a matchup of Henlopen teams.

St. Andrew’s 12, Milford 2: Bryce Wells and Landan Hajek both scored four-quarter goals for the Buccaneers.

Girls’ lacrosse

Cape Henlopen 20, Milford 3: Haley Craig (3 assists), Molly Medes (3 assists) and Riley Keen (1 assist) all scored three goals in the Vikings’ Henlopen Conference win.

Bailey Masten, Hannah Zimmerman and Lina Frederick scored for the Buccaneers, who got 10 saves from Marlie McMillan.


Woodbridge 4, Polytech 3: Centerfielder Sam Schroader threw out the potential game-tying run at third base for a seventh-inning double play that sealed the Raiders’ win.

Winning pitcher Seth Smart struck out 11 in 6 2/3 innings and also went 2-for-3 with an RBI double and two runs scored.

Panthers’ pitcher Kyle McVey had nine strikeouts with Dale Austin adding an RBI double in the seventh.

Cape Henlopen 5, St. Mark’s 1: Gage Joseph threw a five-hitter with eight strikeouts as the Vikings (12-5) handed the Spartans (15-3) just their third loss of the spring.

Nick Cox (2 runs) hit solo home run in the second and an RBI double in Cape’s three-run seventh. Josh Reinhold led off the game with a homer.

Caesar Rodney 8, Wilmington Charter 4: The Riders gave up four runs in the top of the fourth before scoring eight unanswered runs to post the win.

Reliever Nathaniel Garrison pitched four scoreless innings while Andrew Rigby and David Dill both had multiple hits for CR.

Lake Forest 11, Sussex Academy 0: The Spartans broke open the Henlopen South game with seven runs in the third.

J.D. Mudri pitched a five-inning two-hitter with five strikeouts while Leighton Webb and Jonathan Tyndall both had two hits and multiple RBI.

Patrick Donahue and Brayden Tidwell had the Seahawks’ hits.

Sussex Central 8, Indian River 7: Leif Steen drove in the winning run as the Golden Knights rallied for a pair of runs in the bottom of the eighth to pull out the win.

Central also scored twice in the bottom off the seventh, tying the contest at 6-6 on an RBI single from Colin Tucker.

The Indians got three hits from Derek Bellemare.

Delmar 2, Milford 0: Andrew Calloway, who struck out nine in six innings, and Caden Parker combined on a one-hitter for the Wildcats.

Calloway also drove in a run in the sixth on a sacrifice fly. J.T. Burdett had three of Delmar’s eight hits with Luke Waters adding two.

The Buccaneers’ Alex Mergner struck out nine in five innings while Aydin Zimmerman had Milford’s lone hit.

Laurel 3, Seaford 2: The Bulldogs scored a run in the top of the eighth to edge the Blue Jays.


Cape Henlopen 6, Padua 4: Taylor Husbands’ three-run homer in the third gave the Vikings the lead for good.

Marissa Frederick pitched a four-hitter with 11 strikeouts to earn the victory.

Lake Forest 12, Sussex Academy 1: The Spartans collected 10 hits in the Henlopen South win.

Delmar 10, Milford 0: The Wildcats blanked the Buccaneers to improve to 9-8.

Girls’ soccer

St. Mark’s 8, Delmarva Christian 0: The Spartans blanked the Royals in a non-conference matchup.

College softball

Four Hornets make All-MEAC: Delaware State’s Jonah Cunnigan and Nicolette Barranger were named to the All Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference second team.

They were joined by teammates Jaelyn Baker and Caitlyn Meyer, who were third-team selections in voting by league head coaches and sports information representatives.

Cunnigan was tops among Hornet regulars with a .309 batting average. She also led the team in hits (30) and runs scored (20).

Barranger batted. 300 and led the Hornets with a .411 on-base percentage.

Meyer led the Hornets with four home runs, tying for fourth in the MEAC, 19 RBI and a .500 slugging percentage. Baker batted .297 and was second on the team with two homers, 13 RBI and 27 hits.

Glanden, Moore among All-CAA Hens: Six Delaware players earned All-CAA Softball honors while Hanna Garber was selected to the first team.

Also for the Blue Hens, Brooke Glanden (Lake Forest), Brittney Mendoza and Emily Winburn were named to the second team. Winburn was also tabbed to the All-Rookie team, along with freshmen Julz Garber and Lexi Moore (Smyrna).

Hanna Garber, a junior centerfielder, leads the team with a .442 batting average and 38 hits to go with a CAA-best five triples.

Glanden, who plays first base, ranks second on the squad with a .400 batting average while leading UD with nine home runs. She is also second on the team with 34 hits and 30 RBI, while her 12 multi-hit games are the most on the Hens.

Moore has started all but one game at third base, hitting .316 while leading the team and ranking fourth in the CAA with 15 stolen bases. Her 30 hits tied for fourth on the squad, while her 22 runs scored are also the fourth highest on the team.

Moore’s 10 multi-hit games are third most for the Hens.