IR hockey moves to 5-1 with 1-0 win over Caesar Rodney
The Indian River High School field hockey team improved to 5-1 on the season with a 1-0 win over Caesar Rodney on Tuesday, Oct. 4.
Senior forward Madi McGee scored the game’s lone goal just before halftime, with the IR defense holding the Riders to only one shot on goal, which was saved by junior keeper Mya Parks.
The IR goal was McGee’s fourth on the season.
Previously, the Indians hadn’t taken down the Riders since prior to 2009.
They were set to host Sussex Central at home on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 4 p.m., (after Coastal Point press time) before looking to make it 3-0 in the Henlopen South when Seaford comes to town on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 4 p.m.
SMS volleyball starts 3-0 with wins over SA, Beacon, Woodbridge
Fresh off a 10-0 season, head coach Sally Craig and the Selbyville Middle School volleyball team are off to a perfect start again, in the program’s second year.
The season started on Monday, Sept. 26, with a win in two sets over Sussex Academy, followed by wins in two sets over Beacon on Wednesday, Sept. 28, and Woodbridge on Monday, Oct. 3.
Against the Seahawks in the first game, the Indians were led by eight aces and four kills from Raychel Ehlers, five aces from Camryn Ehlers and Brandi Mitchell, and one kill each from Mitchell, Izzy Binko and Ursula Barrientos. SMS won both sets by a score of 25-12.
The Indians followed with wins of 25-22 and 25-12 against Beacon. Mitchell had five aces and two kills in the matchup; Raychel Ehlers four aces and two kills; and Alex Johnson had four aces and one kill.
Their most dominant performance to date came in their most recent game, against Woodbridge, with wins of 25-7 and 25-9. Johnson had five aces in that game, and Skylar Kneller finished with three.
They were looking to make it 4-0 on Wednesday, Oct. 5, (after Coastal Point press time), in a game against Chipman. After that, they’ll host Mariner at Selbyville Middle School on Monday, Oct. 10, at 4 p.m.
Moore racks up 143 all-purpose yards in 41-6 win over TCNJ
The Salisbury University football team moved to 4-0 overall with a 41-6 win over TCNJ on Saturday, Oct. 1.
Indian River High School grad and Salisbury senior running back Aaron Moore tallied 143 all-purpose yards in what was the Seagulls’ Homecoming game, taking five carries for 25 yards for a 5.0-yard average, hauling in a 20-yard reception and returning two kicks for a 49.0-yard average. One of those kickoffs Moore took for a long of 80 yards.
The win put the Seagulls at 3-0 in Capital Athletic Conference play.
Up next, Salisbury will head to Rowan University (3-1, 2-1) on Saturday, Oct. 8, at 2 p.m., for another CAC matchup.
Sussex Central 49, Sussex Tech 14 (football)
In the battle of Georgetown on Saturday, Oct. 1, the Sussex Central High School football team rolled Henlopen North rival Sussex Tech 49-14 to start 1-0 in the division.
The Ravens struck first, on a 3-yard touchdown run from senior running back Isaiah Brown, but the Golden Knights answered right back when senior running back Kendrique Nocks ripped off a 56-yard TD run to even the score.
It was all Central after that, as the Knights jumped out to a 35-14 lead at the half.
Central senior running back Timothy Jones finished the day with three rushing touchdowns — from 52, 23 and 60-yards out, respectively. Senior quarterback Brady Bowden had a 15-yard touchdown pass to senior Mark Tolson in the second quarter, and a 3-yard touchdown run on a fourth-quarter keeper. Sophomore running back Zion Reed capped the game’s final score on a 3-yard touchdown run.
Up next, the Golden Knights will take on Cape Henlopen (3-1, 1-0) at home, while the Ravens will look to get back on track in a road game against Caesar Rodney (0-4, 0-0).
Central hockey ties Woodbridge for first time since 2011
After falling to Woodbridge by scores of 8-0, 9-0, 14-1 and 7-0 since 2012, the Sussex Central High School field hockey finally team tied the Blue Raiders, 1-1, on Tuesday, Sept. 27.
Central freshman Carly Collins got the Knights on the board first, on an assist from sophomore Ma’Ryah Hagans, but Woodbridge freshman Macey Bautista netted the equalizer less than five minutes later.
The second half went scoreless, with Central junior keeper Morgan Burton racking up 19 saves and Woodbridge senior goalie Emily-Lynn Adams finishing with three.
Central was 1-3-1 overall on the season and 0-3 in the division after the game.
Dewey Goes Pink 5k set for Oct. 8
The sixth annual Dewey Goes Pink 5K will get under way on Saturday, Oct. 8, in Dewey Beach.
The 5K run or 1.5-mile walk, held in conjunction with October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, will again raise funds for the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition.
Race registration will be open on Friday, Oct. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Starboard restaurant in Dewey, with another chance to sign up starting at 9:30 a.m. the following day. The race begins at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8.
For more information, visit www.deweygoespink.com.
Henlopen South scoreboard (football)
Delmar 22, Laurel 20
Woodbridge 32, Lake Forest 0
Milford 42, Conrad School 13