Selbyville Middle School

Selbyville Middle School in Selbyville, Del.

It was another dominating week for the Selbyville Middle School girls’ volleyball team as they posted two more shutout wins to stay perfect on the season, at 9-0.

On Wednesday, Oct. 20, SMS destroyed Dover Central, 2-0, allowing just 14 total points in the contest, with set scores of 25-3 and 25-11. The quintet of Serenity Phillips, Taygan Conaway, Catherine Bunting, Lila Brown and Heidi Showers led the way.

Phillips had 8 service points (4 aces) and 3 assists, Conaway had 5 service points (4 aces) and a kill, and Showers added 7 service points (1 ace). Bunting recorded 6 service points, with Brown also registering 6 service points (2 aces).

The B team also was victorious, with a 25-21 decision over Dover Central. Showers pulled double duty with eight more service points, while Macyn Hockman and Tori Royster each picked up 4 service points (2 aces apiece). Gianna Hockey and Autumn Johnson were credited with 3 assists each.

On Monday, Oct. 25, the Indians downed Delmar by set scores of 25-9 and 25-12. Another strong outing from a host of SMS team members led the charge.

Brooke Loosararian had 8 service points (2 aces), while Lila Brown had 5 aces in the contest. Parker O’Shields had two aces and a kill, with Daisy Aguilera picking up 2 aces and 4 assists. Phillips once again turned in a solid performance, with 5 service points (3 aces) and 4 assists, while Conaway added 3 kills.

The SMS B team continued their perfect play as well, with a 25-14 decision. Loosararian was also integral in the winning effort for the B squad with 5 service points (3 aces), while Brown chipped in with 3 aces as well. Showers and Madelyn Wiest each had an ace, with Kiley Harant turning in a pair of aces and a kill.

The SMS team were set to close out their regular season with a trip to Millsboro on Wednesday, Oct. 27, (after Coastal Point press time), before heading up to Smyrna High School to take part in the 9th Annual Central Delaware Middle School Volleyball Tournament on Friday, Oct. 29.

A full report on their final matches of the season will be featured in next week’s edition of the Coastal Point.

Field hockey, boys’ soccer add wins

In other SMS sports action this week, the field hockey team continued its impressively dominant play for the 2021 season with a 9-0 thrashing of Dover Central on Monday, Oct. 25. For the season, the Indians have outscored their opponents 61-3, with seven shutout wins.

They are now 9-0 on the season, with games at Beacon (Wednesday, Oct. 27) and Millsboro (Monday, Nov. 1) left on their schedule as of Coastal Point press time on Wednesday.

SMS boys’ soccer recovered from their first loss of the season with a 2-0 win over Dover Central on Monday, Oct. 25. Angelo Retzos scored both goals for the Indians. They followed that up with a 3-0 win over Beacon on Tuesday, Oct. 26, in a match played at Cape Henlopen High School. Retzos again scored twice, with Pablo Arias recording the other point. He also added a pair of assists on the two Retzos goals.

For the season, they are now 7-1-2 overall, with one final game on Monday, Nov. 1, against Millsboro, left on the 2021 slate.

The football team dropped its second straight contest, a 26-6 decision to Georgetown on Thursday, Oct. 21. They had two games left, with Millsboro on Thursday, Oct. 28, (after Coastal Point press time), and Seaford on Wednesday, Nov. 3.

Staff Reporter

Jason has been in journalism for over 20 years. He moved to Coastal Delaware in August 2017 with his daughters, Kylie, 18, and Grace, 14. He has a passion for high-school sports and especially values the relationships that he builds.