Local news report: Sussex Tech pulls victory in eighth place

Delaware News

Twice, twice at the top of the eighth inning, Carson Meers lifted Sussex Tech to a 5-3 victory over St. George in a non-conference baseball game on Saturday afternoon.

The Hawks tied 3-3 at Nathan Arterbridge for seventh in the game at Frawley Stadium.

Sussex Tech thrower Grant Allen only allowed two hits and three hits while notching nine out of seven and three hits. Cady Hall, Jonathan Stokely, Garen Sample, and Maleki Wells all captured the other crows’ hits.

Sussex Tech improved to 11-5 with the win. It was the fourth consecutive game for the Ravens to be decided by two sets or fewer.

Indian River 5, Newark Charter 0: Chance Hooker delivered a full game with a four hitter to earn closing for the Indians on Friday.

Hooker, who made 108 throws, hit an eight. Frank Bunting went 2 vs 3 with RBI for IR, while Roman Keith and Ben Cordrey added a hit and a RBI.

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Henlopen title match commentary: The Henlopen Conference Softball Championship game was interrupted by rain on Saturday with Sussex Central leading Delmar 1-0 in the third inning.

No decision has been made as to when the competition will end.

Middletown 9, Dover 3: The Senators closed the season at 6-12 after a non-conference setback.

Red Lion Christian 10 Smyrna 0: Angelina Edwards threw with six runs and four hitters as Red Leon beat the Eagles on Friday night.

The Lions team (13-3) achieved four games in the competition. Smyrna finished the season with a record 8-10.

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Milford 23, Conrad 12: The Buccaneers finished the season with a record 6-8 after the win was announced on Saturday.

St. Mark 9, Polytechnic 6: The Panthers finished the regular season scoring 8-7 after losing.

The DIAA State Championship Committee meets Sunday morning to determine the stadium.

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Caravelle 17, Dover 5: The Buccaneers broke the Senators’ winning streak by seven games Friday night.

Dover finished the regular season with a record 9-6.

17 St Andrew’s, Milford 8: Shane Sylvester, Landon Hudson and Colin Thompson scored two goals and an assist for the Buccaneers, who finished the season with a record 4-11.

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Sussex Central 7, Odyssey Charter 0: Bailey Perdue scored four goals and provided assists in Friday’s Golden Knights victory.

Cathy Sanchez Garcia added two goals to Central (7-4-1), who had 21-3 on shots and 6-0 on corner kicks.

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Cheetahs to look at Coleman Chicken: Gene Coleman, a receiver in Delaware, received an invitation to a junior camp with the Carolina Panthers.

Coleman is the fourth blue hen this spring to receive a small invitation. Last weekend Nijuel Hill and Dejoun Lee shared a mini camp with the Washington leaders, while David Kroll received a pair of mini-camp invitations, partnering with the Chicago Bears last weekend and the Indianapolis Colts this weekend.

Coleman finished second on the team with 31 catch points for 426 yards and a pair of touchdowns last fall. In 52 career games, he has received 124 passes for 1,461 yards, averaging 11.8 yards per catch.

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William and Mary 5, Delaware 2: The tribe hit three runs late on their home ground to break the archers’ duel.

The Blue Chickens (23-24) fell 4-0 in the eighth inning when JJ Freeman doubled and Joey Lwind pulverized his Homer VIII of the year to the left of center. But Delaware never came close as it dropped to 6-13 in the CAA.

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DelTech rained: A Delaware Tech District 19 championship game against Mercer County was interrupted by rain on Saturday.

DelTech is now set to host Mercer on Tuesday at 1 p.m. and needs to win twice to win the Region 19 title.

With a regular season record of 28-2, DelTech is the top seed in the three-team double elimination tournament.

Leading the DelTech offensive is third baseman Massey Myers (Milford), who was hitting 475 with 48 hits, 50 RBI, and six home runs. Freshman Shortstop Carlin Quinn (Cape Henlopen) falls right behind with a hitting average of .480, 36 strokes and 27 RBI.

Rookie Kylie Krueger (Sussex Central) hits .433 with 45 hits and 30 RBI, and freshman Candice Schlabash (Delmarva Christian) hits .440 with 37 hits, 33 RBI, and eight runs.

Couri Smith (Laurel) hits the .469 with 45 hits, 20 RBI, and 15 base hits while Logan Walls (Delmar) hits the .469 with 40 hits, 25 RBI, nine base hits.

Bowler Lauren Smith’s start was 12-1 during the regular season with 62 strikes and 1.80 ERA. Carly Collins (Sussex Central) was 11-1 during the regular season with 59 knockouts and 1.27 ERA, the best in the region.

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