MHS Sports – Week of Monday, October 1


Milford Cross Country - Brandywine. Photo Taken By Phil Phalen.

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Monday, October 1

Cross CountryBoys Varsity�
Boys ?Milford 16, Dover 43
Milford 15, Polytech 49

Cross County – Girls Varsity
Milford 16, Polytech 43
Milford 21, Dover 37

James Hagen, Henry Phalen, Andrew Eshelman and Trever Maloney put together a 1-2-3-4 scoring pack to help lead the boys past Dover and Polytech Monday. Meanwhile, Alexis Groce led the way for the girls as each team improved to 6-0 on the season. Brandon Munce, Jeremy Morgan and Jeremy Harper rounded out�the varsity boys, while Kelsey Cabrera, Amy Wilson, Hannah Uebele and Lydia Cole posted a great scoring pack for the girls. Janin Rodriguez, who raced to a career-best, and Taylor Hoey, rounded out the girls’ varsity. Maloney, Shane Feightner, Muneer Aziz, Mike & Chris Szczepanski, Brian Gilewski, Donique Hughes, Dante George, Josh McCormick, Zach Legg, Charles Peterson, Eric Velasquez, Dylan Schleigh, Saati Shah and Eric Nielson each ran to career times.

Tuesday, October 2

Volleyball – Girls Varsity
Indian River HS 3, Milford HS 1

Field Hockey Varsity
Indian River HS 0, Milford HS 6

Soccer – Boys Varsity
Sussex Tech 0, Milford HS 1
Second Half – Orta M 78:00

Wednesday, October 3

Cross Country Tidewater Classic
Boys Varsity, Girls Varsity

The girls�finished runner-up and�the boys third to score trophies at the�20-team Tidewater Classic Wednesday in Salisbury. Runner-up finisher Alexis Groce became the 5th MHS girl all-time to break 20 minutes with a 19:49, while Kelsey Cabrera (6th)�and Hannah Uebele (8th) also scored�Top 15�medals. Lydia Cole�and Amy Wilson ran great races, while Janin Rodriguez�and Taylor Hoey scored career-bests to round out the varsity. For the boys, Henry Phalen (5th, 17:17), James Hagen (9th, 17:38)�and Trevor Maloney (12th, 17:47) each nabbed a medal, while Andrew Eshelman�and Jeremy Morgan rounded out the scoring pack with strong runs. Brandon Munce�and Chandler Benson-Reid closed out the varsity. Hagen’s time ranked him�No. 18 on the MHSCC all-time fastest�5K�list. Shane Feightner, Brian Gilewski, Zach Legg, Charles Peterson, Janssen Pacarro,�Natalia Hernandez, Osi Chilton and Dania Rodas each added career-best times.

Thursday, October 4

Field Hockey Varsity
Milford HS 3, Caesar Rodney HS 2

First Half – Scruggs (Strange), M, 21:06; Niezgoda (Prillaman), CR, 12:05.
Second Half – Mills, M, 21:06; Niezgoda (Prillaman), CR, 14:35.
OT- Scruggs (Schukley), M, 6:20.


Friday, October 5

Football Varsity
Cape Henlopen HS 34, Milford HS 2


Soccer – Boys Varsity
Milford HS 1, Cape Henlopen HS 5

First Half – (C) J. Lesner 9:00, E. Escalante (M) 24:00, D. Cespedes (C) 26:00, J. Lesner (C) 38:00
Second Half – M. Merino (C) 44:00, M. Euler (C) 68:00

Saturday, October 6

Field Hockey Varsity
St. Mark’s HS 1, Milford HS 4

Cross Country – Boys & Girls Varsity

Alexis Groce finished 5th to lead the varsity girls to a 5th-place team trophy bowl and T-shirts Saturday at the Salesianum Invitational. Kelsey Cabrera, Hannah Uebele, Amy Wilson, Lydia Cole, Janin Rodriguez and Taylor Hoey helped lead the varsity pack. Battling the hills of Brandywine Creek State Park, 25 of 26 boys ran their Brandywine best times.