Delaware represented well in Carpenter Cup softball

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Midd Penn won this year’s Carpenter Cup softball tournament held at FDR Park in Philadelphia this week, but the State of Delaware was well represented.  Delaware South went 3-0 to win its bracket in pool play Tuesday while Delaware North (2-1) finished second in the same bracket. That qualified both teams for Wednesday’s championship round. The tournament featured 16 teams …

Blue Gold Football Game

Blue wins DFRC All Star Football Game

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  Behind Salesianum’s Connor Campbell, the Blue snapped the Gold’s 4-game win streak with a 26-13 win Saturday night at Delaware Stadium. The win gives the Blue a 33-30-3 lead in the series that dates back to 1956. Campbell, passed for two touchdowns and more than 200 yards and was voted the game’s Outstanding Player. The Gold’s Lucas Ruppert of …

Appo returns to title game for third straight year

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Appo junior Owen Parrish smacked the 1st pitch of the game to deep left-center for a triple, propelling the Jags to an early lead they would not relinquish. Parrish scored on a wild pitch, and Chase Fleming came home on a Chad Lawrence single to give the 3rd seeded Jags a 1st inning 2-0 advantage. The bottom of the order …

Caravel wins thrilling softball championship over Sussex Central

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A Memorial weekend crowd of nearly 700 fans witnessed another great game between Caravel and Sussex Central at the University of Delaware. For the 2nd straight year, the Buccaneers won by a single run for the program’s record 12th DIAA softball state title. The game featured two sophomores in the circle in Madge Layfield of Central and Kasey Xenidis of …

Sussex Central wins pitching dual, returns to state finals

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Schools

For five innings Madge Layfield and Savannah Laird looked “unhittable” in a scoreless softball semifinal. Then the third time through the lineup, the Golden Knights found success against the Appoquinimink “ace” as MaKenna Messina lofted a first-pitch fastball over the centerfield fence in the top of the 6th to break up Laird’s perfect game. Two outs later, Mya Jones and …

Inside The Circle – DIAA Softball 1st Round Results

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

The DIAA softball tournament semifinals feature both teams that played in the championship game last year, three of the top 4 seeds, and a team that advanced to the semi’s last year in “bracket-buster” Laurel. No. 1 Caravel (17-1) hosts No. 13 Laurel (14-6) 5:00. This game is a rematch of a Caravel win on May 12th (9-4). The two …