Inside The Circle – Top 10 Week 6

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

We have approached the midpoint of the season for most teams and a few are starting to separate themselves from the “pack”. The Royals of Delmarva Christian remain “hot” as Kaylan Yoder recorded her career-best 20 strikeouts in a 2-0 win over previously unbeaten Appoquinimink in a game broadcast on 302 Sports. First year head coach Rachel Fetterman has the …

Inside The Circle – Top 10 Week 5

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

Tough news for Caesar Rodney and outstanding pitcher Peyton Shields. She suffered an apparent knee injury late in the game against Middletown on the 11th. Shields had a 1-0 lead when she left the game. The Cavaliers rallied to win 2-1 as Reese Founds recorded 17 strikeouts. Peyton told me she will see a specialist and have some tests performed. …

Inside The Circle: Week 3

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

Saturday’s storms “washed out” the softball action to end week two of the 2023 season, but things are starting to take shape as a handful of pitchers are establishing early dominance. Maybe none has been as impressive as Kaylan Yoder from Delmarva Christian. In her four games as a 1st-year senior for the Royals, Yoder has recorded 67 strikeouts and …

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Inside The Circle – DIAA Softball Tournament Preview

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Kasey Xenidis on the mond for Caravel Softball, photo by Nick Halliday   The 24-team field was announced Sunday by the DIAA softball committee. The top 8 seeds receive a 1st round bye, while the remaining 16 teams begin play on Tuesday the 17th. Here are the seeds and a preview of what should be a very competitive tournament. No. …

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Inside The Circle – Softball Week 7 Preview

GlennFrazerHeadlines, Sports

Savannah Laird pitching for Appoquinimink Softball, photo courtesy of Jack Pie The top 6 in our rankings all won last week. The only change in the top 10 is at the bottom as teams battle for conference titles and a spot in the 24-team field for the DIAA state tournament that is scheduled to begin May 17th. 1 No. Appoquinimink …

Inside The Circle – Softball Week 6 Preview

GlennFrazerHeadlines, Sports

Appoquinimink softball doing a handsake at the mound, photo courtesy of apposoftball Instagram We enter week six of the softball season with a little “shake up” at the top of the rankings. No. 1 Appoquinimink (10-0) is the only unbeaten program in the Top 10 with wins over a solid Wilmington of Charter and #7 St. Mark’s. Savannah Laird recorded …

Inside The Circle – Softball Week 5 Preview

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Angelina Edwards Red Lion throwing a pitch photo by Nick Halliday Week five begins today as many schools enjoy the Easter break. Top ranked Caravel takes a 7-0 record into Tuesday’s game at Seaford. Then the Bucs face two “out-of-state” programs Saturday. It will be a full week for No. 2 Sussex Central winners of 6 straight. First a rematch …

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Inside The Circle – Softball Mid-Week Results 4-12

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Ryleigh Thomas Saint Mark’s recorded a no-hitter, striking out 17 for the win photo by Nick Halliday Top ranked Caravel improved to 5-0 with an impressive 11-3 road win at #10 Smyrna Tuesday. The Bucs had 14 hits in the game including 2 home runs from Brooke Holdsworth, accounting for her 5 runs batted in. Mikayla Walsh and Haley Grygo …