All Star softball thriller ends with walk off win

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

Over 40 of Delaware’s best seniors took the field for their final high school softball game at the Smyrna Little Lass complex Tuesday evening. The “picture-perfect” weather complimented an outstanding performance by the Blue and Gold all stars in front of a large crowd. The Gold team included players from Caesar Rodney, Delmar, Delmarva Christian, Indian River, Laurel, Sussex Academy, …

Caravel scores late to win DIAA softball title

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

What started out as a pitcher’s duel ended up a 7-0 state championship for the Caravel Buccaneers Saturday at the University of Delaware softball field. Through four innings, Indian River’s Kinsley Hall was “perfect” retiring all 12 batters she faced. Kasey Xenidis of Caravel was pretty special too, keeping the Indians off the scoreboard, allowing 3 hits in her 5 …

After 25 years, Indian River returns to softball state final

Benny MitchellHeadlines, High Schools, Sports

Georgetown – Indian River head coach Sara Powell said their mantra all season has been to be 1% better each game. The past two games against Sussex Central and Delmarva Christian the Indians have been one run better, which was all they needed to reach the state championship game for the first time since 1998. The field at Delmarva Christian High …

Maxwell propels Caravel to softball title game

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, High Schools, Sports

  Caravel Academy softball coach Randy Johnson has efficiently used two pitchers this season as a formula to success. The Buccaneers combination of starter Kasey Xenidis and reliever Morgan Maxwell worked well in a 13-4 semifinal win that propelled the Bucs to Saturday’s DIAA championship game. Xenidis (13-1) pitched the first 3 innings against Laurel and handed a 6-3 lead …

Inside The Circle – DIAA softball semifinal preview

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  “And then there were four…the 24-team field has been reduced to the final 4 as the DIAA softball tournament continues Tuesday”. The Henlopen Conference-South makes up half the field as both No. 4 seed Laurel and No. 6 seed Indian River scored late in their quarterfinal games to advance. The top  seed, Caravel used 13 hits to score a …

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 …