Caravel wins thrilling softball championship over Sussex Central

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

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 …

Delaware Tech softball set to host Region 19 tournament as top seed

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Delaware Tech Softball Team 2022 Delaware Technical Community College’s softball team finished the regular season with a 28-2 record and has earned the top seed in this weekend’s NJCAA Region 19 Softball Tournament. Delaware Tech will also host the double elimination tournament on May 13 and 14 at the Georgetown campus. The winner of this tournament will advance to the …

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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 …

Inside The Circle – Softball Mid-Week Results 4-7

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Savannah Laird of Appoquinimink on the mound against Red Lion photo courtesy of Appo softball Instagram Top ranked Caravel hasn’t played since defeating previously unbeaten Delmarva Christian 6-0 last Saturday. Caravel is 2-0 while the 5th ranked Royals are 3-1. No. 2 Laurel suffered a loss to unranked Delmar 3-1. The Wildcats were led by Josie Hollamon with 2 hits …

Inside The Circle – Softball results from April 2

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Mikayla Walsh Caravel Softball photo by Ben Fulton Eight of the Top 10 were in action Saturday. Top ranked Caravel blanked previously unbeaten Delmarva Christian 6-0. Junior Brooklyn Richardson allowed just 2 hits in 6 innings of work to get the win. Kendall Browne had 3 hits for the Buccaneers while Mikayla Walsh added two hits. Rachel Hall and Lydia …

Dowdy opens season with a gem

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Dover Softball team posing after defeating Cape Henlopen photo by Dover Lady Senators Facebook page Dover senior Alexis Dowdy was nearly “unhittable” Tuesday as she struck out 12 and allowed just 2 singles in a 5-inning shut-out win at Cape Henlopen 11-0 in the season opening softball game for both schools. A sparse crowd braved the blustery conditions as wind …

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Delaware-South wins record 6th Carpenter Cup softball title

Betsy Price Sports

Delaware South team members are in back (l-r) Zoey Coco (Delmar), Torian Rayfield (Seaford), Kate Evick (Sussex Central), Madge Layfield (Sussex Central), Couri Smith (Laurel), Kylee Hill (Laurel) and Kandice Schlabach (Delmarva Christian). In front are Kingsley Hall (Indian River), Jillian Collins (Indian River), Carlie Venables (Laurel), Lilli Showacre (Delmarva Christian) and Josie Hollamon (Delmar). SUBMITTED PHOTOS   By Glenn …