October 9, 2022
Mt. Pleasant announced their Athletes of the Month for September. For the boys it was Aydan Boston from the football team.
For the Green Knight girls the Athlete of the Month was Harper Davis from the volleyball team.
Smyrna beat Caesar Rodney convincingly, 7-1. Kirsten Johnson scored 4 goals for the Eagles. Dru Moffett assisted on three of them and added a goal. Bree Moffett knocked in 2 goals also. The Eagles outshot the Rider 26-2 to improve to 7-1.
Conrad beat Christiana 48-28. Red Wolves QB Gabe Welsh threw 19 times completing 16 of those passes for 380 yards and 5 TDs. Lenniek Preston caught 7 of them for 236 yards and 2 touchdowns and Jay Wells-Huff had three touchdowns out of his five catches for 101 yards. It was the first win of the year for Conrad. Christiana heads into next week still seeking their first.
Sophomore Jeymeire Snell had three touchdowns over 50 yards each in Lake Forest's 53-24 win over Newark. He caught both a 63-yard and 50-yard touchdown pass and had an 88-yard interception return for a touchdown. Lake Forest is now 4-1 as Newark falls to 3-2.
Juan Bedolla scored twice and assisted on three other goals for the Tigers of AI duPont. They beat St. Elizabeth's 6-1.
St. Marks won the battle of the two remaining undefeated volleyball teams in Delaware. They beat Newark Charter 3-1 dropping just their first set of the year. Julia Yurkovich had 23 kills to lead the Spartan offense. Freshman setter Maddie Way had 42 assists and libero Taylor Holly was credited with 45 digs on defense. The Spartans are 9-0 and the Patriots 8-1.
At the Manhattan College Cross Country Invitational at Van Cortlandt Park, Tatnall's Carlita Kaliher, Katrina Endres and Katie Payne came in 1-2-3 in the Girl's Varsity E division.
This was a 4000-meter run, or 2.5 miles, as opposed to the usual 3.1 miles.
140 runners competed in this division and the Hornets left their marks on the medal podium for Delaware. Kaliher won with a time of 15.15, Endres 15:27 and Payne 15:34.
Sophia Holgado took third in the Varsity C race for Padua. The Pandas had three in the top twenty out of 173 runners including Mary Flanagan and Kelsey Wolff.
Archmere's Maddie Priest was 9th.