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Inside The Circle – DIAA Softball Tournament Preview

Nick Halliday Headlines, 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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Saint Mark’s edges Salesianum

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Saint Marks baseball celebrates after scoring a couple runs agaisnt Salesianum, photo by Nick Halliday Saint Mark’s baseball was able to edge Salesianum in a high scoring affair. The game was originally scheduled on May 4th, but had been postponed twice. Salesianum won the game they faced each other earlier in the season at Salesianum 7-4 which had Spartans looking …

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DMA needs comeback win to defeat Charter

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Drew Simpson of DMA went 2-4 scoring a run and knocking in one, photo by Nick Halliday The No.6 Delaware Military Academy (DMA) Seahawks hosted the Charter School of Wilmington Tuesday night at Frawley Stadium. In a pitcher’s duel the Seahawks trailed 1-0 late in the game during the Diamond State conference matchup.  The Seahawks finally got to Charters’ pitcher, …

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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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Red Lion survives scare from unranked Archmere

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Peyton Pusey at bat for Red Lion Christian Academy, photo by Nick Halliday Fifth ranked Red Lion Christian Academy had to fight from behind on “Senior Night” to gain a softball win against Archmere 15-10 Wednesday. Senior Peyton Pusey led the way with 3 hits in 4 at-bats including two home runs and 4 runs-batted-in. Pusey, along with seniors Regan …

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Big third inning lifts Appoquinimink

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Appoquinimink Baseball huddles at frist base, photo by Nick Halliday The Appoquinimink Jaguars trailed St Georges Hawks before scoring five runs in the bottom of the third inning to take the lead. St George’s led 4-1 before the big third inning by the Jaguars. In the top of the first the Hawks got the scoring started on an RBI single …

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Inside The Circle – Softball Week 7 Preview

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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 …

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Griffing’s grand slam lifts Red Lion

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Alayna Griffing hit a grand slam giving the Lions a 6-4 lead, photo by Nick Halliday Conrad went into the Lion’s Den ready to play No. 5 ranked Red Lion. The Red Wolves scored three runs  in the top of the first with an RBI single by Adriana Pesce followed by a two run home run off the bat of …

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Czarnecki leads Sallies in victory over Conrad

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Zach Czarnecki of Salesianum winding up to throw a pitch in the win over Conrad, photo by Nick Halliday Zach Czarnecki of Salesianum baseball team led the Sals at the plate and on the mound. Czarnecki went all seven innings for Salesianum as he allowed five hits, one run, one walk, while striking out seven Red Wolves batters earning the …