2022 Caravel Softball state championship photo by Nick Haliday

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 programā€™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 softball celebrates after advacning to state championship photo by Nick Halliday

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 …

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DMA outlasts Sussex CentralĀ 

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Delaware Military Academy celebrates during the game against Sussex Central photo by Nick Halliday Delaware Military Academy defeated Sussex Central 13-10 Monday night at Wilson Field. DMA totaled nine hits in the game while Sussex Central collected ten hits in the high-scoring affair.Ā  Sussex Central opened up the scoring in the first inning after back to back walks to AJ …

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High School softball 2022 season preview

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  The 2021 softball season concluded with a thrilling extra-inning championship game between Caravel and Sussex Central. This season those two teams expect to be in the mix for another title run along with several other teams as Spring sports got underway this week. As always, pitching is the focus and the state is blessed with a multitude of talent …

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Caravel Academy Cruises in 50-16 Mat Victory over Sussex Central

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Caravel wrestling team after defeating Sussex Central, photo courtesy of Caravel Buccaneers Wrestling Facebook Georgetown – The defending Division II state champions Caravel Academy went on the road to Sussex Central on Wednesday night to start their dual meet season and on the strength of winning 11 of the 14 bouts won the dual meet 50-16.   The match began …

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Sallies advances with win over reigning champs

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

WILMINGTON ā€” Five different players scored for Salesianum as the Sals, the third seed in the DIAA Class 3A football tournament, knocked Sussex Central from the bracket with a 34-12 win on Nov. 27 at Abessinio Stadium. The win sets up a meeting at Middletown next weekend. The Sals and Cavaliers did not play this season. The tone was set …