DIAA 2021 baseball playoff 1st round results

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Cape Henlopen 12, Sanford 0

Hunter Rauch was 2 for 3 with 3 RBI’s for Cape. Austin Rhue was 2 for 2 with a pair of RBI’s, Nick Cox hit a 3-run homerun, Justin Marsh was 1 for 2 with a 2-run homerun, and Mason Kosc added a pair of hits to round out the Cape offense. Vikings pitchers allowed 1 hit while striking out 9 over the 5 inning game. Michael Marshall had the lone hit for Sanford.

Dover 6, Concord 5

Dover’s Hunter Chambers pitched 6+ innings with 5 strikeouts for the win over Concord in the second round of the DIAA playoffs. Connor McPhail came on in the seventh for the save for the Senators. Chambers was (4-4) with 2 runs, Sir Bauer (2-3) with 2 RBI and Marquis Guy had an RBI double for the Dover offense. ¬†Luke Gabrysh had 3 hits and reached all 4 times for Concord.

Middletown 6, Wilmington Friends 5

Middletown comes back to win in the 7th inning, with an RBI Double by Senior, Connor Wootten, and then Senior Joey Wagner, hits a walk-off 2 RBI Single. Joey Wagner was 3-3 with a walk. Connor Wootten and Zak Sophy collected 2 hits each for Middletown. Senior, Brett Mckune throws 4 innings for Mtown, giving up 0 ER’s. Erskine threw 5.2 solid innings, only allowing 2 ER’s for the Quakers. Huxtable tallied 2 hits.

Caravel 12, Milford 2

Logan Boettcher pitched a complete game scattering five hits with 4 strikeouts to earn the win. Ben Farraj, Bryce Sterling, Boettcher, and Ryan Lester each collected two hits for the Buccaneers.  Sterling and Lester also added 3 rbi each.  Mason Morris went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Milford in hits. Ryan Zimmerman had a hit and 2 rbi.

Salesianum 14, Wilmington Charter 5

Salesianum catcher, Luke Swift, batted 1.000 with 4 plate appearances including a home run.¬† Deuce Rzucidlo went 4 for 5 with 2 RBIs.¬† Brody Valentine went 2 for 3 with a triple and 3 RBIs.¬† Aidan O’Brien pitched 2.2 innings of relief for Salesianum striking out 4 while allowing only 1 hit and no runs.¬† Daniel Song and Justin Terranova each had a base hit and an RBI for Wilmington Charter.

St Marks 16, Redlion 0

Jack Burns and Steven Mann pitched 5 strong innings while only allowing 2 hits.  Jaden Todd and Michael Clarke contributed 2 hits each for the Spartans.  Will Koble had 2 hits for Red Lions.

Sussex Central 8, Hodgson 0

Chase Boyle pitched a complete game allowing just 3 hits and striking out 11. TJ Morris led the Knights offense going 3-4 with 2 doubles.

Lake Forest 3, Delmarva Christian 1

Lake Forest jumped on the Royals early off the bat of Leighton Webb scoring Chase Killen. The Royals responded on an infield single by Chase Hesson, scoring Tommy Obertubbesing.  John Mudri kept the Royals off balance and pitched a complete game, striking out 7. Tommy Obertubbesing and Chase Hesson each collected two hits for Royals.

Sussex Tech 16, Brandywine 0

The Ravens cranked out 17 hits on the day including 6XBH. Alex Adams threw 4 strong innings for Tech, allowing 2 hits while recording 4K’s. Nathan Taylor, Patrick Campbell, Aidan Kee, and Matthew McGill each had a hit for Brandywine.

Smyrna 5, Delmar 3

¬†Drummond earns the win behind 6.0 strong innings, surrendered 3 runs, scattered 6 hits with 6 K’s. Smyrna’s Connor Strauss got things started off in the 1st inning with a triple to right field and later scored on a wild pitch. Delmar plated 1 run on single by Rhodes and a RBI double by Collis. Mason Drummond stuck out Callaway to end the 6th. Bottom of 7th, Smyrna’s Shawn Mannering takes the bump in relief of Mason Drummond. Mannering gets the save on a ground out to Connor Wilson.
St Georges 9, Newark Charter 8
The Hawks offense had seven hitters contribue a hit in the first round tournament victory. Joseph McDermott and Michael Breen led with two hits each while Nathan Arterbridge and Campbell Stark homered for the Hawks. Chris Marchioni had two hits and three RBIs for Newark Charter.
Appoquinimink 12, Caesar Rodney 3
Appo was led on the mound by Aidan Deakins who threw 6 strong innings. The offesnive charge was led by Colby Niggebrugge who collected 4 hits. Lorenzo Carrier and Austin Prior added 3 hits each. Keegan Miller also had a strong day for the Jags collecting 2 hits and 4 RBI’s. Armstrong, Rigby, Wrede, and Harvey each had 1 hit for Caesar Rodney.
Tower Hill 9, St Elizabeths 8
Tower Hill banged out 11 hits oin the victory. ¬†Anthony Muscelli was 3-3 with two RBI’s and a double. ¬†Jack Zungailia went 2-3 with a homer, double and two RBI’s. ¬†Marty Coyne had two hits and 4 RBI’s. ¬†For St. Elizabeth, Jaden Dickerson went 2-3 with three runs scored, Nate Schurga went 2-4 with 3 RBI’s and Robert Falcone had two hits and a run scored.
Delaware Military (DMA) 8, Sussex Academy 1
Pat Crawford picked up the win finishing with 8 K’s. Mason Deluca, Logan Wiley, and Zack Morris all has multiple hits for the Seahawks. ¬†Deluca finished with 5 RBIs. SA- Brayden Tidwell, Chet Mariner, and Patrick Donahue all had a hit for Sussex Academy.
Conrad 13, Polytech 2
Conrad pulled away for good with eight runs in the second inning. In the second Tyler Reinert doubled  scoring one run, an error scored one run for Conrad , Tyler Purring tripled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs, Jeremy Coleman singled scoring one run,Brett  Walmsely doubled on scoring one run, and Braedon Scherer homered  scoring two runs.Reinert took the win for Conrad . The pitcher went four innings, allowing two runs on three hits and striking out ten. Logan Myers threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.McVey took the loss for Polytech. The hurler went one and one-third innings, allowing eight runs on five hits and striking out three.

Indian River 18, Archmere 11 


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