Laurel edges Smyrna for Henlopen title, Laurel Bulldogs scored in the top of the 7th inning for the win
As the final week of the regular-season winds down, things are “heating” up on softball diamonds around the state.
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Seaford will be the fifth seed in the state tournament, and Smyrna is the 6th seed.
Smyrna will face Seaford for the Henlopen Conference championship at 4 p.m. Saturday at Dover High School.
The Riders trailed by only three points early in the second quarter, then Smyrna ratcheted up the defense.
Dover refused to quit, keeping the game close until the end, when the final shot rimmed out.
In the night’s most thrilling bout, the Riders’ Josh Harvey scored a takedown in the final seconds for a 13-12 decision over Brandon West.
Smyrna held CR 33 points below its season average of more than 85 points in their first four games.