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 program’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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Delaware Tech softball headed back to national tournament

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

The Delaware Technical Community College softball team is making a return trip to the NJCAA Division II Softball National Tournament after winning the NJCAA Region 19 and NJCAA Northeast District championships on May 17 in Georgetown. “This feels great,” Head Coach Guy Wilkins said. “It’s the first time in a very long time that this program has won back-to-back district …

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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 …

Pusey’s slam keys Red Lion softball win

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Red Lion softball celebrates at the plate after Peyton Pusey’s grand slam. Photo by Nick Halliday Senior lead off batter Peyton Pusey is known for her speed, but her power was on full display Wednesday night as she belted a grand slam with 2 outs in a tie game to give Red Lion Christian Academy a 7-3 lead it would …

Inside The Circle – Softball Mid-Week Results 4-12

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Ryleigh Thomas Saint Mark’s recorded a no-hitter, striking out 17 for the win photo by Nick Halliday Top ranked Caravel improved to 5-0 with an impressive 11-3 road win at #10 Smyrna Tuesday. The Bucs had 14 hits in the game including 2 home runs from Brooke Holdsworth, accounting for her 5 runs batted in. Mikayla Walsh and Haley Grygo …

Inside The Circle – Softball Mid-Week Results 4-7

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Savannah Laird of Appoquinimink on the mound against Red Lion photo courtesy of Appo softball Instagram Top ranked Caravel hasn’t played since defeating previously unbeaten Delmarva Christian 6-0 last Saturday. Caravel is 2-0 while the 5th ranked Royals are 3-1. No. 2 Laurel suffered a loss to unranked Delmar 3-1. The Wildcats were led by Josie Hollamon with 2 hits …

Appo’s big inning downs Red Lion

Nick Halliday High Schools, Sports

Appoquinimink Coach Brian Timpson huddles with a few players from his team photo courtesy of Appo Softball Instagram No. 4 Appoquinimink defeated No. 10 Red Lion 14-3 on Wednesday thanks to an eight run sixth inning. With a 6-2 lead the Jaguars sent twelve batters to the plate in the inning scoring the eight runs on five hits in the …