The Dover Post's high school sports roundup recaps all the action for the area high school sports teams over the past week, including game scores and top performers.


Dover High School
Football
Record: 5-2, 2-1
The Dover High football team picked up its first conference loss of the season last week when it fell to Cape Henlopen, 25-24, Oct. 22. The Senators will try and bounce back when they visit Sussex Central High School at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29.

Field Hockey
Record: 2-8-1, 2-8-0
The Dover High field hockey team was shut out twice last week, first by Delmar, 7-0, Oct. 19, then against Sussex Tech, 13-0, Oct. 21. The Senators will try and right the ship when they host Sussex Central High School at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27.

Boys Soccer
Record: 9-2, 8-2
The Dover High boys soccer team extended its win streak to nine games last week when it beat Caesar Rodney, 5-3, Oct. 19, but saw that streak snapped when it lost its next game to Sussex Tech, 1-0, Oct. 21. Matt Hogsten scored four goals in the win for the Senators, who return to the field at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, at Smyrna High School.

Girls Volleyball
Record: 1-12, 1-8
The Dover High girls volleyball team started last week with a loss to Sussex Tech, 3-0 (25-9, 25-17, 25-12), Oct. 19, but came back in its next effort to win its first match of the season against Lake Forest, 3-0 (25-13, 25-16, 25-12), Oct. 21. Junior Marina Kaldas finished the win with four kills, three aces, two blocks and one dig. The Senators will close out their regular season at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, vs. St. Andrews School.

Boys Cross Country
The Dover High boys cross country team went 3-0 in a quad-meet last week by beating Saint Thomas More, 15-50, Cape Henlopen, 21-34, and Smyrna, 17-43, Oct. 20. Brandon Barnes was the top runner in the meet, finishing with a time of 17:45. The Senators will close out their regular season with a tri-meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, at Lake Forest High School, also vs. Caesar Rodney High School.

Girls Cross Country
The Dover High girls cross country team won only one piece of a quad-meet last week, defeating Saint Thomas More, 26-30, but falling to Smyrna, 16-44, and Cape Henlopen, 15-46, Oct. 20. The Senators will visit Lake Forest High School where they’ll also face Caesar Rodney High School in a tri-meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27.

Caesar Rodney High School
Football
Record: 4-3, 2-1
The Caesar Rodney High boys football team lost its first conference game of the season last week to Sussex Central, 29-22, Oct. 22. The Riders will face another southern team next weekend when they visit Sussex Tech High School at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29.

Field Hockey
Record: 8-4-1, 7-3-1
The Caesar Rodney High field hockey team broke a three-game losing streak last week with wins over Smyrna, 4-1, Oct. 19, and Polytech, 2-0, Oct. 21. Junior Carlyn Talerico scored twice in the win over Smyrna. The Riders will visit Woodbridge High School for their second-to-last game of the season at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27.

Boys Soccer
Record: 8-3-1, 8-2-1
The Caesar Rodney High boys soccer team failed to secure a win last week, first losing to Dover, 5-3, Oct. 19, then tying Cape Henlopen, 0-0, Oct. 21. The Riders will host another tough conference opponent in their next game at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, in Sussex Tech High School.

Girls Volleyball
Record: 15-2, 9-0
The Caesar Rodney High girls volleyball team won both its matches last week against Sanford, 3-0 (25-29, 25-20, 25-16), Oct. 18, and Delmar, 3-0 (25-17, 25-9, 25-11), Oct. 21. In the win over Delmar, Layla Shanehsaz had 13 kills, two aces, one block and one dig for the Riders, who closed their regular season on Oct. 25 at Middletown High School.

Boys Cross Country
The Caesar Rodney High boys cross country team swept a tri-meet last week by taking down Seaford, 15-49, and Woodbridge, 15-50, Oct. 20. The top-six finishers in the meet were from CR, including Jimmy Simons, 18:01, Terrell Oliver, 18:12, Brendan Horne, 18:17, Patrick Gallucci, 18:49, Julian Rich, 18:52, and Sam Phillips, 18:55. The Riders will close their regular season at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, at a tri-meet at Lake Forest High School, also vs. Dover High School.

Girls Cross Country
The Caesar Rodney High girls cross country team won a tri-meet last week when it beat both Seaford and Woodbridge by scores of 15-50 on Oct. 20. Karly Jones, 21:18, Leah Wells, 22:19, Amanda Seiwell, 22:51, and Jackie Mihok, 22:55, led the Riders in the win. CR’s regular season will come to a close with a tri-meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, at Lake Forest High School, also vs. Dover High School.

Lake Forest High School
Football
Record: 6-1, 4-1
The Lake Forest High football team won its sixth straight game last week when it defeated Indian River, 27-14, Oct. 22. Senior running back Quadir Bryant scored four touchdowns in the win for the Spartans, who look to make it seven wins in a row when they visit Woodbridge High School at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29.

Field Hockey
Record: 7-5, 6-5
The Lake Forest High field hockey team started last week with a tough 7-1 loss to Sussex Tech on Oct. 19, but bounced back to win games against Indian River, 4-2, Oct. 21, and Seaford, 2-1, Oct. 22. Senior Brooke Gannon scored twice in the win over Seaford for the Spartans, who return to action at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, vs. Delmar High School.

Boys Soccer
Record: 2-9, 1-9
The Lake Forest High boys soccer team lost its only game last week to Indian River, 6-0, Oct. 19. The Spartans next play at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, vs. Polytech High School.

Girls Volleyball
Record: 1-11, 0-10
The Lake Forest High girls volleyball team suffered two more defeats last week against Smyrna, 3-0 (25-23, 25-14, 25-11), Oct. 19, and Dover, 3-0 (25-13, 25-16, 25-12), Oct. 21. The Spartans will host Woodbridge High School for their next match at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28.

Boys Cross Country
The Lake Forest High boys cross country team won its only dual meet last week against Delmarva Christian, 15-50, Oct. 21. Sophomore Tyler Shelton finished third overall in the meet with a time of 18:25 for the Spartans, who will host a tri-meet to close the regular season at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, vs. Dover and Caesar Rodney high schools.

Girls Cross Country
The Lake Forest High girls cross country team lost both ends of a tri-meet last week to Polytech, 21-34, and Sussex Tech, 15-44, Oct. 21. The Spartans will host both Dover and Caesar Rodney high schools for a tri-meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27.

Polytech High School
Football
Record: 3-4, 2-2
The Polytech High football team lost its third straight game last week to Milford, 28-6, Oct. 22. The Panthers will try to bounce back in their next game at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at Delmar High School.

Field Hockey
Record: 8-1-2, 7-1-2
The Polytech High field hockey team beat Indian River, 4-0, Oct. 19, but then lost to Caesar Rodney, 2-0, Oct. 21. Emily Tull had a goal and an assist in the win for the Panthers, who next play at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, at Sussex Tech High School.

Boys Soccer
Record: 5-5, 4-5
The Polytech High boys soccer team pushed its win streak to five games last week with victories over Woodbridge, 8-1, Oct. 19, and Delmar, 2-1, Oct. 21. Junior Shawn McKay scored twice in the first win. The Panthers return to action at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, at Lake Forest High School.

Girls Volleyball
Record: 10-3, 9-2
The Polytech High girls volleyball team won back-to-back games last week against Sussex Central, 3-1 (25-22, 25-19, 20-25, 26-24), Oct. 20, and Indian River, 3-1 (25-19, 25-17, 25-20), Oct. 21. Chelsea Fry finished with nine kills, one ace, one block and three digs, and teammate Shannon Wissler had eight kills, one ace, two blocks, four digs and one assist. The Panthers will bring their regular season to a close at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, vs. Delmarva Christian High School.

Boys Cross Country
The Polytech High boys cross country team won its lone dual meet last week when it beat Delmarva Christian, 15-50, Oct. 21. The Panthers will bring their regular season to a close with a tri-meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, at Woodbridge High School, also vs. Sussex Central High School.

Girls Cross Country
The Polytech High girls cross country team split a tri-meet last week by defeating Lake Forest, 21-34, but losing to Sussex Tech, 18-40, Oct. 21. The Panthers next compete at 3:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, at the Kent County Championships, held at Killens Pond State Park.