Smyrna High School sports report and schedule
Here are recaps of Smyrna High School sports contests from last week with a look ahead to this week's schedule.
Varsity football report:Smyrna soars over Dover 40-7
Volleyball team defeats Delmar and Milford
The volleyball team opened the season with a pair of 3-0 shutouts.
On Oct. 20, the Eagles defeated Delmar by scores of 25-6, 25-7 and 25-16 at home.
Leading Smyrna in each statistical category were:
Kills – Anna Richardson 7; Sophia Basler 5;
Aces – Sofia Lerro 4; Megan Carroll 3;
Blocks – Hannah Osborne 1; Megan Carroll 1; Sophia Basler 1;
Digs – Sofia Lerro 3; Gianna Romano 3; Carly Timblin 3;
Assists – Sofia Lerro 5; Gabriella Davis 3; Hannah Osborne 3.
On Oct. 22, Smyrna soared over Milford 25-3, 25-9 and 25-20 on the road.
Leading the Eagles were:
Kills – Anna Richardson 8; Sophia Basler 8;
Aces – Hannah Osborne 3; Gianna Romano 2; Gabriella Davis 2; Anna Richardson 2;
Blocks – Anna Richardson 1;
Digs – Sophia Basler 8; Hannah Osborne 3; Tush 3;
Assists – Sofia Lerro 8; Gabriella Davis 7.
Next games: Oct. 27 at Indian River, 5:30 p.m.; Oct. 29 at Cape Henlopen, 4 p.m.; Nov. 2 home vs. Lake Forest, 4 p.m.
Soccer team tames Wildcats
The boys soccer team started the season with a 6-3 win at Delmar Oct. 20. The Eagles jumped out to a 3-0 lead and extended it to 6-1 in the second half before the Wildcats added 2 late goals.
Scoring goals for Smyrna were:
Easley Pierson on an assist from Ethan Workman,
Ethan Workman on an assist from Lestath Savage,
Lestath Savage unassisted,
Lestath Savage on an assist from Ramiro Esteban,
Daniel Godoy unassisted,
Ayomide Gbadebo unassisted.
Smyrna outshot the Wildcats 18-5.
Mannering made 3 saves for the Eagles.
On Oct. 22, the Eagles were edged by Milford 1-0 at home.
Next games: Oct. 27 home vs. Indian River, 6 p.m.; Oct. 29 home vs. Cape Henlopen, 6 p.m.; Nov. 2 at Lake Forest, 4 p.m.
Field hockey team ties Milford
After a 4-0 loss to Delmar Oct. 20, the Eagles bounced back to tie Milford 2-2 Oct. 22.
Against Delmar, Brynn Rifino made 10 saves while Triniti Diamond and Regan Nacrelli each made a defensive save.
In the Milford game, Smyrna trailed 2-0 in the first half but scored twice in the second half for the tie.
Dru Moffett scored on an assist from Emily Thompson, and Madison Simpson scored unassisted for the Eagles who outshot the Buccaneers 7-6. Each team had 8 penalty corners.
In goal, Brynn Rifino made 5 saves.
Next games: Oct. 27 at Indian River, 5:30 p.m.; Oct. 29 at Cape Henlopen, 4 p.m.; Nov. 2 home vs. Lake Forest, 3 p.m.
Cross country teams split meet with Panthers
In the cross country season openers Oct. 21 at Blackbird State Forest, the girls team defeated Polytech 25-34 (low score wins) while the boys team lost to the Panthers 18-39 (lNo individual results for the Eagles were posted by the Sun-Times deadline.
Next meet: Oct. 28 vs. Sussex Tech at Blackbird Creek Reserve, 3 p.m.
Unified flag football team tops Raiders
The Smyrna High School unified flag football team opened the season with a 26-7 victory over Woodbridge Oct. 20. Individual statistics weren’t available by the Sun-Times deadline.
Next game: Nov. 4 at Dover, 4 p.m.
Restrictions on spectators
Only two guests per player are permitted at the Smyrna High School home games, and the guests must register with the school 24 hours in advance. Masks must be worn and social distancing is required.
More on the policy:Only guests of players allowed as spectators at Smyrna High games