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6@4 CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, April 25- May 1, 1997 Quick Hitters By Dave Frederick NETTERS CORRAL SMYR- NA- Both the girls and boys ten- nis teams of Cape remained once beaten (Seaford) with victories over the Smyrna Eagles. In girls action, all three singles teams won while the duo of doubles teams dived to defeat. First singles play- er Kay "Animal" Cofrancesco re- mained undefeated beating Katie Pletch 6-4, 6-3. Amy Reardon de- feated Geneva Dooley 6-1, 7-6 (7- 5) while Sarah Marshall defeated Danielle Givens 6-2, 6-4. The first doubles team of Cape Dana "Danamite" Smith and Rebecca Martin lost 6-2, 6-1 while Lindsay King and Sarah Rolllngs lost 6-1, 6-O. On the boys side of the net, fwst singles player Regan Derrickson remained undefeated as he defeat- ed Heal Faires 6-4, 6-0. Jeff Nathan defeated Scott Craig at second singles 6-3, 6-0. Toan Nguyen of C.ape defeated Jon .Al- va at third singles 6-I, 4-6, 6-3. Cape's first doubles team. bf Keith Carlton and Dane Baich defeated John Lesley and Tnn Wyatt 6.4, 6-4 while the second doubles team of Marco Kaye and John Floyd lost 6-3, 6-3. RIDERS BOGART CAPE GOLF 152-165- Caesar Rodney improved its record to 5-0-1 with rash vsmm tm Plummer excels Jeff Plnmmor, state bench press record.holder, attend- ed the American Drug Pree Powerlffting Ammelat/on 8u- perltam Bench Preu Chm. pionship held April 20 in Pa. Plummet- lifted 50111m., a personal best In the 220 lb. division, The lift should place Plummet among the top ten for the en- tireUnited States. He was ae- eompanied by his training partner, Dan Stilwell of Lewes, and is planning to at- tend the National Bench Press Championships in Sep- tember. Plummor, a lifetime resident of Rehoboth, gradu- ated from Cape Henlopen High School in 1979 and holds a bachelor's degree in Imyehololy. memm Kay Cafraaeweo eym the Imll for a Imekhaad retm in bin. victory this week ove’ hm- 8m-aa oppeaent a convincing 152 to 165 victory over Cape Henlopen at Wild Quail Country Club. Three CR golfers - Matt Andrade, 35; Chris Hell, 37; and Brett Forbes, 38 - fnished ahead of Cape's first man, Ben Oakes, who shot a re- spectable 39. The remaining Cape scores were Dan Prettyman, 41; Mark Moore, 42; Scott Townsend, 43; Jerry Rawlins, 49; and Mike Tigue, 54. BASEBALL BEANED AGAIN- The Cape Henlopen baseball team, after a promising 3- I start of the season, dropped its seventh game in a row losing at home to Caesar Rodney 6-I. Cape is now 3-8, 1-5. Mike "Goose" Cunaingham went the distance for the Vikings and pitched well, recording eight strikeouts but dropped the decision to go 1-4 on the season. Joe Deloy homered for Cape. MARYBETH ALL-BIG 10- Bionic Mary Beth Ellis of Lewes, two time winner of the Rehoboth Biathlon, was named to the Acad- emic All-Big Ten team this past winter for her swimming exploits and 3.5 average while a student at Northwestern University. DESTROYERS SET TRY- OUTS- The Delaware Destroyers are not dead in the water but will return for a fourth season of ac- tion. Bob Jones will he the coach for the 1997 season. Tryouts for quarterbacks and kickers are scheduled for May 10 at William Henry Middle School in Dover. Regular team practices begin June 10 for this Mason Dixon Ix, ague semi-pro team. Call Coach Bob Jones at 69%9498 or media guy Mark FLSl at 734-9118. ROADRUNNERS RUNNING AND HIDING- The Delaware Tech Roadrunner softball team won two games last week against Del Tech Stanton campus to raise its season record to an unbeliev- able 25-1. The Owens campus team won game one 16-1 as pitch- er Mandy Pepper of Laurel re- mained untouchable and undefeat- ed and Wendy Elliot and Heather Sexton each went 3 for 4 at the plate. In game two, Terri Amalfi- tano pitched the Owens campus to a 16-7 victory as Beth Chaffinch went 3 for 5. ROADRUNNER HARD- BALL TEAM TAKES TWO- _Craig Walls went 4 for 6 in the game but it wasn't enough as Del Tech lost a slugfest to Mercer County Community College 21- 18. Later in the week the Road- runners got back on the winning track taking a pair from Salem Community College 13-6 and 11, 8 to raise their season record to 19-7. Pitcher Bobby Sartin was a winner in game one raising his season record to 4-0. GREYHOUNDS POCKET HEN LAXMEN-It's bad enough playing a ranked team (Loyola) at CuHey Field (in Baltimore) and feeling like a stooge trailing 14-3 after three quarters of play. The Blue Hens went on to lose 16-5 dropping to 2-9 on the season. But then mysteriously several Delaware players were missing their wallets from the visitors' locker room, but only one dress shirt had been pilfered. The Week Ahead In Sports FRIDAY, APRIL 2g • BASEBALL- Milton Middle at Seaford, 4 p.m.; Dover Air at Lewes Middle, 4 p.m. • SOFTBALL- Dover Air at Lewes Middle, 4 p.m.; Milton Middle at Seaford, 4 p.m. SATURDAY, APRIL 26 • LACROSSE- Sussex Tech at West Nottingham, 3 p.m.; Delcastle at Cape, 5:30 p.m. • SOCCER-GPadua at Cape girls, 5:30 p.m. • MONDAY, APRIL 28 , LACROSSE- A.I. DuPont at Cape boys varsity, 5:30 p.m, • BASEBALL- Milford at Milton Middle, 4 p.m. • SOFTBALL- Milford at Milton Middle, 4 p.m. TUESDAY, APRIL 29 • BASEBALL- Sussex Tech varsity at Woodbridge, 4:15 p.m.; Cape varsity at Lake Forest, 4:15 p.m.; Cape JV at Lake Forest, 4:15 p.m.; Woodbridge at Sussex Tech JV, 4:15 p.m. • SOFTBALL- Cape varsity at Lake Forest, 4:15 p.m.; Sus- sex Tech varsity at Woodbridge, 4:15 p.m.; Woodbridge at Sussex Tech JV, 4:15 p.m.; Cape JV at Lake Forest, 4:15 p.m. • TRACK- Seaford at Cape boys and girls, 3:30 p.m.; Sussex Tech at Smyrna, 3:30 p.m. • TENNIS- Cape girls at Milford, 4 p.m.; Milford at Cape boys, 4 p.m. • GOLF.- Cape at Dover, 4 p.m. • LACROSSE- Sussex Tech at Caravel, 4 p.m. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30 • BASEBALL- Lewes at Milton, 4 p.m. • SOFTBALL- Lewes at Milton, 4 p.m. • SOCCER- Cape at Seaford, 4 p.m. THURSDAY, MAY 1 • BASEBAIJ Cape varsity at Laurel, 4:15 p.m.; Delmar at Sussex Tech varsity, 4:15 p.m.; Cape JV at Laurel, 4:15 p.m.; Susse Tech JV at Delmar, 4:15 p.m.; • sOFrBAIJ.,- Delmar at Sussex Tech varsity, 4:15 p.m.; Cape varsity at Lmuel, 4:15 p.m.; Lmnel at Cape JV, 4:15 p.m.; Sussex Tech JV at Delmar, 4:15 p.m. • GOLF- Cape at Seaford/Polytech, 4 p.m. • TENNIS- Dover at Cape girls, 4 p.m.; Cape boys at Dover, 4 p.m. • LACROSSE- Cape at W'dliam Penn, 4 p.m.; Sussex Tech at Queen Anne JV, 4 p.m. Soccer Continued from page 65 end half we were really intense," said Friend. "We're getting there." "Our goal is to eliminate mental mistakes," said Myers. "We're getting good play from Sherry Swartzel in goal, but we have to do better in attack. We played poorly against Caesar Rod- Softball Continued from page 64 Katie Deleampo sent a rocket of a ball through an infielder's legs to drive two more runs home. Crys- tal Alexander sacrificed to score Delcunpo. The Lady Riders came back at the top of the fifth. However, when a Janice Savage double cleared the bases as the score jumped to 4-3, a Jsckie Warring- ton - Stephanie Warrington squeeze play between third and home earlier in the inning saved the Viking lead. Going two for three at the plate , on Tuesday, Manship RBI'd Lin- go again in the sixth for the final score of the day. Janice Savage ney, but we've improved in each of our last three games," said My- ers. "We're getting better." CORNER KICKS: The two losses give Cape a 1-4- l record heading into their next match against Padua on Saturday, April 26. Cape had a game scheduled against the Dover Senators April 23, but the match was canceled due to inclement weather. I had Caesar Rodney's only two hits. Cape faced Route 9 rival Sussex Central yesterday afternoon in what Cordrey described as "a huge game." "Of course, we go through the schedule and every game is important, but this week is an important time for us" Cordrey is assisted by Chip Davis and Mike Grifflth. In junior varsity action, the Vikings powered to a 17-7 victory over the Lady Riders. "Tiffany Morris pitched a great game," said Coach Chris Mattioni. Morris struck out nine and allowed only three earned runs. Briten Nelson went three for four with a triple and three RBI's. Amanda Hopkins @ent three for five with two RBI's and two runs scored.