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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Nov. 9 Nov. 15, 2001- 105 Palmer lifts Lewes past Milton By Dave Frederick hockey field was a social scene to be sure as Milton was in town to battle favored Lewes in season- ending cross-district field hockey action. Tons of kids from the two schools socialized on the sidelines and a few even watched the game. "My little girls were tired as this was their fourth game in a week," said Milton coach Leslie Peck, who is assisted by her sister, Don na. Chelsea Palmer of Lewes scored the hat trick for the game scoring a goal in the first half and two in the second as Lewes won the hard-fought game 3-2. Milton had tied the game in a first half controlled by Lewes l-1 on a goal by Casey Reynolds. Palmer put Lewes back in front then the tide turned in favor of Milton. Ellery Mathews turned away numerous rushes and shots on goal by Milton, but Brooke Bennett finally "cracked the code by scoring with only 3:15 left in the game to tie the score 2-2. Lewes set up for a corner witfi under 10 seconds to play and in the frenzy in front of the net, with Milton goalie Stephanie White having been knocked to the ground, Chelsea Palmer found the back of the net for the game win- ner. "We've only scored off one other corner all season" said an elated Lewes coach Kristin Gray, who is assisted by her sister Brooke. Dan Cook photo Lewes Middle School's Jesse Shinn, left, battles Milton's Erin Bailey, center and Ashley Van Reese for possession of the ball in Lewes' 3-2 last second victory OVER 40 TAX-FREE O U T LE"S Quick Hitters CAPE FROSH TOP CEN- TRAL - Cape's freshman football team defeated Sussex Central Wednesday, Nov. 7. Cape lost to Sussex Central in their pervious meeting this year 42-0. Andrew Edwards scored iri the fourth quarter on a five-yard touchdown run after a long drive downfield. Andrew Long ran in the 2-point conversion to give Cape a 8-6 lead and the win. Ray Jackson, Long andEdwards took control of the offense along with a good offen- sive Jine. Cape had a strong de- fense led by Sam Cashdollar and Bobby Hopkins. The defensive line also helped to hold the Knights to six .points. This win improves their record to 3-4. Cape next plays Indian River on Wednesday, Nov. 14. GET OFF ME HOME - East Coast Structural Movers won the Cape Henlopen Co-Ed softball league championship tournament played Oct. 27. The East Coasters defeated the Roadhouse and La- batts Blue and split with Big Fish and beat Abizaks to win the title. Players on the east Coast team include player-coach Bill "Silver Fox" Cordrey, Mike Griffith, Justin Davis, Ralph "Shaken" Bayko, Julius Maull, Joe Robin- son, Phil Sullivan, Todd Baynum, Steve Roach, John Murray, Alli- son Griffith and Michelle West. Dan Cook photo Andrew Long scored the lone touchdown for Cape as the- Vikings tripped Sussex Central 8-6. LEWES MIDDLE WINS THIRD STRAIGHT . The Lewes Middle School football team posted its third straight win by downing Laurel 24-0 on Nov. 1. Lewes took an 8-0 lead in the first half when quarterback Mitch Witman connected with Chris Donges on a 30-yard touchdown strike. In the second hall Witman scored on runs for 40 and 60 yards to seal the victory. Football Continued from page 104 win." Baltimore is at dangerous and underachieving Ten- nessee for the Monday night game, EAGLES TOP CARDINALS - James Thrash caught a pair of touchdown passes and Brian Mitchell returned the opening kickoff as the Eagles escaped the desert and the Arizona Cardinals with a 21- 7 win. "We left after the pregame warmup and Andy [Ea- gles coach Andy Reid] said he felt like we were go- ing to get one today," Mitchell said. "We did see some things that we had against their kickoff coverage and didn't know it was going to open up like it did, but the guys did a great job of blocking and opened up a big hole." McNabb went 12-for-17 for 176 yards with two touchdowns and an interception in the first half. He finished 19-for-33 tbr 238 yards, while Thrash had four catches for 80 yards. "We tried to get back to what we did earlier in the season and we connected on some different routes and got everybody involved." McNabb said. The Eagles, 4-3, will host the fan-friendly but struggling Minnesota Vikings in the 4 p.m. game this Sunday afternoon. .... II Ney, Stop into Rehoboth Outlets' Customer Service Center (in Center 3 next to Paper Factory) and pick up a free Sandy Dollar Coloring Page. While you're there, register to be on Sandy Dollar's mailing list, and you'll receive Sandy's newsletter, coming soon. REHOB00I'H+ Closer than you think on Rt, 1 in Rehoboth Beach, DE Mon-Sat 10AM-9PM, Sun 10AM-6PM 888-SHOP333 302-226-9223 EXTRAORDINARY SAVINGS EVERY DAY. TM