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Appo qualifies for the DIAA baseball final
Appoquinimink dominates Saint-Marc in DIAA baseball semifinals, returns to title game
Kevin Tresolini, Delaware News Journal
It was a busy Thursday for high school athletes across Delaware.
The champions were crowned in tennis and lacrosse, and the baseball semifinals determined which teams would advance to the final.
Here is an overview of the events:
Baseball: Appoquinimink blanks Saint-Marc to reach the final
Evan Bouldin threw his second straight shutout in the state tournament to lead defending champion Appoquinimink to a 3-0 victory over Saint-Marc in the semi-finals of the DIAA baseball tournament on Thursday.
STORY: Defending champion Appoquinimink returns to state baseball title game
Baseball: DMA defeats Caravel to win first trip to title game
Delaware Military Academy let slip a 1-0 lead early in the seventh inning, but rallied by two points late in the period to claim a 3-2 victory over Caravel Academy in the tournament’s other semi-final. baseball DIAA on Thursday.
Drew Simpson’s single in the bottom of the seventh scored the winning point and sent the Seahawks into their first state championship game, where they face Appoquinimink on Saturday.
STORY: After crazy 7th inning, DMA reaches first DIAA baseball final
Tennis: Dover girls and Tower Hill boys repeat as state champions
The Dover Girls and Tower Hill Boys tennis teams had to wait another year to defend their DIAA 2019 tennis tournament tag team championships after COVID-19 wiped out the entire 2020 season.
The wait didn’t seem to bother either team, as both teams capped solid regular seasons by winning state tag team titles again on Thursday.
STORY: Despite an extended wait, the Dover girls and the Tower Hill boys defend the DIAA tennis crowns
Women’s lacrosse: Cape Henlopen defeats Tatnall to extend crown title streak
Cape Henlopen won their 12th straight DIAA Girls Lacrosse tournament title and 153rd straight game against Delaware high school teams, beating Tatnall 17-10 at Dover High School.
But it wasn’t easy against a Tatnall side who hadn’t lost this season and resumed their way into the game in the second half.
STORY: Cape Henlopen pursues the dynasty of lacrosse girls, but not without a challenge from Tatnall
Men’s lacrosse: Salesianum beats Cape Henlopen in state final
After nearly two years of waiting, Salesianum sparked accumulated frustration in the DIAA Boys Lacrosse Tournament final on Thursday night, beating Salesianum 12-10 in a rematch of the 2019 Championship game at Dover High School.
STORY: Sallies get revenge on Cape Henlopen in DIAA boys’ lacrosse final
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