Girls sports in the home stretch with some key battles this week

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The calendar has turned to May and the spring sports season is winding down. That means some key matchups as the postseason looms.

Soccer

Monday

soccerSt. Mark’s (3-7) at Ursuline (5-3-1), 3:45 p.m. The Raiders look for their third win in a row and to avenge an earlier loss to the Spartans. St. Mark’s lost to two ranked teams last week.

Caravel (6-2-1) at St. Elizabeth (3-6-1), 3:45 p.m. The Vikings host the No. 3 team in Division II as both teams are coming off loses to Padua.

Tuesday

St. Thomas More (0-7-1) at Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security (2-4), 3:30 p.m. The Ravens look to get in the win column.

Padua (12-0) at Archmere (8-0-1), 3:45 p.m. The Auks, ranked second in Division II, host the top-ranked Division I team in an early week soccer showdown. The Auks and Pandas both display good offensives and defenses that don’t give up many shots.

Wednesday

Tatnall (1-9) at St. Elizabeth, 3:45 p.m.

Thursday

Archmere at Ursuline, 3:45 p.m.

Friday

St. Mark’s at St. Georges Tech (7-3-1), 3:45 p.m.

 

Softball

Monday

softballSmyrna (9-0) at Ursuline (3-5), 3:45 p.m. The Raiders lost twice last week and now they face a 9-0 Eagles team.

Tuesday

Archmere (5-7) at Newark Charter (2-9), 3:45 p.m. The Auks look to end a four-game losing streak with a road win against a Patriots team that beat the Auks earlier this year.

Red Lion (5-3) at St. Elizabeth (4-6), 3:45 p.m. The Vikings look for their third straight win face a tough Red Lion team that wants to end a two-game losing streak.

Wednesday

St. Elizabeth at St. Mark’s (6-6), 4 p.m. The Spartans look for their third straight win.

Thursday

Archmere at Ursuline, 3:45 p.m.

St. Mark’s at Lake Forest (10-3), 4 p.m.

Padua (9-0) at Milford (3-7), 4:15 p.m. The Pandas are ranked second in the state and look to stay unbeaten.

Friday

Wilmington Christian (3-8) at Ursuline, 3:45 p.m.

Saturday
Milford at St. Elizabeth, 2 p.m.

 

Lacrosse

Monday

lacrosseSt. Mark’s (4-4) at Sanford (1-7), 4 p.m. The Spartans start a busy week with the first of three road games and would like to kick off with the win.

Archmere (6-2) at Polytech (9-2), 5 p.m. The Auks travel to the second-ranked Panthers looking for the upset win.

Indian River (3-6) at St. Thomas More (3-3), 5 p.m. The Ravens look to get over .500 on the season with a busy week.

Newark Charter (6-3) vs. Padua (4-5) at A.I. DuPont, 6 p.m. It’s senior night for the Pandas.

Tuesday

Ursuline (6-2) at Newark Charter, 3:45 p.m. The Raiders start a busy week on the road.

Wednesday

Ss. Peter and Paul (Md.) at St. Thomas More, 4 p.m.

St. Mark’s at Friends (6-4), 4 p.m.

Padua at Archmere, 4:15 p.m.

Thursday

Padua at Ursuline, 3:45 p.m. The Pandas get the Auks and Raiders on back-to-back days, which is not an easy task.

Friday

Hodgson (2-9) at St. Thomas More, 3:45 p.m.

St. Mark’s at Appoquinimink (6-5), 3:45 p.m.

Saturday

Archmere at Ursuline, 2:30 p.m. This is a huge game for both schools as the postseason looms.