Postseason creeps closer as girls seasons move on


For The Dialog

The girls’ spring sports season is in full swing as we hit the final week of April. The matchups take on added importance as the playoffs approach.



Tatnall (1-6) at Archmere (6-0-1), 3:45 p.m. The Auks beat two good teams last week and the fourth-ranked team in Division II has been tough at home.


Padua (10-0) at St. Elizabeth (3-5-1), 3:45 p.m. The Vikings host top-ranked Padua, which is a top-20 team in the nation.

St. Thomas More (0-5-1) at Friends (2-5), 4 p.m. The Ravens travel north looking for a win against a Quakers team that has lost five of six.


Archmere at St. Mark’s (3-5), 4 p.m. The Spartans upset Division II third-ranked Delaware Military Academy last week and start the week playing a tough schedule.


Ursuline (4-3-1) at St. Andrews (3-6), 4 p.m. The Raiders won two games last week and took DMA to double overtime before falling.

Padua at Caravel (5-1-1), 5:30 p.m. The defending champions from Division I and II meet. The Buccaneers have had success against the Pandas in the regular season.


St. Mark’s at Middletown (7-0-1), 3:30 p.m.

Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security (1-4) at St. Thomas More, 4 p.m.




Archmere (5-4) at Padua (7-0) 3:45, p.m., at Midway Softball Complex. The Auks beat undefeated Conrad last week and now look to knock the Pandas from the unbeaten ranks.

St. Mark’s (4-6) at Ursuline (3-3), 3:45 p.m., at Midway Softball Complex. The Spartans look for the season sweep against the Raiders, who have won three straight and have revenge on their minds.

St. Elizabeth (3-6) at Delcastle (2-8), 4 p.m. The Vikings look for their second straight road win.

Glasgow (1-5) at St. Thomas More (2-4), 3:45 p.m. The Ravens look for their third win of the season at the start of a busy week.


Archmere at Delaware Military Academy (2-4), 3:45 p.m.

St. Elizabeth at St. Mark’s, 4 p.m.

Dickinson (1-6) at St. Thomas More, 4:15 p.m.

Padua at Red Lion (6-1) 7 p.m. The No. 5 Lions host the fourth-ranked Pandas under the lights in a big primetime showdown.


Seaford (1-7) at St. Mark’s, 4 p.m.

Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security (0-5) at St. Thomas More, 4 p.m.


Ursuline at Concord, 10 a.m.

Appoquinimink (7-1) at Archmere, noon

Delaware Military Academy at Padua, noon




Caesar Rodney (4-4) at Ursuline (6-2), 3:45 p.m. The Raiders look to get back in the win column against a good Riders team.

Sussex Tech (2-5) at St. Thomas More (3-2), 4 p.m. A busy week begins for the Ravens, who want to start with a home win.

Padua (3-3) at Indian River (3-3), 4:30 p.m. The Pandas won three games last week to even their record and are looking for their fourth straight win.


Archmere (5-1) at Tower Hill (6-2), 3:45 p.m. The fourth-ranked Hillers host No. 5 Archmere. The Auks were dominant against Caesar Rodney last time out, while the Hillers beat St. Mark’s and have won six in a row.


Padua at Caravel (7-1), 3:30 p.m.


Padua at Smyrna (5-2), 4 p.m.

Delaware Military Academy (1-6) at St. Thomas More, 5:15 p.m.

Newark Charter (4-2) at Archmere, 5 p.m.


St. Thomas More at Dover (2-4), 11 a.m.

St. Mark’s (3-4) at Concord (4-2), 1 p.m.