Showdowns mark boys sports schedule this week

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The boys’ seasons heat up this week with some big rivalry showdowns and important games as we move into the second half.

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Tuesday

Archmere (5-2) vs. Conrad (7-2) 3:30 p.m., Frawley Stadium. The Auks look for their third straight win as they play the seventh-ranked Redskins in the first game of a high school doubleheader at the home of the Blue Rocks.

St. Thomas More (1-3) at Ss. Peter and Paul (Md.), 4 p.m.

Salesianum (5-0) vs. St. Mark’s (8-1), 7 p.m., Frawley Stadium. The top-ranked Sals meet the second-ranked Spartans in a big showdown under the lights in the first of two regular-season meetings. This game follows the Archmere-Conrad tilt.

Wednesday

Wilmington Christian (3-3) at Salesianum, 4 p.m.

Thursday

St. Elizabeth (4-4) at Newark Charter (3-4), 3:45 p.m. The Vikings look for a road win to get over .500 for the season, but the Patriots played No. 1 Sallies tough last week.

Friday

Christiana (0-5) at St. Thomas More, 3:45 p.m.

Saturday

St. Mark’s at A.I. DuPont (2-4), 11 a.m.

Archmere at St. Elizabeth, noon

Salesianum at Cape Henlopen (5-1), 1 p.m. The Sals face the team that knocked them out of the tournament last year. The Vikings are ranked fifth in the state.

 

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Wednesday

Appoquinimink (4-0) at Archmere (6-1), 4 p.m. The second-ranked Auks haven’t lost to an in-state opponent and face a tough Jags team that wants to show it belongs in the tournament picture.

Salesianum (6-1) at St. Mark’s (1-5), 7:15 p.m. The Sals finally play a team from Delaware. The Spartans would love to pull off the upset at home.

Thursday

Mount Pleasant (0-5) at St. Elizabeth (2-4), 3:45 p.m.

Friday

Wilmington Christian (2-4) at Archmere, 3:45 p.m.

Cape Henlopen (5-2) at Salesianum, 7 p.m. The third-ranked Vikings travel north for the upset bid at Baynard Stadium.

Saturday

Brandywine (3-1) at St. Mark’s, 11 a.m.

Hill Academy (Canada) at Salesianum, 2 p.m. The Sals face one of the top teams from Canada, which is a big lacrosse country.