Delmarva Christian softball to face IR in semifinals

Royals earn wins over Padua, Sussex Tech
May 26, 2023

Kaylan Yoder threw a no-hitter May 27 to lead the No. 2 Delmarva Christian softball team into the DIAA state tournament semifinals with a 5-0 win over Sussex Tech. 

Yoder allowed just one walk while striking out 19 batters. 

At the plate, Maggie Kwiatkowski and Lily Hutt each collected two hits. Ryley McCluskey went 1-for-2 with two RBIs. Yoder, Lily Fetterman, Katie Thompson and Kylie McCabe each had a hit in the game. 

The Royals had advanced to the quarterfinals with a 3-2 victory over Padua Academy in Georgetown.

Yoder was stellar in that game too, going the distance in the circle, striking out 20 Pandas.

McCabe singled to become the first baserunner for the Royals. She was moved to second on a Taylor Lowe walk. Pinch runner Eve Bohinski ran for McCabe and scored on a passed ball.

The Pandas took a 2-1 lead in the top of the seventh when Cate Shrader scored off a Bridget Casey hit up the middle.

The bottom of the inning found Hutt driving a single to left. She advanced to third on a McCluskey sacrifice. Thompson singled on a bunt. Hutt scored scored off a bunt by Rachel Hall to tie the game at 2-2. Thompson stole second and McCabe came through again with a fielder’s choice to score Thompson for the walk-off victory.

Delmarva Christian will host No. 6 Indian River at 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 30, in Georgetown. In the other semifinal, No. 1 Caravel Academy will host No. 3 Laurel Wednesday, May 31. 


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