The Delmarva Christian field hockey team dropped a 9-0 game to Lake Forest during the annual All Sports Day Oct. 2. The Spartans are 6-1, while the Royals move to 2-4.
Spartans player Shelby Moxley scored three goals, Brynn String had two and Maya Jester, Lacey Hutson, Kyra Moyer and Rachel Troutman each scored once.
Outnumbered by more experienced players, the young Royals never gave up battling until the final horn.
Royals goalie Liz Moyer made 21 saves between the posts. Josephine Peranteau made two saves in relief.
The Royals travel to Seaford Monday, Oct. 4, while the Spartans travel to Laurel Tuesday, Oct. 5.