2000 Hockey Recap
Tower hill 2, Cape Henlopen 1
For details on Cape Henlopen's 2-1 overtime loss to Tower Hill in the Delaware State Field Hockey championship game, click on the score above.
Cape Henlopen 2, St. Mark's 0
Photo: Cape Henlopen's Maren Ford
Cape Henlopen reached the Delaware Field Hockey State Tournament championship game for the sixth time and the first time since 1995.
The Vikings, seeded second in the tournament, will face top seed Tower Hill in the finals at the University of Delaware's Rullo Stadium at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18.
Tower Hill blanked defending state champion Wilmington Christian 3-0 in the other semifinal Wednesday. Cape defeated Wilmington Christian 1-0 during the regular season.
Tower Hill defeated Cape 3-2 in an incredible eight-overtime contest in the 1995 state championship match.
Now 18-0-1, the Vikings scored in each half against St. Mark's (15-4) with goals by Maren Ford at 8:48 of the first half and Brandi Reed at 28:12 of the second half. Ford assisted Reed on her goal.
Ford has had a hand in all five of Cape's goals in the quarterfinals (3-0 win over Indian River) and semifinals. Goalie Nichole Rhoades recorded the shutout Wednesday.
St. Mark's outshot Cape 7-5, while Cape held a 12-11 edge in penalty corners. Cape allowed St. Mark's only one shot, though, in the last 10 minutes of the game and only two shots in the contest's last 40 minutes.
Cape Henlopen 3, Indian River 0
For details on Cape Henlopen's state field hockey tournament quarterfinal victory over Indian River, click on the score above.
Cape Henlopen 2, Caravel 1
Maren Ford scored two first half goals and the Vikings held off Caravel in the second half to move into the state tournament quarterfinals.
The Vikings, ranked second in the state, face Indian River at Sussex Tech in the quarterfinals on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000 in Sussex County Online's Game of the Week. The winner of that game will advance to the semifinals at the University of Delaware on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 5 or 7 p.m.
Cape had a 12-9 advantage in shots. Goalie Nichole Rhoades registered five saves. Cape is 16-0-1. Caravel, ranked sixth in the state, finished 11-4-1.
Cape Henlopen 5, Dover 0
The Vikings had no trouble dispatching Dover in the Henlopen North contest. Cape got two goals from Amanda Warrington and a goal and two assists from Brandi Reed while outshooting Dover 25-1. Casey Cahill and Amanda Mazzdotta scored the Vikings' other goals. Cape rose to 14-0-1 with the victory.
Cape Henlopen 4, Sussex Central 1
The Vikings scored three second half goals to overtake the Knights in a Henlopen North affair. Maren Ford scored a goal in each half while Lauren Mazzotta and Casey Cahill scored goals in the second half. Elizabeth Pratt assisted Mazzotta on her goal. Cape outshot Sussex Central 13-4 and held a 21-5 advantage in penalty corners.
Cape Henlopen 2, Milford 1 (OT)
Maren Ford's goal at 1:32 in overtime lifted the Vikings in a tense Henlopen North game. Amanda Warrington scored the other Cape goal as the Vikings rose to 12-0-1. Cape, ranked second in the state, held big advantages in shots at 12-4 and penalty corners at 14-3 but had a tough time finding the back of the goal. Goalie Nicole Rhoades had one save.
Cape Henlopen 7, Sussex Tech 0
The Vikings, ranked second in the state, led 3-0 at halftime and continued pouring it on in the second half. Cape got two goals from Maren Ford and three assists from Katie Levy in rising to 11-0-1 with the Henlopen North triumph. Cape's other goals were scored by Amanda Warrington, Lindsay Williams, Melissa Massey, Elizabeth Pratt and Lauren Mazzotta. The Vikings outshot Tech 35-2. Goalies Nicole Rhoades and Coley Gibbs didn't have to make a single save to get the shutout.
Cape Henlopen 3, Smyrna 1
The Vikings dominated the contest with a 21-2 advantage in shots and an 8-2 edge in penalty corners. Maren Ford scored two goals for Cape, which rose to 8-0-1 in the Henlopen North and 10-0-1 overall. Casey Cahill scored Cape's other goal, while Clara Hollingsworth had an assist. Cape goalie Nicole Rhoades had one save.
Cape Henlopen 1, Delmar 1
For details on Cape Henlopen's tie with Henlopen South power Delmar, click on the score above.
Cape Henlopen 1, Wilmington Christian 0
The Vikings remained unbeaten by stunning the defending state champions in a game at the University of Delaware. Casey Cahill scored the game's only goal just seven minutes in on a feed from Clara Hollingsworth to upend the state's second-ranked team. The Vikings, ranked seventh in the state, host fourth-ranked and defending Henlopen Conference champion Delmar at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in Sussex County Online's Field Hockey Game of the Week.
Cape Henlopen 9, Polytech 0
The Vikings had five different goal scorers and didn't allow a single shot on goal in rising to 8-0.
Cape Henlopen 3, Indian River 2 (OT)
The Vikings rose to 7-0 overall on a goal by Maren Ford at 5:25 of the overtime period. cape took a 2-1 first half lead on a goal by Amanda Warrington and another by Melissa Massey but still had to fight into overtime despite a 28-4 advantage in shots and a 19-4 advantage in penalty corners.
Cape Henlopen 3, Laurel 0
The Vikings remained unbeaten behind a pair of goals by Maren Ford and shutout goaltending by Nicole Rhoades to record the victory. Amanda Warrington scored Cape's other goal and assisted on both of Ford's goals. Ranked 7th in the state, the Vikings are now 6-0 overall and 5-0 in the conference.
Cape Henlopen 4, Caesar Rodney 1
The Vikings rose to 5-0 overall and 4-0 in the Henlopen Conference with the Henlopen North victory. Clara Hollingsworth's two goals paced Cape, ranked 7th in the state. Amanda Warrington and Maren Ford added a goal apiece.
Cape Henlopen 7, Lake Forest 1
For the first time this season, the Vikings didn't win by a 6-0 score. Instead, the state's 7th-ranked team walloped Lake Forest 7-1 to rise to 4-0 overall and 3-0 in the Henlopen North. Even more impressively, the Vikings got goals from seven different players -- Brittany Bailey, Casey Cahill, Maren Ford, Clara Hollingsworth, Brandi Reed, Amanda Warrington and Lindsey Williams. Ford and Williams also registered assists. Cape dominated from start to finish and outshot the Spartans 36-2.
Cape Henlopen 6, St. Andrew's 0
For the third straight game, Cape, unbeaten and ranked 9th in the state, beat an opponent by a score of 6-0, this time blanking St. Andrew's behind Maren Ford's two goals and an assist. Clara Hollingsworth posted another goal and an assist. Casey Cahill, Amanda Warrington and Melissa Massey each scored a goal, while Brandy Reed and Katie Levy added assists. Nicole Rhoades recorded the shutout in goal. Cape outshot St. Andrew's 24-3 and held an 18-9 edge in corners.
Cape Henlopen 6, Woodbridge 0
The Vikings posted another 6-0 win with a Henlopen Conference victory over Woodbridge. Outshooting the Raiders 32-2, the Vikings got two goals from Katie Levy and a goal and assist from Maren Ford. Casey Cahill and Melissa Massey also scored goals for Cape, which led 4-0 at halftime.
Cape Henlopen 6, Seaford 0
The Vikings outshot Seaford 30-5 to capture their season-opener with a balanced attack that saw Katie Levy, Amanda Warrington, Maren Ford, Brandi Reed, Lindsey Williams and Casey Cahill scored a goal apiece. Cape led 5-0 at halftime. Goalie Nicole Rhoades only had to stop one shot for the shutout.
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