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Milford H.S. 2001
Softball Recap
Milford Buccaneers

2001 Game by Game ...

State Softball Tournament
Tuesday, May 29, 2001
Cape Henlopen 8, Milford 5

For details on the Bucs' quarterfinal loss to unbeaten Cape Henlopen, click the score above.

State Softball Tournament
Wednesday, May 23, 2001
Milford 3, Smyrna 1

The Bucs opened the 2001 state tournament with a tense victory over Smyrna. Milford now faces unbeaten Cape Henlopen in the state tournament quarterfinals. Milford lost to Cape 8-5 earlier in the month.

Friday, May 4, 2001
Cape Henlopen 8, Milford 5

The Bucs suffered a tough blow to their Henlopen Conference title hopes with the loss to the unbeaten Vikings in a battle of the state's two top-ranked teams. In falling to 6-2 in the conference and 11-2 overall, No. 2 Milford fell victim to a pair of big innings by Cape and 8 errors to see their 11-game winning streak broken. Cape scored three runs in the third after Milford had taken a 2-0 lead and then broke the game open with four runs in the sixth. The Bucs took their 2-0 lead when Diane Green singled and scored on Tomeka Robinson's single. Robinson then scored on an error. The Bucs added three more runs to pull within 8-5 in the bottom of the seventh. During that rally, DeNeatra Barkley scored on a fielder's choice by Megan Marshall, who then scored herself. Robinson then drove in Beth White with the Bucs' final run before Cape pitcher Maggie Lingo got the final out with Milford runners on second and third. The Bucs' 11-game winning streak included a 7-0 victory over defending state champion Caravel, which had won 18 straight before that loss to Milford.

Thursday, May 3, 2001
Milford 11, North East (Md.) 2

The Bucs scored a big nonconference win on the strength of 13 hits. Tomeka Robinson provided a two-run home run and Maria Berbar contributed a double. Milford, the second-ranked team in the state of Delaware, is 11-1 overall.

Monday, April 9, 2001
Milford 5, Caesar Rodney 4

The Bucs eked out a tough Henlopen Conference victory as Tomeka Robinson's three-run triple in a four-run third inning led them to their fourth consecutive win. Now 4-1 overall, the Bucs also got a complete-game effort from Diane Greene on the mound. Green scattered 9 hitsRobinson had two singles in addition to her game-clinching triple. Kelly Simon added two more singles for Milford.

Tuesday, April 3, 2001
Milford 2, Lake Forest 0

The Bucs picked up the victory behind Diane Green's complete-game performance on the mound. Tomeka Robinson singled and drove in a run while Beth White singled and scored a run to back Green. Deborah Postles scored Milford's other run.

Tuesday, March 27, 2001
Delmar 5, Milford 4 (10 innings)

The Bucs lost the Henlopen Conference game in the 10th inning under tie-breaking procedures. In the tie-breaker, each team starts the inning with a runner on second base. Delmar's Erin Budd scored the winning run in the 10th from second base on a passed ball. The Bucs overcame a 4-2 deficit after two innings with single runs in each of the fourth and sixth innings to force the extra innings. For Milford, Nancy Fry had two hits including a triple and pitcher Diane Green struck out seven.

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