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Auks get five pins, open wrestling season with win at Tower Hill

December 7th, 2017 Posted in Featured, Our Diocese, Youth Tags: , ,

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WILMINGTON – Buoyed by five pins, Archmere’s wrestling team left Tower Hill with a convincing 64-15 win on Dec. 6. The Auks also benefited from Hillers forfeits in five weight classes as they opened their season with a victory. Read more »

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Raiders return to volleyball title match with 3-1 win over Tower Hill

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MILLTOWN – Ursuline needed five sets to get past Wilmington Charter in the quarterfinal round of the Delaware high school volleyball tournament, and the Raiders found themselves behind in their semifinal match against Tower Hill after losing the first set on Nov. 9 at St. Mark’s High School. But the third-seeded Raiders bounced back, winning the next three sets to defeat the No. 2 Hillers and advance to the championship on Monday.

“We didn’t get down on ourselves at all,” senior libero Sam Davis said. “We were thinking it’s go time, it’s now or never. There’s nothing we can lose. Let’s just go after it. We played really well after that.” Read more »

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Tower Hill field hockey remains unbeaten with win over Auks

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WILMINGTON – Tower Hill celebrated Senior Night on Oct. 30 before its nonconference field hockey game against Archmere. Once the game started, however, it was a sophomore who gave the Hillers the lead they would never relinquish in a 4-1 triumph.

The game had a special feel even before it started. Not only did Tower Hill recognize its 12 seniors, it also honored the Auks eight. Temporary lights were brought in for the occasion, making it the first night game ever at the school’s Richardson Field. And the Hillers were determined to maintain their perfect record. Read more »

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Thomson, Sachs lead second-ranked Hillers to sweep of Auks

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WILMINGTON – Senior Alex Thomson and junior Maddie Sachs combined for 35 kills and 31 digs to lead the second-ranked Tower Hill Hillers to a sweep of No. 6 Archmere on Oct. 5. The set scores were 25-20,25-21 and 25-15. Read more »

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Glavin’s six-goal effort paces Auks lax past Tower Hill

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CLAYMONT – Archmere trailed Tower Hill, 4-3, after one quarter of the teams’ nonconference boys lacrosse game on April 1. But a natural hat trick from senior Xavier Glavin to open the second gave the Auks a lead they would not relinquish in a 12-7 win.

Glavin’s first goal, and his second of the game, came 4:16 into the second quarter when a pass toward the net hit his stick and deflected past Hillers goalie Michael Gianforcaro. Glavin struck again just 26 seconds later. This time, on a delayed penalty call on Tower Hill, he slipped one through an opening into the net. Read more »

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Hillers mid-game burst enough for diamond win over St. Elizabeth

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WILMINGTON – Tower Hill scored three runs in the fourth and fifth innings, then held off a St. Elizabeth comeback attempt for a 6-5 win in nonconference baseball on March 29.

The Hillers trailed, 3-0, heading into their half of the fourth, when they scored three to tie. With runners on second and third with no one out, Harry Quimby scored on a fielder’s choice ground ball, with the throw to the plate slightly off line. Hugh Love followed with a run-scoring double to right, and Matthew Royner brought home the tying run with a single to left. Read more »

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Power’s heroics in goal not enough as Tower Hill ends Padua’s field hockey season

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NEWARK – After knocking six-time defending champion Cape Henlopen out of the DIAA field hockey tournament on Saturday, fourth-seeded Tower Hill entered its semifinal against top-seeded Padua at the University of Delaware’s Rullo Stadium on Nov. 15 on a high. The Hillers picked up where they left off, scoring four times in the second half to knock off the Pandas, 4-0.

Tower Hill blitzed Padua goalie Hailey Power early with seven shots on goal, but Power turned away all of them. She had five spectacular saves in the first, but Padua’s defense stabilized, and the teams entered intermission scoreless. Read more »

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Tower Hill pulls five-set upset at Padua

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WILMINGTON – Tower Hill came into Padua Academy on Oct. 5 and pulled off a volleyball upset, coming from two sets down to defeat the top-ranked Pandas, 3-2. Maddie Sachs led the way with 22 kills, while Alex Thomson added 20 for the Hillers, who lost a five-setter to the Pandas last season.

Set scores were 18-25, 22-25, 25-22, 25-17 and 15-7. Read more »

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St. Mark’s field hockey falls at Tower Hill

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WILMINGTON – Laura Taschner scored three goals, and Natalie Hobbs added a pair to lead second-ranked Tower Hill past St. Mark’s, 6-0, in field hockey on Sept. 20.

The Hillers were all over the Spartans from the start, and five minutes in, Hobbs deflected a shot from Taschner for a quick 1-0 lead. Tower kept the pressure on, including four straight penalty corners, but Spartans goalie Melina Carradin stopped several quality chances. Read more »

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Tower Hill overwhelms Archmere in girls lacrosse quarterfinals

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WILMINGTON – Tower Hill got six goals from Kiva Walsh and five goals and seven assists from Abby Manning in an 18-7 win over Archmere in a quarterfinal-round matchup in the girls’ lacrosse tournament at Tower Hill. The Hillers (13-3), seeded third, will face No. 2 Polytech in the semifinals Thursday at Wesley College in Dover.

Sixth-seeded Archmere started strong, with Delaney Dearing scoring 26 seconds into the contest. That is when Walsh and Manning went to work. Walsh scored off a feed from Manning to tie it at 1 with 21:15 left in the first half. Read more »

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