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Catholic schools moving toward postseason as field hockey, boys soccer regular seasons come to end

A Padua defender gets her stick down to stop this Saint Mark's attempt. Dialog photo/Mike Lang

The schedule is a bit light this week as the regular seasons come to a close for field hockey and boys soccer. By the end of the week, teams will know whether they have done enough to continue playing into the postseason.


Field hockey


Conrad (7-7) vs. St. Elizabeth (5-8), 3:45 p.m. at Hokessin Montessori School


Ursuline (5-8) at Delaware Military (9-3-1), 3:30 p.m.

Archmere at Wilmington Charter (13-1), 3:45 p.m. The winner of this one will be the champion of the Diamond State Athletic Conference. Both the Auks and Force will be in their respective state tournaments, Archmere in Division II and Charter in Division I. Goalkeepers Ava Hughes of the Auks and Kaylee Hudson of the Force will be key.

Christiana (4-7-2) vs. St. Elizabeth, 3:45 p.m.


Padua (7-7) at Ursuline, 3:45 p.m.


Saint Mark’s (9-5) at MOT Charter (2-10), 3:45 p.m.





Archmere (6-7-1) at Conrad (6-7), 3:45 p.m.


Salesianum (12-2) vs. Wilmington Charter (11-1), 3:30 p.m. at Hockessin Soccer Club. The Sals end the regular season on the turf of their former home pitch in Hockessin. The Force are a formidable foe; these two teams are both Division I state championship contenders. The Sals feature Jake Ross on offense, while Charter counters with the skilled Matt Capretto.

St. Elizabeth (0-13) at Odyssey Charter (3-10), 3:30 p.m.

McKean (9-4) at Saint Mark’s (10-3), 6:30 p.m.


MOT Charter (5-7-1) at Saint Mark’s, 3:45 p.m.




McKean (4-4) at Saint Mark’s (8-1), 7 p.m.

Dover (5-3) at Salesianum (6-2), 7:30 p.m. The Sals will have their hands full with the Senators, who have seen a resurgence under former Wesley College coach Chip Knapp. Running back Jakwon Kilby has been stellar for Dover. The Sals have been under the steady hand of freshman quarterback Ryan Stoehr.


Brandywine (0-7) at Archmere (5-2), 11 a.m.

Polytech (2-6) vs. St. Elizabeth (8-0), 7 p.m. at Abessinio Stadium


Cross country (co-ed except where noted)


New Castle County championship, time TBA, Winterthur