On May 8th, the Archmere baseball team defeated Hodgson, on the same day they honored their seniors. The Auks scored runs in each of the first five innings to take down Hodgson, 12-5. It was the team’s tenth consecutive victory, led by seniors Trey Albanese, Matt Benson, Andrew MacWilliams, Michael Mallamaci, Allan Mousley, Matt Puppio, Erik Risnychok, and Danny Storm.
The I Could Do Great Things Foundation, founded in 2009 by Stuart M. Grant and Suzanne B. Grant, is pleased to announce the 2021 winners of the annual Beau Biden Memorial Scholarship. The 2021 Scholarship recipients are an impressive trio of Delaware high school seniors – Jahmere Hargraves of Wilmington, Madison Bauerle of Middletown, and Archmere Academy senior Margaret Atkins of Swarthmore.
The Archmere girls soccer team, ranked fourth in the Delaware Live Division II poll, got an early goal and made it stand up in a 1-0 defeat of No. 3 Ursuline in a key girls soccer showdown on May 5th at Ursuline. Archmere struck in the 19th minute as sophomore Sophia Tobin took a pass from Emma Gioffre '23 and buried a 25-yard shot over the outstretched hands of Raiders goalkeeper. The Auks are now 8-1 and heading to Sanford today to take on the Warriors. Congratulations to Sophia and the team!
On April 30, the Archmere boys lacrosse team traveled to battle Caesar Rodney in a "top-5 boys lacrosse showdown", controlling the fourth-ranked Riders in all aspects of the game and left with a 15-4 win. The Auks improved to 8-1.
The Diocese of Wilmington St. Francis de Sales Awards Convocation for Catholic High School Seniors recognizes students for "excellence in faith development, scholarship, service, leadership and citizenship". Ten Archmere seniors have been recognized as award winners this year: Margaret Atkins, Brian Carbajal, Anna Garcia, Kani Green, Michael Mallamaci, Anthony Mariano, Alyssa Noval, Alyssa Pierangeli, Maura Smeader, and Sean Vanson.
Archmere students took home first place for this year's Delaware state Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics and Science (TEAMS) competition. The goal of TEAMS is to have students work collaboratively to develop practical and creative solutions to real world engineering problems. High school teams that rank 1st, 2nd or 3rd in the Best in State rankings or that achieve a minimum combined score are eligible to compete in the national TEAMS competitions. The Archmere 9/10 team placed third nationally, and the 11/12 team placed fifth.
Every year, Widener University, in partnership with NBC10, recognizes a handful of local high school students that make positive changes in their school and community. This year, Olivia Reese ‘22 was selected as a winner of the Widener University High School Leadership Awards.
Archmere senior and Lafayette College soccer recruit Anna Garcia scored four goals and "was a thorn in the Quakers’ side all afternoon" as the Auks notched a 7-1 win against Wilmington Friends on April 19th. Emma Gioffre '23, Christina Rosenbaum '23 and Julianna Witherell '24 also added a goal each.
The Auks outshot the Quakers, 13-5, and had five corner kicks to four for Wilmington Friends. Abby Jones '21 had four saves. Archmere, now 2-1, will play at Red Lion on Wednesday at 3:45 p.m.
Archmere seniors Danny Storm and Michael Mallamaci combined on a two-hitter, as the Auks scored single runs in the fifth and sixth innings in a 4-2 victory in a non-conference baseball game on April 19 at home against Wilmington Friends. With the win, the Auks improved to 3-4 on the season. Archmere finished with seven hits. The Auks host First State Military on Thursday at 4:15 p.m.