Custodio’s big day lifts Sussex Academy past the Woodbridge

GREENWOOD, De.- Behind five goals from Riley Custodio along with four from Grand Thomas and Jackson Dinger, the Sussex Academy Seahwaks defeated Woodbridge (2-7) 14-7. The win improves the Seahawks to  4-5.

It was all Seahawks early as the Academy jumped out to a 4-1 lead in the first quarter. Max Kogler started off the scoring, then it was Riley Custodio twice and Jackson Dinger. The Blue Raiders would cut the deficit to just one to end the first quarter behind goals from Mike Plummer and Jake Webb.

Sussex would begin to open up the flood gates in the second quarter taking the 9-3 lead into the halftime break. At the half, Custodio led all scorers with three in the net for the Seahawks. For the Blue Raiders, Webb led the charge with two.

The ‘Bridge would come out of the break firing. Just two minutes in, Corey Hastings got in the score book with his first goal and less than a minute later the senior Lane Hill would net his 99th career goal to cut the lead to four. Academy quickly put an end to that run with two quick goals from Custodio to make the third quarter score 11-5.

In the final quarter history would be made when Lane Hill took the in bounds pass and bounced the ball between the keepers legs for his hundredth career goal. Hill became the first ever Blue Raider in school history to net 100 goals. Despite the late excitement for Woodbridge, the Seahawks would come out on top.

Sussex Academy will look to make it two wins in a row when travel to Dagsboro next Wednesday to take on Indian River. The Blue Raiders return to action next Monday when they take the trip down to Georgetown to take on Delmarva Christian.

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