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2020 DIAA Fall Championships - Semifinal Results

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2020 DIAA Fall Championships - Semifinal Results 

Dover, DE (December 10, 2020) – The Semifinals of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) 2020 Field Hockey and Boys Soccer Championship concluded last night and the teams who will be playing for a DIAA State Championship are set.  Volleyball’s Semifinals will be held tonight at St. Mark’s High School.  Field Hockey, Boys Soccer and Volleyball will all play for a DIAA Championship this Saturday, December 12.  

Volleyball Semifinals Schedule - Thursday, December 10 at St. Mark’s School:

#1 St. Mark’s vs. #12 Delaware Military Academy, 5pm NFHSNetwork

#3 Padua vs. #10 Wilmington Friends, 7pm NFHSNetwork

2020 Volleyball Sport Page

The winners of tonight’s semifinals will play for a Championship this Saturday, December 12 at St. Mark’s High School.  The consolation game will start at 5pm and the Championship game will tip off at 7:30pm.  Marketing Special Promotions will be onsite for DIAA Volleyball Championship apparel orders and sales. 

FIELD HOCKEY

The Division II Field Hockey semifinals were yesterday and saw the #1 seed and 2019 State Champions Delmar defeat #4 Newark Charter 9-0.  In the second DII Semifinal, #2 Caravel beat #3 Archmere 2-1 OT.  #1 Delmar will be seeking it's 5th straight Championship as they face #2 Caravel.  The DII DIAA Field Hockey Championship will start at 11:30am.  The DI Championship game will see #1 Cape Henlopen take on #7 Polytech which starts at 3pm.  Cape Henlopen will be seeking it's fourth straight Championship and it's 9th Championship since 2011.   The DI and DII DIAA Field Hockey State Championship games will be hosted at Dover High School.    

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SOCCER

The DI and DII Semifinals were played last night and in DI action, saw #1 Appoquinimink beat #5 St. Georges Tech 3-1.   #2 Salesianum beat #6 Middletown 3-1.  Salesianum is no stranger to Championship weekend as they are going for their 11th straight DIAA DI Boys Soccer Championship and 17th since 2004.  Appoquinimink will face the reigning DI State Champion, Salesianum on Saturday, December 12th at 1pm.  

The DII Semifinals saw both the #1 seed Indian River and #2 seed Newark Charter advance to the Championship on Saturday, December 12th.  Indian River beat #4 Sussex Academy 1-0 and Newark Charter needed overtime to beat #11 MOT Charter, 2-1 2OT.  Indian River and Newark Charter will play in the DII Championship game which will kick off at 4:30pm.  Indian River is looking to win it's 3rd Boys Soccer Championship in school history, winning previously in 2015 and 2013.  

2020 Boys Soccer Sport Page


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and adhering to guidelines from the State, DPH and DIAA, this year's tournament games are hosted by the higher seed teams. DIAA member schools will follow guidelines released in the Third Revision to the 27th Modification, adhering to gathering restrictions and their approved DPH facility plans. Member schools where permitted, will allow spectators at events. DIAA will work with member schools with livestream capability to stream the events.

Ticket Information 

Most DIAA State Championship games will allow two fans per player from each home and away team. Spectators are encouraged to check each host school’s website to determine each contest’s fan policy as some sites do differ.  

Semi-Final Round - $6.00 Students (K-12) and Adults

 Final Round - $7.00 Students (K-12) and Adults

Live Streaming

NFHSNetwork is the official partner of the DIAA State Championship and will be exclusively covering all DIAA’s championship games. 

Media

Media is permitted at events. We ask that media contact member schools for entry and placement of media depending on the layout of the facility, including how many people are permitted in the press box due to social distancing regulations. Only media with a DIAA 2020-2021 credential will be permitted entry.

Media should contact DIAA in advance to request live broadcast at any event. DIAA will notify member schools when requests have been approved.  

For state tournaments, broadcast request media should contact the Executive Director and for media credential requests, media shall apply for credentials through the DIAA website.

Purchase Official DIAA Championship Apparel:  

Marketing Special Promotions is the official provider of DIAA apparel. Visit www.grr-tees.com to purchase DIAA apparel.

American Dairy Association North East (ADANE) is the official sponsor of the 2020 Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) Championships.

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For more information regarding DIAA Championships, visit DIAA or follow DIAA on Twitter (@DIAA_Delaware), Instagram (diaa_de) or our Facebook Page (@DelawareInterscholasticAthleticAssociation).

For more information, email diaa@doe.k12.de.us.