Roundup: CR girls rally to top rival Dover; Milford boys triumph; Laurel wrestlers win

Caesar Rodney High overcame an early nine-point deficit to post a 65-36 victory over Dover in Henlopen Conference Northern Division girls’ basketball on Tuesday night.

Kylie Kornegay-Lucas netted a game-high 28 points for CR, which outscored the Senators 62-24 over the final three quarters.

Jacarra Jackson led Dover with 10 points.

Sussex Tech 54, Polytech 44: Trailing by a point at halftime, the North-leading Ravens outscored the Panthers, 16-6, in the third quarter.

Janiya Stevens led Sussex Tech with 18 points with Airelle Parker adding 10.

Courtney Turner (15) and Jazmin Kellam (13) led the Panthers.

Woodbridge 50, Indian River 49: The Raiders edged IR to improve to 10-0 in the South.

Sierra Smith scored 16 points and Janeira Scott added 10 to lead Woodbridge.

Kealey Allison (15 points), Julia Jordan (14 points, 15 rebounds, 8 blocks) and Fabrea McCray (14 points) paced the Indians, who rallied from five points down to tie the game at 32-32 going into the fourth quarter.

Sussex Central 58, Smyrna 42: Baleigh Lambert had 19 points with Raeonna Stratton adding 14 in the Golden Knights’ North victory.

Jayla Smith led the Eagles with 17 while Marqueisha Bennett added 13.

Sussex Academy 61, Milford 31: Abigail Hearn poured in 32 points to lead the Seahawks to the South victory.

Kalaysia Reynolds (17) and Haleigh Baker (13) led the Buccaneers.

Delmar 38, Lake Forest 20: Le’Zhane Holmes netted 17 points to pace the Wildcats to the Henlopen South win.

Delmar built a 20-10 halftime advantage.

Laurel 41, Seaford 40: The Bulldogs topped the Blue Jays in a South matchup.

M.O.T. Charter 45, ECHS@DSU 17: Xavia Sample tallied nine points with Rikira Dukes scoring the other eight for the Hornets.

Wilm. Christian 48, First State Military 25: Nyasaia Smith scored 15 points for the Bulldogs in the loss.

Boys’ basketball

Milford 65, Sussex Academy 35: Three Buccaneers opened up a 34-point lead after three quarters before registering the South victory.

Tyreke Benson (13 points), Terrell Gibbs (12) and Daniel Shockley (10) all finished in double figures as 11 Milford players scored in the contest.

Sussex Academy’s Zachary Zalewski tallied 13 points.

Lake Forest 72, Delmar 36: Thomas Hoskins scored 20 points to lead the Spartans to the South win.

Johnny Forrest (18) and Isaiah Morris (11) hit three three-pointers apiece for Lake Forest, which outscored the Wildcats, 23-6, in the second quarter.

Brooks Parker scored 11 points for Delmar.

Smyrna 70, Sussex Central 50: Caleb Matthews netted 28 points to pace the Eagles to the North win.

Nalik Veasley-Johnson and Greg Bloodswoth added 15 points each for Smyrna.

The Golden Knights got 21 points from Rhylee Matthews with Jahlier Pettyjohn adding 13.

Sussex Tech 81, Polytech 42: The Ravens started the game on a 22-9 run before going on to the North win.

Scoring in double digits for Sussex Tech were Khalil Bolden (21), Jaquan Burton (14), Ricky Kane (13) and Elshaddai Mifflin (12). The Ravens sank six three-pointers.

The Panthers got a team-high 13 points from Kavii Woodruff, who hit three threes.

Indian River 58, Woodbridge 55: The Indians outscored the Raiders, 9-6 in overtime to capture the South victory.

Woodbridge rallied from a four-point deficit in the fourth quarter to force the OT.

Seaford 69, Laurel 66: The Blue Jays shook off a three-point halftime deficit to earn the South win.

Ethan Lambert (19), Quintae Sykes (16), Amir Feddiman-Strand (14) and Nathan Barrett (10) led Seaford.

Eric Pilot scored a game-high 20 points for the Bulldogs with Brandon Faulk (15) and Andrew Risper (13) also scoring in double figures.

St. Thomas More 78, Del. Public Safety & Security 37: Keenan Williams had 17 points as the Ravens evened their record at 6-6.

De’Marcus Lee (15) and Alvin West (13) also reached double figures for St. Thomas More.

ECHS@DSU 87, M.O.T. Charter 63: The Hornets made it four wins in a row as they improved to 10-4.

First State Military 52, Wilm. Christian 39: Zion Lofland netted 23 points, with three three-pointers, as the Bulldogs (2-11) picked up their second win of the season.

First State outscored Wilm. Christian, 19-6, in the fourth quarter to rally for the victory.

Wrestling

Laurel 37, Milford 36: The Bulldogs edged Milford in a Henlopen South matchup contested on Monday night.

David Elliott (106 pounds), Isaiah Jenkins (126), Gabriel Degraffinreed (145), Jamir Townsend (160) and Rae`Mier DeShields (182) earned pins for Laurel (3-0 South, 4-1 overall).

Robbie Rosser (120), Khiry Hovington (152), Gage Copes (170), Bevensky Augustine (195) and Anthony Diaz (285) had pins for Milford.

Woodbridge 54, Seaford 24: Gavin Manning (120), Robert Boyer (126), Jerome Cannon (132), Taeshuan Ford-Jackson (160), Phoenix Dean (170) and Leon Mann (195) each recorded a pin for Woodbridge in a victory on Monday night.

College basketball

MEN, Morgan State 61, Delaware State 47: Delaware State was plagued by poor shooting in a loss on Monday, connecting on only 16-of-53 shots from the floor (30.2 percent), including just 3-of-15 attempts from three-point range.

Freshman guard Pinky Wiley was the only Delaware State player in double figures with 11 points. Jonathan Walker and Simon Okolue added eight points each, while Joe Lewis collected six points and a career-high five assists for the Hornets.

Delaware State pulled to within 38-34 on a three-pointer by Artem Tavakalyan early in the second half, but the Bears scored the next 13 points to take control for good. Morgan State’s Kyson Rawls capped off the run with a three to give the Bears a 51-34 lead with 9:11 left to play.

The Hornets got no closer than 11 points the rest of the way.

College soccer

Hens sign standout: The Delaware women’s soccer program announced the addition of the Maine Gatorade Player of the Year, Sara D’Appolonia. She is enrolled for the spring semester and will be eligible to compete for the Blue Hens when they open spring practice.

During her four-year career at Darmouth High, D’Appolonia scored a program-record 63 goals and tallied 65 assists. She was a 2017 United Soccer Coaches All-American selection and was the 2016-17 Maine Girls Soccer Player of the Year.

College lacrosse

UD women picked fourth: The Delaware women’s lacrosse team had two players honored while the Blue Hens were selected to finish fourth in the Colonial Athletic Association this spring.

Seniors Taylor Carpentier and Becky Gohsler were All-CAA Preseason team selections.

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