Local roundup: Davis scores 1000th point as Senators stay perfect at 19-0

Wesley’s senior basketball players were honored before Saturday’s game with Newmann University. From left are Christian Chaney, Tyrone Craven and Evan Anderson. Special to the Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh

Eden Davis scored 18 points, including No. 1,000 of his career, as Dover High downed Middletown High 72-28 in a nonconference boys’ basketball contest on Saturday afternoon.

All of Davis’ 18 points came in the first half. Elijah Allen paced the Senators with 21 points and Jyheim Spencer added 12.

Dover went on a 27-4 run in the second quarter.

Dover moved to 19-0 overall. The Senators have a chance to finish the regular season unbeaten on Tuesday when they host Newark at 7 p.m.

Caesar Rodney 68, Milford 58: Zayquan Eaton’s 25 points helped the Riders earn a come-from-behind victory on Saturday.

Shaft Clark scored 21 for CR while Jaden Corbett netted 14. Caesar Rodney out-scored Milford 25-13 in the fourth quarter.

Sussex Tech 54, Salesianum 53: Sklyer Johnson scored 17 points and Devon Reynolds followed with 16 as the Ravens recorded a nonconference victory.

William Penn 60, Woodbridge 47: The Blue Raiders dropped the nonconference matchup on Saturday.

Girls’ basketball

Smyrna 58, Glasgow 47: Jayla Smith and Jennifer Sloven each tallied 16 points to lead the Eagles in nonconference action.

Dover 59, Seaford 31: Kerianne Smith netted 18 points and Tamyah Jones scored 14 in Dover’s victory.

Riana Sizer chipped in 12 to also finish in double figures.

Men’s basketball

Brian Cameron of the Wolverines drives past Neumann defender Derick Charles. Special to the Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh

Neumann 80, Wesley 69: The Wolverines stumbled on Senior Day.

Evan Anderson and Brian Cameron both scored a game-high 22 points. Cameron hauled in five rebounds, handed out three assists and tallied a block and a steal. Anderson grabbed five boards and dished out two assists.

Tyrone Craven tallied a game-high seven assists and a team-best seven rebounds. Terrence Braxton and Brandon Lewis added nine and six points off the bench, Braxton reeled in six rebounds while Lewis recorded five boards and a pair of assists.

In the first start of his career, Christian Chaney netted a three-pointer and two rebounds.

Women’s basketball

Wesley’s Monshea Newsome-Murray is fouled by Courtney Murray of Neumann when she drove in for a shot in the first quarter Saturday. Special to the Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh

Neumann 80, Wesley 73: In their final game in a Wesley uniform, Monshea Newsome-Murray and Stacey O’Neale both scored double figures.
Newsome-Murray led Wesley with a team-high 22 points while O’Neale tallied 11 points. Newsome-Murray added six assists, six rebounds and five steals.

Angelique Gathers notched her first collegiate double-double with 21 points and a game-high 12 rebounds. All five of her field goals made were from beyond the three-point line. SherVohnia Tolson reeled in 10 rebounds to match her season-high.

Katelyn Watson and Lekeshia Brown-Myrick chipped in with eight points apiece off the bench. Watson pulled down eight rebounds while Brown-Myrick registered six boards and three assists.

Men’s lacrosse

Delaware 12, NJIT 4: Senior Austin Haynes recorded up a school record seven caused turnovers on the day, in addition to grabbing five groundballs. As a unit, the UD defense had 13 caused turnovers.

Matt DeLuca racked up 17 saves, the second-highest single game total of his career. He now has 16 double-digit save performances in 29 career games played.

Offensively, Dean DiSimone picked up his sixth career hat trick, leading the way with three goals and an assist on the afternoon.

Junior Charlie Kitchen logged two goals and an assist to reach 100 career points. He is the fifth fastest in program history to reach the accomplishment.

College baseball

Charlotte 5, Delaware 4: The Hens dropped a back-and-forth contest.

Offensively, Zack Miller continued his strong weekend with two hits, including his first homerun of the 2019 season. Senior Kevin Mohollen had another hit and two RBIs for the Blue Hens.

On the mound, sophomore Chris Ludman had a solid start to his year, scattering seven hits and three runs over 5.1 innings of work, while striking out six. Freshmen Jack Dubecq and Justin Tomovich both made their collegiate debuts, tossing scoreless outings for Delaware.

Citadel 5, Delaware State 0: The Hornets only tallied three hits as they dropped the road matchup.

The Hornets managed just six base runners in the game, including a one-out double by John Weglarz in the first inning, a leadoff single in the fourth by Arthur Burrell and a two-out single by Burrell in the eighth.

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