Local high school roundup: Senator boys capture DIAA indoor track championship

The Dover High boys claimed the DIAA state indoor track championship at the state meet held in Landover, Md. on Saturday.

The Senators won two events and were able to hold off Salesianum for the championship. Dover recorded 66 points to Salesianum’s 56.

Bradley Anyanwu won an individual gold medal in the shot put for Dover. The Senators 4×400 relay team of Hezakiah Ali-Bentley, Dante Jones, Ric Johnson and Nathaniel Guy also finished in first.

Padua won the girls’ championship for the sixth year in a row.

Leon Jett of Caesar Rodney won the boys’ 55-meter hurdles. Raymond Nyameke of Smyrna was first in the 200 while Shane Massey of Lake Forest took top spot in the 800.

Smyrna came in second on the girls’s side and won two of the three relays.

The Eagles were first in the 4×200 (Saani Edwards, Aniyah Black, Shaneese LeMons, Lauren Summers) and the 4×800 (Sarah Larose, Raegen Sebastianelli, Destinee Ekanem, Kelly Barr).

Destiny Bailey-Perkins of Caesar Rodney won three events. She was first in the 55-meter dash, the triple jump and the long jump.

Boys’ basketball

Caesar Rodney 42, Cape Henlopen 39: The Riders used an 18-7 run in the fourth quarter to earn the Henlopen Conference Northern Division contest.

Jaden Corbett paced CR with 11 points. Zayquan Eaton added 10 points.

Salesianum 67, Smyrna 53: Nahshon Sylvester scored 15 points for the Eagles in the nonconference defeat.

Girls basketball

St. Elizabeth 54, St. Thomas More 41: Jessica Simmons led the Ravens with 17 points as they fell on the road.

Sussex Central 73, Appoquinimink 46: Ambria Stratton’s 23 points lifted the Golden Knights in nonconference contest.

Azayah Garrison added 16 points for Sussex Central.

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