Local roundup: Cameron’s late jumper lifts Wesley men past Neumann 73-72

Brian Cameron’s jumper with just eight seconds left lifted Wesley College to a dramatic 73-72 victory over Neumann in Atlantic East Conference men’s basketball on Wednesday night.

The Wolverines’ second win in a row put them at 3-3 in the conference, 9-10 overall.

The Knights took their 72-71 advantage on a basket with 20 seconds remaining. Neumann missed a three-point shot at the final buzzer.

Wesley stormed back from a 66-57 deficit with just four minutes left in the contest. The Wolverines went up 69-68 on a Brandon Lewis layup with 1:29 on the clock.

The two squads traded one-point leads a total of five times in the final 1:29.

Cameron finished with a game-high 26 points on 9-for-22 shooting from the floor, including 4-for-8 shooting from three-point range. Lewis added 14 points for Wesley with Evan Anderson scoring 13.

The contest was close throughout, with the Wolverines holding a 36-34 halftime lead. Wesley led by as many as four points with Neumann leading by as many as nine.

The Knights led for 24:24 of the game with Wesley holding the lead for only 6:38. The Wolverines were 10-of-24 from three-point range.

WOMEN, Neumann 62, Wesley 46: The Wolverines dropped the AEC road game on Wednesday night.

SherVohnia Tolson led Wesley’s rebounding effort in the game with a career-high 10 rebounds. She added six points in 27 minutes of action.

The Knights out-scored the Wolverines, 21-9, in the first quarter to take control before building a 25-point advantage going into the fourh quarter.

Monshea Newsome-Murray (Seaford) tallied 14 points, six rebounds, five steals and three assists. Katelyn Watson also recorded six points and six boards while Stacey O’Neale and Paige Hailstock each chipped in with five points.

Wrestling

Cape Henlopen 45, Sussex Tech 21: The Vikings registered six pins in earning the Henlopen North victory.

Michael Frederick (126 pounds) won by fall in just 31 seconds for Cape, which also got pins from Anthony Caruso (132), Andre Currie (152), Jackson Handlin (160), Eduardo Saez (182) and Christopher Handlin (195).

The Ravens got a 58-second pin from Jamie Schirmer (285).

Milford 59, Lake Forest 18: The Buccaneers collected seven pins in posting the Henlopen South victory.

Winning by fall for Milford were Corey Messick (106), Jack Thode (113), Trenton Grant (120), Averi Copes (132), Dalton Deevey (152), Bevensky Augustine (182) and Anthony Diaz (285).

Seth Fleming (145) and Isaiah Redmen (160) both had pins for the Spartans.

Sussex Central 57, Polytech 12: The Golden Knights collected four of their pins in under a minute in picking up a Henlopen North victory.

Gunnar Abbott (106) had the fastest fall for Central, with his coming in 20 seconds.

Also winning by pin for the Golden Knights were Michael Wright (195), Tyler Karr (285), Devon Pearsal (152) and Jaden Savage (160).

The Panthers got a pin from Dylan Craighton (220).

Boys’ basketball

Salisbury School 56, St. Thomas More 55: The Ravens dropped to 5-6 with the one-point loss.

Reach the Delaware State News newsroom at newsroom@newszap.com

You are encouraged to leave relevant comments but engaging in personal attacks, threats, online bullying or commercial spam will not be allowed. All comments should remain within the bounds of fair play and civility. (You can disagree with others courteously, without being disagreeable.) Feel free to express yourself but keep an open mind toward finding value in what others say. To report abuse or spam, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box.
Facebook Comment
WP RSS Plugin on WordPress