Local roundup: Cape girls defeat Dover to clinch Henlopen North crown

Cape Henlopen High clinched the Henlopen Northern Division title with a 67-44 victory over Dover in girls’ basketball on Tuesday night.

The Vikings (15-3) finish 10-2 in the North, one game ahead of Sussex Central, who they split their two games with. Cape will face South champion Woodbridge in the Henlopen Conference championship game on Feb. 22 at Dover.

Freshman Lauryn Head netted 18 points with Dania Cannon adding 17 for the Vikings, which led 34-19 at halftime. Cannon hit three three-pointers.

The Senators got 11 points from Riana Sizer and 10 from Tamyah Jones.

Woodbridge 53, Lake Forest 34: The unbeaten Blue Raiders (13-0 South, 18-0 overall) won their second-straight Henlopen South crown with the win over the second-place Spartans.

Cha’Kya Johnson scored 24 points for Woodbridge, which has won its last 29 South games. The Raiders, who led 31-9 at halftime, also got 16 points from Sierra Smith.

Lake Forest was paced by 13 points from Grace Aguilar.

Sussex Tech 43, Caesar Rodney 34: Mi’Cah Shelton scored 12 points with Airelle Parker adding 10 as the Ravens improved to 14-4.

Sussex Tech held a 25-18 advantage at intermission.

Stacey Deputy scored 12 points to pace the Riders.

Indian River 40, Milford 25: The Indians finished the regular season with four straight wins to get to 10-10 overall.

Lauren Meehan tallied 11 points for IR, which led 22-11 at halftime.

Jeannellie Robles-Ortiz netted 11 points for the Buccaneers.

Delmar 36, Laurel 32: The Wildcats edged the Bulldogs in a Henlopen South matchup.

Seaford 38, Sussex Academy 27: Shaniya Briddell netted 27 points to pace the Blue Jays to the South win.

Briddell sank nine of Seaford’s 13 total field goals, including four three-pointers.

The Seahawks got 11 points from Tabitha Curry.

Boys’ basketball

Sussex Tech 71, Caesar Rodney 64: The Ravens won their fifth straight game to improve to 13-6.

Skylar Johnson netted a game-high 28 points for Sussex Tech, which avenged a 12-oint loss to the Riders earlier in the season.

Jaden Corbett had a team-high 25 points for CR (13-4), which had a three-game winning streak snapped.

Indian River 88, Milford 72: The Indians knocked the Buccaneers out of a tie for the South lead with the victory.

Delmar 68, Laurel 48: The Wildcats built a 37-20 halftime lead before picking up the Henlopen South victory.

Delmarva Christian 65, Sussex Central 48: Andrew Workman scored 23 points with Christopher Vonhof netting 22 as the Royals improved to 16-2.

Delmarva Christian, which led by only three at halftime, also got 13 points from Wyatt Kwiatkowski. Workman hit four three-pointers.

College basketball

Wesley’s Cameron honored: Wesley College junior guard Brian Cameron was named to the D3hoops.com National Team of the Week on Tuesday for his performance in games between Feb. 4-11.

It is the third time this season that Cameron earned a spot on the Team of the Week.

Cameron extended his streak of 30-plus point scoring games to three with a pair of high-scoring performances during Wesley’s 2-0 week.

Cameron averaged 33 points per game with eight rebounds and five assists in two games.

College football

UD recruiting class ranked 9th: The Delaware football team’s recent recruiting class has been ranked ninth nationally among FCS programs, according to HERO Sports.

As the 17 high school seniors the Blue Hens signed, Delaware also officially announced that transfers Dae’lun (Penn State, linebacker) and Zachariah Burton (Virginia, receiver). A William Penn High grad, Burton is the younger brother of Blue Hen defensive lineman Frank Burton.

Both transfers will be with the Hens during spring practice, which starts on March 12. The Blue-White spring game is slated for April 20.

“We’re thrilled with this group of student-athletes that have signed with us and will be joining us this fall,” said Delaware coach Danny Rocco. “It’s a high character group of young men who will be great additions to not only our football program, but our university community. This is a quality group from top to bottom and all of them have a strong history of academics and we can’t wait to have them join our program.”

College lacrosse

Hens’ Brewster honored: Delaware goalie Katie Brewster was named the Colonial Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week in women’s lacrosse.

Brewster, who appeared in two games as a rookie a season ago, logged the most saves for the Hens in 26 years after posting a career-best 20 saves in Friday’s 7-4 win at Temple. Her total was also the most by a CAA goalie since the 2012 season.

Brewster added a game- and career-high five groundballs and tied a career-low with four goals allowed.

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