Local Roundup: Dover, Cape boys win big; Rider girls triumph; Smyrna wrestlers top Sallies

Dover’s Eden Davis shoots against Polytech’s Micah Saunders in the first quarter at Polytech on Friday. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Dover High built a 21-point lead after three quarters before registering a 65-46 victory over Polytech in Henlopen Conference Northern Division boys’ basketball on Friday night.

The win was the fourth in a row for the Senators (4-7 North, 8-9 overall).

Javon Peace finished with a game-high 19 points for Dover with Eden Davis adding 10.

Brandin Obidike netted 17 points to pace the Panthers.

Cape Henlopen 85, Caesar Rodney 66: Randy Rickards poured in 31 points and the Vikings sank 10 three-pointers in posting the North victory.

Dover’s Jordan Magee shoots against Polytech’s Micah Saunders in the first quarter at Polytech on Friday. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Izaiah Dadzie added 20 points with six threes for Cape, which jumped out to a 22-11 first-quarter lead. Ian Robertson (14) gave the Vikings three players in double figures.

The victory was the ninth in a row for Cape (13-2 overall).

CR was paced by Davione Robinson (21), Shaft Clark (16) and DeVaughn Collins (12).

Indian River 66, Delmar 48: Jamier Felton scored 18 points and Ja’Shaun Johnson added 17 as the Indians won for the ninth time in their last 10 games.

OrRyin Morris and and Antonio Jones netted 10 points each for IR.

William Schuyler finished with a game-high 26 points, sinking three of Delmar’s five threes.

Sussex Tech 81, Sussex Central 48: The Ravens opened up a 39-20 halftime lead before picking up the North victory.

Sussex Tech’s Jaquan Bolden (15), Khalil Bolden (13), Kamron Williams (13) and Ricky Kane (13) all reached double figures.

Rhylee Matthews tallied a game-high 24 points for the Golden Knights.

Delmarva Christian 61, Gunston Day, Md. 35: Wyatt Kwiatkowski (16), Andrew Workman (15) and Joshua Vonhof (14) led the way as the Royals improved to 8-7.

Polytech’s Cameron Frazier hgets his shot blocked by against Dover’s Ishmael Kaba in the second quarter at Polytech on Friday. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Phelps, Pa. 84, St. Thomas More 51: Keenan Williams netted 19 points, who sank three three-pointers for the Ravens in their loss on Thursday.

De’Marcus Lee (12) and Alvin West (10) also scored in double figures for St. Thomas More (8-8).

Girls’ basketball

Caesar Rodney 56, Cape Henlopen 43: The Riders stormed back from a 15-point halftime deficit to register the Henlopen North win.

Cape outscored CR, 22-5, in the second quarter to open up a 30-15 halftime lead. But the Riders then outscored the Vikings, 41-13 in the second half to pull away.

Kylie Kornegay-Lucas (17 points), Jada McCullough (13), Alexis Reid (12) and Jillian Baker (11) all scored in double figures for CR.

Alexis Watkins netted 11 points to pace Cape.

Dover 51, Polytech 46: Tamyah Jones netted 24 points as the Senators evened their record at 8-8 with the North win.

Dover led 28-17 at halftime before posting its fifth win in the last seven games. The Senators went 25-of-52 from the foul line while the Panthers were 17-for-39.

Polytech’s Kavii Woodruff shoots against Dover’s Ishmael Kaba in the second quarter at Polytech on Friday. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Polytech was led by Courtney Turner’s 15 points.

Sussex Tech 41, Sussex Central 26: The Ravens limited the Golden Knights to eight second-half points in the North victory.

Airelle Parker tallied 11 points for Sussex Tech.

Indian River 46, Delmar 35: Julia Jordan tallied a career-high 22 points with 14 rebounds and five blocks to spark the Indians to the South victory.

Kaylah Briddell (10 points, 5 rebounds) also led IR, which outscored the Wildcats 16-6 to break open a tie game.

Shaniya Briddell had a team-high 10 points for Delmar.

Delmarva Christian 47, Gunston Day, Md. 17: Graceie Fetterman (11) and Camryn Breasure (10) sparked the Royals to the win.


Smyrna 43, Salesianum 17: The Eagles scored 16 of the match’s final 19 points to sew up the nonconference victory.

The Sals (12-2) had beaten two of the Henlopen North’s other top teams, Caesar Rodney and Sussex Central, this season.

Jack Davis (160 pounds), Anthony Wuest (220), Joseph Natarcola (106) and Nicholas Matracola (132) all had pins for Smyrna.

Smyrna (4-1 North, 9-3 overall) hosts CR (5-0 North, 9-1) today at 6:30 p.m. with the North title on the line.

Milford 29, Sussex Central 28: The Buccaneers knocked off the Golden Knights in a non-division Henlopen matchup.

Sussex Tech 57, William Penn 11: After losing the first individual bout, the Ravens won the next six matches to take control.

Roberto Santos (138), Michael Covey (152), Trey Hatfield (160), Carl Schirmer (285), Hunter Ruff (106) and Hunter Hineline (120) all won by pin for Sussex Tech.

Woodbridge 63, Caravel 12: The Raiders posted three pins en route to the nonconference win on Thursday.

Johnathon Webb (113), Derrick Atwood (182) and Johnathan Sansen (285) all won by fall as Woodbridge also took six matches by forfeit.

College baseball

Wesley picked sixth in CAC: The Wesley College baseball team was picked to finish in a tie for sixth place in the Capital Athletic Conference preseason poll.

Defending champion Salisbury was picked to repeat.

After graduating All-American, co-CAC and Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year Trey Mears, Wesley looks to return to the CAC Tournament for the 11th consecutive year. The Wolverines open the season on Feb. 24.

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