Local Roundup: Hornet women top Savannah, Wesley gets swept, Dover girls win

Keke Barber scored a career-high 34 points as the Delaware State women’s basketball team defeated Savannah State 93-79 in a MidEastern Athletic Conference contest on Saturday afternoon.

Barber shot 7-of-10 on three-pointers. The seven threes are tied for the most in a single game in Delaware State history.

Delaware State led the entire game and held a lead as large as 27 points.

NaJai Pollard recorded 25 points, 12 rebounds, five blocks, and three steals. Lanayjha Ashe tallied 15 points, eight rebounds, and five assists.

The Hornets improved to 3-5 in the conference and 4-17 overall. It was the second consecutive win for DSU.

Christopher Newport 76, Wesley 56: Four of the five Wesley starters notched double figures in the loss. Monshea Newsome-Murray led the Wolverines with 18 points, seven assists, four rebounds and two steals. Shelby Johnson recorded a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Tiyanna Gibbs and Stacey O’Neale both registered 13 points for the Wolverines. Gibbs added four rebounds and four assists.

MEN, Christopher Newport 68, Wesley 48: Evan Anderson and Brian Cameron tallied double digits for Wesley. Anderson notched 17 points to tie the game-high. Cameron totaled 16 points in the loss.

Off the bench, JW Lawson registered a team-high nine rebounds along with nine points. Mychal Stefanides grabbed six rebounds while Paul Clemons corralled five rebounds.

Girls’ basketball

Dover 51, Brandywine 4: Nicole Rainford netted a game-high 18 points in a nonconference win for the Senators.

Tamyah Jones added 10 points for Dover while Jacarra Jackson chipped in eight.

Caesar Rodney 55, Woodrow Wilson, D.C. 26: The Riders earned an out of state victory behind Kylie Kornegay-Lucas’ 18 points and Jillian Baker who had 10.

Sussex Central 56, St. Thomas More 52: Tameeyah Bowden’s 18 points paced the Golden Knights who rallied from a 39-36 deficit at the end of the third quarter.

Boys’ basketball

Sussex Tech 74, William Penn 62: The Ravens earned an out of conference victory as Khalil Bolden led the way with 20 points.

Woodbridge 65, Milford 58: Hassan Corbin scored 21 points and Kejon Mosley followed with 20 in the Henlopen Conference Southern Division contest.

Wrestling

Salesianum 36, Sussex Central 25: Rashad Stratton had the only pin for the Golden Knights as they fell in a nonconference dual meet.

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