Local roundup: Hornets fall to Manhattan 85-74 in men’s basketball

Delaware State fell behind by nine at halftime and never caught up, losing to Manhattan, 85-74, in men’s basketball on Tuesday night.

Lance Singh netted 16 points to lead five Hornets who scored in double figures.

DelState never led in the contest, falling behind by as many as 18 points in the second half. Five players also finished in double figures for the Jaspers.

Also pacing the Hornets (0-2) were Ameer Bennett (15 points), John Stansbury (13), John Crosby (12) and Pinky Wiley (10). DelState shot 46.8 percent (22-for-47) for the contest but committed 26 turnovers.

The Hornets next play at Georgia on Friday night.

Wagner 97, Wesley 67: Brian Cameron with 17 points was the only Wolverine to score in double figures in Wesley’s loss to the Division I Seahawks.

Wagner (1-2), which opened up a 50-28 first-half lead, got 40 points from Curtis Cobb. The 6-foot-4 grad student guard, a transfer from UMass, sank 10-of-15 three-pointers.

As a team, Wagner was 18-of-35 from beyond the arc.

Wesley (0-2) never led in the contest, trailing by as many as 31 points.

Field hockey

Div. I tourney postponed: Both DIAA Division I field hockey state semifinals scheduled for Tuesday afternoon were postponed due to the rainy weather.

The Cape Henlopen vs. Polytech and Dover vs. Padua matchups will each be played on Thursday at 4 p.m.

The Cape Henlopen-Polytech contest will still be played at Sussex Academy. The Dover-Padua game, originally scheduled for at Delaware Military Academy, will be played at a site to be determined.

The Division II semifinals will still be played today as scheduled with Delmar taking on Tatnall at Dover High (4 p.m.) and Lake Forest facing Indian River at Sussex Academy (4 p.m.).

The finals are scheduled for Saturday at Sussex Academy. With the Division II game at 11:30 a.m. and the Division I game at 1:30 p.m.

College field hockey

CR grad Daddio honored: Caesar Rodney High grad Tara Daddio, a senior on the Salisbury field hockey team, was a first-team selection on the all-Capital Athletic Conference squad.

Daddio earned her second conference first-team honor after she tallied seven assists to rank fifth in the CAC. Daddio also notched 19 points and six goals on the season.

The third-ranked Sea Gulls, who won their 22nd CAC championship, begin play in the NCAA Division III tournament on Saturday.

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