Local roundup: Rider boys defeat A.I. 65-60 in regular season finale

Caesar Rodney High topped A.I. DuPont, 65-60, in non-conference boys’ basketball on Tuesday night.

The Riders finish the regular season after posting its second win in a row.

The brackets for the upcoming DIAA state tournament bracket are slated to be determined on Friday morning.

Cape Henlopen 70, Appoquinimink 56: Luke D’Ambrogi (18) and Ja’Vaughn Burton (17) sank four three-pointers apiece in the Vikings’ win.

Joseph Kirby (12) and Kristoffer Rushin (17) also reached double figures for Cape, which snapped a five-game losing streak to finish the season 8-12,

The two squads combined to make 16 three-pointers.

William Penn 47, Smyrna 43: The Eagles finish the season at 8-12 with the non-conference loss.

Lake Forest 58, Red Lion Christian 47: The Spartans close the regular season with a record 15-5.

St. Mark’s 50, Polytech 36: Christian Cote tallied 11 points as the Panthers finished the season at 2-17.

Howard 77, ECHS@DSU 61: The Wildcats out-scored the Hornets, 31-16, in the fourth quarter to put away the victory.

ECHS@DSU finishes the regular season at 10-10.

First State Military 80, Tri-State Christian, Md. 44: The Bulldogs improved to 3-15 with the win.

Girls’ basketball

Woodbridge 53, Delmar 19: The Raiders finished the regular season with a record of 20-0 after posting the Henlopen South victory.

The Blue Raiders, who have won 30 straight South contests, face North champion Cape Henlopen in the Henlopen Conference championship game. The game is slated for 7 p.m. at Dover.

Polytech 70, Smyrna 41: YaaYaa Afriyie netted 17 points for the Panthers (11-8), who built a 39-19 halftime lead.

Polytech, which snapped a three-game losing streak, also got double-figure scoring from Jazmin Kellam (13), Courtney Turner (11) and Claire Fuchs (10).

Jayla Smith had a team-high 14 points for the Eagles (2-17).

Cape Henlopen 67, Laurel 29: The Vikings finished the regular season at 17-3 after picking up their sixth straight win.

Lake Forest 68, Red Lion Christian 47: Jada Gourdine netted 14 points and Grace Aguilar added 12 for the Spartans.

Lake Forest, which finishes the regular season at 16-4, opened up a 37-18 lead by halftime.

Conrad 65, St. Thomas More 28: The defending state champion Red Wolves jumped out to a 23-3 first-quarter lead before topping the Ravens.

Jessica Simmons and Aniah Patterson had 10 points apiece for St, Thomas More (16-4).

M.O.T. Charter 38, ECHS@DSU 23: Xavia Sample netted 16 of the Hornets’ 23 points in the loss.

College lacrosse

Pair of Hens honored: Delaware freshman attacker Kyle Kivinski and junior goalie Matt DeLuca both earned CAA weekly awards in men’s lacrosse.

Kivinski was named Rookie of the Week after scoring the first two goals of his career in the Blue Hens’ 12-4 win over NJIT on Saturday.

DeLuca was named the league’s Player of the Week after allowing just three goals while making 17 saves.

College bowling

DSU’s Toala gets MEAC award: Delaware State freshman Stefanny Toala has been honored by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference for her performance as the Hornets won the team championship at the James Brown Women’s Bowling Invitational.

Toala was named MEAC Bowler of the Week after topping all competitors with a total pinfall of 1056 for an average of 211.2 in five traditional tournament games. Her performance was highlighted by a career-best 279 vs. Virginia State, the top single-game score in the MEAC this season.

College field hockey

Hens add Md. transfer: University of Delaware coach Rolf van de Kerkhof has announced the addition of Maryland transfer Sophie Giezeman.

In two seasons with the Terrapins, Giezeman played in 38 games as Maryland played in two Division I national championship games. The midfielder contributed seven points on two goals and three assists.

Giezeman is the younger sister of Lisa Giezeman, who recently completed a successful four-year career as an All-Region selection for Delaware.

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