Local roundup: Rider wrestlers defeat rival Senators 47-17 in North dual meet

Dover’s Jonah Olfus and Dawson Mitchell of CR battle for control in the 106-pound match during Wednesday night’s dual meet at Dover. Mitchell won by decision 1-0. Special to the Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh

Caesar Rodney High registered a 47-17 victory over Dover in Henlopen Conference Northern Division wrestling on Wednesday evening.

The victory was the third in a row for the Riders (4-1 North, 9-2 overall). CR, Smyrna and Cape Henlopen all have just one North loss.

The Riders host Cape Henlopen on Wednesday at 5 p.m. in their Northern Division finale.

The Senators are 0-5 in the North, 5-6 overall.

Gabriel Degraffinreed of the Riders is in control and won the 152-pound match over Dover’s Tyshaun Cole with a 7-3 decision.

Lake Forest 50, Delmar 27: Seth Fleming (145) won by fall in 1:13 to spark the Spartans to the Henlopen South win.

Tyler Ratledge (106) and Isaiah Redman (160) also registered pins for Lake Forest, which won nine individual bouts.

Peyton Cooper (120), Jammell Copes (126), Tyaler Wright (170) and Christopher Elliott (285) all won by fall for Delmar.

Sussex Tech 52, Polytech 18: The Ravens collected five pins in picking up the Henlopen North victory.

Jamie Schirmer (285) had a 22-second fall for Sussex Tech, Isaac Soto-Perez (106) added one in 31 seconds while Parker Selzer (145) notched a 46-second pin. Other Ravens winning by fall were Mason Rolph (120) and Seth Layfield (195).

Kenel Decembre (152) had a 28-second pin for the Panthers with Michael Rodriquez (113) also winning by fall.

Archmere 42, First State Military 27: The Auks topped the Bulldogs in a Diamond State Conference matchup.

Boys’ basketball

Conrad 52, First State Military 39: Conrad out-scored the Bulldogs by nine points in the second half to close out the win.

Delmarva Christian 55, Salisbury Christian 45: The Royals (13-1) overcame an early 10-point deficit to post their 12th straight victory.

Andrew Workman scored 17 points with Christopher Vonhof and Wyatt Kwiatkowski adding 13 apiece as Delmarva Christian outscored Salisbury Christian, 46-26, over the last three quarters.

Girls’ basketball

Delmarva Christian 55, Salisbury Christian 37: The Royals improved to 10-4 after winning their sixth game in a row.

ECHS@DSU 51, Freire Charter 32: The Hornets raised their record to 3-10 with the victory.

College basketball

WOMEN, Wesley 93, Trinity, D.C. 25: The Wolverines (5-15) snapped a five-game losing streak with the decisive victory.

Wesley’s 93 points were the most scored in a game since the Wolverines netted 93 points in the opening game of the 2015-16 season against Southern Virginia.

Every player who saw action scored for the Wolverines with five players reaching double figures.

Shelby Johnson paced the Wolverines with her seventh double-double of the season, collecting a game-high 14 rebounds with 13 points.
Stacey O’Neale led the offense with 14 points while Sydney Pedersen (Cape Henlopen) recorded 12 points on four 3-pointers.

Monshea Newsome-Murray (Seaford) had a game-high 11 assists with five points, five rebounds and five steals.

Off the bench, Lekeshia Brown Myrick scored a career-high 13 points and added five rebounds, five assists and four steals.

Jameshia Baker also netted double-digit points off the bench, recording 11 points along with eight rebounds.

College lacrosse

Hens picked fifth in CAA: The University of Delaware women’s lacrosse team had two players honored while the Blue Hens were selected to finish fifth in the Colonial Athletic Association in the league’s preseason voting.

Senior Chantae Simms and junior Mia DeRuggiero each garnered All-CAA Preseason Team honors.

Defending national champion James Madison Dukes was picked to finish atop the league standings. Delaware begins the campaign by traveling to Temple on Feb. 8.

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