Local roundup: Riders hit 11 3-pointers in 84-44 opening win over Ravens

Caesar Rodney High sank 11 three-pointers and shook off an early deficit to down Sussex Tech, 84-44, in its boys’ basketball season opener on Wednesday night.

The Riders, who were making their debut under new head coach Frank Victory, out-scored the Ravens, 71-38, over the final three quarters.

Syed Myles (19 points), Kamal Marvel (16) and Brycen Williams (12) led CR, which had five players score nine points or more. Myles hit four three-pointers.

Devon Reynolds had a team-high 12 points, including three-pointers, for Sussex Tech, which led 16-13 after the first quarter.

Woodbridge 75, Indian River 31: Kaheim Kimbrough-Roach, a transfer from Lake Forest, poured in 25 points as the Raiders opened with a Henlopen South victory.

Sussex Tech transfer Ricky Kane added 18 points for Woodbridge, which opened up a 47-18 halftime advantage.

Gage Spinks had a team-high nine points for IR.

First State Military 52, Tri-State Christian, Md. 44: Jasiah Brooks netted 14 points with Jeremiah Lofland added 11 as the Bulldogs won their season opener.

First State trailed by three before out-scoring Tri-State, 19-8, in the fourth quarter.

Delmarva Christian 72, Glasgow 61: The Royals held a 34-24 halftime lead before earning the win.

Gabe Herling (14), Andrew Workman (14), Christopher Vonhof (13) and Wyatt Kwiatkowski (12) all scored in double figures for Delmarva Christian, which hit nine three-pointers.

Girls’ basketball

Dover 45, Sussex Central 37: The Senators out-scored the Golden Knights, 19-6, in the second quarter to take control of the Henlopen North season opener.

Tamyah Jones netted 18 points for Dover, which snapped a seven-game losing streak against the Golden Knights, beating them for the first time since 2015.

Tameeyah Bowden scored a team-high 17 points for Sussex Central.

Caesar Rodney 49, Sussex Tech 28: The Riders held a 38-25 lead after three quarters in the Henlopen North win.

Lillian Ayers and Stacey Deputy netted 11 points apiece for CR.

Middletown 58, Milford 27: Alissa Crafton tallied 21 points to pace the Cavaliers, who built a 35-13 halftime advantage.

Seaford 44, Early College @ DSU 24: The Blue Jays opened the season with a Henlopen South victory.

Delmarva Christian 59, Sts. Peter & Paul, Md. 26: The Royals picked up a win in their season opener.

College football

Wesley’s Peele an All-American: Wesley College senior receiver Ruhann Peele was named a second-team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association.

Peele finished off his career with 92 catches for 1,293 and 13 touchdowns this past fall. He also ran for three TDs.

Peele was named the co-Offensive Player of the Year in the New Jersey Athletic Conference after averaging 107.8 yards per game and 14.1 yards per reception.

Also named to the second team was Salisbury offensive lineman Tyler Norwood, a Milford High grad. He also earned All-NJAC honors for the second time in his career as well as being named to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District First team.

College basketball

WOMEN, George Washington 63, Delaware 49: The Colonials scored the final nine points of the contest to finish off the victory.

The Blue Hens (2-5), who had a two-game winning streak snapped, went scoreless over the last 5:23 of the game. Abby Gonzalez finished with 16 points for Delaware with Jasmine Dickey adding 13.

College soccer

Wolverines’ Dina honored: Wesley College’s Matthew Dina was named to the United Soccer Coaches All-Region third team.

Dina was named the Player of the Year in Atlantic East Conference from the backline. He started in all 20 games this season, guiding the Wolverines to an 11-8-1 overall record, a trip to the league semifinals and into the ECAC DIII tournament.

College softball

Hornets sign four recruits: Delaware State softball coach Jeff Franquet has announced the signing of four recruits.

The signees are pitcher/ utility player McKenzie Yurcaba of Audubon, N.J., catcher McKenna Moore from Timber Creek, N.J., pitcher Mayanah McIntosh of Frank J. Cicarell/Elizabeth, N.J. and infielder Madison Burnite of Gloucester Catholic, N.J.

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