Local roundup: Riders roll past Knights 68-36 in boys basketball

Caesar Rodney High built a 35-point lead going into the fourth quarter before posting a 68-36 Henlopen North victory over Sussex Central in boys’ basketball on Monday night.

Shaft Clark netted 15 points for the Riders (3-1) with Jaden Corbett adding 11. Ten different CR players scored in the contest.
Clark sank two of the Riders’ six three-pointers in the game.

Delmar 64, Salisbury Christian 36: The Wildcats out-scored Salisbury, 24-8, in the third quarter to break open a seven-point game.

Trevor Gibson (16 points), Jeremiah Lumpkin-Beale (14) and Isaiah Kane (10) all reached double figures for Delmar.

Laurel 58, Salisbury School 46: The Bulldogs won for the fourth time n their last five games to improve to 5-3.

Girls’ basketball

Salisbury School 54, Laurel 35: The Bulldogs dropped a non-conference decision on Monday.

Indoor track & field

Senators shine in meet: The Dover High boys’ team finished 14th while the Senators girls took 39th out of 45 teams at the Howard County Winter Festival on Saturday in Landover, Md.

Individually for Dover, Nate Guy placed third in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:01.88 while Abrianna Asante placed sixth in the long jump (16’3.75”) and 13th in the 55-meter hurdles (9.29).

Other notable performances for the Senators included Javon Peace, fifth in the long jump (20’3.50”); Tamir Caldwell, eighth in the long jump (20-0) and sixth in the triple jump (41-11”); and Lindsey Wong, 11th in the high jump (4’10”).

College basketball

MEN, Wesley 88, Cairn 69: In a game where Wesley never trailed, four Wolverines scored in double figures, led by Derick Charles, who tallied a career-high 23 points on Monday.

Wesley (6-6), which won its second game in a row, took control by starting the game on a 16-4 run. The Wolverines never led by fewer than five points in the second half.

Charles hauled in eight rebounds, handed out four assists, recorded a block and a steal. Brian Cameron tallied 23 points, to match the game-high, dished out six assists, pulled down five rebounds and recorded two steals.

Evan Anderson and Terrence Braxton also registered double-digit point performances with 19 and 10 points respectively. Anderson knocked down 6-of-7 three-pointers.

Wesley’s Cameron honored again: Wesley College junior guard Brian Cameron was selected as the Atlantic East Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season.

Cameron averaged 31.5 points per game and pulled down 12 rebounds. He shot 62.2 percent (23-37) from the field and 7-of-15 from three-point range.

Cameron matched his career-best scoring effort with 34 points in a 117-105 win over Pfeiffer on Friday. He leads the Atlantic East in scoring at 23.9 points per game, and ranks fourth in rebounding (7.4).

Wolverines’ Johnson earns award: Wesley College sophomore forward Shelby Johnson picked up Atlantic East Conference Player of the Week honors on Monday.

Johnson tallied 40 points, 35 rebounds, three steals, three blocks and recorded a pair of double-doubles during Wesley’s 2-0 week. She ranks second in the Atlantic East in rebounding, averaging 12.4 boards per game.

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