Local Roundup: Riders win in hoops and wrestling; ex-Eagle Brown signs with Mountaineers

CR’s Shaft Clark slam dunks over Appoquinimink in the second quarter at CR. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

Shaft Clark scored a game-high 29 points as the Caesar Rodney High boys’ basketball team won a nonconference contest 69-55 over Appoquinimink High on Wednesday night.

Davione Robinson added 15 points for the Riders. CR improved to 4-0 overall.

CR’s Jaden Corbett shoots against
Appoquinimink in the first quarter at CR. Delaware State News/Marc Clery

The Riders outscored Appoquinimink 16-5 in the first quarter and 22-4 in the second on their way to the victory.


Caesar Rodney 57, Milford 16: The Riders recorded six pins as they earned a road dual meet win.

Cam Hayes (132 pounds), Riley Tracy (152), Ryan Rigby (170), Paul Nicks (220), Kevin Bowne (113) and Joshua Harvey (126) all won via pin for the Riders. Benedict Anderson (138) added a technical-fall.

Milford was led by Khiry Hovington who had a pin at 160.

Cape Henlopen 46, Wilmington Charter 21: The Vikings had five pins in their nonconference victory.

Lewis Harrington (106), Darryl Sykes (113), Dajour Bailey (126), Andre Currie (138) and William Ott (220) recorded pins. Anthony Caruso (132) had a technical-fall for Cape.

Local football

Brown signs with West Virginia: Former Smyrna running back Leddie Brown signed his National Letter of Intent to attend West Virginia University as part of the early signing period.

Brown played one year at Smyrna as a junior in 2016 where he was a first-team All-State honoree and part of a state championship team. Brown moved to Neumann-Goretti in Philadelphia for his senior season.

Men’s basketball

Wesley 82, Immaculata 75: Wesley shot 48.1 percent (26-54) from the field and connected on 81.3 percent (26-32) of their shots from the charity stripe. Wesley outrebounded Immaculata at a 48-37 clip.

The Wolverines were led by the efforts of Paul Clemons and Brian Cameron, who each recorded double-doubles. Clemons led all scorers with 28 points on 9-of-11 shooting and 10-for-11 from the free-throw line. Clemons also hauled in 13 boards and dished out four assists. Cameron tallied 18 points, hitting 5-of-6 from the free-throw line and collected 11 rebounds.

Evan Anderson added 18 points of his own, going a perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line and stole the ball twice. Brandon Lewis pulled down seven rebounds while Mychal Stefanides handed out four assists and reeled in four rebounds.

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