Local roundup: Sussex Tech pulls away for 80-60 boys hoop win over Woodbridge

Sussex Tech High out-scored Woodbridge by 16 points in the second half to put away an 80-60 victory in boys’ basketball on Tuesday evening.

Kevin Custis (18), who sank three three-pointers, Devon Reynolds (17) and Skylar Johnson (15) all scored in double figures for Sussex Tech.

Jamon Kane netted a game-high 27 points for Woodbridge while Gabe Wescott added 20. The two players combined to hit 20 of the Raiders’ 25 field goals.

Delcastle 52, Cape Henlopen 44: The Cougars out-scored the Vikings, 11-3, in overtime to post the non-conference win,

Collin Mallet (16) and Ja’Vaughn Burton (13) led Cape, which led by three going into the fourth quarter. Mallet sank four of Cape’s seven three-pointers.

Delcastle went 19-of-31 from the foul line compared to 7-of-11 free-throw shooting for the Vikings.

Dover 71, ECHS@DSU 39: The Senators improved to 12-0 with the non-conference victory.

Sussex Central 53, Indian River 44: The Golden Knights out-scored the Indians, 17-8, in the fourth quarter to break away from a 36-36 tie.

Isaac Pettit tallied 19 points to lead Central.

Girls’ basketball

Milford 48, ECHS@DSU 30: Haleigh Baker scored (16), Jeannellie Robles-Ortiz (15) and Nadia Delva (11) paced the Buccaneers to their second win in a row.

Milford built a 29-8 advantage by halftime.

Xavia Sample scored 14 points for the Hornets.

Sussex Academy 51, First State Military 16: The Seahawks tallied 24 first-quarter points before earning their third win.

Kathryn Van Pelt scored 15 points for Sussex Academy with Rachael Megonigal adding 10.

Jshane Allen led the Bulldogs with 12 points.

Appoquinimink 58, Smyrna 45: The Eagles led by a point at halftime before the Jaguars out-scored them, 21-9, in the third to take control.

Marqueisha Bennett and Jayla Smith had 14 points apiece for Smyrna with Jennifer Slloven scoring 10.

College football

UD’s Adderley invited to NFL Combine: Nasir Adderley’s status as a potential NFL draft pick got a boost when the Delaware safety earned an invitation to the NFL Scouting Combine.

Adderly is the eighth Blue Hen to earn an invitation to the NFL Scouting Combine, joining Bilal Nichols (2018), Nick Boyle (2015), Zach Kerr (2014), Joe Flacco (2008), Pat Devlin (2011), Ben Patrick (2007) and Eddie Conti (1999).

The NFL Scouting Combine will include over 300 of the top college football players in the country. Top executives, coaching staffs, player personnel departments, and medical personnel from all 32 NFL teams will be on hand to evaluate the nation’s top college football players eligible for the upcoming NFL draft.

The full schedule and dates for each position will be available later this month.

Adderley was the only player in the country with over 160 tackles and nine INTs over the past two seasons.

Special Olympics

State bowling event set for Dover: Months of training will culminate when more than 330 Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners (peers without a disability) from across the state compete at the annual Special Olympics Delaware State Bowling Tournament on Jan. 26 at Brunswick Doverama.

The event is slated to run from 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.

Bowlers include children and adults representing the five SODE Areas and one school: Wilmington Wizards, Newark Dragons, MOT Tigers, Kent Wild Kats, Sussex Riptide and Newark Charter School. All bowlers competed at area-level events in January before advancing to the state tournament.

An opening ceremony will take place at the beginning of each shift and medals awarded at the end of each.

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