Local roundup: Sussex Tech wrestlers defeat Dover 45-25

The referee gets a close look at Sussex Tech’s Hunter Ruff being slammed down on the mat by Dover’s Quantez Watkins. Watkins was leading the 113-pound bout 8-2 but Ruff was awarded the win by medical forfeit due to the hard slam. Special to the Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh

Sussex Tech earned bonus points in seven of eight match victories to defeat Dover High 45-25 in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division dual meet at Dover on Wednesday night.

The Ravens were led by a pair of pins by Chase Flood (138 pounds) and Josh Negron (195). Hunter Ruff (113) won via injury default while Sussex Tech won four contests via forfeit.

Isaac Soto-Perez recorded a victory with a decision for Sussex Tech at 106 pounds.

Josh Negron of Sussex Tech trying to roll Dover 195-pounder Arik Dudley on his back before winning the match with a 2nd period pin.

Sam Arkwuoille Jr. had a major-decision to lead Dover at 220 pounds. Jonah Olfus (126), Ian Russum (132) and Justice Hefley (152) each won via decision while Dover also gained two victories on forfeits.

Smyrna 61, William Penn 9: Bryce Mullen (152), Logan Kosky (170), Gavin Sembly (182), Andrew DeBenedictis-Bayne (285) and Gabe Giampietro (113) had pins in the Eagles’ nonconference matchup.

Jamar Wells (126), Amir Pierce (132), Joey Natarcola (145) and Hugo Harp (220) recorded tech-falls. Isaiah Jenkins (138) and J.T. Davis (195) had major-decisions while Drew Mayhall won with a decision at 160.

Indian River 46, Lake Forest 28: Cristian Lopez (113), Ian Shaubach (120), Chris Saylor (126), Jalen Holland-Holloway (152), Cole Windish (160) and Ramond Turner (285) each recorded pins for the Indians for the Henlopen South victory.

Tyler Ratledge (106), Brandon Tice (182) and Nathan Schurman (195) had pins to pace the Spartans.

Boys’ basketball

Delmarva Christian 76, Holly Grove Christian, Md. 31: Four different player scored in double figures and the Royals hit nine three-pointers to remain unbeaten.

Wyatt Kwiatkowski made five of those three-pointers and finished with a game-high 19 points. Andrew Workman chipped in 13 points, Loubens Fleurima had 11 and Gabe Herling added 10.

The Royals improved to 5-0 on the season.

St. Thomas More 43, Gunston Day, Md. 41: Joshua Hayward’s 36 points lifted the Ravens to their first victory of the season.

Girls’ basketball

Delmarva Christian 48, Holly Grove Christian, Md. 20: Sierra Troyer paced the Royals with 21 points as they moved to 5-0 overall. Savannah Stewart followed with 10 points.

Gunston Day, Md. 41, St. Thomas More 5: The Ravens dropped the contest on Wednesday night.

Women’s basketball

St. Mary’s, Md. 50, Wesley 46: The Wolverines ended the game on a 14-4 run but ran out of time.

Angelique Gathers led the Wolverines for the second game in a row with 11 points, seven assists and six rebounds. Gathers also went 3-for-4 from the free throw line.

Katelyn Watson added nine points and six rebounds while SherVohnia Tolson added seven points.

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