Local roundup: Viking boys win 13th straight, CR girls triumph

Cape Henlopen High outscored St. Georges by 15 points in the fourth quarter to put away a 74-54 victory over St. Georges in boys’ basketball on Friday evening.

The win was the 13th in a row for the Vikings (17-2), who got a game-high 25 points from Ian Robertson. Randy Rickards added 18 points while Sh’Kai Chandere had 15.

St. Georges used a 17-9 run in the third quarter to close within five before Cape pulled away again.

The Vikings will try to finish in a tie for the Henlopen Conference Northern Division title when they close the regular season at Caesar Rodney on Monday at 6:15 p.m.

Indian River 54, Milford 48: Jamier Felton tallied 23 points to spark the Indians to the South victory.

IR, which has won 12 of its last 14 games, also got 16 points and three blocks from Antonio Jones.

Jaxson Turner (20), Daniel Shockley (11) and Brock Hilligoss (10) all reached double figures for Milford.

Woodbridge 66, Delmar 30: The Blue Raiders built a 37-point lead after three quarters before picking up the South victory.

Hassan Corbin (15 points), Kejon Mosley (14) and Jamon Kane (11) all scored in double figures for Woodbridge.

Milford 56, Seaford 53: Terrell Gibbs netted 15 points for the Buccaneers in the tightly-contested South game on Thursday night.

Daniel Shockley added 10 points for Milford, which sank seven three-pointers in the contest.

Ethan Lambert netted a game-high 26 points to lead the Blue Jays while Nathan Barrett scored 18.

St. Thomas More 82, MOT Charter 36: Keenan Williams netted 32 points to pace the Ravens to the victory on Thursday.

Alvin West (16 points) and De’Marcus Lee (14) also scored in double figures for St. Thomas More, which outscored MOT, 32-14, in the second quarter to break the contest open.

Girls’ basketball

Caesar Rodney 56, Del. Military 38: The Riders built a 30-16 halftime advantage before picking up the nonconference victory.

Alexis Reid had 12 points with Kylie Kornegay-Lucas adding 11 for CR (13-6).

St. Georges 61, Cape Henlopen 40: The Hawks used a 21-7 first-quarter run before downing the Vikings in the nonconference matchup.

Indian River 55, Milford 8: Fabrea McCray (17), Kaylah Briddell (12) and Kealey Allison (11) led the Indians to the South victory.

Padua 51, Dover 39: The Senators trailed by only two at halftime before dropping the nonconference decision in their regular-season finale on Thursday.

Senior Jacarra Jackson led Dover (10-10) with 18 points while Tamyah Jones added 10.

Seaford 55, Laurel 50: The Blue Jays posted the South win over the Buldogs.

Middle school basketball

Capital Classic finals set: The schedule has been established for this weekend’s bracket finals of the Capital Classic middle school basketball tournament.

Today’s games will be played at Lake Forest High, starting with four third-place games, the first of which tips off at 9 a.m.

In today’s championship games, Fifer’s girls face Providence Creek at 3 p.m., Seaford’s boys play Gauger at 4:30 p.m., Postlethwait’s girls take on Shue-Medill at 6 p.m. and Fifer’s boys square off with Postlethwait at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday’s games will also be played at Lake Forest starting with third-place matchups at 9 a.m.

In the championship games, Smyrna’s girls square off with Caravel at 3 p.m., Dover’s boys take on Beacon at 4:30 p.m., Dover’s girls play Beacon at 6 p.m. and Woodbridge’s boys meet Shue-Medill at 7:30 p.m.

The 32-team tournament has been underway since Monday with games played at four different locations during the week.

College basketball

WOMEN, James Madison 56, Delaware 53: James Madison blocked a Delaware three-pointer as time wound down to cut the Blue Hens’ comeback short.

The Hens (15-9, 8-5 CAA), who trailed by eight early in the fourth quarter, came within two points multiple times in the final period, but were never able to overcome the deficit.

Junior Nicole Enabosi registered her 18th double-double of the season with 17 points and 11 rebounds in 40 minutes.

College baseball

Charleston Southern 6, Delaware 3: Kyle Baker went 2-4 with a pair of RBI as the Blue Hens dropped their season opener.

Baker’s two-run single cut the Charleston Southern lead to just 3-2 heading to the bottom of the third but didn’t get any closer.

Senior Nick Spadafino (Dover) took the loss after pitching the first 2.2 innings. It was his first loss since last May 5 at N.C, State.

College softball

Blue Hens drop openers: Delaware opened the season on Friday by falling to Georgia State, 2-1, and No. 13 Auburn, 15-0, on the first day of the Tiger Invitational.

Anna Steinmetz put Delaware on the board in the bottom of the fourth of the first game when she belted a solo homer to rightcenter, but the Blue Hens could not push another run across.

Auburn (8-0) then took the early lead with three runs in the bottom of the first inning of the nightcap, before adding 10 in the second.

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