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Breon Dennis and his Dover High teammates will travel to Lake Forest tonight. (Special to the Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh).

Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 23-8

Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 26-5

Craig Anderson, Delaware State News: 25-6

Jeff Mitchell, Sussex Post/Milford Chronicle: 24-7

Scott Abraham, WBOC-TV: 28-3

High school


Games start at 7:30 p.m. unless noted.

Bergen Tech, N.J. (2-1) at Seaford (0-2), 5 p.m.

The Blue Jays are still stuck in an 11-game losing streak but at least they get to play their home opener.

AW: BT, 42-0; TM: BT, 35-6; CA: BT, 43-13; JM: BT, 14-6; SA: BT, 36-6.

Caesar Rodney (0-2) at Glen Mills, Pa. (1-2), 7 p.m.

After opening vs. two top-level foes, CR gets to face an opponent it should be more competitive with.

AW: CR, 22-14; TM: CR, 21-20; CA: GM, 28-24; JM: CR, 28-20; SA: CR, 28-21.

Sussex Central (1-1) at Queen Anne’s, Md. (2-1), 7 p.m.

Knights have to face a Queen Anne’s squad that has scored 167 points in its first three games.

AW: QA, 36-20; TM: QA, 34-17; CA: SC, 38-31; JM: QA, 28-20; SA: QA, 24-17.

Dover (1-1) at Lake Forest (1-1)

Playing each other for the first time since ’08, both teams are coming off their first wins of the season.

AW: Dov, 34-28; TM: Dov, 28-7; CA: Lake, 27-7; JM: Lake, 21-20; SA: Dov, 24-20.

Smyrna (2-0) vs. Salesianum (2-0), at Baynard Stadium

High-flying Eagles get to see where they stand in first meeting with one of the state’s best programs.

AW: Sal, 35-28; TM: Sal, 42-33; CA: Sal, 33-21; JM: Sal, 27-21; SA: Sal, 34-21.

Laurel (1-1) at Sussex Tech (2-0)

Laurel is coming off a good win last week but the Ravens are a difficult team to beat right now.

AW: ST, 44-19; TM: ST, 35-14; CA: ST, 14-7; JM: ST, 28-13; SA: ST, 30-16.

Indian River (0-2) at Cape Henlopen (1-1)

Cape Henlopen wants to get back on track against an Indian squad that’s still trying to find its way.

AW: Cape, 35-12; TM: Cape, 35-13; CA: Cape, 22-14; JM: Cape, 34-20; SA: Cape, 27-12.

Caravel (0-2) at Delmar (0-2)

Both teams are probably better than their records but only one will get its first victory tonight.

AW: Delm, 21-15; TM: Car, 21-14; CA: Delm, 31-27; JM: Car, 28-21; SA: Car, 26-23.

St. Andrews (0-1) at Milford (1-1)

St. Andrews just lost to a Red Lion squad that the Buccaneers beat by 67 points the week before.

AW: Mil, 56-0; TM: Mil, 42-0; CA: Mil, 40-17; JM: Mil, 53-0; SA: Mil, 36-13.


Polytech (0-2) at Delcastle (0-2), 11 a.m.

Polytech has been outscored 102-20; Delcastle has lost by a combined 84-0. Something’s got to give.

AW: Poly, 26-20; TM: Poly, 14-6; CA: Poly, 27-7; JM: Poly, 12-6; SA: Delc, 21-14.

Woodbridge (2-0) at Wilmington Friends (2-0), 2 p.m.

An interesting Division II matchup between two teams that have split their last four meetings.

AW: Wood, 20-16 ; TM: Wood, 23-21; CA: Wood, 28-6; JM: WF, 21-14; SA: WF, 28-14.


Delaware (1-2) at North Carolina (2-1), 12:30 p.m.

The Blue Hens will have to play their best merely have a chance to be competitive in this one.

AW: UNC, 52-10; TM: UNC, 49-14; CA: UNC, 24-10; JM: UNC, 42-13; SA: UNC, 42-14.

Wesley (2-0) at North Central, Ill. (1-1), 2 p.m.

Fifth-ranked Wolverines expect a challenge when they head to Chicago to play No. 22 North Central.

AW: Wes, 38-17; TM: Wes, 35-14; CA: NC, 33-28; JM: Wes, 28-14; SA: Wes, 35-24.


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