Roundup: Chasanov scores 29 to lead Polytech by Sussex Central in OT

Senior guard Carter Chasanov collected 29 points and 11 assists as Polytech High edged Sussex Central, 71-69, in overtime in Henlopen Confereence Northern Division boys’ basketball on Friday night.

The Panthers rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to send the contest into OT tied at 56-56.

Lathan Notice added 12 points with Joey Haass scoring 11 for Polytech. Chasanov went 10-of-14 from the foul line.

Eathan Lambert (18), Devon Reynolds (13) and Rhylee Matthews (13) all scored in double figures for the Golden Knights.

Milford 80, Lake Forest 58: Jaxson Turner hit five of the Buccaneers’ 10 three-pointers and finished with 19 points in Milford’s Henlopen South win.

The 80 points marked the Bucs’ second-highest total of the season.

Brion Murray scored a game-high 20 points with Christopher Sampson and Daniel Shockley adding 17 for Milford, which avenged a five-point loss to Lake Forest earlier in the season.

Isaiah Morris and Jaysem Vazquez netted 16 points apiece for the Spartans with Cameron Lewis scoring 12.

Woodbridge 73, Laurel 23: The Raiders stayed unbeaten in the Henlopen South with the decisive victory.

Girls’ basketball

Caesar Rodney 74, Smyrna 38: Brionna Brooks (21 points), Kylie Kornegay-Lucas (20) and Alexis Reid (19) led the Riders to the Henlopen North victory.

Brooks and Reid each sank three three-pointers for CR, which led 30-7 after the first quarter.

Melena Credle tallied a game-high 27 points for the Eagles, hitting 12 of Smyrna’s 15 field goals.

Sussex Central 52, Polytech 48: The Golden Knights edged the Panthers for the Henlopen North victory.

Delmarva Christian 44, Gunston 17: Katie Hill netted 10 points while Elizabeth Stevens added nine points on three three-pointers to pace the Royals to the win.

College basketball

WOMEN, Delaware 57, UNC-Wilmington 40: For the second time this season, the Blue Hens held an opponent to 40 points in posting the Colonial Athletic Association win.

The victory marks the sixth straight for Delaware (7-2 CAA, 13-8).

Senior Erika Brown led the Hens with 13 points while sophomore Nicole Enabosi registered 12 points and game-highs of nine rebounds, six assists, two blocked shots and two steals.

The Hens held the Seahawks to just 10 total first-half points as UNCW shot 4-of-29 from the floor (13.8 percent).

Delaware held its largest lead of the season with a 29-point margin in the third quarter.

Delaware has won four straight and 13 of the last 14 over UNCW and now leads the all-time series, 25-8.

College baseball

DSU picked second in MEAC North: The voters in the MEAC Northern Division preseason poll have picked Norfolk State to repeat as champs and Delaware State to finish second in the race.

The Spartans received 15 of 18 first-place votes and 69 total points in the poll. The Hornets collected one first-place votes and 51 points.

DelState pitcher Lane DeLeon, outfielder Austin Bentley and utility man Todd Henry were named to the preseason All-MEAC second-team.

DeLeon posted a 2-5 won-loss record and was seventh in the MEAC with a 3.96 earned run average in 2016. He also ranked sixth in the league with 70 strikeouts.

Bentley, a 2016 All-MEAC second-team pick, was DSU’s leader with 32 runs batted in and third among team regulars with a .270 batting average last season.

Henry was tops on the Hornets and sixth in the MEAC with a .336 average as a freshman in 2016.

Delaware State begins its season on Feb. 17 at Charleston Southern.

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