Roundup: Davis carries Senators to victory at Governors Challenge

Freshman Eden Davis netted 23 points to help the Dover High boys’ basketball team earn a 64-57 victory over Urbana High of Maryland at the Governors Challenge in Salisbury on Friday afternoon.

Cameron Turner (11 points) and Jhalil Mosley (10 points) also finished in double figures for the Senators. Mosley was their leading rebounder with eight.

Stefan Rush-Wilson chipped in seven points and six rebounds.

Dover trailed 51-50 with seven minutes left in the final quarter, but ended the contest on a 14-6 run.

St. Thomas More 51, Coatesville, Pa. 47: Eric Montanez paced St. Thomas More with 11 points as it won a game at Widener University on Friday.

Corey Gordon and Gregory Bloodsworth added 10 points apiece while Elias Revelle and Alvin West each scored eight points.

Sussex Tech 79, James Bennett, Md. 59: The Ravens captured their bracket championship with the victory on Friday afternoon.

Eleanor Roosevelt, Md. 69, Cape Henlopen 52: The Vikings fell in the final game of the Slam Dunk to the Beach tournament late Thursday night.

Randy Rickards was Cape’s top scorer with 14 points. Ian Robertson and Izaiah Dadzie scored 13 and 12 points respectively.

Girls’ basketball

Caesar Rodney 46, Damascus 36: The Riders won the First State Orthopedics Championship bracket title at the Diamond State Classic in Wilmington on Thursday night.

Victoria Sebastian and Alissa Haith ended up as CR’s leading scorers with 11 points apiece.

The Riders remained perfect on the season and moved to 8-0 overall.

College football

DSU’s Waters honored: Delaware State running back Mike Waters has collected another post-season honor. Waters has been selected to the Hero College Sports News FCS (Football Championship Subdivision) Freshman All-America Team for the 2016 season.

A 2016 All-MEAC Third Team selection, Waters was tops on the Hornets and third in the league in rushing at 74.5 yards per game this season. He rushed for a DSU freshman record 820 yards and five touchdowns this past season.

Waters closed out the 2016 campaign with a career-best 224 yards (two TDs) vs. Howard, also a Hornet freshman record, and Delaware State’s first 200-yard rushing game since 2008.

His 2016 highlights also included a 154-yard rushing performance (24 carries) vs. Hampton, and 96 yards against both Bethune-Cookman and Morgan State.

The Philadelphia native (Imhotep Charter) was a two-time MEAC Rookie-of-the-Week honoree during the 2016 season.

He is expected to help give the Hornets another potent running back corps in 2017, joining Brycen Alleyne, who was fifth in the MEAC in rushing and third in all-purpose yards this past season. DSU’s running game is also expected to be bolstered next season by the addition of Nyfease West, who sat out the 2016 campaign due to injury. West rushed for more than 4,000 yards and 45 touchdowns at North Penn HS (Pa.) before signing with the Hornets.

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