Roundup: Dover’s Allen nets 30 points in 78-61 win over Shipley

Senior guard Elijah Allen netted 30 points as Dover High downed Shipley, Pa., 78-61, in boys’ basketball on Saturday night.

The non-conference contest was played at the 76ers Field House in Wilmington.

The Senators (3-0), who led 35-25 at halftime, have won three games in the first four days of the season. Dover owns a 23-game regular-season winning streak.

Seaford 57, Conrad 46: Brent Ricketts netted 21 points as the Blue Jays improved to 2-0 with the non-conference victory.

Seaford, which also got 13 points from Kejuantae Cherry-West, out-scored Conrad 43-31 over the final three quarters. Ricketts and Cherry-West sank three three-pointers apiece.

Conrad shot only 6-of-18 from the free throw line.

Woodbridge 58, Mt. Pleasant 57: The Blue Raiders edged the Green Knights to raise their record to 3-0.

Delmarva Christian 82, Laurel 73: The Royals had four players score in double figures and sank 10 three-pointers in improving to 3-0.

Andrew Workman (23), Christopher Vonhof (20), Wyatt Kwiatkowski (19) and Gabe Herling (12) paced Delmarva Christian. Kwiatkowski and Herling combined for seven threes.

The Royals tallied 26 points in the first quarter and 31 in the fourth.


Smyrna, Dover shine in tourneys: Smyrna High finished third in the team standings at the Ray Oliver Invitational on Saturday.

Host McDonogh, Md. won the 18-team event with 262.5 points followed by second-place Salesianum (146) and third-place Smyrna (136).

The Eagles’ Gregory Baum won the 145-pound title, edging Archbishop Spalding, Md.’s Ryan Garretson, 4-3, on a tiebreaker in the finals. Smyrna’s Tony Wuest also won his bracket, taking the 195-pound crown by tech fall (15-0) in the title match.

At the Earl Helmbreck Invitational at Brandywine, Dover’s Qwantez Watkins (113), Gabe Evans (170), Aric Dudley (182) and Qualeak Bumbrey (220) all won individual titles.

At the Southern Slam in Eastside, S.C., Cape Henlopen placed 15th in a 30-team field.

Girls’ basketball

Lake Forest 54, Appoquinimink 53: The Spartans edged the Jaguars in their season opener on Saturday.

Lake Forest got 12 points each from Karly Cain and Gabrielle Almonte while Elle Wood and Jalyne Bailey both added 10.

Sanford 70, Woodbridge 33: The Blue Raiders trailed only 17-14 after the first quarter before the Warriors pulled away.

Sanford’s Allie Kubek netted 32 points in the contest played at the 76ers Field House in Wilmington.

Cha’Kya Johnson had 10 points for Woodbridge (1-1).

Archbishop Carroll, Pa. 63, Cape Henlopen 28: The Vikings dropped to 1-1 after the non-conference loss at the 76ers Field House.

St. Mark’s 57, Polytech 37: The Spartans jumped out to an 18-5 first-quarter lead before topping the Panthers.

Yaa Asantewa Afriyie tallied 15 points for Polytech (0-2) while Serene Pluta had 31 for St. Mark’s (2-0).

The contest featured 54 foul shots. The Spartans went 24-of-29 from the foul while the Panthers were 13-of-25.

College basketball

WOMEN, Delaware State 89, St. Peter’s 66: The Hornets (4-5) never trailed in snapping their four-game losing streak.

DSU’s 89-point total was the most it has scored against a non-conference Division I team since 2013. It’s also the first time the Hornets have beaten two Division I non-conference opponents since the 2015-2016 season.

DSU guard Sharajah Collins finished with a game high 25 points while Lyric Turner added 19 points and five assists. Delaware State led by as many as 34 points in the fourth quarter.

Delaware 73, Robert Morris 62: Three Blue Hens scored in double figures as Delaware (3-5) picked up the non-conference road victory.

The Hens, who led by five after the first quarter, used an 8-0 run in the second quarter to take a 28-15 halftime advantage.

Samone DeFreese led all scorers with 16 points while Nicole Enabosi registered the 45th double-double of her career with 13 points and 13 rebounds. Abby Gonzales added 15 points for the Hens.

Delaware’s 73 points were its most in regulation this season.

The Hens are 2-2 all-time against Robert Morris (4-4). Saturday’s win is the largest margin of victory for either team in the series.

Enabosi is third in Delaware history with her 45 double-doubles. Colleen McNamara is first with 47 from 1991-95 while Elena Delle Donne is second with 46 from 2009-13.

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