Roundup: Hornets drop 14th straight; Tech girls top rival Central; Woodbridge grapplers win

Delaware State twice forced overtime before finally falling to Florida A&M, 94-89, in double OT in MEAC men’s basketball on Monday evening.

The Hornets were leading 81-80 when the Rattlers used a 7-0 run to take control in the second overtime.

The loss was the 14th in a row for DelState (0-5 MEAC, 2-18 overall), which remains winless against NCAA Division I competition this year.

At the end of regulation, the Hornets used a 9-2 run to knot the score at 69-69. A tip-in from Artem Tavakalyan tied the contest at 80-80 at the end of the first overtime.

Justin Ravenel scored 30 points with eight three-pointers to pace FAMU (2-3, 3-18), which snapped a three-game losing streak.

WOMEN, Florida A&M 59, Delaware State 54: The Hornets couldn’t hold a 16-point lead as the Rattlers rallied for the MEAC victory.

FAMU outscored DelState, 24-7, in the fourth quarter to improve to 2-3, 4-14.

The Hornets dropped to 1-3, 2-16.

Hens’ Mascaro honored: Delaware guard Justina Mascaro earned her first CAA Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week award on Monday.

She helped the Blue Hens to a 2-0 week by averaging 5.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in 16.0 minutes off the bench.

Girls’ basketball

Sussex Tech 48, Sussex Central 45: The Ravens built a 30-12 halftime lead before holding on for the Henlopen North victory.

Mi’Cah Shelton (14 points), Airelle Parker (12) and Janiya Stevens (10) all scored in double figures for unbeaten Sussex Tech (6-0 North 9-0 overall).

The Ravens hit six three-pointers in the contest.

Raeonna Stratton tallied 13 points for the Golden Knights.

Sanford 73, St. Thomas More 46: Leading by only five, the Warriors outscored the Ravens 22-8, in the second quarter to take control.

Sanford, which sank eight three-pointers, had three players score in double figures.

Aniah Patterson netted 14 points with DahNaija Barnes adding 12 for St. Thomas More (8-2), which had an eight-game winning streak snapped.

Wrestling

Woodbridge 56, Delmar 23: The Raiders won six straight matches between 120 pounds and 152 — including five by pin — before picking up the Henlopen South victory.

Winning by fall for Woodbridge were Gavin Manning (120), Robert Boyer (126), A’Shon Jackson (138), Enrique Ramos (145), Michael Plummer (152), Taeshaun Ford-Jackson (182) and Hunter Young (220).

Delmar got pins from Cyle Littleton (106), Isaac Brumley (160) and Christopher Elliott (285).

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