Roundup: Morris leads Lake Forest boys past South foe Indian River

Isaiah Morris scored 20 points to pace Lake Forest High to a 61-49 victory over Indian River in Henlopen Conference Southern Division boys’ basketball on Friday night.

Morris sank four three-pointers for the Spartans, who outscored the Indians, 50-37, over the final three quarters. Cameron Lewis added 13 points for Lake.

Isaiah Bratton had 15 points for IR with Jamier Felton netting 11.

Dover 50, Sussex Tech 33: The Senators outscored the Ravens, 35-21, in the second half of their Henlopen North win.

Caesar Rodney 60, Sussex Central 52: Three players scored in double figures for the Riders in their North win.

Kairi Buie (19 points), Davione Robinson (17) and Najee Watson (14) led CR. Watson made four three-pointers.

Ethan Lambert (15), Devon Reynolds (11), Jahlier Pettyjohn (10) and Ryhlee Matthews (10) all reached double digits for the Golden Knights.

Milford 55, Laurel 38: The Buccaneers overcame a four-point halftime deficit by outscoring the Bulldogs, 37-16, in the second half of the South win.

Christopher Sampson netted 20 points, Brion Murray had 14 and Tymire Riddick scored 12 for Milford, which won its second straight game.

Brandon Faulk had 10 points to lead Laurel.

Girls’ basketball

Lake Forest 45, Indian River 44: The Spartans outscored the Indians, 5-4, in overtime to earn the Henlopen South victory.

Cape Henlopen 47, Smyrna 31: The Vikings trailed by a point before outscoring the Eagles, 21-4, in the fourth quarter.

Dania Cannon had 12 points and Sydney Pederson tallied 10 for Cape as the two players went a combined 8-of-11 from the foul line.

Melena Credle scored a game-high 15 points for Smyrna.

Sussex Tech 40, Dover 32: The Ravens downed the Senators in a Henlopen North contest.

Laurel 53, Milford 47: The Bulldogs picked up a Henlopen South victory over the Buccaneers.

College basketball

WOMEN, Delaware 63, UNC-Wilmington 52: Led by a career day from freshman Abby Gonzales, Delaware snapped a three-game losing streak with its first Colonial Athletic Association victory.

Four Blue Hens registered double-digit scoring performances while Gonzales led the way with 16 points. She hit four three-pointers, bookending the game with two in the first and fourth quarters.

UNCW opened the second half with five points to take the one-point lead, but Delaware knocked down nine straight points and never looked back. The Hens went up by as much as 17 with less than four minutes remaining in the contest.

Senior Erika Brown, redshirt junior Sadé Chatman and sophomore Nicole Enabosi each posted 12 points. Chatman and Enabosi also each collected eight rebounds while Brown dished out three assists for Delaware (7-6, 1-1 CAA).

College field hockey

UD staff honored: Delaware field hockey coach Rolf van de Kerkhof was named the Front Rush/NFHCA Division I National Coach of the Year at the organization’s national annual convention.

Van de Kerkhof, who’s coaching staff includes Missy Arenz, Jordan McKee and Jacki Coveleski (Cape Henlopen), had previouslly been named the Colonial Athletic Association Coach of the Year, ECAC Eastern Coach of the Year and NFHCA Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year.

The Blue Hens captured their first national championship while finishing with a 19-game winning streak and an overall record of 23-2. Delaware ranked in the top four nationally in winning percentage, scoring average, goals per game, points per game, scoring margin and assists per game.

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