ROUNDUP: Wesley women earn 53-50 win against Bryn Athyn

DOVER — The Wesley College women’s basketball team pulled out a 53-50 non-conference win over Bryn Athyn on Saturday.

The game was tied at 48-48 with three minutes left when Monshea Newsome-Murray found Shelby Johnson underneath the basket to put Wesley (3-6) up by two. A Sydney Pedersen driving layup gave the Wolverines a 52-48 lead with under two minutes to go.

Stacey O’Neale split a pair of free throws to give Wesley a 53-50 advantage, and leave Bryn Athyn with the chance to tie the contest.

Allie Warren’s desperation three-point attempt in the waning seconds was short and Johnson reeled in the airball and dribble out the clock to give Wesley the win.

Johnson led all scorers with 26 points on 12-of-17 shooting and pulled down 12 rebounds. It was Johnson’s second straight double-double and third of the season.

Newsome-Murray dished out a game-high 12 assists with five steals, six rebounds and a pair of blocks. O’Neale tallied 13 points.

The Wolverines don’t play again until they go to Catholic on Dec. 29.

Cornell 94, Delaware State 59: The Big Red out-scored the Hornets, 31-14, in the first quarter to take control from the start.

Na-Jai Pollard netted a team-high 21 points and six rebounds for the Hornets (2-6) with Lanayjha Ashe adding 12.

College football

Wesley’s Mitchell honored: Wesley College sophomore cornerback Isiah Mitchell was named to the Division III Football All-Eastern College Athletic Conference second team on Friday.

An All-New Jersey Athletic Conference first-team honoree, Mitchell led the Wolverines and tied for third in the conference in interceptions (5). The Middletown High grad also tied for third on the team in pass breakups (3) and made 31 tackles on the season.

Mitchell tallied three or more tackles seven times and notched five tackles in a game three times. He recorded a career-high two interceptions against CNU on Nov. 10.

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