Roundup: Sussex Tech snaps Dover’s winning streak with 68-57 victory

Sussex Tech High out-scored Dover by 13 points over the last three quarters to knock off the Senators, 68-57, in Henlopen North boys’ basketball on Tuesday night. The loss snapped a 26-game North winning streak for Dover (12-1 North, 16-2 overall). It was also just the second loss to an in-state team in the last […]

Roundup: Cape girls clinch Henlopen North title

Cape Henlopen High clinched its second-straight Henlopen Conference Northern Division girls’ basketball title, defeating Dover High 63-19 on Tuesday night. Dania Cannon’s game-high 22 paced the Vikings while Abbey Hearn added a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Morgan Mahoney scored 12 points and Mehkia Applewhite had 10 points with seven rebounds. Caesar Rodney […]

Cape girls answer big challenge

Pat Woods admits he might have been a little nervous. But he wasn’t too worried about whether his Cape Henlopen High girls’ basketball players were ready to take on mighty Conrad last Friday night. The Vikings’ coach said his players were ready to play the game when they got to school in the morning. “As […]

Roundup: Afriyie leads Polytech girls 45-41 over Sussex Central

Yaa Yaa Afriyie netted 20 points as Polytech High knocked off Sussex Central, 45-41, in Henlopen Northern Division girls’ basketball on Tuesday night. The win marked the Panthers’ second victory over the Golden Knights in the last three meetings. Kallie Hopkins added 10 points for Polytech, which held a 35-33 lead going into the fourth […]

Smyrna boys fine with underdog status

SMYRNA — Maybe it was inevitable that the Smyrna High boys’ basketball team took a step back last season. After losing most of their star players, it was really difficult for the Eagles to stay at a level that took them to the program’s first two appearances in the DIAA state finals. And sure enough, […]

Roundup: Caesar Rodney boys take early lead to beat Cape 84-50

Caesar Rodney High jumped out a 19-point first-quarter lead before downing Cape Henlopen, 84-50, in Henlopen North boys’ basketball on Tuesday night. The Riders stormed out to a 31-12 advantage to start the game before improving to 6-1 in the North, 7-2 overall. Syed Myles finished with 23 points while Kamal Marvel (15), Tyshawn Gordon […]

Caesar Rodney girls trying to hang onto momentum

CAMDEN — The season was only four games old. But, after losing three of those first four contests, the Caesar Rodney High girls’ basketball team had had enough. “We all sat in the locker room and said, ‘We are not going to lose any more because of dumb mistakes or anything like that,’” said Riders’ […]

CR boys edge Woodbridge 74-64 in overtime

GREENWOOD – Brycen Williams couldn’t have picked a better time to heat up behind the three-point line. After going scoreless in the first half, the Caesar Rodney High junior guard put up 20 points to lead the Riders past Woodbridge High 74-64 on the road in overtime Tuesday night. He hit four three-pointers, turning two […]

Roundup: Caesar Rodney girls beat Wilmington Christian 50-35

The Caesar Rodney High girls’ basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak with a 50-35 victory over Wilmington Christian School at home on Monday night in nonconference action. The Riders held the lead 13-8 after the first quarter and 25-16 at halftime before opening up a 17-point lead in the third quarter. The win moved […]

Roundup: Cape dominates CR 49-8 in girls’ basketball

Cape Henlopen High built a 30-point halftime lead before downing Caesar Rodney, 49-8, in Henlopen Conference Northern Division girls’ basketball on Thursday evening. The Vikings (3-0 North, 3-1 overall) limited the Riders to just two field goals in a contest in which they opened up a 34-4 halftime advantage. Cape’s Abbey Hearn, who sank four […]