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 […]

Bloodsworth finds a home with Wesley

DOVER — Greg Bloodsworth can’t imagine what his life would be like without basketball in it. He’s been playing since he was five. But, at 19, he knows he’s got more years behind him than he has ahead of him as a player. “I actually was thinking about that the other night,” said Bloodsworth. “What […]

Hen men suffer first loss against GW, 66-56

WASHINGTON — Sooner or later, the law of averages was bound to catch up with Delaware. That day came on Saturday. The Blue Hens struggled from the outside and George Washington tallied the final seven points of the contest as the Colonials downed Delaware, 66-56, in men’s basketball on Saturday afternoon at the Charles E. […]

Hens make comeback history in CAA tourney win

CHARLESTON, S.C. — For the better part of the game, it looked like there was no way Delaware was going to pull out a victory. And the Blue Hens decided to win any way. Pulling off one of its more memorable comebacks in recent memory, fifth-seeded Delaware shook off a 16-point deficit to stun No. […]