Dover wins Henlopen Conference boys basketball crown: Unbeaten Senators top Lake Forest 75-56

DOVER — Dover High has plenty of room on the walls of its spacious gym for more championship banners. And the Senators boys’ players were more than happy to add another number to the wall on Friday night. Taking control from the start, unbeaten Dover downed Lake Forest, 75-56, in the Henlopen Conference championship game […]

Dover boys earn No. 2 seed as basketball brackets are announced

DOVER – Unbeaten Dover High earned the No. 2 seed in the DIAA boys’ basketball state tournament bracket that was announced this afternoon. No. 4 Caesar Rodney also earned a first-round bye when the 24-team tourney gets underway on Tuesday. A total of eight downstate schools made the bracket. Sanford is the No. 1 seed. […]

Blue Raiders fend off late comeback attempt, top Lake Forest 66-51: Spartans grab Henlopen South title as Milford loses

BRIDGEVILLE — Closing out games is something coach Julius Cannon says his Woodbridge High boys’ basketball squad has struggled to do this season. In Tuesday night’s 66-51 home win over Lake Forest High, the Blue Raiders (11-6, 10-3 Henlopen South) were able to fend off a late comeback bid by the Spartans to close out […]

Sample’s go-ahead bucket leads Spartan boys past Bucs

FELTON — Jene Sample grabbed rebound after rebound in the second half Thursday night, but none of them were as crucial as his offensive rebound with 19 seconds remaining in the game. The Lake Forest High senior leaped into the air, grabbed a two-handed rebound and laid in the go-ahead bucket of the Spartans’ 60-59 […]

Cape Henlopen girls shut down Lake Forest 61-29

FELTON — Strong defense and a balanced scoring attack has been a point of emphasis for coach Pat Woods and his Cape Henlopen High girls’ basketball team all season. Tuesday night’s road contest at Lake Forest High was no exception. Cape defeated Lake Forest, 61-29, to improve to 13-3. All eight players scored at least […]

High school basketball: Lake Forest girls more confident in Davis’ second year

FELTON — This is basically the same girls’ basketball team that Lake Forest High put on the court last winter. But coach Aaliyah Davis said there’s a huge difference in those players’ attitudes once they get on the floor. “We’re noticing that we can play with teams — we’re just as good as teams,” she […]

Local roundup: Lake Forest defeats Seaford 56-39 in South girls basketball

The Lake Forest High girls’ basketball team defeated Seaford High 56-39 in a Henlopen Conference Southern Division matchup on Thursday for the Spartans’ seventh win in a row. Grace Aguilar paced Lake Forest (14-2) with a game-high 19 points. Gabrielle Almonte added 12 points while Jada Gourdine chipped in 11. Shaniya Briddell scored 17 points […]

Eaton leads Rider boys past Spartans 70-57

CAMDEN — Zayquan Eaton knows what spots he wants to get to on the basketball floor. And his teammates know too. Eaton scored a game-high 21 points Friday night to lead Caesar Rodney High to a 70-57 victory over Lake Forest High in boys’ basketball action. Caesar Rodney improved to 11-3 while Lake Forest dropped […]

Local roundup: Lake Forest girls top Smyrna

Grace Aguilar was one of three Lake Forest players in double figures with 15 points as the Spartans edged Smyrna High 53-47 in a girls’ basketball contest on Thursday afternoon. Jada Gourdine netted 12 points while Elle Wood chipped in 11 for Lake Forest. The Spartans used a 25-15 fourth quarter to seal the win. […]

Local roundup: Lake Forest rallies in second quarter, defeats Delmar 48-29

Lake Forest High shook off a slow start to down Delmar, 48-29, in Henlopen Southern Division boys’ basketball on Tuesday night. Delmar led 13-6 after the first quarter but the Spartans (9-1 South, 10-2 overall) out-scored the Wildcats, 21-2, in the second quarter to take control. Kaheim Kimbrough-Roach netted 24 points to pace Lake Forest, […]