Local roundup: Dover girls down CR; Bell paces Royals

By Andy Walter
Posted 12/8/22

Dover High took an early 10-point lead before eventually registering a 50-43 victory over Caesar Rodney in Henlopen North girls’ basketball on Thursday night.

For the Senators (1-1), the win …

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Local roundup: Dover girls down CR; Bell paces Royals

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Dover High took an early 10-point lead before eventually registering a 50-43 victory over Caesar Rodney in Henlopen North girls’ basketball on Thursday night.

For the Senators (1-1), the win was the third straight over the Riders (1-2).
CR outscored Dover, 13-5, in the third quarter to close within three. But the Senators finished the contest on a 14-10 run to put away the victory.

Ashtyn Torbert netted 17 points to lead Dover with Lily Harper adding 13 points. The two players combined to sink four three-pointers.

Aaliyah Smith and Syllest Barrett scored 13 points apiece for the Riders.

Delmarva Christian 59, Lake Forest 23: Ainsley Bell netted 24 points, with four three-pointers, to pace the Royals.

Josephine Peranteau added 16 points while Mia Elliott had 10 for Delmarva Christian, which built a 30-16 halftime advantage.

Polytech 50, Christiana 26: The Panthers outscored the Vikings, 18-5, in the fourth quarter to close out the non-conference victory.

Polytech was led by Sierra Henry (15 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, 7 steals) and Kallie Hopkins (12 points, 7 rebounds).

Sussex Tech 57, Indian River 13: The Ravens picked up the win over the Indians.

Boys’ basketball

Middletown 72, Dover 62: The Senators opened the season with a non-conference road loss.

Jaheim Harrell tallied a game-high 27 points for Dover, which beat Middletown twice last season, including in the second round of the state tournament. Denim Perkins and Istavan Norwood added 10 points apiece.

The Cavs led by only one point at halftime and by four going into the fourth quarter. Jaiden McGhee and Amir Cunningham both scored 16 for Middletown.

Sussex Tech 59, Delmar 39:  The Ravens downed the Wildcats in their season opener on Thursday.

Delmarva Christian 41, Lake Forest 39: The Royals edged the Spartans to improve to 2-1.

Christiana 61, First State Military 17: The Vikings jumped out to a 28-9 first-quarter lead before posting the win.

Red Lion Christian 68, Sussex Academy 42: Tyrese Mims netted 25 points for the Seahawks in the loss. He went 12-of-16 from the foul line.

Wrestling

Caesar Rodney 46, Saint Mark’s 30: The Riders closed the match with three straight pins to rally for the victory in their debut under coach Trey Micthell on Wednesday.

Cole Moffett (113), Nick Moore (120) and Trevor Copes (126) all won by first-period fall to give CR the win.

The Riders also got pins from Jaxon Kopp (144), Cameron Cataldi (157), Owen Dixon (190) and Owyn Meister (215), who won in just 23 seconds.

Polytech 60, Dover 18: The Panthers opened the season with a Henlopen North win.

Cape Henlopen 72, Sussex Tech 3: Maxim Meadows (132) opened the match with a pin in 1:21 as the Vikings went on to the Henlopen North win.

Hayden Wheeler (157), Luke Arnold-Decyk (215) and Sean Costello (285) all won by first-period fall for Cape. Andrew Schaen (150) added the Vikings’ other pin.

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