Local Roundup: Woodbridge girls make it five wins in a row


Woodbridge High cruised to a 70-23 victory over Lake Forest in Henlopen South girls’ basketball on Friday evening.

The victory was the fifth in a row for the Blue Raiders (7-1), who improve to 7-0 in the South. Woodbridge has allowed more than 20 points in only two games this winter.

The Raiders go to Caravel for a 1 p.m. non-conference matchup today before facing South co-leader Laurel on both Monday and Thursday next week.

Cape Henlopen 80, Sussex Central 13: Morgan Mahoney (8 rebounds, 4 steals) netted 27 points with Julia Saleur (7 rebounds, 4 steals, 3 assists) adding 22 for the Vikings (12-0).

The victory was the 50th of Cape coach Pat Woods’ career. He’s now 50-8.

Ella Rishko added eight rebounds, six assists and three steals for the Vikings with Mehkia Applewhite contributing nine steals.

Seaford 54, Delmar 34: The Blue Jays built a 30-10 halftime advantage before picking up the Henlopen South win on Thursday.

Jada Evans (20 points, 12 rebounds) and Bre’Asia Buffalo (19 points, 11 rebounds) both registered double-doubles for Seaford (4-6), which won its second game in a row. Buffalo sank four of the Jays’ six three-pointers.

Zoey Coco scored 14 points to pace the Wildcats.

Boys’ basketball

Cape Henlopen 46, Sussex Central 37: The Vikings outscored the Golden Knights 13-9 in the fourth quarter to close out the Henlopen North victory.

Cape Henlopen, which improved to 3-7, snapped a three-game losing streak.

Sussex Central is now 7-5.

Laurel 66, Sussex Academy 44: The Bulldogs built a 33-17 halftime lead before registering the Henlopen South win.

Laurel evened its record at 4-4 after winning its second game in a row.

Seaford 66, Delmar 52: Tyrese Fortune collected 23 points and 12 rebounds to pace the Blue Jays to the Henlopen South win on Thursday.

Seaford led by only six before outscoring the Wildcats, 17-9, in the fourth quarter. The Jays (7-1), who won their sixth game in a row, also got 11 points from Careen Bolden and 10 from Brent Ricketts.

Seaford plays at Woodbridge today at 11 a.m. in another South matchup.

Jeremiah Lumpkin-Beale led Delmar with 13 points with Cameron Bozman adding 10.


76ers Fieldhouse gets sponsor: BPG|SPORTS and the Delaware Blue Coats have announced that its multi-sport arena in Wilmington will become known as Chase Fieldhouse, effective immediately.

The facility, which opened in 2019, has been called the 76ers Fieldhouse. It will also serve as the home to Titus Sports Academy and Nemours Sports Medicine.

The Blue Coats host 24 regular season home games in the 2,300-seat capacity arena during a traditional NBA G League season. The facility includes both indoor and outdoor full-sized professional turf fields and executive business office spaces.