In this week's edition of the Dover Post's "Week In Sports" the Dover High boys basketball team extended its win streak to three games, the Polytech girls climbed above .500 and the Saint Thomas More wrestling team had two wrestlers win individual titles at the Canal Classic.
The Dover High School boys basketball team extended its win streak to three games with two more wins this past week, improving to 7-6.
The Senators spread their offense around, as four players chipped in with double digit scoring and they beat Seaford, 65-48, Jan. 20.
Corey Crawford had 17 points, Pieter Prinsloo had 12, Angelo Handy had 11 and Charles Tillman had 10 points.
Crawford had another 21 points, nine of which came from three-pointers, as Dover beat Lake Forest, 78-64, Jan. 23. Prinsloo had 15 points, Kendal Williams had 15 and Anthony Loper had 10.
The Lake Forest High School boys basketball team saw its losing streak stretch to four games this past season as it lost two games and fell to 4-8 overall.
Despite getting 12 points from Kenneth Owens, the Spartans could not match Caesar Rodney’s powerful offense, losing, 77-39, Jan. 20.
In the following game, Lake lost to Dover, 78-64, Jan. 23. Dovonte Hodge scored 16 points, Zak Edwards had 12, Deontra Harris had 11 and Jeff Purnell had 10.
The Caesar Rodney High School boys basketball team stayed undefeated (12-0) this past week with two more wins.
The Riders dominated yet another opponent in their first game this past week as they beat Lake Forest, 77-39, Jan. 20. Tyshawn Bell led CR with 25 points, while Phil Lewis scored an additional 10.
Getting 22 points from Bell in the next game, CR beat Milford, 63-51, Jan. 23. Other leading scorers for the Riders were Bernard Carter, 17 points, Jeffone Hill, 9, Dom Gibson, 8, and Sam Sanders, 7.
The Polytech High School boys basketball team broke even with one win and one loss this past week to move to 5-7 on the season.
Anthony Myles scored 20 points as the Panthers beat Indian River, 69-47, Jan. 20. Quintin Thomas added 17 points, while Brandon Legree chipped in another 12.
The Panthers then lost their next game, falling to Woodbridge, 48-39, Jan. 23. Myles had 16 points.
The Saint Thomas More Preparatory boys basketball team lost all three of its games this past week to drop to 3-10 overall.
The Ravens started their week poorly, losing to St. Marks, 44-17, Jan. 20.
Luck didn’t change in the following game for STM, as it fell to Wilmington Friends, 74-53, Jan. 24.
Even though the Ravens came close in the final game of the week, they still came up short, losing to Wilmington Christian, 60-59, Jan. 26.
The Campus Community High School boys basketball team won three games, but lost its final game of the week to move to 10-6.
In a conference match-up, Elijah Bonsignore stepped up his game and scored 30 points en route to a win over Archmere, 64-32, Jan. 20. Darian Williams had 10 points.
The Cougars followed that up with wins over the Tome School, 72-31, Jan. 22, and West Nottingham Academy, 81-48, Jan. 23. Bonsignore had 21 points against Nottingham.
The winning streak came to an end with a loss to Salisbury School, 61-41, Jan. 26.
The Dover High School girls basketball team won two more games this past week, extending its winning streak to six and improving to 10-2.
Jazmine Miller scored 16 of Dover’s 58 points as it took down Seaford, 58-29, Jan. 22.
Again being led by Miller, 18 points, the Senators beat Archmere, 61-44, Jan. 24. Jasmine Legree chipped in 11 points, while Antoinette Robertson and Amber Sullivan added 10 each.
The Caesar Rodney High School girls basketball team only played one game this past week, and saw its seven-game win streak come to an end.
The Riders (10-2) lost their second game this season when they fell to Sanford, 63-46, Jan. 24. Cortney Baynard had 14 points and Kelci Roberts had 11 in the lost.
The Polytech High School girls basketball team won two more games this past week to improve to 8-6 on the season.
Starting their week off on the right foot, the Panthers got 13 points from Mira Kelley en route to a 46-39 win over Indian River, Jan. 20.
Poly continued to roll as it beat Woodbridge, 49-44, Jan. 22. Myisha Rufus and Akiara DeShields scored 13 points each in the win.
The Lake Forest High School girls basketball team won both its games this past week to improve to 4-7 on the season.
The Spartans squeezed out a close victory against Aquinas Academy, 44-40, Jan. 20. Ashley Benson had 11 points.
They then beat Campus Community, 52-12, Jan. 22.
The Saint Thomas More Preparatory girls basketball team won all three of its games this past week to improve to 10-3 overall.
Emily Darling scored 11 points as the Ravens beat St. Andrews, 34-33, Jan. 20.
Saint Thomas won its next game, beating Wilmington Friends, 43-35, Jan. 24, on the strength of 14 more points from Darling. Christine Petrosky chipped in 10 additional points.
The Ravens completed the week sweep by defeating Wilmington Christian, 41-32, Jan. 26.
The Lake Forest High School swimming team’s boys and girls both lost a match this past week.
The boy and girl Spartans both suffered tough defeats, losing to Archmere, 125-53 and 120-55 respectively, Jan. 22.
The Dover High School wrestling team lost its only match this past week to Seaford, 52-18, Jan. 21.
The Caesar Rodney High School wrestling team won its first match but lost the following this past week to move to 10-3 on the season.
Getting pins from 10 different wrestlers, the Riders beat Lake Forest, 70-12, Jan. 21.
CR then took on the No. 1-ranked team in the nation in Blair Academy (N.J.) and lost, 66-6, Jan. 23. Kelly Jaywork, 152, had the lone pin for his team.
The Polytech High School wrestling team lost its only dual meet this past week to Indian River, 36-31, Jan. 21.
The Panthers are now 2-6 on the season.
The Lake Forest High School wrestling team lost its only dual meet this past week and dropped to 3-4 on the season.
The Spartans saw team members Aaron Barilla, 140, and Jared Hacker, 152, get pins, but still lost to Caesar Rodney, 70-12, Jan. 21.
The Saint Thomas More Preparatory wrestling team saw two of its wrestlers win individual titles in a tournament this past week, but lost two dual meets as well.
The Ravens won a dual match against Tatnall, 58-12, Jan. 20.
They then competed in the Canal Classic tournament at Middletown High School over the weekend, where wrestlers Brett Fleming, 145, and Taylor Doan, 152, won individual titles.
Going head to head with Seaford High for their last match of the week, the Ravens lost, 75-2, Jan. 26.