The Dover Post's high school sports roundup recaps all the action for the area high school sports teams over the past week, including game scores and top performers.
Dover High School
Record: 14-3, 12-1
The Dover High boys basketball team upped its win streak to eight games last week, beating Smyrna, 52-49, Feb. 16, Milford, 90-86, Feb. 18, and rival Caesar Rodney, 67-62, Feb. 20. Corey Crawford scored 26 points against the Riders for his team, which returns to the court for its final regular-season game at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, vs. Glasgow High School.
Record: 12-5, 9-4
The Dover High girls basketball team finished its season last week on a down note, first losing to Smyrna, 66-57, Feb. 16, picking up a win over Milford, 56-31, Feb. 18, then losing again to Caesar Rodney, 48-41, Feb. 20. In the lone win of the week, Antoinette Robertson led the Senators with 16 points.
Record: 2-10, 1-9
The Dover High wrestling team finished its regular season with three more losses, coming against Sussex Tech, 57-14, and Cape Henlopen, 54-21, in a tri-meet on Feb. 17, and then Caesar Rodney, 59-12, Feb. 19. On Feb. 20 and 21, the Senators competed in the Henlopen Conference Championships, where they placed 11th with 52 points, and 140-pounder Tyere Joyner came in second place in his weight class. Select members of the Dover team will travel to Sussex Central High School Friday, Feb. 26, and Saturday, Feb. 27 for the DIAA Individual State Championship.
Caesar Rodney High School
Record: 11-8, 8-5
The Caesar Rodney High boys basketball team sandwiched a win over Cape Henlopen, 71-50, Feb. 19, between losses to Milford, 78-74, Feb. 16 and Dover, 67-62, Feb. 20. The Riders had three players score in double digits in the win, including Dominique Gibson with 21 points, Jordan Henry with 16 and Dante Shells with 14. The final regular season game for CR will be at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, vs. Smyrna High School.
Record: 11-7, 7-5
The Caesar Rodney High girls basketball team returned from the snow break in fine form, winning three games last week against Milford, 74-36, Feb. 16, Cape Henlopen, 48-43, Feb. 18, and Dover, 48-41, Feb. 20. In the big win over Dover, Monique Miller scored 19 points and Deandra Scott had 14. The Riders will finish their regular season at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at Smyrna High School.
Record: 8-3, 5-2
The Caesar Rodney High wrestling team broke even last week, first losing to Smyrna, 39-16, Feb. 17, but rebounding to beat Dover, 59-12, Feb. 19. The Riders competed in the Henlopen Conference Championships Feb. 20 and 21, where seven of its 14 wrestlers placed in the top three for their respective weight classes, and the team finished third with 193 points. Leading the way in the tournament were Kaleb LeMaire, 103, Trey Mitchell, 119, Issah Meade, 152, and David Melnick, 171, who all came in first, followed by Stephen Jackson, 125, Ray Sterline, 140, and Travis Webb, 160, all third-place finishers. The team will travel to Sussex Central High School to compete in the DIAA Individual State Tournament Friday, Feb. Feb. 26, and Saturday, Feb. 27. CR has three top-seeded wrestlers in the tournament in LeMaire, 103, Meade, 152, and Melnick, 171.
Lake Forest High School
Record: 8-11, 6-9
The Lake Forest High boys basketball team lost two more games last week to Seaford, 66-40, Feb. 19, and Mount Pleasant, 70-56, Feb. 20. The Spartans finished their regular season Feb. 23 at Delmar High School. However, the Post had gone to press before results were available.
Record: 2-17, 2-14
The Lake Forest High girls basketball team started last week with a loss to St. Andrew’s, 60-23, Feb. 17, and then lost again in its next game against Seaford, 48-46, Feb. 18. Kiara Brooks was the top player for the Spartans in the Seaford loss, scoring 14 points. Lake closes its season at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, vs. Delmar High School.
Record: 4-7, 3-5
The Lake Forest High wrestling team had only one match last week, a loss to Polytech, 58-13, Feb. 15. Alvin Hudson, 171, won his match for the Spartans by technical fall. Hudson followed up that win with a third-place finish in the Henlopen Conference Championships Feb. 20 and 21, while his team placed 13th with 41 points. The Spartans will send a few of its team members to the DIAA Individual State Championships Friday, Feb. 26, and Saturday, Feb. 27 at Sussex Central High School.
Polytech High School
Record: 15-3, 13-1
The Polytech High boys basketball team lost for just the third time this season Feb. 18 to Sanford, 51-49, but bounced back to win games over Woodbridge, 63-43, Feb. 19, and Seaford, 74-56, Feb. 20. Big man Kendall Gray was the top scorer for the Panthers in the Seaford game, scoring 19 points. Polytech finishes its regular season at home at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, vs. Cape Henlopen High School.
Record: 6-12, 5-12
The Polytech High girls basketball team only played one game last week which it lost to Woodbridge, 46-37, Feb. 18. Kamerra Matthews led the Panthers in scoring in the game with 12 points. Her team will close its regular season at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at Cape Henlopen High School.
Record: 7-5, 6-5
The Polytech High wrestling team finished its regular season with two big conference wins against Lake Forest, 58-13, Feb. 15, and Laurel, 46-25, Feb. 17. The Panthers visited the Henlopen Conference Championships Feb. 20 and 21, where they finished eighth with 104 points. The standout performance for the team came from 189-pounder Artis Thorne, who won his weight class. Polytech had three other wrestlers place second in Jimmy Watts, 112, Kurt Bentley, 135, and John Walters, 145. The final tournament of the season for the Panthers will be Friday, Feb. 26, and Saturday, Feb. 27, at the DIAA State Individual Championships.
Saint Thomas More Preparatory
Record: 6-12, 3-8
The Saint Thomas More boys basketball team had a busy week that started with losses to Delaware Military Academy, 51-50, Feb. 16, and Red Lion, 62-37, Feb. 17, and closed with wins over Tower Hill, 47-33, Feb. 19, and Laurel, 65-37, Feb. 20. Will Hayes scored 31 points in the win over Laurel, with teammate Tyler Simpkiss provided 17 points of his own. The Ravens finish their regular season at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at St. Marks High School.
Record: 13-4, 10-1
The Saint Thomas More girls basketball team started last week with a win over Delaware Military Academy, 52-34, Feb. 16, then lost to Ursuline, 58-28, Feb. 18, and closed the week with another win, this one against St. Andrew’s, 43-37, Feb. 20. The Ravens’ regular season ends with a game at Archmere Academy at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26.
Campus Community High School
Record: 11-7, 5-6
The Campus Community boys basketball team went 3-1 last week, beating Tower Hill, 60-43, Feb. 16, and Salisbury School, 77-75, Feb. 17, then losing to Red Lion, 67-52, Feb. 18, and finally beating Delmarva Christian, 72-34, Feb. 20. Darien Williams scored 16 points in the win against Delmarva Christian. The Cougars next play 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at Archmere Academy.
Record: 0-17, 0-10
The Campus Community girls basketball team lost its only game last week to Red Lion, 44-11, Feb. 18.