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: 2-2, 1-1
The Dover High boys basketball team lost the only game it played last week to Smyrna, 68-66, Dec. 21, despite getting 24 points from Chris Sudler and 15 points from Jay’Quan Hunter. The Senators will next compete in the Governor’s Challenge tournament in Salisbury, Md., playing their second game against Dunbar High School at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29.
Record: 3-2, 3-2
The Dover High girls basketball team lost a close game last week to Smyrna, 43-39, Dec. 21. Nichelle Potter scored 19 points to lead the Senators, who next play at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, against Polytech High School as part of the Pat Borowski Classic held at Lake Forest High School.
Caesar Rodney High School
Record: 3-2, 2-1
The Caesar Rodney High boys basketball team lost both games it played last week, first to Princeton Day Academy, 87-78, Dec. 17, then to Milford, 62-49, Dec. 21. Senior Dante Shells continued producing at a high level in the loss to Milford, finishing with 19 points for the Riders, who next play at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, against Easton High School as part of the Governor’s Challenge tournament in Salisbury, Md.
Record: 4-2, 3-2
The Caesar Rodney High girls basketball team started last week with a lopsided loss to Smyrna, 76-34, Dec. 17, but rebounded in its next game to beat Milford, 66-56, Dec. 21. Four players scored in double digits for the Riders in the win, including Monique Miller, 17 points, Khadijah Carter and Taylor Prillaman, 11 points each, and Alexis Prillaman, 10 points. CR next plays at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, at Cape Henlopen High School.
The Caesar Rodney High wrestling team had two wrestlers place in their respective weight classes at the Beast of the East Wrestling Tournament on Dec. 18 and 19 in Newark. Freshman Michah Hight, 103, and junior Kaleb LeMaire, 119, both finished in third place at the tournament, while the team finished in 10th place with 94.5 points. The Riders will travel to Conestoga Valley High School, Conestoga, Pa., over the holidays to take part in the Conestoga Wrestling Tournament on Wednesday, Dec. 29, and Thursday, Dec. 30.
Lake Forest High School
Record: 2-2, 2-2
The Lake Forest High boys basketball team lost its only game last week to Polytech High School, 68-27, Dec. 17. Shymer Hanzer scored 11 points in the loss for the Spartans, who next play on Dec. 29 in the Quaker Classic tournament at Wilmington Friends School at a time and against an opponent that has yet to be determined.
Record: 2-1, 2-1
The Lake Forest High wrestling team won its first two matches of the season last week when it beat Dover, 49-30, Dec. 17, and Sussex Tech, 40-39, Dec. 22. The match against Tech was so close that the Spartans needed to win on the ninth tiebreaker, which awards the team having the greater number of points for near falls. In that match, Ryan Miller, 112, Brandon Garcia, 152, Aaron Forrest, 160, Zackary Blackburn, 171, Jared Hacker, 189, Marshall Hobbs, 215, and Christian Forrest, HWT, all got wins. The Spartans are off until next week when they visit Seaford High School at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5.
Polytech High School
Record: 5-1, 5-0
The Polytech High boys basketball had a busy, but successful week, picking up conference wins against Lake Forest, 68-27, Dec. 17, and Seaford, 64-60, Dec. 21, but losing a game to Riverside Baptist, 65-58, Dec. 18. In the win over Seaford, Eric Laster led the Panthers with 27 points, followed by James Mosley who had 11 points. Polytech next plays at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, vs. North Caroline High School at the Governor’s Challenge tournament, held in Salisbury, Md.
Record: 3-3, 2-2
The Polytech High girls basketball team won a close game last week against Pencader Charter, 29-26, Dec. 18, but also lost games to Saint Thomas More, 48-46, Dec. 17, and Seaford, 62-38, Dec. 21. The Panthers next play at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, against Dover High School as part of the Pat Borowski Classic, held at Lake Forest High School.
Record: 2-0, 2-0
The Polytech High wrestling team won its second dual of the year last week when it beat Seaford, 45-19, Dec. 20. The wins for the Panthers came from Jimmy Watts, 125, Trevor White, 130, Robert Dafonte, 130, Jacob Williams, 140, Kurt Bentley, 145, Eddie Waishes, 160, Cory Smith, 171, Mikale Dailey, 189, Jeremy Lacinski, 215, and Justen Iacinski, 285. Polytech is off until after the holidays, when it will host Woodbridge High School at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5.