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: 14-5, 9-4
The Dover High boys basketball team brought its regular season to a close last week with a win over Sussex Central High School, 67-52, Feb. 23. The Senators were named the No. 6 seed in the state tournament and will host a second round game against an opponent yet to be named at 7 p.m. Friday, March 4.
Record: 13-6, 10-5
The Dover High girls basketball team ended its regular season on a down note last week, losing a close game to Smyrna, 68-63, Feb. 23. Three Senators tied for the leading scorer’s role in the loss, all with 17 points, including juniors Nichelle Potter, Jada Abrams and Shakia Parker. Junior Shaakira White had 10 points. Dover received a BYE through the first round of the state tournament as the No. 6 seed and will host a second round game against an opponent yet to be named at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3.
Record: 4-7, 3-5
The Dover High wrestling team closed its season last week with one of its grapplers earning a runner-up finish at the 55th annual DIAA Individual Wrestling Championships in senior Tyere Joyner, 140 pounds.
CAESAR RODNEY HIGH SCHOOL
Record: 13-7, 7-5
The Caesar Rodney High girls basketball team lost its regular season finale last week to Padua, 52-48, Feb. 23, despite getting 19 points from senior Monique Miller. The Riders were given the No. 9 seed in the state tournament and hosted its first-round game March 1 against No. 24 Delmar High School.
Record: 10-2, 6-1
The Caesar Rodney High School boys wrestling team earned four individual state titles last week at the 55th annual DIAA Individual Wrestling Championships on Feb. 25 and 26, as senior Issah Meade, 160 pounds, juniors Stephen Jackson, 135 pounds, and Kaleb LeMaire, 119 pounds, and freshman Micah Hight, 112 pounds, each conquered their weight classes. Junior Pierce DeMarreau, 171 pounds, and sophomore Zach Howell, 103 pounds, earned runner-up finishes.
LAKE FOREST HIGH SCHOOL
Record: 6-14, 3-13
The Lake Forest High girls basketball team ended its season last week with a loss to Saint Thomas More, 51-44, Feb. 23. Freshman Gabrielle Cubbage led the team in its final game with 13 points, receiving support from junior Georlycia Curtis, who had 12 points.
POLYTECH HIGH SCHOOL
Record: 17-3, 15-1
The Polytech High boys basketball team saw its perfect Henlopen record receive a blemish in its final regular season game last week when it lost to Smyrna, 46-41, Feb. 23, despite getting a 19-point performance from junior Eric Laster. The Panthers avenged that loss in the Henlopen Conference Championship game Feb. 26, taking Smyrna down, 65-47, and earning the No. 4 seed in the state tournament. The seed means Polytech gets a pass through the first round and will host a second round game at 7 p.m. Friday, March 4.
Record: 7-6, 5-6
The Polytech High wrestling team had one wrestler finish as a runner-up at the 55th annual DIAA Individual Wrestling Championships Feb. 25 and 26, as senior Artis Thorne, 189 pounds, lost in the finals.
SAINT THOMAS MORE PREPARATORY
Record: 3-16, 2-8
The Saint Thomas More boys basketball team dropped its season finale last week to Conrad, 62-41, Feb. 24. Seniors Tyler Simpkiss and Kevin O’Shea each had 11 points in the loss to lead the Ravens in scoring.
Record: 14-6, 7-3
The Saint Thomas More girls basketball team’s regular season closed last week with a tough loss to St. Mark’s, 47-15, Feb. 24. The Ravens were awarded the No. 18 seed in the state tournament and visited No. 15 Seaford High School in the first round on March 1.