Boy’s basketball defeat Sussex Central

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Rony Baltazar

The Milford High boys’ basketball team defeated Sussex Central, 100-80, at the Milford Central Academy gym on Feb 10. The Bucs also topped Sussex Tech, 60-47, on Feb 8.

Contributing to the dominance over Central, Milford’s top scorer, senior Dionisio “D.J.” Cephas, scored 42 points, including three 3-pointers, while Shane Letthand added 18 points with two 3-pointers. Alvino Hazzard scored 16 points with three 3-pointers.

“I think they played very well,” said Milford assistant coach Rene Diaz. “They showed dominance throughout the game, and I was incredibly glad we beat them at our home.”

After beating St. Elizabeth, previously ranked No. 4 in the state, 65-55 on Feb. 7 the Bucs improved to 13-4 on the season. The Bucs will likely head to state tournament which begins on March 2.

The Bucs complete their regular season against CR at home on Feb. 15 and Dover away on Feb. 17.