High school basketball, wrestling rankings: Week 8

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Boys Basketball Week 6 Rankings as of 1/31/23 by Jason Winchell Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking Comments 1 Middletown 12-2 1 Lost to Sallies, Win over Penn 2 Seaford 12-2 3 Win over Lake 3 Tower Hill 9-2 5 Plays Sallies 4 St GeorgesĀ  12-2 NR Win over Howard 5 Howard 8-2 2 Lost to St Georges, Plays Penn …

Cape, Appo doubleheaders produce two quality games

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

(Middletown)Ā  The Cape Henlopen Vikings and Appoquinimink Jaguars scheduled a “rare” boys and girls varsity basketball double header Thursday. The two teams provided those in attendance with close and dramatic games.Ā  The boys game featured No. 7 Appo with a record of 9-3 versus unranked Cape with a 9-4 mark. Appo jumped out to an early 8-0 lead thanks to …

Bonus Hoops as No. 7 Appo holds off No. 6 CaravelĀ 

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

(Middletown, DE)Ā  When the 6th and 7th ranked teams in the Delaware Live-302 Sports poll get together, a close game is expected. That is exactly what transpired Tuesday night as the Caravel Buccaneers (No. 6) and Appoquinimink Jaguars (No. 7) battled into overtime in a Jags 71-62 victory. There was no indication the game would be tightly contested early, as …

Avyion Matthews leads Seaford over Laurel

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

The third ranked Seaford Blue Jays and tenth ranked Laurel Bulldogs played a very important boys basketball game that resembled a “track meet” as the teams raced up and down the floor for 32 minutes in front of a “sold out” crowd in Bill Pugh Gymnasium Thursday night. The Blue Jays held a 14-7 1st quarter lead but Laurel out …

Polytech remains unbeatenĀ Henlopen Conference

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

The Polytech Panthers took a two game lead in the Henlopen North with a hard fought 55-52 win at Dover High Tuesday. Coach John Pierce told 302 Sports that he talked to his players at halftime regarding the pressure of the hostile environment. “It was a little sketchy in the beginning, but they finally worked their way through it”. Pierce …

Freshman Jayvion Denis leads Dover over Milford

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Freshman guard Jayvion Denis came out of the locker room at halftime with “the hot hand”, scoring 9 straight points to extend Dover’s lead to double digits (49-35) thus giving the Senators a lead they would never relinquish in a Henlopen-North win Thursday night. The final was 84-66, but the host Buccaneers gave the favored Senators all they could handle …

High school basketball, wrestling rankings: Week 6

Nick Halliday Headlines, High Schools, Sports

  Boys Basketball Week 6 Rankings by Jason Winchell Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking Comments 1 Tower Hill 5-1 1 Plays Sanford & Caravel 2 Middletown 8-1 2 Big Win over Seaford 3 Howard 4-1 4 Faces Appo 4 Seaford 6-1 5 Lost to Middletown 5 Caravel 5-2 6 Host Tower Hill 6 Appoquinimink 7-1 7 Away at Howard …

Dover pulls away from Sussex Central in boys hoops

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Dover, DE-The Dover Senators pulled away from a first quarter tie to snap Sussex Central’s 4-game winning streak in a 62-42 Henlopen North win Tuesday night. Both teams were seeing action for the 1st time since the Governor’s Challenge holiday tournament in Salisbury, MD.Ā  The Golden Knights have already doubled their win total from last season (2-17) with a 4-1 …