Cape Henlopen wins division I title with a victory over Caesar Rodney

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Cape Henlopen wrestling team winning the Division I state championship photo by the DIAA   Smyrna – Saturday’s matches at the DIAA Dual Meet State Championships didn’t exactly follow the blueprint for Cape Henlopen head coach Chris Mattioni, but the Vikings were able to find pins in other weight classes to bring home the Division I state championship.   “When …

Delaware Military advances to first state mat final in school history

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Laurel’s Brennan Harrington (top) looks for a way to turn DMA’s Gavin Mundy in their 106 pound bout. Mundy went on to win by pin in 432. Photo by Ben Fulton Delaware Military advances to first state mat final in school history   Smyrna – Delaware Military head coach L.A. Collier has sat in the corner of the DIAA state …

Cape Henlopen advances to first ever state final

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Cape Henlopen’s Lucas Ruppert (left) and Smyrna’s Chijioke Eule battle for position in their 285 pound bout Saturday afternoon. Photo by Ben Fulton Smyrna – Cape Henlopen and Smyrna locked up in a match with twists and turns that kept the crowd at Smyrna High School engaged through the final bout. Cape Henlopen advanced to their first ever state final …

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Caesar Rodney records three pins to advance

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Shamar Nelson (left) and Ryder Robinson lock up in their 220 pound match Nelson won by pin photo by Michael Williams Camden-Wyoming – Caesar Rodney and Sussex Central squared off two months ago with the Riders narrowly winning by one point. The two rivals met again on the mat in the D.I.A.A. Dual Meet State Tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday night both …

Brandon West’s pin ignites Smyrna Rally

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Smyrna Wrestler Brandon West photo by Ben Fulton The regular season match between Milford and Smyrna came down to the final weight class as Chijoka Eulie pulled out a decision for a 36-35 Eagles victory. The rematch in the DIAA quarterfinal duals was expected to be another nail biter, but Smyrna reeled off 29 straight points to win 50-22, sending …

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Tower Hill holds Sussex Tech scoreless

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Wilmington – Saturday night was game where the two teams were so even the game could turn on a single miscue. Tower Hill put up a first quarter touchdown that held the entire game as the Hillers defeated Sussex Tech 14-0 in a D.I.A.A. Class AA state tournament game. After Sussex Tech was forced to punt on the opening possession …