Middletown wins thrilling triple overtime game against Appo

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

MIDDLETOWN:  The third-ranked Middletown Cavaliers pulled away from the seventh ranked Appo Jags in the third overtime for a comfortable 98-87 win in boys basketball. However, the game was anything but comfortable for the Cavaliers. The visitors from the east side of town held a 61-51 lead with :90 to go in regulation. Then the Jags fought back with clutch …

Middletown breaks open a close game for decisive win

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  (Middletown)    The third ranked Middletown Cavaliers  outscored Odessa 23-5 in the final quarter to get the intra-district win Tuesday night 63-39 in boys basketball. The Ducks were down by just 6 points as Henry Nyasagare buried a corner “three” late in the third quarter to make the score 40-34 heading to the final 8:00. Middletown turned up the …

Middletown defense instrumental in Harvest Bowl win

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  Middletown continued its dominance over Smyrna in the regular season at  Charles V. Williams  Stadium Friday night but it wasn’t easy. The underdog Eagles had the ball with a chance to win, but Middletown’s Jacobi Rodgers intercepted a pass in the end zone on the final play of the game to preserve the Cavaliers 14-12 win. Both defenses played …

Middletown dominates in home opener

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The Middletown Cavaliers were dominant in their home opener Friday night at Cavaliers Stadium. The Cavaliers hosted Sussex Central Friday night in front of home fans for the first time this season and came away with a big 41-7 victory.    From the opening kickoff Middletown took advantage of the Golden Knights mishaps. On the kickoff the ball took a …

Top seed Middletown advances to final four at the Bob

Glenn FrazerSports

The No. 1 seeded Middletown Cavaliers trailed early but fought back to take  a 15-10 lead after one quarter and would hold the advantage until the final buzzer in a 57-42 quarterfinal win at home Saturday. Number eight seed Sanford came out firing, going up 10-6 midway through the opening period thanks to two “three-point” shots by senior Sean Forrest. …

Middletown celebrates Senior Day with win over Caravel

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

Middletown-The Middletown Cavaliers honored its 10 senior basketball players before Saturday’s final home game, and then those seniors excelled on the court in a 91-66 win. All ten of those seniors played and eight of them scored as the top-ranked Cavs broke open a close contest with an offensive barrage in the final quarter, out scoring Caravel 30-13. Jayden Rogers …

Middletown defends home court in dominating effort

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The top ranked Middletown Cavaliers and the #4 St George’s Seahawks struggled to score points in the first half of their boys basketball game Monday night. At the end of the first quarter the Cavaliers held an 8-2 lead and were up just 17-8 after the opening 16:00 minutes of play. In the locker room, Head coach Azeez Ali told …

Smyrna advances to 3A title game with dominating win over Middletown

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

In the 3A quarterfinal round last week, three teams “flipped the script” avenging losses during the regular season. Smyrna did the same Friday night in the semis with a convincing 48-0 win over Middletown, a team the Eagles lost to 21-14 back in September.  Smyrna mixed up the offense using the “wildcat”, “earthquake”, and the spread with very little passing, …

Middletown makes statement with road win over Sussex Central

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Georgetown – Defending Class AAA state champion Middletown came into their game with second ranked Sussex Central hovering at the 500 mark on the season, but left Georgetown with a statement win as the Cavaliers pulled away from the Knights in the second half with a 42-16 road win. “First off Sussex Central is a great football team and a …

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Top-ranked Middletown beats Appo with big plays

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The Appoquinimink Jaguars have never beaten their district rival Middletown (on the field) in football since the Jags started playing on the varsity level in 2009. That streak continued Friday night in a “hard-fought” game at Appoquinimink High School. The defending state champions scored on two long plays to secure a 14-0 win in front of a capacity crowd of …