Local roundup: Caesar Rodney takes down Smyrna; Dover picks up first win
A pin by Cameron Cataldi (157 pounds) in 1:04 capped Caesar Rodney High’s 50-24 win over Smyrna in Henlopen North Wrestling on Wednesday night.
The Riders scored the final 18 points of the bout with two losses and a pin before defeating the Eagles for the second straight year.
Nathan Legg (165) started the match with a first-half pin for CR, who also received pins from Nick Moore (120) and Nathan Moore (132).
Smyrna suffered a 19-second fall from Chijioke Eule (285), with Christopher Kearney (215) and Tyree Heath (138) also posting pins.
60 Dover, 18 Seaford: The Senators used seven pins to earn their first win of the season.
Dashaun Cole (138) had a 17-second pin while Joe Jackson (126) recorded a 28-second drop. Dover’s other pins came from Silas Sheranko (132), Carter Bean (144), Taiquan Scott (150) and Eythan Jenks (165).
The Blue Jays received pins from Zachary Holmes (157), Sean Martinez (175) and Joseph Mendell (215).
Cape Henlopen 59, Milford 12: The Vikings won the first seven games of the night and took control from the start in the matchup against Henlopen North.
The registration pins for Cape Henlopen were Nicolas Walker (132), Joshua Wright (138), Luke Bender (165), Charles Fritchman (175), Matthew Couchman (215), and Cale Baker (113).
Jordan Curry (190) earned a third-period pin for the Buccaneers.
Sussex Tech 60, Dover 20: Anthony Andrews (106) registered a 44-second pin in the Ravens’ Henlopen North win.
Also pinning for Sussex Tech were David Kristunas (120), Hobe Givens (126), Colin Mohr (132), Bennett Brumbley (138), Dustin Elliott (144), Ryan Cooper (150), Kaleb Benson (165) and Malachi Miller (215).
The Senators got an 18-second pin from Josiah Watson (175) and a fall in 25 seconds from Jamar Harris (285).
Sussex Tech 66, Seaford 12: The Ravens collected seven pins in winning their other match on Wednesday.
Colin Mohr (132) scored a pin for Sussex Tech in just 21 seconds while Dustin Elliott (144) and Logan Micinowski (150) both won by falling in 44 seconds. The Ravens’ other pins came from Hobe Givens (126), Bennett Brumbley (138), Kaleb Benson (175), and Isaiah Dypsky (215).
Zachary Holmes (157) and Sean Martinez (165) had back-to-back pins for the Blue Jays.
Basketball for boys
Dover 72, Sussex Tech 41: The Senators started the game on a 25-10 run before securing victory for Henlopen North.
Jaheim Harrell (18) and Denim Parler (12) combined for seven three-pointers for Dover, which also received 10 points from Kendall Abrams.
The Ravens got 13 points from Kesai Frazier.
86 Seaford, 51 Woodbridge: Kash Wise had 25 points with five three-pointers as the Blue Jays improved to 10-0 at Henlopen South on Tuesday.
Brent Ricketts added 13 points, 12 rebounds and six assists for Seaford, who outplayed the Blue Raiders 26-9 in the third quarter.
Traci Johnson (13), Bruce Mosley (12) and Isaiah Giles (12) scored in double figures for Woodbridge.
Basketball for girls
Delmar 57, Worcester Prep 19: The Wildcats improved to 6-7 with the win outside of conference.
Delmarva Christian 55, Worcester Prep 11: Ainsley Bell scored 23 points, Journey Handy added 12 points and seven assists for the undefeated Royals (14-0).
Somerville honored by DSU: Delaware State sophomore Raymond Somerville was named Defensive Player of the Week at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
In a week in which the Hornets clinched back-to-back MEAC wins, Somerville blocked six shots while pulling down 11 rebounds, nine of which landed on the defensive end.
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